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SERAP drags senior Nigerian officials to ICC ‘for leaving 13.2 million children out of school’

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her “good offices to...

Sun Jul 21st, 2019     Read More →

Bandits commanders agree to suspend attacks in Zamfara

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Gusau – Bandits commanders in Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Friday agreed to suspend attacks on the people at a dialogue meeting with the state government and security...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Always a medallist

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In my career as a sports journalist, I have visited the northern part if Africa four times, covering sports events. President Peace Cup: Katsina, Kwara battle for title(Opens in a new browser tab)...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Poll: INEC gets July 29 to open defence, as Atiku, PDP close case

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…62 out of 400 billed witnesses appear …As Kenyan ICT Expert testifies, insists INEC server exists By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja,...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Troops kill 11 Boko Haram terrorists, nab 6 Commanders in Borno

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In a commando style, gallant troops have deployed and killed 11 Boko Haram (BH) insurgents, together with their informants. President Buhari interacting with troops deployed to curb the activities...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Edo Assembly Crisis: Justice will be served – Senate panel

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…urges Edo Lawmakers To Exercise Restrain By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Political quagmire in the Edo State House of Assembly, yesterday took another twist, as twelve members- elect out...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Saudi Arabia targets 30m pilgrims by 2030—Consular General

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By Bashir Bello The Consulate-General of Saudi Arabia in Nigeria (Kano), Yusuf Alghamdy on Wednesday said that the country targets to reach 30 million pilgrims to attend hajj exercise by year...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Violence against Fulani : PANDEF, Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo hypocritical – Northern Coalition

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The Coalition of Northern Groups CNG has expressed surprise at the inability of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to react to the wave of killings in...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: Katsina, others considering dialogue, amnesty to bandits – Gov. Masari 

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has, on Thursday, said he is working with other state governors in the Northwest zone, affected by wanton killings and...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Total, NNPC complete, hand over N900mn projects to 8 northern states

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By Michael Eboh Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and its partners, yesterday, handed over 10 projects in health, education and information technology,...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

The ruga settlements quandary (2)

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By Gambo Dori AS I planned, I drove out of Abuja last Tuesday morning to meet up an appointment in Kaduna that would take me around places of experiments of some successful clustering of...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Katsina workers demand Jigawa model of CPS

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•State spends N300m monthly to service 9,000 pensioners By Bashir Bello AS at today, Katsina State spends about N300million monthly to take care of its 9,000 pensioners, unlike some other...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

Security tops my agenda for Nigerians – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said successes recorded in degrading terrorists in the North East will be extended to various parts of the country experiencing challenges, assuring...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

‘Average price of cooking gas decreases in June’

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price for refilling of a five-kilogramme (kg) cylinder of cooking gas decreased to N1,995.38 in June from N2,028.04 in May. Cooking...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

 Breaking: Buhari presents own video to counter Atiku’s claim

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By Nwafor Sunday With the acceptance of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party’s video yesterday, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress,...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →