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Senate to Buhari: Call your appointees to order

 Says Nigeria under Osinbajo peaceful  Wants Customs boss sacked  Tells Malami to obey court orders By Ezrel Tabiowo Abuja Following the refusal of the Customs boss, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), to appear before the More...

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DSS nabs 7 Boko Haram kingpins, 15 kidnappers, others

By Chizoba Ogebche Abuja Department of State Services (DSS) has said its operatives have arrested seven high profile members of the Boko Haram sect, alongside 10 other members of the sect as well as 15 suspected More...

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Senate okays Buhari’s $500m Eurobond for 2016 budget deficit

By Taiye Odewale Abuja Senate yesterday approved the $500million Eurobond request President Muhammadu Buhari forwarded to it last week without subjecting it to any debate. The Bond as stated in a letter of request More...

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22 traders perish in Kebbi road mishap

Twenty-two traders have died in a motor accident that occurred on the Tunga Giwa – Ruwa road in Shanga local government area of Kebbi state. The accident occurred when a Toyota Canter vehicle that tried to avoid More...

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Toxic beverages: Reps probe NBC, others

By Joshua Egbodo Abuja House of Representatives has resolved to launch an investigation into the alleged manufacture and sale of some soft beverages in the country, over alleged presence of toxic substances used More...

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London attack: 4 killed in Westminster terror incident

Four people, including an armed police officer and a man believed to be the attacker, have died in a terrorist incident near the UK’s Houses of Parliament, Scotland Yard has said. A woman was among several pedestrians More...

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Plateau commissioner slumps, dies

  Gov declares 3-day mourning By Muhammad Tanko Shittu Jos Plateau state Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Arc Samuel Arum Galadima, yesterday slumped and died in Jos, Secretary to the State Government More...

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1.8bn use faeces-contaminated water – UNICEF

By Raphael Ede Enugu A specialist in Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH), Amose Kudzala, yesterday disclosed that over one billion people, globally, use water contaminated with faeces “because they have no access More...

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Buhari’s dirty war on corruption

The dishonest integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari, a politician commonly mistaken for a statesman is in full but discrete display in the Ibrahim Magu affair. For the second time, the Nigerian senate has rejected More...

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Tennis comeback ‘huge motivation’ after knife attack – Kvitova

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has spoken of her determination to return to tennis following a knife attack at her home in December. The Czech, 27, has regained the use of her racquet hand after being More...

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Activist faults Kano emir’s ‘one wife’ bill

Maryam Garba Hassan, a 34-year-old graduate of Education from Bayero University Kano, is the Executive Director Centre for Advocacy Gender and Social Inclusive; which is a gender based Non Governmental Organisation More...

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Lack of party democracy, challenge to women – WIPF

By Ene Osang Abuja The Women in Politics Forum (WIPF) has blamed slow progress of woman in the nation’s politics on the lack of internal party democracy within political parties. President of the forum  Barrister More...

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Launch of new immigration regulations as way forward

Last Monday, the federal government unveiled a new immigration policy document known as “Immigration Regulations 2017’’ in exchange for the 1963 Immigration Act that had been in operation for 54 years. PATRICK More...

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Kogi: Uproar over property charges

Recently, Kogi state government took a drastic decision to introduce property and land use charge across the state. In this piece, OYIBO SALIHU takes a look at the public outcry that has greeted the decision Although More...

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Issues in Centenary City dreams

JOHN NWOKOCHA examines the House of Representatives report on allegation of irregularities, and corruption in the centenary city dreams as well as alleged impunity, bias in the probe Last week, precisely Monday, More...

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