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Buratai: Nigerian Army’s symbol of discipline

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By Nkechi Odoma The office of the Chief of Army Staff ( COAS) is powerful anywhere by every yardstick of perception. The occupant of the exalted office, and in the case of Nigeria now, Lt. Gen....

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ERA insists on establishment of $100bn Rehabilitation Fund for N-Delta

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA— Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN has, insisted that the Federal Government should establish $100 billion Rehabilitation Fund...

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2019 Presidential Poll: Why Atiku was not declared winner, INEC tells tribunal

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..says PDP failed to challenge Buhari’s eligibility in court By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed before the Presidential...

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EKWEREMADU: We can’t achieve Biafra attacking Igbo leaders – MASSOB

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…Group apologises to ex-DSP By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- THE Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has condemned and apologised for Saturday’s assault,...

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Flood claims three lives in Niger

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By Wole Mosadomi Three persons have been reportedly washed away by flood after an early morning downpour in Minna, Niger State yesterday. Flood Besides the lives lost, more than five hundred...

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The Omo-Agege factor in S/South

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By Kenny Okotie Never in the history of Nigeria has the South-South risen to the pinnacle of the National Assembly since the return to democratic rule. Omo-agege From his humble beginnings,...

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HERDSMEN ATTACKS: You will weep if you see our people who survived – Benue tribal leader

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•Tells FG: Keep your RUGA money, give us N/C Development Commission By Peter Duru, Makurdi Chief Edward Ujege is the President General of Mdzough U Tiv and the Chairman of Benue tribal...

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OKIEMUTE: The quintessential selfless leader

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By Mike Awhawha A popular Kenya politician, Mwai Kibaki, once said “ Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others”. Hon. Benjamin Essien Okiemute, a retired Navy personnel...

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My reappointment for the good of Delta, Ugborodo — Pirah

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By Abel Kolawole Commissioner for Special Duties in Delta State and Public Relations Officer, PRO, of Ugborodo Community Trust, Mr Mofe Pirah, in this interview, speaks on his reappointment by...

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Niger government to host training for tier 4 courts

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The Niger State Government has announced that it will host a judicial training for Tier 4 Courts in Minna, the state capital. The training which is supported by DFID through Role UK, the London...

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RE: Ooni of Ife and Igbo-Yoruba Relationship

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By Chris Onuoha Prince Justice Faloye, president of African Sociocultural Harmony & Enlightenment (ASHE) foundation has found it necessary to respond to the August 11th 2019 article titled...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

How I would have assigned portfolios — Onovo, ex-NCP presidential candidate

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By Chinwoke Akoma Chief Martin Onovo, the presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party, NCP, the party founded by the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi, in the 2019 general elections, speaks on...

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Council of Imams berates CAN Chairman over alleged politicization of security issues in Kaduna

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Kaduna State Council of Imams and Ulama, on Saturday, reacted to recent comments by the state Chairman of CAN, Rev. Joseph Hayab on the security challenges in the state. The Council’s...

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Buhari’s decision that changed Boko Haram’s narrative

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By David Onmeje A South African adage says;” Even an ant can hurt an elephant.” So, on May 29, 2015, when President Muhammadu Buhari took the oath of office as Nigeria’s...

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Arrest of our members in Ebony a lie designed to mask horrors of RUGA implementation – IPOB

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Nnewi – The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Saturday alleged that the ongoing mass arrest of landowners in Ebonyi State, and labelling them as IPOB members are to...

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