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The crude factor in our budget – By Sonny Atumah

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President Muhammadu Buhari last week presented the Appropriation Bill of N8.6 trillion for 2018 fiscal year to a joint session of the National Assembly. Dubbed Budget of Consolidation, the...

Sat Nov 18th, 2017     Read More →

Science education: NNPC partners with WAEC as Delta State wins 2017 National Quiz Competition 

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The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has expressed the commitment of the Corporation to science education. Group Managing Director...

Sat Nov 18th, 2017     Read More →

The Life and Times of Bob Ogbuagu

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By Dr. Orji Ogbonnaya Orji All roads lead to Umukabia, Umuahia, on Saturday 18th of November 2017 as Nigerians from far and near travel to Abia State Capital to bid fare well to one of...

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Anambra guber: Delta restricts movement on Niger Bridge

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The Delta Police Command has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement between Delta and Anambra states through the Niger Bridge with effect from mid-night of Friday. The Commissioner of...

Fri Nov 17th, 2017     Read More →

Anambra poll: Delta Police command restricts vehicular movement ,12 mid-night

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The Delta Command of the Nigeria Police has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement between Delta and Anambra through the Niger Bridge, with effect from 12 mid-night on Friday. The...

Fri Nov 17th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari’s visit to South-East will offer greater opportunity — Muslim Ummah

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The Muslim Ummah Council of Nigeria (MUCON) South-East chapter has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the region would offer greater opportunity, urging the Igbo to consolidate...

Fri Nov 17th, 2017     Read More →

Ahmadiyya Engineers, Architects provide water, light to 25 villages

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The International Association of Ahmadi Architects and Engineers (IAAAE) have started the installation of solar power devices to illuminating villages or rural communities that never had...

Fri Nov 17th, 2017     Read More →

Former Niger Gov., Aliyu, docked for money laundering

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Minna – Former Niger governor Babangida Aliyu was on Thursday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Minna on charge of money laundering.Aliyu Babangida The ex governor was arraigned...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

NDDC, SMEDAN, BHIIP join forces against unemployment

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By Jimitota Onoyume NIGER Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has signed a memorandum of understanding, MoU, with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN and a private...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Reps probe Second Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway contract

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*halt army’s plan to stop admission of female cadets into NDA By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- House of Representatives on Thursday mandated its Committee on Works to investigate the nature of...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Obiano’s imprints on security

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NIGERIA is a country of surprises. Each time things seem to take a turn for the worse, some surprise development will occur to raise hope in the future of our country. This has happened over and...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

We’ll probe disbursement of revenue to oil communities – AGF

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… as IRDC takes protests to FG By Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA: The Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami has assured the oil producing communities of Niger Delta that the...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Reps to probe concession agreement on 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Express Way

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The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the nature of contracts and concession arrangements between the Federal Government and private entities on the second Niger bridge and the...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Anambra poll: Security tightened after ‘Biafran boycott’ call

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Voters in Anambra state, southeast Nigeria, go the polls to elect a new governor this weekend, with security tight after a call from a pro-Biafran group for people to boycott the polls.Governor...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Benedict Peters, Ahmad Ahmad: Two leaders with one vision for African football

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The partnership between Aiteo and CAF is sure to deepen football on the African continent, Bonny Kant writes. When Ahmad Ahmad became the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)...

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