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36 States, FCT generate N691.11bn as revenue in first half 2019 — NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says in the first half of 2019, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) generated N691.11 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

INVASION: Lagos, Abuja suburbs under siege by Okada riders

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…Why some northern cities banned them …Lagos now haven to hundreds of thousands Ben Agande, Kaduna When Femi Ojualope left his office penultimate Tuesday in the central area of Abuja...

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Our 55 days in hell — kidnapped nursing mother

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…We slept in the open, beaten by the sun and rain …They gave us raw rice to cook with only water and salt …They constantly fired shots to intimidate us …We lost all hope of...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Zamfara govt to set up N50bn fund to support victims of banditry

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Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, said on Friday that the government would set up N50 billion fund to support victims of banditry, especially orphans and widows. Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Wedding alert: Hundreds of faithful join Buhari to perform Juma’at Prayer at Aso Rock mosque

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President Muhammadu Buhari and hundreds of Muslim faithful on Friday observed the weekly two raka’at prayer at the Aso Rock Mosque, Abuja. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari salutes during...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Banditry: Committee indicts 5 Zamfara Emirs

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The committee on finding solutions to banditry in Zamfara, on Friday said it has concrete evidence that five Emirs in the state were complicit in the spate of banditry in which more than 6,319 men...

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Bandits collected N3 bn ransom in Zamfara – Committee

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The Committee set up by Gov. Bello Matawalle to find solutions to banditry in Zamfara, has disclosed that over N3 billion was collected by bandits as ransom from relations of abducted victims in...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Troops rescue 6 abducted students in Kaduna

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Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued six students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State abducted on their way to school on...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Zamfara Assembly stops members from discussing security issues during plenary

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The Speaker of Zamfara House of Assembly, Alhaji Nasiru Magarya on Thursday reiterated that the assembly would no longer discuss issues of security at plenary. Magarya said at the House sitting...

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →

EFCC raid Zamfara INEC office, recovers 4 ‘Ghana-must- go’ bags

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday took away four ‘Ghana-must-go’ bags suspected to contain money from the Zamfara office of INEC. The News...

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EFCC raids Zamfara INEC office, recovers N65m

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The Sokoto Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday, carried out an operation at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in...

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →

Analysis: Boko Haram, prayers, indoctrination and science

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By Ademola Adegbamigbe In recent times, two individuals dominated public discourse pertaining to the war by other means against Boko Haram: Lt. General Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff and...

Tue Oct 8th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria Police has bad image, IGP admits

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By Vincent Ujumadu THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu admitted yesterday that the Nigeria Police Force has bad image in the eyes of most people, urging the police image-makers to...

Tue Oct 8th, 2019     Read More →

Banditry: Army will support Zamfara peace process – Buratai

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Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has reiterated the Nigerian Army’s resolve to fully support the ongoing peace process between the Zamfara...

Tue Oct 8th, 2019     Read More →

Marketing officer docked for allegedly stealing laptops worth N3.11m

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The police on Tuesday arraigned a 51- year old marketing officer, Ajirioghene Okarie, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing laptops worth N3.112 million. Okarie, who...

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