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Nigeria vs Iceland : Football fans nationwide in frenzy over Super Eagles victor

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Nigeria vs Iceland : Soccer fans across the country were in a frenzy as they celebrated the 2-0 victory of the Super Eagles against Iceland in the ongoing World Cup in Russia on...

Sat Jun 23rd, 2018     Read More →

APC chairmanship: Oshiomhole unopposed as govs head for consensus

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Henry Umoru, Demola Akinyemi & Omezia Ajayi ABUJA—The All Progressives Congress, APC, was last night putting finishing touches to tomorrow’s...

Fri Jun 22nd, 2018     Read More →

FG sensitive to human rights, dignity – NHRC

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday said the Federal Government was mindful of the protection of rights and dignity of the citizens. Mr Tony Ojukwu, the Executives Secretary of...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

Ex-Adamawa gov, Nyako, loses wife

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YOLA— Hajiya Zainab Nyako, wife of the former Adamawa State Governor, died yesterday in Yola, aged 63. Gov. Nyako Late Zainab died at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, after she collapsed...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

Gains and pains of the Nigerian Opposition

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Pius went to school in an era that predated the present day automatic promotion in public schools. His friends called him Olodo – a Yoruba word for an idiot. Yet, Pius had a clever way of...

Thu Jun 21st, 2018     Read More →

Positive Economic outlook in Edo increases investor traffic, pushes air fares by 1.04%

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The prevailing investment-friendly environment in Edo State, resulting from a series of reforms embarked upon by the Godwin Obaseki administration, to open up the state to private sector...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

CAN seeks Buhari’s intervention in death sentence on 5 Christian youths

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By Luminous Jannamike & Ike Uchechukwu ABUJA —Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the death sentence on five Christian...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

FG rolls out 6-point plan to solve farmers-herders crisis

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ABUJA — The Federal Government has presented a plan to permanently solve the farmers-herders conflicts in the country, which have claimed the lives of thousands over the...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Rivers residents pay cheapest bus fare in May – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said residents of Rivers paid the lowest bus fare within city in May. The NBS stated this in Transport Fare Watch for May 2018 published on its...

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 →

Insurgency, Nigerian army and a June diary

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The decision to pen this article came to me impromptu. I stumbled on a news item on an online medium, The Sun (UK), published February 18, 2018, which flashed a blistering news caption. It...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Adamawa gov’s Chief of Staff dies in S-Arabia

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By Umar Yusuf Yola—Chief of Staff to Governor Mohammed Jibrilla of Adamawa State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Jimeta is dead. He died in the early hours of yesterday in Saudi Arabia. A statement by...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Bindow declares 3-day mourning over death of Chief of Staff

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Yola – Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has declared a three-day mourning period in the state over the death of his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abdurrahman Abba-Jimeta. Governor Jibrilla...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Killings : Benue, Taraba, Ekiti, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others take on DHQ

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By Emeka Mamah, Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor, Dapo Akinrefon, Gbenga Oke & Peter Duru •You’re blaming victims instead of the aggressors — Benue govt,...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Suicide blasts in Borno kill at least 31

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Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and militia leader told AFP on Sunday. Two blasts ripped...

Sun Jun 17th, 2018     Read More →