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PDP Convention: PDP members fight over zoning of party positions

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By Dirisu Yakubu As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) inches closer to its December 9 national elective convention; one issue that has been bothering the mind of party stakeholders, particularly...

Sat Dec 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Kogi Struggling to survive corrupt blows of the past – Fanwo

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Kogi Governor’s image maker, Kingsley Fanwo has said the State is struggling to find her feet after “devastating blows of a corrupt past”. Kingsley Fanwo, Director General on...

Fri Dec 1st, 2017     Read More →

Buhari arrives Jordan for terrorism summit

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President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Aqaba, Jordan, to participate in a summit of Heads of State to review strategies in fighting terrorism. The summit, tagged, `Aqaba Retreat’, hosted...

Fri Dec 1st, 2017     Read More →

#WorldCupDraw: We can’t surprise Argentina, they know how we’re playing – Rohr

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Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has reacted to the 2018 FIFA #WorldCupDraw, saying Group D is filled with good teams but that playing Argentina again will make things tougher for Nigeria. Gernot...

Fri Dec 1st, 2017     Read More →

My administration will spare no criminal- Kogi Governor

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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has reiterated his determination to sustain his fight against insecurity in the state, saying his administration will be “ruthless against the hotbed of...

Fri Dec 1st, 2017     Read More →

16 evicted leaving 25 for final of Queen Moremi Ajasoro pageant

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Sixteen out of the 41 candidates undergoing training for the final of the Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA)beauty pageant have been evicted from their training camp in Il-Ife, Osun. The Ambassador of the...

Fri Dec 1st, 2017     Read More →

Maina: truth, issues, circumstances, unveiled

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By Nwafor Sunday The truth, issues and circumstances surrounding the embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reform Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, has been unveiling via the...

Fri Dec 1st, 2017     Read More →

ICPC detains 4 ex-Kogi commissioners over N11.3bn fraud allegation

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Four former commissioners in Kogi State, under the administration of Idris Wada, have been arrested and detained by operatives of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences...

Fri Dec 1st, 2017     Read More →

IGR rises to N396bn, as states incur N4.2tr debt

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By Babajide Komolafe LAGOS—IN an apparent reflection of increased economic activities mirrored by the country’s recovery from recession in the second quarter of the year, the...

Fri Dec 1st, 2017     Read More →

Customs seizes truck with 300 bags of foreign rice in Niger

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Minna – The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Niger Area Command, has intercepted a truck loaded with 300 bags of foreign rice worth N5.1 million along Kontagora road in Niger. Customs officers...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →

Kogi Assembly aspirant set up legal aids for inmates

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—A House of Assembly aspirant in Kogi State, Mr. Babaeko Sheyi, has hosted 120 inmates Kabba Minimum Security Prison and also set up legal aids to assist 15 of the...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →

ICPC detains 4 ex-Kogi commissioners over N11.3b fraud

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Four former commissioners in Kogi State under the administration of Captain Idris Wada have been arrested and detained by operatives of the Independent...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →

PDP convention: NEC approves planning C’ttee, sub C’ttees

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…Keeps mum on committee chairman …Okays over 2,800 delegates …As George dissociates self from parallel convention By Dirisu Yakubu pdp-CHAIRMANSHIP ABUJA- The 77th National...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari to join other Heads of State in Jordan for counter terrorism meeting

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA-The meeting tagged “AQABA RETREAT, is scheduled to hold between 2nd and 3rd December and will be hosted by His Majesty, King Abdullah II of Jordan. Buhari...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →

Why I’m supporting Buhari for second term – Ortom

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, said yesterday, that he was backing President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office because of the President’s...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →