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Cattle Colony: Before Buhari lures us into deadly trap

To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it.

Nigerian troops rescue six-year-old, kill three Boko Haram insurgents

The Nigerian Army has rescued a 6 year-old boy from Boko Haram captivity in Bama Local Government Area of Borno.

ls Nigerian military strong only against the weak?

On December 12, 2015 in Kaduna state, north-western Nigeria, the military allegedly mowed down hundreds of Shiite Muslims who allegedly tried to obstruct their path. Till date, their leader, Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife are still in detention, although authorities like to sugarcoat it as protective custody.

Bureau De Change operators pledge support for IDPs

The Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) on Tuesday, pledged to assist in reducing the plight of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-East.


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2019: Alimosho supports Governor Ambode for second term

The Alimosho Federal Constituency Coalition of Support Groups on Saturday said that it would mobilise people of Alimosho behind Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term, following his sterling performance.

Kebbi government marries off 100 widows, divorcees in mass wedding

The Kebbi Government on Saturday married off 100 widows and divorcees in a mass wedding held in the palace of Emir of Argungu, Samila Mera.

Governor Yari calls for legislature, executive collaboration

Zamfara State Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has called on state legislatures to synergise and collaborate with the executive arms for government to meet public expectations and deliver promises to the people.

Ango Abdullahi: North will resist restructuring

Ango Abdullahi, chairman, board of trustees (BOT) of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), says the northern region of the country will resist restructuring.

In Pictures: Senator Ali Wakili laid to rest in Abuja

Bauchi south senator, Ali Wakili, who died Saturday, was this afternoon buried at Gudu cemetery, Abuja.

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Commonwealth Day: Federal govt restates commitment to early education

The Federal Government has expressed its commitment to develop and strengthen human capital resources by institutionalising early childhood care and prompting girl-child education.

House of Reps order police commission to refund N12 million

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts on Monday ordered the Permanent Secretary in the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mr. Istifanus Musa, to refund N12 million to the treasury over suspicion that the money was misapplied.

Senator Abe’s wife urges women to pray for Dapchi girls

Wife of the senator representing Rivers South-East district in the National Assembly, Mrs. Bariyaah Abe, has called on Nigerian women to intercede for the kidnapped female students of Government Girls Science Technical School, Dapchi, Yobe State and their mothers.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes his mark with Arsenal

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been at Arsenal for less than two months, but that hasn't stopped the fiercely-driven star from ruffling a few feathers as he tries to lead the Gunners to Europa League glory.

House of Reps postpones hearing on law school hijab saga indefinitely

The House of Representatives Joint Committee on Justice and Judiciary yesterday postponed its public hearing on the hijab controversy between the Nigerian Law School and a law school graduate, Miss Firdaus Amasa.