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APC’ll be in control for over 20-yrs – Senator Ibrahim

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…We disappointed our detractors–Gov Yari By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FORMER Governor of Yobe State, Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim has enthused that the ruling All Progressives...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Scores of terrorists killed in Boko Haram ambush

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By: Kingsley Omonobi-Abuija. Soldiers of Nigerian Army battling to rid the North East of Boko Haram terrorists on Monday surmounted an ambush attack launched by hundreds of the terrorists around...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

This party is going to dominate Nigerian political space for a very long time – APC

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Abuja – Chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday night, passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the party. Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara made this known...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Many dead in suicide bombing in Nigeria mosque

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At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a militia member assisting the military against Boko Haram jihadists...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Scores feared dead in multiple suicide bombings in Maiduguri

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BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Sources said on Sunday evening that scores of people including suicide bombers were feared dead in an attack around Muna Garage General Area of Maiduguri metropolis of...

Sun Oct 29th, 2017     Read More →

Army repels Boko Haram attack on Yobe village

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The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it has repelled an attempted attack on Goniri village in Yobe on Saturday. Col. Kayode Ogunsanya, the spokesman of 3 Div. with tactical headquarters in Damaturu...

Sun Oct 29th, 2017     Read More →

What Osinbajo said about Fulani herdsmen, restructuring, corruption, others

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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday declared his stand on raging issues, including corruption, tribalism and religion which he said were the key problems hampering Nigeria’s...

Sat Oct 28th, 2017     Read More →

Death toll now 15 in Boko Haram raid on Nigeria army

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Seven more bodies have been found after a Boko Haram raid on a military camp in northeast Nigeria, a security source told AFP on Friday. Militant fighters stormed the base at Sasawa village, some...

Fri Oct 27th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram kills eight Nigerian soldiers in raid

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At least eight soldiers were killed in heavy fighting when Boko Haram raided a military camp and looted food from villagers in northeast Nigeria, a military source disclosed on Thursday.Dozens of...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

Appoint patriotic persons to handle NEDC affairs – Senate leader

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Senate leader, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to appoint credible and competent persons to manage the affairs of the newly established North East Development Commission...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attack Yobe village

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Suspected members of Boko Haram sect on Tuesday attacked Sasawa village in Damaturu Local Government Area of Yobe state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Abdulmaliki Sumonu, confirmed...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

Why Kerosene price droped by 21% in Q3’ 17

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THE price of kerosene dropped by 21 per cent in the third quarter (July-August) of 2017, as a result of increased importation of the product into the nation. Investigations by Vanguard showed that...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Emir refutes claim of harmful vaccination in Yobe

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By Bala Ajiya DAMATURU—The Emir of Fika, Alhaji Mohammadu Abali, has debunked the rumour of harmful vaccination being administered on pupils at government schools as mischievous. Speaking at...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

New security fears after 14 killed in Nigeria bombing

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Fourteen people have died in the latest suicide bomb attack in northeast Nigeria, an official said Monday in an updated toll, calling for greater protection for those made homeless by Boko...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Digital switchover will boost viewership experience — Zhang, StarTimes CEO

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StarTimes has already shown their worth in the past seven years, changing a lot in the pay-television market. For example I can still remember in 2010 when StarTimes just launched in Nigeria, if...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →