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Breaking: First civilian gov of Adamawa, Saleh Michika in coma

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The first civilian governor of Adamawa State, Abubakar Saleh Michika has been reported to be in coma for some days now at the Federal Medical Centre in, Yola. Abubakar Saleh Michika Abubakar Saleh...

Sat Mar 10th, 2018     Read More →

Humanitarian operations in Rann still suspended – UN

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New York – The UN said on Saturday that suspension of humanitarian operations in Rann, Borno, on March 2 was still in force. Following the attack in Rann on 1 March 2018, in which three aid...

Sat Mar 10th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Will Buhari surmount challenges that brought Jonathan down?

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In response to pressures and criticisms arising from the above lapses, President Buhari visited Taraba State, on Monday, to commiserate with people who lost loved ones in the wake of violence that...

Sat Mar 10th, 2018     Read More →

10,623 poor persons receive FG’s N5, 000 monthly grants in Kaduna

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Kaduna – A total of 10,623 extremely poor and vulnerable persons in Kaduna State have been selected to receive N5, 000 monthly under the Federal Government Conditional Cash Transfer...

Fri Mar 9th, 2018     Read More →

UTME begins successfully in Adamawa — JAMB Coordinator

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The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) started successfully in Adamawa on Friday in five examination centres, Mr Danladi Aliyu, the Adamawa Zonal Coordinator of Joint Admissions and...

Fri Mar 9th, 2018     Read More →

Chibok/Dapchi Girls: Senate summons Buratai, IGP

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—FOLLOWING the abduction of over 110 girls from Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State by suspected Boko Haram militants, the Senate has...

Fri Mar 9th, 2018     Read More →

Ohanaeze Ndigbo to IGP: Disarm armed herdsmen before ordering licenced gun owners to submit their’s

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The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called on the Inspector General of Police to disarm armed Fulani herdsmen before ordering licenced gun owners to submit them to the police...

Thu Mar 8th, 2018     Read More →

When shall we see the back of Boko Haram?

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By Gambo Dori THIS is the question nagging the minds of many in the north-eastern parts of the country. Readers may recall that there were sighs of relief all round in 2017 when the nation was...

Thu Mar 8th, 2018     Read More →

IDP protest over food in Adamawa, as Police abort pensioners’ rally in Niger

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By Wole Mosadomi Hundreds of internally-displaced persons, IDPs, mostly women and children, from Fufore and Malkohi camps in Adamawa State, yesterday, staged peaceful protests over lack of food in...

Thu Mar 8th, 2018     Read More →

No parent will send his daughter back to that school, says parent of missing Dapchi girls

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Boko Haram’s abduction of 110 girls in northeast Nigeria has prompted fresh fears about safety at schools, nearly four years after a similar kidnapping led to promises of better...

Wed Mar 7th, 2018     Read More →

UNDP trains over 150 displaced persons on entrepreneurship skills in northeast

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By Victoria Ojeme Yola– The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Samuel Bwalya said over 150 displaced youths, women and men from the crises ridden northeast have...

Wed Mar 7th, 2018     Read More →

How IPOB mesmerized and humiliated Igbo leaders in Enugu

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By Emeka Mamah Enugu— The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has banned further discussions on Nigerian unity anywhere in the South-East. IPOB made this known in its letter of apology to...

Wed Mar 7th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari does not teleguide Magu – Osinbajo

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The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo speaking to a group of journalists and social media practitioners in Lagos on Friday, 2 March 2018 spoke on government policies, the fight against corruption,...

Wed Mar 7th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria loses 2,300 under-5-yr olds, 145 women of child-bearing age every day — Senate

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Calls for special court to enforce children’s rights Probes cases of child labour, molestation, abuse By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm that Nigeria as a...

Wed Mar 7th, 2018     Read More →

I’m doing everything possible to avoid abduction, attacks on our people—Buhari

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration will do everything possible not just to avoid abduction similar to that of Dapchi schoolgirls but also attacks...

Wed Mar 7th, 2018     Read More →