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Let the industrial estates boom again, FG urges Kano Govt

Press statement Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma told the Kano State Government on Tuesday that Nigerians would like to see   the state return to its former status as a major industrial and commercial hub in the

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Customs intercept another container-load of arms in Lagos port

The Nigerian Customs has again intercepted another container-load of arms and ammunition at the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos,. The container was found at the Ports and Cargo Terminal of the Tin Can Island Ports. Recall that in January

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Buhari and the marabouts

By Reuben Abati “Have you read Lauretta Onochie’s latest post?” “Lauretta. Lauretta. Who is she?” “She is a social media assistant at the Presidency. She shoots straight and direct. She defends President Muhammadu Buhari with the passion of someone the

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Investigations: How Abuja commuters abuse use of pedestrian bridges.

Assistant Editor, Aljazirah Nigeria, Gbenga Odunsi  in this feature goes round the capital city to monitor the usage of pedestrian bridges by residents. He submits his findings in this piece. Pedestrian bridges throughout the world are constructed at strategic points

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Nigeria’s pro-secession agitators ground cities

In spite of the crack in the main pro-secession group, many cities in Nigeria’s South East were grounded on Monday following the stay at home order of the Members of Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State Biafra (MASSOB).

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BREAKING: Onuekusi, Channels TV’s state house correspondent, is dead

Chukwuma Onuekusi, Channels Television’s state house correspondent, is dead. A source told TheCable that the journalist passed on at Zenith Hospital in the Garki area of Abuja in the early hours of Tuesday. “He first fell sick in March but

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UN to honour 2 Nigerian fallen peacekeepers

By Prudence Arobani Two fallen peacekeepers from Nigeria, Commodore Christopher Ademu Abu and Sgt. Mayehm Norbert, are among the 117 that would be honoured with the posthumous Dag Hammarskjöld medal. NAN reports that the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal is a posthumous

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We will not accept change of govt through violence- NUJ

Press statement The Nigeria Union of Journalists is alarmed by rumors making the rounds about a planned coup d’état in the Country and warns that Nigerians will resist any attempt to change this Government through any other means that is not democratic. Accordingly we appeal for concerted efforts by

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Benue governor signs bill prohibiting open grazing into law

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has signed the Open Grazing Prohibition Bill 2017, which prescribes a five-year jail term for herdsmen or pastoralist caught engaging in open grazing of animals in the state, into law. Open grazing has been

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House considering bills on electronic, diaspora voting ahead of 2019 – Speaker Dogara

….Says effective legal framework key to credible elections Nigerians in Diaspora may be able to vote in the next election cycle, Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives, has said. The revelation came on Monday during a public hearing

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