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Global Rights, others kick as FG moves to generate power from coal

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AN international rights organisation, Global Rights Nigeria and other experts have kicked as the Federal Government moves to generate power from coal. Coal mine This was contained in the report...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

A look at Bala Usman’s analysis of communal conflicts in Nigeria (1)

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By Eric Teniola IN view of recent tribal clashes, it is necessary and important to take a look at a paper presented by Dr. Yusuf Bala Usman(1945-2005) of the Department of History, Ahmadu Bello...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

Petrol, kerosene record double digit price increase in December — NBS

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The average price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), commonly called petrol, increased by 17.98 percent, month-on-month (MoM), even as the average price per litre paid by consumers for Kerosene jumped...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019 Presidential Race: How Dakwambo emerged as a contender – Suleiman

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Umar Ahmed Suleiman, Gombe State Commissioner for Information, speaks on the reported bid of his principal, Governor Ibrahim Dakwambo, to contest the 2019 presidential election. What’s your...

Sun Jan 14th, 2018     Read More →

Photos: Installation of Gani Adams as 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land

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Aare Gani Adams acknowledging Cheers from crowd after his installation. PHOTOS: by Dare Fasube 2ND left Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, 2nd right Aare Gani Adams and other Obas after his...

Sat Jan 13th, 2018     Read More →

EFCC docks suspected fraudster over N.6m fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, yesterday, arraigned one Alhaji Adamu Idris before Justice Sa’ad Muhammad of the Gombe State High Court on a one-count charge of illegal...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Court jails varsity student one month over fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of one Abdullahi Bello Kuloku (also known as Daniel Sunday Kuloku) before Justice Sa’ad Muhammad of the Gombe...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Restructuring: The North is all for it! – Kabiru Muhammad Gwangwazo

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He is not the spokesman of the North. He is not that of ACF or NEF, and he is not so old as to count in the circles of the gerontocracts who lead the two Northern Elders groups that address issues...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

We need N38bn to pay retirees pension arrears — PTAD

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—Executive Secretary of Pension Transitional Administration Directorate, PTAD, Sharon Ikeazor, Thursday, said N38 billion was required to pay outstanding 33 per cent...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →

Return of railway excites Labour

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ORGANIZED Labour has commended the Federal Government over massive investment in the rail system, saying it will boost employment generation among others. Speaking through the General Secretary of...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

…if there was no peace, there would be no progress – Titi Abubakar

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Abuja – The Chairperson, Senate Committee on Women Affairs, Sen. Binta Garba, has stressed the need for increased communal interface to check the rate of violent conflicts in the...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

D’Tigers get set for Commonwealth Games as Lagos camp comes alive

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D’Tigers, the senior men national basketball team, continue their preparation ahead of the XXI Commonwealth Games slated for Gold Coast in Australia with all invited players now in...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Photos: Innoson, Fani-Kayode ready for Handshake across the Niger summit

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The Chairman of Innoson motors Chief Innocent Chukwum and Chief Femi Fani-Kayode have arrived Enugu state for the Igbo/Yoruba “handshake across the Niger” summit [View the story...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

NNL to enforce zero tolerance for corruption, bad match officiating — Chairman

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The Chairman of Nigeria National League (NNL), Chidi Okenwa, has restated the commitment of the league body to zero tolerance for corruption and bad officiating in the 2017/2018 Bet9ja NNL...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

2019: CAN endorses Dakwambo

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Gombe State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria under the chairmanship of Rev. Isa Uba has added its voice to that of Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka to endorse Alhaji Ibrahim Dakwambo as...

Sun Jan 7th, 2018     Read More →