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Army reorganises exercise to tackle resurgence of banditry

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The Nigerian Army says it will re-organise the ongoing exercise Harbin Kunama III and expand its mandate following the resurgence of banditry in the North West. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen....

Fri May 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Igbo most misrepresented ethnic group in Nigeria – Okorocha

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that “the problem with our country Nigeria is that they don’t understand the people called Igbo. Igbo, if I must describe us are the most...

Fri May 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Okorocha hosts nation’s monarchs on post-election summit, calls for national unity

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Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has appealed to Nigerians to imbibe a nationalistic spirit and work for the oneness and development of the country. Okorocha According to a statement issued on Thursday...

Fri May 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Kukah : Nigerian politics taken over by quacks

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By Michael Eboh Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, yesterday, disclosed that the quest to achieve a united Nigeria, devoid of regionalization and fractionalization, remained...

Fri May 3rd, 2019     Read More →

What is Atiku’s real motive with alternative facts? – SKC Ogbonnia

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The 2019 presidential election, in which Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner, has continued to generate tension. The main opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has since filed a petition at the...

Wed May 1st, 2019     Read More →

Partner government to promote peace, security, IG tells traditional rulers

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Muhammed Abubakar Adamu Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Muhammad Adamu, has called on traditional rulers in the country to partner...

Tue Apr 30th, 2019     Read More →

Justice Mamman Nasir and boundary clashes

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By Eric Teniola OF all the tributes poured on Justice Mamman Nasir, the late Galadima of Katsina, who died on April 13 this year at 89, his work in solving boundary problems was overlooked. Yet...

Tue Apr 30th, 2019     Read More →

Call Olugbo to order, Aare Adams urges southwest governors, monarchs

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The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland Idowu Bankole The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams has condemned what he described has desecration of the Yoruba culture, values and tradition by...

Mon Apr 29th, 2019     Read More →

There will be another Recession by Mid 2020, till 2021, NGF Warns

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Says States should boost their IGR and Reduce over-dependence on Federation Account, Calls for full diversification of the Economy Urges States to Strengthen their Tax Laws Learn to Bring in...

Mon Apr 29th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki, newly elected governors meet at NGF parley

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Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has sought for areas of partnership with some of the newly elected state governors during the induction of new and returning governors into the Nigeria...

Mon Apr 29th, 2019     Read More →

Zamfara PDP leadership tussle: Abubakar-Milo prays Court to declare him bona fide Chairman

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Alhaji Nasiru Abubakar-Milo, on Monday, prayed the Court of Appeal Sokoto Division to declare him bona fide Chairman of the PDP in Zamfara and also recognise his those on the list he submitted...

Mon Apr 29th, 2019     Read More →

2018/2019 State AITEO Cup Finals: Few upsets as regulars maintain dominance

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The 2018/2019 State AITEO Cup concluded on Sunday only recorded few upsets as some of the regulars in the national AITEO Cup maintained their bragging rights in the oldest cup competition. The...

Mon Apr 29th, 2019     Read More →

Army confirms killing 4 bandits in Zamfara

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The Nigerian Army under Operation Sharan Daji has confirmed the killing of four bandits in Zamfara. The army also said the criminals wounded six Nigerien soldiers involved in the operation. This...

Sun Apr 28th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial Appointments: Not a party affair

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By Tonnie Iredia The argument that President Muhammadu Buhari should bother more about Atiku Abubakar’s petition against his re-election rather than concentrating on forming a government,...

Sun Apr 28th, 2019     Read More →

Dangote donates N1.2bn students’ hostel to ABU

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The Chairman of Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has donated students’ hostel worth N1.2 billion to Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. Dangote The News Agency o Nigeria (NAN)...

Sat Apr 27th, 2019     Read More →