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PDP Convention: Aspirants back call for micro zoning

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The call for micro zoning of various positions being contested for at the December 9 convention of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday got a boost as two aspirants from the...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →

Read Nigerian senate’s proceedings of Wednesday 29th November, 2017

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Below is the Nigerian Senate’s proceeding of Wednesday 29th November, 2017. Enjoy: Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senate President, Bukola...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Senate worried over worsening security situation

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The Senate has commenced investigation into the worsening state of security in the country following the resurgence of Boko Haram attacks. Consequently, the upper chamber on Wednesday in Abuja set...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

VSF launches peace building project in Yobe

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The Victims Support Fund (VSF) on Wednesday launched its peace building project in Damaturu, Yobe, to promote peaceful coexistence among communities in the North-East. The Executive Secretary of...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

4, 000 Nigerian refugees return from Niger Republic – UN-OCHA

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No fewer than 4, 000 Nigerian refugees returned home from Niger Republic in the past one month, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), has said. OCHA...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Scholars seek legislation to support payment of Zakat

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Some academic and religious scholars have advised states and Federal Government to institutionalise payment of Zakat by wealthy Muslims as effective weapon in the fight against poverty. They made...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

2018 Budget projections unrealistic – senators

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— Senators yesterday began debate on the general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N8.612 trillion presented before the National Assembly by President...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Minister commends World Bank, Nship on health system

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By Ndahi Marama Maiduguri—The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has commended the World Bank for injecting $171.5 million into the Nigeria Health Investment Project, NSHIP, to...

Tue Nov 28th, 2017     Read More →

Three soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid in Borno – army

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At least three soldiers were killed and another six others were wounded in a Boko Haram raid in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Sunday, in the latest attack in the restive region.Recruits...

Sun Nov 26th, 2017     Read More →

Sultan decries abuse of cough syrup among youths

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Sokoto – The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has decried the abuse of cough syrup among youths and urged authorities to intervene to regulate its use.The Sultan of...

Sat Nov 25th, 2017     Read More →

Sultan decries abuse of cough syrup among youths

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has decried the abuse of cough syrup among youths and urged authorities to intervene to regulate its use. Abubakar made the call on Friday in Sokoto...

Sat Nov 25th, 2017     Read More →

As 20m now face devastation, UN ranks Nigeria with Somalia, Yemen, South Sudan

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Eight years after Boko Haram launched a senseless war that has claimed over 20,000 lives and displaced over 1.8 million people now scattered in IDP camps across North Eastern Nigeria, the real...

Sat Nov 25th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers Dec. 4

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The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local government areas of the...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers on Dec. 4

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Abuja – The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

Adamawa govt. pays N20m counterpart fund to scale up FADAMA project

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The Adamawa Government has paid N20 million counterpart fund for the implementation of the FADAMA III Second Additional Financing (AFII) programme to fast-track efforts to restore people’s...

Fri Nov 17th, 2017     Read More →