15 Boko Haram Fighters Die As Nigerian Troops Repel Borno Attack

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The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops had killed 15 Boko Haram insurgents after repelling attack by the terrorists at Yamteke village in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno.

The Director of the Army Public Relations, Sani Kukasheka Usman, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri.

Mr. Usman, a brigadier general, said the troops repelled attempt by the insurgents to infiltrate a military outpost on Tuesday in the area.

He explained that the troops had demonstrated bravery and utilised heavy fire power to defeat the insurgents who attacked in trucks and high calibre ammunition.

“The troops dealt decisive blow on the Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to infiltrate their outpost with a vehicle loaded with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

“In the ensuing fire fight, troops inflicted heavy casualty on the terrorists, repelled the attack on their location, neutralised 15 insurgents, captured one vehicle, large caches of various ammunitions, destroyed one Toyota Hilux pick up mounted with Anti-Aircraft and one Gun Truck.

“Several other insurgents escaped with gunshot wounds. Sadly, one soldier died during the attack and his remains have been evacuated.

“The troops remain determined in their task of safeguarding communities and providing a conducive environment for humanitarian agencies to do their work,” the Army spokesman said.

NAN quoted him as calling on members of the public to provide vital information on suspected activities of the insurgents to security agencies in their respective communities.

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Davido Lied! Autopsy Confirms That Tagbo, Died Of Suffocation – Lagos CP

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The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgar Imohimi, on Wednesday said that Umueke Tagbo, a friend of music star, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, died of suffocation.

Speaking at a briefing earlier today, Imohimi disclosed that a postmortem examination conducted on the deceased revealed that he died of suffocation, adding that Davido’s driver and two of his friends abandoned him in his car at the hospital.

The state commissioner also said that Tagbo was said to have taken 40 shots of Tequila at Shasha Bar in Lekki.

Imohimi further said that Davido has been reinvited for questioning on the latest revelation because he lied that he only knew of Tagbo’s demise while he was at DNA nightclub, in Victoria Island, a claim that has been found to be untrue, Premium Times report.

Tagbo reportedly died on the eve of his birthday on Tuesday at a bar in the Lekki area of the state. Two other associates of the singer – DJ Olu, 25, and Chime Amaechi – were found lifeless in the former’s BMW car parked in the underground garage of Block B, Banana Island, Lagos on Saturday, three days after Tagbo’s death.

Nigerian actress, Caroline Danjuma, had, some days after the incident, through a post on Instagram, accused Davido of dumping Tagbo’s corpse at the General Hospital, Lagos, after he allegedly died in his (Davido’s) car.

She had said: “Davido where is Tagbo? He was with you and your crew last night. You all wore fez caps to hide your identities after he died in your car. You dumped him at the general hospital and ran away…the law must play its role this time…you all better provide Tagbo alive.@davidoofficial.

“After you all abandoned him at the general hospital, you continued your stupid grooving at DNA and had the nerves to promote your show. This is not an ordinary boy that you can intimidate his family…we need you to tell us how he died in your car and why you ran away. The police and the hospital confirmed that you all ran away. If you think your money can save you, you just met your match.”

The actress further described insinuations that Tagbo died from drunkenness as “false”.

“Even in death, lies are being told of you. Those who knew you knew you never drank to an extent of getting drunk…the wicked shall never go unpunished. RIP. The truth is already out. Today (Wednesday) is your birthday. Happy super birthday,” Danjuma added.

Responding to this via snapchat, Davido, while absolving himself from Tagbo’s death, described the allegation as “untrue”.

The music star said he was not going to make further comments on the matter.

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Ikpeazu, IPOB And Saving Nigeria From The Brink Of A Civil War

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Ikpeazu, IPOB And Saving Nigeria From The Brink Of A Civil War, By Mayowa Tijani

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I cannot explain the relief I felt on October 4, 2017, when it finally dawned on me that Nigeria’s independence celebrations had actually come and gone across the world and the country was still all intact. The celebrations by individual and institutions worldwide were beautiful, with all the doomsday prophets going silent and cast away in shameful caves.

This piece was written by Mayowa Tijani. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of 360Nobs.com.

In all my adult life, I have not seen a year as dramatic and precarious for Nigeria as 2017 has been. I really thought 2015 strained the cords of our unity, but 2017 came with more threats to Nigeria’s harmony. Arewa Youths had promised doomsday on October 1. The Nigeria Delta militants assured us retaliation and reprisal attacks. To aggravate the issues, the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) took a pledge to rain brimstones and fire on the Nigerian state.

In my opinion, the federal government did not handle it well. As all these regional tensions raged on, President Muhammadu Buhari sent a voice note to Nigerians, celebrating the end of the Ramadan season in Hausa language. The president’s speech — rather than douse tensions — added some heat to the polity. The larger section of Nigerians were miffed by the president’s deliberate segregation, and narrowness of response to boiling national issues.

Upon return to the country, the president made another address, where he said Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable. This time around, the president went beyond words to show his leadership as the commander-in-chief of the armed forces. Three weeks to the October 1 “doomsday”, we had Operation Python Dance II in place; and in no time, the military was already clashing with civillians in a supposedly democratic country.

As October 1 drew nearer, the tensions got more palpable, and the uncertainty of a country’s unity was playing out in the South-East more than in any other part of the nation.

Averting the Doomsday Crisis

In all of these, very few politicians stood out besides the likes of Yemi Osinbajo, the acting president of the nation at the turbulent time and Okezie Ikpeazu, the governor of Abia state, who kept the peace in the midst of a raging storm.

Ikpeazu, particularly, sued for peace, despite every incentive to allow violence to reign. At a time when the Arewa Youths were busy giving ultimatums and IPOB was keen to match violence with violence, the governor emphasised the noblest of messages stressing unity and faith, peace and progress.

For him, there was pressure from the federal authority to handle the Abia crisis like the military was doing, leading to avoidable deaths. There surely was pressure from IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu, who had gained so many foot soldiers in the past two years. There was also pressure from the anti-IPOB camp within the same state. In the midst of all that, Ikpeazu still hosted northern governors and said the nation is one and “we won’t allow an infinitesimal few to separate us”.

Calling for conversations around marginalisation and infrastructural deficiencies in the South-East, the governor still placed necessary attention on Nigeria’s fragile peace.

“I want to announce that the population of Igbo outside the Igbo enclave is about 11.6 million; you don’t play with the lives of 11.6 million people,” he had said.

“We all have to be careful: the press, the leadership at the state level and at the federal level; everybody. We are still working on stabilising and sustaining the fragile peace that we enjoy now.

“I swore with the Bible to protect lives and property; because I take such oath very seriously, I will continue to protect the lives and property of our brothers and sisters irrespective of where they come from.”

In an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, after the potential crisis of October 1 had been averted, Ikpeazu revealed that despite his position as the governor and chief security officer of Abia state, he was not privy to the incursion of the army in Abia state.

He said he had a letter that the military were coming for operation python dance on Friday, “but they decided to test their pieces of equipment on Sunday,” earlier than the agreed date. He added that he had discussions with high-profile military officers who assured him that the military will withdraw its troops from Abia State, only to be countered by the same military, less than 24 hours after.

Despite all the miscommunication and political underlining of the python’s dance, the governor knew he had only one job which he said “is to secure life and property of not only Abians but everybody that is doing business within the geographical space called Abia”.

“So at that time, I should protect even those agitating for an independent country called Biafra. I come from a part of the country where the lives and property of visitors within your gate is perhaps more important than your own life.

“My duty and my responsibility as at that day was to make sure that I avert bloodshed of monumental proportions.”

Nigeria’s recent political history teaches that as a governor in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) — a party at variance with the party at the federal level — Ikpeazu was expected to politicise the crisis in favour of his political ambitions or that of his party. But rather than do that, he supported the proscription of IPOB, that peace may reign.

In all, I’m delighted that the October 1 doomsday prophecy is now behind us, but we all must work together towards a peaceful and united Nigeria.

Oluwamayowa Tijani, a Chevening fellow, writes on politics, business and development.

This piece was written by Mayowa Tijani. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of 360Nobs.com.

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Nigeria Bans Private Practice For Medical Doctors

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The Federal Government has announced a ban for medical doctors working in public hospitals to engage on private practice.

Literally, it means medical doctors working in public hospitals will no longer be allowed to go into private practice.

The decision was taken at the Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Nigerian Government also said that henceforth the doctrine of no work no pay which was contained in the nation’s law would be invoked for workers embarking on strike.

In a joint media briefing after the FEC, the Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole and Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige noted that most of the unions that recently embarked on strike contravened the labour laws especially the Trade Dispute Act.

The health minister said a committee had been set up to determine what exactly an individual should be paid to ensure salaries are paid appropriately across board in the entire country.

Adewole announced that the federal government would embark on a nationwide vaccination against yellow fever following the reported outbreak of the disease in some part of the country.

Ngige on his part, said that the enforcement of `no work, no pay’’ doctrine, was part of measures to restore harmony into the public service in the country.

He stated that the council’s decision to strictly observe and implement the doctrine followed the council’s acceptance of the recommendation of the report of the Technical Committee on Industrial Relation matters in the federal public service.

The committee which was chaired and co-chaired by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the Head of Service, was inaugurated on April 26, 2016.

“The report emphasises the need for government to implement the law on “No Work No Pay’’.

“The “No work No Pay’’ is not a rule neither is it a policy. It is a law captured in the Trade Dispute Act of the Federation, section 43, which says worker has the right to disengage their service from an employer if there is a breakdown in their discussion/negotiation.

“But, for the periods that the worker does so, the employer should not pay and those periods are to be counted as non-pensionable times in his period of work.

“So, Council today reemphasised that law is still and it should be brought to the knowledge of workers in Nigeria especially those in the public sector,” he said.

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Sir Alex Ferguson Agreed To Manage Tottenham Hotspur Before Backtracking

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Former Tottenham Hotspur chairman Irving Scholar has claimed that Sir Alex Ferguson backtracked on a “concrete” agreement to manage the club before taking over at Manchester United.

Ferguson was targeted by Tottenham in 1984 following the departure of Keith Burkinshaw, despite Burkinshaw winning two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup in the previous three campaigns.

Scholar claims that Sir Alex Ferguson had caught his eye after guiding Aberdeen to three successive Scottish Cup triumphs, as well as success in the 1983 European Cup Winners’ Cup, but a deal was later reneged on.

“The truth was that I had been talking to and negotiating with Alex Ferguson about a deal,” The Sun quotes him as saying. “He and I had had very long and detailed discussions. I told him that I was a very old-fashioned type of chap and that the most important thing was that once you agree something, once you shake someone’s hand, it’s concrete.

“Once you do that, then you do not – under any circumstances whatsoever – you do not go back on it. It’s over. I told him that, when I first met him. So we had this big thing about the handshake. We went on and on and on, discussions, negotiations, down to the minutiae of the contract.

“Everything was agreed. So I said ‘Can we meet?’, he agreed and I said I’d like him to meet someone else on the board, Paul Bobroff. We arranged to meet in Paris on a Sunday morning, just by the airport. “The idea was this was the moment, the seminal moment of the handshake.

“We’d built up to this for weeks. So we met. I said, ‘Are you ready?’. He replied, ‘I’m ready’. I said, ‘Are you sure you’re ready?’. He said, ‘I’m sure’. So we had this seminal moment of the handshake. As you know, unfortunately, he didn’t keep to it. He never told me why. I had my own theories but it doesn’t matter anymore. It was a disappointment. He stayed at Aberdeen for another two years.”

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Arsenal Hold Positive Talks With Mesut Ozil Over New Contract

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Mesut Ozil’s agent Dr Erkut Sogut has claimed that positive progress is being made in relation to a potential new contract for his client at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil will become a free agent at the end of the season if he does not put pen to paper on a new deal.

Talk emerged in the summer of Ozil’s possible departure, but the midfielder ended staying at the Emirates, along with Alexis Sanchez, who is in the same contract situation.

Manchester United and Inter Milan have been linked with moves for the ex-Real Madrid star, but Sogut has suggested that his client could agree fresh terms with Arsenal.

“Ozil wants to play another two-three years in the Premier League,” the footballer’s representative told Fanatik. “Talks with Arsenal are ongoing regarding a new deal, what I can say right now is that negotiations are going well.”

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Paul Pogba Returns To Manchester United Training

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Paul Pogba has returned to light training, a month after being ruled out indefinitely through injury.

Paul Pogba damaged his hamstring in the 3-0 win over Basel on September 12, leading to fears that he faced being out of action until the end of the year.

Jose Mourinho also refused to put a timescale on Pogba’s return but has admitted the midfielder is considered a “long-term” absentee along with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo.

Pogba has made a swifter-than-expected comeback, however, having taken part in light training in the gym following a short break in Florida during the international break.

The former Juventus ace took to Instagram to update his followers on his rehabilitation programme, posting a number of videos that show him jogging on a treadmill and working in the gym.

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Victor Lindelof Discusses His Tough Start At Manchester United

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Victor Lindelof has insisted that he has “no problem” with his current situation at Manchester United, despite struggling to get into the team.

Victor Lindelof moved to Manchester United from Benfica in the summer for a fee believed to be £31m, but he is yet to make a Premier League appearance.

Lindelof has featured just three times – twice in the Champions League and once in the EFL Cup.

On Tuesday night while playing for Sweden, Lindelof made a blunder by kicking the ball into his own hand, which resulted in a penalty for the Netherlands, who ended up winning 2-0 on the night, but failed to secure a place in the World Cup playoffs.

In response to questions about his United career, Lindelof told reporters: “When I get my chance I want to do everything I can to help the team. That’s what I’ve been doing when I play Champions League. So, there’s no problem for me.

“I’m just there to do my job. I am enjoying life in England. We are playing well, I have good teammates and good coaches and it is a competitive league. That’s what makes it the best in the world.

“We had a very good start and we want to continue and play good football. We have a very good squad. We go game by game. It is a big game on Saturday and we are looking forward to it.”

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Everything Went Perfectly For Argentina – Lionel Messi

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Lionel Messi has insisted that Argentina “deserved” to earn a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Lionel Messi was the hero on the night as he inspired a comeback to grab a 3-1 victory over Ecuador in the nation’s final qualifier.

Argentina headed into the fixture knowing that anything less than a win would end Argentina’s World Cup dream, but Messi stepped up to score a hat-trick after the Albiceleste went a goal down inside the first minute.

“We did not deserve to miss out due to what we have gone through in qualifying. We deserved to be there,” Marca quotes Messi as saying. “It was made more difficult for us after we had to get going after going a goal behind.

“It is not easy to play with the conditions here but luckily everything went perfectly. It is important that everyone is united and that the national team goes well. If everyone pulls together tthen it is a lot easier.”

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VIDEO: BANTU – Lagos Barbie

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BANTU release the official video to “Lagos Barbie” the first single off their new album “Agberos International”.

The playful visuals follow a hair-obsessed lady who unwittingly finds herself time traveling through several decades while trying to get her hair weave fixed. The video was directed by Bolaji Kekere-Ekun (37th State) and features actress Nengi Adoki in the lead role alongside members of the 13-piece BANTU collective.

According to the band, the tongue in cheek chorus that calls on ladies to “wave your weaves in the air” is a commentary on the habitual love of wigs and weaves by women in Lagos.

We are aware of the absurdity of this message, knowing that no serious-minded Lagos big girl who spends a fortune keeping her ‘Barbie’ looks would want to wave it in the air, but we also know that the lyrics are such that will make everyone pause and think ‘hold on, wait a minute. Did I just hear right?”  – Ade Bantu.

 

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Reece Oxford Ready To Wait For Borussia Monchengladbach Chance

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Reece Oxford insists he feels fitter than ever and is ready to be given his chance at Borussia Monchengladbach.

Reece Oxford was loaned to the Bundesliga club by West Ham for the season, is yet to make an appearance for Monchengladbach this season.

He told Sky Sports: “I think I’m fitter than ever now. I’ve done pre-season with Gladbach, I feel good and ready, I’m just waiting for my opportunity. It’s patience, I’m young, watching the centre-backs ahead of me, and seeing what I can do to make me better.

“I’m just ready now, ready to make my debut, and hopefully it’ll be good and I won’t look back from there. I just hope to return to West Ham as a more experienced player, ready to play in the Premier League or any league.”

Oxford has captained England at age-grade level and was recently included in the list of UEFA Golden Boy nominees.

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Paul Scholes Interviewed For Vacant Oldham Managerial Position

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Oldham today interviewed Paul Scholes for their vacant manager’s position.

Paul Scholes and current caretaker manager Richie Wellens are the leading candidates.

Former Burnley, Bolton, Wigan and Blackburn manager Owen Coyle is also in the mix and rated as a 12/1 chance.

But for many, especially locally, the name of Scholes seems an irresistible punt.

The United great, 42, is an Oldham fan and rejected the chance to manage the club following Lee Johnson’s 2015 departure.

Paul Scholes hosted training session for the club’s youth team last year while working towards his UEFA coaching badges and has never hidden his love for the Latics.

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Vidal Talks Retirement From Chile Squad

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Arturo Vidal has stated in no uncertain terms that he is considering retirement, after Chile failed to qualify for the world cup.

Chile lost 3-0 to Brazil in he last game of the qualifiers, finishing sixth on the table and missing out on Russia and the playoff position.

The loss has hit a talented Chile squad hard, with manager Pizzi announcing his resignation and Vidal following that up with talks of retirement.

“Thank you lads, for everything, for all these years together… for teaching me and for showing a country that with effort and work anything is possible in life,” said the 30-year-old, who told reporters he was ready for retirement after defeat to Bolivia during the previous international break.

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Music Producer DPlus Is Set to Release His EP December 2017

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Music producer cum composer Adedayo Ajayi popularly known as DPLUS is set to release his EP December 2017. Themed “heart”, Ace Pianist intends to use this EP as a medium to pour out his heart musically as it cuts across different genres of music like Afro pop to afro house, neo soul, jazz and R n B.Talking about what inspired the name ‘heart’, He said, “All the tracks on the EP have been on my mind for years; now I just found a means to express them.”

On this project, DPLUS is working with talented musicians like Nosa, Frank Edwards, Masterkraft, IBK, Femi Leye and others. The multi talented musician hopes to use this EP to touch lives as he also allows listeners hear his heart out. “My motivation is God Almighty, good music and passion to always make something unique out of every musical instrument I play,”he said.

Born into music, his father being a singer and pianist, Adedayo combined schooling with working with several Nigerian artistes. So far he has worked with the likes of Lagbaja, Banky W, Humblesmith, Yinka Davies, Burna boy, Eben, MI, Capital F.E.M.I and Ben Ogbeiwi of MTN Project Fame.

DPLUS has performed at some of Nigeria’s biggest shows and even worldwide like the Nigeria Idols, GLO CAF Awards, LOUD AND CLEAR in Ghana, Cameroon and Lagos, MAMA Event in France, Festival of music and arts in South Africa and many more. He has also shared the same stage with Hugh Masekela, Psquare, Flavour, Capo Snoop etc where he performed alongside Lagbaja at several events in Nigeria and abroad.

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360Fresh: Damilare – Shakara (prod. QueBeat)

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Tinny Entertainment introduces the new act, Damilare, on his debut single, ‘Shakara’, produced by QueBeat.

Real name, Damilare Omola is an Afro-Pop artist, who draws his inspiration from the likes of Asa, Brymo, 9ice, & Wizkid which is reflective in his sound. Damilare was discovered on Instagram by Tinny Arokodare, CEO Tinny Entertainment in 2016, with the release of a track titled ‘Mosun’, which eventually scored him a record deal.

Shakara serves as his debut under the label’s imprint, as he joins Ycee, Dapo Tuburna and Bella on the quest for world domination. Damilare is a final year Performing Arts student at the University of Ilorin.

 

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Senate Raises Alarm On Codeine Abuse In Northern Nigeria | “Over 3M Bottles Consumed Daily”

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The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday raised the alarm that the 19 Northern states of the federation were under serious threat due to drug abuse, adding that over three million bottles of codeine syrup were consumed daily in Kano and Jigawa states.

The upper chamber of the National Assemble also revealed that across the 19 states, women, young girls in tertiary institutions, working class ladies, married, unemployed women displaced by Boko Haram insurgency, among others, were involved in drug abuse.

It also said that in 2015 alone, over 2,205 people were arrested in North-West geo-political zone by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, over drug-related abuses.

This revelation was sequel to the adoption of a motion by Senator Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai (APC,Borno) and 37 others on the need to check the rising menace of pharmaceutical drug abuse among youths.

The motion was seconded by Senator Jibrin Barau (APC, Kano).

Garbai said research has shown that abusers of the codeine syrup in Kano and Jigawa states take up to 3 to 8 bottles per day.

He said while the abuse of prescriptive drugs and cough syrups had been thought to be a problem typical in the North-Western part of the country, investigations have shown an incredible spike in drug-abuse in Borno State and the Northeast ravaged by Boko Haram.

“The increasing abuse of cough and prescriptive drugs, among the youth and women across the 19 northern states has resulted in meaningless deaths, rendered them largely unproductive and has devastated many upper and middle class families in the region.

“There are several reports about young girls in tertiary institutions, who have taken to an alarming abuse of the codeine cough syrup, which is often taken, mixed with soft drink. This problem is destroying even mothers in homes, as they use same codeine and other drugs as an escape from their abusive relationships and invariably get hooked on them,” he said.

He said the abuse of cough syrup has become so widespread in recent years, that even secondary school students use them regularly.

“The pharmaceutical drug abuse is threatening a generation of northern Nigerian women including, young girls in tertiary institutions, working class ladies, married women, unemployed women, displaced women from the Boko Haram insurgency,” he said.

Supporting the motion, Senator Aliyu Wamakko said the problem of drug abuse was not peculiar to the north; hence it should be treated as a national menace.

Consequently, the Senate mandated its Joint Committee on Drugs and Narcotics and Health to investigate the growing menace of cough and other prescriptive drugs abuse and report back to the Senate on the needed legislative interventions to combat the trend.

It also urged the Federal Government to partner with states, local governments, traditional rulers, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, NGOs to create a holistic framework in fighting this category of drug abuse.

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BREAKING: Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of 56 Houses Belonging To Diezani

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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has ordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

The directive for the permanent forfeiture of the houses was made earlier today by Justice Abdulaziz Anka.

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It is understood that the houses, located in Lagos and Port Harcourt, were allegedly acquired by the ex-minister between 2011 and 2013 using front companies.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission claimed that Diezani paid a whopping $21,982,224 for the properties.

The country’s anti-corruption agency further said that it believed that the funds were proceeds of crime.

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The commission also listed the properties to include 29 terraced houses comprising eight four-bedroomed penthouse apartments, six three-bedroomed apartments, two three-bedroomed maisonettes, two twin bedroomed apartments and one four-bedroom apartment.

In August, the self-acclaimed Area Father and entertainer, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, alongside his #OurMumuDonDo protesters stormed the Head Office of the EFCC in Abuja.

The protest – which is tagged #BringBackDiezaniAlisonMadueke – was to demand the repatriation of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke from the UK to Nigeria.

The protest came less than two weeks after he led a series of protests to demand that President Muhammadu Buhari either resume office or resign.

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Cardi B Wins 5 Major Awards | Here’s Full List Of 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards Winners

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The 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards, which was hosted by DJ Khaled, aired on Tuesday night (Oct. 10).

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN took home the album of the year honor, while Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” won the award for single of the year — and she was named best new hip-hop artist.

Rapper Cardi B, who was nominated for a whopping nine awards, took home five awards—Single of the Year, Hustler of the Year, Best New Hip-Hop Artist, Best Mix Tape and Made-You-Look Award.

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Kendrick Lamar collected four awards while DJ Khaled took home two awards.

See full list of winners below;

Single of the Year
Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow” – WINNER
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
Future, “Mask Off”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”

Album of the Year
DJ Khaled, Grateful
Future, FUTURE
J. Cole, 4 Your Eyez Only
Jay Z, 4:44
Kendrick Lamar, DAMN. – WINNER
Migos, Culture

Best New Hip-Hop Artist
Aminé
Cardi B – WINNER
Kodak Black
Playboi Carti
Tee Grizzley

Hustler of the Year
Cardi B – WINNER
Chance the Rapper
Diddy
DJ Khaled
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar

Best Collabo, Duo or Group
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts” – WINNER
French Montana feat. Swae Lee, “Unforgettable”
Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”
Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj, “Rake It Up”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”
French Montana feat. Swae Lee, “Unforgettable”
Future, “Mask Off”
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” – WINNER

Hot Ticket Performer
Cardi B
Chance the Rapper
Drake
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar –​ WINNER

Lyricist of the Year
Chance the Rapper
Drake
J. Cole
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar –​ WINNER

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom –​ WINNER
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers and Missy Elliott
Director X
Hype Williams

DJ of the Year
DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Esco
DJ Khaled –​ WINNER
DJ Mustard

Producer of the Year
DJ Khaled & Nasty Beatmakers
DJ Mustard
London On Da Track
Metro Boomin –​ WINNER
Mike Will Made-It
Pharrell Williams

MVP of the Year
Cardi B
Chance The Rapper
DJ Khaled –​ WINNER
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)
A$AP Rocky
Cardi B –​ WINNER
Future
Migos
Nicki Minaj

Best Mixtape
Cardi B, Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 2 –​ WINNER
Gucci Mane, Droptopwop
Juicy J, Gas Face
Playboi Carti, Playboi Carti
Tee Grizzley, My Moment
Yo Gotti & Mike Will Made-It, Gotti Made-It

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
Chance the Rapper, “I’m the One” (DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne)
Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles” (Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane)
Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee” (Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert)
Nicki Minaj, “Rake It Up” (Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj) –​ WINNER
Ty Dolla $ign, “Ain’t Nothing” (Juicy J feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)
Wiz Khalifa, “Ain’t Nothing” (Juicy J feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)

Impact Track
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
Jay Z, “Story of O.J.” –​ WINNER
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
Kendrick Lamar, “DNA.”
Lecrae, “Blessings” Feat. Ty Dolla $ign
Tyler, The Creator, “Who Dat Boy” Feat. A$AP Rocky

Best Hip Hop Online Site/App
Complex.com
Hotnewhiphop.com
Theshaderoom.com – WINNER 
Worldstarhiphop.com
XXLMag.com

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Cardi B Wins 5 Major Awards | Here’s Full List Of 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards Winners

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The 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards, which was hosted by DJ Khaled, aired on Tuesday night (Oct. 10).

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN took home the album of the year honor, while Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” won the award for single of the year — and she was named best new hip-hop artist.

Rapper Cardi B, who was nominated for a whopping nine awards, took home five awards—Single of the Year, Hustler of the Year, Best New Hip-Hop Artist, Best Mix Tape and Made-You-Look Award.

Eminem Unleashes Fierce Attack On Donald Trump In BET Awards Freestyle (WATCH)

Kendrick Lamar collected four awards while DJ Khaled took home two awards.

See full list of winners below;

Single of the Year
Migos Feat. Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow” – WINNER
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
Future, “Mask Off”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”

Album of the Year
DJ Khaled, Grateful
Future, FUTURE
J. Cole, 4 Your Eyez Only
Jay Z, 4:44
Kendrick Lamar, DAMN. – WINNER
Migos, Culture

Best New Hip-Hop Artist
Aminé
Cardi B – WINNER
Kodak Black
Playboi Carti
Tee Grizzley

Hustler of the Year
Cardi B – WINNER
Chance the Rapper
Diddy
DJ Khaled
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar

Best Collabo, Duo or Group
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts” – WINNER
French Montana feat. Swae Lee, “Unforgettable”
Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”
Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj, “Rake It Up”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”
French Montana feat. Swae Lee, “Unforgettable”
Future, “Mask Off”
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.” – WINNER

Hot Ticket Performer
Cardi B
Chance the Rapper
Drake
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar –​ WINNER

Lyricist of the Year
Chance the Rapper
Drake
J. Cole
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar –​ WINNER

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom –​ WINNER
Colin Tilley
Dave Meyers and Missy Elliott
Director X
Hype Williams

DJ of the Year
DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Esco
DJ Khaled –​ WINNER
DJ Mustard

Producer of the Year
DJ Khaled & Nasty Beatmakers
DJ Mustard
London On Da Track
Metro Boomin –​ WINNER
Mike Will Made-It
Pharrell Williams

MVP of the Year
Cardi B
Chance The Rapper
DJ Khaled –​ WINNER
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)
A$AP Rocky
Cardi B –​ WINNER
Future
Migos
Nicki Minaj

Best Mixtape
Cardi B, Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 2 –​ WINNER
Gucci Mane, Droptopwop
Juicy J, Gas Face
Playboi Carti, Playboi Carti
Tee Grizzley, My Moment
Yo Gotti & Mike Will Made-It, Gotti Made-It

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
Chance the Rapper, “I’m the One” (DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne)
Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles” (Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane)
Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee” (Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert)
Nicki Minaj, “Rake It Up” (Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj) –​ WINNER
Ty Dolla $ign, “Ain’t Nothing” (Juicy J feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)
Wiz Khalifa, “Ain’t Nothing” (Juicy J feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign)

Impact Track
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
Jay Z, “Story of O.J.” –​ WINNER
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
Kendrick Lamar, “DNA.”
Lecrae, “Blessings” Feat. Ty Dolla $ign
Tyler, The Creator, “Who Dat Boy” Feat. A$AP Rocky

Best Hip Hop Online Site/App
Complex.com
Hotnewhiphop.com
Theshaderoom.com – WINNER 
Worldstarhiphop.com
XXLMag.com

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Daily Roundup :Latest Football News Content Across Europe

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Spain

Tottenham star Harry Kane is a Real Madrid transfer target and Los Blancos are willing to offer several players to reduce his €200m (£179.2m) price tag.

Ex-Spurs players Gareth Bale and Luka Modric have been mentioned as potential makeweights, as has striker Karim Benzema. The Spanish club hope those players would bring Kane’s price down to €40m (£35.9m), but Bale’s injury record and Modric’s age would reduce their respective values. (Diario Gol)

This news comes alongside further revelations that the Spanish champions are willing to offload Bale next summer. Real will look to recoup the €100m (£89.6m) they paid Tottenham for Bale, and Manchester United could be alerted by his availability. Jose Mourinho has previously stated he would bid for the Welshman if he was ever available. (El Confidencial)

Italy

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is an Inter and Juventus transfer target. The French striker is now back-up to Alexandre Lacazette in London and was free to move in the recent transfer window.

However, he decided to stay and fight for his place in the side but hasn’t been a regular in the starting XI and may now be willing to move on. The forward would bolster the attacking ranks at both Italian clubs, and would be considered a Mario Mandzukic replacement if he were to join Juventus. (Calciomercato)

Former Chelsea star Oscar is looking to end his stay in the Chinese Super League and a return to Europe could be on the cards. Inter remain interested in the Brazilian, while Juventus and Atletico Madrid are also likely to make offers once the Chinese season ends in November. (Calciomercato)

AC Milan are looking into the option of taking Real Madrid’s Dani Ceballos on a six-month loan this January. The Spaniard has struggled for game time since leaving Real Betis for Madrid, and the move could be a good one for all parties. (Tutto Mercato)

France

Paris Saint-Germain have their eye on Chelsea midfielder N’golo Kante. The Ligue 1 club want to sign the 26-year-old midfielder as the successor to 35-year-old Thiago Motta and are willing to pay €90m (£80.7m). (Le Parisien)

Former Arsenal favourite Robert Pires believes Giroud should be ahead of Kylian Mbappe and Lacazette in the pecking order at international level.

“Deschamps will not change much for the World Cup, and will respect the hierarchy with Giroud before Lacazette,” said the former Arsenal man. “With Olivier, he can count on a great pro who will never pose a problem and you can rely on him.” (Le Parisien)

Germany

Neven Subotic and Erik Durm are set to be transfer listed by Borussia Dortmund after failing to break into the first team squad this season. VFB Stuttgart are interested in right back Durm, while a number of clubs could be looking to bolster their centre-back options with a player of Subotic’s ilk. (Sport Bild)

Hamburg will try to secure a new contract for Japanese attacker Tatsuya Ito amid interest from Manchester City and Inter Milan. The 20-year-old’s current deal expires at the end of this season. (Sport Bild)

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Daily Roundup :Latest Football News Content Across Europe

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Spain

Tottenham star Harry Kane is a Real Madrid transfer target and Los Blancos are willing to offer several players to reduce his €200m (£179.2m) price tag.

Ex-Spurs players Gareth Bale and Luka Modric have been mentioned as potential makeweights, as has striker Karim Benzema. The Spanish club hope those players would bring Kane’s price down to €40m (£35.9m), but Bale’s injury record and Modric’s age would reduce their respective values. (Diario Gol)

This news comes alongside further revelations that the Spanish champions are willing to offload Bale next summer. Real will look to recoup the €100m (£89.6m) they paid Tottenham for Bale, and Manchester United could be alerted by his availability. Jose Mourinho has previously stated he would bid for the Welshman if he was ever available. (El Confidencial)

Italy

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is an Inter and Juventus transfer target. The French striker is now back-up to Alexandre Lacazette in London and was free to move in the recent transfer window.

However, he decided to stay and fight for his place in the side but hasn’t been a regular in the starting XI and may now be willing to move on. The forward would bolster the attacking ranks at both Italian clubs, and would be considered a Mario Mandzukic replacement if he were to join Juventus. (Calciomercato)

Former Chelsea star Oscar is looking to end his stay in the Chinese Super League and a return to Europe could be on the cards. Inter remain interested in the Brazilian, while Juventus and Atletico Madrid are also likely to make offers once the Chinese season ends in November. (Calciomercato)

AC Milan are looking into the option of taking Real Madrid’s Dani Ceballos on a six-month loan this January. The Spaniard has struggled for game time since leaving Real Betis for Madrid, and the move could be a good one for all parties. (Tutto Mercato)

France

Paris Saint-Germain have their eye on Chelsea midfielder N’golo Kante. The Ligue 1 club want to sign the 26-year-old midfielder as the successor to 35-year-old Thiago Motta and are willing to pay €90m (£80.7m). (Le Parisien)

Former Arsenal favourite Robert Pires believes Giroud should be ahead of Kylian Mbappe and Lacazette in the pecking order at international level.

“Deschamps will not change much for the World Cup, and will respect the hierarchy with Giroud before Lacazette,” said the former Arsenal man. “With Olivier, he can count on a great pro who will never pose a problem and you can rely on him.” (Le Parisien)

Germany

Neven Subotic and Erik Durm are set to be transfer listed by Borussia Dortmund after failing to break into the first team squad this season. VFB Stuttgart are interested in right back Durm, while a number of clubs could be looking to bolster their centre-back options with a player of Subotic’s ilk. (Sport Bild)

Hamburg will try to secure a new contract for Japanese attacker Tatsuya Ito amid interest from Manchester City and Inter Milan. The 20-year-old’s current deal expires at the end of this season. (Sport Bild)

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Eminem Unleashes Fierce Attack On Donald Trump In BET Awards Freestyle (WATCH)

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In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against President Donald Trump in hip-hop, US rapper Eminem has issued an ultimatum to his fans – support either him or Trump – in a scorching rap played at Tuesday night’s BET awards.

In the four-minute freestyle, filmed in a car park in Detroit and titled “The Storm”, which went viral immediately as it was posted, Eminem called out the US president on issues including his support for white supremacists and his penchant for tweeting.

Eminem, whose real name is Marshall Mathers, can be heard attacking the US president for his response to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, his repeated assailing of NFL protesters and his war of words with North Korea.

The star rapper also said he “came to stomp” on the president, calling him a “racist 94-year-old grandpa” and accusing him of disrespecting the military.

In the rap, he refers to the US president as “a kamikaze that’ll probably cause a nuclear holocaust”.

In a reference to the orange superhero the Thing from the Fantastic Four comic books, he raps: “Racism’s the only thing he’s Fantastic Four / Cause that’s how he gets his fucking rocks off and he’s orange.”

Eminem also issued an ultimatum to his fans who might be supporters of the president.

And any fan of mine who’s a supporter of his

I’m drawing in the sand a line

You’re either for or against

And if you can’t decide who you like more and you’re split

On who you should stand beside

I’ll do it for you with this

Tuesday night’s video wasn’t the rapper’s first attack on Trump.

During the 2016 presidential election, Eminem called Trump a “loose cannon” who doesn’t have to answer to anyone in a nearly 8-minute flow titled, “Campaign Speech.”

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Eminem Unleashes Fierce Attack On Donald Trump In BET Awards Freestyle (WATCH)

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In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against President Donald Trump in hip-hop, US rapper Eminem has issued an ultimatum to his fans – support either him or Trump – in a scorching rap played at Tuesday night’s BET awards.

In the four-minute freestyle, filmed in a car park in Detroit and titled “The Storm”, which went viral immediately as it was posted, Eminem called out the US president on issues including his support for white supremacists and his penchant for tweeting.

Eminem, whose real name is Marshall Mathers, can be heard attacking the US president for his response to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, his repeated assailing of NFL protesters and his war of words with North Korea.

The star rapper also said he “came to stomp” on the president, calling him a “racist 94-year-old grandpa” and accusing him of disrespecting the military.

In the rap, he refers to the US president as “a kamikaze that’ll probably cause a nuclear holocaust”.

In a reference to the orange superhero the Thing from the Fantastic Four comic books, he raps: “Racism’s the only thing he’s Fantastic Four / Cause that’s how he gets his fucking rocks off and he’s orange.”

Eminem also issued an ultimatum to his fans who might be supporters of the president.

And any fan of mine who’s a supporter of his

I’m drawing in the sand a line

You’re either for or against

And if you can’t decide who you like more and you’re split

On who you should stand beside

I’ll do it for you with this

Tuesday night’s video wasn’t the rapper’s first attack on Trump.

During the 2016 presidential election, Eminem called Trump a “loose cannon” who doesn’t have to answer to anyone in a nearly 8-minute flow titled, “Campaign Speech.”

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Here’s How To Win A VVIP Experience To ONE Africa Music Fest – #NoShakinCarryGo2Dubai

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10 lucky Pepsi fans will be joining Tiwa Savage, Davido, Wizkid, Tekno and other African singers at the 2017 ONE Africa Music Fest in DUBAI.

That’s right, these lucky people will be getting a full VVIP experience during the all expense paid 3-DAY holiday and it could be you…

All you need to do is

  • Download the #NoShakinCarryGo2Dubai beat from http://bit.ly/Pepsi2Dubai
  • Creatively express yourself to the beat, by singing or dancing, in a 60 second (or less) video.
  • Post your entry on Instagram or Twitter ONLY with the hashtag #NoShakinCarryGo2Dubai and tag @Pepsi_Naija
  • You must like Pepsi Nigeria on Facebook and follow @Pepsi_naija on Instagram and Twitter.
  • 100 of the most creative entries will be shortlisted by Pepsi and published on Pepsi’s social media pages.
  • Fnalists will attend the “No Shakin’ Carry Go 2 Dubai” party in Lagos.
  • 10 winners from the finalists will be selected in a live raffle draw at this party for the VVIP experience in Dubai.
  • All participants must be 18 years and above and must possess a valid international passport.
  • Terms and conditions apply. Please see Pepsi’s Facebook page for detailed T&C’s.

It’s really that simple guys, you’re this close to being on your way to Dubai in a few weeks!

Follow on social media – Instagram: @pepsi_naija | Twitter: @pepsi_naija | Facebook: Pepsi Nigeria

——>>>>>Click here to download now! bit.ly/Pepsi2Dubai

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Nigeria To Reintroduce History In Schools From 2018/2019 Academic Session

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The Nigeria Education Research and Development Council (NERDC) has announced that plans are underway to reintroduce History as a subject, beginning from the 2018/2019 academic session.

The NERDC Executive Secretary, Ismail Junaidu, who told the News agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday that the curriculum is ready, added that the subject would now be a standalone curriculum and would be taught from primary one to JSS III.

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It was gathered that the National Council on Education had approved the reintroduction of the subject in July.

The executive secretary said that the NERDC had forwarded a sample of the new curriculum for History to the states to give them ample time to plan ahead of its implementation.

“All states are expected to be sensitised and teachers trained on how to use the curriculum before the implementation can begin.

“We need to give the states ample time to put their house in order before we start implementing the curriculum,” he told NAN.

According to him, History is already in the senior secondary school curriculum.

He said the implementation would only start after the curriculum had been distributed to states.

“We have begun work on the curriculum because the NCE has given the directive, it will soon get to schools.

“The implementation will commence in the next academic session,’’ he assured.

Mr. Junaidu added that the NCE had approved that all efforts should be made to ensure the commencement of History in schools and it will be accomplished.

“By the next academic session (2018/2019), everything will be in place,’ the executive secretary said.

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