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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 →

Boko Haram kills ISWAP fighters

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Boko Haram terrorists have killed Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters in Sunawa village, a border area with the Niger Republic, according to Al Thabat, an al-Qaida-affiliated media...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Payments from government accounts to personal account drops from 98.4% to 94%

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Muhammadu Buhari Payments from public accounts to personal accounts by public ministries and agencies have reduced from 98.4% to 94%, BudgIT and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre( CISLAC)...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Niger State governor receives 53 rescued bus passengers

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Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello Sunday night received 53 rescued passengers of Niger State Transport Authority bus. Bello received them at the government house, Minna, two weeks after...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Seven bodies, black box, items recovered in military jet crash

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The black box and cockpit recorder of Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Beachcraft airplane, which crashed yesterday, have been recovered. Seven persons killed in the accident have been recovered and...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

New Petroleum Industry Bill: Matters arising

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The passage of the nation’s Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) appears to have been jinxed for over 20 years now, going by the range of disputes hovering over the proposed law. Yet, its...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

CCB probes Akpabio over alleged N100m bribe

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Akpabio • May declare NDDC boss wanted over asset declaration Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) is probing Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Godswill Akpabio, for allegedly bribing its...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

SERAP urges recovery of alleged missing funds in UBEC, SUBEBs

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Pupils in the classroom Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order probe of allegations of corruption in the Universal Basic Education...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Court orders suspension of AKK gas pipeline project

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AKK gas pipeline A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has ordered the immediate suspension of Ajaokuta, Kaduna and Kano (AKK) Gas Pipelines project in Kano State. In an ex parte motion granted by...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Abiodun urges FG to flush out criminals from forests

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Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has urged the Federal Government to act swiftly to rid the country’s forests of criminals launching attacks on innocent citizens. Abiodun, who stated this,...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Cleric blames insecurity on governors’ helplessness, seeks state police, restructuring

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ECWA Church, Airport Road, Kano. PHOTO: MURTALA ADEWALE National President of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Reverend Stephen Baba Panya, has lamented that governors are unable to...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Security expert urges more protection of schools, rescue of Kagara pupils

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Ona Ekhomu Security expert, Dr Ona Ekhomu, has urged the Federal Government to adopt ‘Makama Strategy’ to secure the release of the school children in Kagara, Rafi Local Government...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Difficult terrain, funding, threaten APC registration exercise in Cross River

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Minister of, Federal Ministry of Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba Difficult terrain, funding, lack of materials are threatening the ongoing registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Crashed NAF aircraft scheduled to conduct surveillance over abducted Kagara students/teachers

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PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUAThe Nigerian Air Force Sunday said the Beechcraft KingAir B350i (NAF 201), which crashed while returning to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja after reporting...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

NDDC to train unemployed youths at Innoson Motors

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nddc The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says all is now set for the training of indigent Niger Delta youths on technical skills at Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company. This is...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →