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Dankwambo, Okowa Preach Peaceful Nigeria

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… As Projects Are Commissioned in Delta GOMBE State Governor, Dr Ibrahim Dankwambo on Friday commissioned some projects executed by his Delta State counterpart, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa,...

Fri Jul 6th, 2018     Read More →

Fayose, Atiku, Secondus, Govs say PDP will resist rigging, manipulation

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Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku and the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Chief Uche Secondus on Thursday, described the July 14 gubernatorial election in Ekiti, as a litmus...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

FG targets assets of 11 Ex-Govs, 10 ex-Ministers, 135 others under graft trials

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, signed into law an Executive Order targeting the assets of no fewer than 11 former governors, ministers and other politically exposed persons, who served...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Local contractors beg Gombe govt to pay 4-year debts

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Gov. Dakwambo Indigenous contractors in Gombe State have asked Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo to pay debts owed them for various jobs executed in the state, saying it is unacceptable to owe them for...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki seeks states’ Assembly collaboration on state, community policing

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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for collaboration of the 36 States’ Assembly in the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to provide for State and Community...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains on Monday

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects if thunderstorms and rains over the central states such as Abuja, Minna, Lafia, Bauchi, Gombe, Jos, Yola and Mambila Plateau axis...

Sun Jul 1st, 2018     Read More →

Why PDP may settle for Atiku

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With barely eight months to the 2019 general elections, there are indications that the main opposition party in the land, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may pick former Vice President, Alhaji...

Sat Jun 30th, 2018     Read More →

NAHCON’s magic wand against Hajj fare

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By Muhammad Ajah NAHCON has made tremendous improvement in the administration of Hajj in Nigeria in the last few years, but the change mantra of the current Federal Government has been more...

Fri Jun 29th, 2018     Read More →

$322m Abacha loot: Cash transfers to 302,000 poor homes begin in July

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The Federal Government says it will commence disbursement of the recovered 322 million dollars Abacha loot through Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) to 302,000 poor households in 19 states in...

Thu Jun 28th, 2018     Read More →

Going! Going!! Going!!! — Ikogosi hot spring project must not die

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Before the advent of the missionaries in Ekiti, we were told stories of the mythical goddess of Ikogosi where hot and cold water ooze out from the same source and at the same time. The natives...

Thu Jun 28th, 2018     Read More →

FG dismisses global report on Nigeria’s poverty level

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..To spend N250bn on Export zones …Approves N3.17bn for Consultancy By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Government Wednesday dismissed the Brookings Report on Nigeria as the new...

Wed Jun 27th, 2018     Read More →

BudgIT berates state govts for hiding budgets details

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BudgIT, a civic tech transparency organization has berated state governments for not disclosing details of their 2018 budget. The group also accused the governments of Lagos state and Kwara state...

Wed Jun 27th, 2018     Read More →

PDP Presidential Ticket : Atiku, Turaki meet Forum of ex-Presiding Officers

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…Say APC has nothing to offer Nigerians …Forum will give bloc vote-Garba By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-As the race to pick the sole Presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...

Tue Jun 26th, 2018     Read More →

BudgIT decries publising of budgets by only 15 states

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BudgIT has decried the lack of transparency around Nigerian State budgets. BudgIT which is currently conducting #StateofStates campaign which examines the level of transparency in the 36 States...

Tue Jun 26th, 2018     Read More →

Murder in the Cathedral

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By Obadiah Mailafia JOS Plateau has the most beautiful, breath-taking landscape in Nigeria. It is closely rivalled by Obudu in Cross River and Mambilla in Taraba. But these two are far and remote...

Tue Jun 26th, 2018     Read More →