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Buhari’s quest for a peaceful Niger Delta

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•Traditional rulers, key stakeholders parley with an Amnesty Programme in Lagos to move oil region forward •Pledge support for FG Niger Delta leaders in a group photograph with Special...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

God, help; Nigerians are hungry more than ever before – CAN leader

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The Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Niger State Chapter, Rev. Mathias Echioda, says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigerians. Echioda scored the...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest son for allegedly killing father – CP

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The Niger Police Command has arrested one Abubakar Turuwa of Pissa village of Borgu Local Government Area for allegedly killing his father, Turuwa Ibrahim, over sharing of cattle. Commissioner of...

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →

Bashir Yusuf, not our national chairman —PDM State chairmen

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TWENTY-FIVE Chairmen of the state chapters of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) yesterday disowned Ibrahim Bashir Yusuf, describing him as an impostor. The chairmen who were reacting to...

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →

Nyiam to Buhari: Take cue from how Obama killed Osama bin Laden

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Colonel Tony Nyiam, retired army Colonel, a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee, PAC that packaged the national conference but resigned midway following his altercation with the Edo...

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →

PDP consults with Obasanjo ahead of 2019 polls

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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) is to meet with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Saturday ahead of 2019 polls. The National Chairman of...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Cataclysmic effect of wars

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By Bobson Gbinije “So long as mankind Shall continue to lavish more Praise upon its destroyers than Upon its benefactors, war shall Remain the Chief Pursuit of Ambitious minds” Edward...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

The almajiri as economic refugee

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By Kabiru Muhammed Gwangwazo Last week Wednesday (July 4th) the National Assembly held a Public Hearing on Almajirai. The hearing was by the Senate Committee to tackle the problem of...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

Senate probes Enugu airport runway project

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Senate Chamber By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate has begun probe into the design and construction of the runway of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The senate yesterday asked its...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

Insecurity: Nigeria at war, Reps tell Buhari

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Say security chiefs, IGP have failed Nigerians •Pass 80 resolutions on security issues in 3 years •Set up c’ttee to take data of security personnel in the country •Use...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

NIMASA targets N109bn revenue in 2018 – DG

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Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says the agency is targeting N109 billion as revenue in 2018. He said this while speaking on...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Executive Order No. 6 of 2018: Between corruption and national security

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WHEN he ran to be Nigeria’s president for the fourth time in 2014, Muhammadu Buhari pleaded that he was a converted democrat. Since Nigerians granted him his wish in 2015, he appears to have...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

R-APC petitions INEC to invalidate Oshiomhole, 17 others’ election as APC national officers

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, has petitioned Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to invalidate the election of Comrade Adams...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Ugborodo indigenes protest against JAD over contract in Lagos

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By Udeme Akpan UGBORODO—A community in the Escravos area of Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, yesterday, protested against JAD Catering Services, in Lagos over its alleged...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Edo ex-militants protest non-payment of allowance

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—HUNDREDS of ex-militants, yesterday, took to major streets of Benin, Edo State capital, to protest non-payment of their allowances by the Presidential Amnesty...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →