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72-yr-old man in court for allegedly raping, impregnating daughter

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The Chief Magistrates’ Court 10 in Gombe, on Monday, remanded 72-year-old Ibrahim Yunusa in prison custody for allegedly raping and impregnating his biological daughter. Yunusa of...

Mon Oct 14th, 2019     Read More →

ASUU operates like business enterprise – Sunmonu, Coordinator of breakaway group

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By Elizabeth Uwandu Following the formation of a splinter group, Congress of University Academics (CONUA) from the Academic Staff Union of Universities ( ASUU), the National Coordinator of CONUA,...

Sun Oct 13th, 2019     Read More →

NNPC discovers crude oil, gas in Northern Nigeria

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By Michael Eboh The northern part of Nigeria has joined the league of oil-producing regions, as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Friday announced that it has discovered crude...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Mining host communities lament neglect by govt, companies

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…call for adequate attention, inclusion By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Mining host communities under the auspices of the Federation of Nigerian Mining Host Communities, FNMHC, Friday,...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Saudi treats 8,000 eye patients, conducts 694 surgeries in Nigeria

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The volunteer medical campaign by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to combat blindness and its causes said it diagnosed and treated 8,000 patients of eye-related free of charge in Ibadan. The...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

36 States, FCT generate N691.11bn as revenue in first half 2019 — NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says in the first half of 2019, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) generated N691.11 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

BREAKING: NNPC discovers crude oil, gas in Northern Nigeria

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By Michael Eboh The northern part of Nigeria has joined the league of oil-producing regions, as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Friday, announced that it has discovered crude...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s health challenges shifting to mental health – Expert

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The Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Dr. Monday Igwe, says the country’s burden of health challenges is gradually shifting from infectious diseases to mental...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Army de-radicalises 15 ex-Boko Haram fighters in Gombe

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No fewer than 15 ex-Boko Haram fighters have been rehabilitated under the De-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) programme in Gombe State. Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, the Chief of...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos pledges support for young farmers

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.. As FG reveals plans for the celebration for World Food Day By Jimoh Babatunde As Nigeria prepares to join the global Community to mark the World Food Day 2019 with the theme “Our Actions...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

FG to partner Gombe on modern grazing reserves

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The Federal Government is set to partner Gombe State Government on the establishment of modern grazing reserves to harness the livestock potential in the state. Alhaji Sabo Nanono, the Minister...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

FG can generate $280bn from iron ore annually ― Group

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Mr Ayo Adeyemo, the National Chairman, Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical, Mining and Materials Engineers, says the Federal Government can generate $280 billion dollars from the country’s...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Fake Drugs: Inside Nigeria’s market of death

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By Our reporters Six years after Nigeria launched the National Drug Distribution Guidelines, NDDG, drugs are still indiscriminately sold, distributed and administered by quacks across open markets...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

UNDP’s agricultural intervention programme to boost rice production in Nigeria

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said that its intervention in the agricultural sector would boost rice production in Nigeria. The United Nations Development Programme UNDP Mrs....

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →

Quella birds: Gombe farmers laud FG over aerial control of pest

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Some farmers in Gombe State have lauded the Federal Government following the conclusion of the aerial control of migratory pest in five local government areas of the state. File: farmers The...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →