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Nigerians hold birthday rally for Leah Sharibu held by Boko Haram

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Nigerian activists Tuesday staged a rally to mark the 16th birthday of a girl, Leah Sharibu, who was abducted by Boko Haram 449 days ago. Relatives of schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu abducted by Boko...

Tue May 14th, 2019     Read More →

Senate commences Emefiele’s screening as CBN Gov. for 2d term

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Abuja – The Senate on Tuesday began the screening on the renewal of appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a second term of office. Governor, Central...

Tue May 14th, 2019     Read More →

The famine this year and next

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Neglect a fire and it will overpower thee—Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. By Dele Sobowale THERE are several fires raging in Nigeria today which will overpower us unless President Muhammadu Buhari...

Mon May 13th, 2019     Read More →

ASVI 2018: Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Kwara, Enugu economic viable states

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States Generate N1.1trn, … Lagos Generates More IGR than 30 States Combined …. Only states are 10 economically viable, 17 are insolvent … Poor IGR States: Kebbi, Yobe,...

Sun May 12th, 2019     Read More →

El-Rufai vs Tinubu : Northern Reps move against godfatherism

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-Ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly on June 10, 2019, members of the House of Representatives from the northern region have begun moves to stop...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

IGP orders transfer of over 6,000 policemen out of Lagos to Zamfara, others

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate transfer of over 6,000 senior policemen and rank and file out of Lagos State. Cross Section of Policemen during the flag...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

Effects of insurgency attacks on education in the North East

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By Dayo Adesulu The devastating effects of nine years of insurgency attacks on North-East school buildings, teachers and students have brought education in that zone years backwards. Statistics...

Thu May 9th, 2019     Read More →

Senate confirms Buhari’s RMAFC nominees

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ex-CBN chief too as FERMA Boss By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Wednesday, confirmed the reappointment of Elias Mbam from Ebonyi State as Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

Why I should be the next Senate President, I will not step down – Ndume

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*** Admits that Borno is a failed state By Henry Umoru ABUJA- AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly and election of Presiding officers, former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume,...

Wed May 8th, 2019     Read More →

FG stops govs from seizing LG allocations

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•To begin direct allocations to 774 LGAs June 1 •Defaulting banks‘ll be sanctioned •Limits daily cash withdrawal from LGA accounts to N500,000 •Any transaction above...

Tue May 7th, 2019     Read More →

SENATE PRESIDENCY: Lawan to meet Ndume, Goje, takes campaign to media houses

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Calls for use of open ballot system to elect presiding officers PDP Senators yet to take position on a preferred candidate Goje yet to declare formally, Ndume vows to run By Henry Umoru, Assistant...

Mon May 6th, 2019     Read More →

Track political mercenaries, PDP charges army, security agencies

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By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has tasked the Army and other security agencies to track down political mercenaries and thugs allegedly smuggled into the country by the All...

Sun May 5th, 2019     Read More →

Update: Bandits kidnap six at Zamfara Girls’ School , Reps invite Buhari,

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•As Residents kill seven suspected bandits •Reps invite Buhari, ask him to declare state of emergency in Katsina •Police confirm five abducted in Zamfara school •End your...

Fri May 3rd, 2019     Read More →

PDP to Buhari: End your private trip, come back, face security challenges

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By Nwafor Sunday The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to return home and fix the security challenges facing the country. PDP to Buhari: End your private...

Thu May 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Zainab Aliyu Vs Leah Sharibu: Are Nigerians equal? CAN asks Buhari

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By Nwafor Sunday Following the release of the Nigerian student, Ms Zainab Aliyu, detained by Saudi Arabia government for alleged drug trafficking, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN,...

Tue Apr 30th, 2019     Read More →