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No sign Nigeria is out of recession, Labour laments

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young FIVE months after the Federal Government announced Nigeria’ s exit from the crushing economic recession, umbrella body for senior civil servants in the country, at its...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Militant group threatens attack on SPDC facilities

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By Tare Youdeowei Supreme Egbesu Tigers of Africa, a militant group in the Niger Delta region, yesterday, threatened to attack oil and gas facilities belonging to Shell Petroleum Development...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

For me politics is a very useless business, Jonathan tells Dickson

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday doused speculations about a political rift between him and Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State. Seriake Dickson & Goodluck Jonathan The...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Mainagate: Senate walks out journalists, says presence’ll hamper final report

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By Henry Umoru As Malami, Dambazau appear in camera ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, walked out journalists as Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

NCS Zone `C’ Compliance Team impounds contraband worth N95m

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The Comptroller of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone `C’ Compliance Team, Ahmed Azarema, announced in Benin on Wednesday that the team had impounded contraband worth N95...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Probe alleged fraud in NDDC —Bayelsa APC chieftain

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A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, Chief Perekeme Kpodo, has sent a protest letter to President Muhammadu Buhari calling for a probe of alleged fraud in Niger Delta...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Court orders interim freezing of N350m linked to Patience Jonathan

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By Onozure Dania LAGOS—A Federal High Court in Lagos, yesterday ordered that N350 million belonging to AM-PM Global Network Ltd, in Stanbic-IBTC bank, be placed on temporary attachment,...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Malami in closed session with Senate C’ttee over Mainagate

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice,Abubakar Malami is presently at a closed session with the Senate Committee to state their own positions on...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

… right of police officers to marry their female colleagues by Reuben Abati

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“I just love this country, I won’t lie” “What have you seen again that has suddenly turned you into a gushing patriot?” “I mean, just look around, in spite of...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

Gen Olanrewaju wants pardon

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By Eric Teniola OF all the people arrested and found guilty of the General Oladipo Diya (N/671) coup plot in December 1997 under the late General Sani Abacha, only three have not been given...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

HIV: Chevron contributes US$5 million to the Global Fund

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Chevron Nigeria Limited, (CNL), an affiliate of Chevron Corporation (Chevron), weekend disbursed US$2.5 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, for the implementation...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

‘Restructuring’ll solve N’Delta question, not 16-point agenda’

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CHAIRMAN of Bayelsa State Monitoring Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Charles Ambaiowei has said that irrespective of the Federal Government’s position on the...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

Gov. Dickson says agriculture alternative to country’s over-dependence on oil

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Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, on Monday, said investment in the agriculture sector was the only alternative ticket that could take Nigeria out of its current recession, instead of dependence on...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

PDP will accept anyone who emerges Chairman – Fayose

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The eight contenders for the National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have agreed to work with any of them elected at the party’s National Convention on Dec. 9. Chairman...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

Pray for Nigeria’s leaders —Obaseki, Dickson

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By Simon Ebegbulem GOVERNORS Godwin Obaseki and Seriake Dickson of Edo and Bayelsa states, have called for prayers for political leaders across the country in the face of prevailing economic...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →