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Plans to overthrow Buhari abound, presidency alleges

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[FILES] Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NGRPRESIDENT • Buhari haunted by his coup plotting past, says PDP • HURIWA: You made yourself removable due to crass incompetence, nepotism •...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →

Governor Diri cautions against politicising nation’s security

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Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri (middle); his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo (third left); new Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Obi Egbuchulam and other...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →

Delta economic summit group appoints new DG

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The Delta Economic Summit Group (DESG) has appointed Ekenem Isichei as its new director-general (DG). Isichei takes over from Chukwuka Monye. Similarly, Isioma Udeozo has been appointed deputy...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →

$2.9b Escravos Seaport to decongest Lagos ports, generate 40,000 jobs

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Mercury Maritime Concession Company (MMCC) Limited, the promoter of the proposed $2.9 billion Escravos Seaport Industrial Complex (ESIC-1) in Delta State, has said that the project would help to...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →

DESG names Isichei new DG

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The Delta Economic Summit Group (DESG) has appointed Ekenem Isichei as its new director-general (DG). Isichei takes over from Chukwuka Monye. Similarly, Isioma Udeozo has been appointed deputy...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →

Procurement fraud costs Nigeria over N300billion yearly - Forensic Institute

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The inability of Nigeria to establish the National Procurement Council in line with the Public Procurement Act of 2007 meant to standardize the cost of procurement in public and private live-in...

Tue May 4th, 2021     Read More →

State governments face historic liquidity crises

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State governments are in dire strait as make-up funding sources dry up amid tumbling earnings, crippling their ability to repay existing loans and meet essential obligations. While state...

Tue May 4th, 2021     Read More →

Conviction of Prof. Peter Ogban: Deterrence or incentive for electoral offences

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The recent conviction of Professor Peter Ogban by a High Court in Akwa Ibom State for electoral offences has been described as a landmark decision in the nation’s jurisprudence. Ogban, a...

Tue May 4th, 2021     Read More →

Stilt roots stories

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Why is storytelling so central to African social ecology? Without asking this question we have a tendency to consign stories to moonlight tales, as merely ways of passing time before children fall...

Tue May 4th, 2021     Read More →

26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

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At least 26 people were killed when a speedboat packed with passengers collided with a vessel transporting sand on Monday in the latest maritime disaster to hit Bangladesh. x Police said the...

Mon May 3rd, 2021     Read More →

FG reiterates commitment towards return of looted funds- Malami

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Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment towards the return of looted Nigerian assets kept outside the country. x The...

Mon May 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Demystifying amnesty calls to bandits and kidnappers   

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Sir: Nigeria has been notorious for ethno- religious, communal, political conflicts. Of late, banditry and kidnapping have become a menace in Nigeria forming part of the predicaments confronting...

Mon May 3rd, 2021     Read More →

NiMet predicts 3 days sunshine, thunderstorms

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Sunday to Tuesday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Saturday in Abuja predicted...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Despite PDP NEC’s reprieve, Secondus’ fate still hovers

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Apprehension was thick in the air, when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) announced its decision to hold an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting at the wake of alleged...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Office of the First Lady

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Over the years, the office of the First lady, at both federal and state levels, has gained immeasurable recognition and appreciation in the country such that any move aimed at formalising it now...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →