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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 →

Nigeria ‘ll continue to deepen relationship with her allies – Buhari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured Nigeria that will continue to deepen relationships with her allies, particularly those with whom she shares...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

Sinachi Farms’ $15.6m plantain, yam flour plant ready October 2019 — Oparaugo

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Sinachi Farms Limited has set an October 2019 deadline for the completion of its $15.6 million plantain and yam flour plant. The plant which would occupy about 2,200 square metres, would be built...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

Firm set to provide N’Delta communities with clean drinking water

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- A firm called Safewater Energy and Environmental Restoration Ltd, SWEER, yesterday, disclosed its readiness to provide Niger Delta communities with clean drinking water....

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

Hope rekindled with honour for MKO Abiola

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IRRESPECTIVE of whatever legal and political reservations being advanced, we are convinced that the Federal Government has done the right thing by officially recognising the late Chief Moshood...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

18-yr-old boy disguises as woman to defraud men

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By Wole Mosadomi Minna—An 18-year-old boy, Shamsu Abubakar, disguising as a lady and arrested by Police in Minna, Niger State, said he has defrauded many men who he had seduced with feminine...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

MKO Abiola: Proceed to restructure Nigeria, Cecilia Ibru urges Buhari

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By Godwin Oghre Sapele —Co-founder of Michael and Cecilia Ibru University Agbarha-Otor, Delta State, Dr Cecilia Ibru, has expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari on the national...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

Amassoma crisis: Dickson swears in 6-member commission of inquiry

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has sworn in a six-member Commission of Inquiry to ascertain the immediate and remote causes of the civil disturbances...

Thu Jun 14th, 2018     Read More →

Group extols Nigerians for faith, tenacity in Democracy

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The 1001+ Voices Initiative for People Empowerment, a non-governmental organisation, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for finally upholding the sanctity of annulled June 12, 1993 presidential...

Wed Jun 13th, 2018     Read More →

APC UK says Buhari has political will for decisions in nation’s interest

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The United Kingdom chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) said President Muhammadu Buhari unlike others before him, had the political will to take decisions in the nation’s...

Wed Jun 13th, 2018     Read More →

Dokubo pledges to reintegrate ex-agitators

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Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), on Wednesday, promised that trained Niger Delta Ex-agitators would be reintegrated through effective empowerment for...

Wed Jun 13th, 2018     Read More →

Okowa lauded for construction of Bomadi high tension power tower

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By Onozure Dania House of Representatives member, Mr Nicholas Mutu, has hailed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State for the ongoing construction of a high tension power tower across River...

Wed Jun 13th, 2018     Read More →