Cholera Kills 23 in Borno, 530 Cases Recorded

[Vanguard] IN Borno State, cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 lives with 530 suspected cases, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, said yesterday.

[Vanguard] IN Borno State, cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 lives with 530 suspected cases, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, said yesterday.

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Senate Approves Eight New Heads of Institutions

[New Times] The Senate Thursday approved eight public officials who were last week appointed to lead various agencies, with some suggesting an audit into the institutions before the doors are opened to their new leadership.

[New Times] The Senate Thursday approved eight public officials who were last week appointed to lead various agencies, with some suggesting an audit into the institutions before the doors are opened to their new leadership.

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CBN Moves to Protect Fraud Through USSD Banking

[Leadership] With all the banks in the country now having Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) codes for banking transactions, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued an exposure draft regulatory framework for the use of USSD codes in th…

[Leadership] With all the banks in the country now having Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) codes for banking transactions, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued an exposure draft regulatory framework for the use of USSD codes in the country.

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No Need for ASUU Strike – Tetfund

[Leadership] Abuja -The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) indicated yesterday that there wouldn’t have been any need for the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

[Leadership] Abuja -The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) indicated yesterday that there wouldn't have been any need for the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

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To Be a Nigerian Migrant in Italy

[IPS] Rome -Bako* (24), a Nigerian migrant, stairs at new comers at an old, local Roman bar. Extremely polite, he asks for money. If you offer to him to buy some food instead, he immediately accepts.

[IPS] Rome -Bako* (24), a Nigerian migrant, stairs at new comers at an old, local Roman bar. Extremely polite, he asks for money. If you offer to him to buy some food instead, he immediately accepts.

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Who Are the Best Friends of Terrorists?

[Guardian] Marshall McLuhan provides a reflective assertion on terrorism with his cogent conviction that without communication, terrorism would not exist. Thus, the overall effectiveness of terrorists largely depends on communicating their activities f…

[Guardian] Marshall McLuhan provides a reflective assertion on terrorism with his cogent conviction that without communication, terrorism would not exist. Thus, the overall effectiveness of terrorists largely depends on communicating their activities for public consumption to strengthen their ego.

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Chibok Girls – a Case for National and International Awards

[Guardian] At this time of the year countless numbers of Nigeria’s youths, as indeed youths all over the world, prepare to enter another phase of their studies at institutions encompassing the primary, secondary and tertiary stages of education. Whilst…

[Guardian] At this time of the year countless numbers of Nigeria's youths, as indeed youths all over the world, prepare to enter another phase of their studies at institutions encompassing the primary, secondary and tertiary stages of education. Whilst countless others are embarking on divergent paths of training in trade schools and apprenticeships.

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Nnamdi Kanu and Other Matters

[Guardian] The Federal Government of Nigeria has requested the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice Binta Nyako to revoke the bail granted to the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu because he has violated the condi…

[Guardian] The Federal Government of Nigeria has requested the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice Binta Nyako to revoke the bail granted to the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu because he has violated the conditions for which he was admitted to bail. Notwithstanding the validity of this claim, that is not the way to go. The Federal Government should drop the idea and seek a political solution to what may be termed 'the Kanu -IPOB matter.' The simple reason is that, there are

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Residents Flee As Flood Submerges Lokoja Suburbs

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -Many people were forced to flee as surging flood waters from a tributary of River Niger submerged their homes and shops in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital yesterday.

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -Many people were forced to flee as surging flood waters from a tributary of River Niger submerged their homes and shops in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital yesterday.

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