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DIRECT ALLOCATION:  Hurdles before local councils

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•Undemocratic LGs to know fate Monday •Governors carried out civilian coup against councils – Agbakoba •12 states yet to conduct council polls By Clifford Ndujihe FIVE weeks...

Sat Jul 6th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Poll: PDP, Atiku tender more evidence against Buhari

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…. as tribunal adjourns till Monday By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday, tendered more evidence before the...

Fri Jul 5th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari re-appoints Boss Mustapha, Abba Kyari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha and the former Chief of Staff Abba Kyari. The two...

Fri Jul 5th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Maritime workers suspend nationwide shut down of ports operations

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Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN has suspended its ongoing nationwide indefinite strike over unpaid wages to Dockworkers. Leaders of the union announced this after a meeting following...

Fri Jul 5th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku, PDP kick-start case against Buhari, tenders 5197 exhibits from Niger, Yobe

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Full-blown legal fireworks commenced before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Thursday, as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

BREAKING: 88-year old Prof Nwabueze heads Atiku’s team on wheelchair

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As tribunal begins hearing today By Ikechukwu Nnochiri Eighty-eight-year-old erudite Professor of Law and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Ben Nwabueze, on Thursday, took over as head of the legal...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

Assault: Senate, IGP begin probe, as Sen Abbo weeps, apologises to Nigerians

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FCT Police Command Invites senator, victim Senate sets up 7-member ad hoc c’ttee to probe senator Reps condemn assault Let the law take its course —Atiku PDP summons him Arrest,...

Thu Jul 4th, 2019     Read More →

Reps in free-for-all over announcement of minority principal officers

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Rowdy session at the Green Chamber pver Minority Leadership position In Abuja. Photo By Gbemiga Olamikan PDP, AGPA, AA, ADC divide *Gbajabiamila names Elumelu, Okechukwu, Others principal officers...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Biafra Presidency: No going back, I’ll be sworn in on July 30 – Onwuka

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..What I discussed with Buhari By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – SELF-ACCLAIMED Biafran president, Barr. Benjamin Onwuka has renewed his agitation for Biafra barely 24 hours after he was released...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Senate begins Probe of Senator Abbo for slapping nursing mother

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate has begun probe into the case of a serving lawmaker, Senator Elisha Abbo PDP, Adamawa North who allegedly slapped a nursing mother repeatedly at a sex toy...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

9th Assembly not a ‘rubber stamp’ of the Executive – Waziri

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The Chairman, House of Representatives ad hoc Committee on Media, Rep. Khadijat Waziri (APC-Yobe), has said that the 9th Assembly “will not be a rubber stamp” for the Executive Arm of...

Sun Jun 30th, 2019     Read More →

The plight of state pensioners

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AS the Labour sector and the nation at large get set for the battle to implement the recently-approved National Minimum Wage, the complementary Labour compensation law – the Pension Act...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

Jigawa PDP may seek court order to stop LG polls

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By Aliyu Dangida Dutse —Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Jigawa State has vowed to seek a court order to stop the state Independent Electoral Commission, SIEC, from conducting local...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →

9TH NASS leadership: PDP to probe members’ voting pattern

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…Raises nomination fee for Kogi, Bayelsa Guber to N20m By Dirisu Yakubu THE leadership of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, said the failure of its lawmakers in the National Assembly...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →

Worrying warnings

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The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, FCO, has just issued one of its periodic recommendations for those who wish to travel to Nigeria…which it regards as a hotbed of violent...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →