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FG confirms extradition request for 1000 Turks

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja– The Turkish government has requested for the extradition of over 1000 Turkish citizens in Nigeria for allegedly belonging to Fethullah Movement which the government declared a terrorists organisation. This was disclosed by the Minister of ...

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Women in government: Still a long way to go

The number of women representatives, both in appointive and elective positions, at the federal, state and local government levels curiously declined in the present dispensation, ENE OSANG, recently took up Hon Nkoyo Toyo representing Calabar/Odukpani federal constituency of Cross River ...

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Permanent Secretary, Lagos state Ministry of Education, Director, Basic and Secondary Education and Chairperson WAECI during the int’l summit on Examination Malpractice

From left: Permanent Secretary, Lagos state Ministry of Education, Mr. Adesina Odeyemi, Director, Basic and Secondary Education, Federal Ministry of Education, Alhaji Mohammed Karage, Chairperson, West Africa Examinations Council International (WAECI), Dr. Evelyn S. Kandakai, WAEC Registrar, Dr. Iyi Uwadiae, ...

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Senate questions N17trn bailout to states

By Taiye Odewale Abuja– There is a looming row between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate, as the red chamber is accusing the President of ‘illegally’ dipping hands into the Federation Account and giving the sum of N17trillion as bailouts ...

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We’ll unveil looters soon – AGF Malami

By Vivian Okejeme Abuja Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari had directed all relevant agencies to compile names of all looters This is with a view to promptly enforcing ...

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Regional Coordinator, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Clerk and Senate Sani Lawan during the public presentation of a book titled ‘Big Tobacco Tiny Targets

From left: Regional Coordinator, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Mrs. Hilda Ochefu, Executive Director, Environmental Right Action, Dr. Akimbode Oluwafemi, Clerk, Senate Committee on Environment, Mr. Sani Lawan, Director, Guardian and Counseling, Ministry of Education, Mrs. Amaje Ruth and others, ...

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Karu: FCT’s ghost hospital

The General Hospital Karu at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has a shortage of staff , basic drugs and equipment. In contrast, the Indian-owned Primus Super Specialty Hospital which sits on the land on the General Hopital is brimming with ...

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Tozali: Africa’s culture on the runway

Recently, Tozali Fashion Magazine, which is owned by Hajiya Mamuna Yaya Abubakar, held its maiden African Fashion and Cultural Week which was dedicated enƟ rely to men wears, as the models show-cased the contnent’s rich cultural heritage. HAWWAH GAMBO witnessed ...

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Abuja Park: No centre of attraction

With a dwindling animal popular on, decayed facilites and lack of funding, Abuja Natonal Children’s Park and Zoo is not attracting local visitors, let alone tourists as ABDURAHMAN ZAKARIYAU found out. Early this year, , United States of American zoologist, ...

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