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Mob stopped us from accessing Onitsha fire scene —FFS

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The Federal Fire Service (FFS) has said that a mob stopped its men from getting to the scene of Wednesday’s fire incident at Ochanja Market, Onitsha, in Anambra. The spokesperson of the...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Middleweight boxer, Patrick Day dies following brutal knockout

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American boxer Patrick Day died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in the 10th...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

ICPC recovers 200 Properties from corrupt Nigerians in 8 months – Owasanoye

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By Soni Daniel, Abuja The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission said yesterday it recovered over 200 properties including plazas, bungalows, and mansions, from...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Alleged $8.4m fraud: Ajudua’s lawyer probes source of Bamaiyi’s money

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The Defence Counsel to Fred Ajudua, a Lagos socialite accused of defrauding a former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, on Wednesday, raised probing questions on the source of...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

UNFPA expands initiative to Sokoto, Bauchi to keep more girls in school

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The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has expanded the Adolescent Girl Initiative (AGI) to Sokoto and Bauchi States to keeps more girls in schools so that the key can harness their potentials. Dr....

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

APC appeals Tambuwal’s victory at tribunal

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Adakole Auke – Sokoto The All Progressive Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate in Sokoto State, Ahmed Aliyu, have filed an appeal against the verdict of the state governorship...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Dangote Micro-Grant scheme targets vulnerable women in four northern states

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By Ebunoluwa Sessou As part of a micro-grant initiative programme aimed at poverty amelioration through economic empowerment of women, the Aliko Dangote Foundation has reiterated its readiness to...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

We should use modern technology to fight insecurity – Gov. Tambuwal

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has charged government at all levels to introduce the use of modern technology in the fight against insecurity in the country. Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Masari urges FG to provide funds for banditry victims

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Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has called on the Federal Government to provide funds to resettle victims of armed banditry and cattle rustling in Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states. Gov Aminu...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Housing Deficit: Reps Seek amendments to National housing fund Act

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By Tordue Salem, Abuja. The House of Representatives Committee on Housing and Habitat on Tuesday said there’s a need to amend the National Housing Fund Act in order to address the housing...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Sultan decries rising security threats in northern region

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Calls for homegrown solutions The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of homegrown solutions to the security challenges facing the country. ...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Sultan advocates homegrown solutions to security challenges

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of homegrown solutions to the security challenges facing the country. Abubakar, made the call in...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Crude oil: FG to achieve national target of 3m bpd before 2023

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The Federal Government says it will increase crude oil production to the national target of three million barrels per day and reserves of 40 million barrels before 2023. Oil pipeline Mr Mele...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Economic and institutional restructuring for the next Nigeria

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By Charles Soludo Speech delivered at The Platform on Re-Designing the Nigerian Economy with New Ideas”; The Covenant Place, Beside the National Theatre, Iganmu; October 1, 2019. We have...

Mon Oct 14th, 2019     Read More →

FG hopefully will complete Oyo-Ogbomoso road by early 2021 ―Highway Director

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Mr Funsho Adebiyi, Director, Highways, Southwest, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, has said that government is committed to the speedy completion of Oyo- Ogbomoso road and other ongoing road...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →