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Wike, Dankwambo, Aregbesola win BusinessDay Governors Awards

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike on Thursday emerged BusinessDay Newspaper’s Best Governor of the Year 2017 while the duo of Ibrahim Dankwambo and Rauf Aregbesola...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

2019: PDP in ecstatic mood for Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom, Fatai, others

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The mood at Wadata, the edifice housing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday was that of excitement owing to what a source described as the imminent defection of...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Peter Obi : A Lesson in Perseverance

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By Valentine Obienyem Today, the 19th of July, 2018, Mr. Peter Obi, the former Governor of Anambra State turns fifty-seven. Besides Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, whom I did serials on his...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Under cover of condolence, PDP seals agreements with Saraki, 3 govs

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Demola Akinyemi & Abdallah el-Kurebe Ilorin— Under the cover of conveying condolences, the hierarchy of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday,...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: BNC wants FG to root out agents of terror

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—Benin National Congress, BNC, a socio-cultural organisation of the Benin people, has called on the Federal Government to restore the fast dwindling confidence of...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Justice Katsina-Alu bows out

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By Udo Ibuot NEWS that renowned jurist and former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu, GCON, had passed on in a private hospital in Abuja came to many as a rude...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Again over 30 killed in raids on Zamfara villages

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At least 30 people were killed during raids on villages in northwest Nigeria in Zamfara the latest deadly attacks by cattle rustling and kidnapping gangs in the restive region, residents told AFP...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari requests confirmation of FJSC, AMCON, NDIC nominees

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Abuja – The Senate on Wednesday, acknowledged receipt of request to confirm two non-legal practitioners, Sen. Abba Ali from Katsina, representing North West and Mohammed Sagir from Niger,...

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Private sector must lead in jobs creation—Osinbajo

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Osinbajo By Agbonkhese Oboh SOKOTO—THE Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has said it is the private sector that must lead the way in jobs and opportunities creation, while government...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Saraki, Tambuwal, Lamido, Secondus, other PDP leaders meet in Ilorin

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By Ademola Akinyemi Ilorin – Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, met Wednesday in Ilorin, Kwara state, with National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus and...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

FEC meeting put off for the 6th time

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, was put off for the sixth time in the life of the current administration. President Muhammadu Buhari during the FEC...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau killings: Military task force denies allegation of connivance with assailants

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The military task force in Plateau State, Operation Safe Haven, OPSH, has denied allegation that it aided and abated recent attacks in some villages in Plateau State, which claimed many lives....

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

For Nigerians to be free citizens of this country Nigeria must be restructured – Clark

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Chief E. K. Clark, former Minister of Information, Senator of the Second Republic, National leader and convener of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF has said that for Nigerians to be free citizens...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Okorocha denies row with Igbo ministers

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By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—IMO State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, said he was not quarrelling with any minister or leader from the South-East, as insinuated in some quarters. He said...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari turning Nigeria to banana republic —Owie

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Sen. Owie By Gbenga Oke Former Chief Whip of the Senate and one of the leaders of Action Democratic Party, ADP, Senator Roland Owie, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari, for allowing Nigeria...

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