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Bandits storm Zamfara community, abduct nursing mothers, new bride, others

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ARMED bandits, on Monday, reportedly attacked a community in Zamfara State, kidnapping over a dozen people including a new bride, and some nursing mothers. Kidnap Gunmen kill another Police...

Wed Jan 30th, 2019     Read More →

Air Force jets bomb Sambisa forest

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The Nigerian Air Force’s Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has raided and destroyed a Boko Haram’s logistics base in Sambisa forest, Borno state. NAF Director of Public...

Wed Jan 30th, 2019     Read More →

Free, credible election: The role of INEC, submission of names and effect

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By Afe Babalola “The fact that a candidate who wins at the primary must have his name submitted to INEC has brought about more transparency”. THE Independent National Electoral...

Wed Jan 30th, 2019     Read More →

Politicians working to disrupt elections, NSA tells govs

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Says security agencies’ll deal with such politicians Govs worry over proliferation of small arms We’ll mop up illegal arms in the system— Acting IGP By Henry Umoru...

Wed Jan 30th, 2019     Read More →

Minimum wage: Workers boo Ngige, Yari at Reps hearing

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N30k not enough for workers—Dogara What NCS agreed is not cast on stone Ngige; lReview revenue sharing formula —NGF By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—Workers, yesterday, booed the...

Tue Jan 29th, 2019     Read More →

Seven Zamfara football fans kidnapped

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Gunmen kidnapped seven football fans as they watched a match on television at a public venue in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria, residents and police said on Monday. Kidnap About 20 gunmen in...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

May we not fetch water in a basket

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By Owei Lakemfa HONOURABLE Oladipo Olatunde Adebutu, 57, is a wealthy Nigerian. He seems to have everything going well for him. He was elected into the National Assembly in 1992, at 30. A...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →

Air Force Alpha jets bomb Boko Haram hideout

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The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has destroyed a Boko Haram hideout and neutralised some of them at Kaicungul, a settlement about 100Km North West of...

Sat Jan 26th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku’s endorsement: APC chieftain cautions against politicisation of Ohaneze Ndigbo

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Abakaliki – Chief Egwu Chima, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, has faulted Ohaneze Ndigbo’s endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as the choice of Igbos in...

Sat Jan 26th, 2019     Read More →

PDP rejects duplication of CJN by Buhari

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…Demands NASS, UK, US To List Buhari, APC for Sanction The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rejects in its entirety, the attempts by President Muhammadu Buhari to foist an illegal Chief...

Fri Jan 25th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku’s endorsement splits Ohaneze Ndigbo

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Enugu – Chieftains of Ohaneze Ndigbo are split over the purported endorsement of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Abubakar Atiku by the organisation. President...

Fri Jan 25th, 2019     Read More →

1.6m PVCs collected in Adamawa

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The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) has said that 1.6 million Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have been collected by eligible voters in Adamawa. INEC PVCs Mr Kasim Gaidam, Adamawa...

Thu Jan 24th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari mourns death APC supporters in Jigawa, Sokoto

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as Presidency orders solid structures for outdoor events By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the tragic death of some of the All Progressives...

Thu Jan 24th, 2019     Read More →

Breking: Gunmen kidnap APC candidate for Edo Assembly, kill orderly

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Unknown gunmen have abducted the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Michael Ohio-Ezomon, in his house at Eme-Ora, Owan West Local Government Area of the...

Thu Jan 24th, 2019     Read More →

Obasanjo: CSOs write EU, Britain, US

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The Joint Coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria (JACCSON) has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of planning to truncate Nigeria’s nascent democracy. Former president...

Thu Jan 24th, 2019     Read More →