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Fatal accidents dropped by 54% in Zamfara – Sector commander

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The Zamfara State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says fatal road accidents have reduced by 54 per cent in the state. File: FRSC officials Nigeria‘s digital switchover: Let...

Tue Nov 27th, 2018     Read More →

Emenike slams N1bn suit against factional APC chairman in Abia

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE crisis rocking the Abia State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has deepened and taken an expanded dimension with a chieftain and the factional...

Tue Nov 27th, 2018     Read More →

Police foil attack on Zamfara community, recover 11 AK 47 rifles

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The Zamfara Police Command on Monday, said it repelled an alleged planned attack on a community in Zamfara and recovered 11 assorted ammunitions from the suspects. The State Commissioner of...

Mon Nov 26th, 2018     Read More →

60% of out-of-school children in Nigeria are girls – Presidential Aide

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Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SSAP-SDGs), says 60 per cent of 10.5 million out-of-school children in Nigeria are...

Mon Nov 26th, 2018     Read More →

Osun: Ogbeni, God is with you

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By Kunle Oyatomi Come Monday, November 27, 2018, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola will gracefully bow out of the government of the State of Osun after eight years as governor. Governor Ogbeni Rauf...

Sun Nov 25th, 2018     Read More →

Dissecting Buhari’s Agriculture Revolution

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By Godspower Akpude After his military career and subsequent adventure into politics, President Muhammadu Buhari won the love of many Nigerians hence his fanatical followers. But now, the Nigerian...

Sun Nov 25th, 2018     Read More →

Price of diesel increased in October -NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price paid by consumers for automotive gas oil (diesel) increased from N211.64 in September to N216.75 in October. The NBS disclosed this...

Sat Nov 24th, 2018     Read More →

Army arrests notorious gun runner in Niger

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The 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Kaduna, on Saturday said it arrested a notorious gun runner on Nov. 22 in Bargu general area of New Bussa Local Government Area of Niger. The Deputy Director, Army...

Sat Nov 24th, 2018     Read More →

2019: APC drags INEC to court, insists on participating in Zamfara elections

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The All Progressives Congress, APC, has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to court, seeking an order to permit its candidates to participate in the...

Sat Nov 24th, 2018     Read More →

Corrupt leaders won’t escape – Buhari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja declared that he would ensure that all corrupt public officials who misappropriate public funds and make life difficult for...

Sat Nov 24th, 2018     Read More →

If Zamfara had focused on Rice, Sorghum instead of Sharia – Wole Soyinka

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Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has said that this nation is disintegrating before our eyes, underneath our feet and that if Zamfara had focused on Rice, or Sorghum, Wheat, potatoes, garden eggs and...

Fri Nov 23rd, 2018     Read More →

You will not escape jail, eventually, Buhari tells corrupt leaders

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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari, says leaders who undermine the economy by denying workers their benefits, while stuffing personal accounts with public funds will not escape the current...

Fri Nov 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Price of cooking gas increased in October

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased from N2,107 recorded in September to...

Fri Nov 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Zero Hunger Initiative will help to achieve food security by 2030 – Obasanjo

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday, restated commitment of the Zero Hunger Strategic Initiative to end hunger and achieve food security by year 2030. Former President, Olusegun...

Thu Nov 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Senate orders probe into Police role in Kwara poll, Zamfara killings

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate, yesterday, began probe into the alleged involvement of the Police in the recently conducted bye election in Kwara State, unending killings and cases of...

Thu Nov 22nd, 2018     Read More →