Monthly Archives: August 2017

NYSC members urged to be patriotic, play active role in uniting Nigeria

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members should remain patriotic, loyal and play active role in the pursuit of the common goal of a united, strong and indivisible nation. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State gave this charge at the orientation … Continue reading

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Borno sets up boarding schools for children orphaned by Boko Haram

The Borno Government on Saturday said it had constructed two model boarding primary schools to enrol children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency. The Commissioner of Education, Musa Kubo, told newsmen in Maiduguri that the school projects, located at Ngomeri-Barwee … Continue reading

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FG constitutes committee on safe use of acid in foods

The Federal Government has set up a national technical committee to examine recent court judgment on the rejection of some soft drinks exported from Nigeria to the United Kingdom. Head of Public Relations of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mr … Continue reading

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Buhari arrives on board Nigeria Air Force One jet

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned from London on board Nigeria Air Force One jet, after spending more than 100 days receiving treatment. The President who left Abuja on May 7, for the British capital to receive medical care arrived … Continue reading

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Daura, Buhari’s home town in jubilation

Residents of Daura in Katsina State, are in an upbeat mood over reports of President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to Nigeria after his medical vacation abroad. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that those interviewed on Saturday expressed gratitude to … Continue reading

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Sultan directs Muslims to watch out for new moon of Dhulhajj

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged Muslims to watch out for the new moon of Dhulhajj1438AH from Tuesday Aug. 22. The Sultan said this in a statement issued by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee … Continue reading

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Ortom to Fulani Herdsmen: Don’t quit Benue; ranch your cattle

Apparently taken aback by a weird notice by a group in the state to Fulani herdsmen to quit the state with immediate effect, Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, has distanced himself from the notice and asked the herdsmen to … Continue reading

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