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Biafra Presidency: No going back, I’ll be sworn in on July 30 – Onwuka

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..What I discussed with Buhari By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – SELF-ACCLAIMED Biafran president, Barr. Benjamin Onwuka has renewed his agitation for Biafra barely 24 hours after he was released...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

New Broadcasting code to tackle fake news, hate speech menace

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By Emmanuel Elebeke The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Mallam Isaq Modibbo Kawu, says the new broadcasting code billed for launch tomorrow, in Kano will reposition...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Stop collecting pensions, SERAP tells Orji Kalu, Goje, Okorocha, others

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged all former governors now in the ninth Senate to “publicly commit to stop collecting pensions from their states while they...

Sun Jun 30th, 2019     Read More →

Adamawa reduces 2019 Hajj fare by N51,000

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The Adamawa State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has announced a reduction of N51, 000 from the initial Hajj fare of N1.510 million for the 2019 holy pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. Muslim Pilgrims...

Sat Jun 29th, 2019     Read More →

The plight of state pensioners

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AS the Labour sector and the nation at large get set for the battle to implement the recently-approved National Minimum Wage, the complementary Labour compensation law – the Pension Act...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

Alleged N6bn fraud: Court again adjourns Sen. Goje’s case until July 4

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Jos – The Federal High Court sitting in Jos on Friday further adjourned the alleged N6 billion fraud case labeled against former Gombe State Governor, Sen Danjuma Goje by the Attorney...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →

Worrying warnings

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The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, FCO, has just issued one of its periodic recommendations for those who wish to travel to Nigeria…which it regards as a hotbed of violent...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →

NNPC to resume oil search in Chad basin – GMD

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Abuja – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will resume crude oil search in the Chad basin immediately it gets clearance from security agencies in the...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Governors in marathon meeting

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By Henry Umoru Security, NFIU guidelines on Local Government Funds top Agenda ABUJA- THIRTY- Six State governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF on Wednesday night engaged in a...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Lack of therapeutic food renders children severely malnourished in Gombe – official

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Lack of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RTF) also known as Plumpy Nut in Gombe, rendered so many children severely malnourished in the state, the state’s nutritional says...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather for Wednesday

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions with chances of rainfall and thunderstorm activities over most parts of the country on Wednesday. Rain Klopp not...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Terror attacks: UK Govt warns Britons against travelling to 24 Nigerian states

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…Alerts of possible terror attacks in those states By Anthony Ogbonna The United Kingdom government, Tuesday, warned its citizens in Nigeria against visiting some states in the country over...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

2,000 Nigerian women die annually of unsafe abortion -Gynaecologist

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No fewer than 2,000 Nigerian women die of unsafe abortion annually with Northeast recording highest rate, says Dr Christopher Lamai, Head of Department, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ebonyi residents paid highest petrol price in May, says statistics bureau

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Abuja – The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday that Ebonyi residents paid the highest average price for purchase of petrol in the month of May. The bureau said this in a...

Mon Jun 17th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: Parents now afraid to send children to school — UNICEF

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We’ll deal with marauding herdsmen — Aare Ona Kakanfo-in-Council •New security policy for Lagos coming, says Sanwo-Olu •Efforts to combat menace in place — Ekiti...

Mon Jun 17th, 2019     Read More →