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Breaking: Kaduna’s new Commissioner of Police resumes

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By Ben Agande, Kaduna – The new Commissioner of police in Kaduna state, Ali Janga has resumed duty with a charge on police officers in the state rededicate themselves to duty and shun...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

120,000 enroll for Lagos health insurance scheme

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By Gabriel Olawale NO less than 120,000 persons have enrolled for the Lagos State Health Insurance Scheme since it was launched in December 2018. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

BMO debunks allegation of Boko Haram insurgents receiving $3000 daily allowance

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)says Boko Haram insurgents are in disarray, lacking in supplies, foodstuffs and logistics. A statement issued by the group’s Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →

SENATE PRESIDENCY: Lawan to meet Ndume, Goje, takes campaign to media houses

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Calls for use of open ballot system to elect presiding officers PDP Senators yet to take position on a preferred candidate Goje yet to declare formally, Ndume vows to run By Henry Umoru, Assistant...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →

How we survived bandits’ attacks — Katsina, Zamfara victims

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•Bandits killed all men, set our villages ablaze; 15 soldiers killed, 19 wounded in Borno •We lost five men, killed scores of terrorists– Military •Army bans use of...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari returns to Abuja after 10-day private UK visit

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President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a 10-day private visit to the UK. The presidential aircraft conveying the president from London landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi...

Sun May 5th, 2019     Read More →

Track political mercenaries, PDP charges army, security agencies

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By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has tasked the Army and other security agencies to track down political mercenaries and thugs allegedly smuggled into the country by the All...

Sun May 5th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Boko haram sacks military base in Borno community

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BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Suspected armed members of the most dreaded terrorists group in Nigeria, Boko Haram, Sunday invaded a Military Formation at the outskirts of Magumeri Local Government...

Sun May 5th, 2019     Read More →

Inside Aso Rock without Buhari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari, penultimate Thursday (April 25), after an official assignment in Maiduguri, Borno State, left Nigeria for a 10-day private visit to London, the...

Sun May 5th, 2019     Read More →

I am the leader of all Obas in Yorubaland – Oba Akinruntan

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• Aare Gani Adams opens fire: Those who betray Yoruba don’t end well •Ooni’s palace: No comment for now •What happened is aberration — Yoruba Obas Forum By Dayo...

Sun May 5th, 2019     Read More →

Consider South-East for key political appointments, APYF tells Buhari

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Buhari The All Progressives Youth Forum (APYF), a political pressure group, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the South-East for key political appointments in his second term. The...

Sat May 4th, 2019     Read More →

Zamfara Killings: Borno will be more peaceful

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…Leader of bandits once vowed …Why peace initiatives failed BY NASIR MUHAMMAD GUSAU The genesis of armed banditry could be traced to 2011, when the peasant farmers and Fulani herders...

Sat May 4th, 2019     Read More →

Al-Makura presents staff of office to new Emir of Lafia

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Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Friday presented staff of office to the 17th Emir of Lafia Emirate, Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad I. Gov. Al-Makura Justice Muhammad I was selected by...

Fri May 3rd, 2019     Read More →

More young people attempting suicide by overdose, Study indicates

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A new study that shows adolescents are attempting suicide by overdose at increasing rates is further evidence that the pervasive public health problem needs more conversation and money, experts...

Fri May 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Update: Bandits kidnap six at Zamfara Girls’ School , Reps invite Buhari,

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•As Residents kill seven suspected bandits •Reps invite Buhari, ask him to declare state of emergency in Katsina •Police confirm five abducted in Zamfara school •End your...

Fri May 3rd, 2019     Read More →