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Daily Archives: January 20, 2018

3 killed, 10 kidnapped as gunmen raid Niger communities

Gunmen raid Niger communities – Kidnappers at the weekend allegedly killed three people and kidnapped 10 others along the Kaduna-Sarkin Pawa road in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State. The Senator representing Niger East, David Umaru, said people around [...]

December 11, 2017 Military

Labour Party welcomes Senator Kashamu

The National Chairman of the Labour Party, Abdusalam Paiko, has said that the party would gladly welcome the Senator representing Ogun-East Senatorial District, Senator Buruji Kashamu if he is willing to come on board. Paiko said this at a press [...]

December 11, 2017 Government and politics

PDP: Jonathan reacts to outcome of national convention

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the outcome of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, national convention. Delegates of the main opposition party converged at the Eagles Square, Abuja on Saturday to elect leaders in various positions at the national [...]

December 11, 2017 Government and politics

Federal government raises alarm over Nigeria’s population growth

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the weekend raised a fresh alarm over Nigeria’s rate of population growth. According to him, if the rate was unchecked, the explosion in the nation’s population would impact negatively on the country’s economy [...]

December 11, 2017 Government and politics

Falana reveals those supplying arms to Boko Haram

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana (SAN) revealed the source of the Boko Haram sect’s arms. Falana said arms and ammunition used by the terrorist sect were looted from the armory in Libya. He also blamed the slave trade [...]

December 11, 2017 Government and politics
NDLEA seizes 409 bags of cannabis

NDLEA seizes 409 bags of cannabis

The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted another shipment of dried weeds suspected to be cannabis sativa concealed in building materials. The drug packed in 409 bags with a total weight of 7,073kg [...]

December 11, 2017 Government and politics

Your ‘tenancy’ in Aso Rock ends in 2019, PDP tells Buhari

Newly-elected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has told President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) that they have until May 2019 to enjoy power at the centre. Secondus, at the Eagle Square [...]

December 11, 2017 Government and politics

Kogi doctors extend strike notice till 31 Dec.

Kogi doctors extend strike notice till 31 Dec.: The Kogi chapter of the  Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says it has extended to Dec.31 the ultimatum it gave to the state government to meet its demands or face strike. Dr Godwin [...]

December 11, 2017 Government and politics

Algerian, French fighters join ISIS in Afghanistan

French and Algerian fighters, some arriving from Syria, have joined the ranks of the Islamic State(ISIS) group in northern Afghanistan, multiple international and Afghan sources have said. It is the first time that the presence of French IS fighters has [...]

December 11, 2017 International

APC slams PDP: You have not changed

The ruling All Progressives Congress has likened the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the leopard, which cannot change its spots. It was the APC’s first official reaction to the national convention of the opposition party that has vowed to [...]

December 11, 2017 Government and politics
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