Govt Sets Up Mediation Team for Talks With Miyetti Allah

[Guardian] The Federal Government has set up a team to mediate with the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) with a view to ending herdsmen’s attacks on farmers in the country.Headed by Ebony State Governor Da…

[Guardian] The Federal Government has set up a team to mediate with the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) with a view to ending herdsmen's attacks on farmers in the country.Headed by Ebony State Governor Dave Umahi, the team's other members are: Governors Simon Lalong (Plateau), Samuel Ortom (Benue), Darius Ishaku (Taraba), Jibrilla Bindo (Adamawa) and Abdullaziz Yari (Zamfara).

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Four Die As Gravel Mine Collapses

[Citizen] Arusha -Four diggers of gravels have died and another seriously injured after a gravel pit collapsed when they were loading a truck at Mount Murieti in Arusha Region.

[Citizen] Arusha -Four diggers of gravels have died and another seriously injured after a gravel pit collapsed when they were loading a truck at Mount Murieti in Arusha Region.

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What Coalition for Nigerian Movement Stands to Achieve – Obasanjo

[Guardian] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the newly formed Coalition for Nigerian Movement (CNM) is not a third force but a popular socio-economic movement working towards replacing the present leadership in the country with competent gove…

[Guardian] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the newly formed Coalition for Nigerian Movement (CNM) is not a third force but a popular socio-economic movement working towards replacing the present leadership in the country with competent government.Obasanjo, who is the convener of the coalition, said: "This movement is not about personalities but about platform and system. Our system so far has not given us what we must have, and for the first time, we (CNM) are building a platform from bottom up."

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Senators Worry As Lassa Fever Spreads to 14 States

[Guardian] The Senate yesterday lamented that the outbreak of Lassa fever had spread to 14 states. The upper chamber listed the affected states as Edo, Ondo, Ebonyi, Nasarawa, Imo, Kogi, Bauchi, Anambra, Benue, Federal Capital Teritory, Abia, Ekiti and…

[Guardian] The Senate yesterday lamented that the outbreak of Lassa fever had spread to 14 states. The upper chamber listed the affected states as Edo, Ondo, Ebonyi, Nasarawa, Imo, Kogi, Bauchi, Anambra, Benue, Federal Capital Teritory, Abia, Ekiti and Delta.

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Nigeria May Lose N500 Billion Yearly to New Cargo Policy

[Guardian] The Federal Government’s new policy on cargo palletisation could rob the economy of over N500 billion yearly and send importers to the ports of neighbouring countries.Palletisation is a method of storing and transporting goods stacked on a p…

[Guardian] The Federal Government's new policy on cargo palletisation could rob the economy of over N500 billion yearly and send importers to the ports of neighbouring countries.Palletisation is a method of storing and transporting goods stacked on a pallet and shipped as a unit load. It permits standardised ways of handling loads with equipment like forklift trucks.

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‘I Visited Nigeria to Support, Provide Care to IDPs’

[Guardian] Sienna Miller, an American actress is famous for her life on stage. At 36, she has not only featured in several films and nominated for different awards, she is also a movie producer, fashion designer and model. Some of the films to her cred…

[Guardian] Sienna Miller, an American actress is famous for her life on stage. At 36, she has not only featured in several films and nominated for different awards, she is also a movie producer, fashion designer and model. Some of the films to her credit include, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Cabaret, After Miss Julie, Layer Cake, Stardust, Alfie, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and Live by Night. But beyond the stage life, Miller is also an activist and has served as Global Ambassador for International Medical Corps since 2009

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Rescued Miners Receive Medical Attention After Being Trapped Underground

[News24Wire] The National Union of Mineworkers confirmed on Friday morning that all 955 Sibanye Gold mine workers who were trapped underground have been resurfaced.

[News24Wire] The National Union of Mineworkers confirmed on Friday morning that all 955 Sibanye Gold mine workers who were trapped underground have been resurfaced.

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Ambode Visits Enugu, Reiterates Support for United, Indivisible Nigeria

[Premium Times] Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday paid a courtesy visit on his counterpart in Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, where he again reiterated support for a united and indivisible Nigeria.

[Premium Times] Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday paid a courtesy visit on his counterpart in Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, where he again reiterated support for a united and indivisible Nigeria.

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