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Danjuma’s remarks, evidence of Buhari, APC’s failure – PDP

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the call by former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (retd), that Nigerians should defend themselves...

Sun Mar 25th, 2018     Read More →

Onochie mocks Reno, Fani-Kayode as both lambast each other over Atiku’s statement

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The Social Media Aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie has jeered at the responses of the former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and the former aide to Ex-president...

Sun Mar 25th, 2018     Read More →

We were told Leah Sharibu was on her way but … – Dapchi residents

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Residents of the Nigerian town of Dapchi were hoping Sunday for the release of the last schoolgirl, who is also a Christian, from among a group of more than 100 kidnapped and released by...

Sun Mar 25th, 2018     Read More →

“Until 2011, the authorities in Borno did not care whether pastors were killed or churches burnt”

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Reverend Jonah Hamidu Freeson is Borno State Chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN). Freeson is also the General Overseer of Christ Shepherd House, Maiduguri, which he founded...

Sun Mar 25th, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi : Katsina engages 1,000 watchmen to man secondary schools

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – In the face of the abduction of school girls across the country, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State said it has engaged the services of 1,000 watchmen to...

Sat Mar 24th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram: Army reopens Maiduguri-Bama-Banki int’l highway

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After years of closure due to Boko Haram activities, the Nigerian Army on Saturday formally reopened the Maiduguri-Bama-Banki International Highway for commercial and public traffic. Maj.-Gen....

Sat Mar 24th, 2018     Read More →

Chad soldier, 20 Boko Haram fighters killed in clash

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A Chadian soldier and 20 Boko Haram members were killed in a clash in the restive Lake Chad region near Nigeria, a Chadian military officer told AFP Saturday. GRAPHIC CONTENT-A handout picture...

Sat Mar 24th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram: Aid operations resume in Rann – UN

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New York – The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has announced the resumption of humanitarian operations in Rann town, in Borno. Following the attack in Rann...

Sat Mar 24th, 2018     Read More →

Fulani-Kanuri power game

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Whoever killed the study of History in our schools has succeeded in distancing the younger generation from events surrounding their existence. Many in the Southern part of our country play...

Sat Mar 24th, 2018     Read More →

7.4m pupils benefitting from school feeding programme—Osinbajo

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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says that no fewer than 7.4 million pupils are benefitting from the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme(NHGSFP) of the Federal Government. Osinbajo,...

Fri Mar 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi girls: Catholic Bishop demand release of Leah Sharibu

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Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to facilitate the release of Leah Sharibu, the only Dapchi school girl yet to be released by the...

Fri Mar 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest 3 suspects over threat message in Gombe

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The Gombe State Police Command has arrested three suspects in connection with an alleged telephone message threat to the Registrar, College of Legal and Islamic Studies, Nafada, Gombe state. The...

Fri Mar 23rd, 2018     Read More →

I-G assigns 4 mobile police personnel to schools in Borno

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Borno – The Inspector- General of Police(I-G) Mr Ibrahim Idris has assured all schools in the North-Eastern parts of the country currently threatened by Boko Haram terrorists, of adequate...

Fri Mar 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Economics and business of cattle

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By Henry Okolo NIGERIA’S cattle management, meat processing and supply chain logistics are primitive and cannot support the quality health and safety requirements of an international meat...

Fri Mar 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi : Dangerous example of how to help Boko Haram

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It’s like a tale from fish-wifery told by moonlight: how Boko Haram entered a Nigerian town as villains, kidnapped dozens of schoolgirls, and 32 days later returned them to the same town as...

Fri Mar 23rd, 2018     Read More →