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CAN’s reaction to Buhari’s statement is hateful, says group

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Buhari. Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVThe Companion (Association of Muslim Men in Business) has condemned the comments credited to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on President Muhammadu...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →

How multiple disasters ravage Sokoto farms

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A mood of despondency sets in as Mallam Abdullah surveys the devastation to his farmland. The 56-year-old farmer lost all 13 farms to flooding at Taloka village, Goronyo Local Government Area of...

Thu Sep 17th, 2020     Read More →

We will win on Saturday, Obaseki declares

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has declared that with the support of Edo people and endorsements by over 100 groups in the state, he was certain of victory in Saturday’s governorship...

Wed Sep 16th, 2020     Read More →

Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu sign peace pact as INEC pledges neutrality

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Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa (left), Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election, Nyesom Wike, National Chairman, Uche Secondus, Governor Godwin...

Wed Sep 16th, 2020     Read More →

Where was Trump during Jonathan presidency?

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Sir: The story of how the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB) responded to a point blank question put to him by the USA President, Donald Trump, is the motivation for this piece. I...

Wed Sep 16th, 2020     Read More →

Edo poll: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu sign peace pact

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Ahead of the Saturday’s governorship election in Edo state, governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Pastor...

Tue Sep 15th, 2020     Read More →

Adeniyi: We removed Akintoye because he cannot lead Yoruba anywhere

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Akogun Tola Adeniyi is a media guru and one of the founders of Yoruba World Congress (YWC). In this interview, he spoke with MUYIWA ADEYEMI (Head, South West) on the infiltrations of politicians...

Tue Sep 15th, 2020     Read More →

Bandits kills 2 FRSC officials, abducts 10 others

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the killing of its two operatives on Monday at Mararaban Udege in Nasarawa State. The Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), ACM Bisi Kazeem, who...

Mon Sep 14th, 2020     Read More →

Airports concessioning: Seeking end to inefficiencies at nation’s airports

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The argument was the most logical. The airports, both local and international, were in deplorable states, a condition that has earned them places among some of the worst aerodromes in the world....

Sun Sep 13th, 2020     Read More →

Kebbi may shut Nigeria/Niger highway over flood

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Following the devastating effect of flood in major highways in Kebbi State, the state government is contemplating closure of an international highway linking Nigeria and Niger Republic. The...

Sun Sep 13th, 2020     Read More →

‘We need to examine 2014 Constitutional Conference report and have a United States Of Nigeria’

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Former Ondo State Military Administrator and Director, Nigerian National War College, Chief Olabode George, in this interview with OLAWUNMI OJO, SEYE OLUMIDE and YETUNDE AYOBAMI OJO, speaks on...

Sat Sep 12th, 2020     Read More →

ASUU urges NUC to investigate alleged frauds in some universities

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Sokoto Zone, has called on the National Universities Commission (NUC), to investigate alleged frauds by Vice-Chancellors (VCs) of some universities...

Fri Sep 4th, 2020     Read More →

Tax reliefs in states to remain till 2021, says NGF

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•Tasks govs on routine polio immunisation •Forum urges increased testing for COVID-19 The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has resolved to retain till next year the tax relief...

Fri Sep 4th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC confirms 143 new COVID-19 cases, total now 54,008

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 143 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s total infections to 54,008. The NCDC made this known on its...

Tue Sep 1st, 2020     Read More →

Rehabilitation: Army hands over captured Boko Haram family members to Govs.

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The Nigerian Army on Monday handed over 778 family members of Boko Haram terrorists captured in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa state, to governors of 16 northern states for...

Tue Sep 1st, 2020     Read More →