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Dozens dead in Niger/Nigeria crackdown on criminal gangs

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At least 30 “bandits” have been killed during a crackdown by the armies of Niger and Nigeria in their troubled frontier where kidnappings and cattle rustling are rife, Niger’s...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Hausa Christians appeal for Leah Sharibu’s release

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By Sam Eyoboka ANOTHER group of Northern Christians, under the aegis of Hausa Christians Foundation, HACFO, has condemned the continued incarceration of a lone teen Christian hostage, Leah...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: 42 senators not returning, 67 battle for return bid

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— AHEAD of the February 16, 2019 senatorial elections, strong indications have emerged that 42 of the 109 serving senators will not return to the chamber to resume for...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

APC won’t participate in Zamfara elections, INEC insists

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Abuja — Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, insisted, yesterday, that All Progressives Congress, APC, will not field candidates for the 2019 general elections in Zamafa. INEC...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019 elections: INEC insists Zamfara APC has no candidate

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it stands by its statement that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field candidates for the 2019 general elections in...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

We stand by our statement on 2019 general elections in Zamfara – INEC Chairman

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it stands by its statement that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field candidates for the 2019 general elections in...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Travel ban: Frank releases list of opposition figures being targeted

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Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on Nigerians and the international community to disregard the list of...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

APC moves to reverse INEC ban on Zamfara

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To present Dauda Lawal as gov candidate By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—All Progressives Congress, APC, is making moves to forward the name of one of the contestants in the botched governorship...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Knife fights as party democracy

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By Owei Lakemfa THE knives are out in the political arena and they are being used quite liberally in the name of internal party democracy and primaries. They are all sorts; table and bread...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

New book by former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria recommends reformation of Nigeria’s military

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By Osa Mbonu Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has recommended reformation of Nigeria’s military and other security agencies as solution to the country’s...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Okada youths, UNIBEN students back Idahosa

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By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu BENIN-CITY—KINSMEN of the Esama of Benin, Chief Gabriel Igbenedion with the name Okada Youths Vanguard yesterday said they would vote against the current member...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku is not corrupt — Dansadau

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Senator Seidu Dansadau, a governorship candidate in Zamfara State, says former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is not corrupt even as he accused clerics and the media as the main blocs of...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

Just in: NNPC blames vandals for Aba oil pipeline fire

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By Michael Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, stated that pipeline vandals and petroleum products thieves have triggered a fire outbreak on its oil pipeline along...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest four armed bandits over Zamfara Killings

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By Ifenyi Okolie Operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, have apprehended four members of a notorious gang which specialised in cattle rustling and...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

North West: Primaries may alter calculations in jigawa, Kaduna, katsina

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BEN AGANDE, KADUNA, Dangida Aliyu, Jigawa; Bashir Bello, Katsina. The recent primaries in the major political parties in the Northern part of the country have thrown up new challenges that pose a...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →