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Gunmen attack Niger police station, kill officer

Gunmen yesterday attacked a police divisional headquarters in Kutigi, Lavun local government area of Niger state and killed an officer ...
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Property recovery: Reps threaten AGF, EFCC, others

House of Representatives Ad Hoc panel investigating the legality, as well as the manner in which the special investigation panel ...
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NTI trains 876 teachers on digital literacy, HIV/AIDS awareness

National Teachers Institute (NTI) has commenced nationwide training for 876 primary and junior secondary school teachers on digital literacy, HIV/AIDS ...
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Police comb Edo forests for kidnapped Catholic priest

Operatives of the Edo state police command yesterday combed forests in Uhunmwode local government area of the state in search ...
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Protests: BBOG gives FG 72 hours to unseal Unity Fountain

The Bring Back our Girls Group (BBOG) has given the federal government and the police 72 hours (three days) to ...
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9 headmasters appointed perm secs in Osun

Osun state Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has appointed nine headmasters of elementary schools in the state as permanent secretaries. The nine ...
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CSOs lament members’ harassment in Niger Republic

Civil society leaders in Nigeria have expressed worry at the way their members have been constantly harassed and detained on ...
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CSJ, partners FES on subnational Fiscal Responsibility Report

The Centre for Social Justice in collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung yesterday launched the Subnational Fiscal Responsibility Plan. The SFRP ...
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Declare state of emergency in water, sanitation, WaterAid tasks FG

WaterAid Nigeria has called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency in the water and sanitation sector ...
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Politics

Trust, respect and Nigerians

This week, President Muhammadu Buhari, speaking like a President should, said to Nigerians that their confidence in his administration is ...
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Mixed reactions trail Buhari’s statement to Theresa May

During a visit to the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, on Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari told her that he is ...
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Fayemi deceiving himself – Olusola, Crossfire

Deputy Governor of Ekiti state, Prof Kolapo Olusola has described the comment attributed to the Minister of Mines and Steel ...
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Security

Army to develop own helicopter – Buratai

The Nigerian Army, in collaboration with some of its partners, is working on a prototype helicopter that will aid its ...
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Why we withdrew troops from Benue, Taraba – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters yesterday stated that troops deployed in Benue, Taraba and other troubled states across central Nigeria have been ...
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Business

Invest in Nigeria now, Udoma tells London investors

With economic policy initiatives yielding positive results coupled with a stable political climate, this is the right time to invest ...
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‘Human capacity devt will drive oil sector growth’

The Executive Secretary, Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Dr. Bello Aliyu Gusau has identified human resource development as the most ...
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Pilot’s error, poor regulatory oversight caused Associated Air accident – AIB

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released the final report of the accident involving an Embraer 120 ER aircraft marked ...
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Women

Women contribute a lot to nation building –Efosa Uyigue

Ms. Efosa Uyigue is the Special Adviser (SA) to the Edo state Governor; Godwin Obaseki, on Gender. She speaks to ...
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I’ll like more women to be truck drivers – Halimat Alhassan

Halimat Alhassan is a widow and a mother of three. She is one of the female truck drivers at Dangote ...
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Media environment not friendly to women – Onyilo

Mrs. Maria Onyilo is a female lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication of the Benue State University, Makurdi. She ...
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