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Catholic Bishops express sadness over lingering Tiv/Jukun conflict

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…appeals to FG to get to the root of the crisis By Peter Duru, Makurdi Catholic Bishops of Abuja and Jos Ecclesiastical Province have expressed sadness over the lingering bloody conflict...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

NGO trains 1,276 female health workers in Yobe

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The Women for Health (W4H), a UK Aid programme, said it had trained no fewer than 1, 276 female health workers in the underserved rural communities in Yobe. Dr. Usman Gwarzo, Deputy National...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

CTG: CBN to engage 300,000 farmers to produce 450,000 metric tons of cotton

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says its current effort to revive Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) industry is targeting at engaging 300,000 farmers to achieve 450,000 metric tonnes of cotton...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Operation Safe Corridor in Gombe, now a global model – CDS

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The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, says the establishment of ‘Operation Safe Corridor’ in Gombe State has been described as a global model in combating insurgency in...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram: Who is afraid of Super Camp Strategy?

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By Richards Murphy I was jolted out of my seat when I read the story published about Boko Haram by Reuters titled ‘Islamic State fills the void in Nigeria as soldiers retreat to ‘super...

Tue Sep 17th, 2019     Read More →

Over 100 LGAs in 33 States affected by flood crisis — NIHSA

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…blames State govts, individuals for losses By Gabriel Ewepu THE Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, Monday, disclosed that over 100 Local Government Areas, LGAs, in 33 States have...

Mon Sep 16th, 2019     Read More →

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Monday

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Nigerian Meteorological Agency of Nigeria (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains across the country for Monday. NMets predicts thunderstorms, rains for Monday NiMet’s weather outlook...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram: Coalition hails army, encourages political leaders support

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The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has applauded the Nigerian Army’s Super Camp strategy, describing it as a “masterstroke” and the long-awaited catalyst to...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria partners with Niger, Chad on rehabilitation of Lake Chad Basin

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Nigeria, Niger and Chad are working on a joint trans-border agroecosystem project aimed at the restoration of livelihoods and rehabilitation of the Lake Chad Basin. Lake Chad Director-General,...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Why Jonathan refused to sack 3 Northern governors over Boko Haram ―Adoke

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…reveals how Obasanjo pressurized Jonathan to sack Ogun Gov over PDP crisis …insists president hasn’t power to sack governors during emergency By Soni Daniel The real reason...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Global Fund: FG to stop diversion of malaria drugs

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The Federal Government says it will engage law enforcement agencies against parties whose actions or inactions lead to the diversion of anti-malaria drugs (ACT) supplied to Nigeria by Global...

Fri Sep 13th, 2019     Read More →

FG propose 7.2% VAT increment

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As FEC okays N182.68bn road projects Approves 2020-2022 MTEF By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Federal Government has proposed an increase of the Valued Added Tax, VAT from five percent to seven point...

Wed Sep 11th, 2019     Read More →

FG increases VAT to 7.2%

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As FEC okays N182.68bn road projects Approves 2020-2022 MTEF By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Federal Government has proposed an increase of the Valued Added Tax, VAT from five percent to seven point...

Wed Sep 11th, 2019     Read More →

Ex-education minister, Rufa’i decries shortage of professional teachers in public schools

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A former Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufa’i says over 30 per cent of teachers at the nation’s primary, junior and senior secondary school levels are unqualified. Education...

Wed Sep 11th, 2019     Read More →

Disasters: FG to establish 5 Fire Training Schools, purchase 93 fire fighting trucks

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By Omeiza Ajayi As part of measures to reduce fire disasters across the country, the federal government has approved the establishment of five training schools for the Federal Fire Service FFS to...

Sat Sep 7th, 2019     Read More →