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N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers Dec. 4

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The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local government areas of the...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers on Dec. 4

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Abuja – The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

Read Nigerian Senate’s proceedings of Thursday 23rd November, 2017

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Below is the Nigerian Senate’s proceeding of Thursday 23rd November, 2017. Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senate President Bukola Saraki...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Gov Yari, Senate frustrate Buhari’s REC nominee for Zamfara

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- STRONG indication emerged Thursday that the alleged role of governor Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari of Zamfara State must have prompted the Senate to reject the nomination of...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

2019: INEC seeks religious leaders support

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on religious leaders in Zamfara to mobilise support for the commission’s activities ahead of the 2019 general elections. The...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

States and unclaimed UBEC funds

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IT is a major symptom of the rot in the quality of leadership in the country that many states have failed to provide the counterpart funds required to collect their shares of the Universal Basic...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Buhari orders military crackdown on bandits in Zamfara

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-Approves establishment of battalion -Castle rustling has stayed for decade–Yari By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA-PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has given a marching order to the military to...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria loses $9bn in 2-yrs on illegal mining-FG

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ABUJA-THE Federal Government yesterday lamented that the country lost about $9billion in two years on illegal mining particularly on gold exportation. Consequently, the Federal Executive Council,...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Buhari approves new measures to check terrorist activities

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the request of the Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan Ali (rtd) for the stationing of a full battalion of Special Forces in Zamfara to check...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Zamfara Menace: This is beyond police; FG should deploy Army – Sen. Yerima

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The Senator representing Zamfara west constituency, Sen. Sani Yerima on Wednesday lamented on the menace happening in the state cum the inability of Nigerian Police to curb threats in the state,...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Again, gunmen kill FRSC officer, abduct 2

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The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has confirmed the killing of one of its marshals by suspected armed kidnappers on the Abuja-Kaduna Highway. It was gathered that the deceased was travelling in...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Adamawa: 105 killed in Mubi, Numan attacks

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By Umar Yusuf & Johnbosco Agbakwuru YOLA – No fewer than 105 persons have been confirmed dead in two deadly attacks in Adamawa State in the last 48 hours, with several scores of others...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Mubi killings: We ‘ll secure state from Boko Haram menace – Buhari 

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured the people of Borno State that his government will do everything to protect them from the deadly Boko Haram attacks....

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

Mubi killings: We ‘ll secure state from Boko Haram menace – Buhari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured the people of Borno State that his government will do everything to protect them from the deadly Boko Haram attacks....

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

5m pupils get free meal in 19 states — Presidency

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Presidency, yesterday, stated that over five million pupils in 28,249 schools in 19 states of the federation were currently being fed under the...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →