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By Daniel Adaji Hajia Bintu Ali, a 53-year-old mother of ten, fled to the Abuja Area One Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp for refuge after a deadly Boko Haram attack in her community in Gwoza local government area, Borno state. Everyone fled for safety. Many persons were killed, and several others are missing to date. […]Continue Reading
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By Stephanie Adams-Douglas Two top police officers at the core of public relations – the police spokesperson and head of the public complaints unit – had authoritatively pronounced the possession and use of pepper spray by private citizens as offences. However, their position has generated controversy amongst the citizenry, many of whom have disagreed, citing […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji Prominent sons and daughters of Idoma on Saturday gathered in Otukpo Benue State,  and discussed the spate killings in Oturkpo, Apa, and Guma Local Government Areas of Benue State where above 134 persons were killed by Fulani militia. The killing that took place during this year’s Easter celebration has been condemned by […]Continue Reading
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…Herdsmen destroy Oganenigu in Kogi State, four years after similar mayhem Daniel Adaji Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom is counting his last days out of Government House, Makurdi, not without floods of tears over yet another massacre of 134 persons in Oturkpo, Apa, and Guma Local Government Areas of the State. The latest deaths, blamed […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) has trained about 20 journalists on how to conduct effective investigative journalism, using data obtained from open sources. The three-day in-person training took place in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. It was conducted on April 4 to 6, 2023. The participants were drawn […]Continue Reading
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Nigeria produces four of seven unicorns in Africa valued at over $7.5billion President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated the National Council for Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship with the mandate to guide the implementation of the Nigeria Startup Act (NSA) 2022. Speaking at the inauguration of the 14-member Council chaired by him, the President directed the Continue Reading
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…Directs Banks to open their branches on Saturday and Sunday …CBN Gov to monitor compliance personally The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has confirmed the evacuation of banknotes from its vaults to commercial banks across the country as part of a coordinated effort to ease the circulation of banknotes of various denominations. The CBN has […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja said it would invest more in meteorological data generation to improve weather prediction across the country. Prof. Mansur Matazu, the Director-General, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) made the promise during his keynote address on the occasion of the World Meteorological Day. Matazu , who was represented by Prof. Effiom Continue Reading
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The Chief of Administration (Army), Maj.-Gen. Okpe Ali, says the understanding of the major indigenous languages by the troops of the Nigerian Army will enhance their operations. Ali said this during the inauguration of the Indigenous Languages Course 12/2023 organised by the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) on Thursday in Abuja. He said the military’s […]Continue Reading