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IT was a moving scene. Some parents wailing on seeing the charred remains of their loved ones. Others were searching for their children, who may have died in the Boko Haram’s Tuesday attack on the hostels of the Federal Government College, Boni Yadi, Yobe State, in which 43 pupils were reported...
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WHAT role for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the battle against unemployment? This, among other critical development issues, will be tackled today and tomorrow in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital where the Southwest Regional Integration Forum on the promotion of MSMEs is taking plac...
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The Kano State House of Assembly yesterday condemned the suspension of the embattled Central Bank Governor, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. The lawmakers described it as unconstitutional. The Deputy Speaker, Hamisu Ibrahim, and the Majority Leader, Kabiru Alasan Rurum, who spoke to reporters at the Asse...
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A former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Jibrin Isah Echocho, said yesterday he has no plans to defect to any party. He asked his supporters not to seek revenge against anyone in the state. Echocho, who made the clarification in a statement in Abuja through...
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LAWMAKERS were stunned yesterday to learn that $22.8 billion oil proceeds did not reflect in the books of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) made the disclosure at the Hon. Muraina Ajibola- headed House of Representativ...
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The President of the Civil Rights Congress of Nigeria, Comrade Shehu Sani, yesterday urged the Federal Government to consider other options to tackle the Boko Haram insurgency. He also urged the government to raise a Contact Committee and Islamic sects’ leaders’ dialogue committee. Sani, ...
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BARELY 24 hours after the killing of 43 students at the Federal Government College in Yobe State, the military has arrested some suspects, The Nation learnt yesterday. The suspects are undergoing interrogation in a designated centre, a source said. Also, President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the Ch...
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The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to step up the government’s effort to contain the activities of Boko Haram. NBA President Okey Wali (SAN), in a statement yesterday, described the Buni Yadi, Yobe State incident as a “dastardly act of gruesome mass m...
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THE Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Saad Abubakar, has urged Muslims to fervently pray for peace to reign in Nigeria. The Sultan advised Muslims nationwide to recite the Al-Qunut special supplication in all mosques across the country during the five obligatory daily prayers. He said the prayers were necessar...
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There was outrage yesterday against the killing of students in Yobe State by Boko Haram members. Human rights activists, lawmakers and lawyers flayed the attack in which 43 students died. The Senate ordered Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Kenneth Minimah to relocate his office to the 7th Division of ...