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Multi-million projects to northern states meant to promote unity, NNPC explains

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By Davies Iheamnachor The President/Founder of Belemaoil Producing Ltd. (BPL) Mr. Jack-Rich Tein, Jr., has explained that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation/BPL Joint Venture delivered...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Shiites’ consistent protests and its implications

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…Nigerians blame FG for El-Zakzaki’s detention …FG has no hand in his detention- lawyer …As Lagosians express fear over proposed protest in Lagos By Evelyn Usman...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial List: Senate to confirm 43 nominees Tuesday

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Screens Fashola, Aregbesola, Saraki, 6 others Monday *** 31 Nomineees Screened So Far By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate will on Tuesday round off the Screening Exercise of Ministerial Nominees...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

6 corps members to repeat service year in Sokoto State

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The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) in Sokoto State, Mr Philip Enaberue, says no fewer than six corps members are to repeat their service year. File photo: NYSC members Boko Haram...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

Anger, tension in Ondo as herdsmen set up vigilante group

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*Govt disowns them *We’re on their trail- Police *We won’t tolerate it in S’West- Aare Adams *It’s unacceptable — Monarchs By Dayo Johnson & Ola Ajayi...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

Shiites bloody protest: Muslims scholars speak

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BY NURUDEEN ABDULGANIY Following the bloody protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) under the leadership of Sheikh Ibrahim Yaqoub El-Zakzaky in their bid to occupy the National...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

A look at Bala Usman’s analysis of communal conflicts in Nigeria

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INTRODUCTION Chief Eric Teniola cut his teeth in journalism as Senior Reporter with The Nigerian Tribune newspaper between 1973 and 1974. He later obtained a diploma in journalism from London...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →

FAAC: FG, States, LGs share N762.5bn in June

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The Federal Government, States and Local Government Areas (LGAs) shared N762.5 billion as federal allocation for the month of June. Naira Reps urge IGP to flush out bandits, kidnappers from...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest 9 kidnap, rape suspects in Sokoto

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Sokoto – The Police Command in Sokoto State says it has arrested no fewer than nine persons, including seven alleged kidnappers and one rapist. Shiite Group clash with Police in Abuja. Photo...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

We have made gaint strides in science and technology — Onu

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Abuja, July 24, 2019(NAN) Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, a ministerial nominee from Ebonyi, says Nigeria has made giant strides in science and technology innovation development in the last four years of...

Wed Jul 24th, 2019     Read More →

Boska organises pain free-day campaign in Sokoto to promote good health

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Dexa Medica, the manufacturer of Boska pain reliever, Nigeria’s leading antidote to pains, recently organized a five-day Boska Pain-Free Day Programme across major cities in Nigeria. The...

Wed Jul 24th, 2019     Read More →

MINISTERIAL NOMINEES: New faces, as Senate pledges stiff screening

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Dayo Johnson, Henry Umoru, Samuel Oyadongha, Demola Akinyemi, Dirisu Yakubu, Omeiza Ajayi, Chioma Onuegbu, Olayinka Ajayi & Perez Brisibe •Begins screening today,...

Wed Jul 24th, 2019     Read More →

‘Hijacked N400’: Beyond the obvious

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Recently, the media space has been inundated with the story of some soldiers who were detailed on escort duty from Sokoto to Kaduna for a VIP whom they allegedly robbed. Army The soldiers, Cpl...

Tue Jul 23rd, 2019     Read More →

July 30: Zioninsts leader invites Jerry Gana, Utomi, Soludo, Maku, others as cabinet members

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…Blasts Bishop Kukah By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – IN accordance with purported Biafra inauguration on 30th July, the self-acclaimed President of Biafra Zionist Federation, Barr Benjamin...

Tue Jul 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial list: Behold Buhari’s ‘real men’ unveiled

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Victor Ogunyinka On July 12, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari assured Nigerians that he “would no longer appoint those he didn’t know personally to his cabinet.” President...

Tue Jul 23rd, 2019     Read More →