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  • Army flags off construction of Camp Buratai in Bayelsa

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has flagged off the construction of 16 Brigade Camp Buratai in Elebele, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Buratai said it was a historical milestone noting that just a year ago he was in Bayelsa to flag off the operations of…

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  • Government seeks tax hike on tobacco, alcohol to fund health

    Okwe Obi, Abuja Minister of Health Isaac Adewole on Tuesday canvassed for increased consumption taxes on harmful products like alcohol and tobacco, saying the monies realised could be used for funding healthcare in the country. He also stated that the country has the lowest health budget globally, lamenting that the Federal Government has not invested…

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  • Corruption war: We will support Ghana – Buhari

    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday assured his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, of Nigeria’s support to Ghana in tackling the menace of endemic corruption. The Nigerian President said that with the right leadership and implementation of good public policies, Africa’s drive to eradicate poverty and entrench democracy is on course. Buhari, who was the special guest…

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  • 3 persons feared dead as suspected sea-pirates invade Bayelsa community

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Three persons are feared dead and two injured as sea-pirates terrorizing coastal communities invaded Ayama community in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa State on Tuesday. This is as the Bayelsa State Police Command has announced the arrest of suspected cultist and serial pipeline vandal Temona Boleigha Alison. Investigations revealed that suspected…

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  • ABU SSANU pullback from nationwide strike

    Abdullahi Hassan,Zaria Senior Staff of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Ahmadu Bello University branch, says it has  withdrawn from the three month strike embarked on by the National Union of the association, passing a vote of no confidence on the executives. Addressing a press conference Tuesday at university’s campus in Zaria, branch chairman of the Union Malam…

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  • Election Sequencing: Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, others dragged to court

    Fred Itua, Abuja A lawyer, Mr. Chyma Anthony, has is suing President Muhammadu Buhari, the National Assembly, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker Yakubu Dogara, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Attorney General of the Federation to a Federal High court in Abuja, to among other things, demand that the court determine whether the…

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  • Economic recovery: Minister solicits support of Nigerians

    Gyang Bere, Jos Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, has urged private and public organisations in the country to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic policy towards recovering the country’s economy. She expressed the commitment of the Buhari administration in tackling head-on the monster of corruption and unemployment that…

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  • Fulani herdsmen kill 24 in Benue community, sack village

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi At least 24 people, including children, women and the elderly, have been killed by Fulani herdsmen in Omusu-Edumoga, Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State. Daily Sun gathered that the herdsmen, who came into the community, through the Ado Local Government axis, invaded the village at about 3:00p.m., on Monday, and started…

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  • BREAKING: Meningitis kills over 40 in Jigawa

    Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse Over 40 children are reported dead as a result of outbreak of a disease suspected to be cerebral spinal meningitis (CSM) in Majia town under Taura local government area of Jigawa State. Investigation by Daily Sun reporter, at the town, ‎revealed that the victims started with complains of fever and numbness in…

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  • JUST IN: Senate summons Aviation minister, Sirika over air mishaps

    The Senate has summoned the Minister of State Aviation, Hadi Sirika, to appear before lawmakers at Plenary and explain the reason for the recent air mishaps and near fatalities in the country. A federal lawmaker, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, in a notion observed that there were two air mishaps in February 2018. One of them he…

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