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2019: North Central group endorses Buhari

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Abuja – A pro-democracy group, the North Central Union (NCU), on Wednesday endorsed the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of 2019 general polls, saying Buhari remained the...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

Akor, publicity director, 6000 others dump Benue APC over Dep. Gov slot

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—THE crisis rocking All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State has taken a dramatic turn as Founder and National Commandant of Nigeria Peace Corp and APC stalwart,...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

EFCC apolitical — MAGU

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By Emma Nnadozie & Suliat Elomosho THE acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday, disclosed that the number of convictions recorded by the...

Wed Dec 5th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria can earn over N4trn annually from yam production – YIIFSWA

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Indications emerged Wednesday that Nigeria could earn over N4trillion annually from yam production and export if the country adopts the Aeroponics System, AS, of yam...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

The ‘uncommon anarchy’ in Akwa Ibom

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By Bassey Ekpo MANY conjectures, fables and myths attended Senator Goodswill Akpabio’s defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, which is the...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

Security guard, steals judge’s cellphone

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An Ilorin Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday, ordered that two men, Samson John and Ayodele Oluwagbemiga, be remanded in Federal Prison yard for allegedly stealing a cellphone belonging to...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

No road to 2023 here

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By Yinka Odumakin IT’s a funny season for the foxes Nigeria is afflicted with as leading politicians spin yawns that do not correspond to the pathetic reality in our ground zero. The...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

Service Chiefs at Buhari’s flag-off

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WATCHERS of our 19 year-old democracy are getting increasingly worried at the prospects of a free and fair conduct of the 2019 general elections. Critics of the President Muhammadu Buhari...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

No Nnewi trader died in detention —Association chairman

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu NNEWI— CHAIRMAN of Agbo-Edo Motor Spare Parts Dealers Association, AMSPDA, Chief Gabriel Chibueze has denied claims that one of the Nnewi traders arrested and detained by...

Tue Dec 4th, 2018     Read More →

2 years after, Senate yet to receive PENCOM board nominations

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—Fresh facts have emerged that the Presidency is yet to forward the list of nominees of the National Pension Commission, PenCom, to the Senate for confirmation. This...

Mon Dec 3rd, 2018     Read More →

7 killed, houses razed in fight over oil-rich Benue land

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—No fewer than seven persons were feared dead in a bloody communal land conflict between Okwiji clan in Edikwu district and Ugbobi community in Apa local government area...

Mon Dec 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Enugu APC’s Ayogu Eze unveils manifesto

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Enugu – The Enugu State Gubernatorial Candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), Sen. Ayogu Eze, has unveiled his campaign manifesto with the theme “A New Dawn”. Unveiling the...

Sun Dec 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Benue 2019: How the PDP, APC and SDP stand

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By Peter Duru, Less than 90 days to the 2019 general election, the shape of things to come in the race for the political soul of Benue State is becoming clearer, no thanks to the crises that have...

Sun Dec 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Metele massacre: The fall and rise of Boko Haram?

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu Tuesday’s special plenary of the House of Representatives offered the members an opportunity to ventilate their feelings on the operations of security agencies,...

Sun Dec 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Testimony of my life, By Prophet Ini Okpon

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FOUNDER and General Overseer of Mustard Seed Assemblies International, Dr. Ini Okpon operates an itinerant prophetic outreach ministry all over the world. He conducts quarterly revival programmes...

Sun Dec 2nd, 2018     Read More →