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Fish out Badeh’s killers, Buhari orders security agencies

alex badeh

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd) as “very sad and unfortunate.” The President, in a statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina commiserated with the family of the late general, his friends and professional colleagues in the military, …

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2019: IDPs in Niger, Chad to vote – INEC

INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday said it had made special provisions for Internally Displaced Persons outside Nigeria to vote in the forthcoming general elections scheduled for 2019. The commission also stated that specially designed forms would be deployed at the polling units of the affected communities. The chairman …

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FG slammed for creating new varsities

Education Minister, Adamu Adamu

Lecturers in different tertiary institutions across the country have berated the Federal Government for the creation of new higher institutions in the face of poor funding of the existing ones. The Senate had approved the creation of 80 new federal tertiary institutions. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and …

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‘I never dreamt of becoming a governor’


Adamawa state Governor Jibrilla Bindo has said he has never dreamt of becoming a governor of his state. Bindo made the statement  during the 35th anniversary of the Miango Old Students Association held at the Three Angels Apartment Rayfied in Jos at the weekend. He said, “I was not born …

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I regret joining APC – Atiku


  Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has apologised for joining the groups, who came together to form the All Progressives Congress. He said the apology had become necessary because of the sufferings Nigerians had been subjected to in the last three and …

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Gov Bindow declares intentions to re-contest in 2019

Muhammadu Bindow

Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa state has declared his intentions to re-contest for the gubernatorial seat in the forthcoming elections under the All Progressive Congress (APC) party. “I hereby on behalf of myself, family and the people of Adamawa state wish to declare my intentions to continue to …

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2019 polls: Atiku begs ex gov Sule Lamido to step down

Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President and presidential aspirant of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has appealed to former Governor Sule Lamido who is also in the race, to step down for him. Atiku made the plea while addressing PDP faithful at the state secretariat of the party in Dutse, Jigawa State. Atiku said …

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10 killed by suicide bombers in Madagali


At least 10 persons died Saturday in a twin suicide bomb attack in a crowded place at Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.  Residents told journalists that two women detonated explosive devices at the entrance of the town from the direction of Gwoza. A resident, Aura Garga, said the …

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Defections: We’ve no plan to dump APC – Niger, Adamawa govs


The Adamawa State Governor, Mohammed Bindow,  and his Niger State counterpart, Abubakar Bello, have dismissed speculations that they are preparing to dump the All Progressives Congress to join the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. The governors made their positions known in separate interactions with newsmen in their various states. Bindow spoke …

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2 killed, 29 injured by suspected herdsmen in Adamawa


Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday attacked Bare village in the Numan Local Government Area (LGA) of Adamawa State, killing two people and inflicting 29 others with various degrees of injury. According to reports, those killed were attacked on their farms while the attackers also set the villages ablaze. The Chairman, Numan …

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