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People living with leprosy in Borno, Yobe seek govt. assistance

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A leper Some people living with leprosy in Borno and Yobe on Monday appealed to the government for healthcare services, rehabilitation, and disability care, among other things. The people, Malam...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

In Borno State, insecurity, poverty, driving malnutrition

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By Chioma Obinna All over the world, it is believed that children are the future and leaders of a nation but can that be said of Ayuba Usman and thousands of children in Borno, Yobe and...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

NDLEA arrests two, impounds bus, suspected cannabis

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The Edo Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested two suspected cannabis cultivators. Customs at Ogun rakes in over N3.2bn(Opens in a new browser tab) Mr...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Borno state government sets up waste recycling plant

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Governor Babagana Zulum, Governor of Borno state The Borno Government has procured a plastic waste recycling plant to enhance waste management and environmental sanitation in the state. Mr. Kabir...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

State of the nation:Igbo will suffer if they secede —Senator Doguwa

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Whoever secedes from Nigeria as it is today will not succeed South will no longer call North parasites with oil discovery in North Senator Muslihu El-Jibrin Doguwa was chairman Senate Committee on...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Our leaders eat on behalf of the people

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By Owei Lakemfa As a Nigerian, I worry a lot about the army of beggars and the hungry on the streets. I reflect a lot on the saying that if the poor have nothing to eat, they will eat the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari departs to Saudi Arabia today

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President Muhammadu Buhari By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Abuja for Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to attend the third edition of the Future Investment...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Buratai calls for intensification of religious education to counter violent extremism ideas

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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has advocated for proper religious education and enlightenment to counter insurgency and violent extremism in the country. Buratai made...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s education shame: How the north is tackling challenge of out-of-school children

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Students A survey conducted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) last year indicated that the population of out of school children in Nigeria has risen from 10.5 million to 13.2...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Money laundering charge: EFCC docks ex-Pension boss, Maina, son

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Charged for Wiring $1.822m to himself, using pseudo name, *Taking possession of $360,000, proceeds of unlawful act, *Paid $1.4m for purchase of Abuja property, *Made cash payment of $2m for...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Budget Defence: Clerk asks Journalists to vacate Committee room

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Nigerian Senate …Asks Journalists to Go and Write anything By Henry Umoru CLERK, Senate Committee on Special Duties, Kabir Yaba Umar, Friday came very hard on Journalists by asking them to...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

UN commends FG’s peace restoration, humanitarian services in North East

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UN on Friday lauded the Federal Government over the successes recorded in the counter-terrorism campaigns and humanitarian services to address the humanitarian crisis, enhance stability and...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

141 more Nigerians return from Libya

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday received another batch of 141 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya. The Coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office, Alhaji Abubakar...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

Insurgency: Reps c’ttee urges NAF to extend airpower to Northwest

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Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Airforce, Rep. Mohammed Koko has urged the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) extend its airpower to nip “the perennial security challenges”...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →