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Boko Haram: before we rejoice

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By Ochereome Nnanna OVER the past weekend, the Nigerian Army announced it had “completely defeated” Boko Haram, the Islamist insurgents wracking the North East, especially Borno State....

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Meningitis kills 3 in Yobe – Commissioner

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The Yobe Commissioner for Health, Dr Bello Kawuwa, said the state has recorded 10 new cases of Cebro Spinal Meningitis with three deaths this year, He disclosed this on Wednesday at the flag off...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

APC’ll use 2018 to meet campaign promises — Senate Leader

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…Calls for more robust relationship between Executive, Legislature By Henry Umoru ABUJA— SENATE Majority Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe North), said, yesterday, that the ruling...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria generates $35 million from hibiscus export in 9 months- NAQS

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ABUJA- THE Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, disclosed at the weekend that the country generated $35 million within nine months in 2017 from hibiscus (zobo) export. This was made...

Mon Feb 5th, 2018     Read More →

Military rescues 84, captures Boko Haram’s weapons

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At least 84 people have been rescued and heavy military weapons recovered from Boko Haram fighters by Nigerian army. The Army said on Saturday that the breakthrough was recorded during an...

Sat Feb 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Why ‘NIGERIA’ is now qualified as a failed state

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The motion of a state and the essential attributes that constitute it have evolved over several millennia. The history of that evolution has identified the basic attributes constituting a state as...

Sat Feb 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Religious extremism and global genocide

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By Bobson Gbinije “Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.” – William Shakespeare (1564-1616)...

Fri Feb 2nd, 2018     Read More →

The Four Horsemen of the Fulani Apocalypse

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IN all probability I have some trace of Fulani blood coursing through my veins. My grandparents, for one thing, had their kind of features. My paternal grandfather Baba Gambo Galadima had what the...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

Alli must go!

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By Yinka Odumakin FORMER Serbian Defense Minister Bratislav Gasic’s career came to an abrupt end in December 2015 as he was fired over a sexist comment to a female journalist. Bratislav...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram, Muslim herders and Christian farmers clash leave 6 dead in Adamawa

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Separate outbreaks of violence attributed to a Boko Haram attack and clashes between Muslim herders and Christian farmers left at least six people dead in Nigeria, police and local authorities...

Sat Jan 27th, 2018     Read More →

Insurgency: Troops neutralise 7 terrorists, destroy 11 gun trucks, 12 hilux vehicles

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Abuja – The Army has neutralised seven remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists in the Sambisa forest and Northern Borno on Friday in an operation supported by the Air Force. According to a...

Sat Jan 27th, 2018     Read More →

EFCC releases ex-SGF, Lawal on administrative bail

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Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released detained former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal. Former Secretary to the Government...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

No connection between Obasanjo’s letter and ex-SGF’s detention – EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says there is no connection between the detention of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, and former...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

Attacks: Fulani herders, farmers reach truce in Oyo

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As the Oyo State Police Commissioner, Mr Abiodun Odude organised a reconciliatory meeting at the Police headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan where all the stakeholders rubbed minds on how lasting peace...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

Tackle Boko Haram, herdsmen killings now, Ihator charges FG

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—AN indigene of Abavo, Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State, Mr Ijeoma Ihator has called on the Federal Government to take a more decisive action to tackle the...

Thu Jan 25th, 2018     Read More →