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Nigerian Government, Russia sign agreement on potash supply for fertiliser

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The Federal Government and Russia on Monday signed an agreement for the supply of potash, a raw material for fertilizer production from a Russian company, URALCHEM. Mr Uche Orji, the Managing...

Mon Dec 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Salesman allegedly steals recharge cards worth N3.2m

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A 32-year-old salesman, Chigozie Nwanguma, was on Tuesday appeared in a Yaba Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing recharge cards worth N3.2 million belonging to his employer....

Tue Nov 26th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari joined army through officers’ visitation to schools, says Masari

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Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari has extolled the army’s visitation to secondary schools to encourage students to join the armed forces, saying that President Muhammadu Buhari was among...

Tue Nov 26th, 2019     Read More →

Polio immunisation: Kano targets over 3m children -Commissioner

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Kano state Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, says the government has concluded arrangements to immunise more than N3 million children for the November round of Immunisation Plus...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Senate to investigate NEMA over Selective Disaster response

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President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan By Henry Umoru Senate has begun probe into the effectiveness of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA over disaster response in 2019. The Senate...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →

Police arraign 2 minors, 1 man for allegedly stealing soft drinks worth N48,000

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The police on Tuesday arraigned two minors and a 22-year-old man, Muhammad Mustapha at the Karu Grade I Area Court, Abuja for allegedly stealing soft drinks worth N48,000. The police charged the...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari meets Bayelsa governor-elect, Lyon at Aso Rock

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Buhari today at the State House received the Governor-Elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon. Present were the HMS, Petroleum, Timpre Sylva; Chairman Governors Forum and Ekiti Governor; Governors of...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

Camel-riding gunmen kill six in Adamawa

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Gunmen riding camels and horses killed six people in a village in northeast Nigeria, a region beset by Islamist attacks, police said on Sunday. “Armed bandits” launched a predawn...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

‘I was stark illiterate when I married my husband,’ wife of Bauchi gov.

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Mrs Aishatu Mohammed, wife of Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed, said on Saturday that she had no formal education when she married her husband. Mohammed stated this in Bauchi at the occasion of the...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria has 23m child brides, second in the world – UNICEF

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said 23million Nigerian children are married off as child brides, and as a result, they drop out of school. The agency said Nigeria is the...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Ayeoribe: Governors risk labour’s fury over minimum wage

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Former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara State Council, Emmanuel AyeoribeA former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara State Council, Emmanuel Ayeoribe says...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Emir of Daura commends Osinbajo for loyalty, honesty to Buhari

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The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar, has commended Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for his loyalty and commitment to the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. News Agency of Nigeria reports...

Sat Nov 2nd, 2019     Read More →

FG can’t dictate to states on minimum wage — Govs

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Say states’ll pay according to capacity Deduction of N614bn bailout funds from states’ accounts begun Govs ‘re simply looking for trouble, we ‘re ready for...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Retirement/Promotions in Police: CP’s jostle for vacant positions in key states

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By Emma Nnadozie, Crime Editor Recent retirements and promotions in the Nigeria Police Force have thrown up vacancies around police formations in many states of the federation. The situation...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →