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Avoid Night Journeys, DG tasks Corps Members

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By Mohammed Muktar Umar Bauchi The Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has cautioned corps members to always be security conscious and avoid night journeys. He gave the advice on  Friday when he paid an unscheduled visit to the 2019 Batch B Corps Members posted …

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Farmer Develops Solar Power Tricycle in Bauchi

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From Mohammed Muktar Umar, Bauchi A Peasant Farmer in Tafawa Balewa local government area of Bauchi state,  Pastor Paul Daniel has developed a solar-powered tricycle (Keke-NAPEP) to enable him help farmers evacuate their harvest from their farm and to help  in improving inter and intra city transportation at less cost .  Speaking with …

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SERAP sues CCB, over Unpublished public officers assets

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By Martin Paul, Abuja The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a suit in the Federal High Court, Lagos, against the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over the CCB’s claim that it could not disclose details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and state governors …

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Server Controversy: INEC staff indict management

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Several officials who said they were deployed as electoral officers by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 presidential election said they transmitted results electronically to a ‘central server’ through smart card readers. This they said was done in compliance with the directive given by the commission during …

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DAILY ASSET Loses Columnist, Nats Onoja Agbo

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A leading columnist with DAILY ASSET Newspaper, Nats Onoja Agbo is dead. Agbo died on Wednesday June 19, in a Lagos hospital after a protracted illness. Publisher/Editor-in-chief of DAILY ASSET, Dr Cletus Akwaya, while condoling the deceased’s family over the painful loss, described the late Agbo as one of the strong pillars …

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Breaking!: PMB Appoints New NNPC GMD, Others…

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ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new Group Managing Director for state owned oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). He is Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari. Kyari, who is from the North East, will take over from Maikati Baru effective July 7, 2019, according to an official communication …

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Borno attacks: Death Toll Rises To 30

Borno attacks: Death Toll Rises To 30

The bomber, a male and female, went into a viewing center detonating their Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Mandarari ward, Konduga local government area at about 9:15 pm on Sunday. The death toll in Sunday's Boko Haram suicide attack on a viewing centre has risen to 30 as emergency services …

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Book Review: Testimony to Courage

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Title: Testimony to Courage Author: edited by Chido Onumah and Frederick Adetiba Publisher: Cappa & Omega Co.Reviewer: Chidi Odinkalu Introducing A People Defined by Hierarchies Nigeria is a country defined by hierarchies in which everyone is expected to fit neatly into a box. These hierarchies are many and multi-dimensional. They vary in …

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36 Yrs After, Makurdi Gets Traffic Lights Again

36 Yrs After, Makurdi Gets Traffic Lights Again

From Chris Gaga, Makurdi There is obvious confusion on major roads in Makurdi, Benue State following the installation and functioning of traffic lights by the governor Samuel Ortom government, a situation that is causing more congestion especially around the Wurukum roundabout. This may largely be due to ignorance and naivety …

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