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Over 80,000 IDPs need food in Borno — Zulum

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Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has urged the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to address plights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in camps and communities. The over a...

Sun Jan 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Experts urge investment in labs to boost COVID-19 testing

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Experts in Neuroscience have called for more investment in laboratories to enable the country conduct more COVID-19 test for its citizens. In an interview with The Guardian, the experts, who...

Wed Dec 30th, 2020     Read More →

Mala-Buni commiserates with Potiskum fire victims

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Gov. Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe on Monday commiserated with victims of a fire outbreak that occurred at Potiskum Market. The fire which broke out in the early hours of Monday razed six traditional...

Mon Dec 28th, 2020     Read More →

How racketeering, climate change, others make local rice unaffordable

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During the 2020 Yuletide, Miss Folakemi Ojo made frantic attempts to attract buyers to a rice store where she worked as a sales attendant, but none branched at the store within Daleko Market, a...

Mon Dec 28th, 2020     Read More →

Yobe governor lauds army, pledges support to end insurgency

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Mai Mala Buni. Photo: TWITTER/BUNIMEDIA Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has lauded troops of Operation Lafiya Dole for fighting Boko Haram insurgency in the state. Buni praised the Army at a...

Sun Dec 27th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC records ports 712 new infections

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NCDC. PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 712 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The latest figure of the pandemic was announced on...

Sat Dec 26th, 2020     Read More →

Unending attacks on schoolchildren despite Safe School Initiative

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On December 11, more than 300 schoolboys from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina, were kidnapped by bandits though they were later released. That has prompted questions about...

Thu Dec 24th, 2020     Read More →

FEC okays N44.5 billion for FCT, road, power projects

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved projects worth N44.5 billion for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Works and Housing as well as Power ministries. Briefing newsmen at...

Thu Dec 24th, 2020     Read More →

Group boosts education in Northeast with N45.22b

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Yasmine Sheriff A non-governmental organisation, Education Cannot Wait (ECW) has earmarked $119 million (about N45.22 billion) to deliver education to children in the conflict-prone North...

Thu Dec 24th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 999 new infections, 4 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 999 new infections of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Tuesday. The...

Wed Dec 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Why terrorists target schools – Lai Mohammed

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says terrorists target schools for the abduction of vulnerable children to embarrass the government and inflict damage on the...

Tue Dec 22nd, 2020     Read More →

NCDC records 3 deaths, 501 new Infections

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NCDC. PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 501 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC made this known via its...

Mon Dec 21st, 2020     Read More →

NJC recommends disengagement of Yobe, Osun judges

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The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended compulsory retirement of the Grand Kadi of Yobe State, Shu’aibu Talba, and a judge of the Osun State High Court, Justice Abdulkareem...

Mon Dec 21st, 2020     Read More →

Boko Haram kill five soldiers, kidnap 35 civilians in two attacks

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Five Nigerian soldiers were killed when Islamic State-aligned jihadists ambushed a military convoy and more than 30 civilians were also kidnapped in another attack, military sources said on...

Sun Dec 20th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 6 deaths in 24 hours, confirms 920 new infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 920 new infections of COVID-19 in the country, with six deaths in 24 hours. The NCDC made the disclosure via its verified website on...

Sun Dec 20th, 2020     Read More →