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Makarfi’s NCC factionalizing the PDP – Sheriff’s group

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By Dirisu Yakubu & Vanessa Paul ABUJA- More than a month after the Supreme Court laid to rest the protracted leadership tussle which posed an existential threat to the Peoples Democratic...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Knife attacker in Russian city wounds 8, shot by police

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A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia’s far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said Saturday. The attacker “carried out attacks...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Shettima Appoints New HoS, Advisers

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Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has approved with immediate effect the appointment of a new Head of Service (HoS) in person of Architect Yerima Sale. Architect Sale from Biu Local...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Kashim Shettima: An optimist in a lion’s den 

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Like a farmer with precious seeds to sow in due season drawn back by a gloomy sky growling with fits and fury, and his steps viciously altered by a heartless quicksand drifting with darts and...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram attacks force INEC to suspend voter registration in Madagali Council

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended its Continuous Voter Registration in the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa, due to persistent Boko Haram attacks. The...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Chibok boy paralyzed by Boko Haram gets help

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A six year-old boy from Chibok, in Borno State, who was paralyzed by Boko Haram three years ago, has the chance to be on his feet again. A charity group based in Abuja, Dickens Sanomi Foundation,...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Why George may pip Fani-Kayode, Mimiko, Adeniran to the PDP Chairmanship

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – As the Peoples Democratic Party prepares for its elective national convention to elect new officers before the end of the year to pilot its affairs preparatory for...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Hunters kill 2 Boko Haram Commanders in Adamawa

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By Umar Yusuf & Joseph Erunke THERE was wild jubilation in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State when news of two Boko Haram Commanders killed by hunters was announced. The...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Governors are holding Nigeria together – Buhari

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has praised the thirty- six state governors, saying that they are holding Nigeria together as a country, just as he thanked them for playing...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

North East: FG inaugurates committee for €54.5m support project

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Abuja – The Federal Government has inaugurated the members of Project Steering Committee for the implementation of the 54.5 million euros support project for the North East. People pray over...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

16 dead, 80 injured in Borno suicide attack – POLICE

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By Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI—BORNO State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Damian Chukwu, has confirmed the killing of 16 people in Konduga, while 82 others were injured when a suicide bomber sneaked...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram: Troops neutralize 10 terrorists in Borno, recover logistics assets

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By: Kingsley Omonobi Abuja- In continuation of ongoing efforts to deny terrorists freedom of action in its Area of Responsibility, troops of 8 Task Force Division have neutralized 10 terrorists in...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

45 bomb attack victims evacuated to Maiduguri hospital — Officials

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No fewer than 45 of 82 victims of Tuesday’s market suicide bomb attack in Konduga, Borno, have been transferred from General Hospital, Konduga, to State Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri,...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Russia fumes, condemns Boko Haram attacks that killed 30 in Northeastern Nigeria

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The Russian Foreign Ministry condemned the terror attack in Nigeria that left 30 people killed and over 80 injured. On Tuesday, three suicide attacks hit a refugee camp and a market in the village...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Is Kashamu Buruji headed for APC?

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By Omotola Benjamin THERE are few Nigerian politicians of the moment who are as controversial as Kashamu Buruji, the Senator representing Ogun East in the upper legislative chamber of the National...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →