On UN Anti-Drug Day, NDLEA Parades Drug Suspects in States

[Guardian] The Katsina State command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has apprehended 443 suspected illicit drug peddlers and prosecuted 23 others this year.

[Guardian] The Katsina State command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has apprehended 443 suspected illicit drug peddlers and prosecuted 23 others this year.

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Removing Barriers to Nigeria’s Non-Oil Export Capacity

[Guardian] Exports thrive on a tripod of development, promotion and capacity building. Despite the potential in the non-oil export segment, lack of price competitiveness due to poor capacity, high cost of infrastructure and logistics, continues to limi…

[Guardian] Exports thrive on a tripod of development, promotion and capacity building. Despite the potential in the non-oil export segment, lack of price competitiveness due to poor capacity, high cost of infrastructure and logistics, continues to limit growth in the sector. Latest NBS data show slow-paced growth in the segment though NEPC is optimistic of a reversal in trend.

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Fayemi Accuses Fayose, INEC of Colluding to Rig Poll

[Guardian] Ado Ekiti -Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation has accused top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of conniving with Governor Ayodele Fayose to rig the upcoming election.

[Guardian] Ado Ekiti -Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation has accused top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of conniving with Governor Ayodele Fayose to rig the upcoming election.

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How Jonathan Stalled Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Project – Babalakin

[Guardian] Chairman of Bi-Courtney Construction Company, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has alleged that the interference of the Goodluck Jonathan administration in the Lagos-Ibadan road project was responsible for its unending completion.

[Guardian] Chairman of Bi-Courtney Construction Company, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has alleged that the interference of the Goodluck Jonathan administration in the Lagos-Ibadan road project was responsible for its unending completion.

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Presidential Guards Manhandle Ezekwesili, #BBOG Protesters

[Vanguard] Abuja -Security operatives attached to the State House yesterday in Abuja, allegedly assaulted former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, and members of the #Bring Back Our Girls BBOG movement during a protest denouncing the perceived …

[Vanguard] Abuja -Security operatives attached to the State House yesterday in Abuja, allegedly assaulted former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, and members of the #Bring Back Our Girls BBOG movement during a protest denouncing the perceived indifference of the Federal Government to the wave of killings across the country.

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Death Toll Now 135 As Buhari Visits Plateau

[Vanguard] The death toll in last weekend’s attacks on some villages in three local government areas of Plateau State by herdsmen has hit 135, as President Muhammadu Buhari visited the troubled state yesterday.

[Vanguard] The death toll in last weekend's attacks on some villages in three local government areas of Plateau State by herdsmen has hit 135, as President Muhammadu Buhari visited the troubled state yesterday.

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Afenifere Decries Plateau Killings, Insists On Restructuring, Privately Funded Ranches

[Premium Times] The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Tuesday decried the bloodletting which resulted in the death of about 100 persons in Plateau State. The group criticised the president, Muhammadu Buhari, for not doing enough to preven…

[Premium Times] The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Tuesday decried the bloodletting which resulted in the death of about 100 persons in Plateau State. The group criticised the president, Muhammadu Buhari, for not doing enough to prevent the violence.

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Group Wants Akwa Ibom Airport Named After Attah

[Premium Times] A group in Akwa Ibom State has appealed to the state governor, Udom Emmanuel, to name the Akwa Ibom International Airport after the former governor of the state, Victor Attah.

[Premium Times] A group in Akwa Ibom State has appealed to the state governor, Udom Emmanuel, to name the Akwa Ibom International Airport after the former governor of the state, Victor Attah.

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Afenifere, PANDEF, Atiku, Others Flay Buhari Over Restructuring

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari came under severe criticism yesterday for saying that the calls for the restructuring of the country were laced with parochial interests, hence he did not heed them.

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari came under severe criticism yesterday for saying that the calls for the restructuring of the country were laced with parochial interests, hence he did not heed them.

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