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Salary: Abia commissioner urges early resolution of FAAC impasse

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The Commissioner for Information in Abia, Chief John Okiyi, has called for quick resolution of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) impasse. Okiyi, who made the call in an interview...

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Vote-buying, insecurity threats to 2019 polls — Groups

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The National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the International Republican Institute (IRI) have listed vote buying and insecurity as some of the possible disrupters of the 2019 general elections. Dr...

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They even labelled Saraki an armed robber – Sen. Amori

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A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Sen. Ighoyota Amori, has described the recent victory of the Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal as a welcome...

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Chevron VTP graduates turn down 50 job slots

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ABUJA-GRADUATES of Chevron Vocational Training Programme, VTP 5 and 6 under the auspices of National Association of Itsekiri Graduates, NAIG, National Association of Ilaje Graduates and National...

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Air France leaves Nigerians stranded in Paris

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Passengers including hundreds of Nigerians on board Air France operated commercial Aircraft from France to Lagos and Abuja have since Wednesday been stranded at Charles De Gaulle International...

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Insecurity: Rep advocates decentralisation of Police Force

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A member of House of Representatives, Mr Kwewum Shawulu (PDP-Taraba), has suggested the unbundling of Nigeria Police Force into independent special units for better handling of security in the...

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Obasanjo’s appearance at PDP rally not return to partisan politics – Sen. Amori

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A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Sen. Ighoyota Amori, says former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s appearance at a PDP rally in Ogun recently does not amount to his return to...

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$1b gas pipeline probe: Senate gives NNPC, IOCs, five days ultimatum to appear before it

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ABUJA- THE Senate has threatened the Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) as well as oil and gas companies involved in the execution of the Obite-Ubeta-Rumuji (OUR) and North Option Pipeline...

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Presidency urges Nigerians to ignore crocodile tears of selfish leaders

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Abuja – The Presidency says it considers a communiqué issued by some ethnic and sectional groups assembled in Abuja recently as the shedding of crocodile tears by selfish leaders....

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Police roll out standard operating procedures for SARS operatives

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The Commissioner of Police, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Mr Haliru Gwandu, yesterday, said the Nigeria Police has designed a Standard Operational Procedure, SOP, for operatives of the...

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Killings :There can’t be peace without justice, says Sultan

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Says There can’t be peace without justice Lack of birth control ‘ll put Nigeria in serious danger-Ooni of Ife By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Sultan of Sokoto, Mohammed Sa’ ad...

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Buratai renames 21 Brigade as Special Forces Brigade

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has renamed the 21 Brigade, located in Bama, Borno State, as Special Forces Brigade. Chief of Army Staff...

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Notes on Northern, other elders national summit: Good journalism, neighbourliness matter

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By Kabiru Muhammad Gwangwazo On reading the write-up, “Why Good Journalism Truly Matters” by Adewale Kupoluyi, I found a window for RIPPLES to take a peek into a most vexatious issue...

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Boko Haram hinders demarcation of Nigeria, Cameroon border— UN

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The United Nations, UN, has said the demarcation of the Cameroon-Nigeria border continues to face challenges due to insecurity in areas affected by the presence of Boko Haram. This screen grab...

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APC AKIDA: Buhari’s home trouble

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The household name APC Akida was first initiated and came into limelight in Kaduna State. It was initiated by the likes of the pioneer and Interim Management Committee Chairman of the APC in...

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