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Gunmen abduct 3 polio workers in Bauchi, free 2

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi Three polio eradication workers have been abducted by unknown gunmen in Darazo local government area of Bauchi state. The Police Public Relations Officer in Bauchi state, DSP Haruna Mohammed has confirmed the incident, which occurred at…

Kano govt cancels private schools certificates, to issue new ones

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano Kano state has cancelled all permanent and provisional certificates issued before to private schools in the state and has re-introduced a new one. The chairman of the state’s Task Force on Private/Voluntary Schools, Alhaji Baba Umar…

Our challenges are ephemeral – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the nation’s challenges, no matter how daunting they seem, are ephemeral and would soon be overcome. Jonathan said this in a remark at the centenary interdenominational thanksgiving service at the Ecumenical Centre, Abuja, yesterday.…

10 killed, 2 injured in Bauchi auto crash

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi Ten people were killed while two others sustained serious injuries in an auto crash when a commercial Sharon bus from Bauchi going to Abuja collided with a trailer tanker at Sabon Garin Nabordo village along Bauchi-Jos…

…Presidency faults opposition party’s poll

The Presidency yesterday faulted a poll reportedly carried out by the All Progressives Congress (APC), describing it as “nothing but a great exercise in quackery”. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, was reacting…

Boko Haram: Jonathan lacks will to tackle insurgency – MSS

The Muslim Students Society (MSS) has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of lacking the will to tackle the unabated killings by insurgents, of innocent people in the North-east. The coordinator of the society in the 19 northern states, Mallam Yusuf Yakub…

WHO commends Niger govt for partnership on strategic vaccination

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Zonal Coordinator for North Central, Mr. Fadindin Mani has commended the Niger state government for partnering with the organisation on three strategic vaccination against polio and other child killer diseases. Mani disclosed this during the…

Kaduna govt to re-open Ikara tomatoes company

Kaduna state Governor, Muktar Ramalan Yero yesterday said discussions have reached advanced stage for the reopening of the Ikara Tomatoes Company so as to boost production in the state. Governor Yero disclosed this while closing the 35th International Trade Fair…

Group to tackle drug abuse among northern youth

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano A group called Northern Youth Assembly yesterday vowed to tackle the prevalent of substance abuse among youth in northern Nigeria. President of the group, Comrade Ibrahim Waiya, stated this at thepre-grand luncheon/orientation lectures for stakeholders on…

Boko Haram: Bama residents plan to counter attacks

From Ado Abubakar Musa, Jos Residents of Bama town in Bama local government area of Borno state over the weekend said henceforth they would try all possible means to protect themselves and their property against insurgents since the federal government…