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Why FG is not funding railway’s old narrow gauge lines, says Amaechi

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Abuja – The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says that the Federal Government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines across the country. Passengers at the Departure of...

Thu Apr 19th, 2018     Read More →

2019: How PDP began battle in Buhari’s backyard

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The outing signaled that the ruling party may have a lot of work ahead if it wants to remain in power beyond 2019 with the PDP boasting at the event that it will win and unseat the APC in Katsina...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

NASS probes $462m used for military chopper

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By Henry Umoru & Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—THE National Assembly has begun probe into the extra budgetary withdrawal of $462 million from the consolidated revenue fund for the purchase...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

Dankwambo decries rising cases of rape in Gombe

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Gov Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe has decried the rising cases of rape in the state, and called for concerted efforts to tackle the menace. Gov. Dankwambo “Cases of rape are on the rise in...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Mimiko wanted me to swing 2015 poll results for PDP, REC alleges

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…He never promoted illegality — Ex-gov’s aide By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA — A former Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Ondo State, Dr Segun Agbaje, yesterday, recalled how...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

INEC swears in seven new RECs

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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has sworn in seven new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) bringing the total number of serving RECs in the commission to 33. Prof. Mahmood...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

NANS factions sheathe swords, fix May 3rd for unity convention

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The two factions of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), have agreed to put their differences aside and hold a unity convention in the interest of Nigerian students. From left:...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Electricity supply worsens in Q1’ 2018

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THE perennial low electricity supply in Nigeria got worse in the first quarter of 2018 as cumulative power supply reduced to 114,556 megawatts, MW in the first quarter of 2018, as against...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Faces at Vanguard Personality Award 2017

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From Left;Gen Ike Nwachukwu,Chairman of the Ocaasion;Alima Buhari,Represent Aisha Buhari,receving Vanguard Personality of the year 2017 from Mr Sam Amuka. General Ike Nwachukwu presenting Vanguard...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

Conditional cash transfer : 5,747 households’ benefit in Gombe

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Gombe – No fewer than 5,747 poor and vulnerable households in Gombe are benefiting from the Conditional Cash Transfer of the Federal Government funded Social Investment Programme. Ikoyi cash...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

2019: We have 8 million PVCs awaiting collection – INEC

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Say some Nigerians tell us they are not interested Maps out measures to avoid 2015 mistakes FG can’t ensure credible polls – Ann Kio-Briggs By Clifford Ndujihe & Omeiza Ajayi TO...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

2018 budget: C’ttees on Defence, Army, NAF, 17 others holding Senate to ransom — Saraki

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—SENATE President, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday, raised the alarm that Senate Committees on Defence, Army, Air Force, Navy, Federal Capital Territory, FCT; Niger Delta and...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

Senate in rowdy session over status of Anambra as oil producing state

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—It was a rowdy session yesterday on the floor of the Senate over the status of Anambra State as an oil producing area as three senators from three different states were...

Fri Apr 13th, 2018     Read More →

2018 Budget: C’ttees on Defence, Army, Airforce, Niger Delta, FCT, 15 others holding Senate to ransom – Saraki

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- SENATE President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has raised the alarm that Senate Committees on Defence, Army, Airfoce, Navy, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, the Niger Delta and...

Thu Apr 12th, 2018     Read More →

N-Power: Group wants FG to offer permanent appointment to beneficiaries

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Buhari/Osinbajo solidarity Forum, an NGO fronting for re-election of President Buhari and Osinbajo towards better Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to offer permanent and pensionable...

Wed Apr 11th, 2018     Read More →