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A state where govt works? (2)

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By Gambo Dori I CAME into Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State, last week to see how the government works despite all the odds – Boko Haram carnage and low revenues as a result of the fall in...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

Killer drug addict jealous lover arrested

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Mr. Muhammed Adamu, a drug addict, who killed his 24-year-old girlfriend out of jealousy, has been arrested by the Yobe state police. Police arrest killer lover The suspect has confessed he killed...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

Suspected killer of 24 year old Hauwa arrested

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The Yobe Commissioner of Police(CP), Abdulmaliki Sumonu has confirmed the arrest of Muhammed Adamu, the suspected killer of Hauwa Muhammad, a twenty four year old woman. Police Sumonu told...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

2019: How does Buhari play his last card?

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By Mazi Sam-Ohuabunwa LAST week, President Muhammadu Buhari, PMB, began the last lap in the four year term given to him by the people of Nigeria to lead the nation. Though PMB has expressed a wish...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bomb attack kills several in Niger

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Three suicide bombers killed at least six people in separate attacks in the southeastern Niger city of Diffa near the border with Nigeria, shattering several months of calm in the troubled...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

Buratai says `Operation Last Hold’ primarily to relocate IDPs to communities

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has restated that the ongoing “Operation Last Hold’’ in Borno North and Lake Chad Basin is “primarily aimed at relocating...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (3)

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By Eric Teniola DECREE two was used in 1992 to detain and silence persons for anti-government activities or statements. In the aftermath of riots in several Nigerian cities in May, four human...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

NSCIA scribe faults CAN on Leah Sharibu

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By Abdulwahab Abdulah & Ishola Balogun Secretary-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, Monday, said the idea by the Christian Association...

Mon Jun 4th, 2018     Read More →

Dogara, APC Convention Committee members meet

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Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention Committee, on Monday, visited the Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, at the National Assembly, Abuja. The...

Mon Jun 4th, 2018     Read More →

Army kills 10 Boko Haram, recovers N2m in Borno

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Maiduguri – The Nigerian Army on Saturday, said it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents during an operation at Ngelkona in Ngala Local Government area of Borno state. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu,...

Sat Jun 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Cholera: UNICEF gets royal endorsement in Borno

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The Shehu of Borno, Umar Ibn Garbai, on Friday agreed to lead UNICEF’s cholera prevention campaign in the state to prevent an outbreak of the endemic and seasonal disease. Speaking during an...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Expert urges more commitment to tackle HIV/AIDS

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Dr Olawale Fadare, the Senior Technical Advisor, Outcomes and Evaluation, Caritas Nigeria, an NGO, has called for more commitment among Nigerians in order to tackle the spread of HIV/AIDS in the...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Children Day: How safe are our young ones?

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If we are serious about having children who can compete with their counterparts in other parts of the world in future, we shouldn’t compromise the environment in which we raise them. By this...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Atiku, Catholic bishops, Afenifere, Ohanaeze fault Buhari’s vow to deal with killer-herdsmen

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Buhari not responsible for Benue killings — Ortom By Emeka Mamah, Charles Kumolu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Peter Duru & Luminous Jannamike ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari Democracy...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

That Catholic Church protest and Implications for Buhari’s presidency

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On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Catholic Church for the very first time in her history in Nigeria took to the streets in a nationwide peaceful protest against the incessant killing of Nigerians by a...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →