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2019: Why campaigns lack colour, bite

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*Fear of EFCC – Investigation * Lack of cash, intrigues affecting campaigns – Agbakoba * How to guarantee free, fair polls – Ikokwu By Clifford Ndujihe, Deputy Political Editor...

Sat Jan 12th, 2019     Read More →

2019: Don’t succumb to pressure from politicians, Maku urges INEC

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Mr Labaran Maku, Nasarawa State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has called on INEC to ensure free, fair and credible 2019 general elections in the state. Mr...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

Dogara faults Borno, Northern leaders’ silence on insecurity

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By Dirisu Yakubu Amid growing insecurity in some parts of the country, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has questioned what he referred to as a conspiracy of silence by...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

Prison congestion: Nasarawa CJ threatens police over unnecessary detention

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By David Odama LAFIA— DISTURBED by lukewarm attitude of the police towards arraignment of prison inmates years after arrest, Nasarawa State Chief Judge, Justice Suleiman Dikko, has...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

Bosso proud of Gombe Utd return to NPFL

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Gombe United technical adviser, Ladan Bosso, says securing a ticket back to the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, was mission accomplished for the Savannah Scorpions. Ladan...

Fri Jan 11th, 2019     Read More →

Saraki mourns Emir of Lafia, Agwai

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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the demise of the Emir of Lafia, Alh. Dr. Isa Mustspha Agwai I.Alhaji Isa Mustapha Agwai I, the Emir of Lafia Saraki...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →

Emir of Lafia passes on in an undisclosed hospital in Abuja

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Alhaji Isa Mustapha Agwai I, the Emir of Lafia and Chairman Nasarawa State traditional council of chiefs has died at the age of 84. Alhaji Sule Abubakar, the “Ajiyan-Lafia” confirmed...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →

Army repels attack in Nasarawa, recovers 45 assorted arms

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The Nigerian Army says it has repelled attacks from some criminal gangs and militia operating across communities in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba states recovering some arms. Maj.Gen. Adeyemi Yekini,...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Army kills 17 bandits, arrests 67 in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba

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The Operation Wild Stroke of the Nigerian Army operating in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba States says it has killed 17 bandits and arrested 67 others in the last eight months of its...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Another Buhari’s minister resigns

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, THE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim, has resigned her appointment from the...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

2019: At last, serious campaigns begin

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How to guarantee free, fair polls – Ikokwu By Clifford Ndujihe AFTER what seemed like eternity, campaigns for the 2019 general polls are gradually assuming full momentum. Governor Fayose in...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

APC flags off N-East campaign, challenges PDP to open debate

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By Omeiza Ajayi, Dirisu Yakubu & Umar Yusuf THE ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, flagged off its campaign in Yola, Adamawa state, challenging the country’s main...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Sultan of Sokoto, others caution politicians, preach religious tolerance

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—THE Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Abubakar III, yesterday, urged politicians to play the game by the rules and called on Nigerians across religious divide to...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Insurance FC seal place in NPFL after 11 years, as Dudu-Orumen hails Obaseki, Shaibu

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The campaign by Insurance Football Club of Benin to secure a place in the Nigeria Professional Football League has yielded the desired result after Monday’s 1-0 defeat handed Remo Stars, in...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

It’ll be disastrous for Nigeria if PDP returns to Aso Rock – Adamu

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By David Odama LAFIA—Former governor of Nasarawa State and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has warned Nigerians against returning Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →