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Biafra: FG set to try Kanu in absentia, as his whereabouts remains unkown

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Federal Government may try the embattled leader of the proscribed Indegeniuos People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, in absentia, Vanguard learnt on...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Rotten Yams: by all standards yams from Nigeria far better in terms of quality, taste, – Exporter

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…says rejection of exported yams untrue By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- FOLLOWING the alleged rejection of Nigerian yams recently, one of the exporters of the commodity, Managing Director, Wan...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

Dangote Refinery: Nigerians, stakeholders excited about pace of work

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Nigerians on Sunday in Abuja showed excitement about the pace of work at the refinery being built by Forbes richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote. Newsmen report that the Dangote Refinery is an...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

36 states share N173.8bn from federation account in September – Graphic Report

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The 36 states shared N173.8 billion from the Federation Account in September from the distributable revenue generated for the month. The breakdown was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

Prisons can’t pay hospital bills, leave sick prisoners to die —Uhaa, Director, CURE-Nigeria

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Mr Sylvester Uhaa is the Nigerian Director of Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE-Nigeria), an international organization that advocates the right of prisoners and respect for...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

President Buhari’s Midterm Report: CBN takes the cake

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Being a farmer himself, it was easy for president Muhamadu Buhari to spot the fact that the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Anchor Borrowers Program has been making waves by having massive impact on...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

General Victor Malu: A life of spectacular ironies – Dr. Ugoji Egbujo

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Malu, the General, is dead. He won many battles but succumbed to diabetes at 70. Reputed for hard work and professionalism, Malu was the ideal soldier. He went into the Nigerian Defence Academy ...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

NNPC to reinvigorate exploratory activities in seven inland basins

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… As Gov. Gaidam Applauds Baru on Reforms As part of strategies to shore up the nation’s reserve base, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), will reinvigorate...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari a sectional leader, World Bank President’s revelation not surprising – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said that he was not surprised by the comment from the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim that President Muhammadu Buhari directed...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

Obiano offers employment to 17 NYSC members

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Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has announced automatic employment for 17 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state for their one year national service. The corps members...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: France’s Azoulay wins UNESCO director general election

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The United Nations’ cultural agency has selected France’s Audrey Azoulay as its new director general, two diplomatic sources said on Friday. UNESCO building UNESCO’s executive...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

Benue Govt. suspends SEMA boss

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Governor Samuel Ortom-led Benue Government on Friday suspended Dr. Boniface Ortese, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) with immediate effect. The information...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

18 states to benefit from $500m World Bank projects

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Mr Ularamu Ubandoma, the National Coordinator, Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) says 18 more states will benefit from 500 million dollars World Bank assisted projects. The project is under...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

NNPC to intensify oil search in Anambra, Benin, Bida

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By Michael Eboh ABUJA—The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it would reinvigorate crude oil exploration in Anambra, Benin, Bida and four other hydrocarbon basins...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

NMA begins strike in Benue

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By Peter Duru & Aliyu Dangida MAKURDI—The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, Benue State chapter, Thursday, declared an indefinite strike, following the expiration of an earlier seven-day...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →