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Senate committee to monitor Ogoni cleanup

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Senate Chairman of the Ecological Committee in the Senate, Hassan Muhammed Gusau, at the weekend said that the committee would soon go on an oversight visit to monitor the level of clean-up...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

Unimpressive Ivory Coast need two penalties to beat Niger

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Players of Niger’s national football team pose for a team photo during the African Cup of Nations 2021 Group K football qualification match between Ivory Coast and Niger at the Felix...

Sun Nov 17th, 2019     Read More →

Oil-producing communities reek of poverty despite over N10t 13% derivation

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Despite the receipt of over N10t from the 13 per cent derivation principle between 2000 and 2018, by Niger Delta states, the deplorable living conditions in oil-producing communities remain...

Sun Nov 17th, 2019     Read More →

Onwioduokit: Let people demand accountability from their governments

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Onwioduokit Professor of Economics at the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Emmanuel Onwioduokit, in this interview with INEMESIT AKPAN-NSOH in Uyo, said that the Federal Government was...

Sun Nov 17th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari clarifies postings in VP’s office

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President Muhammadu Buhari I Didn’t Sack Them, They Were Redeployed President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, threw light on the motive behind the recent removal of some aides attached to the...

Sun Nov 17th, 2019     Read More →

Dissecting the Hate Speech Bill

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Senate House (NASS)Against the backdrop of the furore that greeted the reintroduction of the National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speech Bill by the Senate last Tuesday, ONYEDIKA...

Sat Nov 16th, 2019     Read More →

Border Closure: Nigeria, Benin, Niger to form border police

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Nigeria, Benin, Niger in a joint communique in Abuja on Thursday, 14/11/2019. PHOTO: DOLAPO JULIUS Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger have agreed to establish a joint border police to check...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

‘Bayelsa guber poll must not be won by superior violence’

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Timi Alaibe Politicians in Bayelsa State have been warned to ensure that the governorship election must not be contested and won based on superiority of violence. A chieftain of the Peoples...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

IYC hails Reps’ decision to dissolve NDDC interim management

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Wants Godswill Akpabio sanctioned The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) yesterday commended the decision of the House of Representatives requesting the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →

UPDATED: Storey building collapses in Lagos after fire outbreak (Video)

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Picture of the on going rescue effort by LASEMA, fire service men at the fire scene, Tejuosho Yaba, Thursday. By Olasunkanmi Akoni A storey building, located in Tejuosho, Yaba area of Lagos State...

Thu Nov 14th, 2019     Read More →

Reps to stop Akpabio's 2020 budget over alleged interference in NDDC

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The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to halt further consideration of the 2020 budget of Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs over the appointment of an interim committee to manage the...

Thu Nov 14th, 2019     Read More →

Gubernatorial Elections: NSCDC deploys for effective coverage

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Following the determination to ensure hitch-free outings in the forthcoming Kogi and Bayelsa states election respectively, the Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,...

Wed Nov 13th, 2019     Read More →

Outrage as Senate imposes death penalty on hate speech offenders

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Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, President of the 9th Senate – Representing Yobe North Senatorial District. Photo: TWITTER/DRAHMADLAWANThe Senate has reintroduced a bill it abandoned under...

Wed Nov 13th, 2019     Read More →

Police arraign businesswoman for allegedly biting off apprentice’s cheek

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The police on Tuesday arraigned a businesswoman, Lovina Chukwuekezi, 34, in a Magistrates’ Court in Ojo, Lagos for allegedly biting off her apprentice’s cheek. The police charged...

Tue Nov 12th, 2019     Read More →

Morales leaves for Mexico as Bolivia military pledges to tackle violence

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Bolivia's Evo Morales was en route to exile in Mexico on Tuesday, leaving behind a country in turmoil after his abrupt resignation as president. As the nation suddenly found itself without a...

Tue Nov 12th, 2019     Read More →