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475 Boko Haram Suspects Released

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The Federal High Court in wawa military cantonment, New Bussa, Niger State has released   475 boko haram suspects.

Increase Fuel Importation To Meet Demands, IPMAN Tells FG

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The western zone of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria [IPMAN], has advised the Federal Government to increase the importation of fuel to meet the local demands.They are also asking the FG to deregulate the sector and ensure the full capacity of the depots across the country in order...

Your Story Is An Inspiration, Saraki Tells Comedienne, Emmanuella

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Nigeria's Senate President,  Bukola Saraki, on Sunday lauded child comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emmanuella, saying her story is inspirational.The Senate President also sent Emmanuella an invitationto the Senate House for them to discuss developing potentials of young talents in Nigeria’s Creative industry.This invitation by the Senate President was...

General Solomon Giwa Amu Remembered

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The life, times and legacy of former Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, late Brigadier General Solomon Giwa-Amu, continues to resonate 10 years after his death family, friends and associates gathered in Abuja to extol his virtues especially in the area of youth empowerment and emancipation through education. Late Brigadier Giwa-Amu...

Farmer/Herdsmen Clash: NSCDC To Find Solution To Crisis

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The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says its officers and men have a key role to play in finding a solution to the farmers/herdsmen crisis in the country. The Corps Assistant Commandant General, Adamu Sajo, said this in Minna, the capital of Niger State during the inauguration of its Agro-Rangers. Sajo...

Cross River Assembly To Unbundle Carnival Calabar

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Cross river state house of assembly has expressed it's readiness to unbundle carnival Calabar using all the enabling laws that will make the annual event truly international as part of the take home from the Rio carnival in brazil.

Senate Orders CEOs Of Foreign Oil Companies To Appear Before It

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The Nigerian Senate ad-hoc committee investigating total upstream Nigeria Limited’s $16 billion Egina deep sea project for cost variation and local content elements has issued a one-week ultimatum to the managing directors and chief executive officers of foreign companies involved in the project to appear before it, as representation will not be entertained.

Kano Electoral Commission Set To Cooperate With INEC

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Chairman Kano state independent electoral commission Professor Garba Sheka has said the commission is fully prepared to welcome the committee constituted by the independent national electoral commission INEC to investigate the alleged under age voting during the local government polls held on February 10, 2018.

Zamfara Killings: Police Say Situation Under Control

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The Nigeria Police say the situation in Zurmi Local Government of Zamfara State is under control after an attack earlier in the week that left scores of people dead. A statement released on Sunday by Police Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, said Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, paid an operational visit to...

Senator Shehu Sani Asks Buhari To Declare Stand On 2019 Race

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The All Progressives Congress Senator from Kaduna State, Senator Shehu Sani says it is in the best interest of the party and the country of president Muhammadu Buhari to make his position known on the 2019 presidential election.

Catholic Bishops Conference Charge Government On Security Challenges

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The catholic bishops conference of Nigeria has called on the federal government to intensify its efforts in ending the current spate of killings and other security challenges across the country.

Lassa Fever Campaign Hits Agenebode

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A former chairman of Etsako East Local Government Area Of Edo State, Stanley Odidi, has taken the campaign against Lassa Fever virus to the door steps of the people of Agenebode.

“God Is Not Here”: The Sad Tale Of The Niger Delta

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Agitations and militancy in the Niger Delta region have been blamed on years of neglect and failure by successive governments to address squarely the development challenges of the region. This is the view of some concerned Nigerians at a book presentation in Abuja as they lamented the continuous pollution of host...

500 Youths Acquire Make-Up Skills

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There was smiles all round in Abuja  as no fewer than 500 youths benefitted from a skills acquisition training programme organized by  the Tonto Dike Foundation in collaboration with a Non-Governmental  Organization, the make-up empire. The beneficiaries, who were trained in different trades,  were told to remain focused on the acquired skills to improve...

PDP Bemoans Zamfara Massacre

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the gruesome murder of 41 Nigerians by marauders in Zamfara State.  The Party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary,  Kola Ologbondiyan, lamented what it called continued failure of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled Federal Government to take decisive steps to end the...

Fayose Condemns Zamfara Killings

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Ekiti State Governor,  Ayodele Fayose, says the statement by his Zamfara State counterpart, Abdulaziz Yari, that security agencies failed to respond to the alert given to them to prevent the massacre of people in Zamafara State, has vindicated his earlier stance that no extra one billion Dollars was needed to...

Abuja Court Fixes March 22 For Further Hearing In Suit Against NBA

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An Abuja High Court has adjourned hearing to March 22, 2018 in the suit instituted by former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) presidential aspirant, Joe-Kyari Gadzama, challenging the outcome of the electronic voting election which produced the current  NBA President, Abubakar Mahmoud.  The hearing commenced with the cross examination of the plaintiff’s 5th witness, information...

Kwara Police Parades 25 For Kidnapping & Armed Robbery

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The Kwara State Police Command has arrested and paraded 25 suspects for kidnapping and armed robbery. The State Commissioner of Police, Lawan Ado,  noted that the kidnappers and cattle rustlers killed a Policeman in the attempt to arrest the gang. Briefing journalists on its activities since the beginning of year 2018, the...

NASS Management Seeks Resolution Of Disagreements Between Arms Of Govt.

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The management of the National Assembly says for democracy to thrive in Nigeria, all long standing disagreements among the arms of government as well as political parties must be resolved to pave way for good governance. The clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, said this in Abuja on Friday during...

Lagos State Commissions Liaison Office In Abuja

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Indigenes and other members of the public can now easily make enquires and get prompt response on activities of the Lagos State Government. This follows the renovation of the front wing of the Lagos State Liaison office in Abuja. Commissioning the complex the head of the liaison office, Sipeade Nkanga, hinted that...