Black Ladder


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Bandits only agreed to release Kagara students in exchange for four of their colleagues

FRESH reports from Niger State have revealed that the 27 Government Science College (GSC)  Kagara students were only released because the authorities agreed to hand over four armed bandits being held in detention in exchange for them.



Nigeria to receive her first batch of 4m Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines this Tuesday


NIGERIA is set to receive its first batch of 4m doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine this Tuesday under the Covid-19 Vaccines Global Assess Facility (Covax) programme aimed at catering for the needs of poor countries.



DSS admits arresting for Kano State special adviser who criticised Buhari over his security failings

DEPARTMENT of  State Services (DSS) officials have finally admitted that they are detaining Salihu Tanko Yakasai a former special assistant to the Kano State governor who was recently sacked just for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari's record on security.



Nnamdi Kanu warns that all hell will be let loose of security forces arrest Sunday Igboho

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu has warned Nigerian officials not to dare touch Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Igboho saying if they do so all hell will be let loose.



Northern Youths Movement accuses military of being complicit in Jangebe abductions

NIGERIAN military commanders have been accused by the Northern Youths Movement (NYM) of being complicit on the abduction of over 300 students of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Jangebe in Zamfara State this week.



Which governor in northern Nigeria is going to come up with an audacious neem production plant that will create 50,000 jobs?

Ayo Akinfe

(1) Popularly known as dogonyaro, neem is widely grown across northern Nigeria where it is put to several uses. It is time to tap into this potential goldmine

(2) Nigeria is the world’s second largest neem producer behind India but you can be guaranteed we are not taking advantage of the crop as they are. India has a thriving pharmaceutical industry centred around the crop generating millions in foreign exchange earnings


Buhari rules out amnesty for bandits and insurgents saying that must pay for their crimes

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence on the ongoing epidemic of kidnappings and banditry across the country revealing that his government will not offer any amnesty to bandits and insurgents terrorising the nation.



Nasarawa State to open first grazing reserve under NLTP plan after receiving Dutch funding

FEDERAL government officials have begun negotiations with Nasarawa State with a view to opening Nigeria's first mega grazing reserve under the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) having received €400,000 for the project from the Netherlands government.




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