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Shun fake news, NOA urges Nigerians


The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has enjoined Nigerians to show love to the nation and also remember the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in the spirit of the season. In a statement by the agency, its Director General, Dr. Garba Abari admonished Nigerians to show kindness to the less privileged, especially …

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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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N9tn NNPC contract scam: Buhari must explain role – PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday in Abuja asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress to explain to Nigerians what they know about the N9tn ($25bn) contract scam which it said was allegedly perpetrated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation under their watch. The National Publicity Secretary of …

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Buhari told to stop killings or quit


Political leaders across the country have called on the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government to stop the rising spate of killings across the country or quit. They made the demand yesterday at an extra ordinary summit held in Abuja themed, “State of the Nation: The Rising Spate of Killings …

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Benue killings: Citizen blames Myetti Allah’s comment on soldiers


A public commentator and concerned citizen in Benue State, Moses Aondongu, on Saturday faulted Myetti Allah for alleging in a media reports that the current military operations in some states of the federation killed six of their members in Nassarawa state. Aondongu said rather than discourage the personnel of the …

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Nasarawa Governor Stoned By IDPs

  Internally Displaced Persons on Tuesday stoned the convoy of Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, who was in Obi Local Government Area of the state for assessment visit to some of the IDP camps and other affected villages. The aggrieved campers stoned the governor’s convoy in Agwatashi. Our correspondent, …

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