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Merge schools for effective control, Police advises Borno Govt

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Maiduguri – The Nigeria Police on Thursday advised the Borno Government to merge some schools in remote locations to enhance the security of the students. Dapchi girls The Police...

Thu Mar 29th, 2018     Read More →

Is he the same TY Danjuma of the North?

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Is it true that General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, popularly known as TY from the North has dropped a bombshell that Nigerian military and police are complicit in killings across Nigeria,...

Thu Mar 29th, 2018     Read More →

Army to Boko Haram: Surrender arms, embrace FG amnesty offer

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The Nigerian Army on Thursday asked Boko Haram insurgents to lay down their arms and embrace the federal government’s amnesty offer. Boko Haram In a statement signed by Brig.-Gen. Texas...

Thu Mar 29th, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi girls saga an unfinished business

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THE release of 106 of the 110 students of Government Girls Science Technical College, GGSTC, Dapchi, Yobe State abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group on February 19, 2018 is a welcome...

Thu Mar 29th, 2018     Read More →

UN allocates $11m for assistance in Borno

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The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has allocated $11 million for assistance to displaced persons in Borno state. The money is to provide life-saving aid to over...

Wed Mar 28th, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi: I want my daughter home for Easter— Leah Sharibu’s dad

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By Sam Eyoboka Nathaniel Sharibu, a Police Officer and father of Miss Leah Sharibu, the 15-year old Dapchi schoolgirl still being held captive by Boko Haram for her refusal to convert to Islam,...

Wed Mar 28th, 2018     Read More →

PDP’s apology, good for democracy – IPAC

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Chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Yobe, Alhaji Umar Kukuri, on Tuesday said the admittance of past mistakes by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was healthy for Nigeria’s...

Tue Mar 27th, 2018     Read More →

S’West states lead in debt profile — REPORT

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By Dapo Akinrefon, with Agency report Abuja—THE Fiscal Responsibility Commission, FRC, has disclosed that South West states, at the end of 2016, owed debts well in excess of 50 per cent of...

Tue Mar 27th, 2018     Read More →

We’re sorry for our misdeeds, PDP begs Nigerians

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•Forgive, but allow them stay in purgatory — APC •Bode George in U-turn, pledges loyalty to Secondus •Jonathan alleges smear campaign against him By Emmanuel Aziken, Political...

Tue Mar 27th, 2018     Read More →

I won’t go back to Dapchi School – Student

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•Why we stoned gov– resident YOBE—A year two senior student of the Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, has said she will not return to the school, even after Boko...

Mon Mar 26th, 2018     Read More →

Confusion as Dapchi residents await arrival of Leah Sharibu

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Police backtrack on her release, say IGP was misunderstood Freed schoolgirls return home, reunite with parents There is confusion in Dapchi, headquarters of Busari Local Government Area in Yobe...

Mon Mar 26th, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi BRT Express service

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By Ochereome Nnanna ALL well-meaning Nigerians are glad that almost all the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls have been brought back by their abductors, the Boko Haram Islamist insurgents....

Mon Mar 26th, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi girls: Of sham release and cynical citizenry

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo BETWEEN February 19, 2018 when the Dapchi schoolgirls were abducted by supposed Boko Haram insurgents and Wednesday, March 21, 2018, when the news broke that 76 of them had been...

Mon Mar 26th, 2018     Read More →

POLIO ERADICATION: Six northern govs, monarchs reaffirm commitment to partnering Dangote, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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sokoto—In a bid to get Nigeria certified polio free, six states in the Northern Nigeria and prominent traditional rulers from the region have renewed commitment to delivering life-saving...

Mon Mar 26th, 2018     Read More →

Week-long ceasefire with Boko Haram ended yesterday — FG

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor A week-long cease fire between the Federal Government and Boko Haram insurgents ended, yesterday, five days after the insurgents used the window to return 107...

Mon Mar 26th, 2018     Read More →