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Onitsha-Enugu, Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road contracts as Buhari’s roads to glory

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By Garba Shehu THE Federal Executive Council, FEC on Wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion Naira contract for the construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Gov Yari is not from Zamfara, Senator Marafa

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*** As Senate refers RECS Nominees, Grand Kadi Nominee to Committees By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Political quagmire between the Governor of Zamfara State , Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari and Senator...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Army urges vigilance against suicide bombers

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Maiduguri – The Nigerian Army on Thursday called on people in the north east to be security vigilant to guard against suicide bomb attack by Boko Haram insurgents during the yuletide.Suicide...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Any act of disloyalty to the system, insubordination will be decisively dealt with – Buratai

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A Speech by Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai at Passing Out Parade of Officer Cadets at Nigerian Army School of Infantry Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai looks on...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Army vows to punish disloyal, disobedient personnel

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has warned that any act of disloyalty, disobedience to constituted authority and insubordination by personnel of the Nigerian Army would henceforth...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Onitsha-Enugu, Abuja-Kaduna, Zaria-Kano road contracts are Buhari’s roads to glory – Garba Shehu

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THE Federal Executive Council, FEC today, Wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion Naira contract for the construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts from Abuja...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Price of cooking gas jumps by 21% in November

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The average price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) rose by 21.16 percent, year-on-year in November. Also the average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city and intercity...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

‘Era of manipulating election results gone’

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By Umar Yusuf YOLA—The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in charge of Adamawa State, Mr. Kassim Gaidam, has said the era of manipulating election results for the highest bidder is now...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Buhari writes Senate, requests for confirmation of nine RECs

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Swears in 7 new perm secs By Henry Umoru, with agency reports ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, has written to the Senate, requesting for the screening and confirmation of nine Resident...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Onitsha-Enugu, Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road contracts as Buhari’s roads to glory – by Garba Shehu

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THE Federal Executive Council, FEC today, Wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion Naira contract for the construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts from Abuja...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Borno widows get Xmas gifts from First Lady

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By Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI—Borno State First Lady and Founder of Support for Widows, Orphans and Tsangaya Foundation, SWOT, Hajiya Nana Shettima, has distributed bags of rice and cartons of...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

UN peacekeeping chief praises Nigerian peacekeepers for long service in Liberia

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The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Farid Zarif, has praised the Nigerian peacekeepers for their long service in the Liberia. Zarif, who is also Head of the UN Mission in...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari cancels planned trip to Niger

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Monday cancelled his planned trip to Niger Republic where he had scheduled to attend the 59th anniversary of the proclamation of...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

FAO launches dry season emergency support in North-East

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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) has launched its dry season emergency livelihoods programme in the three States most affected by insurgency in Northeast...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

No UN personnel killed or food items carted away by insurgents in Borno – Army

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The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as misleading, reports that some United Nations (UN) personnel were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. The Army said no trucks of the UN...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →