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Police nab Rambo, alleged robbery, kidnapping gang leader in Kaduna

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By Kingsley Omonobi Abuja—Police operatives of Intelligence Response Team, IRT, yesterday, arrested one of the leaders of the killer-gang responsible for kidnappings and deadly attacks in...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

48hrs to nPDP ultimatum, Odigie-Oyegun fixes meeting with Buhari

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Dayo Johnson, Henry Umoru, Omeiza Ajayi, Davies Iheamnachor & Emem Idio ABUJA—FORTY-EIGHT hours to the deadline handed down by the New Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

Imo APC crisis: OMPALAN warns warring factions

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By Emmanuel Elebeke UGUTA—The Oil and Solid Mineral Producing Areas Landlords Association, OMPALAN, has frowned at the unfolding political crisis currently tearing the Imo APC apart and...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

IGP vs Senate: You’re driven by ego, not national interest, Arewa forum blasts Senators

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor For its insistence that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, must appear before it, the Arewa Consultative Forum has chided the Senate, describing...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

How states withdrew N593.1bn from federation account in Q1 2018

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The 36 states of the federation have so far withdrawn about 593.1 billion from the Federation Account as revenue generated in the first quarter of 2018. The breakdown is contained in the monthly...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

EKWEREMADU AT 56: I slept in valleys to avoid flying bullets during Biafra war

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When the war ended in 1970, we managed to go back to school, studying under trees because there were virtually no schools standing, but we managed to proceed under that condition. By 1974, I had...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

I was four when Republic of Biafra was declared – Ekweremadu

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Deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu who turned 56 on Saturday said that the republic of Biafra was declared when he was four years old. Speaking in Enugu at 7th Enugu Annual Youth Summit...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Benue tribal leaders tackle Buratai over call for review of state’s grazing law

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The tribal leaders of Benue state have faulted the recent call by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai for a review of the state’s grazing law to accommodate killer herdsmen...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Osinbajo wades into Imo APC crisis

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—VICE President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday held closed-door meeting with Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and some political stalwarts in the state over the...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Court’s Judgement: It’s victory for democracy, Senator Omo- Agege

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – SENATOR Ovie Omo- Agege, APC, Delta Central has described Thursday’s judgment of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court which nullified his suspension and...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

Do not hold on to straw, our invitation not on Dino Melaye, Senate tells IGP Idris

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate, Thursday took a swipe at the Inspector- General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, asking him to stop holding on to the straw on why he refused to comply with...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

Heritage Bank, CBN in N2b agro- industry funding

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Heritage Bank Plc has said it is committed to the sustenance, growth and development of Nigeria’s agricultural sector. The bank, according to its Divisional Head of Corporate Communications,...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Senate summons security, service chiefs, Customs boss, others

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Politicians responsible for proliferation of illegal firearms—Sen Shehu UN condemns Birnin Gwari attack Air Force Alpha Jet kills scores of Boko Haram terrorists By Kingsley Omonobi &...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

The importance of women in politics (1)

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By Afe Babalola “A lot still needs to be done to give women more room for participation in politics. It does appear that the huge and overwhelming representation of women at most political...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Federation says all set for maiden edition of Para-Soccer Open Championship

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The Secretary of the Nigeria Para-Soccer Federation, Friday Solomon, on Tuesday in Abuja said the federation was set to host the maiden edition of the para-soccer open...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →