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The assassination of Alex Badeh, insecurity and the privatisation of the police (2)

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By Rotimi Fasan FAMOUS or infamous as the Chibok and Dapchi school girls’ abduction cases have been, the Nigerian government is still in the game of spinning stories about what is going on....

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

S-Court fully ready to handle 2019 election disputes- CJN

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA- The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Tuesday, said the Supreme Court was ready to speedily determine disputes that will arise from the 2019...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

Labour urges President Buhari to immediately transmit Minimum Wage Bill to NASS

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Organised labour, on Tuesday in Abuja, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately transmit the new National Minimum Wage Bill to the National Assembly. Nigeria Labour Congress President,...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

IGP Idris appoints Frederick Taiwo as new Force Secretary

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA- THE Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Frederick Taiwo Lakanu, as the new Force Secretary....

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

4 DisCos exceed 50% metering of consumers in Q2, 2018 — NERC

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Abuja – The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says only four out 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) in the country have metered up to 50 per cent of customers...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

Shehu Shagari: Bye to a fatherly President

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AFTER 93 years of a life marked by remarkable historical moments, President of Nigeria in the Second Republic, Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, died on Friday December 28, 2018. But, not even...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

So long a letter

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By Obadiah Mailafia FOR more than a year I have been in communication with a young and well educated Hausa-Fulani Muslim woman. The remarkable thing is that we have never met. But she always...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

2019: North-west strategic to success of APC — Bagudu

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Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) Women and Youths Presidential Campaign Team, North-West Zone, says the zone remains strategic to the success of the party in...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

NNPC refineries as metaphor for all that is wrong with Nigeria

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By Dele Sobowale Refineries lose N96bn in nine months, says NNPC— News Report. THE story published in a national newspaper on December 30, 2018 elaborated by pointing out that “The...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram getting beyond us?

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IS the fight against Boko Haram now beyond us? The time has come for us to stop pretending. This year, 2019, marks 10 years since Boko Haram (Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

El-Rufai signs N157.44 bn state budget, N62.34 bn for LGAs

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Kaduna – Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Friday signed the N157.44 billion budget of the state for 2019 as approved by the State House of Assembly. The governor also assented to the...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Kidnappers on the prowl in Ondo: We’re not responsible – Miyetti Allah leader

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*Akeredolu, security chiefs read riot act *As PDP wants Police commissioner removed By Dayo Johnson AKURE — IN the last two weeks, kidnappers have been on the prowl in Ondo...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Senate passes bill for the establishment of poly in Abia

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, passed a bill for the Establishment of Federal Polytechnic Item, Abia State. Senate Chamber The decision of the senate followed the presentation...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

FG plans new taxes to fund 2019 budget

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief & Sebastine Obasi LAGOS — Amid revenue shortfall pressures, the Federal Government intends to introduce new taxes in the fiscal year 2019 as part of its...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

FG, UNICEF and AI should cooperate

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WE find the war of nerves between the Federal Government and the Nigerian Army on the one hand, and the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF and global human rights group, Amnesty...

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →