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Truck drivers protest in Adamawa, Niger, block roads

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AdamawaNo fewer than 250 truck drivers have blocked the 60-kilometre Yola/Numan road in protest against alleged police brutality along the highway. The protest, which commenced last Thursday at...

Sat Sep 25th, 2021     Read More →

Demand for rail services rises as NRC generates N2.1bn in six months

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) generated N2.1 billion as revenue from passengers and cargo within the first half of 2021 an apparent reflection of the rising demand for rail services in...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Dangote reiterates potential in sugar master plan

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Dangote of Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF). Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV Chairman of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Aliko Dangote has said that the National Sugar Master Plan (NSMP) when executed as...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria's military crackdown puts squeeze on bandit gangs

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Soldiers stand on attention during a guard of honour for the newly appointed Nigerian military chiefs’ arrival at the Maiduguri Airforce base in Maiduguri, Nigeria, on January 31, 2021....

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: FCT leads with 121 as NCDC registers 393 infections, 6 deaths

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday topped the table of COVID-19 infections in the country, as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 393 cases and six COVID-19 related...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

External borrowing plan: Presidency lists projects, beneficiaries of $4b loan

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NigeriaFifteen projects, spread across the country’s six geo-political zones, are to be financed with more than $4b from multilateral institutions, under the 2018-2021 Medium Term (rolling)...

Sun Sep 19th, 2021     Read More →

Three judges face NJC probe over issuance of conflicting ex-parte orders

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The National Judicial Council (NJC) has set up a probe panel to investigate three High Court judges who issued conflicting ex-parte orders on the same subject matter. NJC directed the three judges...

Sat Sep 18th, 2021     Read More →

PDP inaugurates convention committee, charges zoning committee to submit report next week

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Former senate president, Adolphus Wabara (left); House of Representatives Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu; another former senate president, Bukola Saraki and Senator Dino Melaye during the...

Sat Sep 18th, 2021     Read More →

Group debunks Fani-Kayode’s claim of planned defection by 3 governors

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Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-KayodeThe Northern Youths Leaders Forum (NYLF) says Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has not and will never defect to APC as claimed by the party’s...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

No arrests so far in alleged Adamawa witchcrafts killings, say Police

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AdamawaThe Police in Adamawa has confirmed that three days after the murder of seven persons over allegations of witchcraft at Dasin Bwate village, Fufore Local Government Area (LGA) of the...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

FG to complete Cham-Numan road by December

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Fintiri. Photo/facebookWork on the Cham-Numan road in Adamawa awarded by the Federal Government in 2017 will be completed before the end of 2021, an official said on Friday. The project was...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

Borno government mulls upward review of water tariff

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[FILES] Water resourcesHajiya Mairo Bunu, Permanent Secretary, Borno State Ministry of Water Resources, says the state government is considering an upward review of water tariffs in line with...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

7 people killed over witchcraft in Adamawa – Police

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Police in Adamawa has confirmed the killing of seven people over allegations of witchcraft at Dasin Bwate village in Fufore Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. x DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, the...

Wed Sep 15th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria surpasses 200,000 coronavirus infections since Feb 2020 –NCDC

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Nigeria has surpassed 200,000 cases from the coronavirus pandemic 18 months after the first positive case was identified in an Italian traveller on Feb. 27, 2020, according to the Nigeria Centre...

Wed Sep 15th, 2021     Read More →

Cholera: NCDC reports 46 new deaths in one week

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 46 new deaths linked to suspected cholera cases were recorded in the country in the past week. x The NCDC said this via its officially verified...

Tue Sep 14th, 2021     Read More →