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Appointment of New Judges: Lawyers optimistic of speedy justice

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A cross-section of lawyers, who specialised in labour matters, have expressed the hope that appointment of 19 additional judges of the National Industrial Court (NICN) will assist speedy...

Thu Sep 28th, 2017     Read More →

Plateau sets date for LG polls

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos—Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission, PLASIEC, yesterday, released the timetable for the long-awaited local government election. In a statement by...

Thu Sep 28th, 2017     Read More →

Police intercept cars carrying AK-47 rifles, pistols, others in Zamfara

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Gusau—Zamfara State Police Command, yesterday, intercepted two vehicles carrying arms in different parts of the state. Spokesman of the Command, Mr. Muhammad Shehu, told newsmen in Gusau,...

Thu Sep 28th, 2017     Read More →

Those who fought for the independence of Nigeria were youth… – NGO

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An NGO, Community Action for Popular Participation (CAPP), has advised youths in Plateau against any act of thuggery and electoral violence in the future elections in the state. A Public Affairs...

Wed Sep 27th, 2017     Read More →

FIFA 2018 WCQ: I’m not interested in Zambia mind games – Ighalo

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Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is resisting the temptation of playing mind games ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia October 7 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Odion...

Wed Sep 27th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria’s unity not negotiable – Senate

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Henry Umoru, Emman Ovuakporie & Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA — The Senate, after a two-hour closed-door session, yesterday, declared that Nigeria’s unity is not...

Wed Sep 27th, 2017     Read More →

NYSC rescucitates farm settlements

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos—THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has resuscitated its moribund farm settlements in Bauchi, Kebbi, Oyo and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja....

Wed Sep 27th, 2017     Read More →

Catholic priest asks FG to proscribe CAN, JNI

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By Omeiza Ajayi\ ABUJA— A Catholic priest, Dr Gabriel Ngbea, has asked the Federal Government to proscribe Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, andJammatul Nasri Islam JNI, accusing them...

Wed Sep 27th, 2017     Read More →

Rohr calls up Mikel, Moses, Ighalo, 20 others for Zambia

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Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has called up 23 players for the all-important 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Uyo on Oct. 7. A statement...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

2018 World Cup: Nigeria recalls Arsenal’s Iwobi for Zambia tie

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Nigeria on Tuesday recalled Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi for next month’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against their main rivals Zambia. The 21-year-old was ruled out of the double-header...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Gov. Lalong loses younger brother

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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau on Tuesday lost his younger brother, Mr Wummen Bako, a family member has confirmed. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that Bako, a lecturer at the...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria recall Arsenal’s Iwobi for Zambia tie

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Nigeria on Tuesday recalled Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi for next month’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against their main rivals Zambia. The 21-year-old was ruled out of the double-header...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

2,918,842 children, 19,000 schools benefited from FG’s N6.64bn feeding programme

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA —THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it has spent N6,643,432,789 for the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme. It also disclosed that 2,918,842...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari feeds 3m school kids

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Over 19,000 schools and about three million pupils have so far been covered under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. According to figures...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Ice Prince, Seyi Law, others receive Peace Achievers Awards

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Popular Hip-hop singer Ice Prince and a veteran comedian Seyi Law, have been honoured with the “Peace Achievers Awards” by the Peace Ambassador Agency, an organisation that promotes...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →