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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 →

FG licences 158 new seed coys

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Abuja – To boost agricultural activities, the Federal Government has licenced 158 new seed companies to commence production of quality seeds. The Director-General of the National...

Wed Sep 5th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Nothing has changed with APC – Gamawa, PDP deputy national chairman

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By Suzan Edeh Senator Babayo Gamawa is the Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP. He had before now served as the Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Deputy...

Wed Sep 5th, 2018     Read More →

Customs seizes contraband goods worth N50m

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By Suzan Edeh Bauchi-The Nigeria Customs Service has impounded five vehicles with contraband items valued at of N50, 237, 400. The Comptroller, Federal Operations Unit, Zone “D”...

Tue Sep 4th, 2018     Read More →

NCDs silently killing Africans —WHO

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…Nigeria up to the task, says Adewole By Arinola Kolade The 68th session of the World Health Organisation/ Africa Region, WHO/AFRO, meeting held in Dakar, Senegal with a call on all Member...

Tue Sep 4th, 2018     Read More →

Storm over Leah’s proof of life!

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• It’s unmistakable – Father • Govt: We are verifying • I wept listening to recording and some people are dilly-dallying — Ex-Primate Ola Makinde Leah Sharibu and...

Sun Sep 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Light rains expected in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Eket …- NiMet

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Thunderstorms, heavy rains expected on Sunday — NiMet Abuja – The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted monsoonal rains, expected to keep the country under wet...

Sat Sep 1st, 2018     Read More →

30 Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid

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At least 30 Nigerian soldiers died in combat with Boko Haram jihadists who overran a military base in the northeast near the border with Niger, two military sources told AFP on...

Sat Sep 1st, 2018     Read More →