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75m Nigerians Illiterate – FG’

Th e federal government yesterday described the rate of illiteracy in the country as “alarming,” saying between 65 and 75 million Nigerians were illiterate. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, stated this yesterday when he paid a courtesy call on Governor ...

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Ethnic youth leaders sign peace pact

The leaders of various youth groups and ethnic nationalities across Nigeria have all agreed and expressed their commitment to a united, peaceful and prosperous Nigeria. In a communiqué issued at the end of the meeting held Thursday in Abuja, they ...

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Buhari approves proscription of IPOB

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the process for proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, has said. The minister said this while addressing State House correspondents on the activities of the ...

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People‘re hungry, Oyegun admits

National Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has appealed to Nigerians to bear with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, assuring that the current hardship confronting the people “will soon become a thing of the past.” Oyegun, ...

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56 perish in Niger boat mishap

56 persons are feared to have died in a boat mishap involving market women and children going to Kwata market from Galadima village area of Shiroro local government area of Niger state. Blueprint learnt that about 60 passengers were onboard ...

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Inflation drops by 0.04%

The National Bureau of Statistics on Friday released the Consumer Price Index report which measures inflation with the rate dropping year-on-year from 16.05 per cent in July to 16.01 per cent in August. The bureau in the report which was ...

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