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We’re ready for conciliation, says Lalong

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Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has said that his administration is ready to reconcile with all the stakeholders to move the state forward. Lalong stated this following Monday’s...

Thu Jan 23rd, 2020     Read More →

UNIABUJA students lament fee increment

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The students of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) have called out the management of the school for increasing their tuition fees. The students, who described the decision of the management as...

Thu Jan 23rd, 2020     Read More →

One year after Lassa fever conference: Are we rising to the challenge?

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About a year ago, nearly 700 people from 15 countries across the world gathered in Abuja, Nigeria for the first Lassa Fever International Conference in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Thu Jan 23rd, 2020     Read More →

CALSER mourns pastor killed by Boko Haram/ISWAP

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Kindly Share This Story:… calls for unity of faith against terrorist ideology Mr Lawan Andimi The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has condemned the murder of...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Council Vice Chairmen back Malami over letter to Makinde

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Kindly Share This Story:Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State By Chris Ochayi The Association of Local Government Vice Chairmen of Nigeria, ALGOVC, has expressed support for the Attorney-General of the...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Police inspector allegedly beats widow to death in Akwa Ibom

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Kindly Share This Story:By Chioma Onuegbu A police officer in Akwa Ibom state police command identified as Inspector Bassey Ikpe has allegedly beaten one widow, Mrs. Deborah Mkpenie to death over...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Laporte surprised to be back in action for Man City

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Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte admits he has returned from his serious knee injury earlier than he expected. The Frenchman was a surprise inclusion in Pep Guardiola’s starting...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Money Rituals: Court jails herbalist, others found with 11 human skulls, 29 bones

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Kindly Share This Story: By Demola Akinyemi Justice Dusosinlohun Kawu of an Ilorin High Court, Wednesday convicted one local herb seller (alagbo), herbalist/ritualist, student and four others for...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Police rescue woman, 7 months old baby from Kidnappers in Katsina forest

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Kindly Share This Story: By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja. The Police in Katsina state, working jointly with personnel of the Nigerian military on Tuesday rescued a 30-year-old woman, Fidausi...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Graphic: One shot dead, another injured as police disperse Shi’ites protest in Abuja

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Kindly Share This Story:Man Injured during the protest By Luminous Jannamike A yet-to-be-identified man has been allegedly shot dead by the police in Abuja during a protest by members of Islamic...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Sani demands N100m damages for alleged illegal detention

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Human rights activist, Senator Shehu Sani, has claimed that his continuous detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) without trial is a gross violation of his fundamental...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Supreme Court quashes Adamawa, Benue guber appeals for lack of merit

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Supporters of Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom jubilating over Supreme Court’s validation of his election in Abuja…yesterday. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA<br />The Supreme Court...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari condemns killing of CAN Chairman, Andimi

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the terrorist killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa, describing it as...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

Dokpesi opens defence in N2.1bn alleged fraud charge

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Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications Plc, on Tuesday, at the Federal High Court Abuja, opened his defence in the alleged N2.1 billion fraud charge, preferred against him by the Economic...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

We didn’t conduct in-depth probe into Maina’s case, EFCC witness

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An EFCC Operative, Mohammed Goji, on Monday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that the commission did not conduct a thorough investigation into the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT)...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →