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Nigeria loses 2,300 under-5-yr olds, 145 women of child-bearing age every day — Senate

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Calls for special court to enforce children’s rights Probes cases of child labour, molestation, abuse By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm that Nigeria as a...

Wed Mar 7th, 2018     Read More →

I am not responsible for crisis in APC, says minister

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The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Usani Usani, has denied speculations that his political ambition is responsible for the crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Cross River State...

Tue Mar 6th, 2018     Read More →

Land use charges: We’re ready for dialogue – Ambode

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said his administration is not oblivious of the hue and cry generated by the revised Land Use Charge Law, saying that the government is ready...

Tue Mar 6th, 2018     Read More →

2019: INEC inaugurates task teams to drive elections’ projects plan in Ebonyi

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Abakaliki – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ebonyi, on Tuesday inaugurated 19 different committees to drive the commission ‘s Elections’ Projects Plan...

Tue Mar 6th, 2018     Read More →

Local content: NSE urges FG to patronise more indigenous firms

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, has urged the Federal Government to engage more indigenous companies in the execution of its projects to promote the current...

Tue Mar 6th, 2018     Read More →

Over 2,000 palm trees destroyed as tension worsens between 2 C’River towns over land

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•As 40 suspected thugs destroy over 2,000 palm trees, raffia palm on disputed terrain •Livelihood of over 200 families under threat •Clan head calls on Gov Ayade, Police, others...

Tue Mar 6th, 2018     Read More →

Only 10 state houses of assembly have voted on LG autonomy — NULGE

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By Precious Nicholas abuja—Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, weekend said that local government autonomy had not been rejected by states houses of assembly in the on-going...

Mon Mar 5th, 2018     Read More →

Why Change is difficult in Niger-Delta — Nsima Ekere

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Former deputy governor of Akwa Ibom State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Nsima Ekere, is the managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. In this interview...

Mon Mar 5th, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen chop off farmer’s toes, fingers in Abraka

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By Perez Brisibe & Ike Uchechukwu herdsmen have chopped off the fingers and toes of a farmer in Abraka, Delta State, for trying to stop them from grazing their herd on his farm. The attack on...

Mon Mar 5th, 2018     Read More →

400,000 entries received for GMA Reality TV Show holding in Nigeria

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Gospel Music Africa, GMA, Organiser of the Gospel Music Africa Reality TV Show has disclosed that over 400,000 entries from 25 African countries had been received for auditioning which will kick...

Sun Mar 4th, 2018     Read More →

C’river multi billion naira oil and gas park will create 2000 new jobs – Wabote

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Eng Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has revealed that over 2000 new jobs would be created after the completion of the oil and gas...

Sat Mar 3rd, 2018     Read More →

APC crises, 2015 – 2017 (Dec)

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Early, even before the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari on May 29, 2015, the APC had already fallen on bad times. *First was the composition of the Transition Committee which created bad...

Sat Mar 3rd, 2018     Read More →

C/River govt provides succour to Cameroonian refugees

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The Cross River government has provided food and non food materials to over 3,500 Southern Cameroonian refugees camping in Boki local government area of the state. Presenting the items on...

Sat Mar 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Reconciling aggrieved members crucial to 2019 election victory, say APC UK

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The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says that reconciling aggrieved members of the party is crucial to its success in the 2019 general elections. APC The...

Sat Mar 3rd, 2018     Read More →

2019 election: INEC to partner NURTW

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The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says that reconciling aggrieved members of the party is crucial to its success in the 2019 general elections. APC The...

Sat Mar 3rd, 2018     Read More →