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Warri-Itakpe train service suspended, not grounded — NRC 1

Warri-Itakpe train service suspended, not grounded — NRC

. By Dirisu Yakubu, ABUJA The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, Wednesday, dismissed reports in a section of the media that it had grounded operations on the Warri-Itakpe corridor. This is even as the corporation noted that the Warri- Itakpe train service is fully operational as scheduled, adding however that “there is a temporary suspension of …

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Secondary School student commits suicide in Kwara; Police recover remains 2

Secondary School student commits suicide in Kwara; Police recover remains

. By Demola Akinyemi, Ilorin A  depressed secondary school student, Adegoke Adeyemi of Offa Grammar school, in Offa local government area of Kwara who failed his promotion examination from SSS1 to SSS2 and was asked to repeat has hanged himself. Also.a notorious cultist and head of the gang, Monday Ojoagbu who has been terrorising Ilorin …

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FG approves N2.6bn for procurement of security vehicles, gadgets for FCT 3

FG approves N2.6bn for procurement of security vehicles, gadgets for FCT

. The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N2.7 billion contracts for the purchase of operational vehicles and equipment to support security agencies to protect lives and property in the FCT. FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, made the assertion in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Anthony Ogunleye, in Abuja. Bello explained …

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COREN reiterates commitment to accredit more professional engineering institutions 4

COREN reiterates commitment to accredit more professional engineering institutions

. President of COREN Engr. Ali A. Rabiu FNSE , FAEng; Registrar of COREN Engr. Bello Adisa FNSE, FAEng , past President of COREN Engr. Kashim Ali FNSE, FAEng and Chairman Washington Accord/ Vice Chairman International Engineering Alliance(IEA) at the just concluded FEderation of Engineering institutions of Asia and Pacific (FEIAP) 30th AGM/ 6th Convention …

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Zulum visits 10 farms in 4 LGAs, explains FG’s fertilizer ban in Borno 7

Zulum visits 10 farms in 4 LGAs, explains FG’s fertilizer ban in Borno

. Zulum interacting with some farmers … Promises liquid fertilizer  By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Wednesday toured 10 farmlands in the outskirts of four local governments: Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Jere, Mafa and Dikwa to monitor farming activities. During the separate unscheduled visits, Zulum, a University Professor of irrigation farming, …

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‘It’s a huge loss’ — Buni mourns Commissioner for Youth and Sports, late Goni Bukar 9

‘It’s a huge loss’ — Buni mourns Commissioner for Youth and Sports, late Goni Bukar

. By Ndahi Marama, Damaturu Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni on Wednesday mourned the sudden demise of Commissioner for Youths and Sportsz and former member House of Representatives, Hon. Goni Bukar Lawan who died in a ghastly motor accident on Tuesday evening along Damaturu-Kano road. Buni described the death as a huge loss to his …

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Boko Haram abducts Health Worker in Borno  10

Boko Haram abducts Health Worker in Borno 

. By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri Barely quite sometime when the incident of Kidnapping did not take place in Borno, a fresh incident occurred on Wednesday when suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram/ISWAP laid ambush and abducted a Medical Worker, Babagana Bulama. The fresh incident took place along Nganzai- Monguno road in Northern Borno Senatorial District. …

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Attack on AIG: Terrorists scrounging for cheap points — Lai Mohammed 12

Attack on AIG: Terrorists scrounging for cheap points — Lai Mohammed

. —Justifies Lagos-Kano, Itakpe-Warri rail service suspension By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, ABUJA THE Federal Government, yesterday described the attack on the convoy of the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Zone 12 headquartered in Bauchi, Audu Madaki, as an attempt by terrorists to score “a psychological point”. The Minister of information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed …

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APC Youth Wing asks Buhari to caution Aregbesola, says ‘ex-Gov liability to Osun APC’ 13

APC Youth Wing asks Buhari to caution Aregbesola, says ‘ex-Gov liability to Osun APC’

. The Youth Wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun on Wednesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to caution his Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola over alleged anti-party conducts, aimed at grounding the party in the State. The Osun APC said the Minister has become a liability and a political virus to the …

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Insecurity: FCT Police commences raids on abandoned structures, untended bushes

. **Says there are No Kidnappers Hideouts within Abuja City. By: Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja The FCT Police Command on Wednesday commenced raids on untended bushes and abandoned structures within the city centre and suburbs as part of its intelligence-led gathering measures. This is as it debunked insinuations that some kidnappers had infiltrated the city …

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Internet agog as APC chair, Adamu shouts ‘Praise the Lord!’ in ECWA church [Video] 17

Internet agog as APC chair, Adamu shouts ‘Praise the Lord!’ in ECWA church [Video]

By Biodun Busari Social media has gone agog over a viral video showing the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu attending a church in Nasarawa state on Wednesday. Nigerian youths have been debating on the internet that the motive was for him and his political party to gain Christians in …

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