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We collected N6M ransom from two of our victims recently – kidnap suspect

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By Esther Onyegbula & Victor Arjiromanus Detectives at the Lagos state Police command were shocked when a suspected member of a notorious four- man kidnapping gang, David Obiora aka Emperor,...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

NEC direct Govs to declare state of emergency on education

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—-Keep mute on Minimum Wage —-As govs back Buhari’s veto on Paris Club to States By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE National Economic Council, NEC, has directed the 36...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Governors not against review of minimum wage -NGF

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The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) says it is not against the upward review of the minimum wage. The Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, said this while briefing journalists on...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Why Atiku-Obi ticket excites Nigerians

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By Ikechukwu Amaechi IN the lead up to the 1964 British general election, former Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, who became leader of the Labour Party after the sudden death of Hugh Gaitskell in...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Ahead of submission deadline, Oshiomhole in last minute peace moves

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…Court fixes Tuesday to determine Okorocha son-in-law’s fate …Asks party to maintain status quo in Delta …Protest in Osun over imposition By Emmanuel Aziken, Political...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Flooding: Oguta residents count losses

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By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRI—No fewer than 152 houses, 27 public toilets, one hotel and scores of fish farms, were submerged in the current flooding experienced in Oguta community, Imo State....

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Ohanaeze youths plan 2 million-man march for Atiku/Obi presidency

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…Obi’s nomination receives standing ovation at Igbo confab in USA …Ikokwu cautions against Igbo/Yoruba divide over Atiku/Obi ticket …As ADF lists reasons for Atiku/Obi...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

2019: CSOs caution security agents against partisanship

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Abuja – A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Wednesday called on security agencies not to truncate Nigeria’s democracy with...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

2019: CSOs caution security agents against partisanship

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A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Wednesday called on security agencies not to truncate Nigeria’s democracy with partisanship in...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Senate confirms 7as CCB Chairman, board members, drops one from Edo

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…As Presidency withdraws 2 By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate, Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Muhammed Isah from Jigawa State representing the North West zone as chairman of the...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

FG okays issuance of $2.9 billion Eurobond

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-Approves another $82.5m shortfall of Eurobond —-$60m loan for 6 Niger Delta States By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Government has approved the issuance of $2.9 billion...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

The final return of Atiku Abubakar

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By Mazi Ohuabunwa THE drab Nigerian political environment has lightened up. The expected ‘unexpected’ happened. Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria was elected at the PDP...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Execution of Khorsa, Liman: Outrage, as Red Cross, AI, others urge action from FG

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Sam Eyoboka, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Gabriel Ewepu & Luminous Jannamike ABUJA —Outrage, yesterday, trailed Monday’s execution of United Nations voluntary...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Okorocha, Bagudu, Ambode for COWLSO 2018 confab

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni LAGOS—Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, and the host Governor Akinwumi Ambode are expected to grace the 18th National...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Umunze community cries out to Obiano over bad roads, laments negative economic effect

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA-THE people of Umunze, the headquarters of Orumba South Local Government Council of Anambra State, have cried out to Governor Willy Obiano over the deplorable condition of...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →