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Good Friday: Live life of sacrifice, Catholic Bishop tasks Christians

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The Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel Badejo, has urged Christians to use the significance of Good Friday to live sacrificially and be content with what they had. Badejo made the...

Fri Apr 19th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian Railway Corporation debunks report of train killing 2 persons in Kano

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday denied a report that a train crushed two persons to death in Kano. File: A cross section of holiday makers boarding the free train rideorganized...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

Military search: Israeli riffle, 37 other weapons recovered, 11 suspects arrested

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By David Odama LAFIA- FOLLOWING the military joint taskforce intensified operations against armed banditry and other criminal activities, an Israeli army rifle known as ‘clariom 5. 56’...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

Buratai: Africa’s encyclopedia on counter-terrorism

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By Steve Jackson Basically, it’s not in the character of most Africans to appreciate merit and excellence but warmly hug mediocrity. In Nigeria, this tendency is almost a national...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

FG advises miners to get mineral titles

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The Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has advised unregistered miners to get mineral titles from the ministry to legalise their mining activities and access grants to boost their...

Thu Apr 18th, 2019     Read More →

Do more to safeguard the North, ACF tells FG

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Ben Agande, Kaduna. The Arewa Consultative Forum has called on the federal government and security agencies to “do more” to safeguard the north, which has been described by the...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Leave politics to politicians, Sen Ameh Ebute tells CAN, ethnic-warlords

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Third Republic Senate President, Sen Ameh Ebute, has cautioned the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to forthwith depart the political arena for the main gladiators. Ameh Ebute The...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Nasarawa killings: Council boss urges people to eschew provocative statement

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Mr Samuel Meshi, the Chairman of Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has advised the people of the area to avoid provocative statements capable of igniting crisis. Meshi, who made the...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

NCC decry continued fraudulent SIM registrations

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By Emmanuel Elebeke The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, in March 2011 issued directives to telecom service providers to commence Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards ...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Minimum wage, others to trigger rise in inflation rate — Analysts

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As inflation rate softens to 11.25% in March By Elizabeth Adegbesan Analysts in the financial sector have projected that the signing of the new minimum wage bill, a hike in energy tariffs and...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Nasarawa pensioners decry removal from pay roll

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By David Odama PENSIONERS in Nasarawa State have decried the untold hardship being experienced due to the decision of the state government to delist their names from the Payment Voucher (PV)....

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Herdsmen attack: Youths protest, vow to resist further killings in Nasarawa

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By David Odama LAFIA—Aggrieved youths in Nasarawa state under the aegis of Youths Mada Development Association, MDA, yesterday trooped into the streets to protest the killing of 16 persons...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Train crushes two in Kano

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By Abdulmumin Murtala Kano—Two people sleeping on a rail-track allegedly abandoned for long were, yesterday, crushed to death by a moving train behind Kano Club in Nasarawa Local Government...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Sixteen killed in Nasarawa at party for newborn

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Sixteen people were killed and 14 were wounded when gunmen opened fire at a party to name a newborn baby, police said Tuesday, in the latest violence between farmers and herders in central...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

Akwanga killings: Al-Makura tasks security agencies to fish out perpetrators

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Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has tasked security agencies to fish out perpetrators of Sunday night’s killing of 16 persons at Numa village in Akwanga local government...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →