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Atiku, PDP lose another staunch member

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Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar have lost another staunch member. Festus Keyamo (3rd from left) followed by Kumo Latest on the list of...

Sat Jan 12th, 2019     Read More →

TCN announces planned power outage in Lagos, Ogun

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Lagos – The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced a planned power outage in some parts of Lagos and Ogun States on Jan. 13 and Jan. 15, between 8:00am and 5:00pm. DISCO...

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Day soldiers wept!

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As nation honours 5 Air Force personel who died in helicopter crash By Joseph Erunke Military personel are known for their bravery. Though they are human beings with blood running through their...

Sat Jan 12th, 2019     Read More →

That Atiku’s turbaning as Waziri of Adamawa!

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By Dirisu Yakubu Oga, I have been doing this airport taxi business in Yola for 10 years, and I have never seen as many as 27 aircraft parked at the tarmac in one day,” said Musa, a car hire...

Sat Jan 12th, 2019     Read More →

Baga: Buratai lauds troops’ victory against Boko Haram insurgents

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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has commended troops and officers of Operation LAFIYA DOLE over the defeat and clearance of Boko Haram insurgents in Baga and communities of...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

$2.7b Ibom Seaport to take-off in April

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The $2.5 billion Ibom Deep Seaport, a Public Private Partnership (PPP) project would come to reality on or before April 2019. Seaport The project would change the landscape of infrastructure in...

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Baga: Where Boko Haram tested Buratai’s leadership

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By Esther Okpabi A lot has been said in recent times as regards the exploits of the Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram terrorists in North East Nigeria. Some have argued in favour of the Nigerian...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

Troops nab wanted Boko Haram terrorist

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – TROOPS of 7 Division Garrison have captured a wanted Boko Haram terrorist,Babagana Abubakar Alagarno, in Borno State. Babagana Abubakar the Wanted Boko Haram...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku urges INEC to stop Buhari’s violation of Electoral Act

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…We can’t stop FG from using Info Ministry for campaign jingles —INEC By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Dirisu Yakubu & Omeiza Ajayi Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

Dogara faults Borno, Northern leaders’ silence on insecurity

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By Dirisu Yakubu Amid growing insecurity in some parts of the country, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has questioned what he referred to as a conspiracy of silence by...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

Why Yari should take his empty seat home

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Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari, offered Greek gift as Christmas present: his soon-to-be-vacant official stool is not worth the paper on which he made the promise to step down as governor...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

Abubakar, SGF, Dangote, Otedola, others to grace NIMASA maritime awards

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By Ebuka Oko Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd); Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, Nike Akande; Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and other top dignitaries are expected...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

Finance Minister hands over N100b Sukuk proceeds to Works Minister

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THE Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has handed over the N100 billion generated from last month’s Sukuk issued by the Debt Management Office (DMO). Zainab Ahmed Speaking at a brief...

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Troops clear Boko Haram insurgents in northern Borno

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The Nigerian Army on Thursday said its troops successfully cleared communities in northern Borno of elements of the Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation. A statement by...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →

Soldier killed, others wounded as troops battle Boko Haram in Baga

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.. Troops kill many terrorists,says army By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Islamic State of West Africa Province,ISWAP, affiliate of Boko Haram, killed a senior army officer engaged in Operation...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →