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Eid-el-Kabir: NAHCON, Islamic clerics conduct special prayers for Nigeria

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By Kayode Sanni-Arewa from Mina, Saudi Arabia The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has, on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, led various National Ulamas in Makkah, Saudi...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Maternal, Infant mortality: Katsina govt employ 52 nurses, midwives 

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Maternal, Infant mortality By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Katsina State government have employed not fewer than 52 nurses and midwives and graduates of the Foundation Year Programme, FYP under...

Sat Aug 10th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria/Bangladesh military partnership as vista in war against terror

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By David Onmeje In Nigeria, the war against insurgency gathered momentum since the inception of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. In some quarters, it was stated that the...

Thu Aug 8th, 2019     Read More →

Kidnappings soar in Niger amid Boko Haram insurgency

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In the desert landscape of southeastern Niger, a radical Islamist insurgency has claimed hundreds of lives, fractured families and ravaged communities, fearful of the next Boko Haram...

Wed Aug 7th, 2019     Read More →

Address me as ‘Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan Ph.D, CON’ – Senate President

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By Nwafor Sunday Nigerian Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has on Tuesday, asked Nigerians to address him with the following name: ‘Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan Ph.D, CON’. Disclosing this in an...

Tue Aug 6th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki’s Reforms: Edo tops APC states in devt metrics

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…ranks high in infrastructure, agric, economy, others The far-reaching reforms, initiatives and programmes of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in Edo State have again ranked...

Mon Aug 5th, 2019     Read More →

FG earmarks N2.25bn for RUGA in 2019 budget — Presidency

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Presidency said, weekend, that the Federal Government had earmarked N2.25 billion for the implementation of Ruga settlements in the 2019 budget. Herdsmen...

Mon Aug 5th, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen kill Miyetti Allah leader in Adamawa

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A leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has been shot dead. Saidu Kolaku was the zonal vice chairman of MACBAN, Adamawa South, until he was shot dead on...

Sun Aug 4th, 2019     Read More →

Miyetti Allah leader shot in Adamawa

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Gunmen have killed a leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). Herdsmen with their cattle The killed MACBAN leader, Saidu Kolaku, until his death, was the zonal...

Sun Aug 4th, 2019     Read More →

Health Alert: Drinking Zobo, Kunu in reused bottles can expose consumers to TB, hepatitis – Medical professionals

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By Charles Agwam Zobo (hibiscus) and kunu drinks mean different things to many Nigerians depending on where they belong in the social strata in the society. While the rich may consume the popular...

Sat Aug 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram insurgency far from over — UN

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By Omeiza Ajayi The United Nations said, yesterday, that Boko Haram insurgency was far from over in Nigeria. Boko Haram It also, while paying respects to fallen humanitarian aid workers as well as...

Thu Aug 1st, 2019     Read More →

Judiciary is justice, consistent — APC

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Damaturu – The Yobe chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday, said that the consistency of the judiciary on justice would strengthen Nigeria’s democracy and promote...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram and 10 years of humanitarian crises in North-East

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On Thursday July 25, 2019, dozens of Boko Haram insurgents attacked the Dalori Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the outskirt of Maiduguri. The insurgents killed two residents, looted...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

NAHCON to conclude airlift of intending pilgrims August 5 

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By Kayode Sanni-Arewa Madinnah- The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has said that the airlift of all intending Pilgrims for this year’s hajj would be concluded by August...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria to now take delivery Tucano jets 2020 – Presidency

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The Federal Government has reiterated its determination to continue to procure sophisticated weapons to keep the nation’s military in good fighting shape, saying the country will take...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →