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Boko Haram : Shettima Insists on Amnesty as Church Escapes Bombing in Jos

Alhaji Kashim Shettima • Soldiers kill TCN staff, injure others mistaken for insurgents in Borno Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri and Seriki Adinoyi in Jos    
 Determined to seek practical ways of ending the Boko Haram insurgency, the Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, yesterday reiterated his call for the granting of pardon through a programme…

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A Country that depend only on Crude Oil- Nigeria Spent N813bn on Sugar, Wheat, Others in 2013

•   Importation of rice, toothpicks, furniture gulps N100bn in first quarter The federal government spent a total of $4 billion (N813 billion) in 2013 on items which are currently being produced or could be competitively produced in the country. The amount spent on six items including rice, sugar, wheat, fish, furniture, milk and textiles in…

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Most Parts of North-east Remain Susceptible to Boko Haram Attacks, Says Lawmaker

Boko Haram insurgents The representative of Hawul and Askira-Uba in the House of Representatives, Hon. Jubrin Satumari, has raised the alarm that many towns and villages in the North-east are susceptible to attacks by Boko Haram insurgents as the military presence was highly concentrated in major towns with little protection for distant and remote communities…

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Fuel crisis looms in Lagos, Delta, Rivers …as NUPENG issues fresh strike notice

Anxiety over the availability of petroleum products has heightened in some states in the southern part of the country as members of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) commence indefinite solidarity strike.NUPENG members from Warri, Lagos and Port Harcourt zones agreed at a rally in Warri, Delta State yesterday to commence…

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Tension in Rivers over court’s ruling on council chiefs

•Police take over 22 council to avert mayhem  •Wike appoints caretaker chairmenFollowing the crises that have trailed Thursday’s dissolution and the subsequent inauguration of new caretaker committee chairmen and councilors for the 22 local government areas by Rivers State governor, Onyesom  Wike, operatives of the Nigeria Police have sealed-off the council secretariats.Te order to seal-off…