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Senate presidency and north-central zone’s mystique

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the majority seats in the Nigerian Senate – at least 62 so far of 109. It is therefore set to produce the Senate president when...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Bello lauds military support to internal security

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Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Saturday applauded the military in complementing the efforts of the police and the civil defence corps in securing lives and property in the state. Gov. Yahaya...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Edo Govt intensifies work on over 140 roads across state

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Despite unanticipated heavy rainfall in the first quarter of the year, occasioned by changes in weather, the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration has intensified work on the over 140 roads...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

IWD: Nestle launches new gender balance acceleration plan in Central and West Africa

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…says more women in the workplace make business sense By Ebunoluwa Sessou As part of efforts to promote gender balance in the workplace, Nestle has launched an ambitious programme called...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Conclude Rivers guber election, declare winner to douse tension, PANDEF tells INEC

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By Emma Amaize PAN Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger-Delta, weekend, called on the Independent National...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Buhari will not interfere – Presidency

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*As intense lobby, nocturnal meetings for senate leadership begin *Group roots for Ahmed Lawan *Enang calls for robust legislature *Says all lawmakers are equal before the law By Henry Umoru AHEAD...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

ADP gives DSS, IGP 48 hours to bring to book, killers of Rep, Temitope

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By Henry Umoru THE National Leadership of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, yesterday gave 48-hour ultimatum to the Director-General, Department of State Services, DSS, the Inspector-General of...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Okrika, Ogu/Bolo women strip, form human shield to stop soldiers hijacking ballots

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Real reason military invaded HM Ateke Tom’s palace – Community leader Politicians entice voters with cooked rice, drink, biscuit in Delta, C’River By Emma Amaize, Regional...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Locational franchise and the Igbo question in Lagos

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By John Owubokiri On February 23, 2019, some hoodlums in Lagos attempted to disrupt voting in the neighbourhoods of Lagos that are occupied predominantly by Igbos. By the way the definition of...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Stop blaming Adjogbe for your political misfortune, group tells Obuiwevbi

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By Festus Ahon ASABA – CONCERNED Ughelli North/Ughelli South Youths for Good Governance, CUNSYGG, has told the House of Assembly candidate of the Accord Party in Ughelli North constituency...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Intense Lobby, nocturnal meetings of APC serving senators, senators – elect

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate where the two presiding officers, the Senate President and the Deputy Senate President would emerge, there have been...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

The Military and Our Elections

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IN line with precedents established by his predecessors, President Muhammadu Buhari ignored court rulings (including the verdict by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos in March...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

9th Senate: Leadership squabble in 8th Senate won’t repeat itself —Senate spokesman

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi (APC, Niger North), has allayed fears of...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Rejoice!!!

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By Donu Kogbara FOR nearly a decade, Imo State has been at the mercy of their APC Governor, Rochas Okorocha, perceived as a bombastic bully. Okorocha has inflicted all manner of outrages on...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

‘My wife asked me to stop robbery, but I had no other job’

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By Wole Mosadomi One of the suspects arrested by Niger State Police command for dispossessing motorcycle owners of their property in Bida Local Government Area of Niger State, Aliyu Aliyu, said...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →