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Bandits kill one, sack 10 villages in Katsina

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – No fewer than ten villages in Batsari local government area of Katsina State were reportedly sacked by armed bandits. File: CHAOS A reliable source in the area, who...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

AFAN Zonal Chair to Nigerian youths: Embrace agriculture

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – SOUTH East zonal Chairman of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Mr Daniel Okafor on Thursday charged Nigerian youths to return fully to agriculture, saying it...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Security : Umahi alleges plot by thugs to bomb INEC LGA offices in Ebonyi

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI – GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi state Thursday alleged that some thugs were planning to bomb the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

The UnCUT Initiative, British Council, AHI win fight against FGM in Osun State

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By Chris Onuoha Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a harmful practice and a gross violation of human rights. In commemoration of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for female genital...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Polls: Buhari, APC bent on arm-twisting security, INEC to compromise process — PDP

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—WITH barely two days to the Presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised fresh concerns over alleged plans by the Presidency and the All...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Buhari awaits confirmation of Mbam as RMAFC Chairman, 30 others as Commissioners

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is awaiting the confirmation of Elias Mbam as the Chairman, Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC. Buhari had in a...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Umahi vows to work with fear of God, if re-elected

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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Saturday vowed to discharge his duties with the fear of God, if elected for a second tenure. Gov. Dave Umahi Umahi made the vow during the grand-finale of the Peoples...

Sun Feb 10th, 2019     Read More →

Remember this before you cast your vote

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By Dele Sobowale In 2011, a young man, now eight years older asked me point blank for which candidate I would advise that he and his mother should vote. Until then, I had written nothing less than...

Sun Feb 10th, 2019     Read More →

Peter Obi: Nigeria’s new hope as vice president?

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One of the most delicate balancing acts in Nigerian politics is to be seen as a representative of the many ethnic groups and disparate regions that make up Africa’s most populous...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Of El-Rufai, Bodybags and Venezuela

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By Dr Ugoji Egbujo It was a timely message, poorly delivered. What Governor Nasir El-Rufai has in boldness, he lacks intact. It has proved a chronic handicap. But let’s keep the baby and...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

RMAFC: Buhari forwards 30 nominees for senate confirmation

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, the names of 30 nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and...

Fri Feb 8th, 2019     Read More →

7 states back Ohanaeze’s endorsement of Atiku, Obi

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By Dennis Agbo Seven states have given strong support to Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar as Igbo preferred candidate for next Saturday’s Presidential election. Atiku...

Fri Feb 8th, 2019     Read More →

Ayade presents N1.04trn budget estimate

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By Emma Una CALABAR—Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, yesterday, presented a budget proposal of N1,043,967,000,000 for the 2019 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly. Ayade who...

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

Police redeployment: Lagos, Oyo, Kwara, Anambra get new CP

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By Evelyn Usman LAGOS—THE Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, yesterday, ordered the posting and redeployment of senior Police officers from Assistant Inspector-General of...

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

UNICEF alerts on new trend of female genital mutilation

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By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- THE United Nations Children Fund, Unicef has revealed a new trend of Female Genital Mutilation, FGM, which it said are mostly committed by grandmother who come to nurse...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →