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2020: Ondo Deputy Governor denies plan to join PDP

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The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has denied a report that he is dumping the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP) in order to contest the 2020...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Matawale, 5 other govs, media guru, Nollywood stars to grace 13th NMNA

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Not less than five governors, media gurus and prominent Nigerians are expected at the 13th edition of Nigeria Media Nite-Out Award (NMNA). Those expected according to Murphy Ajibade Alabi, the...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial portfolios: Round pegs in round holes or…

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Acting Political Editor AS President Muhammadu Buhari swears in the 43 ministers-designate on Wednesday, all eyes are on him to see the portfolios he will assign the seven...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Count Jonathan out of FGN and PID deal – Reno Omokri

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By Nwafor Sunday Former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno Omokri, Saturday frowned at the report making rounds that the contract between the Federal Government of Nigeria, FGN,...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

How they  destroyed  Nigeria – Mbazulike Amaechi

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Nigeria Only surviving Igbo zikist opens up on: •Ojukwu’s blunders that caused the civil war •What he did to Zik, M. I. Okpra, K. O. Mbadiwe, Akanu Ibiam, other Igbo...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Iri Ji Mbaise: Tambuwal, Ugwuanyi, others rate Imo festival high

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… Festival will boost Imo’s economy–Imo Gov Some notable political leaders in the country have praised the rich cultural heritage in Imo State, insisting that one cannot be...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Makinde says govt gradually easing people’s pains

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Makinde By Adeola Badru IBADAN—GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State said, yesterday, that his administration has been gradually easing the pains of people of the state. Gov Seyi...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Ortom lauds Buhari’s embargo on farm produce importation, renaming of FUAM

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Ortom By Peter Duru Makurdi—Governor Samuel Ortom has commended President Muhammadu for placing embargo on the allocation of foreign exchange for the importation of farm produce into the...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Army-Police face-off: Where is the NSA?

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By Yushau A. Shuaib Our country is bedevilled… (by) multifarious security challenges by which each agency must bring its wealth of experience and comparative advantage to complement the...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Chinese investments in Nigeria reach $16bn – NNPC

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By Michael Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Thursday, called on the Chinese government to increase its investment in infrastructural development in the Nigerian petroleum...

Thu Aug 15th, 2019     Read More →

Pregnant woman kidnapped in Sokoto

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The State Police Command has confirmed the disappearance of a pregnant housewife suspected to have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The victim, Luba Bello, was reportedly abducted from her...

Thu Aug 15th, 2019     Read More →

Uwelu market traders count losses as Obaseki promises succor

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Obaseki By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—TRADERS, yesterday, at Uwelu spare parts market in Egor Local Government Area near Benin City, the Edo State capital, continued to count their losses as a...

Thu Aug 15th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa Gov Primaries: PDP Youths warn Dickson, state chairman

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By Dirisu Yakubu Ahead of the Bayelsa state Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primaries slated for September 3, the South-South youths chapter of the party yesterday cautioned the state...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

Audu Ogbeh takes the back seat

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By Eric Teniola WHEN President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, submitted his list of ministers to the Senate on July 23, the name of Chief Audu Innocent Ogbeh (72) was missing. Audu Ogbeh He was one of...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

OMPALAN begins national dialogue on herders/farmers clashes

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By Emmanuel Elebeke Oguta—The Oil and Solid Mineral Producing Area Landlords’ Association of Nigeria, a Federal Government-recognized elite umbrella NGO of stakeholders in the oil, gas...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →