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101 persons die of Lassa fever–MSF

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A humanitarian medical organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Saturday called for proactive vigilance in Nigeria against Lassa fever, as 101 persons have died in the recent...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

2019: We have 8 million PVCs awaiting collection – INEC

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Say some Nigerians tell us they are not interested Maps out measures to avoid 2015 mistakes FG can’t ensure credible polls – Ann Kio-Briggs By Clifford Ndujihe & Omeiza Ajayi TO...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Only Abuja residents paid N145 per litre of petrol in March – NBS

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Abuja – The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says only motorists in Abuja bought Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, at the approved price of N145 per litre in March. Gov....

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

JUST IN: Gov Tambuwal swears in 4 new judges

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday swore in four new judges that would serve in the state High Court and the Sharia Court of Appeal. Tambuwal, at the ceremony, said that the...

Wed Apr 11th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s re-election bid kicks off Nigeria’s presidential race

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Now that Muhammadu Buhari has ended months of suspense over whether he will seek re-election as Nigeria’s president, all eyes are on the ruling party to see whether it will give him a clear...

Wed Apr 11th, 2018     Read More →

Ex President Jonathan to Nigerian youths, do not repeat mistake of past leaders

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By Samuel Oyadongha & Enem Idio YENAGOA- FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has advised Nigerians, particularly aspiring young leaders, not to repeat the mistakes of the past, urging them to...

Wed Apr 11th, 2018     Read More →

Dangote Flour Mills, others donate N70m threshers to wheat farmers

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Dangote Flour Mills and other flour millers on Tuesday donated 50 units of multi-crop thresher machine worth N70 million to wheat farmers to boost Nigeria’s self-sufficiency in wheat...

Tue Apr 10th, 2018     Read More →

Why I’m seeking a 2nd term — Buhari

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By Omeiza Ajayi, Dennis Agbo, Ugochukwu Alaribe & Dirisu Yakubu •President urges APC to be united and capture power in 2019 •Asks party to grant waivers for Oyegun, others to contest...

Tue Apr 10th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari 2019: Good development – Shagari

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A House of Representatives member, Rep. Aminu Shagari (Sokoto-APC), said President Muhammadu Buhari’s intention to seek re-election in 2019 was a good development for the All Progressives...

Mon Apr 9th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s anti corruption war, all talk without action — MASSOB

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…accuses him of rewarding corrupt officials of his government By Chimaobi Nwaiwu NNEWI—THE leadership of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB has...

Mon Apr 9th, 2018     Read More →

FAO creates massive awareness over possible rinderpest re-emergence

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…uses radio broadcast to alert farmers, pastoralists By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- THE Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, UN, has begun massive awareness creation over...

Sun Apr 8th, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara killings: NEMA donates relief materials to deceased families

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Gusau – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated food items and clothing materials to the families of the deceased of recent bandits attack in Birane village in Zurmi...

Sun Apr 8th, 2018     Read More →

REVEALED: Abacha’s son graduates with 479 others

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No fewer than 480 students including the youngest son of late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Mustapha, have graduated from the Maryam Abacha American University (MAAUN), Maradi in Niger...

Sun Apr 8th, 2018     Read More →

Sultan urges Nigerians to pray for leaders

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Goronyo (Sokoto) – The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday urged Nigerians to pray for leaders to succeed in delivering the mandate entrusted in them by the...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

PDP is paying for her sins – Bafarawa

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Former Sokoto State governor, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has advised members of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) to intensify prayers and repentance towards God. Attahiru Bafarawa “It is...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →