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Disintegration or restructuring: Which way Nigeria?

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Yinka Odumakin AS we assemble for this discourse, Nigeria is experiencing the most degrading conditions in her economic, social and political life. Most indices are negative and the worst...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Sokoto earmarks N1.5bn for road projects

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By Abdallah el-Kurebe Sokoto — Sokoto State Executive Council, SEC, has approved N1.5 billion for construction, rehabilitation and expansion of rural roads across the state. A statement by...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

36 states share N173.8bn from federation account in September – Graphic Report

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The 36 states shared N173.8 billion from the Federation Account in September from the distributable revenue generated for the month. The breakdown was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Don’t rule out automatic ticket for Buhari — APC

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The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was, last night, trying to fend-off possible schisms in the party over the declaration by the South-West caucus that the 2019...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

Restructuring Northern leaders pick the gauntlet

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…It should be fair and just to all – Gov Tambuwal …It’s just a fraction of our problem in Nigeria – Usman Bugaje …Let’s go our separate ways –...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo, Sultan Aregbesola, Ambode to grace Ooni’s birthday lecture

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By Gbenga Olarinoye, Osogbo The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is expected in Ile-Ife on Tuesday 17th October 2017 as the Special Guest of Honour at a leadership symposium in honour of...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Six investments that could make Nigeria GREAT AGAIN – Dike Chukwumerije

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Dike Chukwumerije is a Nigerian Spoken Word and Performance Poetry artist and an award winning author. Dike who studied Law and has published eight books to his name, is one of the sons of Late...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Photos: Plateau state Governor, Simon Bako Lalong buries brother

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Plateau State governor, Simon Bako Lalong, recently buried his younger brother, Tsenba Wummen Bako, who died after an illness. The burial took place at the Family Burial Ground, Nyak (Ajikamai) in...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

NNPC to reinvigorate exploratory activities in seven inland basins

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… As Gov. Gaidam Applauds Baru on Reforms As part of strategies to shore up the nation’s reserve base, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), will reinvigorate...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

18 states to benefit from $500m World Bank projects

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Mr Ularamu Ubandoma, the National Coordinator, Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) says 18 more states will benefit from 500 million dollars World Bank assisted projects. The project is under...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

NNPC to intensify oil search in Anambra, Benin, Bida

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By Michael Eboh ABUJA—The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it would reinvigorate crude oil exploration in Anambra, Benin, Bida and four other hydrocarbon basins...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

Sokoto, Chevron partner on CSR

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Sokoto state government is to partner with Chevron Nigeria Limited to enhance community engagements through corporate social responsibilities, CSR. Governor Aminu Tambuwal disclosed this when he...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

…break up Nigeria or go back to regionalism.,.. – Ango Abdullahi

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By Ben Agande Kaduna – Former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, said...

Wed Oct 11th, 2017     Read More →

Norths are not afraid of restructuring -Tambuwal

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The Governor of Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Tambuwal, announced in Kaduna on Wednesday that “the north is not afraid of restructuring of Nigeria’’. Newsmen report that...

Wed Oct 11th, 2017     Read More →

Sokoto Assembly suspends 2 members

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The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended two of its members, Sani Yakubu (APC- Gudu) and Malami Galadanchi (APC- Sokoto North I). The two lawmakers were suspended for unethical...

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →