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1 officer, 3 soldiers die as IED explodes – Army

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Abuja – The Army has confirmed that it lost an officer and three soldiers in Borno on Thursday when their patrol vehicle encountered IED buried on the road between Kangarwa and Alagarno...

Fri Jun 30th, 2017     Read More →

Yobe Govt commences reconstruction of structures destroyed by Boko Haram

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The Yobe government has commenced reconstruction of government offices and other buildings destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents. The state Head of Service, Alhaji Sale Abubakar, made the statement...

Thu Jun 29th, 2017     Read More →

Army buries 2 soldiers killed in battle with Boko Haram

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Abuja – The Nigerian Army says the remains of two gallant soldiers, who died in combat with Boko Haram terrorists on Damboa-Biu road in Borno, have been buried. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the...

Thu Jun 29th, 2017     Read More →

Court grants SERAP permission for judicial review of spending of Paris Club refunds

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A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos last Friday granted Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) leave “to apply for judicial relief and to seek an order of mandamus...

Wed Jun 28th, 2017     Read More →

Hockey Super League: Unoin Bank camp in Ibadan

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Ahead of this year’s Hockey Super league in Abuja, Union Bank men’s Hockey team of Lagos have began closed camping in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. hockey This year’s Hockey...

Wed Jun 28th, 2017     Read More →

23 states owe local govt workers’ salaries; some 14 months — NULGE

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Abuja—The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, said that 23 states of the federation currently owed local government workers’ arrears of salary, ranging from one to 16...

Tue Jun 27th, 2017     Read More →

NULGE says 26 states owe LGA workers’ salaries

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The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) said that 23 states of the federation currently owed local government workers’ arrears of salary ranging from one to 16...

Tue Jun 27th, 2017     Read More →

Customs nets in N239.4bn in Q1 of 2017

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By Bartholomew Madukwe, with agency report Abuja—The Nigerian Custom Service generated a total sum of N239.4 billion in the first three months of this year, figures obtained yesterday from...

Tue Jun 27th, 2017     Read More →

Increase in females abusing drugs in Yobe, worrisome – NDLEA Commander

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Yobe has described as ‘worrisome’ increase in number of females abusing drugs in the state. Commander of the agency in the state, Mr...

Mon Jun 26th, 2017     Read More →

Sultan declares today Sallah as Buhari speaks from London  

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, said, yesterday, that Sallah to mark the end of...

Sun Jun 25th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Sultan declares end to Ramadan, Sunday Eid-el-Fitr Day

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By Bashir Adefaka Sunday June 25 equivalent of Shawwal 1 is Sallah, Sultan of Sokoto and President-General Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad...

Sat Jun 24th, 2017     Read More →

‘Nigeria’s higher education system produces graduates that do not fit’

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I attended a meeting recently at the headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in Bwari, Abuja: the post-2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination review meeting chaired...

Thu Jun 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Shocking: How mother offered to pay in kind for daughter to pass 2017 UTME – Abati

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Shocking story of 2017 UTME: Mother offers to pay in kind for daughter to pass – Abati I attended a meeting recently at the headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in...

Thu Jun 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Quit notice: No going anywhere, Ndigbo vow

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By Chioma Gabriel, Anayo Okoli , Ben Agande , Johnbosco Agbakwuru , Joseph Erunke, Nwabueze Okonkwo, Chimaobi Nwaiwu & Chinonso Alozie KADUNA — Igbo living in the 19 Northern states...

Wed Jun 21st, 2017     Read More →

14m Nigerians in need of humanitarian assistance — UNHCR

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Lagos – Mr Boubacar Bamba, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Assistant Representative for Operations in Nigeria, on Tuesday said that about 14 million people...

Tue Jun 20th, 2017     Read More →