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Retired police officers seek exemption from pension scheme

The league of retired Police officers of Nigeria, Zone One chapter, comprising Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states, has reiterated the call for its members’ exemption from the National Contributory Pension scheme.

President Buhari heads for Paris to participate in One Planet Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow join over 50 other world leaders to participate in ‘One Planet Summit’ in Paris, France.

Association holds free medical services for members in Kano

The Ebira People’s Association Kano Chapter on Sunday organised a medical outreach during which it offered free consultations and drugs to 200 of its members.

Economy: Senator Ekweremadu lacks moral right to attack President Buhari – Osita Okechukwu

The Director General of Voice of Nigeria and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday slammed the Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, over his comments on President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the country’s economy.

500 NYSC members obtain loan in Kano to set up business

Alhaji Ladan Baba, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano state says 500 corps members in the state were offered loan to establish their own business.

CHAN Eagles arrive Kano training camp

Call-ups to CHAN Eagles training camp have hit Kano with skipper Ikechukwu Ezenwa targeting the home-based national team to top the invitational NPFL Super 4, which kicks off tomorrow.

President Buhari leaves for One Planet Summit in Paris

President Muhammadu Buhari will participate alongside over 50 world leaders in the One Planet Summit in Paris, France on Tuesday, 12 December. He will leave for Paris on Monday and return Thursday.

President Buhari, security and the right team strategy

One must however slightly disagree with Mr. President, who should have given himself credit for handpicking the right team to deliver his desired mandate in security. Having the right team in place is additional guarantee that things will turn out well.

Terror attacks still likely in Abuja, other northern states – US, UK

The United States and the United Kingdom have insisted that the risk of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the Federal Capital Territory and other states remains high throughout the festive season.

2019: We’ll print President Buhari campaign posters – Enugu APC

The Enugu state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday pledged to print the campaign posters of President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 Presidential Election.

Federal govt directs teaching hospitals to treat obstetric fistula free of charge

The Federal Ministry of Health has directed all teaching hospitals in Nigeria to embark on fistula repairs free of charge as part of efforts to reduce the backlog of the number of women living with the health condition, the Country Project Manager, Fistula Care Plus, Chief Iyeme Efem has said.

President Buhari thanks Kano citizens for warm reception

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation to the government and people of Kano state for the warm, rousing welcome accorded him during his two day official visit to the state.

Central bank inaugurates N6 billion world-class Business School in Ahmadu Bello University

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday inaugurated a N6 billion World-Class Postgraduate Business School at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

I ran away to Libya to escape my dad’s sexual demands – returnee

Miss Loveth Ekumabo, 25-year-old Libya returnee, has blamed her father’s incestuous behaviour for her decision to flee to Libya, at least, for safety from her father, and also in search of greener pasture.

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Boko Haram kills six soldiers in Borno

At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in Borno State, military and civilian militia sources said on Monday.

PDP covention: No victor, no vanquished – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has appealed to all those that contested and lost at the convention not to feel bad, saying there was no victor and no vanquished.

Power plants to generate additional 1,129 mega watts in 2018 – Babatunde Fashola

The Federal Government on Monday announced that when some power generation projects were completed by 2018,they could generate additional 1,129 Mega Watts to the current 7,000 Mega Watts in the country.

Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse

Bitcoin surged past $18,000 after making its debut on a major global exchange but was trading lower on Monday, highlighting the volatility of the controversial digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous.

Tanzanian President John Magufuli pardons child rapists

Children's rights activists have condemned the pardon of two child rapists by the Tanzanian president.

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Why Southwest failed to produce PDP national chairman – Senator Makarfi

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Oando to undergo forensic audit

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Donald Trump tells Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas he will move US embassy to Jerusalem

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Nigerians must retake looted public wealth – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Nsukka zone, has insisted that it was high time Nigerians rose up to ensure that all of the nation’s public assets that were looted through privatisation, concessioning, Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and the likes were taken back from the looters.