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Buhari to new DG DSS: Have we ever met before?

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday in Abuja, met for the first time, with the newly appointed Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, at the Presidential...

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Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

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Yobe government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state. Children risk cholera Dr Muhammad Kawuwa, the...

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N5.4b project probe: You can’t blackmail, intimidate me, Adamu tells Al-makura

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The Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu says he will not succumb to blackmail and intimidation by Gov. Umaru Al-makura of Nasarawa state. Sen. Abdullahi...

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Eagles at Aso Rock

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By Mfon James How Nsima Ekere and Godswill Akpabio are masterminding the return of Akwa Ibom to the mainstream of Nigerian politics Even though it is a season of “loyalty” visits to...

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Soldiers drain Jos pond in search of missing Maj. General Alkali

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Some Nigerian soldiers are draining a mining pond at Dura, Du District, Jos South Local Government of Plateau, in search of Idris Alkali, a missing retired Major General. Alkali, former Chief of...

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Some PDP presidential aspirants are APC moles, says Gov Wike

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Says some are not presidential materials,some seeking settlement By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – RIVERS State governor, Nyesom Wike,yesterday, alleged that many presidential aspirants of the...

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Factor earthquakes into civil engineering projects —NASRDA

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By J.K. Obatala IT is best to confer with mandated agencies, such as the National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, before embarking on construction projects, in earthquake prone...

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Lagos estate sues IGP for N250m over invasion, arrest

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By Innocent Anaba Residents of Millenium Citi Centre Estate in Gbagada, Lagos State, have dragged the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mr Ibrahim Idris and men of the IGP Monitoring Unit before a...

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Paying for Sirika’s aborted flight of fancy

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By Azu Ishiekwene IT’s not yet clear what finally did it or who. But it was clear, almost from the start, that the country could not bluff its way through this flight. Minister of State for...

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Ambode not embattled, says Oshiomhole as APC govs rally in support

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Tony Nwankwo, Omeiza Ajayi & Providence Emmanuel ABUJA — The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade...

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APC: Oshiomhole bows to govs on indirect primaries

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said governors elected on the platform of the party could adopt indirect primaries in...

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Tambuwal takes presidential campaign to S-West

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu A leading presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Aminu Tambuwal, has taken his campaign to the South-West geo-political zone, with a promise...

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2019: Buhari appoints Amaechi to head campaign organisation

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—AHEAD of the 2019 Presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a campaign organisation for his re-election bid, with...

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Lawyer drags Buhari, Buratai, Malami, others to court over Python Dance 3

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami have been dragged to the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja...

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Benue PDP taunts Akume, says he’s desperate,

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benue State has described perceived attacks by Senator George Akume on Governor Samuel Ortom as unfortunate and fall short of the...

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