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40 years after: Buhari says Murtala’s death signposts loss of Nigeria’s greatness

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the country has lost its momentum to greatness with the assassination of a former Head of State, Late General Murtala Mohammad.

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40 years after: Buhari says Murtala’s death signposts loss of Nigeria’s greatness

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the country has lost its momentum to greatness with the assassination of a former Head of State, Late General Murtala Mohammad.

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Six die as rival cult groups clash in Rivers

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt

The Rivers Command of the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed that no fewer than six persons have lost their lives to a clash between two rival cult groups in Omoku, headquarter of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area.

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APC not jittery over S’ Court ruling, says Odigie-Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, says the party is not jittery over the Supreme Court’s ruling

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Remains of Olubadan laid to rest in Ibadan

THE remains of the late Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade 1, who died on January 19, 2016 at the ripe age of 101 were yesterday interred in his compound at Igbo Elerin, Ibadan.

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Delta takes fight against Lassa Fever to markets

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba

Delta State Government has commenced the fumigation and de-ratting of Ogbeogonogo Modern Market in Asaba, the state capital in its bid to rid the state of the scourge of Lassa fever.

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Sokoto moves to enroll 1.2m pupils in public schools

By Musa Gada, Sokoto

In a very ambitious move, Sokoto State Government has perfected plans to enroll no fewer than 1.2 million pupils in public primary schools across the 23 local governments of the state in the next nine months.

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NDLEA arrests mother of three with 904 grammes of cocaine in Abuja

There was a mild drama as Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday arrested a mother of three, Mrs. Saidat Bola Hassan who vomited about fifteen wraps of white powdery substances

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Rivers governor suspends commissioner, A’ General

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt

 

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike of Rivers has ordered the suspension of the state’s Commissioner for Finance and Accountant General over a yet-to-be ascertained reason.

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Nigerian Air Forces discovers possible location of Chibok girls

The Nigerian Air Force has said that it has been able to identify possible locations of the abducted Chibok school girls.

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