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Nigerian Air Force trains 200 personnel abroad

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday Tuesday said that it was currently training no fewer than 200 personnel in nine different countries to further enhance the capacity of its officials in air...

Wed Nov 11th, 2020     Read More →

Subscribers consume 125,149.86TB of data as 4G coverage hits 37%

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Fourth-Generation (4G) mobile network coverage in Nigeria currently hovers around 37 per cent, amid demand for improved and ubiquitous telephony services. 4G is the fourth generation of...

Wed Nov 11th, 2020     Read More →

Kano cracks down on beer, despite N40.6b remittance

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Despite benefitting from proceeds of alcohol sale through the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), Kano State Government, for religious reasons, destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer...

Wed Nov 11th, 2020     Read More →

Reps rue N11b allocation to police to combat crime

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Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu (right); Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Usman Kumo and member of the panel, Victor Nwokolo, during budget defence by...

Wed Nov 11th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerians query 25-year-old quota policy in varsity admissions

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Academics, among other Nigerians, have called for urgent review or scrapping of the nation’s quota policy in varsity admissions to promote equity and national development. In a bid to ensure...

Tue Nov 10th, 2020     Read More →

Bagudu swears-in 3 new commissioners

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[FILES] Bagudu. Photo: NigeriaHPGov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has sworn in three new commissioners as members of the State Executive Council. Speaking at the ceremony on Monday, in...

Mon Nov 9th, 2020     Read More →

Aftermath of #EndSARS protest: Rebuilding amid security worries

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Two weeks and four days after the recent #EndSARS protest turned violent, resulting in unprecedented destruction of both private and public properties in many states of the federation, the...

Sat Nov 7th, 2020     Read More →

9.8 Nigerians are currently food insecure, says FOA

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The Cadre Hamonise report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation ((FAO) has revealed that 9.8 million people in 16 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory were...

Sat Nov 7th, 2020     Read More →

Why the Shehu Sani recommendation will not work

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A political activist/former Senator, Shehu Sani, is quoted as giving “recommendation” to President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB), on Monday, August 31, 2020, on how the ethno religious crisis...

Fri Nov 6th, 2020     Read More →

FAO launches Oct/Nov 2020 food security, nutrition report

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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations on Thursday in Abuja launched the Oct/Nov 2020 food insecurity and nutrition report, known as “Cadre Harmonise...

Thu Nov 5th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian Army engaged in 33 states over insecurity, says Sen. Ndume

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Sen. Ali Ndume, Chairman Senate Committee on Army, says the Nigerian Army has been engaged in 33 states towards addressing security challenges across the country. Ndume stated this in Birnin Kebbi...

Thu Nov 5th, 2020     Read More →

Kebbi generates N8 billion out of N9 billion target for 2020

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Chairman of Kebbi State Board of Internal Revenue Iliyasu Arzika Jega has said that the agency has generated N8 billion out of N9 billion targeted for internal generating revenue in 2020. Jega...

Thu Nov 5th, 2020     Read More →

Federalism is the answer, after all - Part 2

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As this newspaper specifically noted here on September 1, 2016, restructuring and federalism have become the most misrepresented words even by those who should understand and work for their...

Thu Nov 5th, 2020     Read More →

Army kills 75 terrorists, loses four soldiers in six weeks

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Troops of Operation Fire Ball, Nigerian Army, said they had killed 75 Boko Haram terrorists in the Timbuktu triangle clearance operations in the North-East region. x Acting Director of Defence...

Thu Nov 5th, 2020     Read More →

Former Borno State governor says Zulum is 'better than me'

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The immediate past governor of Borno State Kashim Shettima has said his successor Babagana Zulum is “better than me in all ramifications.” Shettima, now representing Borno Central...

Tue Nov 3rd, 2020     Read More →