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Daystar donates N10million to UNHCR to support IDPs

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By Olayinka Latona Daystar Christian Centre has donated N10 million to the United Nations High Commission for Refugee, UNHCR, to support people displaced by insurgency in the country and other...

Sat Apr 6th, 2019     Read More →

NASS Leadership: The battle gets hotter

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•As presidency says Buhari will avoid mistakes of 2015 By Henry Umoru and Johnbosco Agbakwuru With the conduct of February 23 National Assembly election and the results declared by the...

Sat Apr 6th, 2019     Read More →

Yobe Youth Coalition endorses Sen. Lawan for Senate President

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A socio-political group under the aegis of ‘Yobe Youth Coalition For Advancement of Democracy’ (YCFAD), on Thursday endorsed the candidature of Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, for Senate...

Thu Apr 4th, 2019     Read More →

After the elections: The next level

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By Gambo Dori MERCIFULLY the elections are over. Phew! Huge sigh of relief. Now we can settle down to the humdrum of our daily lives and let those who have won the elections do the needful by...

Thu Apr 4th, 2019     Read More →

FEC okays N3.4trn promissory note to offset local debts, salaries

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA — THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, yesterday, approved the establishment of a Promissory Note Programme worth N3.4trillion for the settlement of inherited...

Thu Apr 4th, 2019     Read More →

FEC approves N5.5bn for youth empowerment programme

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N5.5 billion for the training and provision of devices to 12,000 youths in N-Power Knowledge Multi-Track Youth Empowerment Programme. The...

Wed Apr 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Executive bill on poverty alleviation to be sent to NASS soon — Presidency

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Federal government, yesterday disclosed that it would soon conclude arrangements to send to the National Assembly, an Executive Bill on Poverty...

Wed Apr 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Crisis looms in APC family as Ndume dares Oshiomhole, APC

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate and election of Presiding officers, strong indications emerged, Tuesday, that crisis looms in the family of All...

Tue Apr 2nd, 2019     Read More →

IS-backed Boko Haram faction publishes ‘execution’ video of 5 Nigerian soldiers

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Boko Haram’s Islamic State-backed faction has claimed to have executed five Nigerian soldiers but security sources told AFP on Tuesday three of those killed were civilian militia...

Tue Apr 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Adamawa governor-elect cautions against `last minute employment, award of bogus contracts

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Adamawa Governor-elect, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, has cautioned the out-going Gov. Mohammed Bindow’s administarion against what he described as “last minute employment and award of bogus...

Tue Apr 2nd, 2019     Read More →

SENATE PRESIDENCY: Why we are reaching out to all our colleagues – Senator Lawan

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•Governors, elders, leaders take over campaign By Henry Umoru AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly and the emergence of the Presiding officers, Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad...

Tue Apr 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Woman, soldier and combatant: The evolution of the Nigerian Army Women’s Corps

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By Owei Lakemfa THE International Women’s Day of March 8, 2018 had a lot of promise for women across the world as they measured how far they had travelled on the road to integration. In...

Mon Apr 1st, 2019     Read More →

Ihedioha says governing task very burdensome

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…To include gov candidates in transition c’ttee By Chinonso Alozie Owerri—Imo State governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha has described the task before him as “very...

Mon Apr 1st, 2019     Read More →

NEXT SENATE PRESIDENT: Oshiomhole’s riot act, ripples of the Lawan endorsement and fear of the PDP bloc vote

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•The Ndume, Goje backlash By Henry Umoru, Assistant Political Editor With all but two of the results of the February 23 National Assembly elections, as declared by the Independent National...

Sun Mar 31st, 2019     Read More →

HOUSE OF REPS: Tensions as Reps-elect await zoning of Speaker, other leadership offices

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•Contenders warn against imposition, PDP to capitalise on mistake •Gbajabiamila, Doguwa are top favorites By Levinus Nwabughiogu Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Sun Mar 31st, 2019     Read More →