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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 →

NSCDC arrests suspected cattle rustler, drug dealer

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The Katsina State Command, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said it had arrested a suspected cattle rustler and a drug dealer in the state. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of...

Wed Sep 15th, 2021     Read More →

Telecom companies and customers’ protection

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The gains of the telecommunications sector appear to be gradually eroding with the creeping in of complacency and indolence by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the various...

Wed Sep 15th, 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 →

Interrogating renewed calls for self-defence to curb insecurity

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Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari recently called on residents of the state to defend themselves, following massive cases of abductions and killings by terrorists. It was a clear call on...

Tue Sep 14th, 2021     Read More →

ASUU deplores proliferation, neglect of varsities

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Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) has lamented the proliferation and subsequent neglect of state-owned universities in the country. The Coordinator of Sokoto Zone, Jamilu Shehu, at a...

Tue Sep 14th, 2021     Read More →