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‘We need to examine 2014 Constitutional Conference report and have a United States Of Nigeria’

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Former Ondo State Military Administrator and Director, Nigerian National War College, Chief Olabode George, in this interview with OLAWUNMI OJO, SEYE OLUMIDE and YETUNDE AYOBAMI OJO, speaks on...

Sat Sep 12th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s cocoa production falls as Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire enjoy boom

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Production of cocoa as cash crop has dropped due to inadequate financing, among other factors. This is despite that cocoa is the nation’s leading cash crop in terms of export and second...

Fri Sep 11th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari tells CBN not to release forex for food, fertilizer importation

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday directed the Central Bank of Nigeria ”not to issue a kobo” of the country’s reserves for the importation of food items and fertilizer....

Thu Sep 10th, 2020     Read More →

Military kills several ISWAP terrorists, bandits, rescues kidnapped victims

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The Defence Headquarters says the military has killed several Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and bandits and also arrested their collaborators in the Northwest and Northeast zones during an...

Thu Sep 10th, 2020     Read More →

Troops capture 40 gang members of Benue militia leader Gana

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The Defence Headquarters has confirmed the killing of Terwase Akwaza, alias ‘Gana’ tagged the ‘most wanted criminal’ in Benue State. The Benue State Government had in 2015...

Thu Sep 10th, 2020     Read More →

Soldiers kill Benue’s ‘most wanted criminal,’ Gana

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Nigerian Army PHOTO: Twitter The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of Mr Terwase Akwaza, alias “Gana,” the ‘most wanted criminal’ in Benue state. The Commander, 4...

Wed Sep 9th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC discharges 218 patients in 24 hours, records 155 new infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that 218 Coronavirus (COVID-19), patients have recovered from the infection across the country in the last 24 hours. The NCDC made this known...

Tue Sep 8th, 2020     Read More →

Unusual ‘August break’ puts crops at risk

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Crop cultivation in the three geopolitical zones in the south and the North-Central Zone has been hampered as ‘August break’ extends from July to August 31, beyond the 25-day period...

Mon Aug 31st, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records lowest daily case of 221 new COVID-19

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Coronavirus PHOTO: iStock The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC made this known on its...

Thu Aug 27th, 2020     Read More →

Agency warns states contiguous to River Niger to brace up for impending flood

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As River Niger reaches red alert Following warning alert received from the Niger Basin Authority indicating that River Niger has reached Red alert of 6.60m the Nigerian Hydrological Service...

Wed Aug 26th, 2020     Read More →

We must make peace or we lose the North, Says ACF Chair Ogbeh

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Audu Ogbeh • Killings, criminality don’t build any society • It’s time for international partnership to end insurgency Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and former...

Wed Aug 26th, 2020     Read More →

Monarch identifies unresolved boundary demarcations as reason for Tiv, Jukun crisis

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The chairman Taraba state council of traditional rulers, Dr Shakarau Agyu, has identified the unresolved boundary demarcation between Benue and Taraba states, as the major reason for the incessant...

Mon Aug 24th, 2020     Read More →

At least 1,100 villagers killed in Nigeria this year: Amnesty

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More than 1,100 villagers have been killed this year by armed gangs in several states across central and northwest Nigeria, where raids have escalated, Amnesty International said in a report...

Mon Aug 24th, 2020     Read More →

78,120 farmers abandon food production in Borno, Taraba, others

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No fewer than 78,000 farmers in Borno, Katsina, Taraba, Plateau and other states in the north have abandoned their farmland as a result of attacks by Boko Haram terrorists, bandits and...

Mon Aug 24th, 2020     Read More →

How Governors’ forum split threatens Northern unity, security

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Northeast Governors: Ahmadu Fintiri (Adamawa)(left); Mai Mala Buni (Yobe); Darius Ishaku (Taraba); Inuwa Yakubu (Gombe); Bala Mohammed (Bauchi) and Prof. Babagana Zulum (Borno) • It’s...

Sun Aug 23rd, 2020     Read More →