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Bello: INEC acting a script for opposition in Kogi – UN group

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The National Rebirth Group (NRG), a non-profit organization with a United Nations consultative status, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of acting a premeditated...

Sun Dec 24th, 2017     Read More →

Why the 2018 Budget may not be passed before April

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WHEN President Muhammadu Buhari, on November 7, 2017, presented before a joint session of the National Assembly, a budget proposal of N8.612 trillion for the 2018 fiscal year, which represented 16...

Sun Dec 24th, 2017     Read More →

Tension heightens in Edo community over closure of mining site

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There has been tension in Okpella community, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State following the mining war between two giant companies in the production of cement in the country, the BUA...

Sat Dec 23rd, 2017     Read More →

FG, bidders in negotiation to pay N711bn for 3 NIPP power plants

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—THE Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company, Mr. Chiedo Ugbo, said yesterday that the Federal Government and preferred bidders had opened negotiation for...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Palm oil investors raise alarm over dumping from W/African countries

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Major palm oil producers in the country have urged the federal government not to yield to the request of some foreign companies operating in the country to import crude oil palm into the country...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Yagba monarch, people honour Omuluabi with traditional title

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….honour well deserved- Hon Orebiyi By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- THE monarch of Bagido Kingdom, in Yagba East Local Government Area of Kogi State, His Royal Highness, Oba Reuben Sunday Adeyemi,...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

ASUU seek panel of inquiry over LASU crisis

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…Rejects sack of 150 members in Kogi varsity By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Lagos Zone, has asked Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, to...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Price of cooking gas jumps by 21% in November

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The average price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) rose by 21.16 percent, year-on-year in November. Also the average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city and intercity...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

FOWOSO targets capacity building of women, projects execution — Akeredolu

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA– THE Wife of the Governor of Ondo State, Arabirin Anyanwu-Akeredolu , said the launch of her initiative, Forum for Wives of Ondo State Officials, FOWOSO, targets...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Why we endorsed Buhari, Bello— Sen Adeyemi

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—THE former senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Smart Adeyemi, yesterday, said the people of the district endorsed President Muhammadu...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Don’t sell National Theatre, TBS, others, Senate tells FG

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate yesterday told the Federal Government not to contemplate selling Tafawa Balewa Square, TBS, the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, among other national...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

ASUU demands panel of inquiry over LASU crisis

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU), Lagos Zone, is demanding the setting up of a panel of inquiry into the crisis rocking the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos State. The...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Wait till 2019, Fanwo tells Faleke

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The Director General on Media and Publicity to the Governor, Kingsley Fanwo has told Hon. Abiodun Faleke to cease his “unwarranted attacks on Governor Yahaya Bello and wait till 2019 to...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Double registration: Don’t drag Buhari into your shame, Faleke warns Bello

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—Deputy governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2015 gubernatorial election in Kogi State, James Abiodun Faleke, has advised the state...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari under fire, as Senate says 2018 budget “heavily padded, inconsistent, full of errors

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—Returning to plenary after a two-week break during which it reviewed the 2017 budget of the Federal Government against the proposals for 2018, the Senate yesterday...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →