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FG financing 2017 budget with recovered funds – Buhari

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The federal government 2017 budget is being partly financed with money recovered from treasury looters, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.President Buhari and the Governor of Yobe State H.E....

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →

Army deny killing of 30 soldiers by ISIS in North-East

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The Nigerian Army on Tuesday dismissed as “falsehood”, alleged killing of 30 troops by Islamic State (ISIS) in an ambush on troops engaged in the counter-insurgency campaign in the...

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram: Yobe gov seeks refund of N13bn from FG

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—GOVERNOR Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, yesterday, met President Muhammadu Buhari closed-door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, and demanded a refund of N13...

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari meets 3 Northern govs in closed-door

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu on Monday met three Northern governors in closed-door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.President Muhammadu Buhari chair weekly FEC...

Mon Oct 9th, 2017     Read More →

Troops kill 3 Boko Haram cattle rustlers, 1 other in Borno

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-IN furtherance of clearance operations in Operation Lafiya Dole, troops of 8 Division Mobile Strike Team, deployed at Forward Operations Base Mairari, Sunday, killed three...

Mon Oct 9th, 2017     Read More →

SERAP sues FG over Saraki, Fashola, others’ N40bn pay, pensions

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Federal Government over its “failure to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving...

Sun Oct 8th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria: ls The Military Strong Only Against The Weak?

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On December 12, 2015 in kaduna state, north central Nigeria,the military allegedly attacked hundreds of Shiite Muslims who allegedly tried to obstruct their path. Till date, their leader, Ibrahim...

Sat Oct 7th, 2017     Read More →

Resettlement: Yobe agency supports IDPs to construct houses

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The Yobe Agency for Community and Social Project on Friday launched a Programme to construct 20 houses for 20 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kukareta and Bulturam villages to support their...

Fri Oct 6th, 2017     Read More →

NSCDC, Police restoring confidence of people in Northeast, says Commander General

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Abuja – Abdullahi Gana, the Commander General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says the corps are working in conjunction with the Police to restore the confidence of the...

Fri Oct 6th, 2017     Read More →

VSF begins pilot livestock distribution in North East

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Victims Support Fund (VSF) will on Thursday launch its pilot distribution of livestock in Yobe in continuation of its 2017 agro support project implementation in the North East, targeting 20...

Wed Oct 4th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari, South-east governors, restive youth: What is to be done?

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Fairness and professional obligation demands that we hear the other party in a situation of conflict and disagreement, and so I intend to do precisely that this week, in response to the developing...

Sun Oct 1st, 2017     Read More →

Borno: 7,169 teachers trained by USAID on Shettima’s request

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BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Seven thousand one hundred and sixty nine (7,169) primary and junior secondary schools teachers in Borno State have so far been trained by the United State Agency for...

Sat Sep 30th, 2017     Read More →

UNDP trains 575 IDPs on technology skills

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The UN Development Agency (UNDP) has trained 575 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the North-East on various technology skills in the Livelihood Support Project of the agency. The UNDP...

Wed Sep 27th, 2017     Read More →

Fashola seeks support to decongest Lagos traffic

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FG to reintroduce tolls on federal highways ABUJA—Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has called on importers to utilise Warri and Calabar seaports to decongest the...

Wed Sep 27th, 2017     Read More →

Some farmers in Maiduguri decry pest infestation of their farms

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Maiduguri – Some farmers in Maiduguri have expressed concern over the invasion of their farms by a parasite called millet stem-borer (Coniesta-gnefusalis).Kano govt. moves to recover N900m...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →