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80-yr-old herbalist, 2 others behead policeman for his eyes

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—An octogenarian herbalist, Hussaini Musa, was, yesterday, paraded by the Katsina State Police Command in connection with the beheading of a Police officer attached to...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Lack of authentic register threatens APC’s primaries

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA —The dispute over the mode of selection of candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for the forthcoming general election is set to take a new twist...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Maigari faults ‘provisional clearance’

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Former president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari has faulted the ‘provisional clearance’ handed him by the electoral committee for today’s executive...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Three cultists arrested for beheading police officer

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Not fewer than three suspected cultists including an aged herbalist have been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command for killing a police officer, identified...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Phone addiction: Nigerians blame trend for rising immorality

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Nigerians resident in some North-Central States have decried youths addiction to phone usage and blamed the trend for rising cases of fraud and immorality in the society. Smartphones In separate...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Lalong’ll not renege on campaign promises says Dati as residents protest in Jos

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos – The Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Yakubu Dati has assured citizens that the State Governor, Simon Lalong is committed to...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

NFF Elections: Electoral Committee hands Maigari provisional clearance

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The 2018 Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Electoral Committee on Wednesday said it had reached a decision to hand a ‘provisional clearance’ to Aminu Maigari ahead of the upcoming...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau: PDP tasks Mantu, others to find consensus candidate

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong, Jos The Plateau State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has set a five-man Dialogue Committee to discuss with the 10 governorship aspirants on its platform...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen kill 62-yr-old man, injure 3 in Plateau

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong The Police Command in Plateau said gunmen had killed a 62-year-old man, John Atu, and injured three members of his household at Kwall village of Miango District in Bassa...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Dariye picks APC nomination form from prison

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…it’s embarrassing, PDP reacts Jos—Senator Joshua Dariye, who is currently serving a 14-year jail term over financial misdeeds while serving as Plateau State governor, has picked...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Boosting the Nigeria Economy with the Dredging of the Escravos Channel

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THE Escravos River, a distributary of the Niger River is a 35-mile (56-kilometre) westerly watercourse that traverses zones of mangrove swamps and coastal sand ridges before entering the Bight of...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Sen. Dariye picks APC nomination form from prison

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Sen. Joshua Dariye, who is currently serving a 14-year jail term over financial misdeeds while serving as Plateau governor, has picked an APC nomination form to contest next year’s...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku in Jos promises all inclusive gov’t

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos – Former Vice President and Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has promised to run all-inclusive...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Adeosun’s resignation: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny

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The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria. Kemi Adeosun The issues border on honesty,...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau killings: Buratai charges troops to be aggressive, decisive against bandits

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged troops of `Operation Safe Haven’ to be aggressive and decisive in dealing with armed bandits and other criminal elements operating...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →