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  1. Institute to release new wheat varieties in DecemberRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Vanguard

    The Lake Chad Research Institute in Maiduguri says it will release two new wheat varieties that can yield six tonnes of wheat per hectare in December. The improved varieties have been proven to garner more yields per hectare compared to the one-tonne yield per hectare of the conventional wheat seeds in the country.


  2. NASS will endorse state police - Sen PwajokRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Vanguard

    Sen. Gyang Pwajok on Tuesday said the National Assembly would endorse the National Conference recommendation for the establishment of state police. Pwajok told the News Agency of Nigeria in Jos that "one major feat the conference achieved was its acceptance of the need for states to establish their own security outfits.


  3. Obasanjo's son in stable condition after being shot by Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Adeboye Obasanjo who suffered gunshot injuries yesterday September 8th after his platoon was attacked by Boko Haram men in Baza, Adamawa state is said to be in stable condition after being treated in hospital. 24 soldiers were reportedly killed during the attack which saw the army lose an armored tank to the sect members.


  4. BOI to Provide Business Support for SMEs OperatorsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    He said the business development support programme would help give necessary direction to any entrepreneur with viable business plans with a view to averting business failure responsible for non-repayment of loans. "We are setting up a loan monitoring unit and that will address the issue of non-repayment of loans.


  5. Obasanjo's Son Shot By Boko Haram In Adamawa, As Military Retakes BamaRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Lieutenant Colonel Adeboye Obasanjo of the 3rd Division, Jos, Plateau state was Monday shot in an attack by Boko Haram in Baza in Adamawa State. Reports have it that terrorists attacked a platoon led by Obasanjo, killing 24 soldiers and he, sustained gunshot wounds to the leg.


  6. Nigeria: Boko Haram Shoots Obasanjo's SonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 |

    Son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Lt Col Adeboye Obasanjo, an army engineer at the 3rd Division in Jos, Plateau State was shot yesterday by Boko Haram terrorists as he led soldiers on an offensive to reclaim Michika town in Adamawa State which fell into the hands of the insurgents. Twenty four soldiers were also reportedly killed during the encounter in which Lt Col Obasnjo was said to be seriously injured.


  7. Obasanjo's son shot in Boko Haram Adamawa attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Vanguard

    Adeboye Obasanjo, a Lieutenant Colonel and son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo was Monday shot in an attack by Boko Haram in Baza in Adamawa State. It was gathered that the terrorists attacked a platoon led by Obasanjo, killing 24 soldiers.


  8. Osun election tribunal chair removedRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    THE Chairman of Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, Justice I. M. Bako, has been removed by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, it was gathered yesterday. Although the removal of tribunal chairman is within the power of the appeal court's president, political motives and intrigues were suspected to be behind Justice Bako's removal.


  9. Nigeria turns to beauty spots to revive tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Times of Oman

    A picture taken on June 5, 2014 shows the office of the Amurum Forest Reserve, where undulating rock formations surround a savannah dominated by lush and tall grass in Jos, Plateau State.


  10. Nigeria turns to beauty spots to revive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | Suria

    Birdwatchers often go to extreme lengths to spot a rare species, even travelling to the westernmost of Alaska's Aleutian islands.


  11. Nigerian archbishop shuns suggestions for security guards, despite terror threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Catholic World News

    Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, has said that despite the dangers posed by Boko Haram terrorism, he does not have, or want, a personal security detail.


  12. Augustinians Celebrate 75 Years in NigeriaRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    The Order of St. Augustine, in the liturgical memorial of its spiritual father,August 28,remembers with particular attention its continued presence in Nigeria for 75 years and does so with a Eucharistic celebration in Jos, Plateau State,presided by the Archbishop of Jos, Mgr.


  13. Nigerian Oil Blaze Case May not Pass MusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    Slamming a group of Nigerians for copying their $5 billion lawsuit against Chevron over a weeks-long oil blaze "almost verbatim from the original complaint," a federal judge warned that he may dismiss the case with prejudice.


  14. Mba Assures of June 2015 Switchover Deadline, Process to Gulp N60 BillionRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    THE estimated cost of digital switchover from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting in Nigeria has been put at over N60 billion by the National Broadcasting Commission .


  15. NBC: Nigeria 'll meet ITU's June deadlineRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    N igeria's broadcast sector regulator, the National Broadcasting Commission , has assured that the country will meet the next June next deadline set by the International Telecommunications Union for television stations in Africa to migrate from analogue broadcasting to digital terrestrial television , adding that the date remained sacrosanct.


  16. Boko Haram kidnap dozens in attack on villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    Maiduguri, Nigeria, Aug 23, 2014 / 03:37 pm .- Locals in Baga, Nigeria say the town is one of the latest targets of Boko Haram's attacks, while a group of soldiers say they will not fight the militants until they have more adequate equipment.


  17. Re: This beauty that makes me sadRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Vanguard

    By Muyiwa Adetiba A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article captioned 'This beauty that makes me sad'.


  18. NFC partners UN on gender equityRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    IN a bid to expand mutual understanding, develop joint projects and promote the advancement of the rights and opportunities of women using the film medium, the Nigerian Film Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women .


  19. How 15 wanted kidnap kingpins were arrested in AnambraRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Vanguard

    What is however news is that the kidnappers carried out the nefarious act in August, 2011 in Jos, Plateau State and were arrested in Anambra State in August 2014, three years later to pay dearly for their nefarious activities.


  20. East outlasts West in first NCAA All-Star showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    The first ever NCAA All-Star Game was staged to achieve two things to showcase its best talents and generate funds for charity.