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Industrial Court stops AUPCTRE-IST from embarking on strike

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Abuja – The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Tuesday stopped the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Technical and Recreational Employees (AUPCTRE) branch of the Investment and...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

N1.2trn cash backed for capital expenditure in 2016 — FRC report

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Abuja – The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), says out of the N1.58 trillion allocated for capital expenditure in 2016, only N1.219 trillion was cash backed. According to the...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

As DISCOs start mass disconnections

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THE eleven Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, have declared war against consumers of power as they have embarked on mass disconnections throughout Nigeria. From Lagos to Port Harcourt,...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Igbo group wants FG to declare herdsmen terrorists

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU—AN Igbo interest group, Voice from the East, VEAST, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria, FGN, to declare herdsmen as terrorists because of the dastardly way...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

APC convention: Shape of unity list appears tomorrow as Tinubu’s candidates face pressure

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor A clear idea of Unity List to be pushed at this weekend’s national convention of All Progressives Congress, APC, will emerge tomorrow morning after a...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Shareholders task FG on ease of land acquisition process, fees

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In a renewed move to attract more real estate investors and encourage effective property documentation in the country, shareholders are seeking Federal Government’s intervention to ease land...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Declaring June 12 Democracy Day illegal, but … — Agbakoba

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Former President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, and human rights lawyer, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, yesterday, said declaring June 12 as the new date for the celebration of Democracy Day in Nigeria...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (5)

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General Babangida again threw open the Presidential race and many showed interest. Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, GCFR (1937-1998) who lost his first wife, Alhaja Simbiat Atinuke Abiola...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Which hall of shame again, Prof Soyinka?

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By Yinka Odumakin Dear Prof, A DAY before the June 12 event in Abuja I got a message from a very apolitical friend who is one of the biggest names in the fashion industry in Nigeria and it read...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki leads Senate delegation to Russian Parliament today

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— SENATE President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, will today, lead a Senate delegation on a three-day parliamentary visit to Russia, aimed at deepening legislative practices and ...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

FG to provide 10,000 tractors for farmers

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By Gabriel Ewepu & Tochukwu Maxwell THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), has entered into collaboration with the Nigeria Agriculture Mechanization and Equipment...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Legislators urged to support fight against corruption

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By Festus Ahon & Ochuko Akuopha OLEH — National Chairman, Foundation for the Advancement of Ethics and Values of Nigeria, Dr. M. A. Opara, has called on the legislative arms at all...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

GENCOs urge FG to place vital gas pipelines on franchise

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THE power Generation Companies, GENCOs, have called on the Federal Government to put on franchise some of the gas pipelines in strategic locations especially the Niger-Delta region in order to...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Rural investments under threat as solar can’t power heavy equipment – Investigation

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By Udeme Akpan & Chris Ochayi THE plan of the Federal Government to stimulate economic activities in the rural communities through increased adoption of solar may only make limited impact as...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Anyaso declares interest for House of Rep, meets state party exco

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As countdown to 2019 general elections begin to garner serious momentum, leading youth politician and popular Abia state born businessman, Chima Desmond Anyaso, has thrown his hat in the ring,...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →