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Humanitarian day: Group lauds security agencies for protecting lives, property

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Network of Civil Society Organisation, Borno, on Monday commended security agencies in the country for their relentless effort in securing and protecting the territorial sovereignty. Chairman of...

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 →

Those who attacked me were under the influence of alcohol, drugs – Ekweremadu

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…Says he has forgiven them …Says ‘We will leave IPOB, Kanu to Verdict of History’ …Igbo, Nigerian leaders free to travel to anywhere …I believe in justice for...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

UPDATED: How Lagos lawmakers confirm 35 Sanwo-Olu’s nominees, reject three others

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..As Sanwo-Olu swears-in 9 PSs, redeploy others By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Ebun Sessou The full inauguration of commissioners and Special Advisers of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s...

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 →

Pharmacists establish 24-hr centres to check drug, chemical abuse nationwide

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By Chioma Obinna Hope of survival has risen for Nigerians exposed to untoward effects of drugs, substances of abuse and poisons as the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, upscaled its...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

2019 Presidential Poll: Why Atiku was not declared winner, INEC tells tribunal

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..says PDP failed to challenge Buhari’s eligibility in court By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed before the Presidential...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

‘We need a Minister of Health, not Minister of Medical Doctors’

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On the health portfolio, the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, said: First, the President should choose somebody who has familiarity with healthcare...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

How I would have assigned portfolios — Onovo, ex-NCP presidential candidate

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By Chinwoke Akoma Chief Martin Onovo, the presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party, NCP, the party founded by the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi, in the 2019 general elections, speaks on...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Sallah: North-East residents want stakeholders to emulate Buratai, Nigeria Army

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Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm. This much was...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

NEMA urges collaboration in providing safety for humanitarian workers

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The Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Mustapha Maihaja, has called for collaboration with Nigerians in providing safety to aid workers exposed to risk in the course...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s decision that changed Boko Haram’s narrative

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By David Onmeje A South African adage says;” Even an ant can hurt an elephant.” So, on May 29, 2015, when President Muhammadu Buhari took the oath of office as Nigeria’s...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian soldier: When will enough be enough?

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Nigerian soldier By Tony Eluemunor What really is the effect of the military and paramilitary uniform on the average wearer? Does it give them an uncommon sense of responsibility and remarkable...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

3 soldiers killed as troops foil Boko Haram attack in Borno

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soldiers Three soldiers have reportedly been killed when troops of Operation Lafiya Dole averted a Boko Haram attack on Molai village in Borno State. Buratai: Epitomising courage In...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Those calling for revolution ‘re evil minded — Abdullahi, Nasarawa speaker

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revolution By David Odama NASARAWA State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, is not happy with those agitating for revolution and wants them to utilise constitutional means to change...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →