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Blood, sorrow and tears as job seekers perish at Immigrations recruitment centres

Surging crowd at the immigration recruitment centre in Abuja on Saturday … Photo: Courtesy readers It was a tale of blood, sorrow and tears as the Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, conducted recruitment examination for tens of thousands of unemployed youths who trooped out for the exercise all over the country. …

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I sent my gang after my dad’s forex customers —Graduate-son of bureau de …

It was a shocking and emotional experience for a prominent bureau de change operators in Idi Iroko, Ogun State (name witheld), when his son was arrested in connection with a series of robberies that involved his customers. He was so heartbroken that he burst into tears. His son, Rabiu, who …

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Promoted Policeman, Others Killed in Kebbi Bank Raid

The Police in Birnin Kebbi State said on Friday that seven suspected armed robbers on Thursday night killed two people during a bank robbery.   The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Benjami Onwuka, told the state’s Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Aliyu, during an assessment visit to Argungu that Bala Sanyinna, …

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Nigeria’s 10 Famous Festivals

Festivals that celebrate tradition and display history are common to peoples and cultures all over the world. In Nigeria, the many and varied festivals are usually colourful avenues through which the cultural heritage of the people is showcased and celebrated. Artistic presentations, singing and dancing and so on characterise these …

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Kebbi Gold: Investors Promise Hope To community

 Kebbi state has become the new miners’ haven with the discovery of top quality gold which has attracted the attention of a top Australian Mining Agency, the Northern Numero Resources (NNR) Limited. Ruth Tene Natsa looks at the impact of the investment to the state, miners and the nation at …

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We’re Not Part of Lagos Retreat, Governor Jang’s NGF Faction Says

The faction of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, led by the Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang, has dissociated itself from the retreat being organised by the Forum led by the Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi. In a statement released in Abuja and signed by its Media Officer, Kassim Yakubu, …

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