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Go after criminals, not innocent civilians, commander charges troops

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[FILES] Nigerian Army PHOTO: Twitter<br />Maj.-Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), which is maintaining peace in Plateau and...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

645 new infections, 18 deaths in one day in Nigeria

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A building of the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) is pictured, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Lagos, Nigeria May 7, 2020. Picture taken May 7, 2020....

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Gundu: Why herders/farmers clashes, killings remain intractable

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Gundu Inter-communal crises accentuated by herders versus farmers’ clashes and killings ravaging the country are fast threatening the country’s unity. Unfortunately, government and...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Dearth of infrastructure on Lagos suburbs

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Sir: In the early part of the 20th century, Ikorodu was a moderately prosperous, if sleepy little fishing and trading village, enjoying the benefits of its pristine lagoon coast and the rich...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC registers 1,143 new infections, 13 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 1,143 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 145,664. The NCDC disclosed this on its...

Sun Feb 14th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria collapsing on your watch, PDP cautions Buhari

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed deep concerns over rising sectional disagreements and violent conflicts in various parts of the country. It observed that the conflicts are being...

Sun Feb 14th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC reports 1,005 new COVID-19 infections, 24 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 24 deaths in 24 hours and 1,005 new cases of the coronavirus. The total number of COVID-19 infections in Africa’s most populous nation...

Sat Feb 13th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 938 new infections, 8 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 938 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 143,516. The NCDC disclosed this on...

Fri Feb 12th, 2021     Read More →

Senate summons CBN, SEC over ban on cryptocurrency

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The recent ban of Cryptocurrency transactions in Nigeria by the Central Bank of Nigeria has prompted the Senate to summon the Governor of Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele, and Securities Exchange...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 1,131 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 1,131 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 142,578. The NCDC disclosed...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

Restructuring for resolution of herdsmen-farmers conflicts

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[FILES] A Hausa-Fulani boy stands while his cattle is grazing near some farms in the outskirts of Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria, on April 22, 2019. – Massive expansion of farming in Nigeria...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

EFCC raids 'Yahoo Boys' hideouts in Osun, Ogun, Jos, arrests 45 suspects

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The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 39 internet fraud suspects, known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo Boys’. Ten of them were arrested at...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,056 new infections, 21 deaths – NCDC

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Nigeria recorded 1,056 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 141,447. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

Open grazing not sustainable, say northern governors

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Grazing• Canvass alternative methods of livestock production The Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) may have been hit by the reality that open grazing is no longer fashionable in...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

Bird Flu: Plateau depopulates 5 poultry farms in Jos

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The Plateau Government has depopulated and closed five poultry farms at Dung Community in Jos North Local Government Area of the state. The steps were taken due to the outbreak of Avian Influenza,...

Tue Feb 9th, 2021     Read More →