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FG to proscribe Almajiri system

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…Banditry now threat to national security —NSA …Says $1bn approved Excess Crude Account for military only …security situation has stabilised, says IGP By Johnbosco...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →

Worrying warnings

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The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, FCO, has just issued one of its periodic recommendations for those who wish to travel to Nigeria…which it regards as a hotbed of violent...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Governors in marathon meeting

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By Henry Umoru Security, NFIU guidelines on Local Government Funds top Agenda ABUJA- THIRTY- Six State governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF on Wednesday night engaged in a...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial list: Buhari doesn’t need to consult us —APC govs

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As president, APC govs celebrate Lawan, Gbaja’s NASS leadership victory By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—All Progressive Governors Forum, yesterday, said it has not discussed the issue of...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Terror attacks: UK Govt warns Britons against travelling to 24 Nigerian states

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…Alerts of possible terror attacks in those states By Anthony Ogbonna The United Kingdom government, Tuesday, warned its citizens in Nigeria against visiting some states in the country over...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria has greater causes of violence than Boko Haram —UN

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Presidency insists Buhari won 2019 polls; faults NDI, IRI reports Defends suspension of ex-CJN Onnoghen We’re not children, we can take care of ourselves — APC NDI/IRI reports show...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

UN humanitarian chief deplores deadly bombings in Nigeria

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The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria has condemned the multiplesuicide bombings in the volatile northeast that killed 30 people, including a community volunteer and injured 40...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram jihadists raid Nigeria military base, town

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Suspected Boko Haram jihadists have overrun a military base and looted a nearby town in northeast Nigeria, security sources and residents said Tuesday, the latest such attack in the restive...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari, APC Governors celebrate NASS leadership victory

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the All Progressives Congress, APC, governors at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja. President...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Cooking gas prices decline by 1.7%

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By Prince Okafor Prices of Petroleum products across the 36 states of the federation witnessed a significant decline in the month of May, 2019, with the price of cooking gas decreasing by 1.7...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Crisis hits Kogi APC as 20 governorship aspirants move against Yahaya Bello

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…Demand direct primaries By Dirisu Yakubu & Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA- Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi state, 20 governorship aspirants on the platform of the All...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s #1 problem is faulty structure — Col. Itodo (retd)

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Col. Dickson Ahaba Itodo (retd), is a retired colonel and a former Chief Pharmacist of the Nigerian Army who became a gospel preacher because according to him, Jesus Christ physically appeared to...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

33 killed, dozens injured, houses burnt in triple suicide bombing, violence in Borno, Taraba

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By Kingsley Omonobi, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Femi Bolaji No fewer than 30 persons were killed in triple suicide bombing by Boko Haram jihadists in Konduga, Borno State. This is even as three...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

The ‘richest black nation’: Papua New Guinea sets audacious goal

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Papua New Guinea’s new prime minister has an ambitious — cynics would say far-fetched — objective of turning one of the world’s poorest countries into the “richest...

Mon Jun 17th, 2019     Read More →

Ebonyi residents paid highest petrol price in May, says statistics bureau

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Abuja – The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday that Ebonyi residents paid the highest average price for purchase of petrol in the month of May. The bureau said this in a...

Mon Jun 17th, 2019     Read More →