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How EEP ’ll light up 37 varsities, seven teaching hospitals

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Lack of power supply in federal universities and university teaching hospitals in Nigeria has been cited as a barrier to learning, institutional operations and...

Sun Mar 25th, 2018     Read More →

Dino faults report, says he is in Nigeria attending functions

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The senator representing Kogi west constituency, Dino Melaye has denied reports making rounds in the media that he has jetted away, noting that he is in Nigeria attending social functions. Sen....

Sat Mar 24th, 2018     Read More →

Fulani-Kanuri power game

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Whoever killed the study of History in our schools has succeeded in distancing the younger generation from events surrounding their existence. Many in the Southern part of our country play...

Sat Mar 24th, 2018     Read More →

Judge appeals to lawyers in Dasuki’s suit to allow 2 cases go on smoothly for justice to prevail

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Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of an FCT High Court on Thursday appealed to the lawyers involved in the two case filed against former National Security Adviser, retired Col Sambo Dasuki to cooperate...

Thu Mar 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Ajaokuta: 301 lawmakers sponsor bill against commercialisation

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Abuja – A Bill for an Act to amend the Public Enterprise (Privatisation and Commercialisation) Act to review the list of enterprises to be privatised passed second reading on Thursday at the...

Thu Mar 22nd, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari arrives Zamfara, addresses traditional rulers, others

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Gusau(Zamfara) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Gusau, Zamfara, presided over a town hall meeting in continuation of his tour of troubled areas across the country. President...

Thu Mar 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest 4 suspected rustlers, recovers 176 cows in Nasarawa

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The Police Command in Nasarawa State says it has arrested four suspected rustlers, recovered 176 cows and 64 sheep at Bakoro village in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state. DSP Kennedy...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

Where did we go wrong?

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By Tabia Princewill THERE have been many moments where we’ve abandoned our collective responsibility towards this country to the most unqualified among us. Our collective sin, this time, was...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

Residents quiver over death of Sokoto LG Chairman

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Alhaji Abubakar Tsara, 52, Chairman, Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto state is dead. Tsara died in the early hours of Tuesday at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto after...

Tue Mar 20th, 2018     Read More →

We are putting our best to inculcate morals, skills training in inmates –Controller

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Mr Halliru Nadada, the Controller of Nigerian Prisons Service, Sokoto State Command, says the command has intensified efforts in inculcating morals and skills empowerment training in inmates in...

Mon Mar 19th, 2018     Read More →

Justice on a slow lane

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For instance, in the opinion of the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, before the ACJ Act was enacted, Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs,...

Sun Mar 18th, 2018     Read More →

Cows don’t have to trek from Sokoto, Kano – Gov. Akeredolu

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By Dayo Johnson, Regional Editor, South-West ON February 24, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State clocked one year in office. To mark the occasion, Akeredolu speaks on his achievements and how...

Sun Mar 18th, 2018     Read More →

Bagobiri: Why I stayed quiet over killings in Southern Kaduna – Kukah

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The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, has revealed why he chose to stay quiet during the recent killings in Southern Kaduna. Bishop Kukah who spoke against what he...

Sun Mar 18th, 2018     Read More →

Despite holding power for all these years, the north is still the poorest part of the country – Kuka

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Excerpt of Bishop Matthew Kukah’s speech at the burial of Bishop Bagobiri in Southern Kaduna I am for peace, but when I speak, they are for war (Ps. 120:7) ‘….For most of you...

Sun Mar 18th, 2018     Read More →

3.7m Nigerians are currently faced with food insecurity – Report

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….may increase to 5.2 million in August 2018 By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- THE Cadre Harmonise, CH, report for March 2018, conducted in 16 States of the federation and Federal Capital Territory,...

Sat Mar 17th, 2018     Read More →