Daily Archives: January 3, 2019

Insecurity: Gunmen have taken over Katsina State, says Gov. Masari

Few days after Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, backed a call for declaration of state of emergency in the North-west state over the menace of armed bandits, the Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Aminu Masari, has cried out that gunmen ....

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Airforce helicopter crashes in Boko Haram combat

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter crashed in combat on Wednesday night while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion at Damasak in Northern Borno State ...

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Boko Haram: Police officers didn’t protest deployment to Northeast – Moshood

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has denied a social media report that its personnel deployed to the North East to complement the military in the fight against Boko Haram protested ...

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Keystone Bank, Etisalat: Buhari Campaign threatens to sue Atiku

The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has threatened to sue the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar ....

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PDP alleges INEC plot to rig 2019 elections

The Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to distance itself from an alleged plot to compromise the Electoral Guidelines and pave the way for the alteration of the forthcoming general ...

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States should determine minimum wage to workers – Peter Obi

Vice Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mr Peter Obi, has said there was need for states to determine what they pay their workers, based on realities ...

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Transition: My govt left $29.6bn in foreign reserves, $5.2 NLNG dividends for Buhari – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday stated that he did not leave an empty treasury for his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari, describing Pastor Tunde Bakare’s claims to that effect as false and untenable ...

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Police IG removes Imo CP, others

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has removed the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi and three Deputy Commissioners of Police from the ...

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Strike: We’re not aware of FG N15.89bn to varsities – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it has not been briefed on the alleged payment of N15.89 billion to universities by the Federal Government, two months after it embarked on strike ...

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Forbes ranks Nigeria behind Ghana, Rwanda, South Africa, others as Best Country for Business

Nigeria has been rated the 110th best country for business in the world in 2019, out of 161 graded countries. Top on the list are ...

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