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IGP orders transfer of over 6,000 policemen out of Lagos to Zamfara, others

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate transfer of over 6,000 senior policemen and rank and file out of Lagos State. Cross Section of Policemen during the flag...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

Senate confirms Buhari’s RMAFC nominees

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ex-CBN chief too as FERMA Boss By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Wednesday, confirmed the reappointment of Elias Mbam from Ebonyi State as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

130 textile firms died to lack of power, finance, others – Emefiele

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The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele has said that no fewer than 130 textile companies have died in the country in recent times due to some...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

Security expert, Mumuni gives tips on protection of mosques during Ramadan

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By Rotimi Agbana A renowned security expert, Ambassador Abayomi Nurain Mumuni has called on Nigerian Muslims to remain conscious of their safety at public functions as they observe their religious...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

FG to partially privatize Bank of Agriculture – Minister

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Federal Government has disclosed that plans are underway to commercialize and partially privatize the Bank of Agriculture, BoA. Audu Ogbeh The Minister of...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

Killings, kidnappings : Ohanaeze fumes over offer of N100bn to Miyetti Allah

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By Emeka Mamah Enugu—Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has faulted reports that the Federal Government has offered Miyetyi Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria,...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

CBN threatens to publicize names, bar bank accounts of smugglers

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…distributes cotton seeds, inputs to 100,000 farmers By Bashir Bello KATSINA – The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has on Monday threatened to publicise...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

Justice Mamman Nasir and boundary clashes (2)

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By Eric Teniola INVESTIGATE and define the boundaries of any other areas, districts or divisions which might be brought to the notice of the panel; to define inter-state boundaries, especially in...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

Solid minerals, oil wells not Nigeria’s real wealth – Dr Gowon

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By Ebele Orakpo Dr. Dawuda Gowon is a journalist (BSc. Journalism, electronic and print media, 1978, Utah State University, USA.), an accomplished engineer, economist, all rolled into one. He is...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

How can we survive when kidnapping is a new occupation? – Buhari

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday expressed worry over the current insecurity bedeviling the nation saying kidnapping has now become an occupation and industry...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: 75 political parties pass Vote of Confidence on INEC Chairman

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- SEVENTY- Five registered political parties in the country, on Monday passed a vote of confidence in the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →

Army bans motorcycles in Zamfara, Kano, Katsina, 4 other states

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By Joseph Erunke THE Nigerian Army has announced a ban in the operation of motorcycles within the forest of seven states in the North. They are Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Kebbi and...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →

SENATE PRESIDENCY: Lawan to meet Ndume, Goje, takes campaign to media houses

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Calls for use of open ballot system to elect presiding officers PDP Senators yet to take position on a preferred candidate Goje yet to declare formally, Ndume vows to run By Henry Umoru, Assistant...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →

Democracy or repression as the next level

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By Owei Lakemfa FOUR years ago, the Nigerian social media had two major groups. ‘The Wailers’, so called because they were said to be wailing the loss of the ruling Peoples Democratic...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →

How we survived bandits’ attacks — Katsina, Zamfara victims

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•Bandits killed all men, set our villages ablaze; 15 soldiers killed, 19 wounded in Borno •We lost five men, killed scores of terrorists– Military •Army bans use of...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →