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Niger government to host training for tier 4 courts

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The Niger State Government has announced that it will host a judicial training for Tier 4 Courts in Minna, the state capital. The training which is supported by DFID through Role UK, the London...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

RE: Ooni of Ife and Igbo-Yoruba Relationship

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By Chris Onuoha Prince Justice Faloye, president of African Sociocultural Harmony & Enlightenment (ASHE) foundation has found it necessary to respond to the August 11th 2019 article titled...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

How I would have assigned portfolios — Onovo, ex-NCP presidential candidate

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By Chinwoke Akoma Chief Martin Onovo, the presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party, NCP, the party founded by the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi, in the 2019 general elections, speaks on...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Council of Imams berates CAN Chairman over alleged politicization of security issues in Kaduna

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Kaduna State Council of Imams and Ulama, on Saturday, reacted to recent comments by the state Chairman of CAN, Rev. Joseph Hayab on the security challenges in the state. The Council’s...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s decision that changed Boko Haram’s narrative

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By David Onmeje A South African adage says;” Even an ant can hurt an elephant.” So, on May 29, 2015, when President Muhammadu Buhari took the oath of office as Nigeria’s...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Arrest of our members in Ebony a lie designed to mask horrors of RUGA implementation – IPOB

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Nnewi – The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Saturday alleged that the ongoing mass arrest of landowners in Ebonyi State, and labelling them as IPOB members are to...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

FG directs solicitor to appeal N9bn UK Judgement: Full Text

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The Federal Government has directed its Solicitor-General to appeal the ruling by Justice Butcher of the UK Commercial Court that an Irish company P&ID can seize Nigeria’s assets worth...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

I killed my lover’s father in self defense — 29- year-old man reveals

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By Esther Onyegbula A 29-year-old man, Efosa Omodude, has revealed that he killed his lover’s father in self defence in Sanga area of Kaduna State. Efosa who is currently on the run, said...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

How they  destroyed  Nigeria – Mbazulike Amaechi

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Nigeria Only surviving Igbo zikist opens up on: •Ojukwu’s blunders that caused the civil war •What he did to Zik, M. I. Okpra, K. O. Mbadiwe, Akanu Ibiam, other Igbo...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

At 78, Okowa hails IBB for creating Delta state

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Okowa Delta Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, as he clocks 78 years on Aug. 17. A-Ibom youths protest lack of electricity,...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Tribunal: You lack credentials to be President, Atiku tackles Buhari

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Atiku By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, has taken a fresh wipe at President Muhammadu Buhari,...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Osinbajo blast DisCos for underperforming

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By Daud Olatunji Abeokuta—Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday berated the Power Distribution Companies, DisCos, accusing them of underperforming. Osinbajo Osinbajo stated this yesterday...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

MOSOP raises alarm over killings in Ogoni communities

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Port Harcourt—Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, has raised the alarm over the spate of cult-related violence and killings in some communities in Ogoni land. Protesting Ogoni...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

A remarkable uncle

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SENATOR Gbene (Chief) Cyrus Nwidonane Nunieh was born in Beeri, Ogoni, on February 5, 1930, and quietly passed away aged 98 last year. His was not an easy start in life, but he was too...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Temi Harriman backs Omo-Agege on relocation of oil companies

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Former member of the House of Representatives, Temi Harriman has expressed concern over the desertion of the Niger Delta by multi-national oil companies and lauded the proposal by the Deputy...

Thu Aug 15th, 2019     Read More →