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The next level of corruption fight is promising, says Magu

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…raises concerns over obstacles in repatriating stolen funds Abuja – Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has decried the difficulties...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Multi-million projects to northern states meant to promote unity, NNPC explains

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By Davies Iheamnachor The President/Founder of Belemaoil Producing Ltd. (BPL) Mr. Jack-Rich Tein, Jr., has explained that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation/BPL Joint Venture delivered...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Timi Alaibe submits nomination form

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Timi Alaibe, former Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and one of the 21 aspirants seeking nomination for election as Governor of Bayelsa State, on Friday, submitted his...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa Guber: I’ve no preferred candidate – Dickson

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By Samuel Oyadongha, Yenagoa AHEAD of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bayelsa state primaries scheduled for November 16, Governor Seriake Dickson has clarified that the leadership of the party...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial appointments: How Buhari is building his 2023 political army

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By Emmanuel Aziken President Muhammadu Buhari is to use his proposed ministers to foist a political legacy that will enable a smooth transfer of power to his adopted successor in 2023, associates...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Observer groups: INEC gives deadline for application for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

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Abuja – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Aug. 30, as the deadline for the submission of applications by observer groups interested to observe Bayelsa and Kogi...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial List: Senate to confirm 43 nominees Tuesday

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Screens Fashola, Aregbesola, Saraki, 6 others Monday *** 31 Nomineees Screened So Far By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate will on Tuesday round off the Screening Exercise of Ministerial Nominees...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

Why Buhari did not assent to PIGB – Malami

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Abubakar Malami, the former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation on Friday explained why some bills passed by the senate were not signed by President Muhammadu...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

Ijaw reacts to Orubebe’s outrage against PDP, Okowa

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta Reactions have continued to trial the outburst of former Minister of Niger Delta Elder Godsday Orubebe who last week, described the Peoples Democratic...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

Why some bills passed by the Senate are not signed –Malami

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The screening of the ministerial nominees entered the third day on Friday as the Senate screened screened Abubakar Malami (Kebbi) and Hadi Sirika. File: Abubakar Malami (SAN) Malami is the...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

Why some bills passed by the Senate are not signed – Malami

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The screening of the ministerial nominees entered the third day on Friday as the Senate screened Abubakar Malami (Kebbi) and Hadi Sirika. Abubakar Malami (SAN) . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan FG...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

A look at Bala Usman’s analysis of communal conflicts in Nigeria

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INTRODUCTION Chief Eric Teniola cut his teeth in journalism as Senior Reporter with The Nigerian Tribune newspaper between 1973 and 1974. He later obtained a diploma in journalism from London...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

Charity group seeks release of Nigeria aid workers kidnapped by ISWAP

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Charity group Action Against Hunger on Thursday demanded the release of six aid workers kidnapped in northeast Nigeria and held by jihadists aligned to the Islamic State group. A screen grab taken...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

5-yr-old girl kidnapped in Bayelsa found in Kaduna

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A five-year-old girl, kidnapped by an acquaintance simply identified as Ahmed in their Akemfa 1 area of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State residence on June 10, has been found in a hotel room in Kaduna, where...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

Senate screens Alasoadura, Aliyu, Shehuri, Magashi

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Abuja – As the screening exercise of the ministerial nominees entered its second day in the Senate on Thursday, four nominations have been confirmed by noon. The News Agency of Nigeria...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →