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How UNICEF is fighting severe, moderate acute malnutrition in Sokoto State

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FILE PHOTO: A banner with the UNICEF logo is seen hanging on a makeshift school at an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp on the outskirts of Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria June 6, 2017....

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 2 deaths, 433 new cases Thursday

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Nigeria recorded two COVID-19 related deaths on Thursday with additional 433 COVID-19 infections in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Fri Sep 24th, 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 →

Nigeria's military crackdown puts squeeze on bandit gangs

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Soldiers stand on attention during a guard of honour for the newly appointed Nigerian military chiefs’ arrival at the Maiduguri Airforce base in Maiduguri, Nigeria, on January 31, 2021....

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

Soldier, 42 fleeing terrorists die in Niger gun duel

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A combined team of military and mobile police forces has reportedly neutralised 42 terrorists at Alawa community in Shiroro axis of Niger State. It was gathered that the security operatives laid...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

The VAT collection imbroglio

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Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) A few days ago Nigerians were greeted with the announcement that a high court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state has granted Rivers state the right to...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Bandits kill one, abduct scores in Sokoto

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The Police Command in Sokoto State on Saturday confirmed the killing of one person and the abduction of several others, as a result of an attack by some unknown gunmen in Tangaza Local Government...

Sat Sep 18th, 2021     Read More →

The kidnap crisis in Northern Nigeria

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The remaining wares of students of Bethel Baptist High School are seen inside the school premises as parent of abducted students pray for the return of their children whom were abducted by gunmen...

Sat Sep 18th, 2021     Read More →

Southwest leaders strategising for PDP national chairmanship

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Ayodele Fayose5 • Using Ekiti, Osun guber elections as bait Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s national convention on October 30, leaders of the party in the Southwest have...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

Buhari has changed, APC not same party I criticised, says Fani-Kayode

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Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, popularly known as FFK, yesterday, became the hottest topic in Nigeria’s political circle after his unexpected decision to pitch tent with...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

Kaduna Police parade Na’Allah’s killers, foil abduction of travellers

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• Arrest abductors of Greenfield University, Bethel Baptist students In what they described as major breakthrough in the fight against banditry and criminalities in the state, the Police in...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

Fani-Kayode rejoins APC, says he orchestrated PDP governors defection to ruling party

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Former Nigerian aviation minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode Thursday in Abuja said he worked behind the scene to facilitate the defection of three Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors to the...

Thu Sep 16th, 2021     Read More →

Buhari swears in three INEC commissioners as FEC okays N38.4b for roads

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, yesterday, was preceded by the swearing-in of three National Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by President...

Thu Sep 16th, 2021     Read More →

Inflation drops by 0.37% for second consecutive month- NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the rate of inflation slowed by 0.37 per cent to 17.01 per cent Year-on-Year (YoY) in August from 17.38 per cent recorded in July. x The bureau said...

Wed Sep 15th, 2021     Read More →

Bandits kill soldier, kidnap don’s wife, children in Zaria

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PHOTO: AFPAbduct Kaduna Catholic priest, Zamfara Emir Armed bandits, Monday night, stormed the Zaria home of a lecturer and killed one of the soldiers trying to rescue his wife, children and...

Wed Sep 15th, 2021     Read More →