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Joint ICPC, FRSC, DSS team nab 37 FRSC officials, 5 others for extortion

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By Soni Daniel Abuja—A team of security operatives has arrested 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, for allegedly extorting motorists on the highways. The team, comprising...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Extortion of motorists: Joint inter-agency team arrests 37 road safety officials, others

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A Joint Inter-Agency Team, led by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arrested 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for allegedly...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Electricity: 4,000MW of installed capacity stranded — NDPHC CEO

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By Sebastine Obasi While Nigerians grapple with inadequate and unstable power supply, the Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company, Mr Chiedu Ugbo stated that a major challenge is...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

2020: Group alleges marginalisation of Edo Central

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—AS permutations and the strategizing ahead of the governorship election in Edo for 2020 begins, a socio-political pressure group; Edo Patriotic Peoples Assembly...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Ministers designate inauguration: AGA calls dedication, selfless service

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All Grassroots Alliance (AGA) National Chairman Olukayode Oshiariyo has advised ministers designate to demonstrate selfless service in the discharge of their duties. President Buhari Oshiariyo...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

No going back on RUGA — GOV SULE

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…Says it’s the best option to end farmers, herders’ conflicts By David Odama LAFIA—GOVERNOR Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has said there is no going back on RUGA...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

NiMet predicts thundry, rainy activities for Monday

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thundery activities over Northern states with chances of rains over Central and Southern states on Monday. Rain NiMet’s weather...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Comedian, Klint Da Drunk survives car crash

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Nigerian comedian, Afamefuna Igwemba popularly known as Klint Da Drunk, expressed gratitude to God for surviving a car crash along Bauchi-Jos express road. Nigerian Comedian Klint-Da-Drunk Klint...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial portfolios: Round pegs in round holes or…

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Acting Political Editor AS President Muhammadu Buhari swears in the 43 ministers-designate on Wednesday, all eyes are on him to see the portfolios he will assign the seven...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Tribute @ 61: How Austin Avuru became a science student

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In 1970 when Austin Avuru got into Orogun Grammar School (OGS), STEM referred to one thing, a structural axis or branch of a tree. Austin Avuru But today, as Judith Hallinen writes in an April 12,...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Aviation: Please give us problem solver, stakeholders beg Buhari

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By Lawani Mikairu Aviation stakeholders say the Ministry of Aviation portfolio can be assigned to any of the new ministers-designate who has the ability to understand the numerous problems...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s decision that changed Boko Haram’s narrative

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By David Onmeje A South African adage says;” Even an ant can hurt an elephant.” So, on May 29, 2015, when President Muhammadu Buhari took the oath of office as Nigeria’s...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

How Police DPO allegedly brutalized, crippled youth in Bauchi over minor disagreement

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By Charles Agwam A Bauchi youth, Labiru Ibrahim from Ningi local government of Bauchi State is reeling in severe pains after his encounter with Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Ningi Police...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Jime vs Ortom: Gov. Ortom appears in tribunal, closes defense, confident of victory

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has closed his defence in the petition filed against his victory in the last general election by the...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Tribunal: You lack credentials to be President, Atiku tackles Buhari

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Atiku By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, has taken a fresh wipe at President Muhammadu Buhari,...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →