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Xraying America’s damning verdict on Murtala Muhammed, Obasanjo after 1975 coup

For nearly half a century after his stint as Nigeria’s military leader, Murtala Muhammed remained widely regarded as a dogged corruption fighter who took fearless steps against official graft. As head of state, the army general dismissed more than 10,

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Police arrest, parade kidnappers of Turkish school students

PRESS RELEASE ARREST OF NOTORIOUS KIDNAPPERS WHO ARE  MEMBERS OF THE KIDNAP FOR RANSOM GANG RESPONSIBLE FOR THE KIDNAP OF FIVE (5) TURKISH SCHOOL CHILDREN AND THREE (3) MEMBERS OF STAFF AND RECOVERY OF ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND NAIRA

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4.7 million Northeast children receive measles vaccination

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says a major vaccination campaign against a measles outbreak in northeast Nigeria is reaching 4.7 million children. Mohamed Fall, UNICEF Representative in Nigeria, stated this in a statement according to the Office of the UN

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S/Sudan: UN pledges commitment to regional force

The new head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), David Shearer, on Thursday  met with President Salva Kiir, reiterating the Mission’s commitment to supporting peace efforts in the country. Shearer told Kiir that the UN and UNMISS are

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Over 10,000 Nigerians study in Canada, enrich our economy- Canadian Commissioner

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The High Commissioner of Canada to Nigeria, Christopher Thornley has disclosed that not less than 10,000 Nigerians are currently studying in Canada as at today. Thornley who said this during his opening remarks at the EduCanada

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Kogi sets aside N5bn for payment of counterpart obligations

The Kogi Government has set aside N5 billion to pay counterpart contributions to its international development partners and donor agencies on various intervention programmes in the state. Mr Kehinde Oloruntoba, the Commissioner for Budget and Planning, disclosed this on Wednesday

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Trump eyes temporary ban on refugees

Targets citizens from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia or Yemen from entering the US for 30 days President Donald Trump is considering a blanket ban on refugees for up to four months, according to a draft executive order obtained

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Boko Haram suicide squads now include little boys, girls, and now babies

It’s not enough to slaughter the innocents with explosives. The Nigerian terror group targets the vaccination campaigns that try to save them from disease. By Philip Obaji Jr. What we call Boko Haram is a fractured, brutal, and deeply cynical collection of

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Stakeholders call for Okorocha’s impeachment over Imo airline

Dr Cletus Nnorom, ex-Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works, Imo, has called on the House of Assembly to commence impeachment process against Gov. Rochas Okorocha over his recent inauguration of airline for the State. Nnorom made the call during interview in

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NEDC will not be mismanaged – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has urged Nigerians to support the establishment of the proposed North East Development Commission (NEDC) Bill, saying mechanisms will be put in place to ensure that it is not mismanaged.

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