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By-election: INEC says candidates’ withdrawal in Zamfara a rumour

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Zamfara state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not received notice of withdrawal of any candidate from Bakura state constituency by-election. The...

Thu Dec 3rd, 2020     Read More →

560,000 Nigerians living with HIV untreated

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Despite efforts by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before 2030, no fewer than 560,000...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Secret plots against 2023, zoning amid APC, PDP intrigues

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Five broad issues seem to be fueling upheavals surrounding the buildup to the 2023 election cycle, which is less than two years away. These issues include President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Zabarmari Killings: Buhari dispatches delegation, vows end to terrorism

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday dispatched high powered government delegation to Maiduguri to deliver a message of condolence and solidarity with the government and people of the state over...

Mon Nov 30th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari describes as insane Boko Haram killing of farmers in Borno

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane. The president...

Sun Nov 29th, 2020     Read More →

Matawalle commends Umahi for dumping PDP

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Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has commended his Ebonyi counterpart, Gov. Dave Umahi, for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The...

Sat Nov 28th, 2020     Read More →

Troops arrest 8 bandits, kill 3 in Benue, Nasarawa, Zamfara

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The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operations Whirl Stroke and Accord have arrested eight bandits and eliminated three in different operations in Benue, Nasarawa, and Zamfara. The...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

End to insurgency, banditry near, says Defence Headquarters

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The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, said end to banditry and insurgency was near, drawing inspiration from enhanced kinetic and non-kinetic operations of the military. Coordinator, Defence Media...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

APC stakeholders push for power shift to the south, rallies support for Yari as chairman

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The forum of aspirants who vied for various elective positions on the All Progressives Congress platform in 2018 is rooting for the southern part of the country to produce President Muhammadu...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

Mahmood Yakubu: The task ahead

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Mahmood Yakubu Mahmood Yakubu, Professor of Political History and International Studies is a man of history. He was the first man to earn a first class degree in History from the University of...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

Minister calls for investment in renewable energy

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Ogbonnaya Onu The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, on Monday called on investors to focus attention on renewable energy sector, describing it as lucrative and alternative...

Mon Nov 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Troops arrest 11 illegal miners, eliminate scores of bandits – DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have arrested 11 illegal miners and eliminated scores of bandits on Nov. 21 in parts of Zamfara and Katsina States. The Coordinator,...

Mon Nov 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Zamfara peace initiative: Matawalle secures unconditional release of 11 kidnap victims

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A total of 11 kidnap victims were on Saturday night rescued from their abductors by officials of the Zamfara government, a statement issued by Jamilu Iliyasu, the Press Secretary to Gov. Bello...

Sun Nov 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Three Katsina LGs still under bandits attack, says Masari

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Masari Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has said that bandits and other criminals were still killing, maiming, raping and abducting residents, as well as rustling domestic animals in three...

Sat Nov 21st, 2020     Read More →

Arresting worsening insecurity

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The events of the last one month have proven more than ever before how urgent it is that we examine and reflect on the extant security architecture of our land. If bandits could dare to abduct...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →