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Photos: Gunmen kill 36 in Zamfara village

Thirty six people killed by gunmen in Birane Village in Zurmi Local Council of Zamfara State on Wednesday have been buried, amidst outrage in the social media that the tragedy was being downplayed and that there has been no official reaction. However, the Police Command in Zamfara admitted that  18 persons  …

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N92 Million Fraud former Governor’s son Arraigned

Nuraini Adamu, son of former Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Adamu, and one Felix Onyeabo Ojiako were both arraigned by the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, before Justice Farouq Lawal of the Kano State High Court on a four-count charge of conspiracy, forgery and obtaining …

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To stop migration, stop the abuse of Africa’s resources

On January 17, Italy’s parliament approved the deployment of up to 470 troops in Niger to combat “irregular migrant flows” and the trafficking of people towards Libya, and, from there, to Europe. A number of other European countries are pursuingsimilar policies, including France, Germany, and Spain. These policies have been preceded, in recent years and …

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Drama as JAMB uncovers another missing N26m in Nasarawa State

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has uncovered another fraud of N26 million allegedly perpetrated by its former Nasarawa State coordinator, simply identified as Tanko. The development came barely one week after the board uncovered a N36 million fraudallegedly perpetrated by its Benue State sales clerk, Philomena.   Tanko was …

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A dead body of a so-far unidentified man was yesterday found at the Kotu Aqua pond, a sewerage dumpsite off Bertil Harding Highway. According to eyewitnesses, the body of the man, believed to be in his late 30s, was discovered by a sewage tank driver who came to dump waste …

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