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STATEMENT BY THE COALITION OF NORTHERN GROUPS (CNG) ON THE STATE OF THE NATION

February 12, 2018 1. OVERVIEW Driven by deep patriotism, and commitment to a united, strong, independent and prosperous Nigeria, and belief in the peaceful coexistence of all her people, we, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) found it necessary last August to accept to review certain aspects of our Kaduna Declaration. Sadly, five months afterwards, we note with […]

Civil servants lament as fuel scarcity bites harder in Kaduna

As fuel scarcity bites harder in Kaduna, civil servants are finding it difficult to get to work in time due to hike in transport fares and fewer vehicles plying the roads. Some of the civil servants and commercial drivers said in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday that the situation […]

JAMB closes 2018 UTME registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has closed registration for the 2018 unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME). Fabian Benjamin, spokesman of the board, announced this in a statement issued on Tuesday. The statement said candidates who paid and obtained pins but have not been able to register have 24 hours to complete their registration. […]

Boko Haram: Farmers commend federal govt’s agriculture support programme

Women farmers in Zabarmari community in Jere Local Government Area of Borno have commended the Federal Government’s Agriculture Support Programme for farmers displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency. A cross section of the farmers lauded the government’s programme in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday at Zabarmari village, near Jere. […]

BOKO HARAM MEMBERSHIP THINNING OUT-PRESIDENT BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said the era of Boko Haram terrorism is gradually drawing to end, with the narrowing of the recruitment base of the insurgents, and renewed onslaught by the Nigerian Army. Receiving the Letter of Credence of Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to Nigeria, Most Rev. Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, […]

We’ll prosecute this ‘mysterious snake’, says JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has vowed to arrest and prosecute the “mysterious snake” which allegedly took N36 million from its vault in Benue state. Fabian Benjamin, spokesman of the examination body, said this in a statement issued on Tuesday. According to The Sun, one Philomina Chieshe, a sales clerk, told Ishaq Oloyode, […]

I’m not afraid of going to prison, says Melaye

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says he is not afraid of going to prison. Melaye said this on Tuesday on the floor of the senate while drawing the attention of the upper legislative chamber to the charges filed against him by the federal government. The government had accused Melaye of framing Edward David, chief of […]

Economic Deprivation Responsible For Social Vices – BOF

Board of Beatrice Oluwasanya Foundation (BOF) has identified Economic deprivation and lack of Youth engagement as the leading course of social vices in underserved communities across the country. A statement which was released to newsmen  in Uso, Owo Local Government by Comrade Afolabi Temitope, the Administrative and Media Relations Manager disclosed that the volume of […]