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Masari to head Northern Governors’ Forum security committee

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Kaduna – The Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) on Friday appointed Gov. Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State to head its committee to proffer solution to the security challeges in...

Sat May 18th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity; not new in Northern states

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By Tony Eluemunor A few years ago, Boko Haram appeared to be the only evil in the land. But it was not the root of the insecurity that it embodied. Many people shouted themselves hoarse that...

Sat May 18th, 2019     Read More →

Northern governors meet in Kaduna

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Ben Agande – Kaduna Governors of the 19 northern states are meeting in Kaduna, the last meeting before the swearing in of new administration on 29 May 2019. Northern governors Although the...

Fri May 17th, 2019     Read More →

Ogun APC secretariat burgled

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Unknown persons, on Wednesday, ransacked the secretariat of the Ogun All Progressives Congress (APC), carting away sensitive documents and damaging some property. APC Zamfara Killings: Borno will...

Thu May 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: I will soon release my legislative agenda – Lawan

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Says he will Carry everyone along By Henry Umoru ABUJA- AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly and election of Presiding officers especially in the Senate, Senate Leader, Senator...

Thu May 16th, 2019     Read More →

How Reps passed South East Devt Commission Bill

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- Everything went into it. Emotions, lobbying and ultimately politics. Those played a key role in the passage of the South East Development Commission Bill, SEDC to...

Thu May 16th, 2019     Read More →

Borno now safer than Abuja, Sokoto, Kaduna, other states —Shettima

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By Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI—Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday said the state that had been under attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the last 10 years, was now safer for ...

Thu May 16th, 2019     Read More →

Banditry – the police hold the key

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By Gambo Dori PROBABLY nothing had been so extensively discussed nationwide in the last fortnight than the issue of security, or to be more precise, lack of it. Other momentous issues ranging from...

Thu May 16th, 2019     Read More →

Hajiya Saratu Aliyu now 20th NACCIMA National President

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By Ebunoluwa Sessou As part of efforts to ensure inclusiveness and gender equality in governance as well as decision-making, the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and...

Thu May 16th, 2019     Read More →

FEC approves $1bn EXIM Bank loan for Gurara Hydropower 

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…says Nigeria saves $21bn on imports By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Executive Council, FEC on Wednesday approved $1 billion loan from Chinese EXIM Bank for the Gurara II...

Wed May 15th, 2019     Read More →

INSECURITY: We’re wasting time without restructuring – Ugochukwu-Uko

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By Clifford Ndujihe Evangelist Elliot Ugochukwu-Uko, the secretary general of the Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, deputy secretary of the Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, and founder of Igbo...

Wed May 15th, 2019     Read More →

Caution over N10b North East fund

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, inaugurated the North East Development Commission, NEDC, with retired General Paul Tarfa as its Chairman. The work of the Board is to...

Wed May 15th, 2019     Read More →

Prudent Handball League: Pillars record first win

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Stories by Solomon Nwoke Kano Pillars Handball Club became the first team to record a win after beating Lagos Seasiders 38-27 in the opening game of the Prudent Energy Handball league, which began...

Wed May 15th, 2019     Read More →

Army buries Lt. Colonel, Soldiers killed by Boko Haram

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…s Buratai vows Nigerian Army remsins resolute to end terrorism. By: Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai on Tuesday, the...

Tue May 14th, 2019     Read More →

Borno villagers flee after Boko Haram raid

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Thousands of residents have fled their village in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, fearing renewed attacks by Boko Haram after a recent raid by the jihadists, residents told AFP...

Tue May 14th, 2019     Read More →