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Army arrests 2 Boko Haram fuel suppliers

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The Army has announced the arrest of two persons suspected of supplying fuel to Boko Haram terrorists located in Nafada area of Gombe State. Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu in a statement...

Mon Jun 25th, 2018     Read More →

Cholera claims 3 in Gombe, 27 hospitalised

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Cholera outbreak at Tsangaya Islamic school, Madaki, in Gombe, has led to the death of three pupils while 27 others were hospitalised. Dr Kennedy Ishaya, Gombe state Commissioner of Health...

Sun Jun 24th, 2018     Read More →

2018 N9.1 trillion budget: After lamentations, what next?

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It was a serious lamentation and expression of displeasure by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday before signing the approved N9.1 trillion Appropriation Bill into law. The President...

Fri Jun 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Atiku visits Fayose, canvasses Support for PDP Candidate

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Former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) frontline presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday visited Ekiti State for a strategic review meeting with Governor Ayodele Fayose...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Homes, schools, others destroyed as rainstorm hits Bauchi

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By Suzan Edeh Residents of Bauchi metropolis, yesterday, continued to count their losses following Saturday night’s rainstorm that wreaked havoc in the state capital. Some buildings...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Eid-el-Fitr: Give peace a chance; Govs, Clerics urge Nigerians

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AS Nigerians joined the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Fitr, governors, clerics and political leaders have called on Muslims to replicate the lessons of the Ramadan in...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Return to PDP: Saraki, Kwankwaso, Goje, Tambuwal run into storm

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor LAGOS — Moves by the new Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, leaders in the All Progressives Congress, APC, to get solid political footing ahead of the 2019...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari appoints new heads for federal agencies

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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new heads for two federal agencies and tenure renewal of six others. President Buhari arrives Abuja after his 2 day...

Wed Jun 13th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari re-appoints Oyeyemi as FRSC Boss

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – President Muhammadu has approved the renewal of the tenure of Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi as the Corps Marshal/Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps...

Tue Jun 12th, 2018     Read More →

Dankwambo will not forestall Igbo presidency in 2023 – Campaign team

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By Dennis Agbo ENUGU—THE Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo Presidential campaign team has said that a fresh northerner taking over presidency in 2019 will not stop the Igbo from becoming president...

Tue Jun 12th, 2018     Read More →

PDP presidential ticket: Atiku, Turaki, Dankwambo lead the race

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—Ahead of presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, billed for the last quarter of this year, indications have emerged that the party may pick its...

Mon Jun 11th, 2018     Read More →

It’s all about political bargaining, Odigie-Oyegun dubs nPDP,s moves

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The new Peoples Democratic Party nPDP bloc within the All Progressives Congress APC recently announced its decision to pull out of further talks with the presidency, citing among others, continued...

Sat Jun 9th, 2018     Read More →

I made more sales since Buhari’s June 12 declaration, says newspaper vendor

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Ibrahim Usman, a newspaper vendor in Gombe, says he recorded increased sale and patronage since President Muhammadu Buhari declared June 12 as democracy day in Nigeria. Late Chief Moshood Abiola...

Fri Jun 8th, 2018     Read More →

Religious bigots, media aggravate crises in Nigeria — Prof Oloyede

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Says: Actors deploy lies, falsehood to cause disunity The Secretary General of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede has said socio-political crises in the...

Fri Jun 8th, 2018     Read More →

Higher institutions’ football league kicks off july 28

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The stage is now set for the maiden edition of the Higher Institutions Football League (HIFL) scheduled to hold across university campuses in Nigeria. Games in the league are on track to begin on...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →