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Where is Tinubu?

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Jagaban Borgu, the title conferred on the leader of warriors in the ancient Borgu Kingdom in Niger State, befits Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the light of his historic political battles and...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

53 traders from Niger Republic die after boat mishap in Kebbi

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Bagudo (Kebbi) – The Chairman of the Bagudo Local Government Council in Kebbi, Alhaji Muhammad Zagga, confirmed on Thursday that no fewer than 53 traders were feared dead in a boat mishap on...

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Buhari’s men battle for Cross River APC leadership

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There is palpable anxiety in the cross River State chapter of the All progressives congress, APC, following the tussle for leadership of the party in the state, with observers asking questions...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

Ripples in N’Delta over threat by RNDA militants

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Group blows hot and cold on Clark FG should ignore RNDA threat- NDRC, 12 other groups Bozimo troubleshooting group working behind the scene to resolve impasse By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor,...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

Produce my son, dead or alive – family of missing Sergeant urges IGP Idris

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The family of Pa Jeremiah Nwankwo of Abala community in Obingwa council area of Abia state has cried out over the whereabouts of their son, Daniel Nwankwo, a Police Sergeant attached to the Anti...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

Adedoyin faults invasion of Kanu’s home

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By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN-The President of Oduduwa University, Dr. Rahmon Adedoyin has condemned the invasion of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s home in...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Python Dance in South East constitutional – Northern Elders Forum

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***Says Ohaneze’s reaction, a vindication of the position of Arewa Youths By Henry Umoru BUJA- THE Northern Elders’ Forum, NEF Friday threw its weight behind Federal government’s...

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NIS deploys armed personnel to prevent illegal migrants to Niger

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in Niger says security has been tightened at the Babana border post in Burgu Local Government Area, against influx of illegal migrants. The Comptroller of NIS...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Internal security: NN trains special force on conventional warfare, air assault

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By Evelyn Usman The Special Boat Service, SBS a special operations unit of the Nigerian Navy have concluded a six months training of military personnel on conventional warfare and air assault,...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Residents groan under heavy flooding of Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

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IN practical demonstration of the unflinching commitment of the present administration in Lagos State, led by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode towards implementing the Strategic Transport Master Plan,...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Bayelsan youths excel

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By Donu Kogbara ACCORDING to Elder Markson Fefegha, Commissioner of Education, the Bayelsa State Government has pledged to continue investing in education because of its strong commitment to...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerian senators are not ‘distinguished’ — Sagay

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By Gabriel Olawale lagos—THE end to the face-off between Nigerian Senators and Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Itse Sagay, SAN, is far from sight....

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

…there is a deliberate sinister agenda by IPOB to provoke soldiers into killing innocent – Presidency

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE presidency Thursday night cautioned the Co-convener of the #BringBackOurGirls Group, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, not to ammunition to any violent group that seems...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Institute to hold town hall meeting to discuss Niger-Delta challenges

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Abuja – The Nigeria Institute of Town Planners (NITP) says its 48th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference will feature town hall meeting to highlight and tackle issues facing the...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

SAN to FG: Depicting Biafra apologists as arch enemies wrong

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…condemns video of soldiers dehumanising IPOB members By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – A constitutional lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Chief Sebastine Hon, on Thursday, said...

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