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PDP Presidential Ticket : PDP senators back Saraki

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By Henry Umoru & Dapo Akinrefon ABUJA— BARELY three weeks to the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to select a presidential candidate for the 2019 election,...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Nigerian, West African sub-regional bikers storm Abakaliki from Sept. 28

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Abakaliki – Nigerian and West African sub-regional motorcycle bikers numbering over 200 are expected in Abakaliki from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 for their annual convention, their association said...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Lalong not defecting to PDP- Commissioner

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Jos – Mr Yakubu Dati, Plateau Commissioner for Information and Communication has said that Gov. Simon Lalong is not planning to defect to Peoples Democraric Party (PDP). Lalong Dati in a...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

NFF Elections and its implication on football future in Nigeria

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As the 2018 Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) elections get underway today (Thursday) in Katsina, there is no doubt that it would only pave the way for further drama in the Nigeria football...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

80-yr-old herbalist, 2 others behead policeman for his eyes

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—An octogenarian herbalist, Hussaini Musa, was, yesterday, paraded by the Katsina State Police Command in connection with the beheading of a Police officer attached to...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Lack of authentic register threatens APC’s primaries

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA —The dispute over the mode of selection of candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for the forthcoming general election is set to take a new twist...

Thu Sep 20th, 2018     Read More →

Maigari faults ‘provisional clearance’

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Former president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari has faulted the ‘provisional clearance’ handed him by the electoral committee for today’s executive...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Three cultists arrested for beheading police officer

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Not fewer than three suspected cultists including an aged herbalist have been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command for killing a police officer, identified...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Phone addiction: Nigerians blame trend for rising immorality

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Nigerians resident in some North-Central States have decried youths addiction to phone usage and blamed the trend for rising cases of fraud and immorality in the society. Smartphones In separate...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Lalong’ll not renege on campaign promises says Dati as residents protest in Jos

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos – The Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Yakubu Dati has assured citizens that the State Governor, Simon Lalong is committed to...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

NFF Elections: Electoral Committee hands Maigari provisional clearance

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The 2018 Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Electoral Committee on Wednesday said it had reached a decision to hand a ‘provisional clearance’ to Aminu Maigari ahead of the upcoming...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau: PDP tasks Mantu, others to find consensus candidate

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong, Jos The Plateau State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has set a five-man Dialogue Committee to discuss with the 10 governorship aspirants on its platform...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen kill 62-yr-old man, injure 3 in Plateau

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong The Police Command in Plateau said gunmen had killed a 62-year-old man, John Atu, and injured three members of his household at Kwall village of Miango District in Bassa...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Dariye picks APC nomination form from prison

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…it’s embarrassing, PDP reacts Jos—Senator Joshua Dariye, who is currently serving a 14-year jail term over financial misdeeds while serving as Plateau State governor, has picked...

Wed Sep 19th, 2018     Read More →

Boosting the Nigeria Economy with the Dredging of the Escravos Channel

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THE Escravos River, a distributary of the Niger River is a 35-mile (56-kilometre) westerly watercourse that traverses zones of mangrove swamps and coastal sand ridges before entering the Bight of...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →