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On one-sided governance

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IN life, the good always prevails over the bad, no matter how long it takes. That is why we have to be careful with the foundation we lay. The way out of Nigeria’s problem is a focused,...

Wed Jun 5th, 2019     Read More →

Zamfara to spend N83m on Sallah cows

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Governor Bello Matawalle, of Zamfara State, has approved N83 million for the purchase of 750 cows for Eid-el-Fitr celebration, his spokesman, Idris Gusau, announced in a statement. Dr Muhammad...

Tue Jun 4th, 2019     Read More →

Stop campaign of calumny against Oshiomhole — Edo APC group

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By Gabriel Olawale A faction of Edo state All Progressives Congress, APC, under the aegis of Edo People’s Movement, EPM, has accused the Edo State Government of allegedly sponsoring...

Tue Jun 4th, 2019     Read More →

Ortom: I am not against LG autonomy

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue state has rejected suggestions in some social media platforms that he was against the granting of autonomy to local governments. Ortom FAAC disbursed N257.76bn to FG in...

Mon Jun 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Congrats CBN Gov but there is wahala (3)

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Fighting for lost causes is a sure way to destruction—VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ p 60. By Dele Sobowale TRAVELLING, for the first time in more than three years through...

Mon Jun 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria: The coming anarchy….

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Obi Nwakanma Robert Kaplan’s February 1994 essay in the Atlantic Monthly, “The Coming Anarchy: How Scarcity, Overpopulation, Tribalism and Disease are rapidly destroying the social...

Sun Jun 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Say no to godfathers, Pastor Adeboye tells political office holders

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By Wale Akinola Pastor E. A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has an advice for political office holders: Be serving-leaders. Trying to distinguish...

Sun Jun 2nd, 2019     Read More →

How the North became a killing field

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By Tony Eluemunor It is amazing the amount of acrimonious, malicious and vindictive argument that came in the wake of former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s outcry that Islamic...

Sat Jun 1st, 2019     Read More →

FOUR YEARS AFTER: Buhari in the eyes of critics, supporters

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ON May 29, 2015, history was made in Nigeria when an opposition political party took over the seat of power from an incumbent president.Before the tsunami that swept away...

Sat Jun 1st, 2019     Read More →

How will Buhari manage the coming APC conflicts?

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At the onset of the first term of the Muhammadu Buhari civilian dispensation four years ago, the inclination was to blame the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP which held the reins of the country in...

Sat Jun 1st, 2019     Read More →

HIV/AIDS: Benue to inaugurate Stigma Working Group

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi A working committee would soon be set up in Benue State for the purpose of advocacy, awareness and affirmative actions to eliminate stigmatisation of people living with...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

Update : JAMB ‘Snake-Woman’, 2 others docked, remanded in custody

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Three years after an aggregate sum of N36.5million incredulously vanished from coffers of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Zonal Office in...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

JAMB’s missing N35m: Court remands woman charged with blaming snake

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An FCT High Court Maitama on Friday remanded Philomina Chieshe and five other Joint Admission and Matriculation Board officials, over their involvement in the missing N35 million from sales of...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

EFCC arraigns woman, 5 others who claimed snake swallowed JAMB’s N35 m

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By Soni Daniel Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will tomorrow arraign the controversial official of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Philomina Chieshe and...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

EFCC arraigns woman, 5 others who claimed snake swallowed JAMB’s N35m

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Soni Daniel, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will tomorrow arraign the controversial official of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Philomina Chieshe and five others...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →