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FG’s hostile measures escalate tension in N’Delta — A’Ibom stakeholders

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By Chioma Onuegbu ABAK- STAKEHOLDERS at Akwa Ibom State have detected that unfriendly actions taken by the Federal Government to abate conflicts in the Niger Delta region, especially military...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Team Nigeria names 21 for African Skating Championship

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21 skaters are to represent Team Nigeria at the 2017 African Skating Championship holding from December 6 to 10 in Lome, Togo. Unveiling the team yesterday at the National Stadium in Lagos,...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Okorocha swears-in 28 commissioners, 27 LG transition C’ttee chairmen

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Governor Rochas Okorocha has Sworn-in Twenty-Eight (28) new Commissioners and Twenty-Seven (27) Transition Committee Chairmen of the 27 Local Government Councils in the State, telling them that...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Terrorism; Buratai urges commanders to remain focus to curtail traces of insurgency

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai charged field commanders to remain focused toward containing the traces of insurgency still being recorded. Buratai made the remark on Monday, while...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Anambra Election: Why Buhari cannot do much about vote-buying – Lai Mohammed

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor The minister of information, culture and tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, a lawyer and public relations expert in this interview reviews developments in the...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

ARMS: N-Delta govs meet security chiefs, Wednesday

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FOLLOWING the quality of weapons recovered from ex- warlords in Ondo State, last week, security chiefs and governors of the Niger Delta region are billed for a security meeting on...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Chairmanship: IBB decries money politics

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…Warns against ‘sale’ of chairmanship position By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (retd), has enjoined delegates to this...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Okowa urges Niger Deltans to sustain existing peace in the region

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DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has urged the people of Niger Delta to sustain the existing peace in the region. The Governor made the call at the weekend while delivering an...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

FG appoints Abdul Zubair to replace Gwarzo as Ag SEC DG

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By Favour Nnabugwu Federal Government of Nigeria has appointed Dr. Abdul Zubair as the acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to replace the suspended Mr Mounir H....

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Cairo Ojougboh in APC

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By Frank Igwebueze He has now embarked on a one-man riot squad – the arrowhead of a campaign of calumny against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to feed a phantom political rivalry and his vain...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Amb. Ngozi Kachickwu: Mobilizing one million to march against violence

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On the heels of a report that millions of Nigerians in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) may face food crisis in 2018 following insurgency, flood, windstorm, dry spell, early...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

It’s do-or-die! Trafficked Nigerians’ route to slavery, deaths in Libya, Mediterranean

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BY Victoria Ojeme , with UNICEF report Almost one month after 26 women and girls, believed to be Nigerians, were allegedly murdered while attempting to cross the Mediterranean, the news has...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Why Atiku’s exit is dangerous for the APC – Charles Idahosa

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• ‘Only a fool will say Obaseki has not done well in Edo’ BY SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY Chief Charles Idahosa is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

2019 and the Delta progressives

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Emerhor decision to put his ambition aside so that APC would pick a candidate in line with the existing power rotation order would restore the pride of Urhobo and should be applauded. It is the...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Russia 2018 WC: Eagles’ll be surprise team of group D, says Rohr

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Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has acknowledged that his team face a difficult task in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, following the Draw on Friday, but he has assured that the Eagles will...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →