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Agitations: Nigeria can’t move forward without tackling Igbo question —Mbazulike Amaechi

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…Leadership of the country is one-sided …Restructuring Nigeria not the business of national assembly but Nigerians By CHIOMA GABRIEL, EDITOR, SPECIAL FEATURES First Republic...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

NSCDC discovers illegal refinery in Sokoto

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The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it had discovered an illegal refinery, operated in a rented apartment in Sokoto state. The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Mr. Babangida...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria may sink if attacks on IPOB members continue – Groups

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By Chioma Gabriel, Vincent Ujumadu & Anayo Okoli Two Igbo groups, the Igbo Peoples Congress, and the Igbo Aborigines, have warned the Nigerian Army and security agents to stop killing...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Wike hails AFBA confab, says Africa on right path

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By Innocent Anaba PORT HARCOURT—Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, who is a member of the Body of Benchers and the chief host of the just-concluded African Bar Association, AFBA, annual...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

INEC registers another Party, swears in 9 RECs

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA– The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has announced the registration of the African Peoples Party APP bringing the number of registered political parties...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Herdsman Abubakar, 7 others remanded for attacking businessman, stealing N6.5m

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A Sokoto Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a herdsman, Attahiru Abubakar, and seven others, now at large, be remanded in prison custody for allegedly attacking a businessman and...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Sokoto Assembly removes Deputy House Leader

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Sokoto State House of Assembly, yesterday, removed its Deputy House Leader, Kabiru Ibrahim, after 21 members passed a vote of no confidence on him. Edo house of Assembly members fight dirty, kick,...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Localised thunderstorms, cloudy weather to prevail on Wednesday – NiMet

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted morning thunderstorms over the Central states on Wednesday with isolated thunderstorms over Bauchi, Jos, Kaduna, Mambila Plateau, Bida,...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Sokoto House of Assembly impeaches Deputy Leader

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The Sokoto State House of Assembly says it has impeached its Deputy Leader, Alhaji Kabiru Ibrahim (APC- Kware), following a no-confidence vote passed by members. The Speaker, Alhaji Salihu...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Abdulsalami harp on diversification to agric

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…As Sultan calls for devolution of ‘dams’, not restructuring By Wole Mosadomi Minna— Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, and...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

How biotechnology can optimize agriculture in Nigeria

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By Abdallah el-Kurebe “With the down turn in the global prices of oil, we now have to prospect our solid minerals. We have to return to agriculture,” President Buhari to members of...

Mon Aug 14th, 2017     Read More →

Focus on devolution of economy, not restructuring, Sultan urges Nigeria

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday called on Nigerians to focus on devolution of economy rather than restructuring the country. Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad...

Mon Aug 14th, 2017     Read More →

Sexuality education necessary, but not in schools — Stakeholders

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Stakeholders in the education sector in some states of the North West and North East have expressed divergent views on the teaching of Sexuality Education in schools and at home. In a survey...

Mon Aug 14th, 2017     Read More →

Boko Haram: Open letter to Borno people

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I have deliberately quoted the above verse from the Quran, the Holy Book of Islam since the majority of Borno People are Muslims without ignoring the fact that there are other communities and...

Sun Aug 13th, 2017     Read More →

Valley of dry bones(2) – Muoka Lazarus

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Ezekiel 37: 4 says, “Again he said unto me, Prophesy upon these bones, and say unto them, O ye dry bones, hear the word of the LORD” Prophet Ezekiel was asked by God to declare to his...

Sun Aug 13th, 2017     Read More →