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IPOB hails Biafrans for observing sit-at home order

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – LEADERSHIP of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has commended Biafrans, all traders union, artisans, teachers, bankers, road transport workers, clergy, for...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

2019: What I’ll do if elected president — Kwankwaso

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A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, has promised to tackle insecurity in the country, if elected the president in 2019. Kwankwaso...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Domestic debts of 36 states, FCT hit N3.5trn in H1’18

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By Elizabeth Adegbesan The Debt Management Office (DMO), yesterday, said the domestic debt stock of the country’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) stood at N3.5 trillion as...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Era of godfatherism over in Benue—Ortom

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said the era of godfathers in Benue politics is over, assuring that every deserving Benue indigene has equal opportunity in his...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki’s presidential ambition splits PDP governors

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Ahead of its presidential primaries scheduled for October 5 and 6, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors, it was gathered, are divided over the choice of the...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos, Imo claim gold medals in Basketball at Youth Games

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Ilorin – Team Lagos won gold in the female 3 on 3 basketball event at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) by edging Team Bayelsa by a point, 12-11. Basketball Team Lagos had beaten Team...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Flood kills 10, displaces hundreds in Adamawa – SEMA

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Yola – Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency ( ADSEMA) said flood had killed 10 persons and displaced scores of others, following the recent heavy rainfall recorded in the state. File:...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

JAMB’s highest scorer gets Admiralty University’s scholarship

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By Joseph Erunke Seventeen-year-old Master Moses Terhemba Ape, who emerged as the highest scorer in the 2018 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has bagged Admiralty University of...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Another meeting over automatic ticket for Dino Melaye ends in deadlock

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—Another meeting the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, held with Kabba/Bunu Ijumu federal constituency leaders over...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Defection: Court asked to declare Govs Ortom, Tambuwal, Ahmed’s seats vacant

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..order fresh election in Benue, Sokoto, Kwara within 90 days By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, okayed three separate suits seeking to...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

NIMASA wants governors to devote security votes to intelligence gathering

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Maj.- Gen. India Garba (rtd), Chairman, Board of Directors, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA), has challenged state governors to devote part of their monthly security votes...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa Govt reiterates need to build flood shelter stations

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA- BAYELSA State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd) has reiterated the need to build Flood Shelter Stations in all the Local Government Areas of...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

Benue Assembly suspends 3 LG chairmen for alleged corruption

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By Peter Duru Makurdi- Benue State House of Assembly has slammed a three months suspension on three local government council chairmen of the state for alleged gross misconduct, financial...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

Makurdi court extends restraining order on impeached Benue Speaker, others

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—A Makurdi High Court presided over by Justice Theresa Igoche, yesterday, granted the interlocutory injunction restraining the impeached Speaker of Benue State House of...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →

Police invasion of Edwin Clark’s privacy

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THE Nigeria Police Force is not a stranger to embarrassing controversies. Under the regime of the current Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, the Force has rolled from one stormy...

Wed Sep 12th, 2018     Read More →