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Political amnesia in defence of corruption and the status quo

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By Tabia Princewill IT has often been said that Nigerians, the political elite in particular, suffer from acute amnesia and a tendency to re-write history to suit the political exigencies of the...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Aftermath of hot exchanges: Buhari, OBJ greet; NCS okays N27,000 minimum wage

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•FG to pay N30,000; NASS gets minimum wage bill today •Jonathan, Saraki, Abdulsalami, at NCS meeting ; IBB, Gowon absent •NCS expresses satisfaction with INEC’s preparations...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

CCT panel divided over CJN’s trial, as FG insists he must step aside

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Joseph Erunke ABUJA—There was a sharp division among members of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, yesterday, over an application that sought to suspend further...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki in Akwa Ibom, campaigns for Buhari, Ekere

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged residents and people of Akwa Ibom State to vote for All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari and...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Flying Eagles list Utin, Nazifi, Maxwell for Under-20 AFCON

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Team captain Ikouwem Utin and forwards Yahaya Nazifi and Effiom Maxwell are among 21 players listed by Nigeria’s under-20 male team for the Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations in Niger...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, others attend Council of State meeting

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—IBB, Gowon absent By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with members of the National Council of State at the Presidential...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Obasanjo goofed on Buhari’s performance – Tsav

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Elder statesman and former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has faulted ex-President Olusegun over his Sunday’s comment on the security situation in the...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

A-Ibom guber poll, referendum on Emmanuel —Ekere

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Akwa Ibom resources poorly managed —Obaseki By Harris-Okon Emmanuel & Chioma Onuegbu The All Progressives Congress,APC, governorship candidate for Akwa Ibom State, Obong Nsima Ekere, has...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

The primacy of National purpose

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NATIONS, like individuals, have a national purpose or none at all. Unless a person has defined their life-purpose they couldn’t be regarded as being fully alive. Without purpose, people will...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Opposition plotting to scuttle polls, set up interim govt – FG

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•Alleges they’ve armed Boko Haram, others to attack 10 northern states •Says Nigerien mercenaries contracted to attack govs, others in North West •It’s plot to foment...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

PDP’ll suffer defeat in Delta—APC

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—DELTA State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has vowed to deliver votes in the state to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

U20 AFCON: Aigbogun submits final list of 21 players

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Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun, has submitted to the Nigeria Football Federation, his final list of 21 players that he believes will do Nigeria proud at the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

10 developments that will shape Africa’s energy sector in 2019

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This year will be key for the advancement of new exploration and production development projects from West to East Africa After a year of rebound and recovery, Africa’s old and new...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Oil & Gas Training Centre: Ondo ex-militants hail Akeredolu, pledges support 

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AKURE—Ex-militants in Ondo State, weekend, hailed Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, for facilitating establishment of the new oil and gas vocational training centre in the state. Oil Speaking at...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Red alert as opposition plans to scuttle elections

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The Federal Government has alerted Nigerians to plans by some unscrupulous opposition elements to scuttle the 2019 general elections by orchestrating widespread violence. ”Having realized...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →