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UN says 160,000 anglophone Cameroonians fled violence since 2016

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Some 160,000 people have fled their homes in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions because of violence between anglophone separatists and government forces, the United Nations said on...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Stolen Mace: Crisis looms as NASS C’ttee summons Omo-Agege, Ndume

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – STRONG indications emerged Tuesday that crisis looms in the National Assembly as former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South and Senator Ovie...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET: PDP leaders’re fiscal illiterates — Osun Govt

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By Gbenga Olarinoye OSOGBO—THE Osun State Government has described as false, baseless and unfounded the allegation of financial malfeasance levelled against the administration of Governor...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

$1bn Virgin City project: We are on the verge of losing our heritage — Community clan heads

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…insist deity placed on site still active By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—INDIGENES of Kasuk Qua I and II in Calabar Municipality LGA of Cross River State have described as a threat to their...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

850 farmers receive training on yam multiplication technology in C-River

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By Emma Una CALABAR—NIGERIAN Export Promotion Council, NEPC, has trained 850 farmers in Cross River on yam seed multiplication technology to assist them grow yams for export. Yams The...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

IPOB accuses Police of abducting 21 members

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…We arrested 8 members of IPOB, profiling them—Police By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—INDIGENOUS People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday alleged that the Abia State Police Command abducted 21...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Youths sensitise electorate to vote out bad leaders

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By Emma Una CALABAR—A coalition of young men and women in Calabar, Cross River State, has formed cells in parts of the country to sensitise voters against electing leaders who do not have...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

How states withdrew N593.1bn from federation account in Q1 2018

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The 36 states of the federation have so far withdrawn about 593.1 billion from the Federation Account as revenue generated in the first quarter of 2018. The breakdown is contained in the monthly...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Ruggedman receives African Integrity Award

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While some Nigerian entertainers were receiving and celebrating their Headies awards, Ruggedman, born Michael Ugochukwu Stephens, was being honoured with a very special award. Ruggedman receiving...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Police nab Sen. Uzodinma’s aide, 3 others in Abuja hotel with result sheets

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Force Headquarters, Saturday night, paraded four persons arrested in an Abuja hotel with result sheets of last week’s ward congress in Imo State. Imo:...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Cross River: The storm is not over

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The long running rumpus in the Rivers State chapter of the APC continues to ester as the different camps remain unyielding in their convictions There has never been any love lost between the self...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Benue tribal leaders tackle Buratai over call for review of state’s grazing law

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The tribal leaders of Benue state have faulted the recent call by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai for a review of the state’s grazing law to accommodate killer herdsmen...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

FAAC: South-South states received N206bn allocation in 3 months —NEITI

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By Michael Eboh States in the South-South region of the country received N206.25 billion, the highest allocation from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, in the first quarter of...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Delay in PIB Bill passage costs Nigeria $15bn annually – Senator

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By Emma Una CALABAR—NIGERIA is losing not less than 15 billion dollars investments annually as a result of non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, the senator representing...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

11 feared dead in lkot Offiong/ Oku-Iboku inter communal clash

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By Emma Una CALABAR— TWO days of fierce inter communal clash between the Ikot Offiong people of Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State and their Itu neighbours in Akwa Ibom...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →