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Gidi Giants debut as Temple Jam Basketball competition dunks off

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A new basketball club, Gidi Giants, wil be launched today when the Temple Jam Basketball Tournament tips off. The invitational basketball tournament, which will feature seven Nigerian clubs and...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

Gombe Assembly impeaches deputy speaker

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The Deputy Speaker of Gombe State House of Assembly Hon. Shuaibu Haruna has been impeached. Haruna was impeached during the Tuesday plenary of the House following a motion moved by Adamu Pata a...

Tue Nov 12th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Gombe Assembly impeaches Deputy Speaker

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Lawmakers of the Gombe State House of Assembly on Tuesday impeached its Deputy Speaker, Hon. Shuaibu Adamu. According to reports, another lawmaker, Siddi Buba has been appointed by the assembly...

Tue Nov 12th, 2019     Read More →

‘I was stark illiterate when I married my husband,’ wife of Bauchi gov.

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Mrs Aishatu Mohammed, wife of Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed, said on Saturday that she had no formal education when she married her husband. Mohammed stated this in Bauchi at the occasion of the...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Mohammed says no conflict between Bauchi, Gombe over oil discovery

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Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi states says there is no conflict between Bauchi and Gombe states over oil discovery in border communities of the states. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria has 23m child brides, second in the world – UNICEF

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said 23million Nigerian children are married off as child brides, and as a result, they drop out of school. The agency said Nigeria is the...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Yahaya inaugurates 21 commissioners, 7 special advisers

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Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State. Photo: TWITTER/GOVERNORINUWAGov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has inaugurated 21 commissioners and seven advisers as members of the State Executive Council,...

Sat Nov 9th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest EKSU staff who molested, impregnated 12 year old daughter

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela A 52-year-old Staff of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU), Noel Davis was on Tuesday arrested in Ado Ekiti for impregnating his 12year old daughter. The misdeeds of...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

FG launches garment factory for security agencies

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Garment Line The Federal Government has launched a modern garment factory to produce uniforms for the armed forces and other security agencies in the country. This is to ensure standardisation and...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

153 DEATHS ON ROADS: Rage over petrol truck fires

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By Charles Kumolu, Deputy Editor No fewer than 153 Nigerians have died as a result of fuel tanker fire accidents from January this year till date, findings by Sunday Vanguard revealed. Some of the...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Man allegedly molests own daughters to test activeness of manhood

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A man, Joseph Sunday of Obot Ideng, in Ibesikpo local government area of Akwa Ibom State, has admitted to having carnal knowledge with his daughters to test the functionality of his manhood. It...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria won’t meet UN SDG 2030 health target unless – Prof. Soludo

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Says poor nutrition, hygiene, religious beliefs major factors for decreasing life expectancy Thousands ‘re dying due to patronage of miracle,magical healing centres,he adds By Joseph...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Insurgency: Nigeria to procure additional fighter helicopters from Russia — Presidency

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The Presidency says Nigeria will procure weapons including fighter helicopters from Russia to enhance the nation’s ongoing fight against insurgency, banditry and violence crimes. Military...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Magu recovered cash worth N939.5b, sent 1636 to jail in four years ― Report

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By Soni Daniel Four years after being named as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the record of the number of corrupt Nigerians convicted by the commission under him...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →