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My fears about military involvement in elections – Mbazulike Amaechi

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Chief Mbazulike Amaechi is a foremost nationalist . He belongs to the class of the late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe who fought for Nigeria’s independence. The self-professed link between the old and...

Mon Mar 25th, 2019     Read More →

FG to eliminate chemical fertilisers in agriculture, says Ogbeh

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Kwali (FCT) – The Federal Government says it will gradually phase out the use of chemical fertilisers in agriculture to ensure the production of healthy foods for the people. Chief Audu...

Sun Mar 24th, 2019     Read More →

Searching for Love?

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Sponsorship/ Networking •Chinyere resides in Edo State, needs a very kind-hearted person who can sponsor her with the sum of N150, 000, to enable her start a business.08114088770 •Yoma,...

Sat Mar 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Head, Amnesty Office: Not birthright for Bayelsa State – Evah

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By Tony Nwankwo Some Niger Delta youths recently vandalised the Amnesty inspired Kaiama Vocation Centre in Bayelsa State. In this interview, the National Coordinator, Ijaw Monitoring Group,...

Sat Mar 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Conclusion of inconclusive matters

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By Emmanuel Aziken Aides and supporters of the Prof. Mahmood Yakubu led Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, were until not too long ago, claiming that the spate of inconclusive...

Sat Mar 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Intimidation of voters and electoral officials in last elections by military unprecedented — Col Tony Nyiam

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By Chioma Gabriel, Editor, Special Features Nigerians have continued to express dismay over the role of the military in the just-concluded elections, expressing disappointment that their...

Sat Mar 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom 2023: Discourse is premature, embarrassing — PDP

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BY: Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo CHAIRMAN of Akwa Ibom state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Obong Paul Ekpo has described as premature and embarrassing the commencement of...

Fri Mar 22nd, 2019     Read More →

2019 Governorship: A’Ibom People Voted for Liberation-Elders

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Akwa Ibom Elders and Stakeholders have commended the people of the state for voting massively for the reelection of Governor Udom Emmanuel, describing their action as a liberation for the...

Fri Mar 22nd, 2019     Read More →

‘Engaging youths, women in fish production will boost economy’

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…As Nigeria spends $1b yearly to import fish By Elizabeth Uwandu Dr Patricia Anyanwu, Acting Executive Director, Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research, NIOMR stated that ...

Fri Mar 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Impacting on host communities through CSR: The Maritme Academy of Nigeria example

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By Edet Okpo THURSDAY, March 7, 2019, the Commodore Duja Emmanuel Effedua-led Management of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria situated in Oron, Akwa Ibom State, practically demonstrated its...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

The utility of Legislature’s ranking rule

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo CONGRESSIONAL leadership stability is a key feature of advanced democracies, particularly the United States of America. This is anchored on natural progression by ranking members...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

The utility of Legislature’s ranking rule

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo CONGRESSIONAL leadership stability is a key feature of advanced democracies, particularly the United States of America. House of Assembly moves to amend pension bill This is...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s 2019 polls: The good, the bad and the ugly

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By Olu Fasan AHEAD of this year’s general elections, I wrote a piece in this column, entitled “Nigeria must pass seven basic tests of credible polls” (Vanguard, January 10,...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Abia lawmaker begs FG to fix Aba-Ikot Ekpene Road

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—Deputy Majority Leader of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chief Solomon Akpulonu, has urged the federal government to urgently fix the Aba – Ikot Ekpene road...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Militarisation of 2019 elections

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Excesses of overzealous soldiers undermined credibility of elections — CSOs, elder statesmen, lawyers, etc. Deployment of soldiers to secure elections dangerous to our...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →