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FIDA urges NASS to pass Gender Equality Bill

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The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has urged the National Assembly to pass the Gender Equality Bill into law to curb gender-based violence in the country. Mrs Ngozi Ikenga,...

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NYSC suspends orientation course in Benue

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Abuja – The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says the 2017 Batch ‘B’ stream II orientation course scheduled to hold in Benue from Jan. 16 to Feb. 5 has been suspended till...

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Fuel scarcity: 20 marketers apprehended —IPMAN BoT chair

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—CHAIRMAN, Board of Trustees, BoT, of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Alhaji Abdulkadir Aminu, has said no fewer than 20 petroleum...

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Rebuild churches destroyed by Boko Haram, Onaiyekan appeals to FG

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—THE Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has appealed to the Federal Government to rebuild all the churches destroyed by...

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Cleric faults FG on Benue Killings

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By Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA—The General Overseer, World Royal City Church, Prophet, Emmanuel Effa, has faulted federal government’s approach in tackling the Benue killings by the alleged...

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Insecurity: Army starts delivery of Innoson war trucks to tighten security

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In a bid to maintain its promise and patronize locally made products, Nigerian Army has on Sunday began and has took delivery of Innoson war trucks to tighten security in the country. Chairman,...

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Surulere Man, Reveals How Taking V1agra Almost Gave Him Stroke & Heart Attack Plus A New Herbal Formula That is 10x Better With No Side Effect.

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Studies have found V1agra which is the trade name for Sildenafil Citrate to have dangerous side effect on both short term and long term use. They Include; Stroke and Heart Attack It affects the...

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FG set to reduce mercury use in mining

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abuja—The Federal Government has said it is working to develop a National Action Plan, NAP, to reduce the use of mercury in Nigeria. Dr Abdukadir Muazu, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of...

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This govt thrives on lies, propaganda — Abaribe

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Senator Enyinnaya Harcourt Abaribe is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy. He is also the Chairman, South-East caucus in the Senate. First elected in 2007 by...

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Why El-Zakzaky agreed to media parade —Falana

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We’re not placated — IMN By Ben Agande Lagos lawyer and Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, said, yesterday, that leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN,...

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2019: APC senator criticises 7 govs for endorsing Buhari

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Senator Shehu Sani Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) has flayed seven governors from his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, for asking President Muhammadu Buhari to contest for the...

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Killings in Benue, Taraba, others fuelled by harsh laws — Miyetti Allah

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By Kingsley Omonobi & Peter Duru Abuja: The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, yesterday, disclosed that the killings and attacks experienced in several parts of the country...

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Narratives on Jan 15 Armed Forces Day

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Every time I read the above Scripture, I am struck by a deep feeling that Jesus is speaking those words to Nigerians: “Woe to you, Nigerians, hypocrites! Because you build the tombs of Igbos...

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Stop all senseless bloodshed, IBB warns

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor, Dirisu Yakubu & Peter Duru .Lalong apologises to Ortom, withdraws offensive remark .Says I’m truly sorry for comment on anti-open grazing...

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Fuel price hikes as dividends of democracy

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By Owei Lakemfa THE populace was ecstatic on May 29, 1999 when the military finally departed after a renewed dictatorship of 15 years. Expectations were very high. The new President was Chief...

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