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Critics of Buhari on borrowing are insincere – Lai Mohammed

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says those ramping up the criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration on borrowing are insincere. x The minister...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

UN bodies complete EU livelihood projects in Borno

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United NationsWorld Food Programme (WFP), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and United Nations Women have completed livelihood projects initiated by the European Union (EU) in Borno...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

NCDC announces three additional COVID-19 related deaths, 513 new cases

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Fourteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have announced 513 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to figures released on Wednesday morning by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

EFCC arrests three ‘spiritualists’ for N16m get-rich-quick scheme

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Operatives of the Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a self-acclaimed spiritualist, Mohammed Ibrahim and his accomplice, Ibrahim Abubakar...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

Kano Naval Base and the scramble for national cake

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Many cynical reactions and some outright condemnations greeted the announcement recently of the approval by the Nigerian Navy to establish a naval base in Kano State, Northern Nigeria. According...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

FG to build 500 homes in Bauchi

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To tackle housing deficit in the North East region, the Federal Government has commenced construction of 500 housing units in Bauchi State. The mass housing project promoted by the North East...

Mon Sep 20th, 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 →

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 →

FG restates commitment to return refugees to Nigeria

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[FILES] Hajiya Sadiya FarouqThe Federal Government is determined to ensure that Nigerian Refugees are returned to the country in safety and indignity. Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, Minister of...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

Mass killing of bandits in order, says Ndume

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The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, has endorsed the ongoing onslaught against bandits, including kidnappers, in the North West geopolitical zone of the country. Ndume told...

Fri Sep 17th, 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 →

Worry over mass abductions as schools resume today

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Schools resume today for the commencement of the 2021/2022 academic session across the country but it won’t be a cheery return for thousands of pupils, especially in Northern Nigeria,...

Mon Sep 13th, 2021     Read More →

Experience, credibility take centre stage as APC, PDP shop for chairmen 

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As the two dominant political parties, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), begin the process for the election of their national officers, issues of...

Sun Sep 12th, 2021     Read More →

Much ado over alleged power-shift pact between Buhari, Tinubu

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Not many Nigerians initially paid attention to the remarks by the incumbent Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, who had on August 29 said he was not aware of any pact between President...

Sun Sep 12th, 2021     Read More →

Mix reactions trail APC Congresses in North East

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All Progressives Congress (APC) flagStakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the North East have expressed divergent views over the Sept. 4 Local Government Congress of the...

Fri Sep 10th, 2021     Read More →