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Position of north on Nigeria’s restructuring out soon after committee’s decision – Northern Governors

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The Northern States Governors Forum has set up a 12-man committee to come up with the region’s position on Nigeria’s restructuring. A communiqué issued after a two-day meeting...

Fri Jul 28th, 2017     Read More →

Hajj: NDLEA warns intending pilgrims against smuggling of drugs, kolanuts

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Gombe has warned intending Muslims pilgrims against smuggling of hard drugs and kolanuts to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mr Aliyu Adole,...

Fri Jul 28th, 2017     Read More →

LMC lists six referees for suspension by NFF

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Six match officials in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) whose performances have been adjudged as not meeting the high standard of the league have been suspended from further...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

Forum of ex-PDP Speakers pledges support for NCC

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By Dirisu Yakubu & Blessing Aina ABUJA—The Forum of former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, speakers in the State Houses of Assembly has pledged unalloyed loyalty to the National Caretaker...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

Kogi NUJ commends, Buhari, Osinbajo on inauguration of Ocheni as Minister

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The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kogi Council on Wednesday, applauded President Muhammad Buhari and the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo over the appointment and inauguration of Prof....

Wed Jul 26th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo swears in two ministers

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – ACTING President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has sworn-in Prof. Stephen Ocheni from Kogi State and Alhaji Suleiman Hassan from Gombe State as ministers of the...

Wed Jul 26th, 2017     Read More →

AgP Osinbajo swears in new ministers today

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Abuja – Two ministers-designate, Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe) would be inaugurated as Federal Executive Council (FEC) members on Wednesday, the Presidency has said. A...

Wed Jul 26th, 2017     Read More →

Senate passes Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

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The Senate on Tuesday passed the Bill Establishing the Nigerian Peace Corps(NPC). The Bill, which was sponsored by Sen. Bayero Nafada(APC-Gombe), is meant to empower and provide employment for the...

Tue Jul 25th, 2017     Read More →

Thunderstorms, rain showers expected on Tuesday – NiMet

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Abuja – The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted morning thunderstorms over the Central states of Yola, Abuja, Bida, Mambilla Plateau, Minna, Southern Kaduna and South of Jos...

Mon Jul 24th, 2017     Read More →

NYSC deploys 2,000 corps members to Gombe

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it has posted 2,000 corps members to Gombe State for the 2017 batch ‘A’ stream II service year. NYSC spokesperson in Gombe State, Margaret...

Mon Jul 24th, 2017     Read More →

NPFL: Matchday 31 results

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Rivers Utd 3-1 Wikki ABS 2-0 Rangers Kano Pillars 2-0 Remo Stars 3SC 1-0 Enyimba Lobi 0-0 Plateau Utd FCIU 2-2 Gombe Utd Tornadoes 0-0 Abia Warriors Akwa Utd 2-1 Nasarawa...

Sun Jul 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Military moves 43 surrendered Boko Haram terrorists to de-radicalisation centre

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-FORTY three Boko Haram insurgents who recently surrendered to troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, were on Saturday, air lifted to join other surrendered insurgents in Gombe...

Sun Jul 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Udi vows to save Sunshine from relegation

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Sunshine Stars coach, Duke Udi has said he is on a mission to help the club escape relegation as the matches of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) enter the home stretch. Sunshine...

Sat Jul 22nd, 2017     Read More →

NEC recommends stringent disbursement criteria for ecological funds

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday, received the Governor Nasir el-Rufai-led Ad-hoc Committee of the Council on Ecological Fund, which has recommended...

Fri Jul 21st, 2017     Read More →

Borno, Boko Haram, the future

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Social psychologists have established that massive youth unemployment and the failure of leadership at any level to secure a prosperous future for its upcoming generation of youths is largely the...

Thu Jul 20th, 2017     Read More →