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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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Military: We’ve dealt mortal damage to Boko Haram insurgents

File Photo: Soldiers

The Nigerian military has said it had dealt a mortal damage to the Boko Haram insurgents in the latest attack on Gudumbali. The insurgents who had always gained upper hand in the battle of Gudumbali in the past, according to a military source, met their Waterloo when they invaded the …

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2019: INEC plan to create poling centres in IDP camps unacceptable – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the plan by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create polling centers in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps within the country to allow them vote in the 2019 general elections. Addressing a press conference on Friday in Abuja, the PDP National Publicity …

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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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SAD! Flooding displaces 53,000 persons in Kogi, Niger


The Executive Secretary of the Kogi State Emergency Management Agency, Alhasan Ayegba, yesterday said that over 45,000 persons were displaced by flood across the state. Ayegba said the displaced persons were currently being settled in various internally displaced camps provided by the state government. Ayegba who stated this in Lokoja …

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