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FG launches garment factory for security agencies

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Garment Line The Federal Government has launched a modern garment factory to produce uniforms for the armed forces and other security agencies in the country. This is to ensure standardisation and...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

153 DEATHS ON ROADS: Rage over petrol truck fires

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By Charles Kumolu, Deputy Editor No fewer than 153 Nigerians have died as a result of fuel tanker fire accidents from January this year till date, findings by Sunday Vanguard revealed. Some of the...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Man allegedly molests own daughters to test activeness of manhood

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A man, Joseph Sunday of Obot Ideng, in Ibesikpo local government area of Akwa Ibom State, has admitted to having carnal knowledge with his daughters to test the functionality of his manhood. It...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria won’t meet UN SDG 2030 health target unless – Prof. Soludo

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Says poor nutrition, hygiene, religious beliefs major factors for decreasing life expectancy Thousands ‘re dying due to patronage of miracle,magical healing centres,he adds By Joseph...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Insurgency: Nigeria to procure additional fighter helicopters from Russia — Presidency

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The Presidency says Nigeria will procure weapons including fighter helicopters from Russia to enhance the nation’s ongoing fight against insurgency, banditry and violence crimes. Military...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Magu recovered cash worth N939.5b, sent 1636 to jail in four years ― Report

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By Soni Daniel Four years after being named as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the record of the number of corrupt Nigerians convicted by the commission under him...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Buhari to meet Putin in Russia

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President Muhammadu Buhari is to depart Abuja on Monday to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, between Oct. 23 and Oct. 25. Buhari, South Africa A statement by the...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari to participate in Russia–Africa Summit in Sochi

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President Muhammadu Buhari is to depart Abuja on Monday to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, between Oct. 23 and Oct. 25. A statement by the President’s spokesman,...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Magu breaks Nigeria’s recovery, conviction record in 4 years

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nets N939.5 billion for FG, sends 1636 to jail for graft, as top lawyers speak Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Four years after being named as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

CRUDE IN THE NORTH: Oil may threaten nation’s ‘food basket’

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…Cautions optimism as experts speak By Michael Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, announced, last weekend, that it has discovered crude oil, gas and condensates in the...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Man impregnates own daughter after she was molested by her brother in Gombe

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A 17-year-old girl has dragged her 72-year-old father, Ibrahim Danlami Yunusa, before Chief Magistrate Court 10 in Gombe for allegedly molesting her several times, which resulted to her...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

High population eats up Nigeria’s forests

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At 11am, Elizabeth takes a panga from the store and heads out into the hills where she meets her friends from the neighbourhood. Nigerians They descend onto the forest in their village of Burak in...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Support girl child education, trustees tell Nigerians as ASMAF clocks 10

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Reinforcing its determination to improve the lot of the girl child in Nigeria, members of the board of trustees of the Ajesola Solarin Majekodumi Foundation, ASMAF rose from a closed door meeting...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

FHA to build 30,000 mass houses in Abuja diaspora city

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By Tordue Salem – Abuja The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) on Wednesday, disclosed plans to construct 30,000 houses in Abuja Diaspora City on 750 hectares of land in Kabuzu-Maitama II...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

There’s no hunger, Nigeria producing enough to feed ― Nanono

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono says Nigeria is producing enough to feed itself, contrary to the narrative in some quarters that there is hunger in the land. Nanono...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →