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Open letter to the new COAS

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Dear Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahaya, I join Nigerians in their numbers to sincerely congratulate you on your recent appointment as the 22nd Nigeria Chief of Army Staff (COAS). This came on the hills of...

Tue Jul 20th, 2021     Read More →

Bail bond: Ndume begs court for order releasing his property documents

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[FILE] Member of the Senate, Alhaji Ali Ndume Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja for an order releasing his building’s Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) used...

Mon Jul 19th, 2021     Read More →

Why Nigerian politicians hate robust journalism

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[FILES] Martins Oloja Let’s us not get it twisted, there will never be a cosy relationship between state actors and good journalists. And so whenever you see that state actors and...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

APC: Burden by Buni’s prolonged tenure amid jostles for party chairmanship

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[FILES] Mai Mala Buni. Photo: TWITTER/BUNIMEDIA On June 5, 2020 when President Muhammadu Buhari called for the dissolution of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

Eid-el-Adha: Muslim clerics decry leaders’ incapacity to tackle insecurity

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Imam Onike As Muslims celebrate the Eid-el-Adha globally this Tuesday, faithful in Nigeria, especially in the Northern part, are not likely to completely revel in the season, what with the...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

Average price of kerosene, cooking gas increases in June- NBS

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Cooking gas Cylinders PHOTO: iStock The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N370.29 in June from...

Sat Jul 17th, 2021     Read More →

Court closes Maina’s case, adjourns for adoption of final written addresses

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[FILES] Some lawyers moving outside of the Federal High Court , AbujaA Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, ordered the closure of the case of Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, defunct...

Sat Jul 17th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 159 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

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NCDC. Photo: BIOREPORTS Nigeria on Thursday recorded 159 new cases of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Friday morning. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN),...

Fri Jul 16th, 2021     Read More →

Seven women crushed to death in Nigeria aid handout

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Seven women were trampled to death in northeast Nigeria on Thursday in a crush during a food distribution by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), a medical worker and residents...

Fri Jul 16th, 2021     Read More →

2023 in jeopardy as Electoral Act amendment splits National Assembly

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It was a raucous scene at both chambers of the National Assembly yesterday, over the mode of transmission of results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on election day. x...

Fri Jul 16th, 2021     Read More →

‘We want to recruit volunteer fighters to assist during fire outbreaks in communities’

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Dr. Ibrahim Alhaji Liman is Controller-General of Federal Fire Service. Photo/ANAMBRAUPDATEDr. Ibrahim Alhaji Liman is Controller-General of Federal Fire Service (FFS). He inherited a staff...

Fri Jul 16th, 2021     Read More →

Army dismisses report of release of ex-Boko Haram fighters

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[FILES] Nigerian army. Photo/facebook/NigerianArmyThe Nigerian Army (NA) has dismissed the report of alleged release and handover of over 1009 ex-Boko Haram fighters to the Borno State...

Thu Jul 15th, 2021     Read More →

Army denies freeing 1009 Boko Haram terrorists in custody

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The Nigerian Army (NA) has debunked reports that it has released over 1009 ex-Boko Haram fighters to Borno State government. x Army spokesman, Onyema Nwachukwu, a Brigadier General who debunked...

Thu Jul 15th, 2021     Read More →

2023: APC and its contentious gentleman’s agreement on power shift

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Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu The “Lagos Declaration” by the 17 Southern governors on rotational presidency seems to be unsettling some founding fathers of All Progressives Congress...

Thu Jul 15th, 2021     Read More →

Buhari lauds UNILAG Senate’s role in resolving crisis 

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University of Lagos (UNILAG) • Shobanjo urges graduating students to break new grounds President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Senate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) for its role in...

Thu Jul 15th, 2021     Read More →