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  • Farmers-Herdsmen conflict: FG takes case to ECOWAS

    Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Federal Government of Nigeria have renewed efforts to address problems associated with transhumance and its attendant security concerns. The development is the outcome of a meeting between the Minister of Interior, Lt.-General Abdurahman Danbazau (rtd) and the President of the ECOWAS Commission,…

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  • Daura advises President to drop role as Petrol Minister

    Noah Ebije, Kaduna President Muhammadu Buhari’s kinsman Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim Daura has called on the President to resign from the office of Petroleum Minister and concentrate on his duty as the President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria. Daura, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina State, made the…

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  • Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return in two years

    Reuters Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed on Tuesday to complete within two years the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who had fled an army crackdown last year in Myanmar. The UN Refugee Agency, responding to the plan, raised a concern about forcibly repatriating over 650,000 Rohingya who fled to neighboring Bangladesh after a…

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  • New U.S. sanctions against Russia to affect relations – Envoy

    Xinhua/NAN New U.S. sanctions against Moscow’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election will affect their short and long term relations, U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Huntsman said on Tuesday. TASS news agency quoted Huntsman as saying that “it is too early to say how many people in Russia will be affected by the…

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  • Bayelsa Polytechnic to commence academic session Sept.

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Polytechnic, Aleibiri, in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state is set to commence academic session from September 2018. Commissioner for Information in the state, Jonathan Obuebite, who disclosed this to newsmen, said that work would soon commence on the land allocated for building of the State Polytechnic. Speaking…

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  • We won’t establish more tertiary institutions in Delta – Okowa

    Paul Osuyi, Asaba Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Tuesday, said his administration would not embark on the establishment of more tertiary institutions, but would strengthen the existing ones to improve the standard of education in the state. There are three campuses of the state university in Abraka, Oleh and Asaba; three Colleges of…

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  • 97% of PVCs collected in C’ River, says REC

    Judex Okoro, Calabar The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Cross River State, has disclosed that over 97 per cent of the Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) have been collected in the state leaving a balance of only per cent with the commission. Resident Electoral Officer (REC) in the state, Dr. Frankland O. Briyai, who made…

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  • Anger in House of Reps over herdsmen’s killings

    Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja There was anger in the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, over killings resulting from attacks from suspected herdsmen across the country. Majority of the  lawmakers, who spoke on a  motion on the recent killings in Benue State and security situation in the country, berated President Muhammadu Buhari and the security agencies for…

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