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NCDC records 1,444 new infections, total now 110,387

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,444 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website late on Sunday. x The News...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

The humanity in Ngillari

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It was Tuesday morning, December 20, 2018 I was in for a bit of surprise. My father Malam Babagana Saleh of blessed memory (died on December 18, 2020) had asked me to take him to his boss’s...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Troops neutralise 64 terrorists in land operation, several others in airstrikes – DHQ

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Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and its subsidiary Operation Tura Takaibango, have eliminated no fewer than 64 terrorists in different encounters in the North East...

Thu Jan 14th, 2021     Read More →

Be fair to this government, Buhari tells critics

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Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVPresident Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians especially the elite to be fair in their criticism of his administration. Buhari spoke on Thursday in Abuja...

Thu Jan 14th, 2021     Read More →

Lawan deplores excuses for poor performance by leaders

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, yesterday, expressed disappointment that political leaders have continued to provide excuses as cover up for their failures in governance. According to him, the...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

Suicide bomber kills six Nigerian troops: military

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Six Nigerian soldiers were killed when a jihadist rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into them during a clash in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, two military sources said Tuesday. The...

Tue Jan 12th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria’s quest for unity: Dissecting Ahmad Lawan

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Quite frankly, Nigeria is in short supply of leaders who demonstrate that public office is basically an avenue for selfless service to humanity. The country is lacking in public officials who seek...

Tue Jan 12th, 2021     Read More →

[email protected]: A man of candour and focus

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High political office is surrounded on all sides by distractions. Experience best teaches this. It is not enough to take into the office a vision and a mission, you will find once there, enough to...

Tue Jan 12th, 2021     Read More →

Jihadists kill 13 soldiers in northeast Nigeria

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ISWAP Thirteen soldiers have died in an ambush by jihadist fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) group in volatile northeastern Nigeria, two army sources told AFP on...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: infections in Nigeria surpass 100,000

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 100,000 on Jan.10 after 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087. The Nigeria Centre for...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

Troops eliminate 28 terrorists in Yobe

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Troops of the newly inaugurated Operation Tura Takaibango, a subsidiary Operation of Operation Lafiya Dole, eliminated 28 Boko Haram terrorists in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe on...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

How COVID-19, climate change marred agric sector in 2020

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Agricultural sector High prices of foodstuffs in the country have been attributed to poor agricultural productivity in 2020, as the sector was marred by COVID-19 pandemic, climate-induced floods...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

Buhari urges Commission to assist in lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty

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Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities to play its roles adequately to enable the government to realise its objective of...

Thu Jan 7th, 2021     Read More →

Goodbye, year of stone-throwing politics

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Muhammadu Buhari The nation’s polity began the year 2020 with the bittersweet hangover of the 2019 general election. Three months earlier, the Supreme Court had declared: “We have...

Tue Jan 5th, 2021     Read More →

Police arrest four men for allegedly gang raping 2 minors in Yobe

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The Police Command in Yobe on Monday said it had arrested four men for allegedly gang raping minors in various parts of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Dungus...

Mon Jan 4th, 2021     Read More →