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Katsina lawmaker escapes lynching by youths from his constituents

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Member representing Dutsinma/Kurfi constituency at the House of Representative, Danlami Muh’d Kurfi narrowly escaped death and lynching by youths of his own...

Sun Nov 5th, 2017     Read More →

Spending of N388.304bn London Paris Club Loan refunds by 35 states confidential, FG tells Court

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The Federal Government has told the Federal High Court in Lagos that the record of spending of N388.304billion London Paris Club Loan refunds by 35 states released to the states by Federal...

Sun Nov 5th, 2017     Read More →

Childhood diseases: Bridging the routine immunisation gap in Nigeria

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By Chioma Obinna With the commissioning of a N3.8 billion European Union – Support to Immunization Governance in Nigeria (EU-SIGN) in 23 states of the federation and the Federal Capital...

Sun Nov 5th, 2017     Read More →

Global Hand Washing Day Celebration: UNICEF/Benue govt train over 10,000 pupils and children on hand washing

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BY PETER DURU The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, in collaboration with the Benue state government have trained and taught over 10,000 Benue school pupils and children the importance...

Sat Nov 4th, 2017     Read More →

Corps members’ to receive pending allowances soon, says NYSC

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has assured corps members who are yet to receive their personal allowances that the federal government has released...

Fri Nov 3rd, 2017     Read More →

2019: Why APC govs want automatic ticket for Buhari

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Deputy Political Editor & Johnbosco Agbakwuru ALTHOUGH the National Executive Committee, NEC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has deferred an “informal...

Fri Nov 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Maina: HoS, Kyari in verbal tango at FEC

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•Buhari swears in Mustapha as SGF •FG authorises AGF to recover $321m Abacha loot from Switzerland •FEC approves N226m to tackle birds, pests from Niger Republic •Raises alarm...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

FG approves N40bn for resuscitation of Kontagora Dam, N226m for Pest Control

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N40.2 billion for the resuscitation and completion of Kontagora/Auna Dam and Irrigation project in Niger as well as N226 million for pests...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

Kogi: Dino Melaye’s sour grapes

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The real and behind-the-scene motives for the unrelenting mischief by well-known enemies of the people of Kogi State should be obvious to all thinking people. Because the present administration in...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

2019: APC govs back automatic ticket for Buhari

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Omeiza Ajayi .President to appoint new ministers, others soon •He has not done enough — Junaid...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

Looters’ trial:CJN inaugurates panel on Wednesday as NJC replaces Salami with Justice Galadima

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The National Judicial Council, NJC, on Tuesday, picked a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Suleiman Galadima as the new chairman of its Corruption...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Gen Malu and his unconfirmed verdict on Gen Oladipo Diya and others

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By Eric Teniola General Samuel Victor Leonard Malu, CFR (1947-2017), who died in Cairo, Egypt recently will be more remembered for his role as the President of the Special Military Tribunal that...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Govs struggle to take pictures with new SGFat APC caucus meeting

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE All Progressives Congress, APC, caucus meeting started 8:30pm at the New Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday with President Muhammadu Buhari...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Don’t lift ban on rice importation – Farmers tell FG

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Alhaji Jamilu Ibrahim, the Chairman of Rice Farmers in Daura, Katsina State, has urged the Federal Government not to lift the ban on the importation of rice. Rice The Federal Government banned the...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Over 4,000 supporters back Masari, Buhari

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Over four thousand, 4,000 supporters of the All Progressive Congress, APC Chieftain in Katsina State, late Senator Mustapha Kanti Bello, on Sunday, throw their...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →