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Balogun, Okonjo-Iweala hail Adesina’s emergence as 2017 World Food Prize Laureate

Balogun, Okonjo-Iweala hail Adesina’s emergence as 2017 World Food Prize Laureate

Nigeria’s Chargé d’Affaires to the U.S. Hakeem Balogun and a former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, have lauded the emergence of Dr Akinwumi Adesina...
16 confirmed dead as explosions hit Maiduguri

16 confirmed dead as explosions hit Maiduguri

Sixteen persons have been confirmed dead while 13 persons were injured in the multiple explosions that rocked Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital on Sunday...
Shettima urges military to intensify efforts to end Boko Haram menace

Shettima urges military to intensify efforts to end Boko Haram menace

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno on Sunday appealed to the Nigerian military to intensify efforts to end the Boko Haram insurgency that had ravaged...
Suspected robbers shoot dead corps member in Yenagoa

Suspected robbers shoot dead corps member in Yenagoa

Gunmen, suspected to be robbers, have shot dead a 30-year-old corps member and dispossessed him of his money and other valuables in Yenagoa, Bayelsa. The...
Calm, tight security in Jos as Muslims celebrate Eid-el Fitr

Calm, tight security in Jos as Muslims celebrate Eid-el Fitr

Muslims in Jos enjoyed a peaceful Eid-el Fitr celebration on Sunday, with security tightened in some parts of the Plateau capital. A correspondent of the...
Ooni of Ife warns youths against violence

Ooni of Ife warns youths against violence

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has advised parents to warn their children to avoid violence. Ogunwusi gave the warning when a group of...
Buhari, Dogara salute Muslims on eid-el-fitr

Buhari, Dogara salute Muslims on eid-el-fitr

As Nigerians celebrate eid-el-fitr to mark the end of the Ramadan, President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of greetings to the Muslims, urging...

Buhari sends Sallah greetings to Nigerians, urges them to shun reckless statements

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of greetings to Nigerian Muslims  on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Fitr. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior...
Mambilla Crisis: Stakeholders blame Taraba police commissioner for fueling crisis

Mambilla crisis: Stakeholders blame Taraba police commissioner for fueling crisis

Stakeholders in Sardauna local government area of Taraba on Saturday blamed the action of the state commissioner of police, Mr. Yakubu Babas for the crisis...
Ex-militant leaders resolve to support Buhari’s peace initiatives

Ex-militant leaders resolve to support Buhari’s peace initiatives

Ex-militant leaders of phases 2 and 3 had resolved in Port Harcourt, Rivers, to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s peace initiatives for the region. This decision...

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