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Female judges and gender stereotypes

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By Richard Akinnola The first salvo was fired last year by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) when the anti-graft body sent a letter to the Chief Judge of the Federal High...

Sat Jun 1st, 2019     Read More →

How Buhari can stop agitations for Nigeria’s disintegration — Attah

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo Obong Victor Attah was the civilian governor of Akwa Ibom state from 1999-2007. He is also referred to by many as the father of Resource Control. In this interview with...

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FOUR YEARS AFTER: Buhari in the eyes of critics, supporters

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ON May 29, 2015, history was made in Nigeria when an opposition political party took over the seat of power from an incumbent president.Before the tsunami that swept away...

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Alhaji Kola Animasaun: 1939

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For 19 years Alhaji Kola Animasaun held sway in Vanguard first as Chief Sub-edtor and later as Chairman of the Editorial Board. He was variously in Tribune, Sketch and was already an editor with...

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Participate in politics, Wike tells Christians

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has appealed to Christian leaders to participate in the political process to help in the development of the country. Speaking during a courtesy visit by...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

Buhari Govt should privatize govt-owned refineries – BudgIT

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…deregulate the Petroleum Downstream Sector BudgIT has called on President Buhari to privatize all government-owned refineries while also fully deregulate the petroleum downstream sector. A...

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Reps speakership: 195 members-elect sign for Bago

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—The support base of Mohammed Bago, a frontline contender to the speakership of the House of Representatives of the incoming 9th National Assembly may have...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

INSECURITY: Don’t withdraw licensed guns, Reps tell Buhari

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu •Say that will expose innocent Nigerians to more danger •Insist Executive order can’t override Act of Parliament •Urge President to sign National...

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FG advises South African Govt to invest in Nigeria’s gas sector

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Lagos – The Federal Government on Thursday advised South African Government to invest in the Nigeria’s gas sector, which it said currently worth $50 billion (N18 trillion) and with a...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

DR Congo army displays 23 ‘militants’ killed in combat in north

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The Congolese army on Thursday displayed 23 corpses it said were the bodies of militants killed in combat in the east, where the Islamic State also claimed an attack on the military. Congo The...

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Face business of governance, group charges Wike

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The Rivers Progressive Council (RPC) has asked Nyesom Wike, governor of the state, to “stop ranting” and face business of governance. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike RPC...

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NACA seeks prevention of new HIV infections

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..Plans 90% viral load reduction by 2020 By Sola Ogundipe & Chioma Obinna The outcome of the preliminary findings of the Nigerian HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey, NAIIS, has revealed that...

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Don cautions NNPC, oil & gas firms microbial corrosion

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The Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Petroleum and Resources, FUPRE, Engr. (Prof) Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, has charged the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and other oil...

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Rivers State remains safe for business and development, says Wike

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State is safe for productive economic activities for the empowerment of the people. Nyseom Wike He described as unfortunate failed...

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Expert urges FG to implement community engagement standards in Niger Delta

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Oil and Gas expert, Meka Olowola, has urged the Federal Government to review its strategy and approach to conflict resolution as it pertains to the oil-rich Niger Delta region by implementing the...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →