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2019: Kalu canvasses for bloc votes for Buhari in Katsina

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has canvassed for massive and total bloc vote for President Muhammadu...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari is president today because we have a generation that forgets history —Odinkalu 

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Chidi Odinkalu needs no introduction to those familiar with Nigerian legal terrain. A professor of Law, he served as Chairman, Governing Council of Nigeria’s National Human Rights...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Kingibe:The man who ate his cake and kept it

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One of the selling points used to market the political aspiration of President Muhammadu Buhari in the past was the claim that he was not the run of the mill politician. Buhari’s frugal...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

APC Convention and the last options before the nPDP

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The June 23 national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC could well be the last option before members of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party nPDP bloc within the ruling...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Ijaw group laments killings in N’Delta

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IJAW Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, an Ijaw rights group in Delta State, weekend, said the Nigeria Army constituted the biggest danger to survival of Ijaw people in the Niger Delta region....

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki and Offa Bank Robbery: Before the Innocent is convicted

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Permit me to say loud and clear that the recent revelations by the Nigerian Police under the leadership of IGP Ibrahim Idris, linking the Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Community participation in petroleum operation will create jobs, economy – CSO, LABOUR

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BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME WARRI – Federal government has been urged to allow communities in the Niger Delta participate actively in equity ownership of petroleum operations , noting that this will...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Niger State Ag Governor calls for tolerance, love, peaceful coexistence among Nigerlites

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Minna- Acting Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Mohammed Ketso, has called on all Nigetlites to continue to coexist peacefully, cultivate the habit of sharing, love and tolerance to all and sundry...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Niger begs FG for intervention in flood disasters, resettlement

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By Wole Mosadomi MINNA—Niger State government has pleaded with the Federal Government for immediate assistance to tackle the flood ravaging the state, especially in the resettlement of...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

For Femi Falana and Kunle Ajibade: Sixty Hurrahs to Courage and Conviction

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By Ogaga Ifowodo I was twenty-three and in the first semester of my final year as a law student at the University of Benin. He was thirty and already a rising star in the legal profession, though...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Eid-El-Fitr: Consevator-General urges Nigerians to patronise National Parks

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Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General, National Parks Service has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of Eid-el-fitr to patronise any of its parks across the country in order to appreciate...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram leader, Shekau’s mother speaks: Everyone knows a mother’s love for her son, but…

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…says he was an almajiri on the streets of Maiduguri Mrs Falmata Abubakar, the mother of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has told newsmen “I did not set my eyes on him since he...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

Gani Fawehinmi was blacklisted by NBA for supporting Buhari – Keyamo

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Director of Strategic Communications, President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has said the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, was blacklisted by Nigerian Bar...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

No plan to postpone APC convention – Ndoma-Egba

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The Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention Committee, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said that the ruling party was not planning to postpone its convention scheduled to...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

June 12: Delta APC hails Buhari, says award historic

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—DELTA State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Chief Cyril Ogodo yesterday said the conferment of the highest national award of Grand Commander of the...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →