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Buhari, govs, security chiefs meet in Aso Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA-PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with immediate past and present state governors as well as security chiefs at the Presidential...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, govs, security chiefs meet in Aso Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with immediate past and present state governors as well as security chiefs at the...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →

Security guards confess: How we killed our boss, daughter with motorcycle cable

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—KWAKYE Kwaku Richard, a 71 year old Ghanaian, served as the driver of a 92 year old industrialist, High Chief Ojomo Akintan in Akure, Ondo State for 40 years. •Pic...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →

After UN win, Nigeria should return to work

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By Owei Lakemfa THE government of President Muhammadu Buhari could hardly contain its excitement. Professor Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the country’s permanent representative to the United...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →

How States, NAHCON arrive at 2019 Hajj fare

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Not more than N1.560m including BTA By Abubakar Bellow Kaoje Hajj fare is one of the most sensitive and vital aspects of the Hajj operation which requires pragmatic and vigorous approach to...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →

Sokoto govt. to review traditional rulers’ salaries

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Sokoto state government says it will constitute a committee to review the salaries of its traditional rulers. A statement by the Deputy Governor’s Director of Press, Malam Aminu Abubakar on...

Thu Jun 6th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari commiserate with Pope Francis, Catholic Bishops over passage of Bishop Aje

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, President and members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN,...

Thu Jun 6th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity : Danjuma, Lekwot, others take Nigeria’s case to UK

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•Asemota, Dogonyaro, Anigbogu, Owojaiye, Okpaleke, Ihonde on the delegation •Buhari fighting Jihad, Christian elders tell UK Parliament •Say Nigeria needs democracy, not...

Thu Jun 6th, 2019     Read More →

16 persons killed by bandits in Zamfara on Sallah day

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Maru (Zamfara) – Bandits were said to have allegedly killed 16 persons in Kanoma District of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara on Sallah day. Confirming the attack in a press statement...

Wed Jun 5th, 2019     Read More →

…coup against me will not succeed, says NYCN’s Shagari

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Sokoto – The President National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Bello Shagari, has appealed to Nigerian youth to remain patient with the council. NYCN President, Bello Shagari Shagari, the...

Wed Jun 5th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity won’t stop rice production – RIFAN

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA – THE Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has assured Nigerians that current insecurity challenges would not stop rice production in the country. A man carries...

Wed Jun 5th, 2019     Read More →

EID-EL- FITR : Buratai visits 1 brigade Nigerian army, troops of operation Hadarin Daji In Zamfara

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In commemoration of the 2019 Eid-El-Fitr celebration marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai today, 4th June 2019 paid an...

Wed Jun 5th, 2019     Read More →

Stakeholders condemn SEC action against Oando

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Stakeholders in the nation’s capital market have condemned the move by the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, against Oando Plc. The commission last week indicted Group Chief Executive...

Wed Jun 5th, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Mohammed urges army to deploy more troops on Gusau-Sokoto highway

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Gov. Bello Mohammed of Zamfara has appealed to the Nigerian Army to deploy more troops on the Gusau-Sokoto road to check activities of bandits for socio-economic activities to thrive on the...

Tue Jun 4th, 2019     Read More →

Will NASS become a State Assembly?

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A GOOD friend of mine who is an encyclopedia on Nigerian politics told me a pathetic story a few days back. He had visited governor-friend years back. As they went in, he saw the Speaker of the...

Tue Jun 4th, 2019     Read More →