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Chad declares Lake areas 'war zone' after deadly Boko Haram attack

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Chad has declared two departments near Lake Chad a “war zone”, giving local authorities more powers as they respond to an attack by Boko Haram jihadists that killed nearly 100...

Fri Mar 27th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Governor Masari orders closure of land borders with 4 States, Niger Republic

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Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has announced the closure of all land borders with neighbouring states and Niger Republic, as part of measures to contain possible spread of Covid-19 to the...

Fri Mar 27th, 2020     Read More →

Victor Ndoma-Egba: The contours of an icon at 64

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Victor Ndoma-Egba When Senator Ndoma-Egba turned 64 on Saturday, the 7th day of March 2020, President Buhari publicly acknowledged him in glowing terms. The President in his goodwill message...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

Diri denies contact with Kyari, Wike bans uninvited guests to government house

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Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, yesterday said he has had no close contact with Chief of Staff (COS) to the President, Abba Kyari, before or after he (Kyari) tested positive for...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

Covid-19: Governor Bello of Niger goes into self-isolation

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Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State has gone into self-isolation along with members of his family as a precautionary measure against the spread of Coronavirus in the state. Dr Maku Sidi, the state...

Wed Mar 25th, 2020     Read More →

APO Group to support African governments in the fight against COVID-19

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APO Group, leading pan-African communication and business consultancy, today announced they will support the dissemination of coronavirus-related information from African governments to the press...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Court asked to declare NDDC interim mgt committee illegal

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Registered trustees of the Niger Delta Youth Forum have filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking the dissolution of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

PIND canvasses gender equality in Niger Delta, FG empowers women, youths

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The Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) has canvassed a collaborative development of ideas, solutions and responsibilities by stakeholders to deepen gender equality in...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

A celebration of Olawale Oshun at 70

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Growing up at Oke-Bola Ibadan, behind the famous Ibadan Boys High School and Papa Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s House, and even attending the Primary School section of that School, exposed me to...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Vulture population in crisis amid environmental benefits

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The illegal trade in the vultures, especially for ritual rites, domestic food, protein supplement and the use of its egg for moneymaking rituals as well as cure of madness, has caused a nearly...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Bayelsa Govt shuts schools, restricts gathering in worship centres, clubs

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Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa, on Saturday, directed the closure of all public and private schools in the state from March 26 as part of the measures to curb the spread of coronavirus. Diri in a...

Sun Mar 22nd, 2020     Read More →

When Christ Holy Church celebrated late founder after 40years

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Judging by the wild jubilation and celebrations that recently attended the full week of activities marking the 40 years anniversary of his death and burial, first General Superintendent of wave...

Sat Mar 21st, 2020     Read More →

ZMSG confirms 7 dead in bandits attack

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Zamfara Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Dauran, on Thursday confirmed the killing of seven persons by bandits at Malele village, Mutunji District of Dansadau emirate in...

Thu Mar 19th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Niger Government closes public, private schools

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The Niger Government has directed the closure of Public and Private Schools as well as Tertiary Institutions across the State for 30 days from March 23 as part of efforts to check the spread of...

Thu Mar 19th, 2020     Read More →

STATE OF THE NATION: Nigeria toying with disintegration without restructuring — Senator Okon

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Kindly Share This Story:Elder statesman, Senator Anietie Okon, served in the Senate between 1999 and 2003. In this interview, the pioneer national publicity secretary of the People’s...

Thu Mar 19th, 2020     Read More →