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Boko Haram kills 7, burn Osun: People 3 villages in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday night burnt down three villages in Konduga local government area of Borno state, in an attack that left at least seven people dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the insurgents attacked and ...
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Osun: People 3 villages in Borno with disabilities rally support for ADC candidate, Akinbade

Hundreds of people living with disabilities in Osun state on Wednesday rallied support for the candidate of the African Democratic Congressn (ADC), Fatai Akinbade, ahead of the governorship election on Saturday. The group held a rally with the ADC deputy ...
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Toto crises: Bassa community insists on own chiefdom

Bassa community in Toto local government area of Nasarawa state, have called on the state government to actualize its dream, by creating its own chiefdom for the interest of peace and development in the state. National secretary, Bassa cultural and ...
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Gov’s choice of indirect primary overwhelms Oshiomhole

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) seems to have been overwhelmed by the serving governors of the party over the choice of mode of primary as most of them settled for indirect primary. This revelation came after ...
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NGO decries poor quality of UBEC projects

Legal Awareness for Nigerian Women (LANW), an NGO, has decried low quality of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) intervention projects in Chikun, Kaura and Soba local government areas of Kaduna state. The NGO made the observation in a report entitled, ...
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Survival of Nigeria depends on professionals – Prof Okeniyi

The President of Chemical Society of Nigeria, (CSN) Professor Sunday Okeniyi has hinted that the survival of Nigeria as a developing country relies solely on the ambit of professionals in and across the country.. Delivering his address in Ibadan at ...
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Woes of Borno boat mishap

Using agency report, JOHN NWOKOCHA looks at the recent boat mishap in Borno state, and posits that besides loss of lives, economic implication, fatal boat accidents are becoming frequent development around the country that should be arrested Incessant boat accidents ...
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The link between earth tremors, God and Nigeria’s elections

In our series of letters from Africa, Nigerian writer and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers why some earth tremors in Nigeria’s capital caused such a stir. Sometime in the early hours of 6 September, I was tucked in bed at ...
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NGO partners youth in cleaning community

Zimbabwe’s cholera emergency: ‘Stench of sewage’ in Harare

Zimbabwe is struggling with its worst outbreak of cholera in a decade, which has killed at least 28 people. An emergency has been declared and public gatherings banned in the capital, Harare. Large plastic tents dot the clinic grounds. Health ...
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Why we backed down on threat to return home-Kuchingoro IDPs

Some months back, in the midst of hunger and bleak future some residents of the Internally Displaced Person’s (IDPs) Camp in Kuchingoro, a suburb of the FCT, had threatened to leave the camp en-mass for their respective homes regardless of ...
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No vacancy in AMAC chairmanship seat – Aide

As the countdown to the 2019 general elections gathers momentum, the Press Secretary to Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, Chairman Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Comrade Dayo Lawal has said that the efforts of his boss to fast-track development in the ...
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Kuje aspirant promises infrastructural development

A Kuje chairmanship aspirant on the ticket of All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Amidu Gaude, has promised infrastructural development in the area council if elected chairman. Amidu made the promise when he declared for the area council chairmanship position at the ...
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Politics

Borno guber: 18 aspirants seeking Shettima’s job

With the submission of expression of interest and nomination forms currently ongoing the situation in Borno is not different as governorship aspirants are falling over themselves to win the favour of the delegates. Sadiq Abubakar ...
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Buhari supporting our mission, Bauchi guber aspirants declare

Former Minister of Police Affairs, Dr Ibrahim Yakubu Lame, who is aspiring for the governorship of Bauchi in 2019 under the All Progressives Congress, yesterday said President Muhammadu Buhari is in support of his aspiration ...
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Adamawa excos assure guber aspirants of fair play

The Adamawa state chapter of the All progressive congress( APC)led by Ibrahim Bilal has made u-turn and assured all gubernatorial aspirants under the party of level playing field in the forthcoming primaries of the party ...
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Security

NAF partners NCC to curb insecurity

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is to partner with the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) in order to contain emerging 21st Century security challenges and to further develop needed capacity in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). This was outcome of the ...
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Zamfara: N100m ransom placed on kidnapped ex- councillor, 7 others

No fewer than 8 people, including a former councillor, were kidnapped in Nahuche village, Bungudu local government area of Zamfara state by suspected gangs of armed bandits. An eye witness who identified himself as Malam Sani Ibrahim Nahuche, and spoke ...
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Business

Our action not to discourage foreign investors – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that its recent decision to sanction for banks and MTN is not meant to discourage foreign investors. This is just as it insisted that it will continue ...
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NIPC reports 42 investments worth $45bn from January to June

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has released the report of investment profile of 45.74 billion dollars for 42 projects in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory in the first half of 2018. The ...
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Women

2019: W4W sets pace for women aspirants, others

As preparations towards the 2019 general elections goes into full swing with the sale of nomination forms by political parties to aspirants, Women4Women, FCT Chapter, has set the pace for female aspirants with the recent ...
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Islam influenced my job choice

Khuraira Musa, is the CEO of Khuraira Cosmetics. She is a US based internationally¬ renowned makeup entrepreneur and celebrity makeup artist. Her story is that of grass to grace. In this interview with ADAM ALQALI, ...
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