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2021 UTME: How NIN Helped In Nabbing Impersonators

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu Two suspects who were involved in impersonation  while registering for the 2021 UTME registration were on Friday, apprehended  with the aid of the National Identification Number (NIN). The suspects identified as 50-year-old Sesan Obasa, and his alleged accomplice, Salvation

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Special Rapporteur Confirms Benue Kidnapper, Gana Killed After Exchange Of Fire With Troops

An investigation by the Coalition of Human Rights Groups in Nigeria (CHRGN) has revealed that notorious Benue militia leader, Terwase Akwaza, popularly known as Gana was killed after an exchange of gunfire with the military. CHRGN made its findings known

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WR Bill: Ortom Accused Of Plans To Monopolize Cattle Business Across Middle-Belt

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has been accused of plots to monopolize cattle rearing business in the Middle-Belt.  The Middle Belt Conscience Guard (MBCG), which made this known at a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, also warned the

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Tackling Challenges In The Power Sector: The NDPHC Experience

BY ALJAZIRAHNIGERIA INDEPENDENT ANALYS NDPHC has confronted the many challenges it met in the Nigerian power sector especially of inadequate power generation capacity in Nigeria. It has already grown Nigeria’s generating capacity by about 60% within the 13 years of

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Between Boko and Political Haram-Borno Conundrum

By Daniel Ochonu The situation in North-East Nigeria calls for concern from all well-meaning Nigerians. This is given the wanton of destruction that has occasioned the war against Boko Haram terrorism since 2009. In some quarters it has been speculated

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Crimes And Challenges Of Public Safety In Nigeria

BY LOIS EFFIONG Despite increasing efforts by the Nigerian government to curb the menace of public insecurity, the country still ranks top amongst African continent, becoming an abode for kidnapping and wanton loss of lives. Nigerian citizens have been denied

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Unemployment Fueling Human Trafficking In Nigeria

BY LOIS EFFIONG In what some people called modern-day slavery, human trafficking is what its victims experience every minute of their lives. Such victims are in millions globally and Nigeria has its fair share as one of the countries the

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LG Polls: Commissioner Berates Protest Over APC Victory In Plateau

BY YAKUBU WUYEP, JOS Plateau State Commissioner for Information, Hon. Yakubu Dati has berated the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting the massive victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the recent local government election held in the state.

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27 Die From Alcohol Poisoning In Iran

Twenty-seven people have died in Iran from alcohol poisoning, and a further 15 are in a critical condition, local media reported on Sunday. The national emergency services said they have taken 290 people to hospital in four Iranian provinces in

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Nigerian Military: Forging Ahead Despite Damning Reports

By Joel Ajayi The Nigerian military, leading other agencies in the onslaught against the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s North-East region, has no doubt paid its price for peace and the defence of Nigeria’s territorial integrity. Just in March this

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