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FG is working to address fuel scarcity-Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government is working to address the lingering fuel scarcity in the country, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said. He said that government is also working to address the challenges of epileptic electricity supply and …

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China, Nigeria to enhance bilateral relations under new cooperation plans

China says it will develop modalities to enhance bilateral relations with Nigeria under the new cooperation plan of the 2015 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit. Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Gu Xiaojie, said this at the 2016 China-Nigeria Trade …

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Tension in Katsina as security agents stop Shiites procession

Tension took over  parts of Katsina metropolis earlier Wednesday as residents woke up to a massive convergence of the Muslim Brotherhood Movement popularly called Shiites,  along the IBB Way and the Central mosque areas, for the group’s annual Maulud Fatima …

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MY INTEREST IS TO CREATE A PEACEFUL RIVERS STATE FOR SUSTAINED DEVELOPMENT- Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that his Principal interest is to create a peaceful environment for the development of the state, saying despite all the contrived distractions, his administration has recorded excellent achievements. Governor Wike also declared …

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Pope at Easter recalls victims of ‘blind, brutal terrorism’

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis tempered his Easter Sunday message of Christian hope with a denunciation of “blind” terrorism, recalling victims of attacks in Europe, Africa and elsewhere, as well as expressing dismay that people fleeing war …

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Easter: APC calls for greater international cooperation against terrorism

 Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), has called for greater cooperation between the international community and Nigeria towards defeating terrorism. Odigie-Oyegun’s call is contained in his Easter message of goodwill made available to newsmen by Mr …

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AFCON: Chad’s withdrawal slims Nigeria’s chances

The Confédération of African Football (CAF) on Sunday announced the withdrawal of Chad from the ongoing qualifiers for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), scheduled for Gabon next January. In a report on its website, CAF said it was …

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Your flippancy out-of-line, Tinubu tells Kachikwu

Apparently dismayed by his arrogance, former governor of Lagos State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Saturday, ridiculed the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, for telling Nigerians that he “was not trained as a …

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Nigerian Army Officer Kidnapped In Kaduna

A senior Nigerian Army officer serving at the Nigerian Army School of Infantry Jaji in Kaduna State, Colonel Samaila Inusa, has been abducted by criminals. The Deputy Director, Public Relations of the One Mechanised Division, Colonel Usman Abdul, disclosed this …

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Buhari vows to end mass killings of Nigerians, abductions

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday pledged that mass killings of innocent Nigerians, abductions and other criminal atrocities would soon become history in the country. The president made the pledge in his Easter message to the nation. He said that his …

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