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2020 Budget: Only 4 States are viable in Nigeria —report

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…says 92% depends on federal allocation By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A new report released Wednesday, by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, Budget, indicated that only four...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Remain in your country – M-Belt Forum tells foreign herdsmen

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By Chris Ochayi The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, yesterday, said Nigeria shouldn’t be an open door for foreign herdsmen whose entrance into the country was source of agonies and pains to most...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Stop using ethnicity to divide Nigerians, VC charges leaders

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The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Gashua in Yobe State, Prof. Andrew Haruna, has advised Nigerian leaders against using language and ethnic differences as a political distraction to hinder...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Stop using vultures for medicine, NCF urges Trado-medicine practitioners

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The Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) on Saturday trained Traditional medicine practitioners from 20 Local Government Areas of Sokoto State on the sustainable plant-based alternative to...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

SERAP asks ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Children who may die after surviving Boko Haram attacks

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…Severe malnutrition hits Borno, Adamawa, Yobe By Chioma Obinna Not many Nigerians are aware of the devastating impact of insurgency in the North-East. While many people talk about killings,...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

85th Birthday: Gowon a patriot, firm believer in united Nigeria— Gov. Oyetola

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Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has congratulated a former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), on his 85th birthday, describing him as a true patriot. Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) The...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

NHRC advocates end to gender violence, abuse in schools

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for an end to growing sexual abuse and gender-based violence in schools and institutions of higher learning in the country. Mr Tony Ojukwu,...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

UNFPA expands initiative to Sokoto, Bauchi to keep more girls in school

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The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has expanded the Adolescent Girl Initiative (AGI) to Sokoto and Bauchi States to keeps more girls in schools so that the key can harness their potentials. Dr....

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Dangote Micro-Grant scheme targets vulnerable women in four northern states

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By Ebunoluwa Sessou As part of a micro-grant initiative programme aimed at poverty amelioration through economic empowerment of women, the Aliko Dangote Foundation has reiterated its readiness to...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Quelea birds: FG commences aerial spray in Jigawa

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The Federal Government, in collaboration with Jigawa Government, has commenced aerial spray in some parts of the state to control the invasion of quelea birds. Quelea birds Alhaji Hamza Mohammed,...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

2019 World Food Day: We’re producing enough food, no hunger in Nigeria —Minister

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…says no need for bread consumption By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Ahead of the 2019 World Food Day on October 16, 2019, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Nanono,...

Mon Oct 14th, 2019     Read More →

Economic and institutional restructuring for the next Nigeria

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By Charles Soludo Speech delivered at The Platform on Re-Designing the Nigerian Economy with New Ideas”; The Covenant Place, Beside the National Theatre, Iganmu; October 1, 2019. We have...

Mon Oct 14th, 2019     Read More →

NiMet predicts thundry, rainy atcivities for Monday

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Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains across the country for Monday. Rain NiMet’s weather outlook on Sunday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy to cloudy...

Sun Oct 13th, 2019     Read More →

IPMAN lauds launching of automation of downstream sector, calls for marketers inclusion

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The Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Kano unit, has commended the launching of the automation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry. The commendation is contained...

Sun Oct 13th, 2019     Read More →