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Alaafin of Oyo: Coping with a disintegrated empire

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By Eric Teniola ON October 15, IKU BABAYEYE IGBAKEJI ORISA, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo was 80. He is the Emperor of a lost Empire which in the 18th century occupied the...

Tue Nov 13th, 2018     Read More →

INEC: PDP allays fears over Tambuwal’s omission

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said there was no cause for alarm, following the omission of Governor Aminu Tambuwal on the list of governorship...

Tue Nov 13th, 2018     Read More →

Why 2nd Niger Bridge is delayed – Fashola

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…begins road intervention in 14 Fed.Universities, FG commences repairs of 53 critical roads nationwide By Favour Nnabugwu ABUJA- As part of activities to mark his three years in office, the...

Mon Nov 12th, 2018     Read More →

Obasanjo accuses state governments of incapacitating, stealing LG funds

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA- Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo Monday came hard on state governors who were opposing Local Government autonomy ,accusing them of incapacitating the councils...

Mon Nov 12th, 2018     Read More →

We have delivered visible achievements — Fashola

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Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, says his ministry has delivered visible and qualitative achievements to Nigerians since his appointment in November, 2015. Minister...

Mon Nov 12th, 2018     Read More →

NHRC probing ‘killing of 492 Shiites by Army, police-Falana

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By Abdulwahab Abdulah The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has admitted probing into the alleged killing of over 490 Shiites by the Nigerian Army and the police in the last four years. The...

Sun Nov 11th, 2018     Read More →

BUA completes 3m/mtpa Okpella cement plant

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By Willie Samson Less than six months after commissioning its 1.5million metric tonnes per annum, mtpa, Kalambaina Cement Plant in Sokoto State, BUA Cement has announced the completion of its...

Sun Nov 11th, 2018     Read More →

Sokoto hails citizens’ participation during INEC’s display, clean up of voters register

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The Sokoto State Government has applauded the registered voters in the state as a result of their full participation during the display and clean up of register of voters by Independent National...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Polio immunisation: Team lacks logistics support – Director

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Alhaji Aminu Mana, the Director, Primary Health Care, Wurno Local Government Council of Sokoto State, says lack of logistics support is hampering polio immunisation in the area. Polio immunization...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Onyema: Unsung hero of peace

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By Emeka Obasi The world they say is made up of people who accomplish things and those who get all the credit. I doubt if Federal Government records will devote any space at all to the man who...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

APC candidates names missing as INEC displays lists for governorship, state assembly in Zamfara

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Gusau – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara has displayed lists of Governorship and State Assembly candidates in the state for the upcoming 2019 general elections...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

How N33bn Emergency Fund was embezzled – NASS Report

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…Reps indict Osinbajo, Panel seeks dismissal, prosecution of NEMA DG over fraud, corruption In contravention of constitutional provisions, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo illegally approved the...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s 2nd position in global open defecation rating disturbing—Buhari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, described as disturbing Nigeria’s second position rating in global open defecation, declaring a...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

DSS arrests ISIS bomb expert in Adamawa

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… Arrests kidnap kingpins terrorising Kaduna, Katsina By Soni Daniel ABUJA—THE Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday arrested kidnap kingpins who have been terrorising parts of...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

House of Reps accused Osinbajo of illegal approval of N5.8bn north-east intervention fund

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The Ad hoc Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness has accused National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) board, chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of illegal approval of N5.8...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →