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Buhari’s war against corruption intended to islamise Nigeria—Prof Nwabueze

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Canvasses age limit for presidency By Emeka Mamah ONITSHA—CHAIRMAN of the Patriots, Prof Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has dismissed the war on corruption by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →

A historic handshake for freedom (1)

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By Ochereome Nanna THIS series is dedicated to the Handshake Across the Niger event taking place today in Enugu between the leaders of the Igbo and Yoruba ethnic groups. Before now, I never...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →

NNL to enforce zero tolerance for corruption, bad match officiating — Chairman

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The Chairman of Nigeria National League (NNL), Chidi Okenwa, has restated the commitment of the league body to zero tolerance for corruption and bad officiating in the 2017/2018 Bet9ja NNL...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Sokoto Assembly confirms 4 new Commissioners

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Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of four new commissioners forwarded to it by Gov. Aminu Tambuwal. Newsmen report that the confirmation followed a motion moved...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Kurunmi: Self sacrifice, obduracy in defence of tradition

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By Adekunle Adekoya, Deputy Editor By the time Kurunmi became Kakanfo, the Oyo Empire was already in decline as a result of the events leading from the rebellion of the 6th Kakanfo, Afonja, and...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Dasuki, Diezani: Presidency indicts Mark, Tambuwal, Ekweremadu, others

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Says Dasuki, Diezani, other probes would’ve been averted if… Notes no padding of 2018 budget Urges executive, legislature to work and politick less By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

I warned Nigerians about Buhari – Yakasai

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Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, 92, a chip from the old block, served as President Shehu Shagari’s Liaison Officer to the National Assembly. In this interview, he reviews the state of the nation and...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Afonja: The Kakanfo and fall of Oyo empire

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By Adekunle Adekoya, Deputy Editor Of the 14 Kakanfo so far, the tenures of three of them who were military commanders considerably impacted the history of, first, the Old Oyo Empire, and by...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Lack of political will setback to Nigeria’s healthcare delivery — Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola

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PROFESSOR Oluwarotimi Ireti Akinola, is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and current National President, Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria, SOGON. During the Annual...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Pope Francis directs Spanish Entrepreneur to train vulnerable Northern children

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis in conjunction with the Kukah Centre and Spanish Entrepreneur have started digital leadership training for vulnerable youths...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →

Days of the rump of Boko Haram terrorists numbered – Buratai

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai said the days of the rump of Boko Haram terrorists are numbered, in spite of occasional attacks of Nigerian targets. Buratai gave the assurance...

Sun Jan 7th, 2018     Read More →

APC dissociates self from Buhari’s ‘dead’ appointments

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has distanced itself from the controversies that trailed the recent announcement of board appointments, among who were some...

Sat Jan 6th, 2018     Read More →

Appointment of dead people: APC dissociates self from Buhari’s list

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has distanced itself from the controversies that trailed the recent announcement of board appointments, which had names of...

Sat Jan 6th, 2018     Read More →

Islam preaches love – Wamakko

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Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto) said on Friday that Islam is not a religion of violence but that which preaches peace and love. Wamakko spoke at his resident in Sokoto when the Global Chief...

Fri Jan 5th, 2018     Read More →

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Tambuwal urges more support for fallen soldiers’ families

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Sokoto—GOVERNOR Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, yesterday, urged support for the families of fallen soldiers, who fought gallantly for the unity of Nigeria. Governor Aminu Tambuwal of...

Fri Jan 5th, 2018     Read More →