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Zulum commissions 50 houses for UNIMAID’s junior staff

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Kindly Share This Story: By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Friday commissioned 50 housing units constructed by Borno State Government to increase shelter needs of junior...

Fri Nov 20th, 2020     Read More →

Cameroonian refugees get health security in Taraba

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The Jesuit Refugees Service (JRS) has assisted no fewer than 50, 000 refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria from 2018 to date. Its Head of Programmes in Nigeria, Tamara Hart,...

Fri Nov 20th, 2020     Read More →

Arresting worsening insecurity

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The events of the last one month have proven more than ever before how urgent it is that we examine and reflect on the extant security architecture of our land. If bandits could dare to abduct...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

Injury knocks Rasheed Sulaimon out of 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers

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Casademont Zaragoza Shooting Guard, Rasheed Sulaimon, has been ruled out of D’Tigers’ 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers due to injury, according to NBBFMedia. Sulaimon, who was listed in the...

Wed Nov 18th, 2020     Read More →

Average price for cooking gas dips in October- NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday said the average price for refilling five kilogrammes (5kg) cylinder of Cooking Gas decreased slightly to N1,953.71 in October from N1974.67 in...

Tue Nov 17th, 2020     Read More →

Shettima heads APC Cross River North Campaign Council for by-election

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Borno State governor, Kashim ShettimaThe APC has announced the appointment of Sen. Kashim Shettima as the chairman of its Cross River North Senatorial District Campaign Council for the...

Sun Nov 15th, 2020     Read More →

Troops overrun terrorists, apprehend IEDs makers in NE – DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Fire Ball have overran some Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and arrested their Improvised Explosive Devices...

Sun Nov 15th, 2020     Read More →

For INAC, NCAC networks Nigeria’s craft to the world

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It was two days of cultural explosion. Two days of arts and culture networking. Overall, it was two days of glitz, glamour and panache that COVID-19 could not stop. It was the 2020 of...

Sun Nov 15th, 2020     Read More →

INEC to hold Lagos, Imo, Bayelsa, others bye-elections December

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed December 5, 2020, for the pending bye-elections in six senatorial districts and nine state constituencies. INEC national commissioner...

Fri Nov 13th, 2020     Read More →

Military airstrike kills terrorists in Sambisa forest

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The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has eliminated several Boko Haram terrorists in an air raid on their hideouts at Njimia and Dure in the Sambisa Forest,...

Thu Nov 12th, 2020     Read More →

‘RMRDC set to overhaul bamboo value chain in Nigeria’

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H. D. Ibrahim Bamboos are plants in the Bambusoideae subfamily of the grass family. Bamboos include some of the fastest-growing plants in the world and this makes bamboo to be competitive as a...

Thu Nov 12th, 2020     Read More →

‘Overcoming humanitarian crisis will boost investments, development of Borno’

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Minister of Environment, Hajia Amina Mohammed Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Amina Mohammed, yesterday, said overcoming humanitarian crises in Borno State could boost...

Thu Nov 12th, 2020     Read More →

Kano cracks down on beer, despite N40.6b remittance

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Despite benefitting from proceeds of alcohol sale through the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), Kano State Government, for religious reasons, destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer...

Wed Nov 11th, 2020     Read More →

Troops eliminate 8 terrorists, rescue victims, recover arms in North East

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Nigerian Troops PHOTO: NAN The Defence Headquarters says the troops of ”Operation Fire Ball” have eliminated eight terrorists of Boko Haram and Islamic States West Africa Province...

Tue Nov 10th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerians query 25-year-old quota policy in varsity admissions

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Academics, among other Nigerians, have called for urgent review or scrapping of the nation’s quota policy in varsity admissions to promote equity and national development. In a bid to ensure...

Tue Nov 10th, 2020     Read More →