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N30, 000 New Minimum Wage started April 18, FG insists

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—Says no gov can say he won’t pay —-Adds: Committee working out new template for consequential adjustment By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Government has said...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking of will destroy northern Nigeria — Naniya, history professor

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• Says Gov Ganduje broke Jihad rules, challenged the authority of the Sokoto Caliphate • ‘Step shattered the remaining institution that unites Kano’ By Abdulmumin Murtala,...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

Security in Tatters: Govt ignored warning banditry, kidnapping, killings would escalate, spread to Katsina, Kaduna, Sokoto – Researcher

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•Narrates how fight against bandits snowballed into bloody farmers/herders conflict •‘Third force’ brutal intervention •Says Sani Yerima’s seizure of the Fulani...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

My ordeal in the hands of Wamako, EFCC – Chief Umeh

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By Jacob Ajom Former Acting President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Mike Umeh is a Lagos-based business man who is better known for his involvement in football administration in the...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

2019 Poll: S-Court knocks APC, sacks Zamfara Gov-elect, declares PDP winner

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Anka, expressed concern over the verdict, which handed over the government to PDP, as according to him, the party has no popularity. Court Supreme Court sacks Zamfara gov-elect, awards N10m cost...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

APC expresses sadness over Supreme Court’s verdict on Zamfara

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has expressed sadness over the judgement of the Supreme Court which upheld the decision of the Sokoto Division of the Court of...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Flying Eagles pound Qatar 4 -0

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Nigeria’s Flying Eagles open their Group D campaign at the 2019 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland with a 4-0 defeat of Qatar at Tychy, through goals from Maxwell Effiom, Okechukwu Offia,...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

BREAKING: Supreme Court sacks Zamfara gov-elect, awards N10m cost against APC

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Says APC has no candidate By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Supreme Court has held that the All Progressive Congress, APC, did not have any valid candidate in all the elections that held in Zamfara...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Govs’ll criticise FG constructively, says new NGF chair, Fayemi

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—NEWLY elected Chairman Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State yesterday said yesterday governors would not shy away from criticizing...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Pilgrims are sponsors of your contract, NAHCON boss tells approved airlines

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THREE airlines have been approved by the Presidency for 2019 Hajj operations. They are Max Air Limited, Medview Airlines Plc, and FlyNas of Saudi Arabia. NAHCON-Boss, Barr Abdullahi...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Community takes action against new born deaths in Oyo

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela IBADAN—SCALING down the increasing rate of child mortality and new born deaths across the country has been a major challenge to health...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Mobilising Nigeria’s human and natural resources for national development and stability by Obasanjo

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Full text of the keynote address delivered by former President at the Anglican Church Synod in Delta Keynote Address by His Excellency Chief Olusegun Obasanjo At the 2019 Synod of the Church of...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Yoruba youths hail Fayemi’s election as governors’ forum chairman

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Lagos – The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Thursday hailed the election of Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). Kayode...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Kano emirates imbroglio – a reflection

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By Gambo Dori EVEN though the feud between the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, had simmered for many months, yet when it broke into an...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Ihedioha’s tenure on intellectual high ground

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EMEKA Ihedioha will take the oath of office as the sixth democratically elected Governor of Imo State on Wednesday, May 29, a dream come true both for himself and for Imolites who have suffered...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →