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Niger Tornadoes FC ready to target top 4 position in 2018/2019 NPFL season, club chairman says

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Minna – Niger Tornadoes Football Club of Minna on Wednesday said they were ready to challenge for honours in the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.Niger...

Wed Nov 14th, 2018     Read More →

NBA roundup: Draymond-less Warriors hold off Hawks

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Oakland (CA,U.S.) – Jonas Jerebko recorded a 14-point, 13-rebound double-double in place of suspended Draymond Green, helping the Golden State Warriors pull away from the Atlanta Hawks for a...

Wed Nov 14th, 2018     Read More →

NEMA Probe: Osinbajo has questions to answer, Reps insist

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…say VP approved N5.8bn while acting as president; no evidence of monies spent By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—THE House of Representatives insisted yesterday that Vice President Yemi...

Wed Nov 14th, 2018     Read More →

Gombe Bulls, Kwara Falcons drag NBBF to Court

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Gombe Bulls Basketball Club and Kwara Falcons Basketball Club have dragged the factional Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF Board led by Musa Kida to an Abuja High Court over its plan to organise...

Sun Nov 11th, 2018     Read More →

Harmmattan – Expert advises asthma patients to limit exposure to dust

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Dr Nuhu Bile, the Acting Epediomologist, Gombe State Ministry of Health, has advised asthma patients to limit exposure to dust to avoid attack during the harmattan season. Bile gave the advice in...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Communal clashes claim 41 lives in Adamawa, Gombe

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BY UMMAR YUSUF No fewer than 41 persons were confirmed killed while 107 houses among other property were destroyed during the recent communal clashes between the Lungudas tribe in Adamawa state...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

House of Reps allegation on North-East food aid blatant falsehood – Presidency

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Abuja – The presidency on Friday dismissed claims by the House of Representatives that there were violations in the approval of N5.8 billion Emergency Intervention Fund for North-East by the...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Islamic teacher defiles five year-old female student in Gombe

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The police in Gombe State has arrested a 26 year old Quranic teacher, Bilyaminu Halilu, for allegedly raping a five year old girl who is his student. Man,30, rapes 3-year-old girl in Ogun File...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

How N33bn Emergency Fund was embezzled – NASS Report

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…Reps indict Osinbajo, Panel seeks dismissal, prosecution of NEMA DG over fraud, corruption In contravention of constitutional provisions, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo illegally approved the...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

NEMA clarifies alleged reps indictment

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said it is shocked to hear about some of the findings and conclusions presented by the House of Representatives committee on Emergency and...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

House of Reps accused Osinbajo of illegal approval of N5.8bn north-east intervention fund

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The Ad hoc Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness has accused National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) board, chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of illegal approval of N5.8...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

Intrigues, threats that led to N30,000 minimum wage

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young IT is no longer news that Nigerian workers are the least paid across the globe including war-torn countries.The subsisting N18,000 minimum wage in the country is less than...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari swears-in Chairman, members of CCB, 23 NPC Commissioners

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – The President also sworn-in 23 Commissioners of the National Population Commission at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, before the commencement...

Wed Nov 7th, 2018     Read More →

Senate sets up C’tee to investigate Social Intervention Fund, Sure- P

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- The Senate has begun probe into alleged misuse of the social intervention progrmme fund, just as it has also agreed to probe how funds allocated to fund the Subsidy...

Wed Nov 7th, 2018     Read More →

Canadian govt commits N3bn to empower adolescents in 3 northern states

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—Canadian government through its Department of Global Affairs, in collaboration with the Save the Children International, has committed about N3 billion towards...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →