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Nigerians need to be wary of danger of climate change — Stakeholders

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By Gabriel Olawale Experts and scholars championing environmental sustainability in Nigeria have called on governments and Nigerians to be more proactive and conscious of the danger associated...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Ebonyi gets new Chief Judge

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By Peter Okutu Abakaliki—Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, yesterday, swore-in Justice Anselem Nwigwe of the state high court as Acting Chief Judge of the state. Wig Nigeria Prison...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

170,000 Fishermen hopeful of victory in suit with Shell

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BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME WARRI: About 170,000 fishermen from 350 communities in Delta, Bayelsa, Ondo states have expressed hope of victory in a case between it and oil giant, Shell that has been in...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Siasia opens up on mother’s kidnap

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Former Super Eagles Coach, Samson Siasia has confirmed the kidnap of his mother Mrs Ogere Siasia by Gunmen in the early hours of Monday. Nigeria’s national football team head coach Samson...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

NBC to broadcast stations: Comply with regulations or surrender licences

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By Soni Daniel National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has warned operators of radio and television stations across the country to strictly comply with operational codes or surrender the licences...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

African continental free trade agreement: Matters arising

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By Henry Boyo PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari’s endorsement, of the document establishing the AfCFTA, at the 17th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union Heads of government in...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity, Herdsmen: Restructuring may no longer save Nigeria, referendum is solution – Annkio-Briggs

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…Osinbajo must dissociate himself by resigning By Clifford Ndujihe FIERY human rights, environmental rights and Niger Delta activist, Ms Ann-Kio Briggs, 66, is pained by the state of affairs...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

I draw a lot of inspiration from Gabriel Okara – Hon. Iworiso-Markson

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By Osa Amadi, Arts Editor During the state burial given to Gabriel Okara recently in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, the Honorable Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, granted...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Masari and promoters of fake news

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By Adedayo Ola Governor Aminu Bello Masari is the third governor of Katsina State since this nascent democracy in 1999. He’s the 10th since the state was created in 1987. Masari Before...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Boro Kari wins Miss N/Delta pageant

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By Ayo Onikoyi An undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Miss Boro Woying Kari has won this year’s edition of the Miss Niger Delta Peace Cultural Pageant competition...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Police clash with Hong Kong protesters

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Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of Chinese traders, seizing on another grievance...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

US-funded initiative laments Nigerian youths’ exclusion from SDG implementation

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By Princess Owoh A group of youths, under the auspices of a United State-funded initiative, the Mandela Washington Fellow Alumni Association of Nigeria, MWFAAN, weekend, announced plans to empower...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

SHOCKING: 52 years after creation of Kwara State, civil servants still use rented offices By Demola Akinyemi

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…Abdulrazaq mobilises to complete secretariat Ilorin….Kwara State, in North central part of Nigeria is no doubt a purely civil servant’s state with little or no Internally...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

If America’s Rapinoe, LeBron James were Nigerian players . . . By Ernest Osogbue

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Did you follow the FIFA Women World Cup?Did you see the American team? Well if you didn’t, there’s no need to worry. The point however, is that the United States Women Football team...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Ikoli moves to take PDP candidacy in November election

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A former two-time Attorney General in Bayelsa state and grandson of the late great Ernest Sisei Ikoli; a frontline pan Africanist and pro-independence politician and journalist of repute, Mr....

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →