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Nigeria records 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 477 new infections

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Public Health Teams PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded three deaths and 477 new COVID-19 infections in 17 states and the FCT on Friday. NCDC said in its report...

Sat Sep 25th, 2021     Read More →

Customs intercepts 202 motorcycles from suspected bandits in Katsina

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) has intercepted 202 motorcycles from suspected bandits and their collaborators in Katsina State between August and September. x The Acting Controller of the state...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

How UNICEF is fighting severe, moderate acute malnutrition in Sokoto State

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FILE PHOTO: A banner with the UNICEF logo is seen hanging on a makeshift school at an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp on the outskirts of Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria June 6, 2017....

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Demand for rail services rises as NRC generates N2.1bn in six months

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) generated N2.1 billion as revenue from passengers and cargo within the first half of 2021 an apparent reflection of the rising demand for rail services in...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Experts divided over NNPC board as Buhari writes Senate to amend PIA

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Barely one month after assenting to the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari is asking the Senate to amend the act that was passed by the National Assembly on July 1. The...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Individual, community compromise fuel banditry, says Kogi governor

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Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has blamed the increase in banditry in some parts of the country to compromise by individuals and their various communities. Bello said this, yesterday, in...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria's military crackdown puts squeeze on bandit gangs

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Soldiers stand on attention during a guard of honour for the newly appointed Nigerian military chiefs’ arrival at the Maiduguri Airforce base in Maiduguri, Nigeria, on January 31, 2021....

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

Police arrest 5 persons in Katsina suspected of supplying bandits with petrol

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The Katsina State Police command says it has arrested five persons suspected to be supplying bandits with petroleum products, in addition to a suspected kidnapper in the state. PHOTO: NAN The...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

INEC suspends CVR in Katsina, to begin display for corrections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in Katsina State. x This was disclosed in a statement issued to newsmen on...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

NJC recommends appointment of 6 Chief Judges, 31 others as Judicial officers

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The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of six Chief Judges and 31 others as Judicial Officers to beef up judicial functions in some states and the Federal Capital...

Sun Sep 19th, 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 →

The kidnap crisis in Northern Nigeria

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The remaining wares of students of Bethel Baptist High School are seen inside the school premises as parent of abducted students pray for the return of their children whom were abducted by gunmen...

Sat Sep 18th, 2021     Read More →

Kerosene, cooking gas prices increase in August – NBS

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KeroseneThe National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average price per litre paid by consumers for household kerosene increased to N400.01 in August from N397.34 in July. A report obtained...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

‘Why goverment should demand user charges for road rehabilitation’

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Professor Samuel Odewumi of the School of Transport, Lagos State University (LASU), has urged the government to emphasise user charges as a means of augmenting the budgetary allocation for road...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

Federalism is the answer, after all - Part 47

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Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Muhammad Nami,Nelson Mandela’s autobiography is titled, Long Walk to Freedom. Our hope is that the deepening contradictions of the skewed...

Thu Sep 16th, 2021     Read More →