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Photos: Prince Charles, Omo N’Oba Ewuare II, Ooni of Ife, Emir of Kano, Sultan meet

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The Prince of Wales Charles met with some Nigerian traditional leaders to discuss, among other issues, peace and security, and educating the girl-child. Prince Charles received the traditional...

Wed Nov 7th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: 16 Nigeria troops missing after Boko Haram attack

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At least 16 Nigerian soldiers are missing following clashes with Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad area, military and militia sources told AFP on Tuesday. Army deploys troops to Benue, 5 other...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari has delivered on his electoral promises – Lai Mohammed

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered on his campaign promises, and deserves to be voted for the second term. Mohammed said...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

NAF destroys Boko Haram camp in Borno

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The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp in Ngwuri Gana, Borno.and also neutralised several of the insurgents Director of...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

Issues, personalities and 2019

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By Obadiah Mailafia MANY of our chattering classes have been going on as if the presidential elections are all about the big gladiators. Nobody is talking about the issues that really matter to...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

79 school pupils abducted in restive anglophone Cameroon

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Gunmen kidnapped 79 school students on Monday in an English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting an armed campaign for independence, security and government sources said. The...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

Rwanda to partner Nigeria on Public Service Reforms

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The Government of the Republic of Rwanda is to partner Nigeria on ways to revive the public service in Nigeria especially the North-East region. Rwanyido Fanfan, Rwandan Minister of Public Service...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Shettima swears in 21 commissioners

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Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno on Monday swore in 21 commissioners to serve as members of the ‘state’s Executive Council to complete his second term in office. The swearing in came...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

Minimum Wage showdown: FG in dilemma as 10 states offer NLC higher minimum wage

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Plateau tops list with N57,000, Abia follows with N42,000, Jigawa N32,000, Nasarawa N31, Kano N30,000, Gombe N28,000, Borno 27,000, Bauchi N25, Adamawa N23,000 , Ondo N22,000, Taraba...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

Shi’ites group releases name of those killed during protest, clash with police, army

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The names of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) or Shiites members who were allegedly killed by soldiers during a recent protest in Abuja. Army, had accused the Shiites of direct provocation,...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Erosion: Anambra community bicker over partial ban on sand excavation

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Oko (Anambra) – The People of Ihengwu Villiage, Oko in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra have called for outright ban on sand excavation at all beaches in Oko Town. Ihengwu is...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Crashed Lion Air : Senior Indonesian rescue diver dies

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An Indonesian rescue diver died in the search for a passenger jet that crashed early this week near Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board, the search and rescue agency (Basarnas) said on...

Sat Nov 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Why Kaduna is always boiling – Stakeholders

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Kaduna, Stakeholders in Kaduna State have attributed the protracted crisis in the state to failure of governance, injustice and growing culture of hate among the people. More than 70 people were...

Sat Nov 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Military Hangover And The Nigerian Democracy

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BY ERNEST OSOGBUE This year marked the 19th anniversary of civilian rule, albeit democracy in Nigeria. Never in the history of the country has there been such a long uninterrupted rule by...

Sat Nov 3rd, 2018     Read More →

50 IDPs benefit from housing scheme in Adamawa

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BY UMAR YUSUF, YOLA Efforts by the Federal, States and Local Governments, non governmental Organisations and the International Community to resettle the displaced people of the North East...

Sat Nov 3rd, 2018     Read More →