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Zamfara kidnappers threaten to kill abducted pregnant woman within 48 hours if ransom is not paid

KIDNAPERS who abducted the young lady Sumayya Abubakar in Zamfara State have given her family 48 hours to come up with a ransom fee of N20m ($55,000) of they will execute her in cold blood as they have done with other kidnap victims.

 

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Sowore and Duke excluded from list of five candidates who will participate in televised presidential debate

OMOYELE Sowore and Donald Duke have been excluded by next year's presidential debates after the Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (Bon) omitted them from its live broadcasts.

 

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Irate cow inexplicably turns on Fulani cattle herdsman goring him to death in Ughelli

POLICE in Delta State have confirmed that a cow went berserk and killed its owned a Fulani cattle herdsman in Ughelli over the weekend sparking tension among local pastoralists who were taken aback by the action.

 

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Nigerian Labour Congress asks for international blacklist of governors who owe workers salaries

NIGERIA Labour Congress (NLC) officials plan to ask the International Trade Union Congress (ITUC) to place the names of governors in states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a watch list.

 

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Former Ebonyi lawmaker said he kicked out of office in 2015 for refusing to buy guns for cultists

FORMER member of Nigeria's Federal House of Representatives Chief Peter Oge Ali has revealed that he got voted out of office in 2015 because he refused to purchase guns for cult members expected to back his re-election.

 

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Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria yet to decide on either Buhari or Atiku

FULANI herdsmen body the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) has said it will soon decide who to endorse for next year's presidential elections out of former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

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Buhari appoints his wife Aisha as a member of presidential advisory committee

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his wife Aisha as a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse as part of his administration's war on substance abuse.

 

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Securities and Exchange Commission warns that Nigeria's infrastructural deficit could hit $878bn by 2040

NIGERIA'S infrastructural deficit could hit $878bn by 2040 according to a recent report published by the Securities and Exchange Commission (Sec) which has warned that the limited amount of facilities available could severely hamper economic growth.

 

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Amnesty International wants ICC to open formal investigations over human rights abuses in Nigeria

AMNESTY International has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to commence a full-blown investigation into atrocities committed by both the Nigerian military and Boko Haram during the course of the insurgency and bring those responsible to justice.

 

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Catholic bishop of Enugu says Mbaka's public apology was not sufficient and gets him to write to Obi

ENUGU's Catholic bishop Most Reverend Callistus Onaga has rejected the recent public apology tendered by Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka to former Anambra State governor Peter Obi for embarrassing him during a church bazaar service.

 

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