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Cholera: UNICEF gets royal endorsement in Borno

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The Shehu of Borno, Umar Ibn Garbai, on Friday agreed to lead UNICEF’s cholera prevention campaign in the state to prevent an outbreak of the endemic and seasonal disease. Speaking during an...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Expert urges more commitment to tackle HIV/AIDS

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Dr Olawale Fadare, the Senior Technical Advisor, Outcomes and Evaluation, Caritas Nigeria, an NGO, has called for more commitment among Nigerians in order to tackle the spread of HIV/AIDS in the...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Children Day: How safe are our young ones?

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If we are serious about having children who can compete with their counterparts in other parts of the world in future, we shouldn’t compromise the environment in which we raise them. By this...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Operation Last Hold: Commander charges troops to brace up for task ahead

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Abuja – The Commander of `Operation Last Hold’, Maj.-Gen. Abba Dikko has charged troops being deployed for the operation to take their pre-deployment training serious and brace up for...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram kills 5 soldiers in Borno, says army 

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ABUJA-FIVE soldiers were, Thursday, killed by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State, the Nigerian Army has said. The soldiers died while fighting the terrorists who had ambushed them in the state,...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Boko Haram kills five soldiers in Borno ambush

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BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI About five military personnel paid the supreme price as a result of the Improvised Explosive Device attack and ambush laid by suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram...

Thu May 31st, 2018     Read More →

ICRC partners Nigerian Police on rights of detainees

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says it is partnering the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to evaluate how the legal system in Nigeria is handling the pre-trial of detainees. Mr...

Thu May 31st, 2018     Read More →

Alleged rape in IDP camps: CSOs task FG, Army to investigate, punish officers

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CIVIL Society Organisations, CSOs, have tasked the Federal Government and Nigerian Army to swing into action and investigate its officers and men accused of raping women and girls in Internally...

Thu May 31st, 2018     Read More →

No part of Borno is under Boko Haram occupation—Shettima

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By Ndahi Marama Maiduguri—Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday, insisted that there is no part of the state that is under Boko Haram occupation as being insinuated in some...

Thu May 31st, 2018     Read More →

Mixed reactions trail plan to demolish Maiduguri drug, prostitution den

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Maiduguri – Some residents of Maiduguri on Wednesday expressed divergent views on the plan by the Borno Government to demolish the notorious Galadima area in Maiduguri, home to drug dealers,...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s D-Day Gift: I will sign ‘Not Too Young to Run’ bill

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The full broadcast of President Muhammadu Buhari on 29 May, commemorating the 2018 Democracy Day celebration. To make the occasion even more memorable, Buhari announces: In few days to come, I...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku, Catholic bishops, Afenifere, Ohanaeze fault Buhari’s vow to deal with killer-herdsmen

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Buhari not responsible for Benue killings — Ortom By Emeka Mamah, Charles Kumolu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Peter Duru & Luminous Jannamike ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari Democracy...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

That Catholic Church protest and Implications for Buhari’s presidency

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On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Catholic Church for the very first time in her history in Nigeria took to the streets in a nationwide peaceful protest against the incessant killing of Nigerians by a...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

#DemocracyDay : PDP blasts Buhari, says speech full of false claims

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Democracy Day address by President Muhammadu Buhari as uninspiring, hollow, and full of self-praise and false...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

National Day of Mourning: Stop these killings, Nigerians beg Buhari

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By Josephine Agbonkhese One of Lagos State’s busiest roundabouts, Allen Roundabout, a 2.9km distance from the state secretariat, came to a standstill, yesterday, when over 300 men, women and...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →