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Urhobo rejects Ruga settlement

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By Festus Ahon THE Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, worldwide, yesterday, rejected in its totality, the Federal Government’s proposed Ruga settlement for herdsmen, insisting that it was a subtle...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

HIV/AIDS: Sani Aliyu bags PEPFAR Heroes Award

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By Sola Ogundipe Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu, has recieved the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief,PEPFAR, Heroes’...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Millionaire ‘senators’ on Nigerian hellish highways

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By Oludayo Tade THE story of Nigeria is a dramatic irony; it is a geographic space of inequality where wealth and suffering both coexist in abundance. With so much wealth, many Nigerians also...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Bauchi needs Ruga project, Gov Mohammed tells Buhari

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Meets with Buhari at Aso Rock By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – DESPITE the controversy over the establishment of Ruga settlements for the Fulani by the Federal Government, Governor Bala...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Residents make barricades with corpses as bandits kill 11 in 9 Katsina villages

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—Not fewer than 11 persons were reportedly killed in a fresh attack launched by bandits on nine villages of Kankara Local Government Area in Katsina State, Saturday...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Allocations : Discordant tunes as local councils await direct allocation

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May get allocations this week By Emma Amaize, Clifford Ndujihe, Sam Oyadonga, Jimitota Onoyume, Gabriel Enogholase, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Harris-Okon Emmanuel, Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu &...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Bandits kill 11 in fresh attack in Katsina

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…angry resident stage protest with corpses, bariccade highway for hours By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Not fewer than eleven persons were reportedly killed in a fresh attack launched by...

Sun Jun 30th, 2019     Read More →

133 highways of terror: Seized on Lokoja road, I was brutalised, made to trek 7 hours inside the bush — Dr Adoyi Omale

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By Ben Agande Dr Adole Omale, a senior lecturer at Baze University, Abuja, narrates his traumatic experience after he was captured by some gunmen on the highway around Ajaokuta while travelling...

Sat Jun 29th, 2019     Read More →

Sambisa safer than Gurbi – Jibia Road — Katsina villager

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By Bashir Bello, Katsina A victim of a kidnapping in Shinfida, Jibia local government area of Katsina State, Hassan Musa Shinfida, says Sambisa is safer than Gurbi – Jibia Road now. While...

Sat Jun 29th, 2019     Read More →

From south to east, north to west: The 133 deadliest roads in Nigeria

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Victor Ogunyinka Insecurity is about the biggest challenge facing the Nigeria of today, that is not to say education, health, and other germane sectors are less important and unconventionally, bad...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

The plight of state pensioners

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AS the Labour sector and the nation at large get set for the battle to implement the recently-approved National Minimum Wage, the complementary Labour compensation law – the Pension Act...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

5 reasons Nigeria will remain poverty capital until 2023

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….with leadership and a sense of purpose, we can lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in ten years — President Buhari, June 12, 2019 in Abuja By Dele Sobowale POSSIBLY, several...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

Towards ending the killing spree by herdsmen

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By Emmanuel Onwubiko NOT long ago when a global terrorists index was issued by international experts on terrorism and the threats terrorists pose to world’s peace, the Nigerian version of...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

Residents worried as Daura district head spends 53 days in kidnappers’ den

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By Bashir Bello Residents of Daura in Katsina state, the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari have expressed fears over the safety of their District Head, Mallam Musa Uba who was kidnapped...

Sat Jun 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Almajiri: We cannot continue to have street urchins, children roaming around – FG

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—Banditry now treat to national security–NSS —Says $1bn Approved Excess Crude Account was for military only —As IGP says security situation has stabilized By Johnbosco...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →