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Presidential Ticket: Why PDP must tread cautiously

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By By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is in ecstatic mood even though it lost one of its most colourful chieftains, Senator Godswill Akpabio to the ruling All Progressives...

Fri Aug 10th, 2018     Read More →

INEC to create new Polling Units after 2019 Polls

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By By Dirisu Yakubu In the lead up to the last general elections in 2015, one issue that threatened to mar the polls was the decision of the then Prof. Attahiru Jega led Independent National...

Fri Aug 10th, 2018     Read More →

NSCDC trains 200 personnel on arms bearing to boost operations

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has trained 200 of its personnel on use of firearms to boost security operations in the country. The NSCDC spokesman, Mr Emmanuel Okeh, told...

Fri Aug 10th, 2018     Read More →

Spate of boat mishap worries FG,says NIMASA Chairman

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The Chairman, Board of Directors of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Maj Gen India Garba (rtd), on Monday lamented the current spate of boat mishaps with attendant...

Fri Aug 10th, 2018     Read More →

Court grants mother custody of her 3 children

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A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday granted one Hajia Yusuf Hadiza custody of her three children‎. The judge, Abdulwahab Mohammed granted ‎Hadiza custody of her three children...

Thu Aug 9th, 2018     Read More →

2019: APC govt planning to freeze Atiku, Saraki, Wike, other’s accounts, says Timi Frank

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…Condemns Akwa Ibom, Benue states accounts frozen Immediate past Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has revealed that current...

Thu Aug 9th, 2018     Read More →

Of treacheries by political mercenaries

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“As soon as Judas took the bread, Satan entered into him. So Jesus told him, ‘What you are about to do, do quickly.’” John 13.27 (New International Version of the Holy...

Thu Aug 9th, 2018     Read More →

“The Labour Room” reality TV show finalists to get N200m worth business venture

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Four finalists of maiden edition of “The Labour Room”, Nigeria’s first reality TV show geared toward national development, are to receive a local-content-driven business venture...

Wed Aug 8th, 2018     Read More →

Customs impounds N21m tramadol, cannabis in Sokoto

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By Abigail Ezenwafor Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Sokoto Area Command, has seized 68 cartons of tramadol and 120 kilogrammes of cannabis worth N21 million. Also the service intercepted six...

Wed Aug 8th, 2018     Read More →

PSN to State govts: Domesticate new treatment guidelines for pneumonia, diarrhoea 

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) yesterday urged states governments to domesticate the new standard treatment guidelines for pneumonia and diarrhoea....

Wed Aug 8th, 2018     Read More →

FG constructs, rehabilitate rural roads for farmers in 7 states

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—Federal Government is to construct about 243-kiliometre rural roads and reconstruct 375-kilometre roads for farmers in seven northern participating states under the...

Wed Aug 8th, 2018     Read More →

NCAA probes Sokoto Airport security breach

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By Lawani Mikairu The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, yesterday, said it had commenced a full scale investigation into the security breach that occurred last Friday at the Sultan Abubakar...

Wed Aug 8th, 2018     Read More →

Reactions trail Daura’s sack, siege to NASS by DSS operatives

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…Ortom, Wike, Northern leaders condemn siege …Daura’s sack in order—Falana …Tambuwal urges Nigerians, global community to defend democracy …It’s a coup...

Wed Aug 8th, 2018     Read More →

Senator deplores security siege at NASS

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Abuja – A member of the Senate, Sen. Isa Misau, says siege at the National Assembly on Tuesday by Department of State Service (DSS) operatives was a “bad example to other African...

Tue Aug 7th, 2018     Read More →

RCCG convention: Achonwa tasks new deacons, deaconesses on art of prophetic dominion

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By Sam Eyoboka & Olayinka Latona PASTOR Charles Achonwa, General Overseer of Doulous Ministries, yesterday, charged the 11,250 men and women who were ordained as deacons/deaconesses on the...

Tue Aug 7th, 2018     Read More →