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APC crisis : Clear this mess, Buhari tells Oshiomhole

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By Emma Amaize, Johnbosco Agbarakwu, Omezia Ajayi and Chinonso Alozie •No genuine primary held in Ogun, Gov Amosun insists, alleges fraud, blames Lagos ‘cabal’ •This is my...

Tue Oct 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Firm plans 1,000 jobs for Bayelsa indigenes, $5m investment

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA—A firm, Safewater Energy and Environmental Restoration, SWEERGLOBAL, has disclosed plans to create 1,000 jobs for the people of Bayelsa State. Nigerian youths This was...

Tue Oct 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Ikot Abasi backs their son, Ekere

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By Chioma Onuegbu IF there is any local government area in Akwa Ibom State where the All Progressives Congress, APC, seems to be feeling confident about doing well in the next governorship...

Tue Oct 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Rivers Ijaw endors Governor Wike for a second term

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In appreciation of his massive roll out of projects in Ijaw Local Government Areas, Rivers Ijaws have endorsed Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for a second term. Thousands of Rivers Ijaw...

Tue Oct 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Hand washing: Unilever enhances personal hygiene for children

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By Gabriel Olawale To commemorate the 2018 Global Hand Washing Day, Unilever, makers of Lifebuoy anti-bacterial soap took its message on the importance of proper hand washing with soap to several...

Tue Oct 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Aginighan for burial Jan 25

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By Emma Amaize WARRI—FORMER acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Power Aginighan, who died in a fatal crash with his son, Tam, and police orderly on...

Tue Oct 23rd, 2018     Read More →

CBN revokes 9 micro-finance banks’ licences in Niger

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The National Association of Micro Finance Banks on Monday said that nine out of the 34 micro finance banks in Niger have lost their operational banking licences. Mr Sado Daniel, North Central...

Mon Oct 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Promotion: We adhered to laid down rules – PSC

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The Police Service Commission (PSC), said it was adhering strictly to rules and regulations guiding appointments, promotions and discipline in the Nigeria Police Force. Head, Press and Public...

Mon Oct 22nd, 2018     Read More →

We are not against Fulani people- Ortom

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said that the people of the state had nothing against Fulani people as it was being insinuated by people out to cause confusion. Ortom “We have lived with the...

Mon Oct 22nd, 2018     Read More →

FG will continue to free Nigeria from ozone-depleting substances -Jibril

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Abuja – The Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, said on Monday that the Federal Government would continue to free the country from ozone-depleting substances. Jibril...

Mon Oct 22nd, 2018     Read More →

2019: Cross River Central vow to vote against APC, PDP

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Many communities that make up the Cross River Central senatorial district have vowed to vote against the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019...

Mon Oct 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Uduaghan: 64 garlands for an indefatigable achiever

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By Julius Akpovire-Enyeh When great men celebrate, even the stars bow in solemn hallow. As the immediate past governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress candidate for Delta South...

Mon Oct 22nd, 2018     Read More →

US invests $24m to boost local enterprises, farming in Nigeria

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA – The United States African Development Foundation, USADF, has invested a total of $24 million in grants to various cooperative societies to boost the growth of local...

Mon Oct 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Agric sector loses N20bn annually due to lack of insurance cover

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By Rosemary Onuoha farm NIGERIA’s agricultural sector losses about N20 billion annually due to failure of insurance companies to create products to cover small farmers. Stakeholders in the...

Mon Oct 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Kaduna crisis: El-Rufai imposes 24-hour curfew on Kaduna metropolis

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…IGP deploys AIG, 4 PMF, others to restore peace ..Says 22 suspects arrested, in custody By Kingsley Omonobi & Joseph Erunke, with agency report KADUNA—Kaduna State Government,...

Mon Oct 22nd, 2018     Read More →