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APC flags off N-East campaign, challenges PDP to open debate

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By Omeiza Ajayi, Dirisu Yakubu & Umar Yusuf THE ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, flagged off its campaign in Yola, Adamawa state, challenging the country’s main...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Ekweremadu, S’East PDP Govs working for Buhari – BMO

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PDP Candidates in Northern Nigeria campaigning for Buhari, says BMO By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The Buhari Media Organisation BMO has hailed what it described as the “legendary...

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2nd Niger Bridge: Contractor sets Feb 28, 2022 completion date

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AWKA—Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra has expressed satisfaction at the standard and pace of work at the 2nd Niger Bridge. Obiano said he was confident that the Federal Government under...

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How 2019 Presidency divided Igbo leaders

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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri Igbo leaders have continued to bare their minds on what they think should be the role the South-East region should play ahead of the 2019 general elections. Igbo Some of...

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Omatsuli’s trial adjourned till Feb 11

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By Onozure Dania The trial of former Executive Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Engineer Tuoyo Omatsuli, over alleged N3.654 billion fraud, before a Federal High Court sitting...

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MOSOP splits into five factions

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…Ogoni clean-up projects caused the crisis—Factional President By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—Battle over who becomes President of Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People,...

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‘President Buhari enjoys acceptability across party lines’

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Abuja – Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s meeting with Ogun Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, alongside the gubernatorial candidate of opposition...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

Health: There’ll be no corruption in use of N55bn BHCPF, Buhari assures Nigerians

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said his administration has put in place mechanisms to prevent the possible diversion of the N55bn Basic Healthcare...

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PDP, Atiku know Buhari is honest – Osinbajo

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Abuja – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and their Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar know that President Muhammadu...

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2nd Niger Bridge to be completed Feb. 2022 – Project Director

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Mr Frederick Weiser, the Project Director, Julius Berger Nig. Ltd. on Tuesday said that the second Niger Bridge would be completed by Feb. 28, 2022. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde...

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IGP Idris appoints Frederick Taiwo as new Force Secretary

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA- THE Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Frederick Taiwo Lakanu, as the new Force Secretary....

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2019 presidency: Why Buhari will win in Delta – Uduaghan

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Immediate-past governor of Delta State and All Progressives Congress 2019 Delta South senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has said that the achievements of President Muhammadu...

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2019 elections: Nobody has mandate to speak for Ijaws – IWC President

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By Emem Idio YENAGOA- AGAINST the backdrop of purported endorsements of some political parties and candidates by a section of some socio-political groups, the President of Ijaw Women Connect, IWC,...

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Our fears for 2019 budget – NECA

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, has expressed fears over the national budget recently presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu...

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2019: Obasanjo’s support for Atiku contradictory – Prof Omatseye

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Professor Jim Omatseye is a retired Professor of Philosophy at the University of Benin, Edo State and a visiting professor in Florida and Miami. In this interview, he calls on Nigerians to vote...

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