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Some farmers in Maiduguri decry pest infestation of their farms

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Maiduguri – Some farmers in Maiduguri have expressed concern over the invasion of their farms by a parasite called millet stem-borer (Coniesta-gnefusalis).Kano govt. moves to recover N900m...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Foreign Loans: Senate moves against reckless spending by governors

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***Parleys with World Bank officials By Henry Umoru ABUJA-THE Senate has begun moves against what it described as reckless spending by state governors, just as it has put in place machinery to...

Fri Sep 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Health ministry tracks 4 major diseases outbreaks

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Health Minister Isaac Adewole has submitted the weekly report of the state of the Nation’s public health to the Federal Executive Council. He told statehouse correspondents at the end of the...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

Electricity tarrif hike: Labour threatens to shut down economy

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…Asks Buhari, EFCC to probe utilisation of Paris Club fund By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE organised labour yesterday threatened to paralyze the nation’s economy if the...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram: 1.9m people in need of support – UNDP

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By Ben Agande Kaduna – The United Nations Development Programmes, UNDP, yesterday, said about 1.9 million people in North Eastern part of the country were in urgent need of recovery support,...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

UN condemns deadly attacks on civilians in Borno

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The Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, on Tuesday condemned the deadly attacks targeting innocent civilians in Konduga, Banki and Ngala areas of Borno. Kallon expressed this...

Tue Sep 19th, 2017     Read More →

Gov. Gaidam urges more efforts to resettle IDPs in Yobe

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Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe has expressed the need for more efforts to resettle Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. Gaidam stated this on Tuesday when Ms Myrta Kaulard, Country...

Tue Sep 19th, 2017     Read More →

The Mimiko legacy: The revolutionary Ondo state Residency Card

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Pull Out Quotes In terms of social protection, Ondo State is the most progressive environment, in Nigeria, actually in Africa. When you look at the number of social intervention programmes, the...

Tue Sep 19th, 2017     Read More →

Borno, Yobe, Adamawa hospitals receive ultra-modern medical equipment from MTN

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MTN Foundation has received glowing accolades from Governors of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states for donating ultra-modern medical emergency equipment through its Emergency Ward Intervention...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Restructuring: APC not working at cross-purposes with NASS, Northern Govs – Panel

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.Releases Thematic Areas, Calls for Memos By Omeiza Ajayi & Stephanie Afer ABUJA: The committee set up by the ruling All Progressives Congress APC to articulate its position on the vexed...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Yobe Govt approves N11.3b for cargo airport

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The Yobe Government has approved N11.32 billion for the construction of an international cargo airport in Damaturu, according to an official. Alhaji Mohammed Lamin, the State Commissioner for...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →

Storm, as Army sets up another Operation Python Dance in S-East

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By Vincent Ujumadu & Anayo Okoli AWKA — THE announcement by the military hierarchy that it was organising another exercise in the South East geo political zone code named Operation...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →

Grade ‘A’ university cut-off marks: OAU, UNN 41 others lead with 180-200 – Investigations

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…Bauchi University, 166 Tertiary Institutions in Grade ‘C’ with Lowest cut-off of 100-145 The Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU) Ile-Ife in Osun state, South West Nigeria and the...

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →

Operation Python Dance a Jihad on Biafra land –IPOB

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By Vincent Ujumadu Awka- THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Sunday, reacted to the decision of the Nigerian Army to set up another military exercise in the South East code named...

Sun Sep 10th, 2017     Read More →

PCNI, VSF spends N6bn in NE interventions – official

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Michika (Adamawa) – The Vice Chairman of the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), Alhaji Tijjani Tumsah, says over N6 billion has been spent by the PCNI and Victim Support...

Sun Sep 10th, 2017     Read More →