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APC postpones flag-off of Anambra governorship election campaign

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Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Anambra Gubernatorial Election, Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State (left); Chairman, APC Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala...

Sat Oct 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Akume explains massive defection of opposition members to APC

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[FILES] APC BannerThe recent defection of opposition members to All Progressives Congress (APC) has been attributed to the unassuming leadership style of Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman, APC...

Sat Oct 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Afenifere, PANDEF tackle Buhari over independence day speech

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President Muhammadu<br />Buhari PHOTO: FACEBOOK/Femi Adesina Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has criticised the 61st Independence Day speech by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it was...

Sat Oct 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Cholera claimed 2, 791 Nigerians in 28 states, FCT in 9 months –NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that cholera had claimed 2, 791 lives across 28 states and the Federal Capital Territory since the beginning of 2021. The Director-General,...

Fri Oct 1st, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria at 61: Don’t despair over current challenges, Buhari tells Nigerians

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• We will track down financiers of Igboho, Kanu for threatening our national security • Buhari reiterates restoration of Twitter after fulfilling conditions • Lawan urges unity,...

Fri Oct 1st, 2021     Read More →

Three govs beg World Bank to complete MCRP in North East

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Governors Babagana Zulum, Ahmadu Fintiri and Mai Mala Buni of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY) states have begged the World Bank to speedily complete the Multi Sectorial Crises Recovery Projects...

Thu Sep 30th, 2021     Read More →

Ohanaeze tasks Northern leaders on unity, Nigeria’s survival

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Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned that opposition by Northern leaders to power shift in 2023 could spell doom for the country. President General of Ohanaeze...

Wed Sep 29th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria air strike kills 20 fishermen: sources

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At least 20 fishermen were killed accidentally in a Nigerian military strike on a jihadist camp in northeast Nigeria, two security sources and locals told AFP on Monday. x A Nigerian fighter jet...

Tue Sep 28th, 2021     Read More →

Yobe farm estate to generate 1.1m daily from egg sales- NALDA Boss

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The Executive Secretary of NALDA, Mr Paul Ikonne said the newly commissioned bird intergrated Farm Estate in Yobe would generate 1.1 million Naira daily from egg sales for the Federal...

Mon Sep 27th, 2021     Read More →

Chibok girls and the value of quality education

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Some of the 21 freed Chibok girls are received at the Nigerian Vice President office in Abuja on October 13, 2016. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA / AFP By April 14, 2014 when Boko Haram terrorists abducted...

Mon Sep 27th, 2021     Read More →

CAN veritable force for peace, unity, social justice — Osinbajo

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[FILES] OsinbajoVice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has been a veritable force for peace, unity and social justice. Osinbajo was among notable Nigerians...

Sun Sep 26th, 2021     Read More →

7 Soldiers, 4 civilian JTF feared Killed In ISWAP ambush

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The Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists have killed seven soldiers and four Civilian JTF in an ambush along the Marte/Dikwa axis of Borno State. Confirming the incident...

Sun Sep 26th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 477 new infections

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Public Health Teams PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded three deaths and 477 new COVID-19 infections in 17 states and the FCT on Friday. NCDC said in its report...

Sat Sep 25th, 2021     Read More →

Truck drivers protest in Adamawa, Niger, block roads

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AdamawaNo fewer than 250 truck drivers have blocked the 60-kilometre Yola/Numan road in protest against alleged police brutality along the highway. The protest, which commenced last Thursday at...

Sat Sep 25th, 2021     Read More →

Demand for rail services rises as NRC generates N2.1bn in six months

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) generated N2.1 billion as revenue from passengers and cargo within the first half of 2021 an apparent reflection of the rising demand for rail services in...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →