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‘Kano Christians not barred from churches’

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The Kano State Government on Saturday described as false reports in some national dailies and online media that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has banned Christians resident in the state from going to church on Sundays.The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Muhammad Garba, who made the remark while briefing newsmen on Saturday in Kano, said the report... [Read More...]

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Herdsmen kill two students in Jos school

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No fewer than two students were killed when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen invaded a school in Barakn Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. Sunday Punch gathered that the suspected Fulani terrorists from Bisichi village of Barakinladi LGA attacked Dalo Memorial High School around Hiepang, in B/Ladi LGA of Plateau State on Saturday... [Read More...]

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Army seizes bomb-laden vehicle from Boko Haram

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Nigeria Army troops on Saturday recovered a cache of arms and a Sport Utility Vehicle packed full with Improvised Explosives Devices, while conducting operations after suicide bomb attacks on Zabarmari Muna, near Maiduguri, Borno State. This was disclosed by the Defence Headquarters in a statement issued in Abuja by the Director of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Chris... [Read More...]

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FG open to negotiations with Boko Haram — Presidency

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The Federal Government on Saturday gave conditions for negotiating with Boko Haram. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in an interview with journalists, said if negotiation becomes an option, the government would be doing so from a position of strength. He said the machinery put in place, which... [Read More...]

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Nigerians buy fuel for N120 per litre

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After some days of respite, fuel scarcity worsened in different parts of the country on Saturday with Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol, selling as high as N160 per litre in some places. Reports by our correspondents from different states indicated that many petrol stations were still not selling fuel, while those opened sold... [Read More...]

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We’re closing in on Boko Haram – FG

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In spite of the spike in attacks by the violent Boko Haram sect in the north-east, the Federal Government has said it is winning the terrorism war. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Bulus Lolo, told journalists on Saturday in Abuja that President Muhammad Buhari has mapped out a regional security... [Read More...]

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NFF fires Keshi, Amodu takes over

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The Nigeria Football Federation has terminated the appointment of Stephen Keshi as Head Coach of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles. A statement by the NFF Executive Committee on Saturday said this decision was made, “having thoroughly reviewed the reports/findings of the NFF Disciplinary Committee and NFF Technical and Development Committee, as well as... [Read More...]

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I’m never tired of love –Ebisan

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Multi-talented singer, Ebisan Rewane, tells us why she is interested in music as well as acting How did you discover your singing prowess? It’s something I have always known I had. I was told that I hummed to tunes even before I could talk. Everyone around me told me I was a good singer. I... [Read More...]

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