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Police arrest cattle rustlers in Niger State, recover over N1m

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By Wole Mosadomi – Minna Niger State Police Command has arrested two cattle rustlers said to have been terrorising people of Kotonkoro Community and its environs in Mariga Local Government...

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Border closure: IMF tacitly backs Nigeria, urges speedy resolution of issue

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed tacit support for the closure of Nigeria’s land borders to its neighbours over issues bordering on illegal trade. IMF Mr Abebe Selassie,...

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Ondo Gov Absence From State: PDP demands true health status

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Dayo Johnson Akure The opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state and the state government weekend had an argument over the alleged ill-health and whereabouts of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu...

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APC Chairmen applauds Buhari’s directive on audit of NDDC

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By Ochuko Akuopha CHAIRMEN of All Progressives Congress, APC, from South-South and South-East States have applauded directive of President Muhammadu Buhari for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta...

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Group flays Umahi’s decision to establish herders’ settlement in Ebonyi

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The Organisation of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (OESID) has criticised the decision of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi to establish grazing reserve settlements for herdsmen in the...

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PANDEF decries worsening infrastructure in the Niger Delta

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Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has bemoaned the poor condition of critical infrastructure in the Niger Delta region, particularly roads, calling on the Federal Government and relevant MDAs, to give...

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NDDC: Niger Delta Govs in no position dictate to Buhari – HOSCON

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By Emma Amaize, Warri The Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSCON, has said it is inappropriate for Governors of South-South states, who they accused of mismanaging 13 percent Derivation Fund, to...

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How we’re securing pipelines, nation’s economy — Okunbor, Ocean Marine boss

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By Ediri Ejoh The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, while speaking at a conference in Abuja recently disclosed that the corporation...

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Ufot Ekaette: A Celebration of Meritocracy in Service

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Reviewer: Sam Akpe Authoritative, well researched and graciously historical are the words that best describe the book, Ufot Joseph Ekaette: a Celebration of Meritocracy in Service. It is a...

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Children who may die after surviving Boko Haram attacks

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…Severe malnutrition hits Borno, Adamawa, Yobe By Chioma Obinna Not many Nigerians are aware of the devastating impact of insurgency in the North-East. While many people talk about killings,...

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OML 25 OCCUPATION: ‘Some of us gave birth to babies here!’

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…N-Deltans set new standard for prosecuting resource control By Egufe Yafugborhi For two years, resolute host communities to Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25 in Akuku Toru Local Government Area...

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CRUDE IN THE NORTH: Oil may threaten nation’s ‘food basket’

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…Cautions optimism as experts speak By Michael Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, announced, last weekend, that it has discovered crude oil, gas and condensates in the...

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How el-Rufai, Police rescued 147 from another Kaduna Islamic Rehabilitation centre

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Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Saturday led a team of policemen on an impromptu visit to Malam Niga’s rehabilitation Centre at Rigasa Community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State...

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El-Rufai leads police to raid another torture home in Kaduna, rescues 147 inmates

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Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Saturday led a team of policemen on an impromptu visit to Malam Niga’s rehabilitation Centre at Rigasa Community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State...

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Niger Delta leaders hail Buhari’s directive on forensic audit of NDDC

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By Ochuko Akuopha Niger Delta Leaders & Stakeholders Development Movement has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his directive for a forensic audit of the activities and projects...

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