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Kaduna Crisis: Airforce deploys Special Forces, Surveillance Aircraft

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By: Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday deployed a detachment of Special Forces personnel to Kaduna in support of Internal Security operations in the State. Air Commodore...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Buhari risks defeat in North East — Sen Bukar Ibrahim

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By Henry Umoru abuja—FORMER governor of Yobe State and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bukkar Abba Ibrahim (Yobe East) weekend in Abuja, warned that the ruling...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

Don’t allow your ambition push Nigeria into chaos, PDP warns Buhari

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Set to welcome new defectors By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow his re-election bid push the nation into a state of...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Buhari faces imminent defeat in North East – Sen Bukar Ibrahim

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*Says Massive rigging will not save him, APC worse than PDP By Henry Umoru ABUJA- STRONG indications have emerged that ahead of the 2019 Presidential election, trouble may have reared its head in...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Federer claims 99th ATP title with Basel triumph

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Roger Federer defeated Romanian qualifier Marius Copil 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 on Sunday at the Swiss Indoors in Basel to win the 99th ATP Tour title of his career. Federer defeated; Photo AFP The Swiss...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram jihadists attack 145 Battalion in Gashigar, Borno State

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Boko Haram jihadists launched a large assault on a military base in Nigeria’s remote northeast region and killed one soldier, defence officials said Sunday. The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Something must be wrong with our psyche – JNI

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The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has warned politicians to stop arming youths, expressing indications of political interest in recent civil disorders in parts of Nigeria, including Kaduna...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Pathetic stories of rejection, sexual harassment, forced marriage of children out of school

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By Chioma Obinna Does a child truly have rights in Nigeria? How useful is the Child Rights Act passed since 2003 and the Universal Basic Education, UBEC, Act enacted in 2004? These Acts, among...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Drug abuse in Nigeria, an epidemic, says Commissioner

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By Naomi Uzor The Commissioner of Health, Lagos State, yesterday said drug abuse in Nigeria is an epidemic and a societal challenge requiring a multi-sectoral approach. Police arrests drug store...

Sat Oct 27th, 2018     Read More →

NSCDC arrests 29 suspected drug peddlers in Borno

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The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Borno, on Friday said it has arrested 29 suspected drug dealers in the state. The Commandant of the corps, Alhaji Ibrahim...

Fri Oct 26th, 2018     Read More →

Soldiers invade Ekiti community over colleague’s death

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI— SOLDIERS have reportedly invaded Ogotun-Ekiti community in Ekiti Southwest Local Government Area of Ekiti State, over the killing of their colleague. Gunmen...

Fri Oct 26th, 2018     Read More →

North constitutes 69% of children without access to education —UNICEF

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE United Nations Children Education Fund, UNICEF, has said 69 percent of children without access to basic education in Nigeria were from the northern partof the...

Fri Oct 26th, 2018     Read More →

NACCIMA embarks on industrial clusters development to boost MSMEs

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By Naomi Uzor The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), yesterday, said it is embarking on an industrial clusters development programme to...

Fri Oct 26th, 2018     Read More →

Removal of VAT to make domestic air fares more affordable — Buhari

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The recent decision by the Federal Government to remove Value Added Tax (VAT) from domestic air transportation is to make air travel more affordable to citizens and to create job opportunities in...

Thu Oct 25th, 2018     Read More →

Air Force destroys Boko Haram logistics base, vehicles in Borno

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Air Force, NAF,Thursday morning, said its Air Task Force,ATF, of Operation Lafiya Dole,last Tuesday,destroyed Boko Haram terrorists’ logistics base, along...

Thu Oct 25th, 2018     Read More →