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Inauguration : mum, as govs reel out promises

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•I’ll build a stronger Delta —Okowa •We’ll surpass first term performance in Akwa Ibom — Emmanuel •Umahi assures Ebonyi citizens of improved...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Child rights law, the agonising child, and our unsafe future

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By Tope Akinyode If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children — Mahatma Ghandi BECAUSE human...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

Failure in meeting revenue targets worries FG — SEC DG

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By Peter Egwuatu The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has indicated that the federal government is restless over failure of its revenue targets against pressing critical infrastructure...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

The burden before state governors

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Acting Political Editor FROM Lagos to Sokoto, Rivers to Borno, and Taraba to Kwara, the 36 state governors have huge tasks on their hands as Nigeria marks 20 years of...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

Tambuwal dissolves cabinet

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, on Tuesday, dissolved the State Executive Council and disengaged other appointed political office holders in the state. Tambuwal wished the ex-council members...

Tue May 28th, 2019     Read More →

Establish Igbo radio to cater for migrant Igbo traders, Group urges FG

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Enugu – The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo political and socio-cultural group, has called for the establishment of Igbo radio to cater for the high number of migrant Igbo traders in...

Tue May 28th, 2019     Read More →

Traditional rulers advocate for improved funding, autonomy of NDDC

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By Udeme Akpan Traditional rulers, under the umbrella of the National Executive Council, Traditional Rulers of Oil Minerals Producing Communities of Nigeria (TROMPCON) has appealed to the Federal...

Tue May 28th, 2019     Read More →

Sallah celebrations put off in Buhari’s Daura

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Luminous Jannamike ABUJA—WHEN Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid-Fitr, next week, their counterparts in Daura, Katsina...

Tue May 28th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest 26 persons for alleged homosexuality, murder in Sokoto

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No fewer than 26 persons, including an Almajiri school teacher have been arrested by Sokoto State Police Command over alleged homesexuality, murder and other crimes. Addressing newsmen on Monday...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Ramadan : Pray against ‘political irresponsibility, corruption’, JNI urges Muslims

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By Ben Agande KADUNA—Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has called on Nigerian Muslims to pray against ‘political irresponsibility’ and the high rate of corruption in the...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Jonathan calls for confidence building measures to sustain nation’s democracy

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…Governor Wike says Nigeria’s problems are self-inflicted Former President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that if democracy must endure, the democratic process must be developed in a...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: Buhari, Northern Govs meet in Aso Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with Northern governors at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Buhari...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Saraki, Tambuwal commend Wike, Rivers people for defending democracy

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By Adekunle Aliyu Senate President Bukola Saraki has described the Rivers State Governorship Election as the toughest during the 2019 election circles, saying that Rivers people deserve...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Edwin Clark: Portrait of a statesman at 92

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By Prince Akpo Abugo We cannot describe Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark in one episode. Like the divided opinion of the blind who touched different parts of the elephant, many similarly describe him in...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Congrats CBN Governor, but there is wahala (2)

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By Dele Sobowale The “Yes-man” is the enemy. Your true friend will argue with and even fight you —Aleksander Solzhenitsyn, Russian Writer, at Harvard University. THE easiest way...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →