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NAF appoints new branch chiefs, redeploys AOCs, others

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA– The Nigerian Air Force, NAF,has announced appointment of new branch chiefs and redeployment of two Air Officers Commandings, AOCs as well as other senior officers in...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

Land grabbing behind herdsmen-farmers crisis – Yuguda

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FORMER Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda on Tuesday said that land grabbing and population explosion were responsible for the crisis between farmers and...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

‘Average price of cooking gas decreases in June’

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price for refilling of a five-kilogramme (kg) cylinder of cooking gas decreased to N1,995.38 in June from N2,028.04 in May. Cooking...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Pregnancy: Travails of teenage mothers in Plateau State

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… As ignorance of family planning fuels unplanned pregnancy By Marie-Therese Nanlong It is no longer news that teenage pregnancies or unintended or unplanned pregnancies are commonplace in...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Edo Assembly clears six commissioner-nominees

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The Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA) has cleared six commissioner-nominees whose names were recently sent to the House by Governor Godwin Obaseki in a major cabinet reshuffle. L-R:...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

60 protest “unjust sack” by bank, call for government’s intervention

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Kaduna, – About 60 staff of a bank in Kaduna , on Monday, took to the street to protest what they termed “unjust sack” and called for government intervention. The Northern...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Gov. Mohammed of Bauchi appoints new HOS

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Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Nasiru Yalwa as the state’s new Head of Civil Service (HOS). Bala Mohammed Dr Ladan Salihu, the governor’s...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Again, coalition renews call for retirement of service chiefs

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Says retention of security chiefs not promoting career development in military By Joseph Erunke A coalition of civil society organisations under the banner of Coalition of Civil Rights for...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Food scarcity, banned imports and the grim reaper

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By Dele Sobowale “An army marches on its stomach.” Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ, p 14. Nigeria has two armies. The first army, called “a nation...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Edo, Bauchi Assembly Crises: Speakers’ Conference lauds NASS intervention

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The Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, has commended the National Assembly (NASS) for its intervention to resolve the crises rocking Edo and...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Does Buhari remember his campaign promises? By Tony Eluemunor

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What really do Nigerians make of President Mohammadu Buhari’s or for that matter, any politician’s promises? Stretch this further and you would come to the question whether politicians...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Coalition lauds Buhari, Nigerian Army for promoting officers

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The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has reacted to the recent promotion of two senior officers of the Nigerian Army. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari salutes during an...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Adeosun decorated Lieutenant General

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The Nigerian Army on Friday decorated the newly promoted Lt.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu and Capt. Abubakar Danjibrin at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji in Kaduna...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

How JTF rigged polls for APC — Wirness By Ikechukwu Nnochiri

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Hearing resumed before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja yesterday, with a collation agent, Mr. Bukar Petrol, narrating how the Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF,...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Over 500 street gang members repent, surrender arms in Bauchi

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Over 500 members of violent street gangs in Bauchi State, locally known as Sara-Suka, have repented and surrendered their arms to the police. The gang members from 20 different notorious groups...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →