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Senate session on Kachikwu/Baru face-off: Again, another one bites the dust

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BY HENRY UMORU THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Group Managing Director, GMD, Mr. Maikanti Baru, is in the eye of the storm. This may probably not be the best of times for the...

Sun Oct 8th, 2017     Read More →

57 years of Independence

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1st of October was a muted affair across the diaspora and in many households in Nigeria. It helps to be honest that, in the last couple of decades, there has been nothing of note to celebrate. ...

Sun Oct 8th, 2017     Read More →

The battle for Nigeria’s independence was fought on the streets of Lagos – Okunnu

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Restructuring: ‘FG should take only 20% of the Federation Account, not 52%’ Alhaji Olufemi Okunnu, SAN, CON, a Federal Commissioner for Works under the Gowon administration, takes a...

Sun Oct 8th, 2017     Read More →

NEMA announces death of North-East coordinator

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The Management of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday announced the death of its North-East Zonal Coordinator, Alhaji Abdulsalam Muhammed. Mr Sani Datti, the Head Media and...

Fri Oct 6th, 2017     Read More →

Mrs Buhari declares malnutrition as emergency

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Abuja – The Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, on Thursday declared the increasing rate of malnutrition in the country as “a state of emergency’’.Wife of the...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

We’re determined to stop illegal mining, says NSCDC chief

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it is determined to put a stop to illegal mining in the country in spite of the myriad of challenges. The Commander General of the corps,...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

Businessman docked for allegedly fondling lady’s breast

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A businessman, Shehu Mohammadu, was on Thursday docked at a Jos Upper Area Court in Plateau for allegedly fondling a lady’s breast in public. Mohammadu, 44, was arraigned for committing acts...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

Plateau Govt. recruits 5,253 teachers to enhance quality education

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Jos – The Plateau Government on Thursday said it had recruited 5,253 ad hoc teachers as part of efforts to address shortage of teachers in the state.Gov. Lalong The Executive Chairman, State...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

Woman’s Own examines women’s role as deputy governors

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By Josephine Agbonkhese & Chris Onuoha IN Nigeria’s 57 years as an independent country, while no woman has ever attained the position of president, vice-president or even been elected...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

When Northerners came to Igboland calling for peace

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IN search for peace and the need to protect the sovereignty of Nigeria, Northern representatives visited Igboland to beg for understanding in keeping Nigeria as one united nation. Seventeen...

Wed Oct 4th, 2017     Read More →

Judicial malpractice: Zamfara sacks judge over N200,000 bribe

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—National Judicial Council, NJC, has constituted a panel to investigate 15 High Court judges over alleged involvement in acts of judicial corruption. Among the...

Tue Oct 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Judicial Malpractice: NJC sets up panel to probe 15 High Court Judges

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… 2 CJs under investigation, as Zamfara sacks Judge over N200, 000 bribe By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The National Judicial Council, NJC, has constituted panels to investigate 15 High...

Mon Oct 2nd, 2017     Read More →

We must accept our common citizenship – Victor Attah

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I clearly remember that night, as a young student of architecture, armed with a letter of introduction from my departmental head in the Nigeria College of Arts, Science and Technology, in Zaria,...

Mon Oct 2nd, 2017     Read More →

‘Stop spreading rumors that will cause tension, confusion and violence’

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As Nigerians celebrate the nation’s 57th Independence Day, the Plateau Police Command has warned residents against spreading rumors that could cause tension, confusion and violence. The...

Sun Oct 1st, 2017     Read More →

Nigerian Independence day: Full Text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech

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Nigerian Independence day October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the...

Sun Oct 1st, 2017     Read More →