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Governors are holding Nigeria together – Buhari

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has praised the thirty- six state governors, saying that they are holding Nigeria together as a country, just as he thanked them for playing...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

Senate probes Total E & P over 42km gas pipeline project in Rivers

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—WORRIED over the alleged $1billion spent so far for an itch in the construction of Obite- Ubeta- Rumugi 42.5 kilometre 42″ Gas Pipeline Project(OUR) in Rivers...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

Eagles need prayers against Cameroon

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President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has declared in Lagos that the football house is ready for the double-header FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon....

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

A/Ibom ex-dep gov flays NASS over devolution of power bill

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —A former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State and an industrialist, Dr Chris Ekpenyong, has flayed members of the National Assembly for throwing out the bill on...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

World Cup Qualifier: Pinnick meets Gov Emmanuel

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President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick on Tuesday met with Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State and members of the State’s cabinet as the countdown...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Biafra: Kanu moves to quash fresh charges against him, 4 others

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….as Anambra lawyers drag IPOB to AGF over election boycott order By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has queried the...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

States mismanaging 13% oil derivation fund — HOSTCOM

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Oil producing communities in Nigeria, under the auspices of Host Communities Producing Oil and Gas in Nigeria, HOSCON, have accused the governments of oil producing states of mismanaging the 13...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

Anti-Gov’s Lodge protest rocks Uyo

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By Dennis Udoma UYO — Thousands of youths thronged major roads in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, yesterday, protesting the proposed Lagos Governor’s Lodge project allegedly put at N9.1 billion...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

Concurrent on Amendment of NLNG Act: Senate report ready next month – Akpan

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate has assured that with the level of work carried out so far on the amendment of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG Act, the report would be presented at...

Mon Aug 14th, 2017     Read More →

IYC lambasts MEND for attacking PANDEF

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By Emma Amaize WARRI- THE Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Monday, condemned the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, MEND, for attacking the leadership of the Pan Niger Delta Forum,...

Mon Aug 14th, 2017     Read More →

Nothing special about Cameroon — Ogba

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With barely two weeks to the make or mar FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier between the Super Eagles and the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, Nigerian soccer fans have been told not to nurse any fears...

Mon Aug 14th, 2017     Read More →

Storms in the NPA teacup

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By Ochereome Nnanna NIGERIA’S national till, also known NIGERIA’S national till, also known as the Federation Account, is chiefly fed from three main sources. The first is revenue...

Mon Aug 14th, 2017     Read More →

MEND pulls out from PANDEF

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By Emma Amaize WARR I- Spokesperson of the group, Jomo Gbomo, in a statement, said: “Our decision to abandon PANDEF stems from the commercial and political motives of the leaders and most of...

Sun Aug 13th, 2017     Read More →

PDP extends Makarfi’s tenure, dissolves Excos In 7 states

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Going by the decision of the Non-elective National Convention of the country’s opposition party which held in Abuja on Saturday 12th, August 2017, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National...

Sat Aug 12th, 2017     Read More →

PDP may extend Makarfi’s tenure, discuss others at Saturday’s Natl Convention

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By Anthony Ogbonna The non-elective convention of the country’s opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has kicked off at the Eagles Square Abuja on Saturday with close to 5000 persons in...

Sat Aug 12th, 2017     Read More →