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New Plateau Speaker seeks colleagues’ support to succeed

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Mr Joshua Madaki, the new Speaker of the Plateau House of Assembly has called on his colleagues to support his leadership in order to succeed. Madaki, who was the Chief Whip of the Assembly before...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Osinbajo : Walking the talk

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By Chukwudi Enekwechi WILLIAM Shakespeare must have had a character like Prof. Yemi Osinbajo in mind when he wrote one of his most popular quotes, “Some are born great, some achieve great...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Burden of a government spokesman

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By Ikechukwu Amaechi THE massacre three weeks ago of over 200 Plateau State residents, many of them women and children, elicited diverse responses from within and outside the country. Both the...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

CSO faults FG on number of security men deployed

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THE Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, has decried the large number of security personnel deployed to Ekiti State to provide security in the Saturday’s governorship election...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari condemns attack in Sokoto State, vows to protect Nigerians

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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the July 9 killing of several people, including a district head, in and around the village of Gandi in Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Enenche, Onaiyekan urge Christians to unite in prayer to overcome challenges

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The Senior Pastor, Dunamis International Gospel Centre (DIGC), Dr Paul Enenche, on Wednesday called on all Christians in the country to unite in prayer to overcome the challenges facing...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Impeachment: ‘I have no regrets over my removal’

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Impeached Speaker of Plateau House of Assembly, Mr Peter Azi said on Wednesday that he had no regrets over his removal. Azi, representing Jos North-East Constituency in the House, was unanimously...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau Assembly speaker, majority leader impeached

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong. Jos – The Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Mr. Peter Azi and the Majority Leader of the House, Mr. Henry Yunkwap have been impeached. Azi of the All...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

NFF leadership tussle: FIFA hammer eminent — Keyamo

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Abuja – Festus Keyamo (SAN), the counsel to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Wednesday said Nigeria was at the risk of a FIFA ban following the latest developments in the NFF. A Jos...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

War against corruption can’t be won by EFCC alone – Magu

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Gombe – The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has reiterated the determination of the commission to win the war against corruption , saying war...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Special courts a worthy experiment

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The call became necessary because the wheel of justice is extraordinarily slow in Nigeria. It is even slower when it comes to the trial of big-time corruption cases, especially politically-exposed...

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Proposed Cattle Colonies and inevitable acquisition of land: Legal implications

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By Afe Babalola “As herdsmen are in reality business men engaged in the business of cattle rearing for their own personal financial gain I do not see how the provision of land for the...

Wed Jul 11th, 2018     Read More →

Opposition blackmailing me with herdsmen-farmers clashes — Buhari

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It’s unfair to accuse him of killings — Gowon President Muhammadu Buhari said, yesterday, that the opposition was blackmailing him with herdsmen and farmers clashes and asked Ekiti...

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Buhari’s supporters want alleged planned transfer of OPSH Commander halted

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Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari at the North Central zone have appealed to him to stop alleged planned redeployment of the Commander of Operation Safe Haven, Major General Anthony...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →

Those perpetrating killings in North are not from Libya – Ashimolowo

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By Gbenga Olarinoye, Osogbo. A Renowned televangelist and Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, Tuesday faulted the federal government claim that...

Tue Jul 10th, 2018     Read More →