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48, 539 retirees now receive benefits by annuity retirement plan

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young NO fewer than48,539, retirees are now receiving their retirement benefits through the annuity retirement plan, the National Pension Commission, PenCom, has announced. The...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

Leah’s family house burgled

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By Sam Eyoboka, with agency reports ABOUT seven months after Boko Haram terrorists abducted 110 schoolgirls from Dapchi, Yobe State, the home of the only Christian hostage, Leah Sharibu, was...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

Primaries: APC’s crises worsen across states

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Dayo Johnson, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Daud Olatunji & Monsuru Olowoopejo The battle for tickets in the All Progressives Congress, APC, worsened, yesterday, as...

Tue Sep 11th, 2018     Read More →

Jail term: Yobe Govt. approves life imprisonment for rapists

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The Yobe governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, on Monday, signed into law; life imprisonment and 25 years jail term for rape of minors and adults respectively. Gaidam while signing the law in Damaturu,...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

How to end insecurity in the North East – Dasuki

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The non-engagement of the teeming youth population in the North-East in business activities is responsible for the growing security concerns in the region, Vanguard...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

13,223 Pilgrims now back home – NAHCON

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A total of 13, 223 pilgrims have so far been transported back to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) said on Monday. According NAHCON Control Center in...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

Why Leah Sharibu is Buhari’s responsibility

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ON Tuesday, August 28, 2018, Miss Leah Sharibu, the only remaining student of the abducted 110 Government Girls Science and Technical College, GGSTC, Dapchi in Yobe still in the captivity of the...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

Sorry, I am a Nigerian, not a politician

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By Owei Lakemfa I UNDERSTAND the Nigerian citizen. I know he wants the basics of life; food, shelter, education, healthcare, security, clothes on his back and a footwear. But I do not know what...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

434 Dead, 23,893 Cases recorded: Cholera raging like bush fire in 18 states!

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*How poor handling of faeces makes Nigeria a fertile ground for outbreak — Experts By Chioma Obinna The country may be battling the largest outbreak of cholera barely a month after the...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

2019 : Borno, Yobe PDP pledge support for Saraki

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Borno and Yobe states chapters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have pledged their support for the presidential aspiration of the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. Up and down...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →

Agreeing with Stakeholders on our victory against terrorism

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Since the advent of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, a lot of scholars have posited various factors responsible for the rebellion. Some say it is as a result of injustice and uneven...

Fri Sep 7th, 2018     Read More →

Honestly, I am worried on the sudden resurgence of Boko Haram – Ndume

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Maiduguri – A member of the Senate, Alhaji Ali Ndume, has expressed concern over escalation of Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian troops and locals in the North east. Ndume, who represents Borno...

Fri Sep 7th, 2018     Read More →

Return of pilgrims: NAHCON urges state officials to redouble efforts

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*Begins preparation for 2019 hajj *All pilgrims to wear same uniform *We recorded only 12 deaths By 1Haroon Balogun States Hajj handlers have been urged to re-dedicate themselves to the last phase...

Fri Sep 7th, 2018     Read More →

Leah Sharibu now 200 days with Boko Haram: Reno, UK PM, others stage protests

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…Leah Sharibu turns 15 today in Boko Haram’s captivity By Anthony Ogbonna Number one bestselling author and former aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno Omokri; a...

Thu Sep 6th, 2018     Read More →

Kaduna APC adopts indirect primaries

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By Ben Agande, Kaduna – The Kaduna state Executive Council of the All Progressive Congress Thursday morning adopted the indirect primaries for the election of candidates for the various...

Thu Sep 6th, 2018     Read More →