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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 →

Fistula: How surgeons restored dignity to 2 girls

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When Jenny, 9, and Grace, 8, were born, there were mixed feelings in their families, not because their parents did not want children, but because they were born with congenital...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Nigerian Army promotes 45 Brigadier Generals to Major Generals

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Also 92 Colonels to rank of Brigadier Generals By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Army Council has promoted 45 senior officers from the rank of Brigadier Generals to that of Major Generals....

Mon Nov 20th, 2017     Read More →

Why Nigerian Fulani won’t accept ranching — Miyetti-Allah

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE Fulani in Nigeria have said they will not accept cattle ranching because the country’s geographical location was not suitable for it. Besides, the Fulani...

Mon Nov 20th, 2017     Read More →

Police confirms fresh attacks on Zamfara communities

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The Police Command in Zamfara has confirmed fresh attacks by armed bandits on some communities in Shinkafi and Maradun Local Government Areas of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

SERAP, pensioners drag FG to ECOWAS Court over unpaid pensions, salaries

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Federal Civil Service Pensioners Association (FCSA), and Association of Retired Local Government Staff...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →