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Okrika, Ogu/Bolo women strip, form human shield to stop soldiers hijacking ballots

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Real reason military invaded HM Ateke Tom’s palace – Community leader Politicians entice voters with cooked rice, drink, biscuit in Delta, C’River By Emma Amaize, Regional...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Locational franchise and the Igbo question in Lagos

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By John Owubokiri On February 23, 2019, some hoodlums in Lagos attempted to disrupt voting in the neighbourhoods of Lagos that are occupied predominantly by Igbos. By the way the definition of...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Stop blaming Adjogbe for your political misfortune, group tells Obuiwevbi

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By Festus Ahon ASABA – CONCERNED Ughelli North/Ughelli South Youths for Good Governance, CUNSYGG, has told the House of Assembly candidate of the Accord Party in Ughelli North constituency...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Intense Lobby, nocturnal meetings of APC serving senators, senators – elect

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate where the two presiding officers, the Senate President and the Deputy Senate President would emerge, there have been...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

The Military and Our Elections

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IN line with precedents established by his predecessors, President Muhammadu Buhari ignored court rulings (including the verdict by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos in March...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

9th Senate: Leadership squabble in 8th Senate won’t repeat itself —Senate spokesman

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi (APC, Niger North), has allayed fears of...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Rejoice!!!

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By Donu Kogbara FOR nearly a decade, Imo State has been at the mercy of their APC Governor, Rochas Okorocha, perceived as a bombastic bully. Okorocha has inflicted all manner of outrages on...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

‘My wife asked me to stop robbery, but I had no other job’

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By Wole Mosadomi One of the suspects arrested by Niger State Police command for dispossessing motorcycle owners of their property in Bida Local Government Area of Niger State, Aliyu Aliyu, said...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki flags off EU/FG water reticulation project in Uromi

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…to serve over 500,000 people in Edo Central Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has flagged off the Uromi-Ugboha Water Reticulation project in Uromi, Esan North East Local Government...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Virtual security: NCC hands over ICT equipment to Nigerian Army

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By Emmanuel Elebeke Abuja—The Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, yesterday, donated a set of ICT equipments to the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies,...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

ANEEJ decorates Obaseki, others with Open Government Champions Award

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The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has decorated Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, with the Open Government Champions Award, for implementing policy actions to...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Dembele out for up to a month, say Barcelona

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Ousmane Dembele could miss Barcelona’s crunch La Liga game against Atletico Madrid after Barcelona confirmed on Thursday he will be out for up to a month with a hamstring...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Amnesty beneficiaries, group congratulate Buhari

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENEFICIARIES of the second phase of the Presidential Amnesty for ex-militants in the Niger Delta, have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory and...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Amnesty office denies allegations of looting, vandalism

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By Prince Okafor LAGOS—The office of the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, yesterday dismissed reports of looting of starter packs and...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

2019 Appropriation Bill: Ashafa calls for speedy consideration, passage

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.Urges FG adequate implementation By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Gbenga Ashafa has called on the Federal Government to ensure quick and frequent...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →