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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 →

Breaking: Governors in marathon meeting

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By Henry Umoru Security, NFIU guidelines on Local Government Funds top Agenda ABUJA- THIRTY- Six State governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF on Wednesday night engaged in a...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial list: Buhari doesn’t need to consult us —APC govs

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As president, APC govs celebrate Lawan, Gbaja’s NASS leadership victory By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—All Progressive Governors Forum, yesterday, said it has not discussed the issue of...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Terror attacks: UK Govt warns Britons against travelling to 24 Nigerian states

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…Alerts of possible terror attacks in those states By Anthony Ogbonna The United Kingdom government, Tuesday, warned its citizens in Nigeria against visiting some states in the country over...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari, APC Governors celebrate NASS leadership victory

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the All Progressives Congress, APC, governors at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja. President...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari condoles with Gov. Badaru over death of mother-in law

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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Gov. Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa over the death of his mother-in-law, Hajiya Binta Garba Tasha Funtua. Abubakar Muhammad Badaru The...

Sun Jun 16th, 2019     Read More →

2019 Elections: How political parties created logistic challenges – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem. Malam...

Sun Jun 16th, 2019     Read More →

Immigration boss warns personnel against corruption, nepotism

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By Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede has warned officers and men of the service to shun corruption and nepotism even as he...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari summons expanded security meeting, invites Ex-Gov Yari to join

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Abuja, summoned an expanded security meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and State Governors in attendance. Buhari The death of democracy in Nigeria:...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →