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Omo-Agege: NASS set to tighten security

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By Henry Umoru & Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—IN an unprecedented development, the Senate and the House of Representatives yesterday separately resolved to constitute a joint committee to...

Wed Apr 25th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria on the road to anarchy?

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By Mazi Sam-Ohuabunwa STRANGE things are happening in Nigeria with such great rapidity and intensity that most normal people are asking questions in utter amazement. I was speaking to a group of...

Wed Apr 25th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari meets APC Governors in Aso Rock

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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed door with governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) at the Presidential villa,...

Tue Apr 24th, 2018     Read More →

Killings : Pray for us, Osinbajo cries to churches

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Lagos – The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday called on Churches for religious tolerance and prayers for those in government to overcome numerous challenges facing the...

Tue Apr 24th, 2018     Read More →

Insecurity: Nigeria now ripe for state police – Zamfara Gov

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By Emma Ujah Gusau – Nigeria is now ripe for state police, the Governor of Zamfara State, Dr. Abdulaziz Abubakar ,said Tuesday. Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdul’aziz Abubakar...

Tue Apr 24th, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara emirate decries military’s late responses to herdsmen’s attacks

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By John Gabriel GUSAU—ANKA emirate council in Zamfara State has decried what it described as the late military’s late response to killings in the area and declared three days mourning,...

Tue Apr 24th, 2018     Read More →

Lawmaker loses 4 grandchildren, 2 sisters, three children to auto crash

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Gusau – The Zamfara Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday confirmed the death of 10 persons in an auto crash. The victims included three biological children and seven other...

Tue Apr 24th, 2018     Read More →

Invasion of Senate/theft of Mace: Senate, House to decide Omo-Agege’s fate

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STRONG indications have emerged that following the invasion of the Senate by hoodlums last Wednesday and the snatching of its now recovered mace, the Senate and the House of Representatives will...

Sun Apr 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Fresh massacre in Benue, Zamfara: 61 killed, 82 houses razed

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In what is becoming a weekly sordid ritual, 61 persons were, over the weekend, killed in separate dastardly incidents in Benue and Zamfara States. Whereas 31persons, mostly women and children,...

Sun Apr 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Kaduna to host volleyball coaches training – official

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The North West Zonal Office of Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports is organising a four-day coaching course in Kaduna to be sponsored by the President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Mr...

Sat Apr 21st, 2018     Read More →

Ekiti 2018: Fayose’s endorsement of Eleka in perspective

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Ekiti State governor and chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Ayodele Fayose was last week in the news for reasons not exactly noble or totally unreasonable....

Sat Apr 21st, 2018     Read More →

At least 27 killed in gang violence in Zamfara

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A fresh outbreak of gang violence in northern Nigeria has left at least 27 people dead, locals told AFP on Friday, highlighting the volatile security situation in West Africa’s largest...

Fri Apr 20th, 2018     Read More →

It’s Politicking time For Nigerian Senators Again!

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Customarily, the atmosphere is adequately charged in anticipation of the 2019 general elections. The heat in the polity has intensified and hit many politicians in Nigeria very badly, with...

Fri Apr 20th, 2018     Read More →

NUJ Democracy Dividend tour kicks-off in Zamfara

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has said its democracy dividend tour of the 36 states of the federation will commence in Zamfara on Friday. A terse...

Fri Apr 20th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Herdsmen/Farmer clashes: Over 257 killed this year – SGF

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Over Two hundred fifty seven persons were reportedly killed following the incessant clashes between the herdsmen and farmers, so far this year, the Secretary to the...

Thu Apr 19th, 2018     Read More →