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How NEMA wasted N414 m rice donated by China for IDPs – Dogara

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…Pictures of expired rice in NEMA warehouse emerge Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor The Speaker Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday released...

Wed Nov 14th, 2018     Read More →

175 dead, 10,000 hospitalised as Cholera hits North-East

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Norwegian Refugee Council, NRC, says cholera has killed 175 people in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states, leaving about 10,000 people hospitalised. File: children play in dirty water in...

Wed Nov 14th, 2018     Read More →

BAYELSA: Game of ‘musical chairs’ with Police commissioners

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By Emma Nnadozie Crime Editor The tragic comedy playing out in the posting of Commissioners of Police to oil-rich Bayelsa State should serve as a veritable pointer to events that will herald the...

Tue Nov 13th, 2018     Read More →

Man climbs mast to protest encroachment by Atiku’s varsity

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abuja—Musa Wakatu, a resident of Abuja, has climbed a telecommunication mast over an alleged land encroachment by the American University of Nigeria (AUN). Former Vice President Atiku...

Tue Nov 13th, 2018     Read More →

Alaafin of Oyo: Coping with a disintegrated empire

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By Eric Teniola ON October 15, IKU BABAYEYE IGBAKEJI ORISA, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo was 80. He is the Emperor of a lost Empire which in the 18th century occupied the...

Tue Nov 13th, 2018     Read More →

Taliban fighters kill 37 Afghan Policemen

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At least 37 local policemen were killed by the Taliban as fighting rage in Afghanistan’s Western Farah Province, local officials said on Monday. Taliban fighters: overrun Afghan...

Mon Nov 12th, 2018     Read More →

2019: APC supporters inaugurate media team for Operation Deliver Your Ward

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Yola – An All Progressives Congress (APC) volunteer group in Adamawa, Operation Deliver Your Ward, has inaugurated a 105 media team for adequate enlightenment of the electorate on the...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

How I defrauded people on Facebook pretending to be Atiku’s aide —Suspect

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By Ifeanyi Okolie A masters degree holder, Aminu Ahmed Yerima, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, for defrauding over...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Communal clashes claim 41 lives in Adamawa, Gombe

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BY UMMAR YUSUF No fewer than 41 persons were confirmed killed while 107 houses among other property were destroyed during the recent communal clashes between the Lungudas tribe in Adamawa state...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

House of Reps allegation on North-East food aid blatant falsehood – Presidency

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Abuja – The presidency on Friday dismissed claims by the House of Representatives that there were violations in the approval of N5.8 billion Emergency Intervention Fund for North-East by the...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Shi’ite Protest: Nigerian Army overreached itself

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Dr. Kayode Ajulo It delivers both worry and wonder each time our nation-state hoists its flag for the wrong reasons; reasons anchored on the wings of any report that does disservice to the name of...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku’s N33,000 minimum wage to staff members hogwash – Buhari’s group

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The Buhari Media Organization has dismissed claims by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar that he would pay N33,000 minimum wage to his staff. President...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

How N33bn Emergency Fund was embezzled – NASS Report

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…Reps indict Osinbajo, Panel seeks dismissal, prosecution of NEMA DG over fraud, corruption In contravention of constitutional provisions, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo illegally approved the...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

103 soldiers, including colonels, lieutenant colonels detained over botched coup

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Suspected of having links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a failed coup in mid-2016, 103 Turkish soldiers have been ordered to be detained. Turkey’s President Recep...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

NEMA clarifies alleged reps indictment

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said it is shocked to hear about some of the findings and conclusions presented by the House of Representatives committee on Emergency and...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →