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S-WEST ECONOMIC INTEGRATION: Nyiam carpets Fashola, endorses Ambode’s stance

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By Gbenga Oke Lagos—Colonel Tony Nyiam (retd) a principal actor in the failed Major Gideon Orkar led coup against the military regime of Gen. Ibrahim Babangida in 1990, has slammed southern...

Mon Aug 21st, 2017     Read More →

FG, 36 states, FCT share N2.56trn in 6 months

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ABUJA—THE Federal Government, 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have so far shared N2.56 trillion in the first half of 2017 from the Federation Account, an...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

Ekiti APDA suspends state chairman

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Ado Ekiti – Newly launched Advanced People’s Democratic Party (APDA) in Ekiti state has suspended its state chairman Mrs. Foluke Okeya. The decision to remove her was reached at a...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

Wike, Fayose, Ugwuanyi storm Anambra for PDP Ward congress

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As Prof Nwosu insists on credible primary By Vincent Ujumadu Awka – RIVERS State governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, his counterparts, Ayo Fayose of Ekiti and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu were...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

Stop throwing stones at Buhari, APC, Northern leaders warn PDP

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Prominent Northern leaders on Saturday refuted claims by some politicians in the country who are branding the All Progressives Congress (APC) government as clueless, commending the ruling party...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

FG gets $1.5b to tackle water problems in states

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THE Federal Government has secured over $1.5b to address the problems associated with the provision of urban water in some states. Minister for Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, who disclosed...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

Ex-Taraba Gov. Suntai laid to rest amidst eulogies, tears

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The remains of the former Governor of Taraba, Danbaba Suntai was laid to rest on Saturday in his hometown, Suntai in Bali Local Government Area of the state amidst tears and eulogies. Newsmen...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

‘When they called Jonathan “incompetent”,”weak”, “gutless”, “clueless” it was not hate speech’

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In reaction to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s promise to treat what he described as “hate speech” as terrorism Mr. Jackson Ude the publisher of Pointblank News said the...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

BREAKING: President Buhari returns today

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President Muhammadu Buhari according to Femi Adesina Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) will return to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London The...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Remembering Okokon Ndem

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The words of Okokon Ndem come in handy here as some continue the fight against injustice. We all abhor a system that marginalises individuals and groups. It is also true that while we cry for...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Fayose fault plan to make hate speech treasonable, says; it is plot to silence opposition ‎

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI- Ekiti Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has faulted the categorisation of hate speeches as act of terrorism, by the federal government, saying, “this appears as...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Fayose not after my life, disregard fake report – Sen. Olujimi

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The Former Deputy Governor of Ekiti state and current Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, Senator Abiodun Olujimi has urged members of the public to disregard a report in some...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Air Peace low fare to Akure part of our contribution to national dev — Onyema

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CHAIRMAN of Air Peace Airline, Chief Allen Onyema, has said his airline’s decision to go to Akure with a very low fare of N10,000 was part of Air Peace’s drive to contribute to the...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

S-WEST PDP: Ogun exco kicks as reconciliatory parley wants Buruji expelled

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By Gbenga Oke & Daud Olatunji Lagos and a faction of the Ogun State chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have called for the expulsion of Senator Buruji Kashamu from the party,...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Ekiti House of Assembly confirms 2 more commissioner-nominees

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The Ekiti House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the nomination of two men as commissioners and also re-confirmed 12 others re-appointed by Gov. Ayodele Fayose following the dissolution of the...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →