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Nigeria exports 1, 983 containers of hibiscus to Mexico

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- FOLLOWING the drive for high non-oil exports the country has exported 1, 983 containers of hibiscus (Zobo) to Mexico alone, thereby generating $35 million within a short...

Sun Feb 11th, 2018     Read More →

Kyari leads presidential delegation to fidau prayer for Buratai

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Alhaji Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday led a presidential delegation to the fidau prayer of Yusuf Buratai, father of Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army...

Sun Feb 11th, 2018     Read More →

After 201 days in captivity B/Haram releases three UNIMAID staff

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Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday, said that three University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) staffers who were abducted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Magumeri, Borno State, during an...

Sun Feb 11th, 2018     Read More →

How UNIMAD lectures, 10 policewomen were released by Boko Haram

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Jihadist group Boko Haram has released 13 hostages, including a group of oil explorers and policewomen, that it held captive for more than half a year, the Nigerian presidency said on...

Sat Feb 10th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Kidnapped UNIMAID lecturers released

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The Department of State Services, DSS Saturday has said that three the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers who were abducted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Magumeri, Borno State...

Sat Feb 10th, 2018     Read More →

I-G condoles with Buhari over sister-in-law’s death

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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris on Saturday visited Daura, Katsina, where he condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari over the demise of his sister-in-law, Hajiya Aisha...

Sat Feb 10th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari welcomes release of UNIMAID lecturers, 10 police wives

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The Department of State Services, DSS Saturday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on the release, through negotiations, of three University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers abducted by suspected...

Sat Feb 10th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki commiserates with Buratai over father’s death

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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has condoled with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai over the death of his father, Mallam Yusuf Buratai. Malam Yusuf...

Sat Feb 10th, 2018     Read More →

How many times shall we defeat Boko Haram?

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WE need to apply great caution in our attitude to the war on terror. Terrorism being waged by Boko Haram and other Islamist groups in the North East of Nigeria is asymmetrical warfare. There is no...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Act now, Nigeria under siege, Catholic bishops tell Buhari

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•Silence of FG on herdsmen’s attacks shocking •Disregard of federal character, reason for secession agitation ABUJA—CATHOLIC Bishops of Nigeria, yesterday, in Abuja told...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

10.2m people in need of humanitarian assistance in Nigeria — UN

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…1,549 women die annually from pregnancy complications—UNICEF By Suzan Edeh, with agency reports The United Nations has said a total of 10.2 million people were in need of humanitarian...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Dan-Ali’s counter-narrative – Adesina

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Nobody can deny that Nigeria has serious problem on her hands, as constituted by crises between herdsmen and farmers in different parts of the country. Lives are being taken wantonly, sorrow,...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Cattle Colony: No plan to colonise any part of Nigeria – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the policy on cattle colony proposed by Federal Government in response to the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers was not meant to colonize...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen attacks: I’m not sitting in air-conditioned office, enjoying myself – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that it is a false statement for some Nigerians to say that he is sitting in an air-conditioned office and home, enjoying himself while herdsmen go about...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

I’ll review appointments to address marginalisation – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari told Catholic bishops in Abuja today that he would take a second look at appointments made by the Federal Government to redress issues being raised. He said the review...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →