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Army orders arrest of 5 soldiers for diverting money meant for operations

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By Kingsley Omonobi Abuja—Authorities of 8 Division, Nigerian Army, have issued arrest order on five soldiers who eloped with money meant for operations put at several millions of...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Nnamdi Kanu to Tinubu: You have disappointed, disgraced the noble Yoruba ancestry

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu, Nnewi The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, and Director of Radio Biafran, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has accused the National Leader of the All Progress Congress, APC,...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Food scarcity, banned imports and the grim reaper

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By Dele Sobowale “An army marches on its stomach.” Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ, p 14. Nigeria has two armies. The first army, called “a nation...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Shake up in Army as Adeosun becomes Chief of Policy & Plans

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By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja The Nigerian Army on Sunday night effected a major shake-up in its hierarchy with newly promoted Lt. General Lamidi Adeosun redeployed from the Department of...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian Army redeploys Adeosun, Biu, top military officers in new posting

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The Nigerian Army on Sunday night effected a major shake up in its hierarchy with newly promoted Lt. General Lamidi Adeosun redeployed from the department of Training and Operations (CTOP), to...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Cross country grazing in 2019: Sheer barbarism

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By Ugoji Egbujo A man sets out with cattle and roams from Timbuktu to Calabar, on foot. And that is his life in 2019? He has no shelter. He has no education. He has no healthcare. He lives a...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Work overload at Supreme Court self inflicted — Clarke, SAN

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By Jane Echewedo Chief Robert Clarke, SAN, just clocked 81 years. In this interview, he spoke on national issues, expressing concern that if nothing urgent was done to improve on the...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

NJC okays appointment of Muhammad as substantive CJN

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—National Judicial Council, NJC, yesterday, recommended the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN. Acting CJN,...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s public debt now N24.9trn — DMO

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief, Yinka Kolawole, Dirisu Yakubu & Naomi Uzor ABUJA — The nation’s publicdebt stood at N24.947 trillion ($81.274 billion) at the end of March, this...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: NJC okays appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as substantive CJN

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…Recommends appointment of 8 other Heads of Court By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—-The National Judicial Council, NJC, on Wednesday, recommended the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Release El-Zakzaky now, Reps tell Buhari

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By Nwafor Sunday Members of the House of Representatives, Wednesday, charged the Buhari led federal government to as a matter of urgency release the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Banditry: Senate urges FG to establish military base in Shiroro

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The Senate on Wednesday advised the Federal Government to establish a military base in Shiroro, Niger state to restore the confidence of communities affected by the activities of bandits. The...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Customs reverts to old command structure

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… Unbundles marine unit By Eguomo Odjegba COMPTROLLER-GENERAL of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Col. Hameed Ali (retired), has reversed the recent streamlining of the service area...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Who speaks for the Yorubas in the killing fields of Nigeria today? (2)

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By Femi Aribisala PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari cares for his people. But although he is president of Nigeria, his people are not the people of Nigeria. His people are the Fulanis in particular, and...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

Hausa, Northern minorities need Southern solidarity, not Southern animosity – Reno

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There is a popular picture on the web that shows chickens and other fowls, who normally don’t get along, forming a circle around their common enemy, the snake, in order to neutralise it....

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →