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Breaking : Reps jerk up 2019 budget, pass N8.916tn

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Senate jerks budget by N86 billion, approves N8.916trillion By Henry Umoru and Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-House of Representatives Tuesday passed a total of N8,916, 964, 098, 373 trillon as 2019...

Tue Apr 30th, 2019     Read More →

Northeast youths support Lawan for Senate President

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The Northeast Youth Alliance, on Monday, supported the endorsement of Sen. Ahmad Lawan by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as Senate President for the 9th Assembly. Ahmad Lawan Alhaji Munkailu...

Mon Apr 29th, 2019     Read More →

CBN introduces special intervention fund for MFBs

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Seeks 20% microcredit ratio by 2020 New MFB policy in the offing By Babajide Komolafe and Emma Ujah THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has introduced a special intervention fund for microfinance...

Mon Apr 29th, 2019     Read More →

Normalcy returns to Gombe

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Security agencies, including the army, have confirmed that normalcy has returned to Gombe metropolis after the Saturday’s violence that heralded the burial of some youths. The violence had...

Sun Apr 28th, 2019     Read More →

Speed, comfort, safety, cost-effectiveness, challenge of new Nigerian railway

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By Yemi Ogunbiyi • The challenge of a new Nigerian railway The direct impulse to the writing of this piece came from six separate inspection trips of the new 158.5km, double-track Standard...

Sun Apr 28th, 2019     Read More →

Boys Brigade Crisis: Gombe Govt. imposes curfew

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The Gombe State Government has imposed a curfew on the Gombe metropolis, effective from Saturday to 6:00 am on Sunday. Hassan Dankwambo The directive was given in a statement signed by the...

Sat Apr 27th, 2019     Read More →

Remains of victims of Gombe Easter accident buried

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Gombe – The remains of youths who died in an accident in an Easter procession were on Saturday buried in Gombe amidst tight security. On April 22, a car driven by a member of Nigerian...

Sat Apr 27th, 2019     Read More →

Why police misuse arms, kill on duty —IGP

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Stops 12-hour, 2-shift work structure in police Directs reversal to traditional 8-hour, 3-shift standard Poor supervision, wickedness responsible for killings — Tsav Stress is a factor...

Fri Apr 26th, 2019     Read More →

Senate summons IG over killings

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The Senate has summoned the Inspector-General of Police(IG) to appear before the upper chamber and brief it on increasing spate of killings in different parts of the country. This followed a...

Thu Apr 25th, 2019     Read More →

Tribunal permits PDC, AGA, ASD to withdraw petitions against Gombe Governor-elect

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The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Gombe on Thursday granted permission to the People for Democratic Change (PDC), All Grassroots Alliance (AGA) and Alliance of Social Democratic (ASD) to...

Thu Apr 25th, 2019     Read More →

NSCDC boss orders psychological test, security profiling of personnel

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Abdullahi Gana, the Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has directed the agency’s Forensic Psychology unit to work out a timetable for security profiling...

Thu Apr 25th, 2019     Read More →

Black Axe, Vikings Confraternities clash in UNIUYO – Police

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The police command in Akwa Ibom on Wednesday confirmed report of a cult clash between the Black Axe and Vikings Confraternities at the University of Uyo campuses. The Acting Inspector General of...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari inaugurates Oshodi transport interchange built to accommodate 820, mass transit buses

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated the Oshodi Transport Interchange built to accommodate 820 Mass Transit Buses during a one-day working visit to Lagos State. President Muhammadu...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Road accident kills 19 wedding guests in Jigawa

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Nineteen wedding guests in the northern Nigerian state of Jigawa died when their bus lost control and burst into flames, police said Wednesday. Scene of an accident involving Danfo with Reg no MUS...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →

Easter attacks: CAN mourns Sri Lanka bombings, Benue killings, others

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Easter attacks By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has expressed sadness over the attacks on Christians in Benue, Gombe, and Adamawa states as well as Sri...

Wed Apr 24th, 2019     Read More →