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Benjamin Olowojebutu: How I turned my pain to passion

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By Henry Ojelu Dr. Benjamin Olowojebutu is a gentle and compassionate man. But behind that amiable disposition is an unusual passion for putting smiles on the faces of people with life-threatening...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

Senate gives 43 ministers-designate matching order, says they must work …

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate, Tuesday confirmed the forty- three Ministerial Nominees forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari for Screening for onward presentation to President Muhammadu...

Tue Jul 30th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Senate confirms Buhari’s 43 ministerial nominees

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The Senate on Tuesday after five days screening exercise confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s 43 ministerial nominees ministerial who appeared before it. Name of those confirmed are...

Tue Jul 30th, 2019     Read More →

Senate to confirm 43 ministerial nominees today

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Screens Lai Mohammed, Nanono, Mamman today *20 of 40 screened nominees as to take a Bow and Go Lawan, Melaye exchange words over nominees being investigated by EFCC Transmit ministerial list to...

Tue Jul 30th, 2019     Read More →

I will end subsidy, oil theft if petroleum minister, Ministerial Nominee

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As Aregbesola Calls for Heavy Taxation Against the Rich By Henry Umoru ABUJA- A Ministerial Nominee, Goddy Jedy- Agba from Cross River State, Monday told the Senate that if President Muhammadu...

Mon Jul 29th, 2019     Read More →

Senate resumes screening of last batch of ministerial nominees

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The Senate has resumed the screening of the remaining ministerial nominees with the reappointed nominee from Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), appearing before it. President of the Senate,...

Mon Jul 29th, 2019     Read More →

How Shagari picked Ekwueme as Vice President

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YESTERDAY The author discussed the issue of Sovereignty in relation to communal conflict from Bala Usman’s perspective. He also began a new chapter in which he narrated the enthronement of...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

PATRICIA OBOZUA: My unwritten rule to stay on winning ways

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DIRECTOR of Communications and Public Affairs, sub-Saharan Africa at General Electric, GE, Patricia Obozua, in this chat, shares her experience as an ambitious executive, with over 20 year-record...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial List: 18 out of 31 Screened ministerial nominees have been asked to take a Bow and Go

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…As Senate Screens Fashola, Aregbesola, Saraki, 6 others today …To Confirm 43 Nominees tomorrow By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Screening of the Ministerial Nominees forwarded to the...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: Southern youths vow to defend people against herdsmen

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By Vincent Ujumadu THE Coalition of Ethnic Nationalities Youth Leaders of Southern Nigeria have vowed to defend themselves from the herdsmen allegedly causing insecurity in the Southern part of...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

We can’t progress if women, children health is ignored – Mrs Ayade

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….As facility Maternal mortality rate drops by 66 percent in C’River By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR –The wife of the governor of Cross River state, Mrs. Linda Ayade has asserted that...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Why July 29, 1966 still echoes

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By Chioma Gabriel, Special Features Editor Ab initio, Nigeria was contrived by its founding fathers to be a country standing on a tripod, with Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba leading the other numerous...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s many non-human enemies

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By Tonnie Iredia Developed countries and their international organizations that rely majorly on figures have always come to the aid of Nigeria in areas where she is unable to ascertain exact...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Abia Assembly’s intervention over border clashes: NEMA visits warring community

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Following the intervention of the Abia State House of Assembly, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has visited Isu clan in Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State, which has...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Returning to the glorious days of our National Championships

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By Yemi Olus The 2019 National Athletics Championships comes to a climax on Saturday, July 27th, having commenced on Thursday, the 25th. However, even a blind person can see (pardon the...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →