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A look at Bala Usman’s analysis of communal conflicts in Nigeria (1)

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By Eric Teniola IN view of recent tribal clashes, it is necessary and important to take a look at a paper presented by Dr. Yusuf Bala Usman(1945-2005) of the Department of History, Ahmadu Bello...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

Petrol, kerosene record double digit price increase in December — NBS

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The average price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), commonly called petrol, increased by 17.98 percent, month-on-month (MoM), even as the average price per litre paid by consumers for Kerosene jumped...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: APC senator criticises 7 govs for endorsing Buhari

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Senator Shehu Sani Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) has flayed seven governors from his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, for asking President Muhammadu Buhari to contest for the...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

Match Day 1 results in NPFL

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Following are the results of Match Day 1 fixtures in the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) which got underway this weekend: Played on Sunday: Kwara United 0-2 Niger...

Sun Jan 14th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Looming disgrace awaits you, PDP tells El-Rufai, Bello, Ganduje, others

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By Dirisu Yakubu, Abuja THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, tasked seven governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to face the reality of defeat...

Sun Jan 14th, 2018     Read More →

Yobe Govt. reunites 29 Libyan deportees with families

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The Yobe government on Saturday reunited 29 indigenes of the state repatriated from Libya to Nigeria with their families. Alhaji Ahmed Goniri, Commissioner for Justice and Chairman of the...

Sat Jan 13th, 2018     Read More →

Uyo stands still as Rangers dare Akwa United in league’s opener

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By Jacob Ajom After months of waiting, and weeks of preparations, the 2018 Nigeria Professional Football League season begins this weekend at various centres across the country. Every club in the...

Sat Jan 13th, 2018     Read More →

2019: 7 Northern govs ask Buhari to seek re-election

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SEVEN Northern governors met with President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in a closed-door after the Friday Juma’at service at the State House Mosque, Presidential Villa, Abuja insisting that...

Sat Jan 13th, 2018     Read More →

Why Buhari must re-contest in 2019 — El-Rufai, other governors

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Seven governors, including Gov. Nasiru el-Rufa’I of Kaduna State, on Friday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, and reiterated the need for him to...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

2019: 7 Northern govs meet Buhari behind closed door

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—Say they believe in continuity —As El-Rufai says severance package for sacked teachers is ready By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – SEVEN Northern governors, Friday, met with...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

NAPTIP arrests 2 traffickers among Libya returnees

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By Chioma Onuegbu The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, has arrested two suspected traffickers among Nigerian repatriated from Libya. The Director-General of...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Military warns North East residents not to habour fleeing Boko Haram terrorists

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By: Kingsley Omonobi **Says, They will be Given Boko Haram Treatment. Abuja – Following the intensive air and ground bombardments of hideouts and dens of remnants of Boko Haram Terrorists...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

‘Stop harbouring Boko Haram insurgents on the run’

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The Nigerian Army on Wednesday warned against providing sanctuary to fleeing Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East. The army also called on the people to report suspicious persons in their...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

2 female suicide bombers killed, one arrested

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By: Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja. Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed around Gamboru Ngala have successfully averted what would have been a major devastating suicide attack carried out by three...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Yobe’s curbing spread of HIV — YOSACA

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By Bala Ajiya DAMATURU—disturbed by the increasing number of people living with HIV in Yobe State, the government has taken measures to curb the spread, Executive Secretary of the Yobe State...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →