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  • CONVERT MOSQUES TO SCHOOLS: Emir of Kano.

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    Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II, the Emir of kano challenged the governors in the north to build a remedial college big enough to accommodate all northern candidates who couldn’t secure admissions into conventional universities in the country. In his address at the joint convocation of 2,000 teachers held at the Kano Government House, on Tuesday, Sanusi,

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  • Army arrests soldiers who brutalized crippled man in onitsha

      NEWS UPDATED: Army arrests soldiers who brutalised crippled man in Onitsha Published February 9, 2017 Share Tweet Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army says it has identified and arrested two soldiers who allegedly brutalised a crippled man in New Market Road, Ontisha, in Anambra State. The army in a statement released by 11.50pm on

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  • Globacom launches it’s 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network

    Globacom, yesterday launched a world-class mobile 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network which it said will cover the entire country. Subscribers in key locations such as Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja the Federal Capital Territory, Jos, Warri, Eket, Benin City, Yola and Zaria can access the service immediately, while the network will be made available to

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  • Hurricane Matthew hits hits Haiti and Cuba

    Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade, powered towards the Bahamas and the U.S. coast early on Wednesday after battering Haiti and Cuba with torrential rain, wreaking havoc among the struggling Haitian population. Dubbed by the U.N. the worst humanitarian crisis to hit Haiti since a devastating 2010 earthquake, the hurricane whipped

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  • Nigerian Air Force commence “OPERATION FOREST STORM” in Sambisa

    The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has commenced another round of air interdiction missions codenamed ‘OPERATION FOREST STORM’ in the North East. Group Captain, Director of Public Relations and Information, Ayodele Famuyiwa in a statement on Tuesday said “the new phase of offensive air operations was aimed at further degrading the capabilities of the Boko Haram

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  • APC, National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun reacts to Tinubu’s call for his resignation

    All Progressives Congress, APC, National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has reacted to the call for his resignation by National Leader of his party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Speaking to State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, Odigie-Oyegun said that he cannot be removed from office on the pages of newspapers. Odigie-Oyegun’s

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  • Presidency confirms sale of two presidential aircraft

    The Presidency on Tuesday confirmed the newspaper advertisements for the sale of two presidential aircraft, a Falcon 7x executive jet and Hawker 4000. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, made this known in a statement in Abuja. Shehu stated that the advertisements were duly authorised by

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  • ECOWAS Court orders immediate release of former National Security Adviser(NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki

    Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) Former National Security Adviser (NSA) The ECOWAS Court on Tuesday has ordered the immediate release former National Security Adviser(NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, currently facing trial over $2.1 billion illegal arms purchase deal. Dasuki has been in detention since December 2015 as fresh allegations on the money emerges and also standing

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  • CBN Governor’s wife’s reportedly abducted by kidnappers

    Wife of the CBN Governor has been reportedly abducted by a group of heavily armed gunmen late Thursday, September 29, 2016. The report quoted a source as saying Mrs Magaret was kidnapped along the Benin-Agbor road.  It was learnt that the kidnappers have contacted the CBN governor. It is not known yet how much they have demanded as

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