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Taraba killings: We smell conspiracy among FG, Police, herdsmen — CAN

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By John Mkom Jalingo—The leadership of Taraba State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, yesterday, disclosed that there was a grand conspiracy among the Federal Government,...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

FG’s N701bn saved power sector from total collapse – Ugbo

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For the N701 billion intervention funds granted the Power Generation Companies, GENCOs, by the Federal Government early last year, the power sector would have experienced total collapse, Managing...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

Miyetti Allah plotting coup, says MAFO

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By Peter Duru & Marie-Therese Nanlong MAKURDI—The Movement Against Fulani Occupation, MAFO, a civil society organisation against the activities of herdsmen in Benue State, has warned...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

SNG provides gas to 90 industrial customers in Ogun, Rivers, Abia states – Report

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By Udeme Akpan Shell Nigeria Gas, SNG, has provided natural gas to about 90 industrial customers in Ogun, Rivers and Abia states, thus boosting socio-economic development in Nigeria. Wapco gas...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

How soldiers tricked Bayelsa kidnap kingpin to surrender 14 fighters, killed all

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By Emma Amaize, Sam Oyadongha, Perez Brisibe and Chancel Sunday TORU NDORO- TWENTY-EIGHT—year-old Bayelsa State -born kidnap kingpin and sea robber, Oyawerikumor Peregbabofa, self-styled...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

Amaechi is Niger Delta’s version of Zik, Awo, Balewa and Bello – Rivers APC

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Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC has described the unprecedented and monumental gathering of the Traditional Rulers, Political leaders, sons and daughters of Ikwerre...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

Organisation lauds FG’s initiative on jobs creation, empowerment programmes

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The Katsina State chapter of Buhari Support Organization (BSO), has lauded the Federal Government’s initiative on jobs creation and empowerment programmes in the country. The commendation...

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Maritime varsity: Ugborodo community supports location

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The people of Ugborodo Community in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have said that they are satisfied with the current location of the Nigerian Maritime University,...

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Former President Obasanjo successfully completes PhD programme

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Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is among 14, 771 persons expected to receive honours at the 7th convocation of National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Adamu,...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Bello gives directive on medical care for ex-servicemen

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Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has directed the state Ministry of Health, to give adequate medical care to ailing ex-service men and their families. Bello gave the directive during the 2018 Nigeria...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

“Terrorists Now Disguise as Fulani Herdsmen” – President Goodluck Jonathan June 2014

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Still on Murderous Fulani Kidnappers By Yushau A. Shuaib “Terrorists Now Disguise as Fulani Herdsmen” – President Goodluck Jonathan June 2014 The above quote was the news...

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Ex-militant leader alleges diversion of pipeline surveillance jobs

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—EX-MILITANT leader, self styled ‘Gen’ Lucky Ichipi, has raised the alarm over the alleged diversion of slots of the pipeline surveillance contracts awarded...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

Nigerian insurers in Francophone countries seek access to CIMA markets

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NIGERIAN insurance companies with offices in francophone countries are seeking approval to access markets in the Inter-African Insurance Markets Conference (CIMA) area. One of the companies,...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

Ignore AGF’s memo on maritime varsity, Ijaw youths tell NASS

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By Emma Amaize ASABA—THE Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has called on the National Assembly to pay no attention to the memo from the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Mr. Abubakar Malami,...

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FG urged to pay N89bn gas flare penalty

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—Oil and gas-producing communities in Niger Delta region on the platform of Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSTCOM, have demanded for the payment of the first...

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