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Team Delta wins 3rd National Youth Games

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Defending champions Team Delta on Saturday in Ilorin won the third edition of the National Youth Games (NYG), after gathering 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals. Team Akwa Ibom came second...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

Money is sweet, but not oily

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The heading is a literal translation of a popular saying in Urhoboland: igho vwerha; yo f’ivwrii. It means money is good, but not everything. For some time now, especially since Vanguard...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

S/East govs outlaw IPOB, others

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IN what appeared like a mortal blow to the existence of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, state governors in the South East geopolitical zone, yesterday, proscribed the activities of the...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

Ripples in N’Delta over threat by RNDA militants

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Group blows hot and cold on Clark FG should ignore RNDA threat- NDRC, 12 other groups Bozimo troubleshooting group working behind the scene to resolve impasse By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor,...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

IPOB: South-South group endorse army on Operation Python Dance II

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As reactions continue to greet the deployment of military forces under the name, Operation Python Dance 11 (Egwu Eke Ebo) to south-eastern part of Nigeria, some youths from the south-south region...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

We will not tolerate any attack on Nigerians by IPOB, Wike warns

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state government will not tolerate any attack on other Nigerians living in the state by members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

I’m talking with presidency to call-off Operation Egwu Eke II – Ekweremadu

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The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has said that he is currently in talks with the presidency to bring an end to the Operation Egwu Eke II or Operation Python Dance II currently...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Army commences full scale operation ‘python dance II, ‘ accuses politicians of incitement

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The Nigerian Army has accused some politicians of attempting to cause crisis between its personnel and people in the South East zone for their selfish interest as it launches exercise...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Adamawa govt assures Igbo residents of safety

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By Umar Yusuf YOLA—Governor Mohammed Jibrilla of Adamawa State, yesterday, assured the Igbo community in the state of their safety. He gave the assurance against the backdrop of clashes...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Army faults Ikpeazu, says Op Python Dance goes on, 30 IPOB members remanded

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By Our Reporters …Army probing viral video, says 82 Div spokesman; PDP calls for panel …Police in talks with S-East govs to mobilize leaders for intervention …30 IPOB members...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Gov. Lalong declares dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos over Hausa/Igbo clash

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Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong, has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos over reported clash in the state’s capital. Vanguard earlier reported that tension had arisen in Jos as Igbo...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

IPOB/army clash: We’re talking with South East govs to mobilize for intervention – IGP

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—–describes Gov. Wike’s allegation against SARS, as nonsense By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris Thursday said that the...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Inadequate structures, poor funding impede sports devt. in Nigeria, says Igali

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Dr Daniel Igali, President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has identified inadequate structures and poor funding as the major factors impeding sports development in the country. Igali Igali...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Restructuring: APC not working at cross-purposes with NASS, Northern Govs – Panel

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.Releases Thematic Areas, Calls for Memos By Omeiza Ajayi & Stephanie Afer ABUJA: The committee set up by the ruling All Progressives Congress APC to articulate its position on the vexed...

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SARS’ operative’s death vindicates me—Wike

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By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HARCOURT—GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, said the reported killing of an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, during a foiled kidnap...

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