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Borno/Yobe customs command generates ₦70 Million in six months

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Bala Ajiya, Damaturu The Borno/Yobe states command of the Nigeria Customs Service has generated 71,013,547.25 Million Naira in six months, despite the activities of insurgents in the two states. ...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Int’l Day of Girl Child: Global Rights calls for free sanitary pads for indigent

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…expresses hope of bright future By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja As Nigeria joins the world to commemorate International Day of the Girl Child, a non-profit making organization, Global...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Over 69,000 candidates sit for TRCN qualifying examination

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Prof. Segun Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), says 69,123 candidates have registered and sat for the Professional Qualifying Examination. Ajiboye who announced...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

36 States, FCT generate N691.11bn as revenue in first half 2019 — NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says in the first half of 2019, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) generated N691.11 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

INVASION: Lagos, Abuja suburbs under siege by Okada riders

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…Why some northern cities banned them …Lagos now haven to hundreds of thousands Ben Agande, Kaduna When Femi Ojualope left his office penultimate Tuesday in the central area of Abuja...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Army de-radicalises 15 ex-Boko Haram fighters in Gombe

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No fewer than 15 ex-Boko Haram fighters have been rehabilitated under the De-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) programme in Gombe State. Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, the Chief of...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Finish Boko Haram war and come home

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WE in Vanguard Newspapers have always maintained an unflinching focus on the anti-Boko Haram and other security threats damaging the fabric of the nation, and the reasons are obvious. Though no...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Malaria, diarrhea, typhoid fever hit Benue IDPs camps, 11,254 IDPs affected

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By Peter Duru No fewer than 11,254 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Benue state currently taking refuge in 22 IDPs camps are reported to be down with malaria, diarrhea and typhoid fever. An...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Most statistics about Nigeria by IMF, World Bank ‘re wild — Buhari 

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—Inaugurates Economic Advisory Council —Says economic growth not fast for jobs By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Buhari PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated the Presidential...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari meets members of Economic Advisory Council

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with members of the recently constituted Economic Advisory Council (EAC). President Buhari The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Association raises over N60m for educational development

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Government College, Ibadan Old Boys Association (GCIOBA) says it has so far raised over N60 million to support educational development of the school. Members of the Government College Ibadan Old...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Explore tourism potential for job creation, monarch urges Nigerians

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The Olota of Ota in Ogun, Oba Adeyemi Obalanlege, on Tuesday urged Nigerians to explore tourism potentialities in the country for job creation. Obalanlege made the call at the annual seminar of...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Edo govt distributes relief materials to flood victims in 5 LGAs

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The Edo State Government has distributed relief materials to flood victims in five local government areas across the state, including Igueben, Egor, Oredo, Ovia South-West, Ikpoba-Okha and...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s increasing population and child malnutrition

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By Carl Umegboro AFRICA is the second most populous continent with over one billion people in the world. Sadly, the greatest number of births in the continent takes place in Nigeria. In fact, a...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Yobe irrigation farmers seek government’s support

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Some irrigation farmers in Damaturu, Yobe, on Tuesday appealed to government to support them with water pumps and other farm inputs to enhance the state agricultural revitalization programme...

Tue Oct 8th, 2019     Read More →