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  1. His Excellency may soon be on the runRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Vanguard

    THE Nigeria Labour Congress ,NLC, the apex labour organisation for all workers, announced five months ago, that 11 state governments had not paid December salaries to their workers. The President of the NLC, Mr. Abdulwahed Omar, who made the comment in an 'End of Year Message' stated that three of the states, Benue, Plateau and Osun, were also owing between three to eight months workers' salary arrears.

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  2. Pastor, 69 Christians 'murdered in Plateau'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Vanguard

    The body count was said to have piled up after at least a half dozen attacks allegedly perpetrated by cattle herders. Herders frequently terrorize Christian farmers in Plateau, Bauchi, Kaduna, Taraba, Benue, among others.

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  3. 10-yr-old girl suicide bomber kills seven in YobeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Vanguard

    A girl, about 10 years old, carried out a suicide attack at popular Tasha Market/motor park in Damaturu, Yobe State capital, yesterday, killing seven and injuring 31, witnesses said. The killings came on a day it was revealed that Boko Haram Islamists had recaptured a strategic town in Borno State.

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  4. Bomb blast in bus station in Nigeria's north - witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. BAUCHI, Nigeria, May 16 (Reuters) - A bomb went off in a crowed bus station in the capital of northern Nigeria's Yobe State, Damaturu, on Saturday, ...

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  5. Speakership: PDP Reps To Upset APC Zoning Formula, Queues Behind Yakubu DogaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Ghanamma.com

    One of the leading All Progressives Congress contenders for the Speakership of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has received the endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, caucus, yesterday. A re-elected member of the House, Samson Okwu, who spoke on behalf of returning PDP legislators of the House, said the caucus was determined to enthrone Dogara from Bauchi State as the next Speaker.

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  6. PDP Reps 'll vote Dogara for Speaker - OkwuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Vanguard

    One of the leading All Progressives Congress, APC, members contending for the speakership of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, received the endorsement of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, caucus, yesterday. A re-elected member of the House, Samson Okwu, who spoke on behalf of returning PDP members, said the caucus was determined to enthrone Dogara from Bauchi State as the next Speaker.

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  7. Nigeria: Boko Haram - Thousands of Refugees Return From NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | AllAfrica.com

    The National Emergency Management Agency has so far registered a total of 11, 449 Nigerian returnees from the Republic of Niger at the transit camp in Geidam, Yobe State and transported about 7, 000 of them to their various states as at yesterday. In a statement signed by the press officer of the agency, Ezekiel Manzo, it said, "Transportation of the returnees continues as more high capacity buses and vehicles have been engaged by NEMA to fully transport them to their various states even as the agency is also continuing with the provision of basic supports at the transit camp."

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  8. PDP: Muazu, the govs and the war withinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Vanguard

    Besides the removal of President Goodluck Jonathan from office in the election, the first of its kind in Nigeria since 1999, the ruling PDP also suffered defeat at both the Senate and the House of Representatives which it hitherto controlled. The PDP equally lost in its traditional states of Plateau; Niger; Kaduna; Benue; Bauchi; and Jigawa, just as, ahead of the inauguration of the National Assembly, on June 4, the ' Almighty PDP' will become an opposition party in the Senate with 49 senators while the APC has 60 members and same applies to the House of Representatives where it has been thrown into the opposition.

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  9. PDP: From Ruling to Opposition PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Vanguard

    WHEN a former Tea Party leader, Jack Kimbal, emerged the Chairman of Democratic Party in Newhampshire, expectations were high that he was going to boost the party's bid of making Barack Obama a one term President. The state's special election in 2011 presented an opportunity for Kimbal to bring his understanding of the mechanics of party leadership to bear.

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  10. Group wants Dogara as Speaker of 8th AssemblyRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Vanguard

    AS the agitation for the position of the speaker of the 8th National Assembly hots up, a Political pressure group, Credible Alternative Alliance has throw its weight behind Hon Yakubu Dogara representing Dass/Bogoro/Tafawa Balewa at the House. Addressing a press conference in Bauchi yesterday, the Zonal Public Relation Officer of the group, Sanusi Muhammad lamented the relegation of North East in certain critical areas of Governance in Nigeria, stressing that Hon Dogara should be elected as the speaker of the 8th Assembly.

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  11. Time for Ndigbo to face and accept realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Vanguard

    ELECTIONS 2015, came with some realities that are difficult to be understood by many Nigerians. For example, while GEJ and his ruling People Democratic Party, PDP,may feel betrayed by many of their supporters in the North and South west of Nigeria, GMB even in his victory, would be surprised, if not shocked by the gale of defections from the ruling party to his own party, following the announcement of the March 28 results, and the godly concession of victory by GEJ.

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  12. Gunman opens fire in Nigerian high school, injures 6 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A gunman opened fire on students after walking into a high school in Potiskum in northeast Nigeria, critically injuring six, witnesses and a humanitarian aid worker said. BAUCHI, Nigeria: A gunman opened fire on students after walking into a high school in Potiskum in northeast Nigeria, critically injuring six, witnesses and a humanitarian aid worker said.

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  13. PDP in coma - MarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Vanguard

    AS the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, continues to bicker over its poor performance at the last general elections, Senate President, David Mark, yesterday, warned that the party will die if the leadership, stakeholders and members did not urgently nip in the bud all internal squabbles and media hostilities. The Senate President said the party is already in coma and haemorrhaging, warning that further squabbling by its leaders would lead to the death of the party.

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  14. Nigeria: Freed Boko Haram Captives Need Medical Care, CounsellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | AllAfrica.com

    Hundreds of women and children held by the militant group Boko Haram have been rescued by the Nigerian army in recent weeks. UNFPA is providing support to the freed women and girls in Borno and Adamawa states, and, as the military steps up its offensive against the insurgents, UNFPA is strengthening its services in anticipation of additional freed hostages.

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  15. Nigeria: Jonathan Orders PDP to End Internal HostilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | AllAfrica.com

    Ado-Ekiti/Abuja - INVESTIGATIONS into the true cause of the Peoples Democratic Party poor outing in the 2015 general elections began yesterday as its national leadership inaugurated a 17-member assessment committee. This came as chairman of the Presidential Advisory Council on International Relations and former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Emeka Anyaoku, declared yesterday that the nation owes President Goodluck Jonathan a debt of gratitude for the success of the 2015 elections.

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  16. Xenophobic Attacks: Senate Moves To Resolve The Suspension Of Foreign Affairs Permanent SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Ghanamma.com

    The Senate on Tuesday stepped into the matter of the suspension of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Danjuma Sheni.

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  17. Nigeria: PDP Crisis - Fayose Hits Back At Exco, Says Mu'azu Betrayed PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has defended his call for the dissolution of the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, saying he has evidence the party's national chairman, Adamu Mu'azu, helped the opposition win recent elections. "In saner climes, when a war commander leads his troops to an embarrassing defeat, such commander does not need anyone to tell him that he needs to leave the war front for another commander to take over," Mr. Fayose said Tuesday in a release issued by his spokesperson, Lere Olayinka.

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  18. Nigeria: Four Guards Die in Lafia Emir's Convoy CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | AllAfrica.com

    Four palace guards died in a fatal accident involving the convoy of the Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Isa Mustapha Agwai along Bauchi Road, in Plateau State, weekend. The crashed happened along Balale Road, outside of Jos, when the emir was leading a delegation to Bauchi to pay a condolence on Governor Isah Yuguda over the death of his mother, Friday.

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  19. Nigeria: Emir of Lafia Loses Four Guards in Fatal AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | AllAfrica.com

    The Emir of Lafia, the chairman traditional ruler,Alh Isah Mustapha Agwai has lost four of his palace guard in a ghastly motor accident at Tilde Fulani, Toro local government area of Bauchi State. The accident occurred Friday morning when the Emir,s convoy was on its way to Bauchi to condole Governor Isah Yuguda of Bauchi state who lost his mother last week.

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  20. Nigeria: PDP - A Party in Search of Fresh DirectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | AllAfrica.com

    By May 29, the Peoples Democratic Party that has ruled Nigeria in the last 16 years will become opposition party. This is fallout of the party's dismal performance in the just concluded general elections which it lost the presidential seat for the first time to the major opposition party, the All Progressives Congress .

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