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Buhari, ministers hold valedictory FEC session today

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President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year...

Wed May 22nd, 2019     Read More →

The good, bad, ugly sides of Dogara’s House

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By Emman Ovuakporie IN less than three weeks the 8th House of Representatives will kiss the dust as the 9th House mounts the centre stage for another four years. Speaker Dogara A peep into the...

Wed May 22nd, 2019     Read More →

MASSOB backs Obasanjo on alleged FG’s Islamisation agenda

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By Dennis Agbo ENUGU – THE Movement for Actualisation of the Sovereign State Of Biafra, MASSOB, has come out in full support of former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s allegation that the...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Orji Uzor Kalu cuts oil deals in Venezuela

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Former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu was a guest of embattled President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela on Monday. Former Governor of Abia state, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu ; President Nicolas...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Transport fares spike in April

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By Elizabeth Adegbesan Despite the decline in the price of premium motor spirit (PMS) also known as petrol, the average fare paid by passengers for bus journey intercity, air journey and journey...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Community pharmacists seek Govt attention to tackle fake drugs

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By Sola Ogundipe The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, ACPN, has reiterated calls for better funding of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC and...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

APPOINTMENTS: Buhari favoured South more than North – Records

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•South gets 52.4%, North 47.6% •Ikokwu, Ozekhome, ABC Nwosu, others speak By Clifford Ndujihe, Henry Umoru, Dirisu Yakubu & Olayinka Ajayi IF the contents of classified records were...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Certification: Group urges members, partners to end polio

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – ROTARY International has called on members and global partners to redouble efforts to end polio in Nigeria by getting needed “International Polio-free...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Residents blame insecurity in Aba on Police, soldiers

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe Residents of Aba, Abia State, have decried the increasing spate of insecurity in the city and are accusing soldiers and policemen of not putting enough to stem the tide....

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Kaduna Rep members-elect reaffirm support for Gbajabiamila

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Kaduna State members-elect of the House of Representatives on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday reaffirmed their support for Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) for the...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

A letter to Emeka Ihedioha (3)

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By Obi Nwakanma Dear Emeka: in two previous open letters published here in the “Orbit,” I tried to suggest, and cast into some perspective, possible areas of strategic policy that you...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

Deepening local content access in Nigeria

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by FISAYO OGUNDIPE With the television broadcast industry undergoing a transition from analogue television to the initial test-running of digital television (DTT) in 1998, there was a huge...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

Monarch tasks NDDC on abandoned community road

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BY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE ABA- Traditional ruler of Isiala Ntighauzo autonomous community, Obingwa council area of Abia State, Eze Nwakwue Akpulonu, has tasked the Niger Delta Development Commission,...

Sat May 18th, 2019     Read More →

Pastor Bakare on bandits as C-in-C: Islamic scholars speak

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By Haroon-Ishola Balogun Last Sunday, the general overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly Pastor Tunde Bakare lamented that bandits and kidnappers are now in charge of Nigeria during his church...

Fri May 17th, 2019     Read More →

Still on Omega Power Ministries’ First Free Specialist Hospital in Nigeria

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Recently, the Garden City of Port Harcourt in Rivers State was thrown into jubilant mood as men and women from all walks of life converged on the city to witness the grand opening of...

Thu May 16th, 2019     Read More →