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Three Nigerian poachers arrested in Niger with massive haul

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Three Nigerian poachers were arrested in Niger with a massive haul of slaughtered game from W National Park which straddles the borders of Niger, Burkina Faso and Benin, officials said...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

MADE, Novus Agro, others parade opportunities for farmers at Edo – FAC

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Determined to exploit opportunities to deepen market development in the state, United Kingdom-funded Market Development in the Niger Delta (MADE) and Novus Agro have concluded plans to provide...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian Army as credible partner in deepening democracy 

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By David Onmeje Nigerians with discerning minds clearly knows the irretrievable commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to the peace and security of Nigeria. Soldiers and policemen stand at the...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Activist tasks Bayelsa, Rivers govts on insecurity on East-West Road

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA— RENOWNED Niger Delta environmentalist, Alagoa Morris has called on the governments of Bayelsa and Rivers states to help stem the rising wave of kidnapping on...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

RIVERS: N-Delta agitators split over Amaechi, Wike

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South PORT HARCOURT- ACTIVISTS and former agitators in the Niger Delta, were weekend, divided over Minister of Transport, Mr Chibuike Amaechi and Governor...

Mon Mar 18th, 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 →

Ibori,Okowa and PDP’sDelta State victory

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By Tony Eluemunor I was wondering whether it would not be an over-kill to write about President Mohammadu Buhari again, after I had focused exclusively on him for some weeks now. Actually, I did...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

2019 poll: Surprises, unanswered questions and the battle to come

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Dayo Johnson, Regional Editor, South-West, Wole Mosadomi, Peter Duru, Ola Ajayi, Daud Olatunji, Bashir Bello, Femi Bolaji, Dennis Agbo, Sam Oyadongha,...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

‘No Mr. President, the problem is not corruption, and It’s absurd to think it is’

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By Obinna Ezugwu President Muhammadu Buhari’s penchant for elevating corruption as the sole, or at least, the main source of Nigeria’s problems is already trite. But more importantly,...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

N’Delta agitators threaten fresh oil war, ask Buhari to restrain Amaechi

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…IPDI, NDSWON back Amaechi, say he is fighting for justice, equity By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South PORT HARCOURT- ACTIVISTS in Niger –Delta, weekend, called on President...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

France to invest in French language promotion in Nigeria

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Abuja – The French Embassy in Nigeria has pledged investment in sports and educational programmes to promote French language speaking in Nigeria. The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb....

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa govt vindicates Nigerian Army as COAS unveil new barracks

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The Bayelsa Deputy Governor, retired Rear Admiral John Jonah, has implored Nigerians not to blame the army for its involvement in the 2019 general elections. Buratai Jonah made the remark on...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Why elitist third parties fail miserably at general elections – 2

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By Dele Sobowale “It is difficult to see how an arrogant, authoritarian, self-admiring egomaniac can be transformed into an effective leader.”—VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ, p...

Sun Mar 17th, 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 →

Gov. Bello lauds military support to internal security

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Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Saturday applauded the military in complementing the efforts of the police and the civil defence corps in securing lives and property in the state. Gov. Yahaya...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →