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Intimidation of voters and electoral officials in last elections by military unprecedented — Col Tony Nyiam

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By Chioma Gabriel, Editor, Special Features Nigerians have continued to express dismay over the role of the military in the just-concluded elections, expressing disappointment that their...

Sat Mar 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Alleged N25bn fraud: Court quashes 19 out of 21 charges against Goje

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Jos – A Federal High Court sitting in Jos on Friday quashed 19 out of the 21 counts of alleged N25 billion conspiracy and money laundering filed against former Governor Danjuma Goje. Danjuma...

Fri Mar 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Blast rocks east China chemical plant, casualties unknown

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A chemical plant in eastern China was rocked by an explosion on Thursday, local officials said, as authorities checked for any casualties. The blast occurred at a chemical facility run by...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

The CP in Kano – man of the moment

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By Gambo Dori AT the heat of the collation of results in the Kano State gubernatorial elections, when tempers were running high, one man stood out as the man of the moment. He was seen running...

Thu Mar 21st, 2019     Read More →

Senate President: Concern in APC as Lawan, Goje, Ndume heat contest

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– Why Buhari should step in to stop Saraki hijacking 9th Senate – Nabena By Emmanuel Aziken Political Editor and Omeiza Ajayi Amidst concern of a free for all by three leading...

Wed Mar 20th, 2019     Read More →

Senate passes Budget 2019 for second reading

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Refers same to the committee gives committee two week By Henry Umoru AHEAD of the defence of the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N8.83 trillion presented before the National Assembly by President...

Tue Mar 19th, 2019     Read More →

2019 Budget Defense: This is not the time to travel, Senate warns ministers, heads of MDAS

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Warns that the Budget Proposals will be passed if the Ministers fail to defend Budget Estimates As Appropriation Bill Scales Second Reading, Referred to Committee on Appropriations, Committee...

Tue Mar 19th, 2019     Read More →

Prices of fuel, kerosene rose in February — NBS

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By Emmanuel Elebeke National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said the average price for refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas, otherwise known as cooking gas,...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Senate presidency and north-central zone’s mystique

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the majority seats in the Nigerian Senate – at least 62 so far of 109. It is therefore set to produce the Senate president when...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Buhari will not interfere – Presidency

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*As intense lobby, nocturnal meetings for senate leadership begin *Group roots for Ahmed Lawan *Enang calls for robust legislature *Says all lawmakers are equal before the law By Henry Umoru AHEAD...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Intense Lobby, nocturnal meetings of APC serving senators, senators – elect

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate where the two presiding officers, the Senate President and the Deputy Senate President would emerge, there have been...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

9th Senate: Leadership squabble in 8th Senate won’t repeat itself —Senate spokesman

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi (APC, Niger North), has allayed fears of...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki inaugurates 13-man SPSC, SCU World Bank IDEAS Project

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…charges group to prepare people for jobs in the real sector Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated a 13-man State Project Steering Committee (SPSC) and the State...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Governorship Election 2019: APC leads PDP in 22 states declared so far by INEC

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Idowu Bankole On Saturday, March 9, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), conducted Governorship election across 29 out of 36 states and state House of Assembly elections across...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Election observers exonerate military of wrongdoing in Rivers, Akwa-Ibom

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A coalition of election observers, under the aegis of Coalition of Civil Rights Movement (CCRM), has hailed the military’s exceptional conduct during the recently concluded Gubernatorial and...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →