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Election by consensus has yielded good candidates, says APC chief

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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe,Alhaji Sani Fema, said the party’s election by consensus in the ward and local government congresses had produced most popular and acceptable officials Fema said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu on Monday. He said efforts were in place […]

Jonathan: Nigeria will survive despite Boko Haram

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday vowed to keep Nigeria a united country despite the attempts by Boko Haram militants to trigger its disintegration. He spoke today when he received visitors to the Villa, who came to rejoice with him during the celebration of Easter Sunday. President Jonathan said he believed that Nigeria would overcome its […]

Borno Christians begin fasting for abducted school girls

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Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Borno state has declared fasting from Monday to Wednesday to seek divine intervention for the release of the abducted students of the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok. Rev. Titus Pona, the chairman of the association in the state, announced the fasting to newsmen on Sunday in Maiduguri. “We are […]

5 year-old girl killed in attack by gunmen

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Police in Bauchi State said gunmen set ablaze some houses in the staff quarters of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Yana, killing a five-year old girl on Sunday. The police spokesperson in the state, DSP Haruna Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Bauchi that the gunmen also burnt a telecommunication […]

APC shelves congresses to allow governors meet Jonathan

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its State Congresses scheduled for Wednesday, April 23rd, to allow State Governors under the aegis of the party to attend the rescheduled expanded National Security Council meeting, fixed for that day to discuss the security situation in the country. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by […]

No Mugabe, Zimbabawe more corrupt than Nigeria, says Campbell

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Ambassador John Campbell, a great critic of Nigeria’s government has waded into the diplomatic spat between Nigeria and Zimbabwe, over President Robert Mugabe’s denigration of Nigeria as a corrupt country. Campbell, a blogger on the website of US Council on Foreign Relations, said contrary to the impression Mugabe created, Zimbabwe is worse than Nigeria as […]

Borno residents witness first rain in 2014

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Residents of Maiduguri, Borno state capital, have witnessed their first rain in 2014, recording light showers lasting about 45 minutes. The rain which started at about 3.30 p.m. ended at about 4.15 p.m. in most parts of the city. Residents expressed delight at the rain. The residents said that the rain would help to reduce […]

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