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Boko-Haram: Troops repel attack on Borno town

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Jakana (Borno) – The Nigerian Army and Police on Thursday repelled an attack by Boko-Haram insurgents who attempted to invade Jakana town in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno. The dozens...

Fri Jul 27th, 2018     Read More →

Yobe gets 1,396 corps members

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NYSC No fewer than 1,396 corps members under the 2018 Batch ‘B’ deployed to Yobe have taken oath of office to serve the state patriotically and diligently during their one-year...

Thu Jul 26th, 2018     Read More →

Yobe gets 1,396 corps members

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Potiskum (Yobe) – No fewer than 1,396 corps members under the 2018 Batch ‘B’ deployed to Yobe have taken oath of office to serve the state patriotically and diligently during...

Thu Jul 26th, 2018     Read More →

Customs intercepts truckload of Codeine, 21 vehicles, others worth N1.12bn

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By Godfrey Bivbere LAGOS—THE Federal Operating Unit, FOU, Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, yesterday, intercepted a truckload of Codeine syrup, 21 exotic vehicles, five trailers...

Thu Jul 26th, 2018     Read More →

Will State police be the answer?

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Police By Gambo Dori ASKING this question seemed to have reverberated across the nation in the wake of communal clashes in some parts of the North West and Central Nigeria that resulted in large...

Thu Jul 26th, 2018     Read More →

Transport fares rise, as petrol, diesel prices drop

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Despite decline in the prices of petrol and diesel in June, the average transport fare paid by passengers increased in same month. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its latest report said...

Thu Jul 26th, 2018     Read More →

We would not allow Nigeria to slide into military dictatorship – IYC

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Perez Brisibe UGHELLI – THE Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, yesterday expressed worries over the siege on the residence of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Sen. Ike Ekeremadu...

Wed Jul 25th, 2018     Read More →

Help us defeat Boko Haram, Nigerian Army begs

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Brig.-Gen. Abdulmalik Biu, Acting General Officer Commanding, 7 Division, Nigerian Army, has called on trade unions and cooperative societies to support the military to facilitate the success of...

Wed Jul 25th, 2018     Read More →

Price of petrol, diesel drop in June – NBS

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fuel-pump By Ediri Ejoh The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, yesterday said average price paid by consumers for Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol, fell by 1.5 percent...

Wed Jul 25th, 2018     Read More →

Insecurity: Buhari Media Organisation faults Northern elders, Afenifere

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Abuja – The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has faulted allegations of government complicity in killings in some parts of the country. Insecurity The group said this in a statement jointly...

Tue Jul 24th, 2018     Read More →

Abacha loot: Redistributing the illicitly acquired funds

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ON December 4, 2017 in Washington D.C, United States of America, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Ambassador Roberto Balzaretti, Secretary...

Tue Jul 24th, 2018     Read More →

Adamu Ciroma – In his own words

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IN October 1977, my friend Mallam Mohammed Haruna then of the New Nigerian introduced me to Mallam Adamu Ciroma (1934-2018) at the premises of the parliament building in Lagos where the session of...

Tue Jul 24th, 2018     Read More →

Military working to end reign of terror, says CAS as Suicide bomber kills 8 in Borno mosque

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By Ndahi Marama Maiduguri—Borno State Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, yesterday, said a male suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber attacked a mosque, killing eight worshippers, including a...

Tue Jul 24th, 2018     Read More →

Mosque suicide bomb: 8 killed, Borno Police confirm

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The Police Command in Borno, on Monday confirmed eight persons killed in an early morning suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Konduga Local Government Area(LGA), of the state. Mr Edet Okon, the...

Mon Jul 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Boko Haram suicide attack kills eight at Borno mosque

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Eight people were killed at a mosque in northeast Nigeria on Monday when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives, a civilian militia member and a local resident said. People pray over the body...

Mon Jul 23rd, 2018     Read More →