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How FG, States, LGs shared N8tr in 2018

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… as FG received N3.4tr, States/LGs N4.5tr … Delta led states with N285tr, Lagos N260bn, Kano N188bn By Emmanuel Elebeke The Federal Government, 36 states and the 774 local...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

We’ll organise cultural festival – Okowa

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.Attends Anioma Cultural Festival DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has asked the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to partner with the Organisation For The Advancement of Anioma...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Economist hails President Buhari’s disposition to Free Africa Trade Agreement

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A Warri-based Economist, Dr Fred Atigbi has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to accede to the “Free Africa Trade Agreement”. President Buhari delivers Keynote...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Itsekiri community laments alleged abandonment of Ogidigben Central Hospital

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..as Ayiri appeals to Buhari for intervention WARRI-The people of oil rich Ogidigben community in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, has lamented the alleged abandonment of the...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Intelligence gathering crucial in tackling insecurity ― Buratai

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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged Nigerians to provide the military with intelligent reports to effectively curtail the insecurity challenges in the country. Chief...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Insurgency, banditry has gradually sucked life out of Northerners – Father Ekabo

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Insurgency, banditry By Paul Olayemi The Episcopal Vicar and St Patrick Catholic Church, Sapele, Parish Priest, Reverend father Christopher Ekabo on Sunday bemoaned the persistent security...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Economist hails Buhari’s disposition to Free Africa Trade Agreement

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A Warri-based Economist, Dr Fred Atigbi, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to accede to the “Free Africa Trade Agreement”. President Buhari meets with Select...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen abduct five-day-old baby, police detain father

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A five-day-old baby allegedly abducted by gunmen in their home in Ijagbe commmunity, Mopa-Muro Local Government Area, Kogi, is yet to be found 10 days after the incident. gunmen The News Agency of...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Enugu LG places N5m bounty on killers of scribe

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By Emma Nnadozie Chairman of Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Enugu State, Fidelis Ani has announced the offer of N5m for any person or persons that will provide info about killers of the Local...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

N-Delta youths back Dogara for Speaker

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ASABA—As the race for the leadership of the 9th National Assembly, NASS, hot up, youth groups, opinion leaders and stakeholders in the Niger Delta region have resolved to throw their weight...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

How Divine Oduduru broke Nigeria’s sprint jinx

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,sets new national 200m record Sprinter Divine Oduduru, last weekend gave Nigerian athletics hope by running 9.95seconds, a world leading performance at the Michael Johnson invitational meet in...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Ninth Reps Speaker: Gbajabiamila’s ambition, a joint task – campaign organisation

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu The campaign organization of Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that the candidacy of its principal in the contest for the speakership of the 9th House of Representatives was a...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

IYC decries illegal mining in North, calls for resource control

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By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—IJAW National Congress IYC, has called for the amendment of the 1999 constitution to allow states control and harness natural resources in their areas, noting that...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Traffic robbery: Police nab 5 suspects in Lagos

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A team of surveillance attached to the Police Command in Lagos State has arrested five traffic robbery suspects, the Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bala Elkana, has said. Elkana said in a...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →

Failure to restructure will mean annihilation — Obiora Okonkwo

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This piece examines the concept of restructuring within the context of Nigeria’s diversity and concludes that the only pathway to progress is to restructure. Diversity Let me take us through...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →