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From Kano– Lagos– Slavery: How human trafficking baron tricked, took us to Burkina Faso — Returnees

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By Bashir Bello It was a scene which left many speechless as 23 indigenes of Katsina and Zamfara states, who fell prey to human traffickers, took turns to narrate how they were tricked with job...

Sun Oct 13th, 2019     Read More →

Prof Sagay, IBB, and the distortion of history

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By Dele Sobowale I believe that Ibrahim Babangida is really one of those who brought this country down. He was the one who legitimised corruption. He made it legitimate and an acceptable way of...

Sun Oct 13th, 2019     Read More →

Sex-for-Grades and #MeToo

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By Dayo Adeyemi Men are fast becoming endangered species and we seem not to be bothered. This is a new world where the few of us are taken as the rest of us. We are in an age where all men are...

Sun Oct 13th, 2019     Read More →

FG hopefully will complete Oyo-Ogbomoso road by early 2021 ―Highway Director

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Mr Funsho Adebiyi, Director, Highways, Southwest, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, has said that government is committed to the speedy completion of Oyo- Ogbomoso road and other ongoing road...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Sesame seed can generate over $1bn annually for Nigeria ―NSSAN

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The National Sesame Seed Association of Nigeria says sesame seed has the capacity to generate almost 1 billion dollars annually to improve Nigeria’s revenue base, if well harnessed. White...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria @ 59: How they are ripping off Nigeria – Allen Onyema

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…Why growth in aviation sector is stunted …You pay more for a six-hour flight to UK than somebody flying nine hours to UK from SA …Says President Buhari, Sirika ‘ll turn...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

36 States, FCT generate N691.11bn as revenue in first half 2019 — NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says in the first half of 2019, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) generated N691.11 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

How Fulani herdsmen killed my father, raped my sister – Victim

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By Israel Arogbonlo The sporadic sounds of gunshots jostled residents of the sleepy Ariri community, in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. Time was 11.30pm. At first,...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Okosisi’s last words on Ukiwe

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By Emeka Obasi Nigerians find it difficult to quit office even when humiliation and suspicions stare them in the face. Chief Oko Ebitu Ukiwe kept his head high and walked away as No.2 in...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Election petition tribunal upholds Gov Fintiri election

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The National Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola has dismissed a case filed by All Progressive Congress (APC) challenging the election of Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Peoples...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Police nab suspected criminals, rescue 9 children in Kano

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The Kano State Police Command has arrested several suspects for various crimes in the state before, during and after the Independent day celebrations and rescued nine abducted children. The State...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

UNICEF says 10.5m children out of school in Nigeria

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Mr Maulid Warfa, the Chief of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Kano field office, says more than 10.5 million children are out of school in Nigeria. United Nations Children’s...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Aviation ministry requests N10bn to fix Enugu airport

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By Tordue Salem, Abuja Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika Thursday disclosed that the ministry of aviation has made a request for a special grant of N10 billion to President Muhammadu Buhari...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Budget: More Knocks by Senators

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As Senators express doubts on meeting up with targeted N8.155trillion, Kick against Increase in VAT Task FG on revenue generation Adjourn Debate till Tuesday By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE...

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →

UNDP’s agricultural intervention programme to boost rice production in Nigeria

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said that its intervention in the agricultural sector would boost rice production in Nigeria. The United Nations Development Programme UNDP Mrs....

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →