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Buhari may revive NSC to arrest dwindling sports fortunes

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By Ben Efe There are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may resuscitate the discarded National Sports Commission, NSC in a bid to arrest the dwindling fortunes of sports in the...

Sun Dec 24th, 2017     Read More →

Police to ensure peaceful yuletide in Gombe State

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Mr. Shina Olukolu, the Commissioner of Police in Gombe State, has said that the police would ensure a peaceful yuletide across the state. The commissioner gave this assurance in Gombe on Saturday...

Sat Dec 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Passengers hail NURTW for stable transport fares in Jos

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Many passengers in Jos, on Saturday, lauded the Plateau chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), for not increasing transport fare, despite fuel scarcity. Passengers at...

Sat Dec 23rd, 2017     Read More →

2019: Changing permutations, calculations for presidential polls

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ABOUT 14 months to the 2019 presidential election, the political firmament is astir. Calculations and permutations are changing at a dizzying pace. Leading contenders and pretenders are on their...

Sat Dec 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Onitsha-Enugu, Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road contracts as Buhari’s roads to glory

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By Garba Shehu THE Federal Executive Council, FEC on Wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion Naira contract for the construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Gov Yari is not from Zamfara, Senator Marafa

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*** As Senate refers RECS Nominees, Grand Kadi Nominee to Committees By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Political quagmire between the Governor of Zamfara State , Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari and Senator...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Danger, as carbide ripened fruits flood FCT, Nassarawa markets

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Apart from its various industrial uses, calcium carbide is increasingly becoming popular as a means of force-ripening fruits in many urban communities across the country, in spite of the potential...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Onitsha-Enugu, Abuja-Kaduna, Zaria-Kano road contracts are Buhari’s roads to glory – Garba Shehu

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THE Federal Executive Council, FEC today, Wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion Naira contract for the construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts from Abuja...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Buhari writes Senate, requests for confirmation of nine RECs

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Swears in 7 new perm secs By Henry Umoru, with agency reports ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, has written to the Senate, requesting for the screening and confirmation of nine Resident...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Onitsha-Enugu, Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road contracts as Buhari’s roads to glory – by Garba Shehu

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THE Federal Executive Council, FEC today, Wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion Naira contract for the construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts from Abuja...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Senators poised for showdown over $1bn Boko Haram funds

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—STRONG indications have emerged that senators may be sharply divided today at the Senate Chamber over the approval given to the Federal Government by governors to take...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

RESTRUCTURING: Time running out on oil, Ekweremadu warns

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Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has ascribed the continued resistance to restructuring to fear of the unknown, especially that of survival in the absence of free oil money....

Sun Dec 17th, 2017     Read More →

NEMA distributes relief materials to IDPs in Gombe State

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who fled Adamawa to Gombe State recently. Newsmen report that the IDPs...

Sat Dec 16th, 2017     Read More →

Criticisms trial Govs’ approval of N1bn to fight Boko Haram

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•It’s illegal; only N-Assembly can appropriate money—Abaribe •Lawyers split, give mixed reactions on NEC’s approval By Kingsley Omonobi, Abdulwahab Abdulah, Henry...

Fri Dec 15th, 2017     Read More →

As at 13th December, 2017 ECA stands at $2.317bn – Accountant-General

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An update of the ongoing forensic audit of revenue accrued from revenue generating agencies and meant for the Federation Account was given today at the National Economic Council, NEC meeting...

Thu Dec 14th, 2017     Read More →