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States' multiple taxation and IGR boost

FIGURES from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, show that for 2012, the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, for the 36 states of Nigeria was about N555 billion, out of which the 19 states of the North generated N87 billion or 15 %; the South West generated N261.2 billion or 47%; the South-South accounted for N150 billion or 27% and the South ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Vanguard

Christians In Edo protest killing of pastor by Boko Haram

THE Nigeria Christian Graduate Fellowship, NCGF, Benin Chapter has condemned the killing of one its members in Bauchi State, Pastor Blessing Ehiorobo by members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Low Turnout in Hospitals As Doctors Suspend Strike

Abuja, Bauchi, Lokoja, Maiduguri, Calabar, Owerri, Yola, Lagos - There was low turnout of patients at hospitals across the country yesterday after the Nigerian Medical Association called off its nationwide strike while many doctors were yet to resume work in some hospitals, a situation our correspondents attributed to internal arrangements within ... (more)

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Gunmen Kill Policemen

Gunmen have killed three Policemen at check point after Tilden Fulani Village in Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Ebola Survivors Warned to Abstain From Sex

Lagos, Ado Ekiti, Port Harcourt, Osogbo, Bauchi and Abuja - -Experts say virus can be transmitted through semen -Stop spreading panic message, Ekiti tells doctors The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research has warned that infected men who have recovered from the killer Ebola virus disease can still transmit the virus through their semen for up to ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Vanguard

Bauchi 2015: Twists and turns

The question of who succeeds Governor Isa Yuguda has become the topical issue in Bauchi State among political stakeholders.

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Vanguard

Tribute to Malam Ahmed Abdullahi

AS perception principles go, being admired in public service for the right reasons is good politics.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

CNN

Boko Haram kidnaps at least 97, kills 28 in raid

A video of Abubakar Shekau, who claims to be the leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, is shown on September 25, 2013.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

In-depth Africa

10.5m-out-of-school children dangerous for Nigeria - UNICEF

The 2, 711, 767 Almajiris scattered across six states of the Northeast accounts for about 25 percent of the total 9.5 Almajiri population in Nigeria, and is dangerous for national cohesion, a study has revealed.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

International Business Times

DFAT Warns Against Travel To Nigeria

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau speaks at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram.

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In-depth Africa

Police establishes eight Tactical Operation Points to counter terrorism

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ordered the immediate establishment of Tactical Operation Points in selected states of the North-East and North-West as part of measures to curb the proliferation of small arms, light weapons and other explosive materials in the country.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

CNN

Suicide bombings: Why do women take part?

A video of Abubakar Shekau, who claims to be the leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, is shown on September 25, 2013.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Vanguard

FG had no hand in attacks on Buhari , Bauchi - Suleiman Abba

Against the backdrop of the recent twin bombings in Kaduna state and the lucky escape of former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari as well as prominent Islamic Sheik, Dahiru Bauchi, Inspector General of Police Suleiman Abba Monday declared that the Federal Government had no hand in the deadly attacks.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

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Boko Haram desperate to bomb South-East - Igbo leaders

I gbo Leaders have urged the Federal Government and all stakeholders to avert what they termed desperate attempts by Boko Haram insurgents to bomb the South-East, warning that a successful attack in the region portended grave danger for the country.

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Gunmen kill monarch, injure 2 in Bauchi

Some gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers, on Saturday killed the District Head of Soro in Bauchi State, Malam Abdulrahman Baba, and injured two other persons.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Vanguard

Ebola: Bauchi residents shun meat; fish patronage soars

Following the red alert over Ebola killer virus across the country, fish sellers are being heavily patronised in Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital, as residents shun meat in the light of the claim that the virus could be contracted through the eating of bush meat.

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