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Domestic debts of 36 states, FCT hit N3.5trn in H1’18

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By Elizabeth Adegbesan The Debt Management Office (DMO), yesterday, said the domestic debt stock of the country’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) stood at N3.5 trillion as...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki’s presidential ambition splits PDP governors

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Ahead of its presidential primaries scheduled for October 5 and 6, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors, it was gathered, are divided over the choice of the...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

UBEC endorses Lafarge Africa National Literacy Competition

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By Dayo Adesulu Lafarge Africa Plc has received the endorsement of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, for its nationwide education intervention, the Lafarge Africa National Literacy...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Primaries: PDP appeals to aspirants to shun politics of bitterness

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State has appealed to all aspirants to shun politics of bitterness during their campaigns and party primaries, for the success of the party. Mrs...

Tue Sep 11th, 2018     Read More →

FAAC disburses N3.9trn to govts in H1’18

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•Delta, Akwa Ibom, Rivers top states •Osun, Cross River, Ekiti at bottom By Michael Eboh Total funds disbursements to the three tiers of government from the Federation Accounts...

Tue Sep 11th, 2018     Read More →

I won’t step down for Atiku, Kwankwaso, other PDP presidential aspirants — Jang

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Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential aspirant, Jonah Jang, has said he would not step down for any other aspirant, noting also that his party cannot ask him to do so. Jang, who is the...

Tue Sep 11th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Dasuki joins Gombe governorship race

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Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki, immediate past National Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has decried Nigeria’s continued dependence on oil. Ibrahim disclosed this on Monday in...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

FAAC disburses N3.946trn in 6 months – NEITI

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Abuja – The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has disbursed N3.946 trillion in the first half of 2018 to Federal, State and Local Governments, the Nigeria Extractive Industries...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

How to end insecurity in the North East – Dasuki

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The non-engagement of the teeming youth population in the North-East in business activities is responsible for the growing security concerns in the region, Vanguard...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku woos another presidential aspirant

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Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, one of the numerous presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken his campaign to another aspirant, Sen. Ahmad Makarki. Former Vice President Atiku...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki group boasts of more govs’ support as Campaign appoints spokesman

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The presidential ambition of Senate President Bukola Saraki appears to be gathering steam after more governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) backed his aspiration, according to a group...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

26 DAYS TO PDP PRIMARIES: Prospects of presidential aspirants

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By Charles Kumolu, Deputy Features Editor WITH no fewer than 13 presidential aspirants, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has punctured earlier assumptions that it was not making an...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

434 Dead, 23,893 Cases recorded: Cholera raging like bush fire in 18 states!

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*How poor handling of faeces makes Nigeria a fertile ground for outbreak — Experts By Chioma Obinna The country may be battling the largest outbreak of cholera barely a month after the...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

HIGHWAYS OF DEATH: 28,195 killed in road accidents in 68 months

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•Nation loses two persons every four hours By Clifford Ndujihe & Nicholas Esekhile EVERY four hours, no fewer than two lives are lost on Nigerian roads. And every year, about 20,000 of...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

PDP: 98 candidates aspire for 24 Gombe Assembly seats

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At least 98 candidates are aspiring for the 24 seats of the Gombe State House of Assembly on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the Chairman screening committee of the party Mr...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →