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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 →

Troops neutralize several Book Haram terrorists in Borno

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The Nigerian Army on Tuesday night said its troops of 152 Battalion successfully crushed some members of the Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) when they attempted to infiltrate their location on...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari meets seven APC Govs in Aso Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with seven governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, at the Presidential Villa,...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari meets six Northern Govs in Aso Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with six governors from the north and the Ekiti State Governor at the Presidential Villa,...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram: Humanitarian organisations task FG on protection of returnees in Borno

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The Forum of International Non Governmental Organisations (INGOs) has called on the Federal Government to adopt proactive rapid response measures to assist returnees in Borno. Mr Mashood Raimi,...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Kusa, Ndigbo in Lagos and the sad new politics of ethnicity

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By PAT UTOMI I know Femi Kusa. He is a friend and a classmate. I knew of him from his Daily Times days. Then we met at the University of Nigeria shortly after the end of Nigerian Civil war. I have...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Governorship Election 2019: APC leads PDP in 22 states declared so far by INEC

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Idowu Bankole On Saturday, March 9, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), conducted Governorship election across 29 out of 36 states and state House of Assembly elections across...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Gov polls: El-Rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bagudu, Bunu, Bello, Sule, others win

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…APC clears 12 states, PDP 7 …Elections inconclusive in 7 states, results awaited in three states … Tambuwal goes to court By Clifford Ndujihe, Ben Agande, Levinus Nwabughiogu,...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

NAF destroys insurgents’ logistics in Borno

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE , has destroyed Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’ vehicle at Tumbun Sale and...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →