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FG, UNICEF partner to tackle under-5 malnutrition

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The Federal government and UNICEF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the procurement of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF). The partnership is to serve as counterpart contribution...

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Kidnapped Syrian released in Sokoto – police

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A Syrian engineer who was abducted last week by unknown gunmen in Sokoto state in northern Nigeria has been released, the police said on Wednesday.Kidnap-syndicate Abdul Nasir was kidnapped on May...

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

OLA BROWN: Even without privileges, I’ve successful story to tell

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By CHARLES KUMOLU You can’t have an insight into her story and don’t find it irresistible. Consider these: Dr. Ola Brown established the first air ambulance service in West Africa,...

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

We found $20,000, N5m inside Range Rover at Dasuki’s home, DSS tells court

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday, narrated before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how it recovered $20,000 and N5 million the former National Security...

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Shagari, 4 others remanded in police custody over N23 b Diezani poll bribe cash

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By Soni Daniel Sokoto: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a former Minister of Water Resources Mukhtar Shehu Shagari alongside four others before Justice Idrissa Kolo of...

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Man in court over alleged cheating

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Sokoto – The police on Tuesday arraigned Shehu Mohammed, 34 in a Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court over cheating. The defendant, who resides at Mabera in Sokoto is facing one-count...

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Shagari, 4 others to face trial over N23b Diezani poll cash

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By Soni Daniel, Sokoto – The former Minister of Water Resources, Mukhtar Shehu Shagari, is to be arraigned today over his alleged receipt and laundering of the sum of N500 million out of the...

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Kukah, Wike, differ on salvaging Rivers, Nigeria’s violent democracy

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HAR-COURT— Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah and Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, expressed divergent views on how best to...

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Consumers pay more for diesel, kerosene as oil price continues to rise in global market

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By Prince Okafor Globally, the International Oil Companies, IOCs and their indigenous counterparts are smiling to the banks as crude oil price hits the roof at $80 per barrel. The government of...

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Wake up, Nigeria is dying: A reply to my Fulani friends (1)

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By Obadiah Mailafia ON Friday 11 May, I wrote an article titled, “Genocide, Hegemony and Power in Nigeria”, featuring on the back page of the financial newspaper BusinessDay. In the...

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

2019 Presidential Ticket: All PDP aspirants’re sworn to one goal – Tanimu

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If you notice since the return to democracy on the 29th of May, 1999, PDP had always been in government until 2015. And because the party had always been in government, it did not envisage a...

Mon May 21st, 2018     Read More →

Pharmacist council begins recall of Codeine cough syrup

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The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) says it has started recalling cough syrup containing Codeine from its stakeholders in compliance with Federal Government directive. *Experts say codeine...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Many injured as thugs invade factional APC congress in Ondo

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Dayo Johnson Akure – NO fewer than 50 persons including politicians, Journalists and passersby were matcheted by thugs at the factional APC state congress in Ondo state. One of those...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →

UNN wins NMC-NSA competition for universities

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By Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA – The University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN on Friday emerged the overall winner of the 2018 edition of the annual Statistics Competition for tertiary institutions in...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →

Abdullahi Adamu to nPDP: We must change our ways

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Abdullahi Adamu is a former Governor of Nasarawa state and a Senator. He leads what one might describe as the pro-establishment wing of the nPDP bloc in the APC. To him, the bloc has never had it...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →