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Ex-militants demand sack of acting NDDC boss

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By Dapo Akinrefon REPENTANT Niger Delta militants under the aegis of Leadership, Peace and Cultural Development Initiative, yesterday, declared their lack of confidence in the ability of Prof...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

Give us security votes to end insecurity, Iwo monarch tells FG

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OSOGBO – THE Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun State, Oba Adbulrasheed Akanbi, Monday, called on the Federal Government to make provision for security votes for the traditional institution to help...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Osinbajo presides over FEC

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – VICE President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the last Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa,...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Declare ecological emergency in N-Delta, OWN tasks FG

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— Oil Watch Nigerian, OWN, a conglomeration of civil society and non-governmental organisations, has urged the Federal Government to declare ecological...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Why Not: Creeping fascism and how criminals hijacked politics in Nigeria

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Introduction : In 2008, Mr. Klaus P. Wachsmuth, the German Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nestle Nigeria Plc told me and Ikechukwu Eze, two BusinessDay Senior Correspondents...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Politicking with ‘flocks of scoundrels in APC’

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THE major difference between 1993 and 2018 is that we have a generation that has lost its sense of outrage. Whereas in 1993, I, as the top executive of a multinational, felt personally insulted by...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Gas price adequate to attract investments in Nigeria – Orjiako

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Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc has been at the forefront of investing in projects that will enhance gas utilization and domestication in Nigeria. Speaking after the company’s...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Why Buhari is committed to Amnesty Programme —Dokubo

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ABUJA—Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, said weekend, that the Federal Government views the Amnesty Programme as a necessary and veritable tool to...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Karen: “Not good enough to be a pro”

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By Osa Mbonu-Amadi, Arts Editor Three artists, Orlu Prince Ozangeobuoma, Karen Ogidi and Akinbanji Osanyemi are set to showcase their works at an exhibition titled Imaginativeness at Alexis...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Sensitivity, new paradigm in conflict reporting

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By Udo Ibuot CURRENT tendencies in newspapers’ coverage of conflict situations usually focus on reporting of violent activities, behaviours of winners and losers, with details of how these...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Residents blame insecurity in Aba on Police, soldiers

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe Residents of Aba, Abia State, have decried the increasing spate of insecurity in the city and are accusing soldiers and policemen of not putting enough to stem the tide....

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Storm over Obasanjo’s stance on ‘Fulanisation’ agenda

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By Emma Amaize, Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Dennis Agbo & Olayinka Ajayi LAGOS—SOME northern leaders, yesterday, gave former President Olusegun Obasanjo hard...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Every strategic information in governance must be beneficial to govt —Ukah

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By Elizabeth Uwandu ASABA—Delta State Commissioner for Information, Hon. Patrick Ukah, has stressed the need for information to be made available to the right audience in the right format...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

Boro Day: Embrace intellectualism, Governor Dickson urges Ijaw youths

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Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Seriake Dickson, on Thursday, called on the Ijaw Nation, particularly the youths, to focus on intellectual approach in the struggle for justice, egalitarian...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

Ending ‘Environmental Terrorism’ in Bayelsa the Dickson Way

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Holding the bull by the horns, even as toxic intrigues by international oil majors play out and the federal government dithers, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State empanels an international...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →