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Atiku, Catholic bishops, Afenifere, Ohanaeze fault Buhari’s vow to deal with killer-herdsmen

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Buhari not responsible for Benue killings — Ortom By Emeka Mamah, Charles Kumolu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Peter Duru & Luminous Jannamike ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari Democracy...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

That Catholic Church protest and Implications for Buhari’s presidency

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On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Catholic Church for the very first time in her history in Nigeria took to the streets in a nationwide peaceful protest against the incessant killing of Nigerians by a...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

#DemocracyDay : PDP blasts Buhari, says speech full of false claims

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Democracy Day address by President Muhammadu Buhari as uninspiring, hollow, and full of self-praise and false...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Hidden hostile hands behind killings – Adesina

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ANYTHING that will be good and enduring will have challenges. And in those three focal areas that the government has set for itself, a lot has been achieved despite the challenges. In economy,...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (2)

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On January 2, 1992, all the elected governors of the 30 states were sworn-in and the entire federal cabinet was dissolved. The governors and their deputies were Abia-Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu-Clement...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s Administration: We’re proud of our scorecard – Lai Mohammed

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By Dapo Akinrefon We’re not swayed by emotions ALHAJI Lai Mohammed is the Minister of Information and Culture. In this interview, he presents the President Muhammadu Buhari achievements...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Ramadan: Yobe residents decry hike in prices of food items

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Damaturu – Some residents of Yobe, on Saturday in Damaturu, decried the hike in the prices of some food items usually consumed this Ramadan. A resident, Mallam Zara’u Gulani, expressed...

Sat May 26th, 2018     Read More →

Cholera outbreak: UN allocates $2m to support response effort in Yobe

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – The United Nations, UN, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated $2m to support the response to a deadly cholera outbreak in Yobe State that has...

Fri May 25th, 2018     Read More →

A State where govt works?

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SOME readers consider columnists busy-bodies who don blinkers that are somehow hooded and could therefore not be relied upon to view many positive things around them. Despite this unwholesome...

Thu May 24th, 2018     Read More →

FG, UNICEF partner to tackle under-5 malnutrition

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The Federal government and UNICEF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the procurement of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF). The partnership is to serve as counterpart contribution...

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

12 die of cholera in Adamawa

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Twelve people have died of cholera in northeast Nigeria’s Adamawa state, the health commissioner said on Wednesday, in the latest outbreak of the disease in the region.*Water, water...

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Leah Sharibu: Lest we forget

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By Ikechukwu Amaechi I hope we will still remember her in the next six months or one year. Leah Sharibu, I mean. She is one of the 110 girls abducted by the Al Barnawi faction of the Boko Haram...

Wed May 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Security fears keep kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls at home

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Hundreds of girls have refused to return to their school in northeast Nigeria because of security fears following a mass kidnapping by Boko Haram jihadists, parents and teachers said on Tuesday....

Tue May 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Stop complaining about Islamisation, Onaiyekan urges Christians

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – The Metropolitan See of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, on Sunday challenged Christians to stand up to their faith and stop...

Mon May 21st, 2018     Read More →

Many worshippers escape death as brave civilians foil suicide bomb attack

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By: Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja. Authorities of Operation Lafiya Dole disclosed on Sunday that many Muslim worshippers partaking in early morning prayers were saved instant death when a female suicide...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →