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FG set to launch national security campaign against insurgency – Lai Mohammed; says ‘civilian component is missing’

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Friday, kick-started the process of launching a national security campaign to counter insurgency across the nation, especially in the North-east. The Minister met with representatives of relevant agencies in Abuja in an effort to design a national communication strategy for the campaign, …

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Stephen Keshi loses wife to cancer

Former coach and captain of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi lost his wife of 33 years, Kate to cancer. She died in the United States, Wednesday after illness. A statement from Keshi’s representative, Emmanuel Ado, revealed that Mrs Kate Keshi, has been battling with cancer. “With gratitude to God, the …

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Crisis brews as APC disowns Timi Frank as Lai Mohammed’s replacement; I’m still party spokesman — Frank insists

All Progressives Congress (APC), Thursday, told the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Timi Frank, that he cannot longer speak for the party, just as it mandated the Secretary, Mallam Mai-Malla Buni, to, henceforth, act as the spokesman. However, reacting, Frank has described the move to replace him as …

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Labour group commends Buhari over anti-social media bill stand; advises NASS to revisit Minimum wage act, PIB

A labour group, the Textile Union/Chairman IndustriALL Global Union, Sub Sahara Africa, has commended President Muhammad Buhari for dissociating himself from the proposed anti-social media bill presently before the senate. This is also as the group warned President Buhari to ‘be weary of legislative mischief aimed at undermining his promise …

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Senators, Reps on collision course over anti-social media bill; as House insists ‘we cannot close space for free speech’

The battle line appears to have been drawn between the Senate and lower chambers, Federal House of Representatives following the position by House Committee on Media and Publicity which, Thursday, carpeted the anti-social media bill proposed to the Senate, insisting that the House ‘cannot close space for free speech.’ The …

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Kaduna Govt appoints new Governing Council for KASU; announces visitation panels for tertiary institutions; dissolves VIO

A new Governing Council has been appointed for the Kaduna State University, KASU. A statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to Malam Nasir El-Rufai, announced that the new council is chaired by Professor Shehu Usman Abdullahi. Twelve other persons were appointed to the KASU Council, eight of them by virtue …

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