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Would you sleep with your husband’s boss to secure his job!?

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Just when Bridget thought her family was freeing itself from its financial shackles, another ugly incident reared its ugly head. Mike, her husband was virtually jobless for almost five years when...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Ufot Ekaette: A Celebration of Meritocracy in Service

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Reviewer: Sam Akpe Authoritative, well researched and graciously historical are the words that best describe the book, Ufot Joseph Ekaette: a Celebration of Meritocracy in Service. It is a...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Presidency clarifies report on Cash Transfer Initiative, says 620,947, not 6.6m benefiting

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Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, says 620, 947 poor and vulnerable Nigerians are benefiting from the National Cash Transfer initiative. Mrs Maryam Uwais,...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Niger Delta leaders hail Buhari’s directive on forensic audit of NDDC

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By Ochuko Akuopha Niger Delta Leaders & Stakeholders Development Movement has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his directive for a forensic audit of the activities and projects...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Kogi Election: APC youth leaders sign Peace Pact

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Leaders across the 21 Local Government Area Councils in Kogi have signed a peace pact as the governorship election in the state draws close. All...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Niger Delta leaders back Buhari on NDDC audit

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Perez Brisibe – Ughelli Leaders of the Niger Delta region, yesterday, said they are in support of the call for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC by President...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Kogi/Bayelsa Guber: PDP must learn new tactics, jettison rigging ― Oshiomhole

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As APC inaugurates 112-member Campaign Council By Omeiza Ajayi The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshimhole, has inaugurated two campaign councils for the...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Shut Borders: What Nigerian businessmen want govt to know

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… Tale of woes, wolves By Dr Ugoji Egbujo Our land borders are still closed. Our neighbours are now bothered. They have sent emissaries. They have sent pledges. They have pointed to the...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Real reasons Nigerian importers prefer Cotonou

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By Fred Iwenjora The current closure of Nigerian land borders especially the Lagos, Nigeria/ Benin border seen as the most busy as far as imports and exports are concerned in West Africa has...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s request to pay Kogi N10b: Other states demand payment for projects executed

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…FG owes A’Ibom, Rivers, C’River over N267bn on road rehabilitation …As Taraba claims N40bn; Anambra, N12bn; Adamawa, N4.6bn; Plateau, N4bn By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor,...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Bad federal roads may cut off several communities from Nigeria – Okowa

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…Says FG, states overwhelmed by manner roads are falling apart By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Festus Ahon, Perez Brisibe and Ochuko Akuopha GOVERNOR of Delta State, Senator...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

New approach to taxation pushes A’Ibom IGR to all-time high of N24.8bn in 2019

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Akwa Ibom state has moved from 16th position on the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) rating table in 2015 to number six (6) on the table in 2019, going by the latest rating released by the Joint...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Lokpobir  challenges Bayelsa APC Guber primary

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…court fixes Nov 4 for hearing By Samuel Oyadongha – Yenagoa A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa yesterday fixed Nov 4, 2019, to commence hearing in a suit filed by Sen Heineken...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

INEC tasks media on accurate, impartial reportage

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warns against announcement of election results By Emem Idio AHEAD of the November 16 governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has tasked the media on ethics,...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

PDP’s plan to rig Bayelsa Guber Polls will fail, APC Dep. Spokesman vows

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By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress APC, Yekini Nabena has declared as a nullity, alleged plans by the ruling Peoples Democratic...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →