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LEFT TO DIE!: ‘I was four months’ pregnant when herdsmen attacked our village, cut off my right hand!’

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•Nursing mother struggling with one hand to breastfeed her baby narrates her story By Peter Duru, Makurdi 24-year-old Mrs Joy Terna is from Giza, the Tiv speaking area of Nasarawa State. She...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

North West: Primaries may alter calculations in jigawa, Kaduna, katsina

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BEN AGANDE, KADUNA, Dangida Aliyu, Jigawa; Bashir Bello, Katsina. The recent primaries in the major political parties in the Northern part of the country have thrown up new challenges that pose a...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Presidency lists ongoing, completed projects across 36 states

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By Nwafor Sunday In what can be described as a response to the fourteen (14), posers raised by the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, was on Friday disclosed to newsmen by the Personal...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →

Kogi herders/farmers, communal clashes: 44 killed, N541m properties destroyed, 115 suspects identified

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Lokoja—No fewer than 44 persons were killed, while 26 others sustained injuries in herders/ farmers clashes as well as communal crises in three local government areas of Kogi State. Also,...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →

Senate confirms 22 as NPC commissioners, rejects Kaduna nominee

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ABUJA—Senate, yesterday, confirmed the appointment of 22 nominees President Muhammadu Buhari presented to it as commissioners for the National Population Commission, NPC. File: National...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →

2018 Aiteo Cup: Pillars to battle Rangers for trophy

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This year’s Aiteo Cup final will be between Kano Pillars and Enugu Rangers after two dramatic semifinals in Lagos and Kano yesterday. Pillars beat Northwest rivals Katsina United 4-1 on...

Thu Oct 11th, 2018     Read More →

Igbo group demands realistic restructuring plan before 2019 elections

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By Dennis Agbo ENUGU—IGBO socio- cultural organisation, Alaigbo Development Foundation, ADF, has tasked ethnic nationality groups in Nigeria, clamouring for political restructuring of the...

Wed Oct 10th, 2018     Read More →

APC primaries: Aspirant rejects result in Nasarawa

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Mr Jacob Ajegana- Kudu, an aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state, has rejected the result of the just concluded State House of Assembly primaries election...

Wed Oct 10th, 2018     Read More →

SMILE rounds up in Kogi

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—NO fewer than 49,124 orphans and vulnerable children across 12,775 households in Kogi State have benefited from the Sustainable Mechanism for Improving Livelihood...

Wed Oct 10th, 2018     Read More →

UNDP Human Devt. Index: Obaseki targets best-performer status for Edo

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The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the ongoing reforms in education and health sectors would put Edo in the league of the best performing states in subsequent human...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

Our out-of-school children time-bomb

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IN July 2017, Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, at the opening of the 52nd National Council of Education meeting in Kano, disclosed that the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria was...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

Protests rock APC secretariat over primaries

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—Scores of protesters from Kano, Niger and Nasarawa States yesterday stormed the national secretariat of the party to protest the outcome of primary elections in their...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Major General Gbor picks APGA’s presidential ticket

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…As party vows to clinch 8 gov, seats By Chris Ochayi A retired army officer, Major General John Gbor, yesterday, picked the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Grand Alliance,...

Sun Oct 7th, 2018     Read More →

National Sports festival: Al-Makura receives Unity ‘Torch, pledges government commitment

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By David Odama AFIA – THE Governor of Nasarawa State , Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of yesterday eceived the National Sports Festival Unity’ torch for the 19th edition of the games expected...

Thu Oct 4th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari meets APC governors at Aso Villa

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with State governors on the platform of the ruling-All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting slated for 12.30 pm,...

Thu Oct 4th, 2018     Read More →