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Giving land for ranching better than death – Presidency

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.Adds being alive is better than ancestral attachment to land •History will judge us harshly if killings persist — Dogara •Insecurity threatens 2019 elections —...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

Group protests over killings in Nigeria

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The Coalition for Good Governance and Transparency in Nigeria led thousands of protesters this morning to occupy the National Assembly to demand the immediate resignation of the Senate President,...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen, B’Haram killed 1,750 Christians in first six months of 2018—Intersociety

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Herdsmen on rampage By Dennis Agbo & Chimaobi Nwaiwu THE International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, Intersociety, yesterday alleged that killer herdsmen and Boko Haram...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Apapa Wharf Road : Contractor reassures of July completion deadline

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Handlers and one of the financiers of the ongoing Wharf Road, Apapa reconstruction, Messrs AG Dangote Construction Company Limited, at the weekend reassured Apapa residents, motorists and...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Reinventing our Federation: Restructuring or Re-Engineering?

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When everything is considered, the ultimate guarantee of a successful federation rests in the hearts and minds of the citizens. In the words of the American statesman John Quincy Adams, “the...

Tue Jul 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Why prices of foodstuffs, beef will keep increasing – Union

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria AUFCDN has decried the increasing multiple taxation on their produce, saying except the situation is...

Mon Jul 2nd, 2018     Read More →

We will continue to register associations that meet requirements – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will continue to register any association that meet legal requirements for registration as political party ahead of 2019 general...

Sun Jul 1st, 2018     Read More →

I know I will not make heaven – Pastor accused of rape, murder of prostitute

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One of the suspects, Atah, who claimed to be 15, said he leaked the secret of the gang because he was short-changed in the sharing of the proceeds of their alleged criminal activities. According...

Sun Jul 1st, 2018     Read More →

Middle Belt group urges Senate President to obey court ruling in Kogi East senatorial seat tussle

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The Middle Belt Movement for Justice and Peace, MBMJP has urged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki to obey courts orders and discharge himself of any bias by swearing-in Air Marshal Isaac...

Sat Jun 30th, 2018     Read More →

Greater state autonomy Is Solution to addressing poverty, unemployment, insecurity, others – Vp Osinbajo

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First, let me express my sincere condolence to His Excellency the Governor, Mr Speaker, the government and people of Lagos State on the terrible disaster of yesterday, and I express my condolence...

Sat Jun 30th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: It’s time to act, Ezekwesili tells Buhari

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor A day after being stopped by presidential guards from entering the Presidential Villa and meeting with the President, former Education Minister, Oby...

Fri Jun 29th, 2018     Read More →

FG receding into authoritarianism —Ohanaeze

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Nnia Nwodo, President-General of Ohanaeze By Emeka Mamah & Chidi Nkwopara ENUGU—THE National Executive Council, NEC, of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo...

Fri Jun 29th, 2018     Read More →

NAHCON’s magic wand against Hajj fare

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By Muhammad Ajah NAHCON has made tremendous improvement in the administration of Hajj in Nigeria in the last few years, but the change mantra of the current Federal Government has been more...

Fri Jun 29th, 2018     Read More →

$322m Abacha loot: Cash transfers to 302,000 poor homes begin in July

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The Federal Government says it will commence disbursement of the recovered 322 million dollars Abacha loot through Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) to 302,000 poor households in 19 states in...

Thu Jun 28th, 2018     Read More →

Violation of Electoral Act: PDP asks INEC not to recognise Oshiomhole

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Wants EFCC to probe N3.6bn convention levy by APC govs; We’ll react today — APC By Dirisu Yakubu Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on Independent National Electoral Commission,...

Wed Jun 27th, 2018     Read More →