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Benue Buries 73 Victims Of Fulani Herdsmen Attack

Benue Buries 73 Victims Of Fulani Herdsmen Attack

The 73 victims of the recent attack by Fulani herdsmen on villagers and farmers at Guma and Logo local government area of Benue state were buried on a site at the Industrial Layout along Naka Road in Makurdi. Gov. Samuel Ortom had also declared three days of mourning for the

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January 12th, 2018

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The Most Anticipated African Books To Read In 2018

The Most Anticipated African Books To Read In 2018

The year 2017 was an exciting time with great reads bursting at its seams for the African literati. A debut year for some amazing books both fiction and nonfiction which redefined the literary landscape with themes that challenged socio-cultural sphere across the world. It ...

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January 12th, 2018

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New Minimum Wage Would Be Ready By Third Quarter – Ngige

New Minimum Wage Would Be Ready By Third Quarter – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige said the new minimum wage for the nation would be finalized the third quarter of this year. He said a National Tripartite Committee set up by President Buhari on minimum wage had commenced work. Members of the committee ...

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January 8th, 2018

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President Buhari Commissions 10 Coaches And 2 Locomotives In Kaduna

President Buhari Commissions 10 Coaches And 2 Locomotives In Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated 10 additional locomotives and two coaches in Rigasa Train Station, Kaduna. The president reiterated his administration’s resolve to vigorously pursue railway development in Nigeria through the implementation of the 25year strategic ...

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January 5th, 2018

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Full Text Of President Buhari’s New Year Speech

Full Text Of President Buhari’s New Year Speech

I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE. Unfortunately, I am saddened to acknowledge that for many this Christmas and New Year holidays have been anything but merry and happy.

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January 5th, 2018

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Two Nigerians Make Top 50 Finalists For $1 million Global Teacher Prize

Two Nigerians Make Top 50 Finalists For $1 million Global Teacher Prize

Two Nigerians, Itodo Anthony and Ayodele Odeogbola have been shortlisted alongside 48 other finalists for the 2018 Global Teacher Prize. The Global Teacher Prize, a $1 million prize awarded annually, is given to a teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the ...

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December 15th, 2017

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FG Hands Over Presidential Lodge To Lagos State

FG Hands Over Presidential Lodge To Lagos State

The Federal government of Nigeria has formally handed over the President’s Marina Lodge to Lagos state after 20 years. Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, transferred the documents of the Presidential Marina Lodge to the Lagos State Governor, Mr.

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December 13th, 2017

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401 Nigerian Migrants Return From Libya

401 Nigerian Migrants Return From Libya

About 401 Nigerians stranded in Libya arrived in Lagos yesterday morning amidst celebration and tears of joy.The repatriation exercise and arrival began late Tuesday when the first batch of 144 arrived the cargo section of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) and ...

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December 7th, 2017

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Governor Rochas Okorocha Swears In Commissioner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfillment

Governor Rochas Okorocha Swears In Commissioner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfillment

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has sworn in 28 new commissioners and 27 Transition Committee Chairmen for the 27 local government councils in the state. Amongst the newly sworn in commissioners by the governor  is his biological sister, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo (nee ...

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December 5th, 2017

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FG Declares Friday Public Holiday For Eid-Maulud

FG Declares Friday Public Holiday For Eid-Maulud

The Federal Government has declared Friday as public holiday to celebrate the Eid-El-Maulud. The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd.), made it known on behalf of the Federal Government, in a statement on Wednesday by the Permanent Secretary in the ...

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November 30th, 2017

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