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Police confirm kidnap of 12 persons, rescue of 2 victims in Kaduna community

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The Police Command in Kaduna State, on Thursday confirmed the kidnapping of 12 persons in a fresh attack on a community in the state. The abductors were said to have invaded Awon/Mothercat...

Thu Jun 24th, 2021     Read More →

Gunmen kidnap former lawmaker, others in Abuja hotel

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Palpable fear has gripped residents of Tunga Maje village, near Zuba in Abuja over the kidnap Hon. Friday Sani Makama, Prince Frederick Adejoh and others yet to be identified from their Hilltop...

Thu Jun 24th, 2021     Read More →

Air fares spike as aviation fuel nears N300/litre at airports

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Despite an upswing in the global price of crude oil and attendant blessings for oil-producing countries, the price of aviation fuel has spiked nationwide and much to the pains of airlines and...

Thu Jun 24th, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity in Oyo State: What is Seyi Makinde doing with his security vote?

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The past few weeks have seen the reportage of insecurity in Oyo State rising. Right after the Twitter suspension by the Federal Government of Nigeria and Governor Seyi Makinde’sclear stand...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 39 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has recorded 39 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total numbers of cases in the country to 167,331. x The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Nigerian school kidnap victims escape sleeping guards

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Fifteen Nigerian hostages have escaped from their abductors as they slept, weeks after they were among more than 130 pupils and teachers snatched by gunmen from an Islamic seminary, the...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Breach of MoU: NLC threatnes face-off with Kaduna Govt

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to resume its suspended strike over an alleged breach of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Kaduna State Government. x The NLC...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

NLC set to resume strike in Kaduna

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is poised to resume its suspended industrial action in Kaduna State. Consequently, it directed its state council and affiliate unions to mobilise for the latest...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

HURIWA demands sack of NSA, Gumi’s arrest

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Emmanuel Onwubiko Advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack his National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Police kill bandit, free expatriate in Kaduna

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The police in Kaduna State have killed a bandit and freed an Indian expatriate in a gun battle. They also recovered four fully-loaded AK-47 magazines. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Army boss Farouk Yahaya gets Senate's confirmation

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The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Major-General Farouk Yahaya as substantive Chief of Army Staff. x The confirmation came after the consideration of the report of the Joint Committee on...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

JAMB delists additional 6 CBT centres

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted additional six Computer Based Centres (CBT) over poor performance on the second day of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

INEC has removed 749 polling units from inappropriate locations, says Yakubu

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[FILES] INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. Photo; TWITTER/INECNIGERIAIt is my pleasure to welcome you all to our second meeting in less than one month, the last being the emergency session held...

Mon Jun 21st, 2021     Read More →

NALDA to support farmers in 6 states with tractors

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agriculture The Federal Government through the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) would provide tractors for farmers in six states for 2021 wet season farming to boost food...

Mon Jun 21st, 2021     Read More →

Lubricants import hits $500m, hikes maintenance cost by 300%

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Lack of refining capacity in Nigeria for basic fuels and other petroleum products has left the nation dependent on the importation of lubricants, with yearly expenditure likely to exceed the $500...

Mon Jun 21st, 2021     Read More →