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Bird Flu In Nigeria Again

Bird Flu In Nigeria Again

An outbreak of bird flu also known as Avian Influenza has hit Plateau, killing at least 3,900 birds. Punch reports that the Chief Veterinary Officer of the State, Dr. Spak Shaset, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Jos that the outbreak has affected two farms in Jos North and Jos South Local Government Areas of […]

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The Cultism Problem In Oworonshoki

The Cultism Problem In Oworonshoki

Fifty vehicles and several shops were vandalized yesterday in Oworoshoki, Lagos, in a cult war. The Nation reports that twenty persons have been arrested over the clash, which started around 2am and lasted till 7am. The hoodlums shattered the vehicles’ windscreens and looted shops. Some residents told The Nation that shouts of “Kill them all, kill anyone you see” […]

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The People That Import Dirty Fuel In Nigeria

The People That Import Dirty Fuel In Nigeria

The ban on the importation of high-sulphur fuel into the country is still lacking enforcement two years after the Federal Government made the decision to tighten fuel specifications, ‘FEMI ASU of Leadership writes When it was announced in early December 2016 that Nigeria and four other West African countries had agreed to ban the importation of Europe’s […]

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MTN CEO Deported Over National Security

MTN CEO Deported Over National Security

Uganda has deported the chief executive of MTN Uganda, the largest telecoms firm in Uganda which is part of South Africa’s MTN Group, over national security concerns. Reuters reports that the move follows the East African country’s deportation last month of three senior MTN Uganda executives who were alleged to have planned to compromise national […]

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Kano Medical Students In India Stranded

Kano Medical Students In India Stranded

Fourteen students, who are indigenes of Kano State and studying on the state government’s scholarship in far away India, risk being sent back home following the state government’s refusal to offset their school fees of about $59,200 (N22 million). Leadership reports that the students are among countless others sent on foreign scholarship by the former […]

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Boko Haram: Where Are The Pledged Drones?

Boko Haram: Where Are The Pledged Drones?

This is perhaps not the best of times to comment on the military’s current offensive against the Boko Haram sect. The reason is traceable to the recent spat between the military and one of the news organisations accused of leaking sensitive information about impending military operations. Joseph Ushigiale in Thisday, says this his piece on […]

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