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At campaign flag- off, Osinbajo says Bello will win Kogi governorship poll

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Boluwaji Obahopo – Lokoja The National Chairman of the All progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, on Saturday presented the party’s flag to Governor Yahaya Bello and his running...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

NYSC debunks alleged deliberate killing of Almajiri boy by corps member

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The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano state, Alhaji Ladan Baba, has debunked rumours going around on the social media that a corp member serving in Bebeji Local Government...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s education shame: How the north is tackling challenge of out-of-school children

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Students A survey conducted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) last year indicated that the population of out of school children in Nigeria has risen from 10.5 million to 13.2...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Budget Defence: Clerk asks Journalists to vacate Committee room

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Nigerian Senate …Asks Journalists to Go and Write anything By Henry Umoru CLERK, Senate Committee on Special Duties, Kabir Yaba Umar, Friday came very hard on Journalists by asking them to...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

NYSC member beats young boy to death in Kano

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By Abdulmumin Murtala – Kano A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) deployed to the Bebeji local government area of Kano state, has allegedly beaten a young boy (Almajjiri)to...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Yobe approves Model School conversion to NYSC orientation camp

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Gov Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State Yobe Governor, MaiMala Buni, has approved the conversion of Government Model Boarding Primary School, Dazigau, Nangere Local Government area, to a permanent...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Budget: Only 4 States are viable in Nigeria —report

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…says 92% depends on federal allocation By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A new report released Wednesday, by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, Budget, indicated that only four...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Remain in your country – M-Belt Forum tells foreign herdsmen

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By Chris Ochayi The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, yesterday, said Nigeria shouldn’t be an open door for foreign herdsmen whose entrance into the country was source of agonies and pains to most...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Stop using ethnicity to divide Nigerians, VC charges leaders

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The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Gashua in Yobe State, Prof. Andrew Haruna, has advised Nigerian leaders against using language and ethnic differences as a political distraction to hinder...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Stop using vultures for medicine, NCF urges Trado-medicine practitioners

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The Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) on Saturday trained Traditional medicine practitioners from 20 Local Government Areas of Sokoto State on the sustainable plant-based alternative to...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

SERAP asks ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Children who may die after surviving Boko Haram attacks

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…Severe malnutrition hits Borno, Adamawa, Yobe By Chioma Obinna Not many Nigerians are aware of the devastating impact of insurgency in the North-East. While many people talk about killings,...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

85th Birthday: Gowon a patriot, firm believer in united Nigeria— Gov. Oyetola

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Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has congratulated a former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), on his 85th birthday, describing him as a true patriot. Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) The...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

NHRC advocates end to gender violence, abuse in schools

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for an end to growing sexual abuse and gender-based violence in schools and institutions of higher learning in the country. Mr Tony Ojukwu,...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

UNFPA expands initiative to Sokoto, Bauchi to keep more girls in school

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The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has expanded the Adolescent Girl Initiative (AGI) to Sokoto and Bauchi States to keeps more girls in schools so that the key can harness their potentials. Dr....

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →