Adamawa PDP to Tukur: Jonathan’s intervention saved you

The Adamawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for intervening in the ongoing crisis rocking the party. The party State secretary, Phineas Elisha, In a chat with newsmen on Friday in Yola, said that the decision of the President to wade in, will …

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Satellite phones banned in Borno state

//– Coverage Former President Nelson Mandela’s condition has turned from serious to critical. His medical team says he’s deteriorated since the weekend. Story South Africa gives birth to a new political party – Agang. Let us know what you think, leave a comment. Column Read the latest column from news …

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Another Day of Horror and Pains in Yobe

Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, enjoyed weeks of freedom from attacks by insurgents. But the serenity of this North Western state was again punctured days back when insurgents invaded a school, killing both students and teachers. Sunday Trust recounts the tragedy. In the last nine months, Damaturu the Yobe State …

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Sokoto State To Feed And Cloth Indigenes During Ramadan

The Sokoto State Government has earmarked N56.7 million to buy food and clothing materials for indigent persons during the Ramadan, an official said on Saturday.The Chairman of Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Committee, Alhaji Lawal Maidoki, made the plan known in Sokoto.Maidoki said the items included 6,300 bags of grains …

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NGO Moves To Tackle Child Malnutrition

Last week’s commemoration of the Day of the African Child has once again brought to the fore, the challenges facing child survival. WINIFRED OGBEBO reports on the issue of child  malnutrition and it’s attendant consequences. One in four children in the world is chronically malnourished, says a Food-for Thought-report by …

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How to tackle Nigeria’s woes, by US ex-envoy, Campbell

• Says alienation of the North a huge challenge for 2015 • Money influence will be tested again at polls, he claims • The region is being engaged, Ambassador Adefuye affirms FORMER United States (U.S.) Ambassador to Nigeria and author of Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink, John Campbell, has again …

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Immigration Repatriates 350 Nigeriens

No fewer than 350 Nigeriens have been repatriated to their country of origin from Katsina State by the state command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, controller of immigration in the state, Alhaji Umar Bulama has said. While parading 55 Nigeriens arrested in the state, Bulama told newsmen that the illegal …

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Kwankwaso… Is He the New ‘Maradona’ Of Nigerian Politics?

RECALL that since his retirement from active politics, observers have been on the lookout for a new Maradona, a new master dribbler for the polity. Based on recent events, Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, seems to have rolled his sleeves to step into that position, which Gen. Ibrahim Babangida vacated. …

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