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Eaglets beat hosts Niger Republic, will face Ghana’s Starlets for ticket to Tanzania

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Abuja – Nigeria were 2-1 winners over hosts Niger Republic on Wednesday in Niamey to book a date with Ghana and rekindle a 67-year-old Nigeria-Ghana rivalry. Eaglets The victory ensured the...

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Boko Haram: How not to belittle Buratai into a neurotic Sack!

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By David Onmeje We are all pretty aware of the so many influences, emotions and sentiments which becloud the senses, each time a Nigerian pens down anything on the ongoing war against insurgency...

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Allegation of doctored delegates’ list rock A’Ibom APC

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By Chioma Onuegbu UYO — A battle of wits has again arisen in the Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) following insinuations of moves to tamper with the statutory...

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Those sacked over raid on Clark’s residence are scapegoats—PANDEF

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says no going back on restructuring By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has challenged the Federal Government to tell Nigerians the truth on who authorized the raid on...

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Air Force tasks ex-militants on peace in Delta

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By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—Nigerian Air Force has urged leaders and ex-militants in the Niger Delta to continue to promote peace, saying they should shun acts capable of overheating the...

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The restructuring Nigeria needs

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By Joshua Adekunle LAST week, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar were at each other’s jugular over ‘restructuring.’Atiku threw...

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Kwankwaso: PDP presidential aspirants must work against post-convention crises

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Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, an aspirant to the PDP presidential ticket, has advised those seeking the ticket to work together so as to avoid an implosion after the national convention. The national...

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Bayelsa Govt reiterates need to build flood shelter stations

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA- BAYELSA State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd) has reiterated the need to build Flood Shelter Stations in all the Local Government Areas of...

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Customs gets new Area Comptroller in Niger

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Mr Abba-Kaseem Yusuf, the new Area Comptroller of the Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) in charge of Niger, Kogi and Kwara Commands has pledged to intensify efforts to collect maximum revenue, while...

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I have no anointed candidates, says Gov. Bello

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Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger says he has no anointed candidate for the 2019 general elections, while the state opted for direct primaries in the best interest of stakeholders. •Gov.Abubakar...

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Ogoni clean-up to commence in October —FG

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT-HARCOURT—THE Federal Government said that the clean-up of Ogoni impacted communities would commence fully in October, this year. Minister of Environment, Ibrahim...

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CSR: Oil firms in N/Delta should learn from Mainstream—Audu

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief ABUJA—OIL companies operating in the Niger Delta can enjoy a peaceful business environment if they implement robust Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR,...

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A-Ibom governorship: I will run single term, says Ekere

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—MANAGING Director, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Obong Nsima Ekere has pledged to run only a single term if he wins the gubernatorial contest in Akwa...

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A misguided raid

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By Rotimi Fasan IN the immediate aftermath of the 31st December, 1983 coup that ousted the Shehu Shagari administration and brought then Major General Muhammadu Buhari into power, a dawn raid was...

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U17 AFCON qualifiers: It’s do or die for Eaglets, Ugbade vows

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Golden Eaglets assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade said the semi-final clash with Niger Republic hosts of the zonal 2019 U17 AFCON will be a must win for the resurgent Nigeria lads. The Eaglets, after...

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