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‘We need a Minister of Health, not Minister of Medical Doctors’

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On the health portfolio, the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, said: First, the President should choose somebody who has familiarity with healthcare...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

How I would have assigned portfolios — Onovo, ex-NCP presidential candidate

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By Chinwoke Akoma Chief Martin Onovo, the presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party, NCP, the party founded by the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi, in the 2019 general elections, speaks on...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Sallah: North-East residents want stakeholders to emulate Buratai, Nigeria Army

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Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm. This much was...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

NEMA urges collaboration in providing safety for humanitarian workers

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The Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Mustapha Maihaja, has called for collaboration with Nigerians in providing safety to aid workers exposed to risk in the course...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s decision that changed Boko Haram’s narrative

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By David Onmeje A South African adage says;” Even an ant can hurt an elephant.” So, on May 29, 2015, when President Muhammadu Buhari took the oath of office as Nigeria’s...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian soldier: When will enough be enough?

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Nigerian soldier By Tony Eluemunor What really is the effect of the military and paramilitary uniform on the average wearer? Does it give them an uncommon sense of responsibility and remarkable...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

3 soldiers killed as troops foil Boko Haram attack in Borno

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soldiers Three soldiers have reportedly been killed when troops of Operation Lafiya Dole averted a Boko Haram attack on Molai village in Borno State. Buratai: Epitomising courage In...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Those calling for revolution ‘re evil minded — Abdullahi, Nasarawa speaker

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revolution By David Odama NASARAWA State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, is not happy with those agitating for revolution and wants them to utilise constitutional means to change...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Tribunal: You lack credentials to be President, Atiku tackles Buhari

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Atiku By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, has taken a fresh wipe at President Muhammadu Buhari,...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Buratai goes tough on top officers over sack of key brigade

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Abuja—The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has taken punitive measures against senior military officers under whose watch a key brigade fell to Boko Haram terrorists last week. Two...

Thu Aug 15th, 2019     Read More →

When shall we vanquish Boko Haram?

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By Gambo Dori AS the Boko Haram scourge turned into its tenth year, this must be the question, I guess, that must be agitating the minds of many, particularly those of us living in the afflicted...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s populism and the state of the nation

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By Ayo Obaju Nobody is persuaded to love him neither would anyone be induced to hate him. But President Muhammadu Buhari has more friends or admirers than foes. It is the experience of every...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Borno Govt, donates Sambisa Forest for RUGA

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Borno By Anthony Ogbonna The Borno State government has donated some part of Sambisa forest for the controversial Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) programme. Oyo govt berates Ajimobi over missing...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

626 election death toll unacceptable

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death FURTHER indicators that the 2019 general elections were considerably far behind the standards set in 2015 have emerged with the release of the report of the Nigerian Civil Society Situation...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

BEFORE HIS ARREST: Why Nigeria is due for revolution — Sowore

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By Morenike Taire & Ebele Orakpo Mr Omoyele Sowore, 48, is a human rights activist, publisher of Sahara Reporters, and 2019 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC....

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →