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…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...

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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...

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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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“Sai wahala!”- in Hausa means “there’s big trouble”, exclaims Moustapha

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“Sai wahala!” — in Hausa means “there’s big trouble” — exclaims Zara Moustapha, living with more than 12,000 displaced Nigeriens and refugees from Nigeria...

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…mischief makers out to create disaffection between Jonathan, Dickson – Clark

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Elder statesman Edwin Clark says recent media reports of a rift between former President Goodluck Jonathan and Bayelsa Gov. Seriake Dickson are mischievous.Seriake Dickson & Goodluck...

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Restructuring: APC not working at cross-purposes with NASS, Northern Govs – Panel

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.Releases Thematic Areas, Calls for Memos By Omeiza Ajayi & Stephanie Afer ABUJA: The committee set up by the ruling All Progressives Congress APC to articulate its position on the vexed...

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NECO releases SSCE June/July 2017 results

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The National Examination Council on Thursday released the results for June/July 2017 Senior School Certificate Examination. According to Registrar of the council, Prof. Charles Uwakwe who made the...

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Power sector stinks — Labour

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ORGANISED Labour is alarmed by the huge public funds spent on the nation’s power since 1999, with little or nothing to show for it, besides power outages and crazy bills compounded by crass...

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Kachikwu says nation undergoing massive problems in terms of liquidity, income…

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Abuja – The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Wednesday said Nigeria would get more crude-cut exemption from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries...

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PANDEF/ PNDPC face-off: Suspend talks with claimants to N’Delta representation, NIDCA tells FG

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By Ochuko Akuopha OLEH—NIGER Delta Consultative Assembly, NIDCA, yesterday, told the Federal Government to suspend engagements with all claimants to the mandate of Niger Delta’s...

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‘Makarfi’s intervention has vindicated ex-President Jonathan’

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A Niger Delta rights group, the Ijaw Liberation Movement (ILM) has warned those attacking former President Jonathan for selfish reasons to desist from it, or face the wrath of the entire Niger...

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Biafra: Uwazuruike grounds Onitsha as BIM marks 18th anniversary

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By Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA—Leader and founder of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike yesterday grounded the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra during the celebration...

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Strike: NANS vows to shut down major federal roads next week if

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Laments ASUU, NASU, SSANU, NAAT unions strike By Dayo Adesulu APPARENTLY bothered by the industrial action rocking the education sector, leadership of the National Association of Nigerian...

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Agitators should follow path of law—Omo-Agege

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—THE Senator representing Delta Central senatorial district, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said every Nigerian should feel at home anywhere in the country, urging those...

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Akeredolu debunks Niger Delta delegates’ auto crash death report

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Akure—The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has denied the report that five delegates to the second National Council on Niger Delta died in an auto crash that occurred on...

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