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17 Southern governors ban open cattle grazing

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After individual attempts to address menace of open grazing in Southern states, the Forum of Southern Governors in one voice, yesterday, announced a ban on open grazing in all the 17 Southern...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Adeboye pledges greater interest in youths as Dare is buried

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Adeboye The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has said that “death has nothing to do with age,” adding that it...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Federal Government to connect ALSCON to national grid

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The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to connect Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON), Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom state, to national grid to enable it resume its full production...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Leveraging fertiliser initiative to check inflation, forex savings

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To conserve foreign exchange, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) placed some products on restriction, while urging many businesses to embrace import substitution. For Nigeria, improved forex...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

How maritime academy saved N1.8bn in one year, by Effedua

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Duja Effedua Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Duja Effedua has disclosed that about N1.8 billion was saved by blocking wastage and reckless disbursements within one year. Effedua, in a...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Southern Governors’ Forum urges FG to convoke national dialogue

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The Southern Governors Forum on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to urgently convoke a national dialogue to address the wide spread agitations in the country. The call was contained in a...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

Ohanaeze flays shoot-on-sight order against Igbo youths

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AUDU MARTE / AFP Says it’s call for another genocide Ohanaeze Ndigbo has condemned the “shoot-on-sight” order by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Nigerian military against...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

Gov. Emmanuel donates N60m to families of slain policemen

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[FILES] Cross River Governor Udom EmmanuelGov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has donated N60 million to families of slain policemen by unknown gunmen in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

INEC summons emergency security meeting as hoodlums set office ablaze in Abia

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Following continuous attacks on its facilities, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would be meeting with security agencies next week to find last solution to the...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

Airline: Bayelsa opens partnership negotiations with Ibom Air

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Ibom Air airplane The Bayelsa government at the weekend opened partnership discussions with its Akwa Ibom counterpart on the use of Ibom Air to start commercial flight operations at the Bayelsa...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

Stop the bleeding, carnage or resign, 127 CSOs tell Buhari

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After what appears a lull in Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) activism in the country, a coalition of 127 CSOs under the Joint Action Civil Society Coalition/Nigeria Mourns Secretariat,...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

NFF seeks friendlies for Super Eagles ahead 2022 World Cup qualifiers

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[FILES] Super EaglesThe Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is looking for quality teams to engage the Super Eagles in friendly games ahead of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, which the Confederation...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

Electoral Act: Unheeded groundwork for credible poll

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Twenty-two years after Nigeria’s return to presidential democracy, politicians have continued to play tricks with the country’s Electoral Act. Even with several attempts to retool...

Sun May 9th, 2021     Read More →

Multidimensional panacea needed to end attacks on security institutions HURIWA

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Emmanuel Onwubiko Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on governors of South Eastern states, including governors of Akwa Ibom and Cross River to unify their positions...

Sun May 9th, 2021     Read More →

Sanwo-Olu commiserates with Pastor Adeboye on son’s death

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commiserated with Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) on the death of his son, Pastor Dare...

Thu May 6th, 2021     Read More →