Following Mondayâ€™s attack on troops of the 113 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Borno, which were successfully repelled, military sources have told Vanguard that over 30 Boko Haram terrorists were killed while scores escaped with gunshot injuries.
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THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige yesterday reiterated the Federal Government commitment to implement the approved N500 billion for the social intervention scheme.
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ABUJA â€” In a bid to save his position as the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, begged the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, to reconsider its decision to conduct day-to-day hearing on the 13-count criminal charge the Federal Government entered against him.
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chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, Mr Philip Olumese, has berated the state governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, for listing the likes of Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Captain Hosa Okunbor and Dr Daniel Ladipo as his friends, pointing out that the pronouncement made a mockery of the governorâ€™s claims to be on the side of the common man, who gave him the mandate to govern the state.
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Organised labour, yesterday, conde-mned the planned purchase of 108 SUVs for senator, describing the alleged inflation of the prices of the cars as shameful and criminal, which must be resisted by the people.
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National coordinator of Ijaws in Oil and Gas, IOG, Mr Ebipams Johnny, has urged lawmakers from the Niger Delta region in the National Assembly to oppose the proposed Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, currently before the House.
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Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John-Jonah (retd), has hailed the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, for initiating a programme to encourage young persons, especially secondary school students, to take up careers in the military.
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Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Yaba, have arrested a woman, who allegedly attempted to set her husband ablaze, during a squabble at their Ejigbo residence in Lagos.
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Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) who once brokered a meeting between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Boko Haram leadership in 2011, has said Nigeria may have to pay a â€œvery high priceâ€ to secure the release of abducted Chibok girls, by releasing some captured Boko Haram members.
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Tension has pervaded Uzo-Uwani local government area of Enugu state, following the abduction of an Enugu state auditor over the weekend by Fulani herdsmen along Nsukka-Adani express road. The abductors have demanded N5 million as ransom for his release.
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Scores of protesters, yesterday, staged a peaceful protest at the Federal Ministry of Communications over the decision of the Federal Government to withdraw their appointment and cancel their recruitment by the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA.
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The Federal Ministry of Educationâ€™s move to reduce the workload of primary and junior secondary pupils from 20 to a maximum of ten subjects under the nine-year basic educational curriculum was welcomed in most quarters as it would align our system with international paradigms.
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The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki has called on estate surveyors and valuers to evolve strategies that would check corruption in the real estate sector, reiterating National Assemblyâ€™s resolve to stimulate urban development in the country through oversight function and effective legislation.
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IJAW Community in the United States of America, USA, has pledged assistance to Mr. Adelabu Seribor, a 60-year-old Junior Secondary School (JSS) 11 student of Izon College, Bomadi-Overside in Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State.
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COMMUNITIES in Eket and Ikot Abasi Local Government Areas, Akwa Ibom State have expressed disappointment over the numerous projects abandoned by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC in the council areas.
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Imo State Government has warned unauthorized users of sirens, fake number plates and tinted vehicle glass to retrace their steps immediately or face the consequence of their illegal action.
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MEMBERS of the National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, yesterday shut operations at all offices of the Jos Electricity Distribution Company, JEDC Plc in the four states of Plateau, Benue, Bauchi and Gombe over alleged unfavourable working conditions among other things.
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN says Nigeria loses about 350,000 to 400,000 hectares of land per year to deforestation.
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The Nigerian real estate market has been hampered by the general lull in the nationâ€™s economy with most operators now struggling to remain in business.
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