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That Catholic Church protest and Implications for Buhari’s presidency

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On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Catholic Church for the very first time in her history in Nigeria took to the streets in a nationwide peaceful protest against the incessant killing of Nigerians by a...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2018 Democracy Day speech

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Address by Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria In commemoration of the 2018 Democracy Day Celebration, Tuesday, 29Th May, 2018 My Dear Nigerians! Today marks the...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (2)

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On January 2, 1992, all the elected governors of the 30 states were sworn-in and the entire federal cabinet was dissolved. The governors and their deputies were Abia-Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu-Clement...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Ayade, stakeholders urge Buhari to sign African Trade agreement

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR— Critical stakeholders as well as Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, have encouraged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the African Trade agreement which he...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

INEC lacks powers to disqualify aspirants with court cases – Commissioner, Lawyer

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has for the umpteenth time denied speculations that it would disqualify politicians with court cases from contesting future elections in...

Mon May 28th, 2018     Read More →

C-River youths rally against bad governance

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By Emmanuel Unah CALABAR—THOUSANDS of youths, weekend, marched through major streets in Calabar, Cross River State, to protest against bad governance which they claim, has continued to...

Mon May 28th, 2018     Read More →

Menstrual education essential for developing a confident girl – NGO

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Princesses Attaining Defining Stages (PADS), an NGO, on Sunday said proper menstrual education and hygiene were essential to boost the confidence of female child in contributing positively to the...

Sun May 27th, 2018     Read More →

Osu Caste System: Group seeks end to obnoxious traditions, laws

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Lagos – An NGO, “Initiative For Eradication of Tradition and Cultural Stigmatisation in Our Society (IFETACSIOS)’’, has advocated for an end to obnoxious laws and...

Sun May 27th, 2018     Read More →

Fashola is certainly one of Buhari’s greatest assets

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By Tonnie Iredia Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and now national leader of the All Progressive Congress APC stands tall among Nigerian leaders who have the ability to identify...

Sun May 27th, 2018     Read More →

Security challenges in a regime of change: The good, the bad and the ugly

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While security agencies continue to battle various forms of violent crimes, they obviously were not prepared for the upsurge of hostage-taking activities in the country. Between 2013 and 2016,...

Sun May 27th, 2018     Read More →

Ambode, Duke demand more funds for Lagos to save Nigeria

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and former governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke on Thursday raised alarm over the danger of abandoning Lagos State to shoulder the...

Fri May 25th, 2018     Read More →

Children’s Day: Intensify efforts to release Leah, remaining Chibok girls, Senate tells FG

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— AHEAD of this year’s Children Day’s celebration, the Senate, yesterday, challenged the Federal Government to intensify efforts at releasing Leah Sharibu,...

Fri May 25th, 2018     Read More →

Wike emerges Leadership Newspaper Governor of the Year

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Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike has been named Leadership Newspaper Governor of the Year 2017 for his outstanding developmental strides. The Governor of Rivers state, Wike The management...

Fri May 25th, 2018     Read More →

Ohanaeze, Igbo govs to blame for BIM’s anniversary violence—IPOB

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Clampdown on agitators won’t deter us, says BIM By Vincent Ujumadu & Ugochukwu Alaribe AWKA—THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, condemned yesterday, the reported death and...

Thu May 24th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s fate in hands of journalists —Ayade

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Cross River governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has said that the fate of Nigeria in attaining growth and development lies in the hands of journalists as the media cannot be...

Thu May 24th, 2018     Read More →