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Senate to establish Fed Poly in Buhari’s town, Ikom, others

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA —THE Senate has put in place, measures to establish a new federal tertiary institution in Daura, Katsina State, home and state of President Muhammadu Buhari and in three...

Wed Oct 31st, 2018     Read More →

MINIMUM WAGE: Labour draws battle line with govt; says no N30,000, no votes

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By Our Reporters LEADERS of Organised Labour, workers and their civil society allies, yesterday, trooped into the major streets across the country as part of the sensitisation of workers and...

Wed Oct 31st, 2018     Read More →

HIV: FG launches roadmap for national treatment programme

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – The Federal Government has launched a roadmap for the implementation of a national treatment programme for HIV across the country. World Bank commits US$120m to...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

….Calabar CSOs protest over Leah Sharibu, Benue rape victim

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By Ike Uchechukwu Calabar—Civil Society Organisations in Cross River State, led by Catalyst for Global Peace and Justice Initiative, CPJ, took to the streets of Calabar to protest the...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

Ayade starts repairs of C’River deathtraps

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By Ikechukwu Uche CALABAR- CROSS RIVER State Government has embarked on massive rehabilitation of rickety portions of roads and streets in Calabar Metropolis, covering Odukpani, Calabar...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

Fayose regains freedom, leaves Ikoyi prison

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Former Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose left Ikoyi Prison today at around 4.30pm after his bail papers have been signed by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun. The Federal High Court, Ikoyi,...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

Don’t allow your ambition push Nigeria into chaos, PDP warns Buhari

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Set to welcome new defectors By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow his re-election bid push the nation into a state of...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Don’t cheat us of our right — Cross River North

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By Emmanuel Una THE people of Cross River North who are called Atam are insisting that their zone has to serve eight years in the governorship saddle like the southern and central districts and...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Christians will not be docile; PVCs will be used like AK47 – Isong, PFN leader

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•Says INEC should take over political parties’ primaries • ‘Someone should tell me one thing VP Osinbajo has done for the Body of Christ that we should be proud of’ By...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

Hunters become the hunted in N-Delta

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…as gangsters KILL policemen, cart away their arms • Delta: Officers maimed, AK 47 rifles stolen • Cross River: Bandits, cultists execute cops, run off with guns • Akwa Ibom,...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →

FG to Commercialise 3 National Parks to diversify economy- Conservator-General

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The Conservator-General of Nigeria National Park Service (NNPS), Alhaji Ibrahim Goni says the Federal Government is set to commercialise three National Parks to key into the Economy Recovery and...

Sat Oct 27th, 2018     Read More →

S’South APC Chairmen pass vote of confidence on Oshiomhole

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‘Those fighting him, are indirectly fighting Buhari’ By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress APC in the six states of the South South have passed a vote...

Sat Oct 27th, 2018     Read More →

New Electoral Act: INEC rules out e-Voting in 2019, says time too short

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•79 parties to field presidential candidates in 2019 •1,803 vie for Senate, 4548 for Reps seats •We didn’t receive APC list for Zamfara, says INEC By Omeiza Ajayi No fewer...

Sat Oct 27th, 2018     Read More →

Nationals Sports Festival: Coaches blast sports ministry over reduced entries

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By Ben Efe Track and field coaches have picked holes in the decision by the National Sports Festival’s organizing committee to limit the number of athletes that could be entered for each...

Sat Oct 27th, 2018     Read More →

Executive Order 5 meant to improve local content-Minister

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Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, says Executive Order 5, is meant to improve local content. Adamu spoke in Calabar at the 16th International Conference and Annual General Meeting of...

Sat Oct 27th, 2018     Read More →