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Ayu, Tambuwal, Lamido visit Bauchi governor

Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorcha Ayu, on Saturday, held a consultative meeting with Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State. Ayu accompanied by the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, former governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido and Mohammed met behind closed doors. The delegation arrived in Bauchi […]

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COP27 Summit Racing Against Climate Clock

SHARM EL SHEIKH, EGYPT — The COP27 summit kicks off Sunday in Egypt with nearly 200 countries struggling to outpace increasingly dire climate impacts in a world upended by war and economic turmoil. Just in the last few months, a cascade of climate-addled weather disasters has killed thousands, displaced millions and caused billions in damages: […]

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Nigerian Army donates new block of classrooms in Kogi

The Nigerian Army has constructed and donated a block of four classrooms with toilets to College of Arabic and Islamic Studies (CAISO) Idoji, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Farouq Yahaya, handed over the project together with principal’s office and a […]

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2023: We’ll support female candidates through capacity building — Minister

Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, says efforts are on to support female candidates vying for various political offices in the 2023 general elections through capacity building to ensure service delivery. Tallen said this during the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Ministerial Forum in Abuja. According to her, the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Women […]

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Cameroonian President Paul Biya Marks 40 Years in Power

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON — Cameroonian President Paul Biya marked 40 years in power Sunday but stayed out of the spotlight as questions swirled about the 89-year-old who is the only leader most of the Central African country’s people have ever known. Thousands of his supporters gathered in the capital, Yaounde, to celebrate the anniversary but there […]

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FG denies payment of half salary to ASUU in Oct.

The Federal Government has denied the accusation that it paid members of the Academic Staff Union of Nigeria (ASUU) half salaries in October. Mr Olajide Oshundun, Head of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, said this in a statement he signed on Saturday in Abuja. Oshundun said the ministry was reacting […]

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Nullification of Adamawa APC governorship candidate unacceptable — Tallen

The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, says the nullification of the Adamawa All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Sen. Aisha Dahiru-Binani (Adamawa Central), is unacceptable. Tallen said this during the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Ministerial Forum in Abuja. The minister, who described the problem that led to the nullification as a party issue, […]

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2023 Census: NPC opens portal for ad hoc staff recruitment in Kogi

The National Population Commission (NPC) in Kogi, has opened the portal for recruitment of ad hoc staff for 2023 national Census. The Federal Commissioner in charge of Kogi, Prof. Jimoh Isah, said this at a news conference in Lokoja on Saturday. Isah said prospective applicants as ad hoc staff for the census could now access […]

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Anti-Narcotic Agency Arrests 2 Pakistani Businessmen For Cocaine Trafficking

Nigeria’s Anti-narcotic Agency, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested two Pakistani businessmen at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos with 8 kilograms of cocaine concealed in a public address system while attempting to board a Qatar Airways flight to Lahole, Pakistan via Doha. The two suspects: Asif Muhammed, 45 and Hussain […]

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Navy donates relief materials to 5,000 flood-displaced people in Rivers LG

The Nigeria Navy on Sunday distributed food and other relief items to about 5,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) affected by flood in various communities in Ahoada, Rivers. Commander of the Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder Port Harcourt, Commodore Suleiman Ibrahim delivered the palliatives to the victims at the Central IDP Camp in Ahoada. The News […]