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Buhari approves procedure for appointment of new Perm Secs

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procedure for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation. In a statement signed by Mrs...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus

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The Chief of Staff of the Nigerian president, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for coronavirus, multiple sources said on Tuesday. Kyari, a close ally to President Muhammadu Buhari, was away in...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Insurgency denies 820,000 IDPs healthcare in North East, says WHO

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The North East Emergency Manager for World Health Organisation (WHO),Dr. Collins Owill, has said that insecurity and hard-to-reach areas denied 820,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) access...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

Buni pledges to sign bill for disabled persons in Yobe

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Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has pledged to give speedy assent to a bill for the establishment of an agency for Persons With Disabilities (PWD). Buni made this known on Wednesday while...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

Again, Amotekunisation as solution to insecurity 

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The widespread insecurity and escalating threat to safety in the country can no longer be denied. The routineness of impunity, the aloofness of the law over transgressions, and the triumph of...

Tue Mar 17th, 2020     Read More →

Suspense in APC! as Giadom pushes for Oshiomhole’s ouster

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The saying that the guilty are afraid holds true in the present political circumstance of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). By next week it would be clear whether the much talked about...

Sun Mar 15th, 2020     Read More →

Boko Haram attacks Dapchi

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Suspected Boko Haram terrorists in gun trucks have attacked Dapchi, Yobe State, forcing many residents to flee for safety into nearby bushes. Our correspondent gathered that some of the residents...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

Five policemen killed in ISWAP attack on Dapchi

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Jihadists have killed five policemen in an attack on a northern Nigerian town where more than 100 schoolgirls were abducted two years ago, residents said Thursday. Fighters aligned to Islamic...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria Army of threatening aid workers' safety

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Human Rights Watch on Wednesday accused the Nigeria Army of threatening the safety and effectiveness of aid workers in northeast Nigeria. “Aid agencies are unable to respond effectively to...

Wed Mar 4th, 2020     Read More →

INSECURITY: How govt can win the war — Ojo, security expert

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Kindly Share This Story:•Says service chiefs must go Jackson Lekan Ojo Jackson Lekan Ojo is a security expert, a certified golden member of the International Security Association, Switzerland...

Wed Mar 4th, 2020     Read More →

North East elders lament resurgence of terrorism, task FG on security, unemployment

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Borno and Yobe States Elders Forum (BYSEF) at the weekend tasked the Federal Government and National Assembly on the need to tackle the ‘resurgence of terrorism’ in the North East. The...

Mon Mar 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Why all zones must adopt regional security outfit – EK Clark

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Kindly Share This Story:*Says ex-Boko Haram insurgents don’t deserve amnesty On Monday we served you the first part of an engaging interview with Elder statesman, Chief E.K. Clark. Today,...

Wed Feb 26th, 2020     Read More →

Senator Gaidam clarifies bill for repentant Boko Haram insurgents

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Representative of Yobe East Senatorial District, Ibrahim Giadam, has explained that the bill for an act to establish National Agency for Deradicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration of...

Tue Feb 25th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari approves membership of National Humanitarian Coordination Committee

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Kindly Share This Story:President Muhammadu Buhari By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of a National Humanitarian Coordination Committee...

Mon Feb 24th, 2020     Read More →

Amnesty for Boko Haram repentant insurgents is unfortunate – PANDEF, Monarch

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Kindly Share This Story:Boko Haram fighters By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI – THE Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has described deliberations by the Nigeria Senate on a bill that seeks to establish...

Sun Feb 23rd, 2020     Read More →