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Army officer arrested over arms supply to kidnappers, robbers in Delta

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By Emma Amaize ASABA—OPERATIVES of Delta State Police Command have apprehended a serving Army officer for delivering arms and ammunition to kidnapping and robbery gangs in the state and...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Inter-State transportation in Nigeria: Problems (1)

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“The revival, resuscitation, development and modernization of 21st century rail system is a sine qua non to the liberation of the country from the shackles of primitive and outdated rail...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

How can anyone go to bed, sleep soundly when workers have not been paid – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram raids military base in Nigeria’s northeast, seizes weapons, ammunition

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Boko Haram jihadists have raided a military base in northeast Nigeria, killing one soldier and injuring nine others before seizing weapons and ammunition, security sources told AFP on Monday. The...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

Security expert urges FG to exercise caution in release of insurgents

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President of the Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria, AISSON Dr. Ona Ekhomu , yesterday , advised the federal government to exercise extreme caution in the mass...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

36 states share N173.8bn from federation account in September – Graphic Report

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The 36 states shared N173.8 billion from the Federation Account in September from the distributable revenue generated for the month. The breakdown was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

Child killer-diseases: WHO raises 113 teams in Borno

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised 113 mobile health teams to complement the efforts of Borno State government to fight child-killer diseases, one of which (cholera) claimed 58 lives...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

What is it about oil that it reveals the worst in us?

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By Dele Sobowale “I know this bravado management style runs contrary to the cleansing operations you engaged me to carry out at the inception of your administration. This is also not in...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

Buratai tasks officers on conduct, professionalism, inaugurates data recovery centre

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday in Lagos tasked officers of the Nigerian Army Finance Corps (NAFC) on conduct, professionalism and hard work as he inaugurated the Data...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Operation Crocodile Smile II intended to increase rhythm of our combat operations – Army

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…dismiss alleged claims of military vaccinations, immunization in schools By Samuel Oyadongha, Yenagoa The Nigerian Army Saturday shed light on the second phase of its Operation Crocodile...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Clark advises PDP leaders to jettison impunity, imposition culture

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Elder Statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to demonstrate lessons learnt from its recent crises by jettisoning impunity and imposition that characterised its...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Borno, Yobe, Adamawa states’ people may die of hunger, malnutrition – Oxfam

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…tasks FG on pro-smallscale farmers’ policies By CALEB AYANSINA ABUJA – OXFAM in Nigeria has raised alarm that over 5.8 million people in the northeast part of the country were...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari’s World Bank appeal aimed at rebuilding in North-East, says Shettima

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Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s appeal to the World Bank was to address economic rebuilding and humanitarian crisis in the North-East. Shettima said...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Photos: Plateau state Governor, Simon Bako Lalong buries brother

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Plateau State governor, Simon Bako Lalong, recently buried his younger brother, Tsenba Wummen Bako, who died after an illness. The burial took place at the Family Burial Ground, Nyak (Ajikamai) in...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

NNPC to reinvigorate exploratory activities in seven inland basins

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… As Gov. Gaidam Applauds Baru on Reforms As part of strategies to shore up the nation’s reserve base, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), will reinvigorate...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →