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Prevalence of suicide: Psychologist tasks govt., parents on proper upbringing

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A Psychologist and Para-Social Worker, Mrs Imabong Sanusi, has urged government and parents to make concerted efforts to curb the rising cases of suicide among Nigerian youths in recent...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Slow development in Sahel Region worries UN

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The United Nations Economic Commission (ECA) has expressed concern over the poor state of development in the Sahel region, including Nigeria. Nigeria has failed’ Football: Africa Cup of...

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Breaking: Lawan announces names of Principal Officers

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Sets Up Committee on Legislative Agenda By Henry Umoru ABUJA- SENATE President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday read letters from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the opposition...

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NSCDC arrest 45-year-old man for alleged rape of 5 year old girl

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday paraded Abdulrazaq Garuba, 45, of number 75, Olore Abegunde area Ilorin, for alleged rape of a five-year-old girl. Briefing newsmen...

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Orji Kalu, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Abdullahi, Borofice make principal officers of ninth senate

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By Nwafor Sunday Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, along with the senator representing Abia Central, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Yahaya Abdullahi (APC, Kebbi), and Ajayi Borrofice (APC, Ondo),...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen sack Bayelsa police station, kill 4 officers, raid amoury

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By Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa—A pregnant policewoman and three other officers on duty were, yesterday morning, killed by gunmen that invaded Agudama-Ekpetiama Police Station in Yenagoa Local...

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If Carthage must be destroyed

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By Obadiah Mailafia THE Gulf of Guinea bore the brunt of the trans-Atlantic commerce in human souls that went on for 300 years, from the 16th century to the 19th century. While the Arabs and...

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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 →

Mob sets police station ablaze over alleged killing of youth in Imo community

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Umuoke Obowo (Imo) – Angry youths in Umuoke Obowo in Imo have set the police station in the town ablaze, following alleged killing of a young man in the community by a policeman. Protesters...

Mon Jul 1st, 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 →

Armed attack on Nigerian army base : military source

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Armed men on Monday launched a car bomb attack on a Nigerian army base in western Niger near the border with Mali, a military source said. File: Nigerian Soldiers Bandits on motorbikes carried out...

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C’River has no land for ruga cattle colony – PANDEF

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…Warns FG Over proposed plan By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR-The Cross River State Chapter of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, in conjunction with the All Cross River State Nationals Front has...

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Gunmen attack police station in Bayelsa community, kill DPO, 3 other cops

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…four others hospitalised By Samuel Oyadongha The peace of the riverside town of Agudama-Ekpetiama in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State was shattered in the early hours of...

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US, Russian Presidents, British PM, others asked to save Nigeria from terrorists

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The Centre for Counter-Terrorism and Preventive Diplomacy has called on world powers to support Nigeria in her counter-terror campaign with sophisticated technology to track financiers and...

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Nigeria supports 9 months extension for oil production cut

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Nigeria on Monday reaffirmed its strong support for the nine-month extension in oil production cut under the ‘’Declaration of Cooperation’’ which seeks to improve global...

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