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Reps to investigate power recovery programme

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The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Power to investigate the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) to resolve the incongruities in the draft of the programme. This was...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

DHQ completes re-orientation of 95 repentant Boko Haram combatants

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Maj.-Gen. Bamidede Ashafa, the National Coordinator of Operation Safe Corridor, has said that the programme has concluded the deradicalisation of the first batch of 95 surrendered Boko Haram...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Senate confirms 7 out of 9 INEC RECs

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate yesterday confirmed seven more Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The confirmation followed...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Order of elections: Rowdy session as APC senators move against Saraki

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•Say change of election timetable targeted at Buhari •As 10 pro-Buhari senators walk out on Saraki •Senate confirms 7 RECs for INEC By Henry Umoru ABUJA —THE relative peace...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Senate conforms 6 INEC RECS

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has confirmed six more Resident Electoral Electoral Commissioners (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of...

Wed Feb 14th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram suspects finally get their day in court

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The prosecution only called one witness against Abba Umar. He said the defendant, if released, would likely go back to Boko Haram’s hideout in Sambisa Forest in northeast Nigeria. The...

Wed Feb 14th, 2018     Read More →

I’ll hurry back to Sambisa Forest if ever released

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22-yr-old Boko Haram commander jailed 60 years By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—A 22-year-old commander of the Boko Haram sect, Abba Umar, who was, yesterday, sentenced to 60 years imprisonment...

Wed Feb 14th, 2018     Read More →

9 NITEL pensioners die in auto crash while going for PTAD’s verification

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Nine former employees of the Nigerian Telecommunications, NITEL, have died in a road accident in Kaduna State. The deceased were travelling from Kaduna to Kano for a verification exercise, when...

Mon Feb 12th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Asiwaju Tinubu cannot do magic because … -Timi Frank

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has expressed reservation at the ability of anyone to reconcile all...

Sun Feb 11th, 2018     Read More →

2019: How we will stop Buhari, APC – Opposition parties

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WORRIED by what they described as the total failure of the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government to offer good governance, a host of opposition political parties have declared...

Sat Feb 10th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku, Murray-Bruce floor Buhari ,Dankwambo in online poll by Reno

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Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and serving Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, came out tops in an online poll done by Pastor Reno Omokri, the number one bestselling author and former aide to...

Sat Feb 10th, 2018     Read More →

10.2m people in need of humanitarian assistance in Nigeria — UN

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…1,549 women die annually from pregnancy complications—UNICEF By Suzan Edeh, with agency reports The United Nations has said a total of 10.2 million people were in need of humanitarian...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Dan-Ali’s counter-narrative – Adesina

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Nobody can deny that Nigeria has serious problem on her hands, as constituted by crises between herdsmen and farmers in different parts of the country. Lives are being taken wantonly, sorrow,...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

FRSC arrests 172 in Bauchi

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By Suzan Edeh The Bauchi State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has said it arrested 172 traffic offenders in the state. The Sector Head of Operations, Bauchi Command, Paul Gua, who...

Mon Feb 5th, 2018     Read More →

Corps members will not be posted to troubled areas—NYSC DG

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong JOS—AS Northern part of Nigeria continues to grapple with insecurity, Director-General,DG, of the National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, Brigadier-General Suleiman...

Mon Feb 5th, 2018     Read More →