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Battle for States: PDP rebounces, gets 14 states, eyes Zamfara, Osun

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By Clifford Ndujihe WITH the declaration of Ahmadu Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the winner of the Adamawa State governorship election, the opposition party has won more states...

Fri Mar 29th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki appoints Razak Yusufu Ojeifo III, Amir-Hajj for 2019 Pilgrimage

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the appointment of the Onojie of Ewu, in Esan Central Local Government Area, His Royal Highness, Razak Yusufu Ojeifo III, as the...

Thu Mar 28th, 2019     Read More →

Yobe gov-elect, MaiMala Buni receives Certificate of Return

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday presented certificate of return to Yobe governor-elect Alhaji MaiMala Buni and his deputy Alhaji Idi Gubana. MaiMala Buni Alhaji...

Thu Mar 28th, 2019     Read More →

Adamawa Election: Security beefed up at polling units

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Security has been beefed up at polling units as people in Adamawa trickle out to vote in Thursday’s supplementary governorship election. File: OSUN ELECTION Reports have it that the election...

Thu Mar 28th, 2019     Read More →

War over NASS leadership as Ndume, PDP blast Oshiomhole

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Henry Umoru, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Dirisu Yakubu and Ezra Ukanwa •Choice of Lawan, Gbajabiamila shocking, unconstitutional, says Ali Ndume •Lawan,...

Wed Mar 27th, 2019     Read More →

‘Saraki’s group plots to influence emergence of new Senate leadership’

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As plans unsettle APC Senate caucus By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, there are allegations that Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, is already putting in...

Mon Mar 25th, 2019     Read More →

Intimidation of voters and electoral officials in last elections by military unprecedented — Col Tony Nyiam

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By Chioma Gabriel, Editor, Special Features Nigerians have continued to express dismay over the role of the military in the just-concluded elections, expressing disappointment that their...

Sat Mar 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Alleged N25bn fraud: Court quashes 19 out of 21 charges against Goje

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Jos – A Federal High Court sitting in Jos on Friday quashed 19 out of the 21 counts of alleged N25 billion conspiracy and money laundering filed against former Governor Danjuma Goje. Danjuma...

Fri Mar 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Blast rocks east China chemical plant, casualties unknown

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A chemical plant in eastern China was rocked by an explosion on Thursday, local officials said, as authorities checked for any casualties. The blast occurred at a chemical facility run by...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

The CP in Kano – man of the moment

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By Gambo Dori AT the heat of the collation of results in the Kano State gubernatorial elections, when tempers were running high, one man stood out as the man of the moment. He was seen running...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Senate President: Concern in APC as Lawan, Goje, Ndume heat contest

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– Why Buhari should step in to stop Saraki hijacking 9th Senate – Nabena By Emmanuel Aziken Political Editor and Omeiza Ajayi Amidst concern of a free for all by three leading...

Wed Mar 20th, 2019     Read More →

Senate passes Budget 2019 for second reading

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Refers same to the committee gives committee two week By Henry Umoru AHEAD of the defence of the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N8.83 trillion presented before the National Assembly by President...

Tue Mar 19th, 2019     Read More →

2019 Budget Defense: This is not the time to travel, Senate warns ministers, heads of MDAS

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Warns that the Budget Proposals will be passed if the Ministers fail to defend Budget Estimates As Appropriation Bill Scales Second Reading, Referred to Committee on Appropriations, Committee...

Tue Mar 19th, 2019     Read More →

Prices of fuel, kerosene rose in February — NBS

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By Emmanuel Elebeke National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said the average price for refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas, otherwise known as cooking gas,...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Senate presidency and north-central zone’s mystique

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the majority seats in the Nigerian Senate – at least 62 so far of 109. It is therefore set to produce the Senate president when...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →