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A Bikeman And His Passenger Was Blaze Up On Bike In Ilorin, Kwara State

According to the eye witness today Thursday 22 of August exactly 12pm, at Tanke Junction beside Access Bank,...

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Davido React To DJ Arafat’s Death

The report of his death was announced on Davido's Twitter page on Monday, August 12, 2019.  "Pls tell...

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Spare nobody in fight against hate speech, sultan tells government

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday charged the Federal Government to be “decisive in dealing...

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Nigeria loses N1.42tn annually to violence against children, says UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has declared that Nigeria is incurring an economic value loss of about N1.42...

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Digify Africa, Facebook to tackle unemployment

Digify Africa and Facebook have reaffirmed commitment to tackling unemployment in the country through transformational digital skills initiative, ‘Digify...

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Obasanjo meets Fulani leaders, charts path to peace

• Insecurity Grew Worse Because Leaders Acted Indifferent – Group• Extols Obasanjo’s Leadership Qualities• ‘Yoruba Collaborating With Fulani...

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Abducted travellers regain freedom

• Only One, Not Five, Is Our Member – RCCG• Nigeria In State Of War – Security Experts•...

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Dozens killed in Nigeria fighting between army And jihadists

Fierce clashes between a regional force and IS-affiliated fighters in northeast Nigeria left 25 soldiers and at least...

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Nigerian women struggle to raise children born of Libya rape

She was only just 18 when she gave birth without a doctor in a Tripoli apartment, gripping the...

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Should Nigeria dialogue with Boko Haram?

For most of Nigeria and the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) militaristic approach against Boko Haram, there has...

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‘Boko Haram killed 27,000 civilians And 24 aid workers in 10 years’

• Insecurity fuelling corruption in Nigeria, says forumThe United Nations has said Boko Haram insurgents killed 27,000 civilians...

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Police arrest suspected kidnappers of village head in Nasarawa state

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested four suspects in connection with the kidnap of Alhaji Umaru...

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Kidnappers of deceased’s daughter-in-law demand N100m ransom

Gunmen that killed a businessman and abducted his daughter-in-law in Kebbi, have demanded N100 million ransom from the...

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SAD NEWS! Female Nigerian pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia

An elderly female Nigerian pilgrim from Sokoto State has died in Madinah, Saudi Arabia a few days to...

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Omo-Agege warns against relocation of oil companies’ headquarters from Niger Delta

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed dismay over the insistence of some multinational...

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Cross River doctors suspend strike

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has suspended its 12 days old strike in Cross River, the News Agency...

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NDLEA wants Ganduje to complete abandoned drug rehabilitation center

The Commander, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano, Dr Ibrahim Abdul has called on Gov. Abdullahi...

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Buhari may swear in ministers Wednesday

Nigeria’s President may swear in his 43 ministerial nominees on Wednesday following their confirmation by the country’s upper house of...

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Governors’ wives support Aisha Buhari on violence against women and children

Wives of governors’ of the 36 states of the federation have backed wife of the President, Aisha Buhari...

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South South women record highest out-of-hospital births, says USAID

The United State Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday disclosed that women in the South-South geopolitical zone of...

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MTN earns N98b half year profit, adds 3.3m new subscribers

Telecommunications firm, MTN has earned N98.9 billion profit in the first half of 2019, ended June 30 and...

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Why I’m revitalising the economy – Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in Monrovia, Liberia, said his administration has instituted policies aimed at diversifying Nigeria’s economy....

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NYSC DG meets family of slain corps member

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, yesterday, commiserated with the family...

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CJN swears in Justice Tsoho as acting Chief Judge, Federal High Court

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, swore in Justice John Tsoho as acting...

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Community policing: Lagos CP seeks support of Lagosians

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Zubairu Muazu, Friday sought the cooperation of the citizens and other...

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Boko Haram kills two in IDP camp

Two people were killed and several wounded when Boko Haram fighters raided a camp for people displaced by...

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Families of Chibok girls feel ‘utterly abandoned’ by Nigeria – Isha Sesay

A journalist and former correspondent at CNN Isha Sesay said Nigeria and the world deserted the families of...

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Senate swears-in Imo senator, after receiving certificate of return

The Senate has sworn-in Sen. Ben Uwajumogu representing Imo North Senatorial District. The brief ceremony was conducted by...

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Why some bills passed by the Senate are not signed – Malami

The screening of the ministerial nominees entered the third day on Friday as the Senate screened Abubakar Malami...

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Muhammad sworn in as substantive CJN, promises graft-free judiciary

Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has promised to lead a corruption-free judiciary, demanding a list of genuinely indicted persons...