THE military is rehabilitating no fewer than 800 members of Boko Haram, who voluntarily laid down arms to embrace peace in the North East.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated elder statesman and former Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan on his 80th birthday.
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Justice J.J. Majebi of the Kogi State High Court sitting in Okene, Kogi State has convicted and sentenced three former officials of Bassa Local Government Council, Kogi State to 12 years imprisonment over a N160 million theft.
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By Emeka Mamah ENUGUâ€”TheÂ Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday, condemned what he described as the indiscriminate approach to the war against corruption in the country, saying that strict adherence to the rule of law and respect of provisions of the constitution were the sure waysÂ to prevent tyranny and oppression in aRead More
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CALABAR - THE economic recession has struck the sex market in Paradise City, Calabar, capital of Cross River State, forcing working girls to slash their charges to an all-time low of N400 per insertion and N1, 500 â€“ N2, 000 per night for home service due to diminishing patronage.
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ULA UPATA: GUNMEN have gone out of control at Ula Upata, Edioha, Ogoni and Yeghe communities in Rivers State, slaying a native doctor, senior lecturer, female student and four villagers in the last few weeks. Worried by the spate of attacks, the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, has ordered deployment of a special homicide team to Port-Harcourt, capital of Rivers state, to assist the Rivers State Police Command crack down on the killer-gang.
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On Wednesday, 27th April, 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari finally broke his silence over the bloody rampage of armed herdsmen around the country. A statement by his Senior Special Assistant Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, disclosed that the President had directed the Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, and the heads of other security agencies to â€œtake all necessary measuresâ€ to end the attacks and bring their perpetrators to book.
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GOVERNORSHIP aspirant of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, raised alarm over alleged plot to frustrate his campaign by persons he described as â€˜cowards,â€™ saying that his desire to serve the people of the state will propel him to victory
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The Anambra State Police Special Anti-Cultism Squad, SACS, said no fewer than 140 suspects that included, kidnappers, cultists and armed robbers have been convicted, while 10 were freed by various courts in the state within two months.
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For some Nigerians who are worried about the perceived non committal implementation of the local content policy, fellow citizens have been sabotaging the efforts of the government, said Mr. Emmanuel Ekon, Chairman, House Committee on Local Content.
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Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has called on the Federal Government to hasten the establishment of the proposed Pipelines Protection Agency, PPA, that will be equipped with modern technology to stem the tide of pipeline vandalism.
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A non-governmental organisation, Concerned Citizens for Educational Development, CCED, has decried some of the recent actions and policies of the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, which it claimed were impacting negatively on the education sector.
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WORRIED by the hate campaigns of governorship aspirants on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, against each other, past PDP political office holders from Edo Central senatorial district have appealed to the aspirants to stop forthwith the campaign of calumny, character assassination and cannibalism in the overall interest of the party.
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Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, and Governor Ibrahim Geidam of Yobe State, yesterday, declared their support for the establishment of North-East Development Commission.
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The intervention of the former chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Anthony Anenih, dramatically stopped the Edo Central district of the PDP from adopting one of the leading governorship aspirants of the party and sending a wrong message, Vanguard has learnt.
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Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has sworn in a new Commissioner for Works, Harrison Iheanyichukwu, with a charge that he must work hard to deliver on the new Rivers projects.
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The arrest of five youths from Uruebo village, Nkwelle-Ezunaka in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Awkuzu, Anambra State Police Command and their arraignment before an Nteje Chief Magistrate court on Friday, April 1, 2016 for alleged kidnap have continued to engender palpable tension in the area.
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BUILDING materials constitute a key element in housing construction.
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The Enugu East zonal chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended its Chairman, Chief Anike Nwoga, over alleged anti-party activities.
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Traders at the Ariaria International Market, Aba, Abia State, have rejected the order directing them to relocate to the Aba Mega Mall and accused the State Market Development Committee of planning to take over their shops in the planned reconstruction of the market.
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