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HOUSE OF REPS: Tensions as Reps-elect await zoning of Speaker, other leadership offices

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•Contenders warn against imposition, PDP to capitalise on mistake •Gbajabiamila, Doguwa are top favorites By Levinus Nwabughiogu Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Sun Mar 31st, 2019     Read More →

2018 NASA: Nigerian Army celebrates successes over Boko Haram insurgents

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Maiduguri – The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it had recorded significant successes in the campaign against Boko Haram insurgency in the past four years in the country. Recruits undergo...

Sat Mar 30th, 2019     Read More →

FAO committed to Climate Smart Agriculture in North East – Official

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Yola – The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has reiterated its commitment to strengthen the agricultural response to climate change in North East through promoting the Climate Smart...

Sat Mar 30th, 2019     Read More →

Ndume has not withdrawn for Lawan, Borno group debunks fake social media post

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BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI A group of Concerned Borno Stakeholders (CBS) has debunked the rumor trending on the social media suggesting that Senators Muhammed Ali Ndume and Danjuma Goje, have...

Sat Mar 30th, 2019     Read More →

N54m airport seizure: EFCC probes 6 suspects for terrorism financing

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*Suspected NGO got N3.2b from sponsor in 3 months *Presidency alerted on findings By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Four persons, among them a woman, and two non-governmental organisations...

Sat Mar 30th, 2019     Read More →

Ours won’t be rubber stamp leadership — Sen Lawan

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But I’m not interested in unnecessary fight with executive We’ll revisit report on security architecture, restructuring of armed forces I’ll support creation special courts for...

Sat Mar 30th, 2019     Read More →

How Boko Haram terrorists abandoned Hilux van, 2 Toyota cars loaded with looted food items in Michika to escape military onslaught — Defence Headquarters

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By Kingsley Omonobi, Abuja The Defence headquarters yesterday said that the band of Boko Haram terrorists who invaded Michika community in Adamawa state during the week, were on a looting spree...

Sat Mar 30th, 2019     Read More →

Battle for States: PDP rebounces, gets 14 states, eyes Zamfara, Osun

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By Clifford Ndujihe WITH the declaration of Ahmadu Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the winner of the Adamawa State governorship election, the opposition party has won more states...

Fri Mar 29th, 2019     Read More →

NDA laments N1.3bn shortfall in 2018 budget

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Commandant of the Nigeria Defence Academy ( NDA), Major -General Adeniyi Oyebade, yesterday told the Senate that the military training school was suffering...

Fri Mar 29th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Chibok under Boko Haram attack

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Suspected Boko Haram terrorist burnt down houses in Gatamwarwa ward, Chibok local government area of Borno state. According to the TheCable the insurgents came in around 5pm through Askira,...

Thu Mar 28th, 2019     Read More →

UNDP, EU train 600 IDPs in Borno

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Maiduguri – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and European Union (EU) have commenced the vocational training for 600 persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in...

Thu Mar 28th, 2019     Read More →

Gov Abubakar, Abdulrazaq, Zulum, others get certificates of return

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By Demola Akinyem, Aliyu Dangida & Ndahi Marama Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State, Kwara State governor-elect, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq and his Borno State counterpart, ...

Thu Mar 28th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram invades military school in Borno

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BY INUSA NDAHI MAIDUGURI – Suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram sect on Wednesday evening invaded some parts of Miringa town of Biu Local Government Area of Borno State, shooting...

Wed Mar 27th, 2019     Read More →

INEC under 1999 Constitution: Need to amend the electoral law for election of transformational leaders

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By Afe Babalola “The solutions to many of the issues highlighted above and more lie in an urgent amendment to the Electoral Act. Happily there is already in place an Amendment Act which...

Wed Mar 27th, 2019     Read More →

Ndume writes APC leadership, declares interest

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As Onyejeocha, Namdas declare for the speakership By Henry Umoru& Emman Ovuakporie AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ndume (APC, Borno South)...

Tue Mar 26th, 2019     Read More →