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Election: Gunmen kill APC ward Chairman in Zamfara

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Gusau – The All Progressives Congress (APC) Ward Chairman of Yandoton Daji in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, Alhaji Yusuf Yahaya, has been killed by unidentified gunmen. The police...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Buratai, please, don’t be brutal! 

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo The military is a disciplined institution with a command structure that brooks no disrespect for constituted authorities. Hence the tendency by the Chief of Army Staff,...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

BUHARI Vs ATIKU: How they may win

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By Dirisu Yakubu Abia Abia state, South-East Nigeria is a stronghold of the PDP. With Governor Okezie Ikpeazu seeking a fresh four years mandate, the odds are clearly in Atiku’s...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Polls: EFCC lays ambush for hard currencies in major border towns

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Warns of voodoo currency in circulation By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor ABUJA—Apparently acting on intelligence that some politicians have resorted to ferrying hard currencies into...

Fri Feb 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Presidential poll: EFCC lays ambush for hard currencies in major border towns

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…Warns of voodoo currency in circulation Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Apparently acting on intelligence that influential and powerful politicians have resorted to ferrying hard...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Elections: DIG warns policemen against accepting inducement

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Sokoto – The Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) in charge of Research and Planning, Mr Aminchi Baraya, has warned policemen against accepting any inducement during the rescheduled...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Just in: 72.7 Million Nigerians collected PVCs – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed that a total of 72,775,502 million Nigerians have collected Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs ) for the General Election. Details...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Polls: Buhari, APC bent on arm-twisting security, INEC to compromise process — PDP

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—WITH barely two days to the Presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised fresh concerns over alleged plans by the Presidency and the All...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Wamakko condoles families of slain APC chair

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Chairman of Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has condoled the family of the Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bakale Ward, Yabo Local Government of Sokoto State, Alhaji...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Osinbajo and miracle of Kabba

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By Emeka Obasi Vice President Oluyemi Oluyeke Osinbanjo is indeed, a lucky man. May I join family and friends in thanking God for keeping our Pastor, Professor and lawyer alive, to preach the...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Where are Buhari’s  12 million votes?

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President Buhari has been credited with having a bank of 12 million votes in the north. After nearly four years in office as president, the sustainability of that bank of votes is now an issue By...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Polls: Jonathan, Abdulsalami want leaders to learn from history, put Nigeria first

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA— FORMER President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, and ex-Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, yesterday, urged leaders in the country to learn from history and put Nigeria...

Fri Feb 8th, 2019     Read More →

Ekiti policeman killed while in pursuit of robbers

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—An unidentified policeman was on Monday reportedly killed by a gang of armed robbers in Ado-Ekiti while on hot pursuit of the robbers who had terrorised a...

Fri Feb 8th, 2019     Read More →

Customs officers killing our people at will, Ogun monarchs cry out

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By Daud Olatunji TRADITIONAL rulers in Yewa land in Ogun State have accused the Nigerian Customs Services of alleged extra- judicial killings of residents in the border towns of the state. The...

Fri Feb 8th, 2019     Read More →

On Buhari, Obiano doesn’t get it

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I waited this long before weighing in on the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano’s contrived face-off with the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, because I thought the...

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

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