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Yari’s succession plan and Zamfara’s future

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By Ahmed Ahmed IN Nigeria today, our imagination go wide at the mention of some states. The reason for this is not far fetched. For example, at the mere mention of Borno, you think Boko Haram;...

Tue Sep 25th, 2018     Read More →

The rise and fall of Boko Haram

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HOW do you fight an enemy who is not an enemy but a fellow-citizen? How do you fight someone who is fighting you but you don’t know exactly why? How do you fight a mad man? That precisely is...

Tue Sep 25th, 2018     Read More →

TCN explains power outage in Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe, Taraba

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Abuja – The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the current power outage in some North East states was due to a tripping, caused by a fault on the Jos-Gombe 330kv transmission...

Mon Sep 24th, 2018     Read More →

FLOOD: Death toll hits 242

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…327,052 persons displaced, 9,276 houses destroyed …19 riverine communities submerged in Delta By Emma Amaize, Clifford Ndujihe, Jimitota, Onoyume, Festus Ahon, Ochuko Akuopha, Perez...

Mon Sep 24th, 2018     Read More →

PDP screens 30 governorship aspirants in North East

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The Screening Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says it has screened the party’s 30 governorship aspirants in the North-East comprising Adamawa, Bauchi , Borno , Gombe. Taraba...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Centre trains 30,000 teachers on classroom management in Nasarawa, others

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An NGO, Centre for Educational Empowerment and Orientation (CEEO) has trained 30,000 teachers in private and public primary and secondary schools on classroom management in the last 10...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Economy remains on life support, national debt may spiral out of control – Peter Obi

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By Jide Ajani A former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, in this interview, insists that Nigeria’s economy is on life control. Obi explains why national debt may spiral out of...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram suspect nabbed during mandatory workers biometric in Yobe

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By Bala Ajiya DAMATURU – A Boko Haram suspect has been nabbed by security operatives in Damaturu during mandatory workers biometric in Damaturu in Yobe. DEPLOYED— File pictures of...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

FRSC releases recruitment screening time-table

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Abuja, Sept. 22, 2018 (NAN) The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has released its nationwide recruitment screening time-table for applicants who applied for the corps’ recruitment into the...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

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Yobe government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state. Children risk cholera Dr Muhammad Kawuwa, the...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s foreign debt rises by 17% H1’18 to $22.1bn

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By Elizabeth Adegbesan The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), yesterday, said that Nigeria’s foreign debt at the end of the first half of 2018 (H1’18) stood at $22.08 billion. This...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Save Leah Sharibu’s neck, ECWA, Osu plead

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By Sam Eyoboka Director of Social Communications at Lagos Catholic Archdiocese, Monsignor Gabriel Osu, has appealed to the Federal Government to save the neck of Leah Sharibu, just as her church,...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Action Aid activates life of 100 N’ East women with start-up kits

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By Gabriel Ewepu MAIDUGURI- AN international humanitarian organisation, ActionAid Nigeria, at the weekend, presented 100 North-East women in the country with empowerment start-up kits in different...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Yobe North adopts President Buhari as consensus candidates

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Gashua (Yobe) – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe North Senatorial District on Wednesday adopted President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan and Alhaji Maimala Buni as...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari for president; Lawan, Buni for Senate, governor, says Yobe North APC

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Yobe North Senatorial District, on Wednesday, adopted President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan and Alhaji Maimala Buni as consensus candidates...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

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