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Umar-Farouq… A facelift for humanitarian intervention

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Transparency Watch recently adjudged the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, the Best Minister in 12 months of President Muhammadu...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

Nationwide strike will bring more suffering to workers, governors tell labour

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Governors of the 36 states of the federation, under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), have cautioned the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) against...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC reports 111 new COVID-19 cases, total now 57,724

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 111 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday. According to the agency, with...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

Yahaya, Dankwambo’s row deepens over Gombe PDP chieftain’s detention

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The war of words between incumbent Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya and his predecessor, Dr. Hassan Ibrahim Dankwambo over governance and leadership in the state has taken a turn for...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

NCDC announces 195 new COVID-19 cases, death toll hits 1,100

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 195 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Northern states may reopen schools before Oct. 30 – commissioners

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The Commissioners of Education in the 19 Northern States, say they may reopen schools before October 30, but subject to approval of their respective state governors. The commissioners made this...

Sun Sep 20th, 2020     Read More →

Insecurity: NAF trains 219 Special Forces in Bauchi

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has inaugurated training for another batch of 219 Special Forces (SF) personnel and graduated 24 rappellers to boost internal security operations in the country. The...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: 3,442 recovery, 126 new infections for Wednesday

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Coronavirus PHOTO: Shutterstock The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that 3,442 patients have been successfully treated and recovered from Coronavirus (COVID-19) within the last...

Thu Sep 17th, 2020     Read More →

Inflation hits 29-month high

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Tomatoes on display at Olomore market, Abeokuta, Ogun State. PHOTO: FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTI • Prices spike at 13.22%, Buhari, Emefiele see hope • Imported food tops with 17.3% rate •...

Wed Sep 16th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC says Nigeria’s death toll hits 1,083

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) at midnight on Monday said that the death toll for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria had jumped to 1, 083. The NCDC made this known on...

Tue Sep 15th, 2020     Read More →

Energy pipelines damaged 9,420 times in five years

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Cost of pipeline repairs and management may soon hit N1 trillion. Photo; AA• Cost of repairs set to hit N1tr • Why pipeline vandalism persists Nigeria’s cost of pipeline repairs...

Tue Sep 15th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Plateau state tops, as NCDC announces 296 new infections in Nigeria

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Plateau state topped the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 296 new infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official...

Wed Sep 9th, 2020     Read More →

When a child will be held to be competent witness and his/her evidence admissible

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Umar V. State & Anor CITATION: (2020) LPELR-50442 (CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Gombe Judicial Division Holden at Gombe ON TUESDAY, 28TH JULY, 2020 Suit No: CA/G/263/C/2019 ...

Tue Sep 8th, 2020     Read More →

Hard times in Buhari’s change regime

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As governments in other climes strive to ameliorate the adverse effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) through palliative measures, bailouts and waivers, the Nigerian government appears to...

Sat Sep 5th, 2020     Read More →

How Peace Anyiam-Osigwe emerged 7th AMP national president

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Peace Anyiam-OsigweThe Association of Movie Producers’ (AMP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Saturday, August 29, in Asaba, Delta State capital, has come and gone with the founder of...

Sat Sep 5th, 2020     Read More →