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Oba Ewuare II: Towards a Benin Renaisance

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ON October 20, it will exactly be one year that Omo n’ Oba n’ Edo, UKU AKPOLOKPOLO, Ewuare the Second, Oba of Benin, ascended the majestic throne of his forefathers. October 20, 2016...

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Why steel imports doesn’t make sense – Austin-Peters

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By Naomi Uzor D r. Timi Austen-Peters is the Chairman of Dorman D r. Timi Austen-Peters is the Chairman of Dorman Long Engineering Limited, the fabricators’ of first Niger Bridge. In this...

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IYC to NPA: Resolve your issues with Intels peacefully

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By Egufe Yafugborhi & Emem Idio Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, IYC, Worldwide, has called on the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, to peacefully resolve its differences with the management of...

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NPA vs INTELS: Reps divided along party lines

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA — LAWMAKERS in the House of Representatives were, yesterday, divided along party lines over allegation of unlawful termination of...

Thu Oct 19th, 2017     Read More →

Ogoni clean-up won’t be abandoned —Senate

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By Daud Olatunji THE Senate Committee on Environment has assured that the ongoing clean-up in Ogoni community in Rivers State would not be abandoned. A member of the Senate Committee, Senator...

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Nigerian Army: Taking asymmetric security challenge by the horns

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When Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai pensively declared in his speech at the ongoing summit on security in Abuja that “Insurgency remains...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Nat. Stadium Swimming pool host Africa Junior Championship

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There was excitement among members of the Nigeria Aquatic Federation as the National Stadium Lagos Olympic size swimming pool which has been dormant for the past 18 years was announced as the host...

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Read Nigerian Senate’s proceedings for Wednesday 18th October, 2017

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Below is Nigerian Senate’s proceeding for Wednesday 18th October, 2017. Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Deputy Senate President, Ike...

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Two former presidents, IBB, Jonathan in closed door meeting in Minna

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By Wole Mosadomi Minna-Immediate past president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Wednesday held a closed door meeting with former military president,General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida at his uphill...

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Consultant urges govt/media partnership on youth development

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A media consultant, Adebisi Boboye, has called on the three tiers of government to partner with the mass media to inculcate the right values in young people. Boboye told newsmen on Wednesday in...

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No new ideas about Buhari and Ndigbo

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Last Friday’s interaction between President Muhammadu Buhari and Igbo leaders could have been the beginning of a fresh engagement between two hitherto...

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ICPC seeks Niger rural communities’ support in anti-graft war

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), has urged rural communities in Niger to support the fight against corruption. “We have embarked on a crusade...

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Some old farmers do not know rudiments of farming, ‘We want to meet them one on one’ – Olusiji

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Indorama Eleme Fertiliser and Chemicals Limited, one of the largest fertiliser blending plants in Africa, says it is conducting free soil testing for farmers to identify the nutrient status of...

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Herdsmen, farmers sign peace pact in Niger

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Herdsmen and farmers in Mashegu Local government Area of Niger have signed a peace agreement to stop clashes among them. Alhaji Abdullahi Babayo, Director-General of Nomadic Affairs Agency in the...

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APC congratulates Buhari, renames Amaechi, Mr. Railway of Nigeria

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Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) after due consideration of the massive rail-line projects nationwide under the present APC led Federal Government congratulates President...

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