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Landmine kills eight in Borno

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Eight people were killed in Borno state, northeast Nigeria, near the border with Cameroon on Monday when a vehicle hit a roadside mine, security sources told AFP. Landmine The vehicle, part of a...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Prices of fuel, kerosene rose in February — NBS

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By Emmanuel Elebeke National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said the average price for refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas, otherwise known as cooking gas,...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

‘No Mr. President, the problem is not corruption, and It’s absurd to think it is’

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By Obinna Ezugwu President Muhammadu Buhari’s penchant for elevating corruption as the sole, or at least, the main source of Nigeria’s problems is already trite. But more importantly,...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Senate presidency and north-central zone’s mystique

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the majority seats in the Nigerian Senate – at least 62 so far of 109. It is therefore set to produce the Senate president when...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Medical practitioner wants Nigeria to be polio-free

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Dr Towoju Olumunyiwa, a medical practitioner with National Hospital, Abuja, has called on Federal Government to embrace measures that could make Nigeria polio-free. • Success in halting the...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Buhari will not interfere – Presidency

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*As intense lobby, nocturnal meetings for senate leadership begin *Group roots for Ahmed Lawan *Enang calls for robust legislature *Says all lawmakers are equal before the law By Henry Umoru AHEAD...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Intense Lobby, nocturnal meetings of APC serving senators, senators – elect

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate where the two presiding officers, the Senate President and the Deputy Senate President would emerge, there have been...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Price of cooking gas increased in February – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) increased from N2,039.82 in January to...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Military after my life, alleges Timi Frank

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Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has accused the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai and the military high command...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

9th Senate: Leadership squabble in 8th Senate won’t repeat itself —Senate spokesman

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi (APC, Niger North), has allayed fears of...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Movements in prices of cooking gas divergent as average petrol price drops

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By Prince Okafor The National Bureau of Statistic (NBS) has reported a mixed development in average prices of Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG, across the country but a decline in average price of...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Massive turnout that upset politicians

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By Gambo Dori TWO days before the Gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections I was at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport, Abuja, heading to Maiduguri on a Max Air flight. It was a motley crowd that...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

SB Abubakar : A harvest of Firsts, built on a solid vision

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By Emma Agu One of the paradoxes of the current fixation with partisan political debates and controversies is the tendency to lose sight of some sublime and era-defining achievements, taking place...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Election violence: What remedy for victims?

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With the Presidential, National Assembly, governorship and state Assembly elections held, though supplementary elections were ordered in six states by the Independent National Electoral...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Outcry in Senate over $60billion Nigeria Debt profile

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As Senators begin Debate on N8.83 2019 budget, continues Tuesday By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE rising debt profile of Nigeria on yearly basis came to the front burner as Senators yesterday...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →