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Yobe SEMA refutes rape rumours in IDP camps

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Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Saturday refuted media reports alleging rape of some of Internally Displaced Persons camped in Damaturu. “The report is misleading, lacking...

Sat Oct 21st, 2017     Read More →

Rivers state produces 2 finalists for 2017 Cowebellpedia competition

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The 2017 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show sponsored by Cowbell, the flagship brand from Promasidor Nigeria Limited, approached a crucial bend last weekend when two students...

Sat Oct 21st, 2017     Read More →

Average price for petrol drops, kerosene increases – NBS

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Abuja – The average price paid by consumers for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) dropped by 1.2 per cent year-on-year, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has saidPetrol According to a...

Fri Oct 20th, 2017     Read More →

Bravery: Army promotes warrant officer to Captain

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Army Council, Monday, granted accelerated promotion to a Non-Commissioned soldier, Garba Abdullahi. Garba Abdullahi promoted to the rank of Captain Abdullahi, who was...

Fri Oct 20th, 2017     Read More →

Humanitarian crisis in Nigeria ‘most severe’ – UNOCHA

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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has said that the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region is the most severe in the world. This is...

Thu Oct 19th, 2017     Read More →

APC Northeast inaugurates zonal working commitee

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By Suzan Edeh Bauchi-The All Progressive Congress (APC), Northeast zone has inaugurated members of zonal working commitee that will be responsible for running the affairs of the party in the zone...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Petrol price drops by 1.2% YoY in September —NBS

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By Adaeze Okechukwu NATIONAL Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has disclosed that the average price paid by customers for premium motor spirit, PMS, otherwise known as Petrol, in September 2017 declined...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Inter-State transportation in Nigeria: Problems (1)

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“The revival, resuscitation, development and modernization of 21st century rail system is a sine qua non to the liberation of the country from the shackles of primitive and outdated rail...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

How can anyone go to bed, sleep soundly when workers have not been paid – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Open defecation: Yobe constructs over 200 public toilets

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The Yobe Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA says it has constructed more than 200 toilets at Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps and other public places to curtail open...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

36 states share N173.8bn from federation account in September – Graphic Report

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The 36 states shared N173.8 billion from the Federation Account in September from the distributable revenue generated for the month. The breakdown was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

Borno, Yobe, Adamawa states’ people may die of hunger, malnutrition – Oxfam

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…tasks FG on pro-smallscale farmers’ policies By CALEB AYANSINA ABUJA – OXFAM in Nigeria has raised alarm that over 5.8 million people in the northeast part of the country were...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

NNPC to reinvigorate exploratory activities in seven inland basins

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… As Gov. Gaidam Applauds Baru on Reforms As part of strategies to shore up the nation’s reserve base, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), will reinvigorate...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

NNPC to intensify oil search in Anambra, Benin, Bida

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By Michael Eboh ABUJA—The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it would reinvigorate crude oil exploration in Anambra, Benin, Bida and four other hydrocarbon basins...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

WHO trains 30 journalists on emergency health coverage tips

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The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Wednesday, began a two-day training programme for over 30 journalists in Maiduguri on emergency heath reporting. Dr Chima Onuekwe, the WHO Communication...

Wed Oct 11th, 2017     Read More →