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9 terrorists surrender to troops-Army spokesman

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Abuja – Nine Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered themselves to troops on Saturday at Buni Yari in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, the army has said.Suspected terrorists arrested...

Sun Jul 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram: FG embarks on assessment of liberated communities in Borno

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Maiduguri – The Federal Government has embarked on an assessment of communities liberated in the counter-insurgency operations in Borno, to facilitate re-constitution of civil authorities in...

Sat Jul 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Falana, the baby and the bathwater

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THE statement on Sunday by a group led by human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), about “unrealistic” recommendations contained in the 2014 National Conference report must be turning...

Fri Jul 21st, 2017     Read More →

Borno, Boko Haram, the future

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Social psychologists have established that massive youth unemployment and the failure of leadership at any level to secure a prosperous future for its upcoming generation of youths is largely the...

Thu Jul 20th, 2017     Read More →

Senate confirms 8 REC nominees

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The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Mrs Asmanu Maikudi from Katsina State and seven others as Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC). Other nominees, who were equally confirmed...

Thu Jul 20th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria’s problem is corruption not restructuring -Yobe IPAC Chairman

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Alhaji Umaru Kukuri, Yobe chairman of Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on Thursday, said there was nothing wrong with the current Nigeria’s structure that requires restructuring. He...

Thu Jul 20th, 2017     Read More →

Troops intercept 30 family members of Boko Haram terrorists

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—TROOPS of 120 Task Force Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade, Tuesday, intercepted 30 fleeing family members of suspected Boko Haram terrorists at Goniri, Gujba Local...

Thu Jul 20th, 2017     Read More →

Senate makes U-turn, Screens 12 REC nominees from Presidency

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** May confirm them soon By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate Wednesday made a U- turn when it received a report from the Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of 12...

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →

Army intercept suspected wives, children of Boko Haram terrorists

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The Army said on Wednesday that it had intercepted 37 people suspected to be wives and children of Boko Haram terrorists after they escaped from the insurgents’ custody. A statement issued...

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →

North East: Nigerian military liberated over 25 towns during Jonathan, new book reveals

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…Presidency picks holes in it The newly-released book “Boko Haram Media War: An Encounter with the Spymaster”, has listed over twenty-five major towns and cities recaptured by...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

FG releases details of Paris Club refund to States

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By Emma Ujah The Federal government has released details of the second tranche of Paris Club refund to States totalling N243. 795 billion. The refund is in respect of over-deductions on Paris...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Average fares declined in May –NBS

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By Prince Okafor THE average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within cities in the country decreased by 2.72 percent month-on-month and increased by 48.78 percent year-on-year to N131.00 in...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Prices of diesel, cooking gas drop by 9.4%, 9% in Q2’17

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*3 refineries now produce 5m ltrs of Kerosene daily —NNPC By Prince Okafor The average prices of Automotive Gas Oil, AGO (diesel) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, (cooking gas) decreased by...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria’s inflation drops to 16.10 % in June – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said that the country’s inflation as measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI) further dropped to 16.10 per cent in June from 16.25 per cent in May. The...

Mon Jul 17th, 2017     Read More →

SERAP urges FG to recover over 40b received by ex-governors as pension

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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Federal Government to recover the more than N40 billion so far received by ex-governors currently serving as senators...

Mon Jul 17th, 2017     Read More →