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In Borno State, insecurity, poverty, driving malnutrition

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By Chioma Obinna All over the world, it is believed that children are the future and leaders of a nation but can that be said of Ayuba Usman and thousands of children in Borno, Yobe and...

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 →

Nigeria can generate N151bn from onion farming annually – Group

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Nigerian Flag The Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (OPMAN) said on Monday that the country could generate about $420 million (about N151 billion) annually from onion...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Oyo targets solid minerals for IGR boost, says Makinde’s adviser

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Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State The government of Seyi Makinde in Oyo State is setting its eyes on the solid mineral sector as a major boost for its Internally-Generated Revenue (IGR), the Special...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari departs to Saudi Arabia today

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President Muhammadu Buhari By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Abuja for Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to attend the third edition of the Future Investment...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Police recover 36 cows from rustlers in Zamfara

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Cattle. PHOTO: Getty Images The Police Command in Kebbi has recovered 36 cows from cattle rustlers in Zamfara, according to Mr Garba Danjuma, the commissioner. Danjuma told newsmen on Sunday in...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

FG doles out 149 trucks of fertiliser to 11,345 flood victims in Kebbi

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fertlizers The Federal Government has distributed 149 trucks of fertiliser and agricultural inputs to 11,345 victims of the 2018 flood in Kebbi. The Kebbi Governor, who is also the Vice-Chairman...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Border closure, best thing FG has done to farmers — farmers, rice millers

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Farmers in Kano and Kebbi states have commended border closure, saying it is the best thing ever done by the Federal Government to farmers in the country. Rice processing companies also hailed...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Insurgency: Reps c’ttee urges NAF to extend airpower to Northwest

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Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Airforce, Rep. Mohammed Koko has urged the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) extend its airpower to nip “the perennial security challenges”...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

Insurgency: Reps c’ttee urges NAF to extend airpower to Northwest

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Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Airforce, Rep. Mohammed Koko has urged the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) extend its airpower to nip “the perennial security challenges”...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

Two helicopter gunships to arrive Nigeria before December- NAF chief

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Levinus Nwabughiogu – Abuja The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said on Thursday the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) would soon take delivery of two helicopter gunships to help in...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Budget: Works Ministry to prioritise completion of ongoing road projects — Fashola

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The Ministry of Works and Housing says its 2020 Budget will focus on the completion of some priority road projects, especially roads classified as route A1 to route A9 in the country. Babatunde...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

SHOCKER: ’50m Nigerians suffer from mental disorder’

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Dr Ibrahim Wakawa, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Maiduguri, says at least 50 million Nigerians are believed to be suffering from mental disorders. Wakawa...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria won’t meet UN SDG 2030 health target unless – Prof. Soludo

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Says poor nutrition, hygiene, religious beliefs major factors for decreasing life expectancy Thousands ‘re dying due to patronage of miracle,magical healing centres,he adds By Joseph...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Not Too Young To Run: Senate inaugurates Young Parliamentarians Forum

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The Nigeria Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has on Tuesday, inaugurated the principal officers of the Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF). Ahmad Lawan The election of the principal officers was...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →