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2019: Has the Middle Belt been roused from sleep?

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Former member of the House of Representatives and director of communications of the Middle Belt Forum, MBF, Mr. Jonathan Asake was yesterday lamenting the fate of the region which had in the past...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

Police protest: Unpaid armed security personnel, threat to society, TUC warns

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Lagos—TRADE Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, yesterday in Lagos expressed shock over Monday protest by the police officers in Maiduguri, Borno State over non-payment of their allowances,...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari has shown enough love for Igbo – Rochas Okorocha

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By Adekunle Aliyu Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that the “Igbo love President Buhari. What he is doing in Igboland has touched the Igbos. Let him know we love him and that in...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Senate kangaroo committee suspended me, says Ndume

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A National Assembly member, Sen. Ali Ndume, said the Senate committee which suspended him on March 29, 2017 was a kangaroo one concocted by the leadership of the upper chamber. Ndume, who...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Police Protest : Borno gov in closed-door meeting with Kyari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – TWENTY Four hours after some Police Officers deployed to Borno State staged a protest, the Borno Governor, Kashim Shetima is currently holding a meeting behind...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

N341m 2015 election funds: EFCC docks ex-Power Minister, four others

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EFCC operatives By Ndahi Marama Maiduguri—The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday arraigned a former minister of state for power, Muhammad Wakil, and four others before...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Turmoil, as Policemen protest unpaid wages with shootings

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•Borno State police command, Force HQTRS differ •Presidency summons IGP Idris By Kingsley Omonobi, Ndahi Marama & Dirisu Yakubu Maiduguri—Sporadic gunshots rent the air in ...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

IGP summoned to Aso Rock, meets Osinbajo

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, Monday met with the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo behind closed-doors at the Presidential Villa,...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Policemen protest in Borno prevent students, teachers from classes

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BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Thousands of students, teachers and lecturers at the Ramat Polytechnic, Kashim Ibrahim College of Education, Arabic College, Government College and Yerwa Girls Secondary...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Our plans for hitch free 2019 polls — Yakubu

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Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on the sidelines of a series of meetings in Lagos last weekend took time to respond to questions on the...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Troops kill 5 Boko Haram terrorists, recover arms in Borno

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Army as said its troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole, on Saturday, while on clearance patrol to Anadawa village of Borno State...

Sun Jul 1st, 2018     Read More →

32 terrorists surrender – Army

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The Army has confirmed that 32 Boko Haram terrorists have willingly surrendered themselves to troops at different locations in Borno. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, who confirmed this...

Sun Jul 1st, 2018     Read More →

Malaria: UNICEF to distribute 358, 134 treated nets in Borno

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The UNICEF says it has concluded arrangements to distribute 358, 134 insecticide treated nets in four local government areas of Borno, for malaria prevention and control. UNICEF’s...

Sun Jul 1st, 2018     Read More →

I can make Shekau, others surrender – Ex-Boko Haram commander

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Maiduguri – A 32 year-old former Boko Haram Commander, Rawana Goni, has appealed to the Nigerian military authorities to allow him make a phone call to the elusive leader, Abubakar Shekau...

Sun Jul 1st, 2018     Read More →

INEC not aware of vacancies in NASS

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The Independent National Election (INEC) said it was awaiting formal communication on the existing vacancies in the National Assembly (NASS). INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this...

Sun Jul 1st, 2018     Read More →