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Nigeria and the curse of Sisyphus (4)

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By Douglas Anele The second is the war against corruption. In his book cited earlier, Max Siollun lists the names of prominent Nigerians allegedly guilty of corrupt enrichment and whose money and...

Sun Feb 11th, 2018     Read More →

Gbadamosi,Awosanya, others call for peace, end to violation of human rights

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A former Lagos State governorship aspirant in 2015, Mr. Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi (BOG), a Universal Institutional Reform Advocate, Mr. Segun Awosanya; the Vice Chairman, Join Action Front...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Hajj 2017: Senate public hearing and NAHCON

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By Bolaji Olakunle Wednesday and Thursday- January 17 and 18, 2018 – at the White House Committee Room 1 of the National Assembly were remarkable, filled with anxiety and excitements –...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Act now, Nigeria under siege, Catholic bishops tell Buhari

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•Silence of FG on herdsmen’s attacks shocking •Disregard of federal character, reason for secession agitation ABUJA—CATHOLIC Bishops of Nigeria, yesterday, in Abuja told...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Cattle Colony: No plan to colonise any part of Nigeria – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the policy on cattle colony proposed by Federal Government in response to the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers was not meant to colonize...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari backs state, community Police

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday threw his weight behind state and community policing in the country if the present security challenge across the country must be...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen attacks: I’m not sitting in air-conditioned office, enjoying myself – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that it is a false statement for some Nigerians to say that he is sitting in an air-conditioned office and home, enjoying himself while herdsmen go about...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen/farmers clashes: FG will not dictate to states on land use- VP Osinbajo

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The Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government will not dictate to states on land use. Osinabjo speaking at the National Security Summit organised by the Senate in...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

I’ll review appointments to address marginalisation – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari told Catholic bishops in Abuja today that he would take a second look at appointments made by the Federal Government to redress issues being raised. He said the review...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Illegal Arms Possession Charge: FG kicks, as absence of Dasuki’s lawyer stalls hearing

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Full-blown hearing into the illegal arms possession charge the Federal Government preferred against the former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

11 die in 533 fire incidents in Sokoto

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Sokoto – The Sokoto State Fire Service said on Thursday that it recorded 11 deaths and saved 77 lives in 533 fire incidents it responded to in the state in 2017. Alhaji Murtala Muhammad, the...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Sokoto launches ambulances services

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Sokoto State government has introduced specialised ambulances to deepen access to medical care and improve emergency service delivery across the 23 local government areas of the state. Sokoto The...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

2019: APC set to ease out anti-Buhari leaders

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INDICATIONS have emerged revealing that the All Progressives Congress, APC, may witness a major shakeup in its leadership at party level and executive arm of government given plans to make those...

Sat Feb 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Benue crisis: Bafarawa urges Federal, Benue governments to stop blame game

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Former Sokoto governor Attahiru Bafarawa has advised both the Benue and federal governments to evolve a political solution to end the violence instead of trading blames. President Buhari meets...

Fri Feb 2nd, 2018     Read More →

2019: INEC expresses satisfaction with registration

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Gusau – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed satisfaction with the public participation in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) and the collection of...

Thu Feb 1st, 2018     Read More →