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Do more to safeguard the North, ACF tells FG

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Ben Agande, Kaduna. The Arewa Consultative Forum has called on the federal government and security agencies to “do more” to safeguard the north, which has been described by the...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Girl child education beyond enrolment in school, but… – UNICEF

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The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday, says that girl child education is beyond getting girls into schools. UNICEF Dr Zakari Adam, Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Kaduna stated this...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Varsity chancellor tasks NYSC on safety of youth corps members in camps

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By Vincent Ujumadu & Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE Chancellor of Gregory University Uturu, Abia State, Prof. Greg Ibe has decried the rate youths serving the nation in the National Youth...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Zamfara gold: Threat to development and national stability

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By Inwalomhe Donald ZAMFARA gold miners war of ex-generals and politicians is a threat to stability and development. More than 5,000 people have been killed in five years. Then the Federal...

Wed Apr 17th, 2019     Read More →

Court issues production warrant to DSS to produce Dasuki on May 24 for trial

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Trial Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of an Abuja High Court sitting at Maitama, on Tuesday, issued a warrant to compel the Department of State Service, DSS, to...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

Customs begins recruitment exercise, to employ 3,200 personnel

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The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, yesterday, announced the commencement of its recruitment exercise, beginning from midnight Wednesday. custom officers Comptroller General of the NCS, Col. Hameed...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Electoral corruption, worst form of corruption- Ibrahim Magu

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By Soni Daniel The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has described electoral corruption as the worst form of corruption as it undermines the will...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

Sultan wants government hand in religious, political interactions

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has advised government to evolve mechanism to solve concrete issues of interaction between politics and religion in the country. Abubakar...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

LG elections to hold in Zamfara despite security challenges — Gov Yari

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ZAMFARA—Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State, yesterday insisted that elections into the 14 local government areas would hold on April 27 despite the security challenges in the...

Tue Apr 16th, 2019     Read More →

Presidency raises concern over misrepresentation of N42bn SEZ plans

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The presidency has expressed concern that plans of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to fast-track Nigeria’s industrial development through the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) was...

Mon Apr 15th, 2019     Read More →

Banditry: Gov Yari orders security chiefs to move closer to flashpoints

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T/Mafara – Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has ordered Security Chiefs in the stare to head field operations in the fight against bandits. Yari made this known on Monday while addressing...

Mon Apr 15th, 2019     Read More →

173 authors compete for 2019 NLNG’s Literature Prize

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By Prisca Duru The adjudication process for the 2019 edition of the Nigeria Prize for Literature sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), began yesterday, 11th April 2019, with the handover of...

Mon Apr 15th, 2019     Read More →

Democracy, law and disorder

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By Owei Lakemfa OVER half the states in the North are enveloped by anarchism. States in the North East have for about a decade now been under constant Boko Haram terrorist attacks. Inhabitants of...

Mon Apr 15th, 2019     Read More →

How Nigeria can catch up with US, China – Ikokwu

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•Nigeria playing with disintegration without restructuring •Nigeria can’t afford severance package for non-returning federal lawmakers Second Republic Politician and lawyer, Chief...

Mon Apr 15th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari pledges to sustain investments in education for meaningful development

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed commitment to sustaining meaningful investments in the education sector. Buhari Buhari gave the assurance at the 35th to the 37th combined convocation of...

Sun Apr 14th, 2019     Read More →