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Boko Haram attacks farmers, kills eight in Maiduguri

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Boko Haram jihadists killed eight people in a series of raids on farming communities in northeast Nigeria, civilian militia members and local residents told AFP on Friday. The attacks were carried...

Fri Sep 8th, 2017     Read More →

What Buhari told Aisha Alhassan about his fears of Glásnost and Perestróĭka – Reno

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It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari’s minister for women affairs, Aisha Alhassan has publicly ditched him and hitched unto the advocate of restructuring, Atiku Abubakar. As...

Fri Sep 8th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari, APC’s dumping of Atiku party affair – Abdullahi

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It’s party affair —Presidency Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has alleged that after helping the All Progressives Congress, APC, attain power in 2015, he was sidelined by...

Fri Sep 8th, 2017     Read More →

Cholera kills 23 in Borno, 530 cases recorded

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By Bartholomew Madukwe IN Borno State, cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 lives with 530 suspected cases, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, said yesterday. The UN...

Fri Sep 8th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: I’m ready to surrender myself to EFCC- CJN

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…as EFCC refutes probe report, says it’s mischievous By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA-The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday, said he was ready to...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Army kill 2 Shekau’s deputies on Sallah Day

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Two Boko Haram commanders and deputies to Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the terrorists group, were killed in a successful military operations at Alafa in Borno on Sallah day. Army...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Paris Club refund: 68% of states heed FG’s advice – Survey

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Majority of the state across the federation, have utilised the second tranche of the Paris Club refund they received to clear the arrears of their serving and retired workers’...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

381 civilians killed in fresh Boko Haram resurgence since April — Amnesty

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ABUJA—The Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, has killed 381 civilians in Nigeria and Cameroon since the beginning of April, rights group, Amnesty International said yesterday in a...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

7 Borno IDPs die of cholera

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By Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI—INSPITE of measures to contain the outbreak of cholera in Maiduguri metropolis of Borno State, the disease has killed seven people at the Internally-Displaced...

Mon Sep 4th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram jihadists kill 6 Borno villagers

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Boko Haram jihadists killed six men in a village in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday in what appeared to be a targeted reprisal attack, a militia fighting the group told AFP. Boko Haram member Nine...

Wed Aug 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram sends 83 child bombers to Nigeria

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Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have sent out 83 child bombers against Nigerian targets this year, according to a tally by United Nations Children’s Fund. This is four times as...

Wed Aug 23rd, 2017     Read More →

‘We can treat spinal cord injuries in N-East’

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By Suzan Edeh Bauchi—THE Chief Medical Director, Bauchi Specialist Hospital, Dr. Ya’a Sulaiman, has declared that patients of spinal cord and brain injuries in the North-East need not...

Wed Aug 23rd, 2017     Read More →

FG spent 4bn on humanitarian projects in North-East – Minister

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The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has disclosed that about N4 billion has been spent by the Federal Government in the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the North-East. Professor Isaac...

Wed Aug 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Anambra Poll: APC has no preferred candidate, says Izunaso

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National Organising Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Osita Izunaso, has said that the party has no preferred candidate for the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra. He...

Tue Aug 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Tell Nigerians how N1.3 trillion was spent, PDP challenges Osinbajo

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…As Makarfi says four out of seven states have complied with convention’s resolution By Dirisu Yakubu & Vanessa Paul ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a swipe...

Tue Aug 22nd, 2017     Read More →