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19 Jan 2015
THE Minister of State for Power, Alhaji Mohammed Wakil, on Monday disbanded the Technical Committee for Reconnection of Borno State to the National Grid for alleged poor performance. Special Assistant to the Minister on Media, Mr Olawale Rasheed, disclosed the disbandment in a statement issued in Maiduguri and made available to the News Agency of…
16 Jan 2015
AS the Federal Government continues the war against terrorism and other acts that threaten the peace and stability of Nigeria, new approaches to stop the insurgents’ capacity to recruit new members are being adopted.    The Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Programme initiated by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) in collaboration with the…
14 Jan 2015
Annan, Anyaoku, Jega preach peace, unity  AHEAD of next month’s general elections in the country, President Goodluck Jonathan of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his major challenger of All Progressives Congress (APC), Major-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) Wednesday signed an accord with a commitment to keep the peace during and after the polls starting on February…


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Aaron Ramsey struck a minute into his Nice debut after coming on as a substitute to salvage a 1-1 draw away to promoted Toulouse on the opening weekend of the Ligue 1 season.
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The Women Advocate Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) on Sunday held a capacity building for female traditional rulers (Iyalode) and female market women (Iyalojas) in tackling and reducing sexual...
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Making the decision to have a dog is no small feat. This is because you have to care for it as you would a baby. Scientifically, a dog’s brain and mental abilities can be compared to a child’s aged 2 to 2.5 years. Providing a clean environment for your dog to protect it from the…
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Daniil Medvedev will get the chance to further solidify his fragile world number one ranking as the ATP Montreal Masters begins Monday.
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Mortar shells struck residential neighbourhoods near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Sunday shortly after parliament convened to approve the country's recently appointed cabinet....