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Average price of kerosene decreases in July — NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene decreased to N316.03 in July from N316.43 in June. FILE: The struggle to...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Joint ICPC, FRSC, DSS team nab 37 FRSC officials, 5 others for extortion

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By Soni Daniel Abuja—A team of security operatives has arrested 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, for allegedly extorting motorists on the highways. The team, comprising...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Extortion of motorists: Joint inter-agency team arrests 37 road safety officials, others

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A Joint Inter-Agency Team, led by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arrested 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for allegedly...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Criminal herdsmen: South-East states raise forest guards

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By Anayo Okoli, Peter Okutu & Chinonso Alozie ENUGU—FOLLOWING the decision of the South-East governors to set up forest guards to check the destructive and criminal activities of some...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Humanitarian Day: Lawmaker seeks Support for Aid Workers

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By Monsuru Olowoopejo The Chairman ad-hoc committee on budget, Gbolahan Yishawu, has urged the Federal and State Governments to provide adequate support to aid workers that risked their lives to...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

FG, ECOWAS commission pledge to provide basic amenities in Northeast

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The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, says the commission in collaboration with Nigerian Government will provide boreholes, rehabilitate damaged schools and health...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

Ekweremadu’s attack: I didn’t suspend my medical check-up in Germany – Orji Kalu

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Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu, has described as unfounded, social media reports that he suspended his planned medical check-up to Germany because of what happened to Sen. Ike...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

IPOB’s attack on Ekweremadu, warning to Igbo leaders – Kanu

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By Henry Umoru, Vincent Ujumadu, Levinus Nwabughiogu & Dirisu Yakubu •It’s shamefully pathetic — FG •Reps to seek protection for political leaders while...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

Buratai: Nigerian Army’s symbol of discipline

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By Nkechi Odoma The office of the Chief of Army Staff ( COAS) is powerful anywhere by every yardstick of perception. The occupant of the exalted office, and in the case of Nigeria now, Lt. Gen....

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Security: Police, NSCDC solicit public support

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A Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Nasarawa State, SP Ahmed Lafiya, has solicited for public support and cooperation in crime prevention and control in the state. File: Police officers on...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ekweremadu: Anyaso join others to condemn attack, charges Youth on constructive dialogue

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Following yesterday’s attack on a former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu in Germany, a House of Representative’s candidate under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: We will extend sensitisation to other Southeast states- Miyetti Allah

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The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), South-East zone says it will extend the shutdown of cattle markets and settlement in other states in the zone in the bid to purge...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Kalu condemns attack on Ekweramadu in Germany

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Abuja – The Chief Whip of the Ninth Senate, Dr Orji Kalu has condemned the attack on the former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweramadu in Germany by some members of the Indigenous...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ekweremadu: IPOB spanked the wrong hose – Shehu Sani

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Senator Shehu Sani, has said that Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB spanked the wrong Horse with the Wrong Whip on the wrong track has condemned the attack on the former Deputy Senate President,...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ekweremadu’s attack is un-Igbo – Abaribe

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By Nwafor Sunday The senator representing Abia-South senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate president, Dr Ike Ekweremadu by members identified...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →