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2023: Buhari will not handpick his successor, says Lukman

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Salihu Lukman Spirit of political contest now very high in APC Dr. Salihu Lukman, the Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), in this interview with ADAMU ABUH, says despite...

Mon Nov 30th, 2020     Read More →

OPU blames insecurity on nepotism, ethnicity in security architecture

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A South-West socio-political group, Oodua Progressive Union (OPU), said that the escalating insecurity in the country was as a result of the poor security architecture under the administration of...

Mon Nov 30th, 2020     Read More →

CBN injects N25b to fund cassava value chain in 2020

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cassavaThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, said it is injecting N25b into the cassava value chain this year. The move, according to the Apex bank is to curb $600m spent on the...

Sun Nov 29th, 2020     Read More →

Ardo asks Senate to sack Abbo to protect Nigeria’s constitution

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[FILES] Senate President Ahmad Lawan PHOTO: TwitterThe Adamawa State governorship aspirant under the banner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019, Dr. Umar Ardo, has urged the Senate...

Sun Nov 29th, 2020     Read More →

ASUU strike: Before the brain drain again

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[files] ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi. Photo: UNAABWe all just need to freeze our fixation on other subjects of urgent national importance at this time to discuss the plight of teachers,...

Sun Nov 29th, 2020     Read More →

Things may bhecome worse if govt doesn’t act on Nigerians’ cries, Sultan warns

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Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero (left); Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi; Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar 111 at the 5th...

Sat Nov 28th, 2020     Read More →

Government, ABU move to forestall attacks, kidnapping in varsity

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Ahmadu Bello University • Akeredolu Laments Insecurity As Kidnappers Kill Oba Adegoke, Abduct CoS’ Wife The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of...

Sat Nov 28th, 2020     Read More →

WAEC fees: Ondo government takes over payment in public schools

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AkeredoluGov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says the state government has concluded plan to pay the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination fees for students in public schools in...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC records 169 new infections, total now 66,974

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NCDC centerThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 169 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

FG disburses N10b Survival Funds to 101,567 beneficiaries nationwide

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The Federal Government said it has so far disbursed about N10billion from the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) Survival Funds, to 101,567 beneficiaries till date, as part of commitment...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

Senate wants Lagos, others to get 1% of VAT allocation over violence, looting

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Nigerian Senate on Tuesday called on the federal government to allocate one percent of the Value Added Tax to states affected by violence and looting that ended the EndSars protests. Biodun...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

#EndSARS Protest: Counting the losses and the gains

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Days after the abrupt end of the two weeks #EndSARS protest that rocked Nigeria, Africa’s economic powerhouse is now regaining its momentum despite sliding into a second economic recession...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

Ondo Deputy Speaker impeached

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Barely 24 hours after the Ondo State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Kolawole Olawoye, was sacked, the Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji, has been impeached by the Assembly. Iroju, who...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

Investors shun four South West states

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Except for Lagos and Ogun states, the downward trend of Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) to South West states has exposed the inability of their governments to make their environments...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

Mahmood Yakubu: The task ahead

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Mahmood Yakubu Mahmood Yakubu, Professor of Political History and International Studies is a man of history. He was the first man to earn a first class degree in History from the University of...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →