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NAFDAC to assist small, medium scale agro-allied businesses in North-East

THE National Agency for Foods, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said it would go beyond its core mandate to assist small and medium...

Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Army of continued illegal detention of children in Northeast

FOR children fleeing from Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria, their struggle for survival suffers setbacks from arbitrary detention to gross violations at the...

Jire Dole: Agony of Borno women struggling to get justice for their missing men

Women of Borno have seen it all: Torture,  killings and prolonged detention of their sons and husbands by soldiers fighting insurgency in northeastern Nigeria...

Blood thirsty demons of Zamfara (III): Displaced and abandoned, the story of 30,000 Zamfarans

Zamfara State has been a hotbed of killings and kidnappings. The media is awash with daily reportage of these incidents. These casualities are fathers, mothers, sons and daughters who have been gruesomely uprooted from their families.

Blood-thirsty demons of Zamfara (I): The 77-year-old who buried his children in one day — and other stories

SEVENTY-SEVEN-year-old Mallam Risqua Mohammed buried his two sons on the same day. It was a hot afternoon of January 26, 2019. The graves of the two brothers were still fresh, just as the dampness caused by their blood on the brown soil of Bambara Village.

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Banditry: Things are falling apart, the centre is not holding

By: Prof. Usman YUSUF A large swath of Northern Nigeria is now at the mercy of marauding bandits. From Adamawa...

Nigerians seek lasting solutions to education crisis at NAS event

CONCERNED Nigerians across the country meeting on Saturday in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, have again sought quick, but...

Buhari tasks universities of agriculture to reduce Nigeria’s dependence on food imports

NIGERIA'S President Muhammadu Buhari has urged universities of agriculture to reduce Nigeria's dependence on imported foods and raw materials. Minister...

How State House Perm Sec allegedly pocketed $2.2m basketball sponsorship deal

ON March  14, 2017, the Permanent Secretary (PS) in charge of President Muhammadu Buhari’s State House, Tijjani Umar, allegedly...

FG ready to crush banditry, Malami boasts as court declares bandits as terrorists

ATTORNEY-GENERAL of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has said the declaration of bandit groups as terrorist...
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