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Women’s World Cup: Barca’s Oshoala, 26 others in Super Falcons provisional squad

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Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby named a squad of 27 players for a final training camp in Austria ahead of next month’s women’s World Cup in France. Super Falcons The bulk of the group is...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

No PDP Presidential aspirant worked against Atiku in 2019 – Spokesman

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Spokesman to former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 elections, Segun Sowunmi has dismissed insinuations in...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian leaders sowed the wind

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IN my first year at the University of Ife (now OAU) a ‘National Sailing’ by a secret confraternity was scheduled for the campus. On the eve, the local branch held a procession at...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

ASVI 2018: Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Kwara, Enugu economic viable states

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States Generate N1.1trn, … Lagos Generates More IGR than 30 States Combined …. Only states are 10 economically viable, 17 are insolvent … Poor IGR States: Kebbi, Yobe,...

Sun May 12th, 2019     Read More →

Reps halt oil exploration in Anambra

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – House of Representatives yesterday ordered immediate stoppage of oil exploration by Sterling Global Oil Exploration and Energy Company in Ogwu Ikpele in...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

IGP orders transfer of over 6,000 policemen out of Lagos to Zamfara, others

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate transfer of over 6,000 senior policemen and rank and file out of Lagos State. Cross Section of Policemen during the flag...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

Lawmakers should earn their pay based on accomplished tasks — Oyewole, SAN

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By Henry Ojelu Mr Oyewole Gboyega, SAN, is the former Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Ekiti State. In this interview, he spoke on many national issues including local government...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

Rotary Int’l Nominates Bayelsa for Greenwheel Award over Environmental Activities

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In recognition of the activities of the present administration of Bayelsa state government towards addressing the environmental problems as it affects the state, Rotary International has nominated...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

Rivers tribunal orders INEC to allow petitioners inspect documents

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By Egufe Yafugborhi The Election Petition Tribunal in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to allow petitioners unfettered access to...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

Senate confirms Buhari’s RMAFC nominees

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ex-CBN chief too as FERMA Boss By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Wednesday, confirmed the reappointment of Elias Mbam from Ebonyi State as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

Warri, Kaduna, Port Harcourt refineries post N8.36bn deficit

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By Michael Eboh The dismal performance of the country’s three refineries, Warri, Port Harcourt and Kaduna refineries, continued, as the refineries posted operating deficit of N8.36 billion...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

The ‘olive branch’ in Rivers politics

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THE recently concluded Easter season witnessed unusual developments in the highly charged political atmosphere of Rivers State when the two main political “warlords” lifted what...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

Single ladies can’t risk blindness in life – Chinda

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The Single Lady has been charged to invest hugely in self discovery, personal development and entrepreneurship. Middle, Convener, Single Ladies Conference, Mary Chinda, flanked right by Tina...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

E. K. Clark at 92: What can we offer him?

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By Prince Akpo Abugo IT was a gathering at a news-stand, with members united by their frustrations at the economic stagnation and injustice that the Nigerian state has meted out to the Niger Delta...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

Justice Mamman Nasir and boundary clashes (2)

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By Eric Teniola INVESTIGATE and define the boundaries of any other areas, districts or divisions which might be brought to the notice of the panel; to define inter-state boundaries, especially in...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →