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2019: Nigerians will re-elect Buhari for second term — Okiemute

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By Lucky Oji Former member, Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Essien Benjamin Okiemute, is a prominent leader and founding member of the All Progressives Congress APC in the state. Chief...

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Offshore institutional investors have demonstrated their confidence in Nigeria’s economy – Iriase

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By Simon Ebegbulem,Benin-City Hon. Pally Iriase is the Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives and member representing Owan Federal Constituency of Edo State in the House. In this...

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Slave Trade: The 21st Century menace

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Nearly half a decade ago, the funeral of a promising young man who died in the desert was held somewhere in the southeast. Obumneme, that was his name, was travelling to Europe in search of...

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Policing Warri with CCTV cameras

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By Egufe Yafugborhi Inside the Warri ‘B’ Division of the Nigeria Police, officers and men, working in concert with the civil populace under the jurisdiction, are redefining policing....

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Nigeria sinking under APC say Jonathan, Atiku, others

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Prominent Nigerians including former President, Goodluck Jonathan and erstwhile Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Saturday, took the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

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No better alternative to PDP – Aliyu

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The Former chairman ‘Governorship Forum’ for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and Ex- Governor of Niger State, Dr Babangida Aliyu, has said that Nigerians had realised that there was...

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Shell woes global innovators to fix Nigeria’s energy sector

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Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is assembling some of the best global innovators to find solutions to the energy challenges in Nigeria. Shell engineer SPDC’s General Manager...

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Photos: PDP 2017 National Convention

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National Chairmanship aspirant, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi addressing journalists during the PDP 2017 National Convention at the Eagle Square, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida Security operatives...

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AnnKio Briggs attacks Buhari’s aide over comments on Atiku

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By Perez Brisibe FORMER Minister for Environment and Niger Delta activist, AnnKio Briggs, Saturday took a swipe at the Personal Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta...

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PDP convention: We will fight corruption by fighting poverty – Aliyu

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Abuja – A former Governor of Niger, Babangida Aliyu, says the party will fight corruption, to reduce poverty in the country. He made this known in a goodwill message at the Peoples...

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PDP Convention: Drummers, petty traders in uncontrollable frenzy

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- As delegates gather to elect members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), drummers, praise singers and petty traders were in...

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Security Council authorizes UN support for G5 Sahel troops

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The Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution authorizing UN peacekeepers in Mali to provide logistical and operational support to the new G5 Sahel anti-jihadist force there. UN...

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Breaking: PDP suspends Buruji Kashamu

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The National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended Senator Buruji Kashamu for a period of one month. The party in a Tweet on its official Twitter handle...

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All set for PDP convention as Ifeanyi Okowa arrives Eagle Square

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- All is now set for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention at the Eagle Square, Abuja. The purpose of the convention is to elect new members of the National...

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We can’t have peace unless we practice true federalism — Joseph Evah

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Comrade Joseph Evah is the coordinator, Ijaw Monitoring Group, IMG. In this interview, Evah bares his mind on the need for Nigeria to have true federalism arguing that there can’t be peace...

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