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TCN reinforces Hadejia substation

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By Prince Okafor THE Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has carried out the reinforcement of the Hadejia132/33KV substation with an additional 60 MVA power transformer as part of efforts to...

Tue Jun 20th, 2017     Read More →

Army confirms arrest of suspected terrorist, intercepts 4 traffickers

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Abuja – The amy on Saturday confirmed the arrest of a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Aliyu Ahmed, alias “Aliko”. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman said in the statement...

Sat Jun 17th, 2017     Read More →

Ministry to develop roof rainwater harvesting infrastructure in 3 states

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Abuja – Mr Aliyu Bananda, the Director, Drought and Desertification Amelioration Department in the Federal Ministry of Environment says the department is developing roof rainwater harvesting...

Fri Jun 16th, 2017     Read More →

Drama as senators disagree over equality of Senate, House of Reps

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THERE was a mild drama, Thursday, as senators disagreed on the equality status of the Senate and House of Representatives. Yusuf Dogara, House of Reps speaker and Bukola...

Thu Jun 15th, 2017     Read More →

Senate to FG: Forward 2014 Confab report to us as Bill

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…Declares support for a united Nigeria By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, asked the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, to urgently forward the report of 2014 National...

Thu Jun 15th, 2017     Read More →

Alleged killing of protesters, rape: Panel releases report, exonerates Nigerian Army

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—Special Board of Inquiry set up by the authorities of the Nigerian Army to investigate alleged killing of protesters and human rights violations against some personnel...

Thu Jun 15th, 2017     Read More →

Saraki: CCT judgment victory for democracy – Senators

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Deputy Leader of the Senate, Sen. Bala Ibn N’Allah, said victory of President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal(CCT) was victory for democracy. He told newsmen...

Wed Jun 14th, 2017     Read More →

Saraki: CCT judgment victory for democracy – Senators

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Abuja – Deputy Leader of the Senate, Sen. Bala Ibn N’Allah, said victory of President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal(CCT) was victory for...

Wed Jun 14th, 2017     Read More →

With Benue, is APC about to overtake NPN?

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Nigerians below age 30 are obviously not old enough to know about the wonderful ruling party of the second republic known as the National Party of Nigeria (NPN). The elderly may also have...

Sun Jun 11th, 2017     Read More →

Govs now to pay salaries, as FG refunds N516. 4b over-deductions

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The Federal Government has paid the sum of N516.38 billion to states as refunds on over-deductions for external debt service. If the governors make good their promises to pay the backlog of...

Sat Jun 10th, 2017     Read More →

…brothers, sisters … our country does not take your burdens lightly – Osinbajo

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, today in Maiduguri unveiled a new and more effective distribution plan for delivering relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons in the North-East which...

Thu Jun 8th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo to flag off direct distribution of relief materials in North-East

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, will tomorrow in Maiduguri, Borno State, flag off the distribution of 30,000 metric tonnes (1,032 trucks) of cereal directly...

Thu Jun 8th, 2017     Read More →

Post Insurgency: NBA partners Yobe Govt. on restoration of legal practice

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The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Task Force on restoration of legal practice in North-East says it is partnering Yobe government on administration of justice and respect for human rights in post...

Wed Jun 7th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo to flag off direct distribution of relief materials in N/East

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Acting President, Yemi Osibanjo would tomorrow in Maiduguri flag off the distribution of 30,000 metric tonnes (1,032 trucks) of cereal directly to affected persons in...

Wed Jun 7th, 2017     Read More →

Marginalisation of Muslims: Aide defends Osinbajo, says Muslims dominate senior appointments in VP’s office

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Legal Matters, Dr. Bilkisu Saidu has dismissed recent social media campaign about alleged anti-Islamic slant...

Sun Jun 4th, 2017     Read More →