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Local Content: Senate seeks Immigration Service assistance

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate has called on Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, to partner its committee on Local Content to ensure that the Act was strictly applied in the area of...

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Two Nigerians win Shell global entrepreneurship prize

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Two Nigerian business owners, Mr. Precious Adeho and Mrs. Ngozi Deborah Atalor, have emerged winners in the 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators competition, a global contest open to...

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Arewa leader bemoans level of abandoned projects in N-Delta

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HAR-COURT—The leader of Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Co-existence in Southern Nigeria, Alhaji Musa Saidu, has expressed displeasure over the level of abandoned...

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Ika stakeholders declare support for Okowa, honour Ofume

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young PEOPLES PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP, stakeholders in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State have honoured the immediate past Chairman of Ika South Local...

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Militant group threatens attack on SPDC facilities

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By Tare Youdeowei Supreme Egbesu Tigers of Africa, a militant group in the Niger Delta region, yesterday, threatened to attack oil and gas facilities belonging to Shell Petroleum Development...

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Alleged coronation of Pere of Olodiama Kingdom sacrilegious —Oba Ewuare II

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As Obaseki orders arrest of Oguyenbo, others By Simon Ebegbulem Edo State Government and the Benin Traditional Council, BTC, have described as abominable and sacrilegious, the purported coronation...

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Highways of endless death-traps

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By Josef Omorotionnwan MANY have since concluded that the Federal Highways across the nation have become a metaphor for the worst of every situation. In the first part of this article, which...

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Kidnap of Britons: JTF launches manhunt for kingpin in Delta

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Warri (Delta) – The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (OPDS), has launched a manhunt for the leader of a kidnap gang identified as Karowei Gbakumor in Delta. File: JTF mobilizing...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Still on the political wind blowing in eastern Nigeria

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By Magnus Onyibe. On November 18 , governorship elections in Anambra state will hold. The stakes are very high as Peter Obi, the immediate past governor of the state will be settling scores with...

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Okowa Urges Deltans To Sustain Existing Peace

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GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa has urged Deltans to maintain the existing peace in the state. The Governor made the call on Wednesday while speaking with Journalists shortly after a closed-door security...

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Politics of Buhari’s re-election

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By Rotimi Fasan THE signs get ever more evident that President Muhammadu Buhari is interested in being re-elected president in 2019. There is nothing wrong with this constitutionally. He is...

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Budget 2018: FG to raise tariffs on tobacco, alcoholic drinks

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief ABUJA—The Federal Government will increase tariffs on tobacco and alcoholic drinks from January in a bid to raise revenue for its N8.6 trillion 2018...

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‘UK committed to addressing humanitarian crisis in North-East Nigeria’

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The UK is committed to addressing the humanitarian crisis in North-East Nigeria, as part of efforts to support the victims of Boko Haram insurgency in the region. Louis Edwards, Second Secretary...

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NCS Zone `C’ Compliance Team impounds contraband worth N95m

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The Comptroller of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone `C’ Compliance Team, Ahmed Azarema, announced in Benin on Wednesday that the team had impounded contraband worth N95...

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Breaking: Dogara orders non-performing C’ttees to forefeit inconclusive reports to House

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…Some of the committees had stayed over one year on one issue …162 C’ttee Chairmen may forefeit rights By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA-THE Speaker of the House of Representatives,...

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