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Anambra 2017: Why are the women taking back seat?

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Barely three months to the Anambra State Governorship Election, billed for November 18, 2017, the political terrain has once again been electrified. At the moment in the state, the major political...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

18 secondary school students nominated for US exchange programme

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By Victoria Ojeme ABUJA—The United States, U.S. Embassy has nominated 18 secondary school students from Nigeria to participate in the 2017 Youth Exchange Study (YES) scheme for one year...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

2.8m in 14 states benefit from FG’s school feeding programme – Presidency

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ABUJA— The Federal ABUJA— The Federal Government said, yesterday, that over 2.8 million primary school children in 14 states were currently enjoying its school feeding...

Mon Aug 14th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram: Open letter to Borno people

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I have deliberately quoted the above verse from the Quran, the Holy Book of Islam since the majority of Borno People are Muslims without ignoring the fact that there are other communities and...

Sun Aug 13th, 2017     Read More →

PDP extends Makarfi’s tenure, dissolves Excos In 7 states

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Going by the decision of the Non-elective National Convention of the country’s opposition party which held in Abuja on Saturday 12th, August 2017, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National...

Sat Aug 12th, 2017     Read More →

PDP may extend Makarfi’s tenure, discuss others at Saturday’s Natl Convention

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By Anthony Ogbonna The non-elective convention of the country’s opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has kicked off at the Eagles Square Abuja on Saturday with close to 5000 persons in...

Sat Aug 12th, 2017     Read More →

DSS busts kidnap, Boko Haram cells

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Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS) has announced a string of successes in its tactical operations in July and early August, 2017, busting kidnap gangs and Boko Haram cells in...

Fri Aug 11th, 2017     Read More →

Northern group blames Kanu for anti Igbo song, says he is acting as if he is above the law

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By Ben Agande Kaduna – A Coalition for Northern Group has attributed alleged anti Igbo song in some parts of North to Nnamdi Kanu’s action which portrayed him as being above Nigerian...

Thu Aug 10th, 2017     Read More →

NEWS ANALYSIS: Combating Lassa fever menace in Nigeria

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Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic illness caused by Lassa virus. It is transmitted to humans from contacts with food or household items contaminated with rodent faeces or urine. It is an...

Thu Aug 10th, 2017     Read More →

Taraba youths storm police station, seize, lynch 4 kidnap suspects

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By John Mkom JALINGO—Irate youths in Tela town, Gasol Local Government Area of Taraba State, Monday, stormed a police station in the town, seized four suspected kidnappers, lynched them and...

Thu Aug 10th, 2017     Read More →

140 cases of measles reported in Taraba – official

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One hundred and forty cases of measles have been reported across 10 local governments in Taraba, according to its Commissioner of Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai. Vakkai told newsmen on Wednesday in...

Wed Aug 9th, 2017     Read More →

EFCC recovers N111m in North-East, arrests 191 suspects

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By Vincent Ekhoragbon Gombe—THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office, has convicted seven persons for various crimes and recovered N110,820,023.53 million...

Wed Aug 9th, 2017     Read More →

EFCC convicts 7, recovers N111m in Gombe

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The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Gombe zonal office, says it has convicted seven persons for various crimes and recovered N110, 820,023.53 million within the last seven...

Tue Aug 8th, 2017     Read More →

The Salt of the Earth (1)

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By Obadiah Mailafia THE theme of this summit, “Arise O Lord”, is very timely. The ancient prophets of Israel often invoked the power of God at crucial turning-points in their long and...

Tue Aug 8th, 2017     Read More →

Acting against reason: EDHA and its abandoned anti-grazing bill

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By John Asemota THE Edo State House of Assembly recently did a volte-face on the Anti-Grazing Bill sponsored by a member of the House representing Ovia North East II Constituency, Hon. Bright...

Mon Aug 7th, 2017     Read More →