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Hurdles for aspirants as APC holds primaries tomorrow

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…How they stand in their states By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The All Progressives Congress APC earlier last week revised its timetable for the conduct of its primaries but not a few stakeholders...

Sat Sep 29th, 2018     Read More →

APC Guber Primaries:  How the candidates stand

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By Omeiza Ajayi No fewer than 29 states will on Sunday take part in the governorship primary election of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC to pick gubernatorial candidates for the next...

Sat Sep 29th, 2018     Read More →

PDP Convention: Wike wins as party okays Port-Harcourt

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- The controversy surrounding the choice of a venue for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, national convention was yesterday laid to rest following the adoption of...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

Jim Ovia: Putting the shine on Africa’s Rise

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By Magnus Onyibe When Emmanuel Macron , President of France, Theresa May, prime minister of the United Kingdom,UK and Angela Merkel, president of Germany recently embarked on state visits to major...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

Igbo advocating Igbo presidency through Buhari should re-examine their DNA – Nwosu

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•SARAKI: APC should stop disgracing itself Professor Alphonsus Bosah Chukwurah Nwosu was a minister of Health in the Administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. In this exclusive...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

Strike’ll affect payment of salaries, FG warns

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By Our Reporters •Stranded Commuters as NURTW joins strike at Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos. Photo: Bunmi Azeez LAGOS—Commercial activities in some states of the federation were grounded,...

Fri Sep 28th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking : APC NWC denies Shittu, Mama Taraba, 6 others clearance

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* Clears Ambode, Madumere, Alao-Akala, Ribbadu, 148 others By Clifford Ndujihe THE National Working Committee, NWC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has refused to clear Communication...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

See the full list below of those not cleared by APC

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THE National Working Committee, NWC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has refused to clear Communication Minister, Barr Adebayo Shittu, for the Oyo State governorship election for not having...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

Strike: Nigeria workers know they are not earning living wages – A’Ibom NLC

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Uyo – Comrade Iboro Ibara, the Akwa Ibom Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the situation of workers in the country as that of being under slavery. Ekiti State...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

Recall of Paris Club refund: Govs resolve to use fund to offset salaries

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—FOLLOWING the order from the Federal Government to recall the second tranche of London and Paris Club refunds disbursed to five states, amounting to about $2.7 billion,...

Thu Sep 27th, 2018     Read More →

Police parade suspect who threatened to rape, kill Atiku’s wife, daughters

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The Nigerian Police on Wednesday paraded a suspect, Augustus Akpan, 43 years who threatened to kidnap, rape and kill wife, daughters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar if he does not withdraw...

Wed Sep 26th, 2018     Read More →

‘2019 election must be free of violence, other irregularities’

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A non-governmental organization has frowned at the recent trend of inconclusive election and wants INEC and federal government to ensure an election free of violence and other irregularities. The...

Wed Sep 26th, 2018     Read More →

Ekere’s billboards, posters flood A-Ibom

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—Barely a week after All Progressives Congress, APC, gave the Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Obong Nsima Ekere, the nod to contest...

Wed Sep 26th, 2018     Read More →

Why I’m supporting Ekere —Akpabio

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SENATOR Godswill Akpabio, has anchored his support for the governorship bid of the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Obong Nsima Ekere, to the latter’s...

Tue Sep 25th, 2018     Read More →

Why states should domesticate NEML policy – NGO

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Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Domestication of the National Essential Medicines List (NEML) policy by various state governments has been identified as key in the reduction of Nigeria’s...

Mon Sep 24th, 2018     Read More →