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Maiduguri residents distressed by intense heat

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Residents of Maiduguri say they have been distressed by the intense heat from the prevailing hot weather. The temperature to above 40 degrees Celsius in the past few days coupled with dusty...

Mon Apr 8th, 2019     Read More →

BREAKING: De-radicalization: Boko Haram inmates excited over Western education, as 157 sat for WAEC

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Another 3 processing NOUN Admission By Omeiza Ajayi Inmates serving various jail sentences for “violent extremism” in Nigeria have now shown great interest in Western Education,...

Mon Apr 8th, 2019     Read More →

Killings, banditry : Sorrow in Anambra, Zamfara, Katsina, Rivers, Borno

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Bashir Bello & Monsuru Olowoopejo •As kidnappers, herdsmen, robbers, other criminals go on rampage •It’ll be ridiculous to say...

Mon Apr 8th, 2019     Read More →

Leah Sharibu: TB Joshua calls for three days prayer, fasting

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as Chibok, Dapchi representatives pray for release of Leah Sharibu at Synagogue Lagos – Representatives of Chibok in Borno and Dapchi in Yobe on Sunday sought spiritual help at The...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

NAF helicopter blade kills aircraftman

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA- A personnel of the Nigerian Air Force,NAF, deployed to the North East following the Boko Haram crisis in the region, has been reportedly killed by the service helicopter in...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

How female suicide bombers killed 5, injures 46 in Maiduguri

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At least five persons were killed while 46 others sustained various degrees of injury when Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was triggered at popular Muna Garage in Maiduguri, Borno...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

91 parties : Cure or curse

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By Joseph Erunke and Dirisu Yakubu Democracy as a system of government thrives on plurality of opinions. As a government of the people and by the people, freedom of expression and liberty of...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

2 suicide bombers, 3 others die in Maiduguri attack

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The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Sunday confirmed five persons killed and 30 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in the outskirts of Maiduguri. Mr Kachalla Usman, the Head...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

Raging battle for REPS speaker: North-Central strongly challenges zoning to South-West

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•Why ally from North dumped Gbaja, joined race •Dogara schemes to retain seat •North-West members-elect dump Kawu for Doguwa as Deputy Speaker By Levinus Nwabughiogu If the Majority...

Sun Apr 7th, 2019     Read More →

Daystar donates N10million to UNHCR to support IDPs

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By Olayinka Latona Daystar Christian Centre has donated N10 million to the United Nations High Commission for Refugee, UNHCR, to support people displaced by insurgency in the country and other...

Sat Apr 6th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram: Food shortage hits Fufore IDPs Camp in Adamawa

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No fewer than 1,400 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) including the elderly, women and children from Fufore in Adamawa are complaining of acute food supply in the camp. Boko Haram Malam Bakura...

Sat Apr 6th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria and Challenge of a Two Party System 

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By Dirisu Yakubu Democracy as a system of government thrives on plurality of opinions. As a government of the people and by the people, freedom of expression and liberty of association is one of...

Sat Apr 6th, 2019     Read More →

NASS Leadership: The battle gets hotter

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•As presidency says Buhari will avoid mistakes of 2015 By Henry Umoru and Johnbosco Agbakwuru With the conduct of February 23 National Assembly election and the results declared by the...

Sat Apr 6th, 2019     Read More →

Feature: Will the `league of governors’ in the Ninth Senate make a difference?

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One thing is becoming a trend in the Nigerian political space. Governors after serving out their term, now see the Senate as their next destination. In the Eight Senate (2015-2019), 15 former...

Fri Apr 5th, 2019     Read More →

Ninth House Speaker: Acid test for APC leadership, PDP waits for a slip

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By Emman Ovuakporie The Ninth House of Representatives Speakership race has taken a disturbing turn as more than 15 lawmakers across the six geopolitical zones have now declared intention for the...

Fri Apr 5th, 2019     Read More →