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How unsafe schools reverse educational gains, development

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Education has increasingly come under attacks in the last one decade since insurgency gained momentum in Nigeria. The propensity of attacks launched on schools, especially in the last five years,...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

Northern group dissociates from Gumi’s comment on military

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Northern elders, under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CNEPD), have dissociated from recent comments credited to an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi,...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

Northern elders dissociate selves from Gumi’s position on Armed Forces of Nigeria

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NORTHERN elders have dissociated themselves from recent comments credited to an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, wherein he accused the military of triggering the raging banditry in parts of...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Gunmen kill three, kidnap nine women in Katsina

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Troops beat ultimatum, liberate Marte from B’Haram Gunmen have killed three persons, abducted nine women and injured many others in Sabuwa Council of Katsina State. The bandits, who...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Tongue as man’s worst enemy

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Even as figure of speech, I had thought this business of the tongue being a monster or a man’s most dangerous enemy was in the exclusive remit of literature. That was until I chanced on Kano...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

‘Bauchi governor should apologise for backing herdsers on carrying guns’

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said his Bauchi State counterpart, Bala Mohammed should apologise to Nigerians over his comment that herdsmen should carry guns and other weapons to defend...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Katsina children’s parliament decries sexual abuse, molestation

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Katsina State Children’s Parliament has lamented cases of sexual molestation of children by adults in parts of the state. Speaking yesterday when he met with representatives of Save the...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Kagara abduction, pointer to lessons not learnt

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It’s a pity that the #BringBackOurBoys has suddenly died down. It’s a pity that yet another group of schoolboys has been abducted. And it’s a pity that we don’t actually...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Terrorists kill six, kidnap 19 in Katsina, Kaduna

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Gunmen, Saturday night, shot one person dead, and wounded several others at Maikada community, in Safana Council of Katsina State. The gunmen, who reportedly stormed the village in their numbers,...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Kagara: We won’t pay ransom to secure release of abductees, FG insists

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[FILES] People walk past a signpost of the Government Science College where gunmen kidnapped dozens of students and staffs, in Kagara, Rafi Local Government Niger State, Nigeria on February 18,...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity: ACF charges FG to sit up

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Arewa leaders, under the aegis of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), while lamenting the pervasive insecurity in the country, especially in the north, have called on the Federal Government to sit...

Sat Feb 20th, 2021     Read More →

Terrorists, bandits killed 8,279 Nigerians in 2020, says U.S. report

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The United States (U.S.) Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has disclosed that terrorists, Islamic fundamentalists and bandits killed 8,279 Nigerians in 2020. x In the report,...

Wed Feb 17th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC registers 1,143 new infections, 13 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 1,143 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 145,664. The NCDC disclosed this on its...

Sun Feb 14th, 2021     Read More →

Zamfara denies paying N800m for abducted Kankara School boys’ release

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[FILES] A child wraps himself in a blanket while gathering at the Government House with other students from the Government Science Secondary school, in Kankara, in northwestern Katsina State,...

Sun Feb 14th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria collapsing on your watch, PDP cautions Buhari

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed deep concerns over rising sectional disagreements and violent conflicts in various parts of the country. It observed that the conflicts are being...

Sun Feb 14th, 2021     Read More →