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Goodnight, Catholic Rev Fathers who gave us spiritual direction

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi “The Catholic Diocese of Makurdi, and indeed the entire Tivland, will never forget April 24, 2018. That was the day we were thrown into mourning after the sanctuary of...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

Parallel APC executives emerge in 8 states

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The state congresses of the All Progressives Congress, APC, ended in predictable confusion in many states, yesterday, with the crisis rocking the party prompting parallel state executives in at...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

Governors threaten to takeover fuel subsidy payment from NNPC

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National Economic Council (NEC), comprising the 36 State Governors in the country, has threatened to take over the responsibility of subsidising petroleum products in their states based on...

Fri May 18th, 2018     Read More →

We’ve taken steps to end herdsmen, farmers’ clash—FG

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We must shift from grazing to ranching—CAN We’re not opposed to ranching—Miyetti Allah By Emmauel Elebeke ABUJA—The Federal Government, yesterday, said it was not resting...

Fri May 18th, 2018     Read More →

States should determine oil subsidy, not NNPC—Govs

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—GOVERNORS of the 36 states of the federation, yesterday said that states should be saddled with the responsibility of determining how much should be paid as subsidy by...

Fri May 18th, 2018     Read More →

Governors to take decision on fuel subsidy, queries payment of N800bn – Gov. Yari

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Abuja – The Chairman of Governors’ Forum, Gov. Abdulazeez Yari of Zamfara says the National Economic Council (NEC) will soon take decision on whether to allow the continuation of...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

NEC orders NNPC, NPDC, FIRS, Customs, others to refund N8trn unremitted fund

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE National Economic Council, NEC, Thursday, directed the federal government revenue agencies like the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporations, NNPC, Nigerian...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari should look into APC’s congress crisis – Sen. Marafa

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Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Sen. Kabiru Marafa, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crisis trailing congresses of All Progressives Congress...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

220 Nigerians killed in 2 weeks —rights group

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By Anayo Okoli & Nwabueze Okonkwo UMUAHIA— A coalition of civil rights groups, International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law, INTERSOCIETY, has alleged that over 220...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Govs allege fraud in NNPC, want tracking devices on fuel trucks

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…approve close down of filing stations close to borders, By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Governors Wednesday night expressed displeasure over the handling of affairs at the Nigerian...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki, Police IG trade words over cult suspects

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By Henry Umoru, Demola Akinyemi & Dirisu Yakubu •Police dismiss Saraki’s claims, says nobody should hinder investigations •PDP reacts as Senate sets up 10-member committee to...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Senate summons army chief, DSS boss, IGP over killings in Birnin Gwari

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IGP withdrew my security detail for criticizing him—Senator Bwacha My Orderly, disarmed by his superior, still in detention in Gusau—Marafa It’s not true—Force PRO By Henry...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

There’s fraud in NNPC, govs allege

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…approve close down of filing stations close to borders By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Governors Wednesday night expressed displeasure over the handling of affairs at the Nigerian...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Birnin Gwari kidnap: ‘Kidnappers have started contacting families for ransom’

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Scores of people were kidnapped in two days on a dangerous road in northern Nigeria, according to residents, in an outbreak of crime unconnected to the Boko Haram insurgency. Kidnap-syndicate The...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

NCS promotes 34 officers in Sokoto Command

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has promoted 34 officers in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Area Command, including special promotion for outstanding performance. Decorating the officers on Wednesday,...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →