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Federation says all set for maiden edition of Para-Soccer Open Championship

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The Secretary of the Nigeria Para-Soccer Federation, Friday Solomon, on Tuesday in Abuja said the federation was set to host the maiden edition of the para-soccer open...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Olujimi bows, steps down for Adeyeye in Ekiti guber race

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The Senator representing Ekiti south constituency, Abiodun Olujimi has reportedly stepped down for Prince Dayo Adeyeye for Ekiti state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries. Sen Abiodun...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Uwazuruike declares May 22 Biafra Day

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By Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA—AS part of activities lined up for the 18th year of re-declaration of the New Biafra which took place in Aba, Abia state on May 22, 2,000, founder of Biafra...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Alleged Offering of Gratification: Rickey Tarfa opens defence

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By Onozure Dania Lagos—THE embattled Senior Advocate of Nigeria Mr. Rickey Tarfa SAN, standing trial for allegedly offering gratification to court officials, falsification of age and...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Fresh hope as work resumes on Yenagoa-Oporoma road project

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—THE resumption of work on the Yenagoa-Oporoma Road linking the vast mangrove swamp of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area to mainland Yenagoa, Bayelsa State...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa local rice farmers get boost from CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme

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BY EMEM IDIO OPOTUWARI—RICE frmers in Bayelsa State are relishing the prospect of a bumper harvest this season following the distribution of thousands of bags of fertiliser and other inputs...

Mon May 7th, 2018     Read More →

We‘ll leave secured, peaceful state behind — Bayelsa govt

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—BAYELSA State Government, weekend, vowed to leave a secured and a peaceful state to incoming government, calling on youths in the state to work with Governor ...

Mon May 7th, 2018     Read More →

2019 elections: PDP has credible presidential candidates – Sen. Amori

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Abuja – Sen. Ighoyota Amori, the Political Adviser to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, has said that the party has enough credible candidates for the contest of 2019...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

APC crises fester: One killed; Oyegun, Dogara, Kwankwaso boycott ward congresses

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THE crises ravaging the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, deepened at the weekend as the nationwide ward congresses ended on a mixed note. The party’s governorship primary in Ekiti...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

ALLEGED KANO UNDERAGE VOTERS: Our story, by Yakubu, INEC Chairman

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•’We are not culpable’ The National Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, in this piece, dismisses the claim in some quarters...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

Why Buhari’s government is under-reported

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The problem with the posture is that the elite constitute a minority in Nigeria meaning that the government is virtually cut off from the majority of its citizens. It is therefore the government...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

APC: Battle lines drawn in Lagos, Imo, Kaduna, Delta, Rivers

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•As congresses hold today The battle for the control of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC commences today with congresses holding across the country with pitch battles in many...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

APC CONVENTION: Pressure mounts on Oyegun to contest

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IN spite of his decision to jettison any ambition of re-contesting for the chairmanship of All Progressives Congress APC, the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Oyegun is under pressure to...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

Why I can’t join forces with Gov Okowa — Dr Ojougboh, APC guber aspirant

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ALL Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in Delta State, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, who hails from the Ika-speaking area of Anioma (Delta north senatorial district) as the governor, Senator...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

Uneasy calm in Bayelsa APC as court reinstates sacked Chairman

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THE High Court of Sagbama Division sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital has ordered the immediate reinstatement of the sacked Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state,...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →