672 results found for PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Prof. Ishaq Oloyede as�� Registrar of the Joint Admissions

Buhari is clueless, Ayo tells Obasanjo

THE National Chairman, People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, yesterday, described the President Muhammad Buhari administration as clueless and piling eternal debts for this and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 15 hrs ago | seen 165 times

Tags: PDP, Iyorchia Ayu, President Muhammad Buhari, Olusegun Obasanjo

Devices to tackle insecurity under development, says UNIMAID VC

THE Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), Prof. Aliyu Shugaba says the institution has recently gone into research and innovative programme to develop devices to tackle insecurity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 16 hrs ago | seen 104 times

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Tinubu’s camp, others move against consensus

AHEAD of the February 26 national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, there are underground moves by some powerful stakeholders in the party to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 16 hrs ago | seen 73 times

Tags: APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

AMCON invitation by EFCC another bad image for Buhari government

  By Andrew Onyejuruuwa   For those who may not know, the invitation of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON),... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 21 hrs ago | seen 445 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari,Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK), chairman of the Econo

SERAP takes Buhari govt to ECOWAS Court over ‘secrecy in spending of loans, debt crisis’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari over “secrecy in the spending of loans so far... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 22 hrs ago | seen 61 times

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Osibanjo is our next President - Civil Group

A civil group, Identify The Right Leader Initiative, identified Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo as the next president because of his speeches and actions as Attorney... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Abimbola Oyanuri,

We’ll track funding sources, monitor bank accounts of politicians, parties - INEC warns on 2023 Campaign

AS Nigerians await the release of the 2023 general election timetable, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has vowed to beam its searchlight on politicians and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 141 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, DSS, EFCC, ICPC,

Sanwo-Olu ready to build world class health system in Lagos

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu of Lagos says building a world class health system is a priority of his administration.  Sanwo-Olu said this on Friday in Lagos during the Y2021... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Dr Atinuke Onayiga, Dr Jide Idris, Dr Leke Pitan, Prof. Akin Abayomi, Folasade Jaji, NAN, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Polymer Institute appeals to Buhari to sign its bill into law

THE Polymer Institute of Nigeria (PIN) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the institute’s bill, to enable it perform its duties professionally, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Polymer Institute of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Paul Mamza,

Osinbajo, World Economic Forum rally support for Africa on climate change, COVID-19, terrorism

 VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has called on the international community to support Africa’s efforts in combatting climate change, containing the  COVID-19 pandemic, fighting terrorism, as well... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 92 times

Tags:  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,

Kaduna State University appoints Prof. Tella, acting VC

 THE Governing Council of Kaduna State University has approved the appointment of Prof. Yohanna Tella, as the acting Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the University. The Public Relation Officer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 400 times

Tags: Prof. Yohanna Tella, Mr Adamu Bargo, Mal. Hussaini Dikko, Prof. Muhammad Tanko

What contractors did to complete road to Buhari’s Kaduna residence

CONSTRUCTION work on the portion of Sultan road, which leads to the Kaduna residence of President Muhammadu Buhari, was intensified ahead of the president’s visit, Daily... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 1,707 times

Tags: Malam Yusuf Ibrahim, Nasir El-Rufai, Muhammadu Buhari, Ronchess Global Resource Plc

PUs expansion for voter transfer should be of benefit – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has advised registered voters living far from their Polling Units, PUs, to take advantage of the newly created PUs to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Chris Isiguzo, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, NUJ

Osinbajo, Lawan to grace 2022 Justice Sector Summit

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President Ahmad Lawan are expected to grace the 2022 Justice Sector Summit. The Chairman, NBA Judiciary Committee, Dr Babatunde Ajibade,  who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Dr Babatunde Ajibade, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, Olumide Apata, Justice Peter Affen, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ibrahim Muhammad, Femi Gbajabiamila,

Ortom suspends four Benue traditional rulers for misconduct

FOUR traditional rulers in the Sankera axis of Benue state comprising, Ukum, Logo and Katsina-Ala Local Government Areas of the state have been suspended by Governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Chief Enoch Kyumen, Chief Johnson Boi, Prof. James Ayatse, Tor Sankera, Governor Samuel Ortom

EU challenges Russia at WTO over wood export restrictions

EUROPEAN Union on Friday launched a challenge at the World Trade Organization to Russian export restrictions on wood products which the bloc said are illegal and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 46 times

Tags: World Trade Organization, President Vladimir Putin,

Osinbajo calls for resolutions with agitators through dialogue

PROF. Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president, has tasked Nigerians with diverse grievances to leverage the benefits of dialogue and negotiation to resolve differences and forge a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 72 times

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UNICAL VC targets end of 2022 for total digitization of institute

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has pledged her administration’s readiness to digitize the institution before the end of 2022 in compliance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Prof. Florence Obi, Prof. Idongesit Akpabio

VC pledges total digitisation of UNICAL

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has pledged her administration’s readiness to digitise the institution before the end of 2022 in compliance... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 69 times

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West will stand up to ‘dictatorship’, Britain warns Russia, China

Britain warned Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday that its allies would stand together to fight for democracy against dictatorships that... Read more

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Tags: President Vladimir Putin,

Nigerians regret electing president Buhari — Ortom

GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue state, on Thursday, said Nigerians are feeling very sorry for electing President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Governor Samuel Ortom, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Judge my government fairly, Buhari tells Nigerians

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to assess him on the campaign promises he made ahead of the 2015 elections and assured that his administration was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 151 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Muhammadu Isa,

Increase fuel price and expect uprising worse than #EndSARS - Abdulsalami to FG

NIGERIA'S former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has warned that the soaring hardship in the country might result into another nationwide conflagration, worse than... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Governor Babagana Zulum, National Bureau of Statistics, Baba-Ahmed, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic

Explosion in Ghana leaves many dead, others injured

MANY people were feared dead in an explosion in Bogoso, a town in western Ghana on Thursday evening. As at the time of this report, efforts to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 30 times

Tags: National Disaster Management Organisation, President Nana Akufo-Addo, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

2023: PDP stakeholders disagree over choice of candidate

PROXY war among contenders for the 2023 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is gathering steam, it was learnt yesterday. Those who have signified interest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 58 times

Tags: President Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr. Rufus Omeire, Segun Sowunmi, Dele Momodu, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Pius Anyim, Bukola Saraki, Aminu Tambuwal, Bala

Rice pyramid false, big mistake electing President Buhari, APC – Ortom…

….Nigeria cannot display rice pyramid and masses are hungry …..signs amended Benue grazing law proving stiffer penalties for offenders GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Thursday, said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 450 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom, APC, Open Grazing, President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidential aide lauds Nigerians who consistently promote peace

 MALAM Gambo Manzo, the Special Assistant to the President on Political Affairs in the Office of the Vice President, has lauded Nigerians who have consistently promoted... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 88 times

Tags: MALAM Gambo Manzo,Timothy Nwachukwu, President Muhammadu Buhari

Economic group partners NIPC on investment migration

The World International Economy Group (WIEG) is seeking partnership with the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) to facilities the migration of large investment to Nigeria. The WIEG... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 87 times

Tags: World International Economy Group (WIEG), Prof. Chris Nwanne, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC),

FCTA moves to strengthen routine immunisation in FCT

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will do everything possible to strengthen the entire routine immunisation structure and primary health care landscape in the FCT. The FCT... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Prof. Muhammad Usman, Dr Abubakar Tafida,

Leather product policy implementation plan underway-FG

Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Mohammed Abdullahi, says the ministry is putting together the first ever National Leather and Leather Products Policy in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Mohammed Abdullahi, Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology (NILEST), Prof. Mohammed Yakubu,

The loneliness of an expired president 

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu      IT's not only drugs that expire; presidents also expire. There are expired drugs and there are expired presidents. You can quote me... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 118 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, General Ibrahim Babangida, Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Dr Reuben Abati, President Goodluck Jonathan, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Presidential aide lauds Nigerians who consistently promote peace

Malam Gambo Manzo, the Special Assistant to the President on Political Affairs in the Office of the Vice President, has lauded Nigerians who have consistently promoted... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Malam Gambo Manzo, Super Eagles, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Osinbajo inaugurates $750m COVID-19 recovery programme, NG-Cares

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-Cares), which will be implementedwith a 750-million-dollar World Bank facility. The vice president... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Shubham Chaudhuri, Clem Agba, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, President Muhammadu Buhar

Russian envoy, Saudi crown prince discusses Syria crisis – Saudi TV

SAUDI Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday discussed developments in war-torn Syria with Russia’s special envoy, Saudi state TV reported. The Russian official, Alexander Lavrentiev, is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 103 times

Tags: United Arab Emirates, President Ebrahim Raisi, Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Buhari recalls how he survived Kaduna bomb attack

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday recalled how Boko Haram terrorists “wanted to blow me”, saying that he survived because “my escort somehow stopped them”. He spoke while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai, President Muhammadu Buhari

Petrol subsidy removal to come in June – NEC

THE National Economic Council, NEC, on Thursday said that decision on the removal of the subsidy on petroleum will be made in June when the provision... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 255 times

Tags: NEC, NNPC, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Abdulahi Sule, Godwin Obaseki

UAE says several missiles, drones used in attack, intercepted

CRUISE missiles and ballistic missiles were used alongside drones in Monday’s attack on the United Arab Emirates, and several weapons were intercepted, the UAE ambassador to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Yousef Al Otaiba, President Joe Biden,

VFMCRP receives EU approval for Tavneos for the treatment of ANCA-associated vasculitis

VIFOR Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, VFMCRP, has announced that the European Commission has approved Tavneos in combination with a rituximab or cyclophosphamide regimen for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, Prof. David Jayne, Dr. Klaus Henning Jensen,

Belarus, China entering new stage of ‘Ironclad Brotherhood’

BELARUSIAN President Alexander Lukashenko on Thursday said Minsk and Beijing are entering a new stage of “ironclad brotherhood” and “all-weather partnership”. This came when Lukashenko congratulated Chinese... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 53 times

Tags: President Alexander Lukashenko, President Xi Jinping,

Nigeria, U.S. sign agreement on protection of cultural property

 NIGERIA and the U.S. on Thursday in Abuja signed an agreement on the prevention of illicit export of archeological and ethnological materials,   The agreement titled, Cultural Property... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Prof. Ahmed Tijjani, Geoffrey Onyema,

Psychiatric profession worst hit by brain drain syndrome – Don

 A Professor of Psychiatry, Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, says  the psychiatric profession is the worst hit by the trending brain drain syndrome ongoing in the Nigeria medical... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 56 times

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Key suspect in Haitian president’s murder extradited to U.S.

 RODOLPHE Jaar, a key suspect in the murder of former Haitian President Jovenel Moise, was on Thursday extradited to the United States from the Dominican Republic,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Haitian President Jovenel Moise,

Gambian President Barrow vows economic progress at start of second term

 GAMBIAN President Adama Barrow on Wednesday pledged to work to jumpstart the economy and ensure broad-based development gains as he was sworn in for a second... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 32 times

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Nasir el-Rufai’s Book Is Intellectual Fraud – Chukwuma Soludo

ALTHOUGH there is no single definition of fraud, the online definitions that come to mind as one reads Nasir el-Rufai’s book (The Accidental Public Servant) is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Prof. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nasir el-Rufai, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Oby Ezekwesili, Atiku Abubakar, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu,

Republicans block democrats’ voting rights push in the Senate

 Senate Republicans on Wednesday, blocked President Joe Biden’s voting rights measure, handing Democrats their second high-profile setback in as many months. A procedural vote to advance a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: President Joe Biden, John R. Lewis, Charles E. Schumer,

Buhari’s visit: Residents lauds Gov. El-Rufai’s urban renewal projects

Some residents of Kaduna state have commended the urban renewal projects of Gov. Nasir El-Rufai led administration being inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Gov. Nasir El-Rufai, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Okowa condoles Tambuwal over brother’s death

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with his Sokoto State counterpart, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal on the death of his elder brother, Alhaji Muhammadu Bello.   Okowa’s condolence... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Alhaji Muhammadu Bello,

Rice pyramid: Kaduna Dealers, consumers commend FG, anticipate price crash

 CONSUMERS and businessmen dealing in rice in Kaduna have commended the Federal Government for initiating the rice pyramid, hoping for reduction in price of the commodity. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 79 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari

FG to initiate Fact-finding process on fuel subsidy removal

THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it would initiate a fact-finding process to determine the true state of affairs on the issues surrounding the removal of fuel... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Mohammed Bello, Ahmad Lawan, Lai Mohammed, Zainab Ahmed, President Muhammadu Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi.

Primaries conducted outside states will not be accepted - INEC warns

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that governorship primaries conducted outside Ekiti and Osun states will not be accepted. Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, n Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Oluwo advocates return of WAI, seeks death penalty for drug dealers

OLUWO of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi has urged President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to consider introducing the War Against Indiscipline (WAI) policy of 1984 to tackle drug... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 59 times

Tags: OLUWO of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, President Muhammadu Buhari, WAI

Neuropsychiatric Hospital establishes mental healthcare outposts in rural S/East

 THE Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, says it has moved healthcare to the hinterlands by firming-up its proposed plan to have community mental health outposts in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Prof. Monday Igwe,,

Don’t simply lament, get involved — INEC advises voters

THE Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) has implored Civil Society Organisations  (CSOs) and the citizens, specially youths, to get involved in deepening the country’s democracy. INEC Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission

Wabote refutes Frank's allegation of code of conduct breach

TIMI Frank, a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may be biting more than he could chew for making false allegation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Judge Joseph Leeson Jr, Jackson Ude, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Muhammadu Buhari, Timi Frank, All Progressives Congress

Buhari tells Reps to act on 3 anti-corruption bills before the house

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged the House of Representatives to consider and pass the Proceeds of Crime Bill, the Whistle-Blower Bill and the Witness Protection Bill... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, Muhammadu Buhari

Wabote refutes Frank's allegation of code of conduct breach

TIMI Frank, a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may be biting more than he could chew for making false allegation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 16 times

Tags: Jackson Ude, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Muhammadu Buhari, Timi Frank, All Progressives Congress

INEC counters Tinubu over PVC expiration

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said Permanent Voters’ Cards, PVCs, have not expired. The commission said this while responding to the comments of Bola Tinubu,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Rotimi Lawrence Oyekanmi, Prof. Bolade Eyinla, Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress, INEC

Biden nominates first female federal Muslim Judge, as he diversifies the judiciary

PRESIDENT Joe Biden intends to nominate a Muslim woman for a federal judgeship for the first time in U.S. history Wednesday as part of his administration's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 82 times

Tags: President Joe Biden, Natasha Merle, Nina Nin-Yuen Wang, Jennifer Rearden, Tiffany Cartwright, Robert Steven Huie, Ana Isabel de Alba, Nusrat Jahan Choudhury, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Candace Jackson-Aki

Anambra receives medical mobile clinic from MTN 

THE Anambra State Government has received a donation of Medical Mobile Clinic, from Mobile Telecommunications Network, MTN.  MTN, a leading network telephone provider in Nigeria, donated the clinic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Emmanuel Okereke, Vincent Okpala, Gov. Willie Obiano, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu

Senate rescinds decision, approves direct and indirect party primaries

THE Nigerian Senate has rescinded its earlier decision on making direct primaries the only method of electing candidates by political parties. At the resumption of its session... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Senator Ahmad Lawan, Yahaya Abubakar, Yahaya Abdullahi, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Soludo's intending cabinet members to ready CV, prepare for written and oral interviews

WITH less than 60 days to the swearing-in of the Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof Charles Soludo, indications are that the old ways of selecting cabinet... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 216 times

Tags: Mr Samuel Ejimofor, Prof Charles Soludo,

Garba Shehu follows Tinubu media support group on twitter

THE Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, has started following the Tinubu Media Support Group on Twitter. Shehu, who was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 47 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Garba Shehu, Tinubu Media Support Group

President Buhari embarks on two-day official visit to Kaduna State

 THE people of Kaduna State are set to receive President Muhammadu Buhari,  who is expected in the state Thursday on a two-day working visit, reports the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 31 times

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FUBK matriculates 2, 230 students for 2020/2021 academic session

The Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), has matriculated 2, 230 students for the 2020/2021 academic session. The ceremony was performed by Prof. Bello Shehu, the Vice-Chancellor of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 245 times

Tags: Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), Prof. Bello Shehu, Prof. Ibrahim Magawata,

Like Guinea like Mali

By Paul Ejime   DEPOSED Guinean President Alpha Conde has been allowed to travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for medical treatment.   Official sources in Conakry said the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 126 times

Tags: President Alpha Conde, President Alassane Ouattara, ECOWAS, Col Mamady Doumbouya, Col Assimi  Goita

Buhari presents NCC, FJSC nominees to the senate

THE Senate yesterday received a request to confirm the nomination of Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa as non-executive commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The request was... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Mahmud Abubakar Magaji, Nnamonso Ekanem, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa

Increase in fuel price looms as NEC ‘recommends N302 per litre’

The National Economic Council, NEC, has recommended an increase in the pump price of fuel, according to TheCable. Petrol price currently sells between N162 and N165 per... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Ahmad Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari, Zainab Ahmed, Nasir El-Rufai, NNPC, Yemi Osinbajo, TheCable

PDP describes the rice pyramid of Buhari, APC

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday described the rice pyramids of the All Progressives Congress, APC and its government as a pyramid of lies. The party lampooned... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Debo Ologunagba, PDP, APC

Trial begins in Frankfurt of Syrian doctor accused of torture

A Syrian doctor goes on trial for alleged torture in Frankfurt on Wednesday, in the latest attempt by German prosecutors to serve justice to the victims... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Alaa M, President Bashar al-Assad,

Buhari’s former campaign coordinator dies

Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Coordinator of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has passed on. Pasali was said to have died in an Abuja Hospital, after a protracted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Alhaji Danladi Pasali, President Muhammadu Buhari

Who actually unveiled the rice pyramids?

A lot of controversy is following, just as it preceded, the unveiling by President Muhammadu Buhari of pyramids of reportedly 13 million bags of rice in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Nigeria Daily, Muhammadu Buhari

Lawan counters finance minister's claim on fuel subsidy

HAJIYA Zainab Ahmed, the minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, is yet to comment on the position of senate president Ahmed Lawan that president Muhammadu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Paul Alaje, People Democratic Party, Muhammadu Buhari, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, Ahmed Lawan

Taiwan VP to attend inauguration of Honduras president-elect

Taiwan would send Vice President Lai Ching-te to the inauguration of Honduras president-elect Xiomara Castro next week. The move is aimed at securing diplomatic ties as Taipei... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 30 times

Tags: President Lai Ching-te, Xavier Chang, Xiomara Castro, Manuel Zelaya, Juan Orlando Hernandez,

Revealed: Why many power elite can’t wait for Buhari to leave office

THE Presidency has said the political elite have become wary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s stay in office because he has blocked their free access to public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Garba Shehu,

Senator Lawan clarifies Buhari's stand on fuel subsidy removal

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has not directed anyone to implement fuel subsidy removal, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has declared. He spoke after meeting Buhari at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Senator Ahmad Lawan, Zainab Ahmed, Chief Ernest Shonekan, President Muhammadu Buhari

Dapo Abiodun tells his stewardship as the governor of Ogun state

MR. president, I most heartily welcome you on behalf of the government and good people of Ogun State to your second home, the Gateway State. Your... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Dangote, Herbert Wigwe, Abdul Samad Rabiu, Babatunde Raji Fashola

How APC governors arrived at Feb. 26 convention date

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) governors at the weekend foiled a plan to shift the party’s convention. The governors at a meeting in Abuja voted for the convention... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prince Uche Secondus, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Kayode Fayemi, Senator John James Akoanudoedehe,

Buhari never told anyone that subsidy be removed – Senate President

 Senate President Ahmed Lawan has assured Nigerians that subsidy on Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) will not be removed for now as being reported by some social... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 42 times

Tags:  Senate President Ahmed Lawan,

Lagos psychiatric hospital ‘ll soon be completed – Commissioner

 THE Lagos State Government says a 500-bed psychiatric hospital and rehabilitation centre, to care for the mentally disordered persons, will soon be completed at Ketu Ejirin... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Prof. Akin Abayomi,

Buhari condemns UAE attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has denounced as worrisome escalation, the drone strikes in the United Arab Emirates that caused explosions and a deadly fire outside the capital,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 125 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu,

First Lady unveils APC Progressives Women Academy Mobile App

Nigeria`s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday unveiled a mobile application for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressives Women Academy.Mrs Buhari performed the unveiling at the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Aisha Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC), Stella Okotete,

Danbatta to NCC zonal office Ibadan:  "Don't Rest on Your Oars, Sustain Effective Service Delivery"

STAFF of the Ibadan Zonal Office (IBZO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have been tasked by the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Kelechi Nwankwo, Dr. Austin Nwaulune, Abigail Sholanke, Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde

Declare war on bandits - Senate to FG

WORRIED by the continued cases of banditry in the country especially in Niger State, with massive killing and wanton destruction of property, the Senate yesterday asked... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 120 times

Tags: bandits, NEMA, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Sadiq Umar

Catholic knights describe Soludo's transition committee as fantastic and examplary

THE Knights of St. John International (KSJI), an international fraternal organization of the Roman Catholic Church, has been described as fantastic and exemplary, the transition committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Abuchi Anueyiagu, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, Chief Leon Mezue, Maj. Gen. (Prof.) Remy Uche, Hon. Sir Evarist Uba, Prof. Au Nonyelu

2023: Osinbajo’s Women storm APC Conference, demand presidential ticket

HUNDREDS of women from across the country on Tuesday stormed the Abuja International Conference Centre, venue of the All Progressive Congress APC National Women’s Conference to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 66 times

Tags: APC, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,

2023: Osinbajo’s Women storm APC Conference, demand presidential ticket

HUNDREDS of women from across the country on Tuesday stormed the Abuja International Conference Centre, venue of the All Progressive Congress APC National Women’s Conference to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 71 times

Tags: APC, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,

Buhari assures Nigerians of a drop in food price

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja urged Nigerians to exercise some patience as the growing food production in the country, especially expansion in rice farming, will... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Godwin Emefiele, Abubakar Badaru, David Umahi, Prof. Ben Ayade, Atiku Bagudu, Kayode Fayemi, Aminu Goronyo, Femi Adesina, Godwin Emefiele

Electoral Bill: Gbajabiamila insists on direct primaries as the best

DESPITE President Muhamadu Buhari’s opposition to the direct primary clause in the Electoral Act (Amendment Bill) 2021, Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the House of Representatives, has... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 92 times

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National Assembly to revisit electoral bill on Wednesday

FEMI Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the house of representatives, on Tuesday, said the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021 will be re-introduced into the House, reworked and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 54 times

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Electoral Act Amendment: Matters arising

By Naomi Sharang, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) The Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021, passed by the National Assembly on Nov. 9, 2021, was meant to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Sen. Kabiru Gaya, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, Sen.Bassey Akpan, Femi Gbajabiamila, NCC, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi,

FG processing MRA’s request for specialized team to prosecute perpetrators of crimes against journalists

THE federal government has said that it is processing a request by Media Rights Agenda, MRA, for it to establish a specialized team of prosecutors to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 64 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Edetaen Ojo, Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Abubakar Malami, Media Rights Agenda,

2023 Presidency: Buhari's special adviser vows to work against Tinubu

BABAFEMI Ojudu, special adviser to Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, has declared that he will not work for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 51 times

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National assembly resumes today to tackle electoral bill

FRESH dust is gathering around the Electoral Act Amendment Bill rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari over direct primaries as the National Assembly resumes from Christmas and New... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 95 times

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Imam of Peace decries continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu

MUSLIM influencer and reformist Imam, Mohammad Tawhidi, popularly known as Imam of Peace, has called out President Muhammadu Buhari over the continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Mohammad Tawhidi, Imam of Peace, Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB, president Muhammadu Buhari

We are launching 2nd satellite in orbit - Pantami

NIGERIA is to launch a second satellite (Sat 2) into the orbit to boost the nation’s satellite communications’ capacity. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Isa Ali Pantami, Zainab Ahmed, President Mohammadu Buhari

Don’t expect much from Soludo’s first 1yr in office – APGA chieftain

 MR Ikechukwu Tabansi, a chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Anambra, has advised residents not to expect so much from Prof. Charles Soludo’s first... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 66 times

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Mbazulike Amechi cries foul as IPOB grounds S-East

Threatens to withdraw effort to release Kanu As sit-at-home grounds S-East; markets, shops, banks, other commercial activities shut •Deploy political solution, Nzuko Umunna urges Buhari FIRST Republic Aviation Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Nzuko Umunna, Buhari, Mbazulike Amechi, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu

Osinbajo-led committee to tap Nigeria’s blue economy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja,  inaugurated an Expanded Partnership Committee on Sustainable Blue Economy. The committee, chaired by the Vice President,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 64 times

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APC: Aisha Buhari wants better strategies for greater women representation

The first lady, Aisha Buhari, has called on women of  the All Progressive Congress (APC) to adopt new strategies to ensure more women participation in decision... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 60 times

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Rice pyramids: RIFAN to empower 1m farmers

The National President of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) Alhaji Aminu Goronyo says association will empower one million farmers during the dry season farming to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 47 times

Tags: National President of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, Godwin Emefiele, CBN,

Banditry’ll not end - Gov. Matawalle

THE Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, on Monday said that banditry in his state will not end soon because of the caliber of individuals behind it. Recall... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Gov. Bello Matawalle, President Muhammadu Buhari, Banditry

2023: NASS retransmission of Electoral Bill stands – stakeholders

AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, stakeholders, Monday, said the National Assembly retransmitting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari stands in the interest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, NASS, INEC, Prof Attahiru Jega

Buhari greets ex-Sec.-Gen., Commonwealth, Anyaoku at 89

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday felicitated former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on his 89th birthday on Jan. 18. In a congratulatory message by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 55 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Commonwealth, Mr Femi Adesina,

Matawalle accuses political bandits of inflating figures of killings

BELLO Matawalle, Zamafara State governor, has accused ‘political bandits’ of increasing figures of killings in the state. He disclosed this to State House correspondents on Monday after... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 55 times

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2023: Ohanaeze shortlists Amaechi, pledges N10b for Igbo Presidency

AN attempt by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo to seek the support of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) in its bid to woo and support the presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 213 times

Tags: Rotimi Amaechi, Peter Obi, Okorocha, Umahi, Buhari, Yerima Shettima, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Arewa

School certificate not enough for election into public offices - Gbajabiamila

THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said the possession of a minimum of secondary school certificate or its equivalent by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, Femi Gbajabiamila, UNILAG, Lanre Tejuoso, Justice Amina Adamu Augie

Members of Nazarbayev family ousted in wake of Kazakh unrest

Further members of the family of Kazakhstan’s one-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev have vacated their positions of power, as his successor pushes ahead with an overhaul of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Nursultan Nazarbayev, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s, Timur Kulibayev,

FG hails NCC’s commitment to enhancing digital skill in youths

THE Federal Government has applauded the commitment and dedication of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) towards enhancing digital skills development among youths, through implementation of various... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Adegboyega Oyetola, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Adeolu Akande, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Deploy political solution on Kanu, Igboho, Nzuko Umunna urges Buhari

TO douse the building tension in the polity especially in the South-East, the Igbo Think-Tank group, Nzuko Umunna, has once again called on President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 93 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nzuko Umunna, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Ohanaeze Ndigb, Igboho

Research can impact the world, shape lives — academic

Prof. Emmanuel Etta-Ekuri, a lecturer at the University of Calabar says research can impact the world and shape lives. Etta-Ekuri, a Professor of Educational Measurement, said this on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 120 times

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Buhari will soon to end insecurity - Tinubu

THE former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will “use all means necessary to eliminate the insecurity situation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 68 times

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Plateau varsity to construct agric faculty -V-C

 Prof. Yohanna Izam, the Vice-Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has said that the construction of the faculty of Agriculture in the university will soon start. Izam announced... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 55 times

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N/Macedonia elects new prime minister, approves new coalition government

NORTH Macedonian Parliament have voted for a new coalition government, with Dimitar Kovacevski, leader of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM), elected as the new... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 71 times

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Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies – Family

 FORMER Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita died on Sunday in the Bamako, the capital of Mali, sources close to his family announced in the national capital. He... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 81 times

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Nigerians to decide next President, say Osinbajo’s supporters

NIGERIAN'S, and not any purported agreement, will determine who becomes the next President of the country, the 2023 NewTribe Project, a presidential campaign team of Vice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Waziri Zannah, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Reactions trail new sugar tax of federal government

In its usual habit of protecting Nigerians, the federal government has imposed excise duties on carbonated drinks in order to check a number of health conditions,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 143 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Segun Ajayi-Kadir, Jimoh Oyibo, Muda Yusuf

5G: Subscribers to pay more

AHEAD of the deployment of the fifth-generation technology (5G) in the country first quarter (Q1) this year, subscribers must brace to pay more for services provided... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Olusola Teniola, Prof Ibrahim Pantami

Again China’s birth rate drops to record low

 The birth rate in China dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per 1,000 people in 2021, the country’s National Bureau of Statistics said Monday. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 43 times

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Between Tinubu and Buhari’s favoured successor

THE market for 2023 politics has been declared open by the son of Abibatu Mogaji who is also the ceremonial national leader of the ruling All... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 74 times

Tags: APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari

TSA implementation: Leakages still linger

SIX years into the full-scale implementation of the Treasury Single Account, TSA, aimed at ensuring greater accountability of government resources and blocking leakages, the revenue accruing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Sylva Okolieaboh, Paul Alaje, Zainab Ahmed, David Akwu, NNPC, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Central Bank of Nigeria, Daily Trust, Muhammadu Buhari

Convention: ‘We must avoid PDP’s self-destruction, no stampeding APC into wrong moves’

THE national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has picked holes in allegations that the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, does not want to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 82 times

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Nigeria rations 2,500MW over vandalisation of gas-fired plants

AS President Muhammadu Buhari and stakeholders in the nation’s power sector deliberate on what becomes of electricity with the current administration winding down, attacks on gas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 95 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mele Kyari, TotalEnergies

Polytechnics lament on shortage of lecturers

SHORTAGE of academic staff is gradually grounding the country’s polytechnics, the National Board for Technical Education, NBTE and rectors of federal polytechnics, have said. They said federal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 110 times

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Danbatta urges Youth to embrace ICT to live, lead in the Future

RECKONING that 70 per cent of the new value to be created in the economy over the next decades will be based on digitally-enabled platform business... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta.

APC National Convention will hold in February — Governors

THE Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given assurance that the party’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Rotimi Akeredolu, Niger Abubakar Bello, Kayode Fayemi, Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Dr Salihu Lukman, All Progressives Congress, Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Chieftancy Law: MURIC applauds Abiodun

 THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Monday applauded Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun for signing the Ogun State Chieftaincy Bill into law. The group’s Director, Prof. Ishaq... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 76 times

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Electoral Act: Overriding President Buhari is not best option–Jega,CSOs tell NASS

THE former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru  Jega, on Sunday told the National Assembly that overriding President Muhammadu Buhari over the Electoral... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Hon. Dachung Bagus, Ezenwa Nwagwu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Attahiru Jega, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, Albino Foundation, Jake Ekpelle, Prof. Remi Sonaiya,

Wanted: A New Leadership Recruitment Process

By Kazeem Akintunde   THE Nigerian political space came alive few days ago after Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu visited President Muhammadu Buhari to formally inform him of his decision... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Atiku Abubakar, president Muhammadu Buhari

2023 Presidency: Northern Elders list conditions for backing candidates

AS the debate over the region that should produce Nigeria’s next president rages, Northern Elders under the auspices of Northern Leaders of Thought (NLT) yesterday declared... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Prof. Doknan Decent Danjuma Shenni, President Muhammadu Buhari.

Tinubu crosses the Rubicon

FORMER Lagos State governor and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is a very fortunate man. Before he declared for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 454 times

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President Buhari to unveil CBN, RIFAN mega rice pyramids in Abuja

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, unveil the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  huge Rice Pyramids in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 108 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, rice farmers association of Nigeria, Chinonso Elendu, Mr Abubakar Alli

All political parties should zone their presidential tickets to the South - SMBLF

…says it will not support political parties that won’t zone presidential position to the region     By Anthony isibor   THE Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ forum has unequivocally, and in...... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Dr EK Clark., Ayo Adebanjo, Prof George Obiozor, poju Bitrus, Senator Emmanuel Ibok Essien

Lagos administers 2.19m doses of COVID-19 vaccines

THE Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 2,195,779 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in Lagos as at Jan.12. Abayomi disclosed this on... Read more

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NEPZA partners stakeholders on precious stones industry

 THE Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) has emphasised the need to adopt free trade zone model in exploration, refining, production and marketing of gemstones. The Managing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba

Buhari, Osinbajo, others honour military fallen, living heroes

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, led the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,  members of  National Assembly, service chiefs and members of the diplomatic corps to honour... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, President Muhammadu Buhari, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, Gen. Lucky Irabor, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, Hajia Aisha Lemu

Father Edeh Disowns Pro-Biafra Facebook Post

RENOWNED Catholic Cleric and Chancellor of Madonna University, Prof Emmanuel Edeh, has disowned a Facebook post in which he reportedly threw his support for pro-Biafra agitation. In... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 67 times

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Gunmen abduct's 4 Lafia University students

THE Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Nasarawa State, has confirmed the abduction of four students of the institution  by  gunmen. Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Head of Information and Public... Read more

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Tags: Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Federal University of Lafia, Prof Shehu Abdul-Rahman, Ramhan Nansel

Emefiele not resigning or contesting for Presidency - CBN

THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has dissociated itself from a report by an online medium claiming that CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele may resign his position... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 81 times

Tags: CBN, Godwin Emefiele, Osita Nwasinobi, President Goodluck Jonathan, President Muhammadu Buhari

Tinubu’s declaration for 2023: Will Osinbajo pick up the gauntlet?

MONDAY, January 10, 2022 somewhat marks a watershed in the build-up to the All Progressives Congress (APC) politics of the 2023 Presidential Election. To many of us... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 163 times

Tags: APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed, Prof Yemi Osinbajo

Inclusive energy transmission, boost to African economies – Onu

DR Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, says inclusive energy transmission in Africa will support social and economic prosperity of African nations. The Minister said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 120 times

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Buhari tasks ECOWAS leaders on good governance

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says it is obligatory for people in leadership positions, especially those in the West African sub-region to do their best for their people,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 85 times

Tags:  President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Piabie Firmin Gregoire N’do,

Danbatta pivots Nigeria’s socio-economic development on ICT adoption, utilisation

…urges youths to embrace digital skills acquisition     THE adoption and utilisation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is synonymous with empowerment, as it transforms processes efficiently acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

Ohanaeze: Igbo President will ensure balance, sense of belonging

A President of the Southeast extraction will ensure political balance and a sense of belonging to the region, President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof George Obiozor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Prof George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide

I'm not Pro-Biafra - Father Edeh

RENOWNED Catholic Cleric and Chancellor of Madonna University, Prof. Emmanuel Edeh has disowned a Facebook post in which he reportedly threw his support for pro-Biafra agitation. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Catholic Cleric, Madonna University, Prof. Emmanuel Edeh

Republican sanctions over Nord Stream project fail to gain Senate support

 THE Republicans in the U.S. Senate have failed to gain support for a bill calling for stricter sanctions in connection with the Nord Stream 2 natural... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 51 times

Tags: President Joe Biden,

Pan-African Payment System will enhance transactions in Africa — President Akufo-Addo

GHANA’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, says the inauguration of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) will accelerate transactions in Africa. Akufo-Addo, represented by the Vice President Dr... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 61 times

Tags: President Nana Akufo-Addo,Prof. Benedict Oramah,

U.S. tightening policies, de-risking put Nigeria’s economy on red alert

A global tightening of developed economies, particularly as announced by the United States Federal Reserve System and other developed countries, has raised fresh panic about Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Ayo Teriba, Taiwo Oyedele, Victor Ogiemwonyi, Prof. Ken Ife, David Adonri, Olarenwaju Abimbola, Zainab Ahmed, International Monetary Fund

State funeral to be held in Rome

 ITALY is to honour the late European Parliament President David Sassoli with a state funeral in Rome on Friday. The funeral service is due to begin at... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 45 times

Tags: President David Sassoli, President Charles, President Ursula von der Leyen,

Ekiti Govt directs resumption tests for public primary schools pupils

THE Ekiti Government  Akinwumi has ordered head teachers of public primary schools in the State to conduct resumption tests for pupils in their schools to assess... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Prof. Femi Akinwumi,

Plateau Killings: No group should take laws into its hands – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has warned warring communities in the recent mayhem in Plateau State that no group should take the law into its hands in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 75 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Plateau State,

FG adopts digital revolution for job creation — Danbatta

Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications commission, NCC,  says Federal Government is adopting digital revolutions for job creation, better governance and youth empowerment... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Fountain University, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Nigerian Communications commission, NCC, 

EFCC arrests fake army general enmeshed in N270m scam deal

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested one Bolarinwa Oluwasegun, a fake major general, over alleged N270 million scam. Mr Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC Head,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Bolarinwa Oluwasegun, Wilson Uwujaren, Kodef Clearing Resources, President Muhammadu Buhari

Full list of members of Anambra 2022 Governorship Transition Committee

PROFESSOR Chukwuma Soludo, has announced the constitution of a Transition Committee which will be chaired by Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education also known as Madam... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 367 times

Tags: Professor Charles Chukwuema Soludo, Oby Ezekwesili, Governor Willie Obiano, Dr chinedu Onyeizugbe, Sir Damian Okolo, Comrade Churchill Okonkwo, Prof benedict Okey Oramah,

Buhari inaugurates 200 operational vehicles for Nigeria Police

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated over 200 Buffalo branded operational vehicles and other security hardware procured by the Federal Government, through the Nigeria Police Trust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Usman Baba, Nigeria Police Trust Fund, Alhaji Muhammad Dingyadi, Mr Ahmad Sokoto

PGF DG tasks APC leadership on convention date, venue

DR Salihu Lukman, Director-General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has called for a clearer path to the holding of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention. Lukman, in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Dr Salihu Lukman, President Muhammadu Buhari, Gov. Mai Mala Buni

EFCC gets new governing board, six years after

THE Federal Government, on Thursday, inaugurated a 23-man governing board for Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mr AbdulRasheed Bawa, Mr Boss Mustapha, President Muhammadu Buhari, Economic and Financial Crime Commission

FUNAAB appoints 29 new professors

THE management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), says the institution has appointed 29 new professors. Dr Bola Adekola, the institution’s Registrar, disclosed this in... Read more

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FG receives accolade over free train ride during Yuletide

SOME Nigerians, who enjoyed free train rides between Lagos and Ibadan during Yuletide have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts in revamping the rail sector. The passengers, who... Read more

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Tags: Damilola Ajayi, Umar Aliu, University Teaching Hospital Ibadan, Rotimi Amaechi, Samuel Ladipo, Muhammadu Buhari, NAN

Anambra: Ezekwesili to head Soludo's transition committee

PROFESSOR Charles Soludo, Anambra State’s governor-elect, has appointed Oby Ezekwesili, a former minister of Education, as the chairperson of his transition committee. It was learnt that the... Read more

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2023: Umahi as president spells doom for Nigeria – AESID

THE Association of Ebonyi Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, said it received with mixed feelings the news that David Nweze Umahi, Ebonyi State governor, declared his... Read more

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Buhari promises to complete 2 major S/West roads this year

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that two major federal roads under construction would be completed and inaugurated before the end of 2022. The roads are the... Read more

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Don decries poor reading culture among Nigerians

Prof. Jeff Doki, the Head, Department of English, University of Jos, has decried the increasing poor reading culture among Nigerians.   Doki said this when led other staff... Read more

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UNILAG College of Medicine inducts 42 Physiotherapists

 THE Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medicine, University of Lagos,  on Thursday  in Lagos inducted 42 Physiotherapists at the Old Great Hall of the College. The Provost,... Read more

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Osinbajo to grace 8th Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to attend the 8th Sir Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano on Jan. 28, as a Special Guest of Honour, an... Read more

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Tags: VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, Justice Sidi Bage, Gov. Simon Lalong, Prof. Nancy Aybe, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Prof. Usman Abubakar

Buhari visits Ogun, inaugurates Ijebu-Ode/Epe expressway on his arrival

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has arrived at Ogun State on a one-day official visit to inaugurate some projects undertaken by Governor Dapo Abiodun. Buhari, clad in agbada made... Read more

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We won’t support calls for sack of NIA boss – AYF...

The Arewa Youth Federation (AYF) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to disregard calls for sack of the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Malam... Read more

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Kazakhstan unrest destroys 50 administrative, 1,300 commercial facilities

THE Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development on Thursday said over 50 administrative and 1,300 business facilities in Kazakhstan were severely damaged during the recent public... Read more

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Lagos highway shut over Buhari's visit to Ogun

THE Lagos State Government has diverted traffic from the Epe/Ijebu-Ode Highway and Abeokuta Interchange from 7:00am till 4:00pm on Thursday following the visit of President Muhammadu... Read more

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Terrorists are taking over our states Zulum, Matawalle cry out

BABAGANA Zulum of Borno State and Bello Matawalle, his Zamfara counterpart, have cried out that terrorists are overrunning their states. While Zulum said fighters of the Islamic... Read more

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Economists commend FG’s approval of NDITF, advocate conducive domestic environment

 ECONOMIC experts on Thursday commended the federal government for approving the Nigerian Diaspora Investment Trust Fund (NDITF) to facilitate inflow of the foreign exchange. The experts who... Read more

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House minority leader McCarthy won’t cooperate with Jan. 6, panel

 THE Congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, attack on the United States (U.S.) Capitol is asking House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to voluntarily provide information to... Read more

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2023: We will defeat moneybag at APC Convention - Osibanjo group

THE Progressive Project TPP, a group working for the actualization of a Prof. Yemi Osinbajo presidency in 2023 has vowed to put in place strategies that... Read more

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Uzodimma commends INEC over new polling units

GOV. Hope Uzodimma of Imo has commended the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the creation of new polling units.   The governor gave the... Read more

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COVID-19: stakeholders suggest sustainability of Presidential Steering Committee

STAKEHOLDERS in the fight against COVID-19, have suggested that the coordination structure under the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) be sustained and strengthened. The stakeholders gave the suggestion... Read more

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Tags: Dr Betta Edu, Dr. Aminu Magashi, Dr. Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe, President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari hails veteran journalist, Lawal Ado @65

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Mr Lawal Ado Daura, a retired Editor-in-Chief of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) as he marks his 65th birthday.This is... Read more

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2023: Nigeria’ll experience infrastructural revolution if Umahi emerges President - Ebonyi APC

THE Ebonyi State chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Wednesday stated that Nigeria would experience an era of infrastructural revolution if Engr. David Umahi emerges... Read more

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FG lifts suspension of Twitter

FOLLOWING an approval by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Federal Government has lifted the suspension of Twitter operations in the country with effect from 12 am January... Read more

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FG releases 49 new high yield crop varieties to farmers

In a bid to boost food production in Nigeria, the Federal Government has released 49 new high yield crop varieties to farmers through the National Varieties... Read more

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2023: Coalition vows to mobilise support for Osinbajo

 A coalition of political groups, The Progressive Project (TPP), has vowed to mobilise all necessary support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to emerge as the 2023... Read more

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51 killed, houses razed in fresh bandits attack

...Many feared kidnapped on Kaduna-Abuja highway ...Defence minister in Zamfara ...President orders sustained military onslaught ...Lawan: Nigerians want action, not excuses GUNMEN on Tuesday morning and night struck in three... Read more

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FG lifts ban on Twitter Suspension

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the lifting of the suspension on Twitter operations in the country. Mr Kashifu Inuwa, the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development... Read more

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Implement return of non-alcoholic beverages empty containers’ policy, expert urges FG

 A lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Prof. Christian Madu, has called for the implementation of the Federal Government’s policy on the return of empty... Read more

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Nsukka residents describes Shonekan as man of peace, patriotic leader

SOME residents of Nsukka in Enugu State have mourned the former Head of the Interim National Government, ING, Ernest Shonekan, describing him as a man of... Read more

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Tinubu celebrates senate president at 63

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of All Progressives Congress, has felicitated Ahmed Lawan, the president of the senate, on the occasion of his 63rd birthday. Tinubu, in a... Read more

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2023: Umahi capable to improve on Buhari’s legacies- Commissioner

OLUCHUKWU Ezeali, Commissioner for Business Development in Ebonyi, says Gov. David Umahi has the capacity to improve on the legacies already in place for the country... Read more

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2023: Next presidency should come from South East – Prof Ihua

THE Executive Director of Africa Polling Institute, (API), Prof Bell Ihua, has appealed to the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party... Read more

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Matawalle raises alarm over bandits being released without charges

BELLO Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has said part of the reason for the persistence of banditry is the non-punishment of the apprehended criminals, saying many... Read more

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2023 presidency: Afenifere moves against Tinubu, others

AYO Adebanjo, the leader of pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has said the former governor of Lagos, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has the right to contest the... Read more

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Institutions honour IT firm, CEO for youth empowerment

THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC and Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have honoured New Horizons Nigeria, the largest private sector information technology and e-business training... Read more

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APC denies shifting National Convention to June

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports that it has shifted its National Convention earlier slated for February to June. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC... Read more

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Former minister of finance and national planning dies

Chu SP Okongwu, former minister of finance,  has died at the age of 87. Okongwu was the first of eight children and was born on September 23,... Read more

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AFCON: Super Eagles’ inspiring start excites President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the Super Eagles of Nigeria for an impressive start at theongoing 33rd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. The News Agency of... Read more

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2023 presidency: Tinubu has divine calling to be Nigeria’s president

THE Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú, NDA, says Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has a divine calling to be Nigeria`s president in... Read more

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FG targets paperless government system by 2030 — Pantami

The Federal Government said that it was working to achieve a paperless government system by 2030. Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, said... Read more

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Danbatta to deliver Fountain University’s Convocation Lecture

APPARENTLY spurred by the vision, objectives and successes of policies, programmes and projects instituted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to bridge the digital divide and... Read more

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Mali’s partners should help lay foundations for lasting stability – UN envoy

 A UN envoy, El-Ghassim Wane has urged Mali’s partners to help lay the foundations for lasting stability in the war-torn landlocked country in West Africa. Wane, who... Read more

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Ohaneze hails Umahi on presidential ambition

The Youth Wing of the Igbo Sociocultural Organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has endorsed the 2023 presidential ambition of  Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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NAFDAC to intensify post-marketing surveillance in Kaduna

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says it will intensify post-marketing surveillance in the state. The NAFDAC Coordinator in the state, Mr... Read more

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COVID-19: Rising cases and the imperative for local manufacturing of vaccines

NIGERIANS have been expecting the establishment of vaccine manufacturing labs in the country, not just for the COVID-19 pandemic, but an overall supply chain to tackle... Read more

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Tags: Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Prof. Oyewale Tomori

Buhari orders flags to fly at half-mast to mourn Shonekan

FOLLOWING the death of Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan, a former head of the interim government, president Muhammadu Buhari, has directed that the national flag be flown... Read more

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2023 Presidency: Group names gov. Bello the best of the pack

A political support group ‘Got Your Back Nigeria’ said Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has the support of even the opposition party to run for the... Read more

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2023 Presidency: Group names gov. Bello the best of the pack

A political support group ‘Got Your Back Nigeria’ said Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has the support of even the opposition party to run for the... Read more

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Why APC’ll still retain power in 2023 –Kokori

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and former Secretary General of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Chief Frank kokori, has... Read more

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Tinubu less credible, Osibanjo better – Group

A supporter group, Organised Private Sector for Osinbajo (OPS 4 Osinbajo), has declared that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is more credible than the former governor of... Read more

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2023: I’ll battle with Tinubu for APC presidential ticket - Orji Uzor Kalu

…insists it’s turn of S/East zone FORMER Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the 9th Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has said he would square... Read more

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FG orders National Flag to fly at half mast

FOLLOWING the death of the former Head of the Interim Government, Late Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan, President Muhammadu Buhari, has directed that the national flag... Read more

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Convention: Divided APC governors seek Buhari’s help

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) governors have resolved to seek President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention in the resolution of conflicts arising from preparations for the party’s national convention,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Governor Mai Mala Buni, Orji Kalu, Governor Atiku Bagudu, Chief Sylvester Sunny Monidafe, President Muhammadu Buhar,

Who will fix our broken country?

By Imrana Yakubu Galaje   THE recent trending situation is that Nigeria is not a place to be and most Nigerians want to run away. The embassies are busy... Read more

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FG moves to reduce importation of livestock products

The Federal Government is determined to reduce importation of dairy products, scale up its local production as well as marketing in the country. The Permanent Secretary, Federal... Read more

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Tags: , Dr Ernest Umakhihe, Mrs Winnie Lai- Solarin, Prof. Hussani IbrahimDr Mary Abiareye,ssaini Ibrahim

238 bag First Class as Unilag graduates 12,217

A total of 238 students will bag First Class degrees as the University of Lagos (Unilag) graduates 12,217 students at its 52nd convocation next week. The Vice Chancellor... Read more

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Pantami, Aregbesola set to inaugurate Digital Nigeria Project in Osun

  IN order to give concrete expression to the underlining principles and fundamental philosophy of the emergent digital culture in Nigeria, particularly Item No. 2 of the... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Universal Service Provision Fund, Ijesa Muslim Grammar School, School Knowledge Centre, Adegboyega Oyetola, Digital Nigeria Centre, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Prof. Is

Ogun students mourn Shonekan, agitate for his immortalization

LEADERSHIP of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS and National Association of Ogun State Students, NAOSS, have mourned the passing of Ernest Shonekan, former Head of... Read more

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Mexican president contracts Covid for second time

MEXICAN President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that he had Covid-19 for a second time and was experiencing mild symptoms, as the hard-hit country battles... Read more

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FG spends N152bn on digitization – Pantami

THE Federal government says it spent a total of N152 billion on digitization in 2021. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Is a Ali Pantami... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Federal government, CBN, NNPC, CAC, NITDA, Prof. Is a Ali Pantami

Buhari supports establishment of Nigerian Diaspora Investment Trust Fund

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the establishment of the Nigerian Diaspora Investment Trust Fund, NDITF, a private sector investment window with Nigerians in the Diaspora to... Read more

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APC national convention: Orji Kalu renews call for postponement

ORJI Kalu, the Chief Whip of the Senate, has renewed call for postponement of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC, scheduled for February. Kalu... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Orji Kalu, News Agency of Nigeria

Leaked: Wike meets with Duke, Imoke, other PDP stalwarts

DISCUSSIONS at a closed-door meeting in Abuja, of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike with stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 668 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Donald Duke, Mr. Liyel Imoke, Prof. Sandy Onor, Mr. Joe Obi, Mr. Ekpo Adasaid, Mr. Venatius Ikem.

Tinubu’s presidential ambition, relief to teeming followers — Lagos lawmaker

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Setonji David, has said that Sen. Bola Tinubu’s declaration and notification of his presidential ambition to President Muhammadu Buhari had brought relief... Read more

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Russian-led troops to start leaving Kazakhstan in 2 days – President

 A Russian-led military bloc will begin withdrawing its troops from Kazakhstan in two days’ time after fulfilling its main mission of stabilising the Central Asian country... Read more

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U.S. sanctions on Xinjiang threat to Africa’s economy – Centre

THE Centre for China Studies (CCS) has urged the U.S. Government to abolish the sanctions placed on China’s Xinjiang autonomous region because it posed danger to... Read more

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Tags: Centre for China Studies, President Joe Biden, Mr Charles Onunaiju

After riots, Kazakhstan Parliament votes in new prime minister

Kazakhstan lawmakers have voted in a new prime minister, as the country seeks to reassert order after days of riots. The parliament of the central Asian country... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev,

ESP: Over 2m jobs saved – Report

OVER 2 million jobs have been retained or created through the implementation of the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) programmes, reports indicate. The reports were presented at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Sadiya Farouq, Laolu Akande, Amb. Mariam Katagum, Clem Agba,

Mali's neighbours cancel flights to Mali over sanctions

AIRLINES from neighbouring countries and former colonial ruler France cancelled flights to Mali on Monday, helping isolate a military junta under regional sanctions for trying to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Barrick Gold, Economic Community of West African States, President Boubacar Ibrahim Keita

Bold, fair-minded, patriotic leadership required in settling border disputes- Osinbajo

 VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says bold, fair-minded,  courageous and patriotic leadership is required to settle border disputes without politicization and heightened tensions. Osinbajo made this submission in... Read more

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Tinubu: Waiting game is over

THE race to 2023 has started. A big contender declared ambition for president yesterday. The consensus of opinion is that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s aspiration to succeed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 78 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

Nigerians want state police, listen to them Clark replies Buhari

SOUTH–South leader, Chief Edwin Clark has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s Channels Television interview where he again rejected the clamour for state police as a solution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 145 times

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Malami’s many controversies

THE office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice is a creation of the 1999 Constitution under sections 150(1) & (2). The current... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Governor Olurotimi Akeredolu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Usman Baba Alkali.

Ekiti Sports Council boss urges schools to key into Oyebode Football Competition

CHAIRMAN of Ekiti Sports Council, Olusola Osetoba, has called on secondary schools in the state to key into the Prof. Akin Oyebode All-Ekiti football competition and... Read more

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Commissioner monitors signing of undertaking forms as schools resume in Ogun

Ogun Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, on Monday, monitored level of compliance with the signing of undertaking forms by parents and students, as schools resumed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Ogun Ministry of Education Science and Technology,Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu,,

Ex-President Jonathan felicitates Gov. Tambuwal at 56

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on the occasion of his 56th birthday, describing him as a vibrant and dedicated... Read more

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Don tasks Alumni to assist indigent students

PROF. Badmas Yusuf of Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin, has charged members of the Alumni associations of institutions of higher learning in Nigeria to assist indigent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: PROF. Badmas Yusuf, Bayero University, Kano

Commissioner monitors signing of undertaking forms as schools resume in Ogun

OGUN Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, on Monday, monitored level of compliance with the signing of undertaking forms by parents and students, as schools resumed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 115 times

Tags: OGUN Ministry of Education, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu

Atiku mourns death of Osun monarch

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condoled with the people and government of Osun State on the death of a traditional ruler, Oba David Omisore, Olu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 148 times

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Don tasks Alumni to assist indigent students

Prof. Badmas Yusuf of Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin, has charged members of the Alumni associations of institutions of higher learning in Nigeria to assist indigent... Read more

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”I informed Mr President of my presidential ambition in 2023,” says Tinubu

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says his visit to the Presidential Villa on Monday offered him the opportunity to... Read more

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Oke Ogun indigenes launch education advancement agenda

Indigenes of Oke-Ogun zone in Oyo State, on Monday, inaugurated a sustainable education advancement and development agenda for the zone. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

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Expert tasks psychiatrists association on mental health campaigns

RETIRED Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, a Member of, Board of Trustees, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN), has called for a massive awareness campaign on mental health. Okulate,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 155 times

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President Buhari meets with Bola Tinubu

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, January 10, met with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The... Read more

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Harnessing Kogi’s potential for economic prosperity, stability

By Lizzy Okoji, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN. DESCRIBING Kogi as Nigeria’s most strategic state will not be out of place considering its location on the country’s... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Ajaokuta Steel Company, National Inland Waterways Authority, Nigerian Navy, Private Public Partnership of Nigeria Export-Import Bank Plc, President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Wahaab Abdullah, World Bank, Co

APC says Buhari working to crush banditry, insurgency

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday in Abuja assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is working to crush banditry and insurgency in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Armed Forces, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari

MURIC condemns Zamfara killings, consoles Gov. Mutawale

 THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Monday condemned the killings by suspected terrorists in Zamfara, while sending a condolence message to Gov. Bello Mutawalle. The group’s Director,... Read more

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JAMB’s Is’haq Oloyede is NextMoney Person of the Year

THE Editorial Board of NextMoney, Nigeria’s authoritative financial magazine, has selected the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Is’haq Olanrewaju... Read more

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NNPC reviews 2021 activities as Buhari inaugurates board

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has every reason to perform beyond expectation in 2022 as President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday inaugurated the Board of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Sen. Margaret Chuba Okadigbo, President Buhari, Mr Babatunde Fashola, Mr Gbenga Komolafe, Chief Timipre Sylva, NNPC GMD Malam Mele Kyari,

The president of Nigeria come 2023 - How not to rationalise the irrational?

By Professor Echefuna' R. G. ONYEBEADI  GOING by the confused emissions from the top echelons of the main opposition party, the PDP, will PDP as a political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 291 times

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Day we made Buhari to panic in Addis Ababa – Gen Hananiya

ALMOST 37 years after he was overthrown by former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida in a palace coup, former Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 410 times

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IPOB leader trial: Political solution still possible –Ekweremadu

FORMER Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari never ruled out political solution to the Nnamdi Kanu case, rather was emphasizing the independence... Read more

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Northern, Southern leaders list Buhari’s grave mistakes

THE Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari dos not have the final say on the contentious issues of restructuring, state police, and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 138 times

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Amnesty urges Biden to close Guantanamo camp

HUMAN rights watchdog Amnesty International has urged U.S. President Joe Biden to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba which has been operational for 20... Read more

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Photos: Jonathan, Ozekhome celebrating new year in style

TWO great Nigerians, former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan ( 2010-2015 ), and renowned constitutional lawyer and fiery human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, celebrating the... Read more

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Plateau Deputy Governor, Tyoden bags award as most loyal Deputy Governor

THE Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Prof. Sonni Tyoden has bagged an award of the most loyal Deputy Governor in Plateau State. The Award which was presented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 73 times

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Putin discussed joint efforts to combat int’l terrorism with Kazakh president – Kremlin

RUSSIAN President, Vladimir Putin, held phone calls on Thursday and Friday with leaders of the countries of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO). The leaders included Kazakh... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 49 times

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Coalition hails FG over Excise Duty on non-alcoholic beverages

THE National Action on Sugar Reduction, NASR, a coalition of civil society organisations has commended the Federal Government for introducing N10 excise duty per litre of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 28 times

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President Buhari hails Ministers of FCT, Women Affairs at 63

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Ministers of the FCT, Mohammed Bello and that of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Tallen, on their 63rd birthdays,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 38 times

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Buhari appoints Board, Management of NNPC Ltd

THE President, Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed the Board and Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, in accordance with the power vested in him under... Read more

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New Provost assures improvement on institution’s academic records

PROF. Asabe Mohammed, the newly appointed provost of the Aminu Saleh College of Education, Azare, Bauchi State, says she is determined to improve on the academic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Bauchi State University, Gov. Bala Mohammed, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr. Abdullahi Mohammed, Suleiman Shehu, Prof Asabe Mohammed, Aminu Saleh College of Education

President Buhari felicitates Ministers of FCT, Women Affairs at 63

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mohammed Musa Bello and Pauline Kedem Tallen, minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Ministry of Local Government Affairs, Ministry of State, Science and Technology, Federal Executive Council, Malam Garba Shehu, Pauline Kedem Tallen, Mohammed Musa Bello, PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari

Centre mulls empowerment of older persons

The National Senior Citizens Centre, NSCC, says it is poised to empower older persons across the country through effective collaborations with relevant stakeholders. Dr Emem Omokaro, NSCC’s... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Prof. Joseph Oluwasanmi, President Muhammadu Buhari, National Policy on Ageing, Nigerian Pensioners, Ekiti Council of Elders, Omini Oden, National Senior Citizens Centre, Dr Emem Omokaro

NMA pledges to support Ondo health commissioner

THE Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Ondo State has assured Dr Banji Ajaka, the state Commissioner for Health, of its total and unflinching support for his... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Mrs Folukemi Aladenola, Prof. Dayo Faduyile, Dr Stella Adegbehingbe, Dr Banji Ajaka, Nigerian Medical Association

14,000 candidates competes for 4,800 admission slots in KASU

THE Kaduna State University, KASU, has begun screening to admit 4,800 candidates for various programmes in the 2021/2022 academic session. Samuel Manshop, the registrar of the university,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, Samuel Manshop, Kaduna State University

Imo FA names Nwankwo, 2 others as honourary members

 THE Imo State FA has named Dr Patrick Ekeji, Prof. Ken Anugweje, and Kanu Nwankwo, as honorary members of the association in recognition of their achievements... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 71 times

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Ag Fire Chief prioritizes firefighters’ welfare

Samson Karebo, the acting controller general of the Federal Fire Service, FFS, has promised to make staff welfare number one on his agenda list. This is contained... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 29 times

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Age telling on me for working long hours – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that the long hours he spent working are telling on him because of his age, saying that he looks forward to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 77 times

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Oromoni: Family hires Falana, others for legal war

THE family of the late Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. has faulted the legal advice by the Director of Public Prosection (DPP), Lagos State, which stated that the suspects... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 124 times

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President rationalising his failure -PDP

THE Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP), yesterday, berated President Buhari over his interview. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, accused President Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 101 times

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2023: Anxiety In APC As Jonathan Meets Buhari Twice In 7 Days

THERE is growing anxiety in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as former President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari for the second time in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 179 times

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Matawalle pledges support to INEC’s CVR exercise

GOV. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has pledged to support the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise for the success... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Prof. Sa’id Ahmed, Malam Jamilu Birnin-magaji, Continuous Voter Registration xercise, GOV. Bello Matawalle

Africa loses $1bn to gender inequality yearly—UNIBEN Centre

 PROF. Friday Okonofua, Leader, Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), University of Benin said on Thursday that yearly Africa loses $1 billion to gender... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 127 times

Tags:  PROF. Friday Okonofua, Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation

Former president sends condolences to late Olubadan’s family

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Thursday in Ibadan. Oba Adetunji, the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Nureni Akanbi, Government of Oyo state, Olayiwola Olakojo, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Oba Saliu Adetunji

Sale of 2022 UTME forms yet to commence –JAMB

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has not commenced the sale of 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) application... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 73 times

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Don canvases the use of virtual lab in secondary schools

PROF. Samuel Onasanya of Department of Educational Technology, University of Ilorin, on Thursday advocated the use of virtual laboratory in teaching selected concepts in secondary schools... Read more

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Dantata tasks northern elders on fixing Nigeria’s problems

A Kano-based business mogul, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, on Thursday urged the Northern Elders Forum to continue collaborating with governments and other stakeholders to address the problems... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 51 times

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PDP stakeholders in 24 states have endorsed Atiku, says Dokpesi

STAKEHOLDERS of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 24 states have endorsed former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar for President in 2023, a committee soliciting support for him... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 71 times

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Kazakh president orders probe into riots as protests continue

KAZAKH President, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, on Thursday, ordered that a special team be created to investigate the mounting unrest rocking the Central Asian country and hold all... Read more

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Russia deploys troops to Kazakhstan as mass protests grip country

 IN view of the unrest in Kazakhstan, Russia has deployed soldiers to the Central Asian country, state news agencies reported on Thursday. Paratroopers have been sent as... Read more

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2023: I have no favourite successor – President Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says he does not care about his successor in 2023, saying he has no favorite in the forthcoming general elections. The president stated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 101 times

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Ijaw Congress, MOSOP insist on resource ownership

THE Ijaw National Congress (INC) has said the Ijaw nation would continue to work with the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Ijaw National Congress, Niger Delta Development Commission, Prof. Benjamin Okaba, Niger Delta, Ogoni people, resource control

Insecurity wouldn’t disrupt education in Katsina, says commissioner

KATSINA State Government said on Wednesday that it will not allow insecurity or any pandemic to disrupt teaching and learning in the state, Malam Sani Danjuma, the... Read more

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Buhari condoles with Martins Oloja family over passing of father, Lemikan

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian, Mr Martins Oloja and entire family over the passing of their patriarch, Elder Michael... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 93 times

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Insecurity: Again, Buhari rejects state police

DESPITE calls from certain quarters in the country to decentralize policing, President Muhammadu Buhari has again rejected the call for state police as the solution to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 98 times

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Insecurity wouldn’t disrupt education in Katsina, says commissioner

KATSINA State Government said on Wednesday that it will not allow insecurity or any pandemic to disrupt teaching and learning in the state, Malam Sani Danjuma, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Malam Sani Danjuma, Prof. Badamasi Lawal, Gov. Aminu Masari,

Buhari: State Police Is Not An Option

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said he believes that state police is not an option for the nation. The President made the remark in an exclusive interview with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 79 times

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Fayemi tasks newly-inaugurated chairmen on security, citizens’ welfare

GOV. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Tuesday inaugurated the 35 newly-elected council Chairmen, charging them to prioritise security and welfare of the people of the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Mr Olabode Olatunji, Gov. Kayode Fayemi, newly-inaugurated chairmen, Prof Adio Folayan,

Ekiti Varsity evolves measures to accelerate transcripts processing

THE management of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, on Tuesday said it had put in place measures to accelerate the processing of transcripts in the institution. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

Schools in Enugu to resume in Jan. 10 -Commissioner

ENUGU State Ministry of Education says all schools in the state will resume for the new academic session on Jan. 10 . Prof. Uchenna Eze, the Commissioner... Read more

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Women in agriculture urge farmers to embrace value addition

 ALHAJA Mulikat Ogunlola, President, Lagos State Women in Agriculture, has urged farmers to embrace value addition to agricultural products through processing, packaging, and marketing to sustain... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 415 times

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Gov. Fayemi tasks newly-inaugurated chairmen

KAYODE Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, on Tuesday inaugurated the 35 newly-elected council Chairmen, charging them to prioritise security and welfare of the people of the state. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Prof Adio Folayan, Efon Local Government Area, Olabode Olatunji, Ekiti internal Revenue Services, Local Council Development Areas, Gov. Kayode Fayemi

UNILORIN V-C commends FG over appointment of Issa as CMD

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has commended the appointment of Prof. Baba Issa, as the pioneer Chief Medical Director (CMD) of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 85 times

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Buhari appoints Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser to the President (CEAP). The president’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina,  confirmed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 84 times

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UniCal to resume academic activities Jan. 5 – VC

THE University of Calabar has announced Wednesday, Jan. 5, as resumption date after the Christmas and New Year holiday.The announcement is contained in a statement signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 134 times

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Buhari appoints Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser to the President (CEAP). The president’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina,  confirmed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Chief Economic Adviser to the President, Mr Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief Doyin Salami,

2023: Federal lawmaker says Osinbajo is saleable candidate for Presidency

HON. Hafizu Kawu, the member representing Tarauni federal constituency, Kano, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is a saleable presidential aspirant if he chooses to contest the Presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 74 times

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PDP's message to Kano Emirate, Gov. Matawalle over Tofa’s death

The Zamfara State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has condoled Kano Emirate over the death of Alhaji Bashir Tofa. Tofa, the presidential candidate of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 22 times

Tags: People’s Democratic Party, Tsafe Emirate, Alhaji Yusuf Muhammed, Prof. Kabiru Jabaka, National Republican Convention, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, Kano Emirate, Bello Matawalle

Traditional ruler in Enugu receives vote of no confidence

SOME indigenes of Nguru community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State have passed vote of no confidence on Igwe Linus Obayi, its traditional ruler.   The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Nguru Town Union, Mr Uchenna Ugwu, Ministry of Rural Development, Prof. Ike Onyishi, Prof. Tony Onyishi, Prof. Tony Onyishi, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Igwe Linus Obayi, Nsukka Local Government Area,

Buhari congratulates former Minister, Akinyemi at 80

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari  has congratulated Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, former Minister of External Affairs, on his 80th birthday. Akinyemi will clock 80 on Jan. 4. The President, in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, Commonwealth, African Union UN, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, president Buhari, Femi Adesina,

Why Igbo group urged Buhari to review list of nominees for INEC national commissioners 

THE South-East Group, Igbo Political Progressive Union (IPPU) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to review the list of nominees for National Commissioners of the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Olaniyi Ijalaye, Igbo Political Progressive Union, Mr. John Nwobodo, President Muhammadu Buhari,

FG to collaborate with Stock Exchange on climate financing

THE Federal Government at the weekend assured that it would step up its collaboration with the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) with a view to developing the climate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Limited, Debt Management Office, Federal Ministry of Environment, Council on Climate Change, President Buhari, Nationally Determined Contributions, Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Ghana’s Ex-President John Mahama loses brother

THE brother of former President John Dramani Mahama, Mr. Emmanuel Adam Mahama, has died. According to the report by Ghanaian newspaper, the Graphic, Emmanuel Mahama died on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: former President John Dramani Mahama, Mr. Emmanuel Adam Mahama,

Nigeria will not be made dumping ground for banned products, says NAFDAC DG

NIGERIA will not be a dumping ground for chemicals banned in other countries. Prof. Moji Adeyeye, the agency’s Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Mr Olusayo Akintola, Prof. Moji Adeyeye,

2022: Experts set agenda for economic growth, devt.

SOME economists have defined areas that the Federal Government should prioritize to speed up economic growth and development in the new year. The experts spoke to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Professor Akpan Ekpo, agenda for economic growth, Prof. Ndubisi Nwokoma,

No crisis between Buhari, NASS over 2022 budget - Presidency

PRESIDENCY has dismissed reports of crisis between President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the National Assembly as fictional, saying the president never expressed anger in his... Read more

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An Open-Letter to My Fellow Africans: Macky Sall is unfit to Chair The African Union

By Adama Gaye   WITH the new year unfolding, the worst betrayal of Africa’s dream to transform her Pan-African long-sought project into reality is about to happen with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 526 times

Tags: Adams Gaye, Macky Sall, President of Senegal, African Union, Afr

NIN enrolments exceed 71 million as FG extends NIN-SIM verification to March 31

PROF. Is a Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital Economy,  has conveyed the approval of the Federal Government to further extend the deadline for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 91 times

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Senegal Inaugurates its Regional Express Train Linking Dakar to Diamniadio

ON Monday 27 December 2021, the Republic of Senegal, represented by its President Macky Sall, officially inaugurated the commercial operation of the Regional Express Train, RET,... Read more

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I humbly disagree with Obasanjo and his oily thesis

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN   FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has theorized that the oil and gas found in the Niger Delta region belong to the federal government, and... Read more

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Obasanjo insists oil in Niger Delta belongs to Nigeria, urges Clark to be Statesman

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday took an exception to Edwin Clark’s reaction to his (Obasanjo’s) insistence that Niger Delta cannot lay claim to the crude oil... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Edwin Clark and former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Edmund Daukoru, Gaius Obaseki, Engr. Funsho Kupolokun as the Managing Director of the Nigerian National P

Peoples Democratic Party Zamfara elects new executives

THE Zamfara Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday night elected a new executive council headed by Col. Bala Mande (Rtd.) Speaking at the end... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Mahadi Ali, Prof. Kabir Jabaka, Faruk Ahmed, Abdullahi Salmanu, Abba Bello,

Electoral Bill discriminatory, supportive of insecurity – minister

Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney general of the federation, has said that the amended electoral bill is supportive of insecurity and discriminatory for President... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 102 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Kayode Fayemi, Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Abubakar Malami,

12 fake medical laboratories shut down for alleged illegality in A’Ibom

  PROF. Augustine Umoh, the Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Health, said that he has closed 12 medical laboratories for allegedly involving in unwholesome medical practices dangerous to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 78 times

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Buhari condoles with ThisDay executive director over loss of mother

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Komolafe family on the passing of their beloved matriarch, Mrs Morenike Komolafe. Morenike Komolafe was the mother of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 96 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, Morenike Komolafe, Kayode Komolafe, ThisDay Newspapers Ltd

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is dead

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of the heroes of the South Africa’s anti-apartheid crusade, has died, aged 90, on Sunday, December 26. Tutu's death was confirmed by President... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 161 times

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Discovery of oil in Northern Nigeria will balance politics of oil - Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said that the discovery of oil in two Northeast states of Bauchi and Gombe will balance the politics of oil in the... Read more

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Kebbi State University ranked among 25 Nigerian universities with full courses accreditation

THE Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) has ranked Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, among the first 25 Nigerian Universities with full accreditation of courses,... Read more

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Buhari’s reason for vetoing Electoral Bill not convincing – NBA

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has described as unconvincing and unfortunate the reason President Buhari gave for vetoing the electoral bill which was sent to him... Read more

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NCC shares experience with Congolese regulator studying Nigerian telecom market

  FAITH in the operational excellence and regulatory efficiency that have become the marks of Africa’s foremost regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), was demonstrated recently when... Read more

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Broadband: Pantami, Danbatta assure of FG’s plans to bridge infrastructure deficit

ONGOING policy directions and regulatory measures being put in place by the Nigerian government towards bridging identified broadband infrastructure gaps shall be sustained in order to... Read more

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New mobile rate for international calls begins January - NCC

    ..pegs ITR floor price at $0.045     THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has determined the new International Termination Rate (ITR) for voice services paid by overseas telecom carriers...... Read more

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Clean Nigeria Initiative: Ecobank applauds David Alaba

ECOBANK Nigeria has commended David Alaba for his support towards the success of the Clean Nigeria Initiative being part of the Federal Government’s efforts to end... Read more

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COVID-19: Lalong gives Plateau residents 72 hours to get vaccinated

GOVERNOR Simon Lalong of Plateau State has given residents 72 hours to present evidence of COVID-19 vaccination o or negative PCR test result to be able... Read more

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Buhari gives reasons for not signing Electoral Bill

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has cited political, moral and constitutional factors for not signing the Electoral Bill after more than 30 days that it was sent to... Read more

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“We’re not holding Rangers’ players hostage” – Katsina United FC

The management of Katsina United FC says it is not holding any player or official of Rangers International FC hostage as reported by an online paper. Its... Read more

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Desperate opposition politicians out to run down Buhari’s achievements – Minister

INFORMATION and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, yesterday claimed naysayers, sponsored attackers and desperate opposition politicians are out to run down President Muhammadu Buhari’s unprecedented achievements. He said President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 165 times

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Electoral Bill: Lawmakers talk tough as Buhari withholds assent within deadline

PLANS by senators and the House of Representatives to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral Amendment Bill may have hit a dead end. The development, Daily... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 207 times

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President Buhari condemns gruesome killings in Kaduna State

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned renewed banditry in Kaduna State. According to him, the gruesome nature of Saturday’s killings in Kauran Fawa, Marke and Ruhiya villages... Read more

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Fresh $5.8bn loan: SERAP writes Buhari, seeks moratorium on borrowing

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “issue an immediate moratorium on borrowing by the Federal Government and the 36... Read more

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Nembe Spill: Ijaw Diaspora Council seeks ministry’s intervention

THE Ijàw Diaspora Congress (IDC) is seeking the intervention of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management in the recent oil spill at Oil... Read more

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NOGIOA faults alleged US court subpoena on Buhari

THE Nigerian Oil and Gas Indigenous Operators Association, NOGIOA, has decried reports in some online media platforms that a US Court issued a subpoena on President Muhammadu... Read more

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Musikilu Mojeed becomes IPI Nigeria president, Shekarau, secretary

MUSIKILU Mojeed,  editor-in-chief of PREMIUM TIMES Nigeria, on Thursday in Abuja, emerged as the president of the Nigeria chapter of the International Press Institute, IPI.   He emerged as... Read more

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Arewa community endorses Osinbajo for president

THE Hausa community in Oyo State has backed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) for President. The members gave the endorsement on the sidelines of a three-in-one programme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 164 times

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Tinubu hails Buhari at 79, calls him a reformer

SEN. Bola Tinubu, a former Governor of Lagos State, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 79th birthday. Tinubu, in a statement signed by him on Friday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 101 times

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NAFDAC says vaccines promote health, save lives, costs

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says though vaccines go through complex production process, they promote health, save lives and cost Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 91 times

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Mustapha, APC chairmanship aspirant promises to run crisis-free party

SALIU Mustapha, a frontline national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has promised to adopt preventive diplomacy in crisis management if elected the next... Read more

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NUJ urges President Buhari to sign Electoral Act Amendment Bill

By Benprince Ezeh THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill before him in order to... Read more

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As President Buhari clocks 79, a focus on achievements, challenges – by Garba Shehu

By Garba Shehu   PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari marks the age of 79 on Friday 17, without the joy of being with the family and the country he governs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 187 times

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Undemocratic Takeover of Govt Poses Great Challenge To ECONEC, says Yakubu

THE undemocratic takeover of government in some West African countries has created a great challenge for Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, according to the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 176 times

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FEC approves new salary structure for Police

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a new salary structure for officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 135 times

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Reps approve FG’s $5.8bn loan request

THE House of Representatives has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request of 5.8 billion dollars. The approval followed the adoption of the report of the House Committee... Read more

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Security tops agenda as North-East governors meet in Damaturu

THE North-East Governors Forum on Tuesday reiterated its commitment towards ending the decade-old insecurity in the region. Chairman of the Forum and Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum,... Read more

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We’ll fulfill promises we made, Buhari assures ECOWAS Parliament

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says has Nigeria will keep pledges made to the ECOWAS Parliament, and to the sub-regional body at large.  The president gave the assurance when... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 134 times

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NCC reiterates commitment to deepening broadband penetration, smart deployment of infrastructure nationwide

By Benprince Ezeh THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says that it is committed to deepening broadband penetration, protecting the consumers and ensuring smart deployment of infrastructure across... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 155 times

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5G network to contribute over $2.2tn to global economy by 2034 - NCC

By Benprince Ezeh THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said that 5G is expected to contribute over $2.2 trillion to the global economy by 2034. Prof. Adeolu Akande,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 181 times

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Philippines’ Duterte withdraws candidacy for senate seat

PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday withdrew his candidacy for a senate seat, the election commission’s spokesperson said. Duterte’s term will end in June 2022, and he... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

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World Bank power project, a relief for UNICAL- VC

PROF. Florence Obi, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, has stated that if the envisaged World Bank intervention geared towards providing sustainable power through the solar... Read more

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Stronger executive, legislative partnership’ll deepen democracy –Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said a stronger executive and legislative partnership would deepen democracy. He stated this while declaring open the ‘maiden distinguished parliamentarians lecture 2021’ in Abuja... Read more

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Buhari inaugurates 132km Section 2 Kano-Maiduguri Road in Jigawa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated the 132km Section II Kano-Maiduguri Road, Shuwarin – Azere with spur Dutse – Kwanar- Huguma, linking Jigawa and Bauchi States. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 139 times

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Federal lawmaker urges Nigerians to embrace Agriculture to curtail famine, poverty

A Member of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Bamisile, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari on his huge investment in farming to bail the country out... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 102 times

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NCA2003 empowers NCC to develop e-Waste regulation says Danbatta

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has powers under Section 70 of the Nigerian Communications Act (NCA2003) to develop an E-waste Regulation for the telecommunications sector in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 102 times

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Congo president says Ugandan troops’ presence is temporary

 Democratic Republic of Congo’s President, Felix Tshisekedi, said he would ensure that Ugandan troops’ presence in Congo, where they are fighting an Islamist militant group alongside... Read more

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Tetfund boss bags 2021 Nigerian Prize for Leadership Award

PROF. Suleiman Bogoro, the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education  Trust Fund (TETFund) has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Nigerian Prize for Leadership(NPL) Award,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 116 times

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Stronger executive-legislative partnership will deepen democracy, says Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said that a stronger Executive-Legislative partnership would deepen democracy in the country. Buhari stated this while declaring open, the ‘Maiden Distinguished Parliamentarians Lecture... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

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FG restricts airlines from UK, Canada Saudi Arabia in reciprocity over Omicron COVID-19

WITH effect from Tuesday, Dec. 14, the Federal Government will restrict airlines coming from Canada, United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia into Nigeria. Minister of Aviation, Capt. Hadi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 217 times

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2023: Support for South East presidency gains momentum

BARELY one year to the conduct of the 2023 general elections, a federalcommissionerin Police Service Commission, Austin Braimoh, has urged a former governor of Lagos State,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 136 times

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2023: Don’t beg Yoruba to support any aspirant, Obasanjo warns Ooni

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, not to direct Yoruba people to support any candidate as politicians may demand. Speaking at... Read more

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Controversy trails planned new national carrier

CONTROVERSY is trailing the proposed new national carrier scheduled for launching in April 2022 by the Federal Government. Key stakeholders in the Aviation industry have been reflecting on... Read more

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Continuous Dialogue Critical to Tackling Telecoms Industry Challenges - Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that continuous dialogues between the regulator... Read more

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Bandits attacks: Buhari sends NSA, IG, DSS boss, others to Sokoto, Katsina

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched a high-level delegation, made up of the heads of the nation’s intelligence and security services to Sokoto and Katsina states in response... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 139 times

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5G: NCC conducts successful mock auction of 3.5 GHz spectrum

  …sets stage for main auction on Monday   THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has successfully carried out a mock session for the 3.5 gigahertz, GHz, spectrum auction for... Read more

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Sarkin Bai Kano left behind legacy of integrity, service to humanity – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged family members of late Sarkin Bai of Kano, Alhaji Mukhtar Adnan, to uphold the legacy of integrity and service to humanity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 92 times

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FG dissolves governing board of Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre

  PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate dissolution of the governing board of the Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre in the exercise of his constitutional powers... Read more

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6,255 graduate from OAU, 109 bag first class

OBAFEMI Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Friday graduated a total of 6,255 students out of which 109 bag first class at all levels of academic degrees.    The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 108 times

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NASU wants unions to focus on businesses, financial empowerment to support members

Mr Peters Adeyemi, the General Secretary, Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) on Friday said unionism should be used to raise funds through... Read more

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Scholz travels to Paris, Brussels on first trip as German chancellor

 GERMAN Chancellor Olaf Scholz was making his first trip abroad since taking office on Friday, meeting President Emmanuel Macron in Paris and EU and NATO heads... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 51 times

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COVID-19: Institutionalise research, development for home-made solution — TETfund

THE Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) on Thursday said the institutionalization of research and development was vital in helping the country deploy homemade solutions to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 90 times

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Analysis: Under fire, Sudan’s Hamdok battles to save political transition

SUDAN'S Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, reinstated after a coup, needs to now pull off a political juggling act if he is to realise his ambition of... Read more

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IPOB threatens to resist Buhari's planned visit to Ebonyi

THE indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, on Thursday said that the plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to secretly visit Ebonyi State will be resisted by youths... Read more

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CSO renews call on Buhari to sign Electoral Act Amendment Bill

THE Electoral Hub, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) has renewed call on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill without delay. Ms Princess Hamman-Obels, Director,... Read more

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Rep. Hunpe commends FG on release of N15bn for Badagry Expressway

REP Babatunde Hunpe, a lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, has commended the Federal Government on the release of  N15billion for the rehabilitation of the Agbara – Badagry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 145 times

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SERAP urges Buhari to obey court judgments or face contempt proceedings

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to “immediately take meaningful steps to implement several judgments obtained by SERAP... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 158 times

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Akande tasks telecom operators on licensing obligations

  ….as Danbatta emphasizes role of feedback in telecom regulations     PROF. Adeolu Akande, chairman, Board of Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has urged telecoms licensees... Read more

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Buhari seeks passage of 2021 Finance Bill

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja transmitted the 2021 Finance Bill to the Senate for consideration and passage. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, read the letter on... Read more

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Again, Ohanaeze demands release of Nnamdi Kanu, 19 other Igbo youths

THE youth wing of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo has again called on President Muhammadu Buhari to release IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and 19 other Igbo youths detained by... Read more

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Buhari congratulates Barrow over re-election in The Gambia

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja congratulated President Adama Barrow of The Gambia on his re-election  for a second term of five years. In a statement issued... Read more

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Town Hall Meetings: Can this innovation provide elusive solutions to troubled polity

There is no doubt how effective town hall meetings can be in tackling the numerous challenges confronting the nation, especially where there is poor quality representation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 167 times

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FG says no economic development without transportation

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday, reiterated the importance of transportation in the economic development of the country. Osinbajo, represented by the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi... Read more

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KWASU to confer Honorary Degrees on President Buhari’s wife, Chief of Staff, 5 others

KWARA State University (KWASU), Malete, says it will confer Honorary Degrees on the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, and the Chief of Staff to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

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Remain apolitical, professional, Buhari urges army

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Nigerian Army to remain apolitical and professional in protecting democracy and defending the territorial integrity of the nation. Buhari, who was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 141 times

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Ignore bait on fuel price hike: Olawepo – Hashim counsels Buhari

A former Presidential Candidate and a Chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has enjoined President Mohammed Buhari to ignore the bait from... Read more

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Former Nigerian senate president dies

SECOND Republic Senate President Dr. Joseph Wayas is dead. Dr. Wayas, who has been receiving medical attention for some time, reportedly died in a London hospital. Cross River... Read more

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Nnamdi Kanu scheduled for emergency hearing today

  NNAMDI Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has been scheduled for an emergency hearing on Thursday, December 2.   Realnews reports that the expectation is... Read more

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ICPC uncovers N20bn project duplication, personnel budget fraud in MDAs - Owasanoye

By Benprince Ezeh  THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offenses Commission, ICPC, says it has uncovered gross abuse of personnel budget as well as duplication of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 147 times

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FG approves funds for Umuahia-Ikwuano-Ikot Ekpene Road

THE Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says funds for reconstruction of Umuahia-Ikwuano-Ikot Ekpene Road has been approved under the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 185 times

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11 political parties contest outcome of Anambra guber

ELEVEN political parties that participated in the Nov. 6 and Nov. 9 governorship election in Anambra have filed petitions challenging the outcome of the exercise. Mr Surajo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

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World AIDS DAY: Virologist urges periodic screening to know status

A Virologist, Prof. EbunOluwa Adejuyigbe, has advised Nigerians to conduct screenings periodically to know their HIV/AIDS status in order to control the spread of the disease. Adejuyigbe,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

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UniJos new VC promises to prioritise quality teaching, research

PROF. Tanko Ishaya, the new Vice Chancellor of University of Jos has promised to promote quality research, teaching and learning in the institution. Ishaya made the promise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 209 times

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President Buhari honours 3 “honest Nigerians”, vows to sanction corrupt public servants

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja honoured two civil servants, Muhammad Ahmad and Nelson Okoronkwo and a Nigerian student in Japan for exhibiting exemplary acts of... Read more

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Buhari felicitates with Folu Olamiti at 70

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has joined family and friends in felicitating with veteran journalist, Folu Olamiti, on his 70th birthday, coming up on November 30.  Buhari congratulated Olamiti,... Read more

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AMCON is special animal created by FG to treat special problem – Justice Dimgba 

JUSTICE Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court Awka Division at the weekend rose in strong defense of the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President... Read more

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APC governors move to hijack presidential ticket

...As North accepts party’s leadership position, yields presidential ticket to South THE cold war raging in the All Progressives Congress (APC), especially between the APC progressive governors and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 168 times

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Buhari congratulates LEE Engineering Group at 30

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari rejoices with major indigenous player in the oil and gas industry, Lee Engineering Group, as it marks 30 years of its establishment.  The President... Read more

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Buhari charges agric varsities to bridge food insecurity gap

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has challenged universities of agriculture in the country to bridge the gap of food insecurity and address the nation’s dependence on imported foods. He... Read more

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Buhari challenges universities to develop COVID-19 vaccine

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerian universities to intensify their research to develop COVID-19 vaccine to tackle the dreaded virus afflicting the country. The president, represented by... Read more

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Regional CSOs examine legal text on trade facilitation with gender mainstreaming

By Paul EjimeREGIONAL CSOs continued their workshop on Trade Facilitation Advocacy in Dakar on Saturday with an overview and analysis of the 1995 Kyoto Trade Facilitation... Read more

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Nigerians to FG: We’ll resist fuel price hike

DON’T ever try it! Don’t even contemplate it! That’s the message that Nigerians from all walks of life across the country are sending to the Federal Government... Read more

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Youth Empowerment: Commissioner underscores importance of mentorship

THE Anambra State Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy, Prof Theresa Obiekezie, has emphasised a commitment of the state government to discovering, developing and nurturing... Read more

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NCC commits over N200 million to research and development - Danbatta

…as students win Over N1m in NCC’s 2021 national essay competition THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof.... Read more

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NCC tasks licensees on efficient operation

THE Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) on Thursday said it was making moves to ensure that licensees operate at optimal strength. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof.... Read more

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Yakubu says INEC will implement direct primary once it’s signed by President Buhari

By Benprince Ezeh PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the electoral body will ensure the implementation of the direct... Read more

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Police brutality: Taraba Speaker condemns killing of man by police

THE Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Prof Joseph Albasu Kunini, has condemned the killing of 37-year-old Oliver Ezra by police in Jalingo and the... Read more

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After years of tensions, UAE, Turkey move to improve relations

TURKISH President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and United Arab Emirates Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Zayed signed a series of economic cooperation deals on Wednesday. The state news agency... Read more

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UNN begins weeklong fair to exhibit innovative research products

THE University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) on Wednesday began its weeklong maiden product fair aimed at showcasing and promoting the innovative endeavours  of the university through... Read more

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INEC urges media to sensitise Nigerians on democratic rights to broaden base of electoral process

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the media should play an active role in sensitising Nigerians on their democratic rights, duties and responsibilities.... Read more

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Insurgency: 120 hunters, others train on mine risk education in Adamawa

NO fewer than 120 members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), hunters and vigilante were trained on mine risk education in Adamawa. The training exercise was... Read more

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NCC has Committed over N200m to research, Development- Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has declared that the Commission had committed... Read more

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Air Nigeria to take off April 2022 – Sirika

NIGERIA’S national airliner, Air Nigeria, is expected to take off by April 2022, the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has disclosed.He made the disclosure while... Read more

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History will be kind to Buhari, says APC chairmanship aspirant

SALIU Mustapha, one of the front line aspirants for the the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship position, says history will be kind to President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

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APC National Convention: President Buhari endorses February 2022

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed February 2022 as new date for the National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman of Progressive Governors’ Forum, Alhaji... Read more

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Skill acquisition crucial in achieving sustainable devt- D-G

PROF. Okechukwu Ukwuoma, Director General, National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), says there is no substitute to skill acquisition in achieving sustainable development in Nigeria. Ukwuoma said... Read more

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IATF2021: Buhari says AfCFTA must create jobs, enhance revenues

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) must ensure that Africa is a marketplace where no country is left behind, jobs are... Read more

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Moghalu calls for persecution of people responsible for Lekki Toll Gate massacre

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party, YPP,  in the 2019 general elections has called for the immediate persecution... Read more

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Jega challenges northern elite on good, selfless leadership

PROF. Attahiru Jega has challenged northern leaders on good, patriotic and selfless leadership in the mould of the late eminent statesman, Alhaji Maitama Sule. Jega gave the... Read more

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Trusted, well-resourced judiciary essential to rule of law, says Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says a trusted, well-resourced and well-functioning Judiciary is essential to the entrenchment of rule of law. President Buhari made this submission while declaring open... Read more

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2023: It’s time for Nigerian youths to produce president – Shettima, AYCF president

IT is no longer news that politicians and voices of reason from the Southeastern part of the country have been clamouring for power shift to their region... Read more

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Allegation by US non-profit organization that Nigerian govt. sponsors terrorism disgusting - minister

THE Federal Government has described the allegation by a US-based non-profit organization, that the Nigerian government is a sponsor of terrorism, as a disgusting distraction orchestrated... Read more

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NCC 2021 BMR: Akande, Danbatta pledge to drive next phase of industry growth

AS the three-day 2021 Board and Management Retreat (BMR) organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) comes to a close, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief... Read more

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Buhari mourns General Zirkusu, 3 others, condoles with their families

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the demise of Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu and three soldiers who paid ”the supreme sacrifice while fighting terrorists in... Read more

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Lawmakers congratulate Prof Soludo on his election as governor-elect

AS Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared Prof. Charles Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, as the winner of the Nov. 6... Read more

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Anambra people, associations congratulate Prof Soludo on his victory

MANY individuals and associations have congratulated Prof Charles Soludo on his victory at the governorship election on November 6, 2021. In his congratulatory message, the Onitsha... Read more

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Anambra 2021: Soludo, Ibezim receive certificates of return

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has issued certificates of return to governor-elect, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo and his deputy, Onyekachukwu Ibezim for emerging winners of... Read more

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Soludo’s victory, a righteous expression of democracy says APC aspirant, Moghalu

THE managing director, National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, George Moghalu, has congratulated the governor-elect, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, saying that his ``victory is a righteous expression of... Read more

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Prof Soludo’s Victory: A reflection of resistance to leadership imposition

While the victory of Prof Charles Soludo at the poll is being celebrated in Anambra State in particular, and the South East in general, it is... Read more

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Expanding the frontiers of relations between Nigeria and France, by Muhammadu Buhari

IT is possible that the first contact was made in 1601 between the French and the peoples of “Guinee” – the name for the lands we... Read more

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VC tasks students on discipline as LASU matriculates 1,412 into sandwich programme

VICE-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, has urged students of the institution to embrace self-discipline and avail themselves of all the opportunities... Read more

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Moghalu congratulates Prof. Soludo, Anambra State governor elect

KINGSLEY Moghalu, former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has congratulated Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, governor elect of Anambra State. A statement from Moghalu on... Read more

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Sen. Andy Uba denies rejecting INEC results of Anambra guber election

THE Senator Andy Uba Governorship Campaign Organisation, SAUGCO, has denied that its principal, who was a candidate in the just ended Anambra election,  rejected the result announced... Read more

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Senate approves Buhari’s $16bn, €1bn loan requests

THE Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request for the sum of $16,230,077,718 (USD) billion, €1,020,000,000 billion (Euros), under the 2018-2020 External Borrowing plan. It also approved... Read more

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Soludo: Enugu APC hails Buhari for sustaining pledge on credible poll

THE Enugu chapter of the Progressives Congress (APC), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for sustaining his pledge to bequeath credible, transparent, free and fair elections to Nigerians. The... Read more

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INEC presents certificate of return to Soludo on Friday

INEC presents certificate of return to Soludo on Friday THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is to present the certificate of return as the governor-elect of Anambra... Read more

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MRA accuses Buhari administration of breaking promise to ‘Fully Enforce FOI Act’

THE Media Rights Agenda, MRA today launched a new report which examines measures, policies, and actions of the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration to implement the Freedom... Read more

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Anambra: IPMAN hails Soludo, tasks him on developing Oil & Gas sector

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has congratulated Prof. Chukwuma Soludo on his victory in the Nov. 6 and 9 governorship elections in Anambra. Mr... Read more

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Anambra guber poll: YPP candidate rules out court action against Soludo

IFEANYI Ubah, the Young Progressive Party (YPP) candidate at the Anambra governorship election, says he has no intention of challenging the result of the election in... Read more

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Run inclusive government, Orji Kalu urges Soludo

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has congratulated the governor-elect of Anambra, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on... Read more

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Ngige congratulates Soludo, hails Buhari

THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige  has congratulated the winner of the November 6, 2021 Anambra State Governorship Election, Professor Chukwuma Soludo of... Read more

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Fayemi felicitates with Prof Chukwuma Soludo

THE Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the November 6 governorship election, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,... Read more

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Valentine Ozigbo congratulates Soludo

 VALENTINE Ozigbo, the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just-concluded Anambra poll, has felicitated the Governor-elect, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo. In a statement issued... Read more

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Ndigbo Lagos sets agenda for Soludo, other South East governors

…congratulates the governor elect …commends Buhari, security agencies over Anambra elections THE Ndigbo Lagos, a non-partisan umbrella body of Igbo Organizations in Lagos, has urged Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,... Read more

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Obiano lauds Buhari for free, fair election in Anambra State

GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra State has praised President Muhamadu Buhari for making the November 6 gubernatorial election in the state which ended with the supplementary... Read more

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How Soludo will govern Anambra State with team of rivals

PROF. Chukwuma Charles Soludo has given an inkling  into the style of governance he will adopt to hasten development of Anambra State as he assumes office... Read more

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Anambra poll: Buhari deserves kudos– PDP presidential hopeful

A former PDP presidential aspirant, Mr Stanley Osifo, says President Muhammadu Buhari deserves commendations for the credible outcome of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra. Osifo, who vied... Read more

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APGA candidate reliable, focused says PG of Nkwelle Ezunaka

THE Caretaker President-General of Nkwelle Ezunaka, Mr Wilfred Okafor says the Governor-elect; Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo is a reliable and focused leader. ``He will take the state... Read more

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Crazy school days at Great Ife

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu MY studies at Great Ife under Prof. Wole Soyinka got off on a beery note. I was with my classmates in Soyinka’s house for... Read more

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Details of results from Anambra Governorship polls

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)-appointed, Returning Officer Prof. Florence Obi announced Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as winner... Read more

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Be magnanimous in victory, Ohanaeze tells Soludo

THE Ohanaeze Ndigbo has urged the Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, to be magnanimous in victory. Congratulating the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate... Read more

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Obidike Congratulates Soludo

DIRECTOR General – Conference of APC Support Groups and member of the Party’s National Strategic Lobby Committee, Hon. Obidike Chukwuebuka, has congratulated the candidate of the... Read more

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Chisco boss Anyaegbu congratulates Soludo on election victory

THE Chairman of Chisco Group, Chief Chidi Anyaegbu (Okeiyi Amichi), has congratulated Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo, on his declaration as the winner of the November 6... Read more

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Soludo thanks all, says it is a divine journey, whose time has come

PROF. Charles Chukwuma Soludo says he is grateful to Ndi Anambra for their massive support that has helped him to emerge as the Governor-elect of Anambra... Read more

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Buhari assures France of cooperation to dismantle international criminal networks

President Muhammadu Buhari has appreciated efforts of President Emmanuel Macron in expanding opportunities for business between Nigerians and French citizens, while committing to partnership to degrade... Read more

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NUC approves new courses for Precious Cornerstone University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted approval to the Precious Cornerstone University (PCU), Ibadan,Oyo State, to begin five additional academic programmes. The Vice-Chancellor of the university,... Read more

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Ortom congratulates Soludo on Anambra election win

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has congratulated Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on his victory at the November 6 Anambra... Read more

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Anambra Poll: Ogun APGA chieftain congratulates Soludo, urges governor-elect to hit the ground running

A chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Ogun State, Professor David Bamgbose, has congratulated Prof Charles Soludo for his victory in the just... Read more

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Anambra Election: Buhari congratulates Soludo, lauds INEC, Security agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for winning the gubernatorial election in Anambra. The president... Read more

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Classroom Fire: Buhari condoles with President Bazoum over death of 25 children

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with President Mohammed Bazoum of Niger Republic over the death of 25 school children during a classroom fire outbreak in the... Read more

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“My victory reflects supreme will of God, people’s mandate” -Soludo

Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the Governor-elect of Anambra State, says his victory reflects the supreme will of the Almighty God, as well as an overwhelming sacred mandate... Read more

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Buhari condoles with Pastor Odukoya over wife’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Pastor Taiwo Odukoya of the Fountain of Life Church, over the loss of his wife, Nomthi. The president, in a condolence... Read more

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Traditional ruler hails Anambra electoral stakeholders for peaceful, successful poll

Igwe Chukwuemeka Ilouno, the Traditional Ruler in Ifitedunu Community in Dunukofia Local Government Area in Anambra, has hailed people of the state for a peaceful and... Read more

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Buhari vows to end annual $2bn wheat importation

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to end wheat importation which cost Nigeria $2 billion annually. Speaking during the flag-off of the rainfed commercial wheat cultivation at the Wheat... Read more

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INEC declares Prof. Soludo winner of Anambra guber election

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, the winner of November 6 governorship election in... Read more

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How Unilag will host a hitch-free 26th NUGA Games — VC

THE Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has assured that adequate security arrangement had been put in place to host the upcoming 26th... Read more

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Buhari mourns theatre legend, Prof. Oduneye

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family and friends of elder statesman and foremost theatre legend, Prof. Bayo Oduneye, who passed on at 87. In a... Read more

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Society reiterates diversification of economy to achieve sustainable growth

SOCIETY for the Conservation of Phytofuel and Sciences (SCOPAS) has reiterated the need to diversify the economy, to achieve sustainable growth and development in a post... Read more

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U.S. Supreme Court hears a condemned murderer’s religious request

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday are set to hear a bid by a man sentenced to death in Texas for a fatal 2004 stabbing outside... Read more

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Buhari condoles Nigerian Envoy to S/Leone, Omaku over mother’s death

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condoled  Amb. Henry Omaku, Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Sierra Leone on the passage of his mother,  Mrs Evelyn Omaku. The president also extended... Read more

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Full speech of Returning Officer Prof. Obi on Anambra's supplementary election

LET me commence by sincerely thanking all of you, particularly the polling agents of the political parties, for the peaceful and decorous manner we have conducted... Read more

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Official INEC results for 2021 Anambra gubernatorial election

(1) Dunukofia LGA APC 1991 APGA 4124 PDP 1680 YPP 1360   (2) Awka South LGA  APC 2595 APGA 12,891 PDP 5498 YPP 919   (3) Oyi LGA  APC 2830 APGA... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 338 times

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 Anambra deputy governor begs Obiano for forgiveness, says Uba deceived him

IN a last ditch effort to purge his conscience after sudden defection to All Progressives Congress (APC), Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr Nkem Okeke has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 625 times

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Michael Ade Ojo denies selling land housing collapsed 21 storey building to Osibanjo

MICHAEL Ade Ojo, owner of Elizade  Motors, has denied selling the land where the 21 storey building collapsed to Vice President Yemi Osibanjo. Ojo made the denial... Read more

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Ensure every single vote counts in Anambra, Yakubu tells staff

THE Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has directed all staff of the commission to ensure that every vote counts in the Saturday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

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Work set to start on Botswana coal mine in 2022 despite pressure

WORK is due to begin on Botswana’s second privately-owned coal mine in the first quarter of next year, the CEO of Maatla Resources told Reuters, despite... Read more

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Stakeholders deliberate as Nigeria prepares to deploy 5G network

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Stakeholders Consultative Forum on the Draft Information Memorandum, IM, for the 3.5GHz Spectrum Auction by the Nigerian Communications Commission held today draws Nigeria... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 259 times

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Security: Emir of Suleja canvasses support for security agencies

The Emir of Suleja, Malam Auwal Ibrahim, on Thursday pleaded with the people of the state to support the police with reliable information as instrument for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: The Emir of Suleja, Malam Auwal Ibrahim, kidnapping, President Mohammadu Buhari

Expert alerts healthcare workers on Arboviral diseases

Prof. Olatunji Kolawole of the Department of Microbiology, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), has alerted healthcare workers on early identification and diagnosis of arboviral infections, which has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof. Olatunji Kolawole, University of Ilorin, Arboviral disease, anti-Yellow Fever Virus (YFV) seropositivity

Investigation over Erdogan’s death speculation begins in Turkey

INVESTIGATIONS have been launched with 30 people in Turkey over speculation over the alleged death of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The suspects had used the hashtag #olmus... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

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Xi presents China’s top science award to aircraft designer, nuclear expert

President Xi Jinping, on Wednesday presented China’s top science award to aircraft designer, Gu Songfen and nuclear expert, Wang Dazhong, for their outstanding contributions to scientific... Read more

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Anambra State declares two work-free days

THE Anambra State Government has declared Nov. 3 and 4 as work-free days to enable the people to prepare for the Anambra State Governorship polls. Gov. Willie... Read more

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Xi presents China’s top science award to aircraft designer, nuclear expert

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping, on Wednesday presented China’s top science award to aircraft designer, Gu Songfen and nuclear expert, Wang Dazhong, for their outstanding contributions to scientific... Read more

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Xi presents China’s top science award to aircraft designer, nuclear expert

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping, on Wednesday presented China’s top science award to aircraft designer, Gu Songfen and nuclear expert, Wang Dazhong, for their outstanding contributions to scientific... Read more

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JEOL: ECZ Luminous, a brand-new High-resolution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance System, is now available

JEOL Ltd. President & COO Izumi Oi) announced the ECZ Luminous; nuclear magnetic resonance console (JNM-ECZL series) on November 1, 2021. This product is a next step... Read more

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Russia rejects Biden’s criticism for skipping UN climate conference

THE Kremlin has rejected criticism from U.S. President Joe Biden after Russian President Vladimir Putin decided not to attend a key UN summit on curbing climate... Read more

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Gov. Lalong restates commitment to transparency, frugality in governance

GOV. Simon Lalong of Plateau has restated his government’s commitment to transparency and frugal utilisation of resources. A statement by the Director of Press and Public Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

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Research: UNICAL pledges partnership with University of Johannesburg

PROF. Florence Obi, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, has pledged to partner with the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, in the area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

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INEC chairman is alive not killed - Police

THE Police has reacted to the news on social media about the alleged murder of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, in Anambra. There... Read more

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Anambra 2021: INEC Chairman Arrives in Awka, Meets With Anambra Police Commissioner

CHAIRMAN of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has arrived in Akwa, the capital of Anambra State and immediately went into consultation with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 140 times

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Anambra election ‘’ll not be inconclusive election says Soludo

THE candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, says the Nov.  6 governorship election will not be inconclusive.  Soludo said this while reacting to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

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PDP convention: Atiku tackles APC

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubarkar, yesterday, said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was never prepared for governance, hence the myriad of challenges currently bedeviling the country,... Read more

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SERAP sues Buhari, wants court to order recovery of ‘missing N881bn in 367 MDAs’

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari “over his failure to probe allegations that over ₦880bn of public... Read more

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Stakeholders commend NIN-SIM Verification Exercise

....as FG urges citizens and legal residents to enrol before the end of the year Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has... Read more

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I’ll leave office in May 2023, Buhari assures

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned those campaigning for tenure elongation on his behalf, stressing that he would leave office in May 2023. According to a statement by Senior... Read more

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eNaira: Another stake in digital banking

Nigerians and other parties across the globe have, no doubt, demonstrated their overwhelming interest in the eNaira project with over 2.5 million daily visits to the... Read more

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Anambra Election: 86 polling units have no voters – INEC chair

By Anthony Isibor   PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that out of the 5,720 polling units in Anambra State, 86, and 1.5... Read more

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UNFPA donates ICT equipment to Bauchi govt. for fistula survivors –official

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to the Bauchi state government, for fistula survivors. Malam Mamuda Ishaq, Senior Information... Read more

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Sierra Leone’s telecoms regulator visits NCC for benchmarking

...visit was very engaging and rewarding” – DDG, NATCOMNigeria’s global ranking as a model in telecom regulation, and her status as a leading light of operational... Read more

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Civil Society Group praises NCC for digital economy initiatives

… presents Danbatta with certificate of performance     THE Civil Society Groups for Good Governance (CSGGG), a coalition of over 180 civil society organizations, has commended the Management... Read more

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ICPC identifies former FCDA employees, REDAN members in FCT real estate scam

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) on Thursday fingered some former employees of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) as real estate... Read more

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Ifeanyi Ubah to Soludo, APGA Media: Stop lies and propaganda

CANDIDATE of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Ifeanyi Ubah has described as laughable the suggestion from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) camp that he has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

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Penpushing media, UNIC train journalists on combating hate speech

By Anthony Isibor.   THE virtual training workshop for Nigerian journalists on hate speech, which was organized on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 by Penpushing media in collaboration with... Read more

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VC tasks intellectuals on advancing innovative technology

VICE-Chancellor of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, Prof. Nosa Owens-Ibie, on Wednesday called  on intellectuals to regularly acquire more knowledge  that would enable  Nigeria to lead... Read more

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Uba accused to leading war against INEC chairman

THE Soludo Solidarity Group, one of the 34 groups campaigning for the victory of Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in... Read more

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Campus security: Police inaugurate UNILAG Marine Police Post

 IN an effort to beef up security, the police command in Lagos State on Tuesday inaugurated a marine police post at the  University of Lagos (UNILAG). At... Read more

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Ekpo tasks FG on effective implementation of Nigeria-China currency swap

AN economist, Prof. Akpan Ekpo, has urged the Federal Government to effectively implement the Nigeria-China currency swap as nothing is wrong with it. Ekpo, a former Director-General... Read more

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2022 Budget: Can it transform fortunes of Nigerians

The annual ritual of presenting the budget, reviewing it by the lawmakers and assenting to it by the president has just started. But how this piece... Read more

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NOUN V-C assures 14,953 newly admitted students of better welfare

THE Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Olufemi Peters, says that the welfare and satisfaction of the students of the institution are... Read more

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President Buhari charges varsity to lead research into local vaccine production

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday tasked the University of Ilorin to play a leading role in the research and production of vaccines locally. The president gave the... Read more

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Buhari tasks Ogoni leaders on protection of national assets

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged Ogoni Leaders to sensitize indigenes on the value of protecting national assets like pipelines and other oil installations, saying willful damage... Read more

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Buhari reassures on security challenge

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has reassured that his administration will not rest until the current security challenges in the country are addressed. Buhari, represented by the Minister of... Read more

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Editors urged not to give prominence to activities of terrorists, Bandits

THE Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, conference opened on Thursday, October 21, with a call to the media to reduce the prominence given to activities of... Read more

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Buhari commends SGF over successful ministerial retreat 

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has commended Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the Federation, SGF, on the successful hosting of the just concluded Mid-Term Ministerial Performance... Read more

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Buhari hails ex-Minister of State, Power, Godwin Ogbaga at 65

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Minister of State, Power and Steel, Chief Godwin Ogbaga,  on his 65th birthday. The president, in a statement on Wednesday in... Read more

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Sports veritable tool to prevent social vices among youths – Bells VC

 THE Vice-Chancellor of Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, identified sports as a veritable means of curbing social vices among youths. Ojediran said this... Read more

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PIA: FG inaugurates boards of new oil industry successor regulatory agencies

TIMIPRE Sylva, minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has inaugurated the governing boards of the new entities comprising the regulatory framework for the oil and gas... Read more

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Moghalu unveils agenda for youth if elected in 2023

...urges Nigerian government to release youths arrested during #EndSARS protest KINGSLEY Moghalu, Oxford Martin Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, has called on the Nigerian government... Read more

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Buhari to bandits: “Your days are numbered, be ready for crushing defeat”

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sent a stern warning to bandits, saying that “the clock of your ultimate destruction is ticking as you will no longer have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 312 times

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Nigeria glad US is back on climate change agenda—Osinbajo

 VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria was delighted that the US was fully back on the global climate change agenda. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, said in a... Read more

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Olorunyomi, Fashola, Monguno, Irabor, Kyari headline Editors’ Conference on Security

  ... State governors confirm attendance      .... CBN, UBA, Glo, NNPC, others boost summit     ALL is now set for the 17th All Nigeria Editors’ Conference, starting on... Read more

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Eid-ul-Maulud: Buhari felicitates Muslims, says gains being recorded in combating insecurity

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari felicitated the Muslim Ummah as well as Nigerians of all faiths on the occasion of the Maulud-Un-Nabiyy, the birthday of the Holy Prophet... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 145 times

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Insecurity: UNICAL VC seeks partnership with Nigerian Air Force

THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has sought the partnership of the Nigerian Air Force in Calabar in the area of... Read more

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SERAP drags Buhari to court, wants plan to monitor WhatsApp messages declared illegal

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari, asking the court to “declare illegal and unconstitutional the plan by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 177 times

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Again, Buhari spared time to consolidate “political gains’’ in Anambra, hosts Bakare, others

IN the busy week under review, President Muhammadu Buhari spared time to welcome the Deputy Governor of Anambra, Nkem Okereke, who defected last week from the... Read more

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Anambra electorate enjoined to vote for economic sustainability

THERE is the need to vote for Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo to ensure sustained economic development of the country that has over the years been battered. ``A... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

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ECOWAS observers urged to be neutral, professional

GEN. Salou Djibo (rtd), head of the ECOWAS Observation Mission to Cabo Verde's Sunday presidential election has urged the regional observers to execute their mission with... Read more

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Buhari congratulates newly elected NUJ Executives

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on the outcome of their seventh triennial delegates’ conference which saw the re-election of Chris... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 164 times

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Pastor Bakare meets Buhari, kicks against power shift based on primordial sentiments

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has met behind closed doors with Lagos-based Cleric, Pastor Tunde Bakare, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday. Speaking to State House correspondents at... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 282 times

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Universities to get N30bn revitilisation fund soon – FG

 THE Federal Government says it will commence the disbursement of the N30 billion revitalization fund to public universities soon. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 140 times

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Tomori backs FG’s decision on Dec. 1 deadline for civil servants to get vaccinated

 PROF. Oyewale Tomori, a former vice-chancellor of the Redeemer’s University, Ede, has described the decision to make the COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for federal government workers as... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 247 times

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World Food Day: Experts call for creation of investment opportunities for rural youths

 AHEAD of the World Food Day celebration that comes up on Oct.16, three experts have called on governments and  stakeholders to create unhindered investment opportunities for... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

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Appointment of new board of NABDA excites Director General

 THE Director-General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof Abdullahi Mustapha, has expressed confidence that the agency would advance and thrive following the inauguration of... Read more

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Oye lauds Supreme Court judgement, calls for unity in APGA

VICTOR Oye, national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, on Thursday commended the Supreme Court for dismissing the suit brought to it by Chief... Read more

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 Electronic transmission of results will reduce election fraud

PROF. Attahiru Jega, a former Chairman, Independent National Election Commission, INEC, says the electoral transmission of results will reduce the rate of election fraud in Nigeria, He... Read more

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NCC's plan to deploy 5G technology gathers momentum

  …restates 97% readiness level THE Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC’s) plan for Fifth Generation (5G) technology deployment in the country continues to gather momentum with the Commission confirming... Read more

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Mrs Buhari uregs media engagement on First Ladies’ projects

 MRS Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has called on journalists to engage more with state first ladies with a view to giving their... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 147 times

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Nkem Okeke’s defection inconsequential – APGA

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has dismissed the defection of Nkem Okeke, the Deputy Governor of Anambra to the All Progressives Congress (APC), as inconsequential. Okeke... Read more

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What Soludo did in 2017 to secure release of Nnamdi Kanu  

PROF. Chukwuma Soludo, candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has said that he led 12- prominent Igbos to Abuja, for the release of leader... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 362 times

Tags: Governor Willie Obiano, Nnamdi Kanu, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA,

Anambra governorship: Moghalu urges electorate to vote ADC candidate

PRESIDENTIAL hopeful, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu has urged the electorate in Anambra to vote for Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo, African Democratic Congress (ADC) candidate in the upcoming governorship... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 140 times

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Photos: Agbese, Amuka, Adamu, Jakande, others honoured by League of Nigeria Columnists

  Lateef Jakande's widow receiving post humus on behalf of the late husband award at the event       Haroun Adamu receiving plaque from General Ike Nwachukwu      ... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: League of Nigeria Columnists, Dan Agbese, Prof. Anthony Killa, Haroun Adamu, Jakande, General Ike Nwachukwu,

President Buhari appoints new CEO for NEPC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ezra Yakusak as Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant... Read more

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Ndigbo. Let not your heart be troubled

By Prof. A.B.C Nwosu I became greatly rattled after reading Mr. Ike Abonyis excellent write-up titled: “South East, PDP, and matters Arising”, on the back page of... Read more

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Tags: Gideon Akaluka, Mrs. Bridget Agbaheme in Kano, Nimbo massacre in Uzo-Uwani in Enugu State, Prof. A.B.C Nwosu, President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Muhamadu Buhari, Ike Abonyi

Aides clarifies Osinbajo’s view on exchange rate Exchange

LAOLU Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity,  Office of the Vice President, has made clarifications on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s view... Read more

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Court fixes Dec. 2 for arraignment of Anambra Varsity professor, others over alleged forgery

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday fixed Dec. 2 for the arraignment of Prof. Obiajulu Obikeze and four others over allegations bordering on forgery.   Justice Inyang... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

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APC forum lauds Buhari’s development initiative for North-East

THE North East Consultative Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for showing concern towards the development of the sub region. Dr Ahmed... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

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NCC’s regulatory instruments set to facilitate 5G deployment, tackle insecurity - Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has declared that three of the Commission’s regulatory instruments are set... Read more

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NCDMB hands over ultramodern technical workshops in A/Ibom State

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, on Friday handed over ultra-modern Woodwork and Carpentry workshops it renovated and upgraded at the Government Technical College,... Read more

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Finance ministry to get lion share of multilateral, bilateral loans in 2022 budget

THE Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning will get the lion’s share, in terms of projects costs, of the N1.16tn multilateral and bilateral loans that... Read more

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SERAP urges FG to cut 26bn budget for medical center, meals, travels

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari “to cut the N26 billion presidency budget for the construction of the presidential wing at... Read more

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NCC committed to facilitating growth of e-government – Danbatta

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has highlighted the various regulatory measures of the Commission toward deepening the... Read more

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GOCOP elects Chigbo, president, Danlami, deputy president

  The Publisher of Realnews, Maureen Chigbo, has emerged as the new president of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) for the next two years.   She takes... Read more

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Cabo Verde Presidential Vote: Fresh hope for democracy in West Africa 

  By Paul Ejime Democracy has suffered troubling assaults in the politically restive West Africa and the Sahel regions in the past year with three successful military coups... Read more

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Opposition unfairly portraying APC, Buhari in bad light – Progressive Governors Forum

SALIHU Lukman, Director-General, Progressive Governors Forum, said on Sunday in Abuja that opposition parties were portraying the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari in a bad light... Read more

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Independence Anniversary: Buhari, Tinubu bag awards in UK

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has bagged the Nation Builder Award at an event organised by the All Progressives Congress (APC), United Kingdom chapter, to celebrate Nigeria’s 61st... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

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Buhari vows to crash food prices

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, in the week under review, has directed key government and security agencies to find lasting solution to the disruptive and unpatriotic activities of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

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Biden mourns 700,000 Americans lost to COVID-19

JOE Biden, United States, U.S, president, has mourned the about 700,000 Americans who lost their lives to COVID-19. Biden, in his twitter handle on Saturday night, said:... Read more

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President Buhari mourns Prof. A. D. Yahaya

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute to a one-time President of the Nigerian Political Science Association, Prof. A. D. Yahaya, who breathed his last on Saturday. The... Read more

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President Buhari mourns Prof. A. D. Yahaya

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute to a one-time President of the Nigerian Political Science Association, Prof. A. D. Yahaya, who breathed his last on Saturday. The... Read more

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Buhari to attend Ethiopian prime minister’s inauguration –spokesman

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will, on Monday, depart for Addis Ababa to attend the inauguration of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for a second five-year term in... Read more

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V-C advises new students to shun cultism, examination malpractice or face expulsion

PROF. Charles Igwe, Vice-Chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka, on Saturday advised matriculating students to shun cultism, examination malpractice and social vices or face expulsion. Igwe gave the... Read more

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Maritime Security: President Buhari assures Deep Blue Project on course

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured that the plan to secure the country’s waters and the Gulf of Guinea through the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection... Read more

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Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Sao Tome and Principe’s presidential inauguration

VICE-President Yemi Osinbajo departed Lagos on Saturday for São Tomé city for the inauguration of Mr Carlos Nova, the newly- elected president of Sao Tome and Principe. Osinbajo’s... Read more

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Nigeria cannot defeat the Igbo and Yoruba at the same time

By Professor Akinyemi Onigbinde THE greatest thing Nigerians accomplished in the last thirty years was electing Muhammadu Buhari as president. If he had lived and died without... Read more

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Nigerians mourn brutal murder of Chike Akunyili

MANY Nigerians were traumatized when the news of the brutal murder of Chike Akunyili, a medical doctor and husband of a former minister of information, Prof.... Read more

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Independence Anniversary: President Buhari to address Nigerians Friday

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday broadcast to the nation at 7.00 a.m. as part of activities marking the 61st Independence Anniversary of the country. Mr Femi... Read more

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Teachers to enjoy new salary structure from Jan -FG

THE Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says teachers will begin to enjoy the new salary structure promised by President Muhammadu Buhari from January 2022. Nwajiuba... Read more

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Why today is the happiest day of Governor Zulum's Life

…as NNPC pledges to deliver Maiduguri power project on schedule PROF. Babagana Umara Zulum,  Borno State Governor, has described the groundbreaking ceremony of the Maiduguri and  Environs... Read more

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Akunyili’s murder, bad omen– Utomi

PROF. Pat Utomi, a political economist,  has described the  murder of Dr Chike Akunyili, widower of late Prof. Dora Akunyili as terrible and bad omen for state... Read more

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JAMB: Elimination of national cut-off mark, a disservice to excellence–OAU Prof.

PROF. Akin Alao has kicked against the recent cancellation of national admission benchmark, otherwise called cut-off mark, by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Alao, a... Read more

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South-East Governors condemn Akunyili’s murder

THE Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum, David Umahi, has condemned the murder of Dr Chike Akunyili. The deceased was the widower of late Prof. Dora Akunyili, a... Read more

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Oyo State seeks to join Rivers’ suit against FG on VAT

THE Oyo State Government has asked the Court of Appeal, sitting in Port Harcourt, to be joined in the suit instituted by the Rivers State Government... Read more

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FEC approves 14 days paternity leave for public servants

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the introduction of 14 days paternity leave for public servants in the new Public Service Rules(PSR). Folashade Yemi-Esan, Head of... Read more

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Rethinking grazing routes debacle

The reopening of grazing routes has undoubtedly added another twist to the endless crises in Nigeria in recent years. Nigerian cannot achieve any meaningful growth with these... Read more

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VC pledges support for UNICAL Senior Staff Club

THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has pledged her administration’s support for the institution’s Senior Staff Club. Prof. Obi made the pledge... Read more

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Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari meets President Joe Biden

https://realnewsmagazine.net/images/media_assets/2021/09/1632664615.jpghttps://realnewsmagazine.net/images/media_assets/2021/09/1632664615.jpg - Sept. 26, 2021 @ 15:03 GMT | Read more

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Publish names of suspected looters of N6trn NDDC funds, SERAP tells Buhari

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN... Read more

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Buhari leaves New York for Nigeria

PRESIDENT  Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday left New York for Abuja, after a successful conclusion of an eventful outing at the 76th Session high-level meetings of the... Read more

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Campaign: Soludo promises to produce 1, 000 millionaires yearly in Anambra

PROF. Chukwuma Soludo,  Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra,  says he will produce one thousand millionaires yearly  if elected. He made the... Read more

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Full Text of President Buhari’s Address at UN General Assembly in New York

“Mr President, “Let me, on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, congratulate you on your well-deserved election as President of the 76th Session of the... Read more

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UNGA 76: Buhari talks debt cancelation, COVID-19, terrorism

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in New York, appealed to rich nations and international financial institutions for outright debt cancellation for countries facing the most severe... Read more

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Coalition knocks FOREX saboteurs, backs CBN gov

A Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has backed various policies introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to stabilise the naira... Read more

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Church of Nigeria wants bandits, herders declared terrorists

THE Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) has raised the alarm that Nigeria is turning to a land flowing with tears and blood because of the impact of... Read more

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FG listed Tiv Theatrical Performance on UNESCO representatives’ list – Minister

THE Federal Government says it has successfully enlisted the Kwagh-Hir (Tiv) Theatrical Performance on UNESCO’s representatives’ list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Minister of... Read more

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Attorneys-general brief Osinbajo on justice sector reforms

SIX attorneys-general from the South-West have briefed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the progress of justice reforms in their respective states. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a... Read more

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Banyana spank Falcons to dominate Aisha Buhari Tournament

. Make strong statement for Nigeria to blood new, young Falcons TWO penalties and an own goal by defender Michelle Alozie conspired to hand South Africa’s Banyana... Read more

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Banyana spank Falcons to dominate Aisha Buhari Tournament

. Make strong statement for Nigeria to blood new, young Falcons TWO penalties and an own goal by defender Michelle Alozie conspired to hand South Africa’s Banyana... Read more

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Aisha Buhari, Asisat, 1999 Super Falcons dazzle at NFF-Aiteo Football Awards

THE third edition of the annual NFF-Aiteo Football Awards took the City of Lagos by storm on Monday night, with the country’s First Lady, Dr (Mrs)... Read more

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Group drums support for Osinbajo for 2023

THE Progressive Consolidation Group for Osinbajo 2023, a pressure group has stressed the need for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.Dr... Read more

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Abia govt confirms killing of Marist Comprehensive Academy student by gunmen

  ...dismisses reports that 10 students of Abia State University, Uturu, were abducted as untrue      JOHN Okiyi Kalu, commissioner for Information, Abia State, has confirmed that hoodlums attacked... Read more

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Wada Maida’s eldest daughter lauds FG for naming NAN HQ after father

ELDEST daughter of late Malam Wada Maida, Farida, on Thursday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for naming the News Agency of Nigeria’s Headquarters after her father. Farida spoke... Read more

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Maida, a man of vision and integrity, says Garba Shehu

GARBA Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, has described Malam Wada Maida, late Chairman of the Board of Directors of the News Agency of... Read more

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Community honours First Class graduates, sets up committee against drug abuse, cultism

  DETERMINED to improve the educational standard of the area, the Ihiala Community in Ihiala local government of Anambra State has instituted a special Award for Excellence... Read more

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Buhari greets poet, journalist, Lindsay Barrett at 80

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with consummate author, journalist, poet, essayist, photographer and Pan-Africanist, Lindsay Barrett, as he turns 80 Sept. 15.  Jamaica-born Barrett took Nigeria’s citizenship... Read more

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UNESCO D-G meets Buhari, invites him for UNESCO Anniversary in Paris

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has met with the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Audrey Azoulay, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on... Read more

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Appeal Court President appeals for salary increase for judges

THE President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has appealed to the Federal Government for an upward review of the salaries of judicial officers... Read more

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3 abducted Obasanjo Farm’s workers regain freedom

THE  Nigerian Police, Ogun Command, says it has rescued three workers of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Farm, from their kidnappers’ den, three days after they... Read more

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Why INEC may still transmit results electronically

Several weeks after the National Assembly had voted against the Electronic Transmission of election results, the practicability or otherwise of the issue has continued to be... Read more

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NCDMB, Bayelsa sign Power Purchase Agreement on 10MW IPP

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the Bayelsa State Government on Wednesday signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the delivery of electricity... Read more

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Buhari urges striking doctors to return to work

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Friday has called on health workers to return to their duty posts. He also urged others contemplating strikes to opt for settlement of issues... Read more

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Aisha Buhari Cup to serve as FIFA –ranking tournament!

WORLD football –governing body, FIFA has confirmed that the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Tournament taking place in the City of Lagos 15th – 21st September... Read more

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Can Buhari’s visit change South East’s perpetual cycles of hope, despair

By Anthony Isibor.   WITH the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Owerri, Imo State, on Thursday, September, 9, it is hoped that the tension and the animosity... Read more

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FG directs NCC to immediately deploy 5G  in Nigeria

  THE Federal Government has approved the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network, otherwise called 5G in Nigeria. Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital... Read more

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President of ECOWAS Court applauds Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung for supporting democracy in the region

THE President of ECOWAS Court of Justice Justice Edward Amoako Asante on has applauded Germany’s Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung, FES, foundation for its dogged commitment to the promotion... Read more

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FG not sincere in tackling insecurity –Prof Odinkalu, Ex NHRC chair

PROFESSOR Chidi Odinkalu, Senior Team Manager for the Africa Program of Open Society Justice Initiative was former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission. In this interview,... Read more

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Fintiri chairs PDP national convention organising committee  

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has announced Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Fintiri as chairman of its 2021 National Convention Organising Committee and his Enugu counterpart, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi... Read more

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Abiodun buries father amidst emotional tribute

THE late  father of Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Emmanuel Abiodun, was  on Thursday interred in Iperu amidst emotional tribute from the governor.   Abiodun, in his tribute... Read more

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Police working with sister agencies to rescue Obasanjo’s workers

POLICE in Ogun State say they are  collaborating with other security agencies to rescue three workers of former President Olusegun Obasanjo abducted by kidnappers. The three employees... Read more

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Group berates IPOB over continued sit-at-home despite cancellation in Imo

THE Coalition of South-East Youth Leaders, (COSEYL), has berated the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over its continued sit-at-home order in Imo. COSEYL, a socio-political pressure... Read more

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NCC launches 4-year strategic vision plan

…releases a compendium of the EVC’s speeches.   By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta,  executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has launched a strategic vision plan... Read more

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Video: Imo people singing and waiting to receive President Muhammadu Buhari at the Imo Airport

VIDEO: Imo people singing and waiting to receive President Muhammadu Buhari at the Imo Airport - Sept. 9, 2021 @ 14:00 GMT | Read more

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Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Imo State

Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Imo State - Sept. 9, 2021 @ 14:00 GMT | Read more

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Video: President Muhammadu Buhari inspects guard of honour in Imo State

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Buhari approves Anambra’s Status as petroleum-bearing State

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved Anambra’s new status a petroleum-bearing state. The approval is contained in a letter to Governor Willie Obiano which the president’s Chief of... Read more

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Photos: Imo people observe sit-at-home as Buhari visits Owerri, inaugurates project

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Owerri, the Imo state capital amidst tight security and sit-at-home protest by many Imo people. Realnews reports that the presidential jet landed... Read more

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Kuejubola wants football greats honoured at Aisha Buhari Cup

THE proprietor of Nigeria Women Football League’s multiple champions, Ufuoma Babes Football Club of Warri (now defunct), Elder Eddington Kuejubola, has advocated that the renown pioneers,... Read more

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Ghana names final 23-woman squad for Aisha Buhari Cup

HEAD Coach of two –time Women AFCON runners-up, Ghana’s Black Queens, Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo has named her final list of 23 players for the maiden edition of... Read more

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FIFA gives go-ahead for Aisha Buhari Cup!

WORLD football –governing body, FIFA on Wednesday provided the Local Organizing Committee with a final go-ahead to stage the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational... Read more

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ECOWAS suspends Guinea, demands release of detained President Conde 

    By Paul Ejime     REGIONAL bloc ECOWAS on Wednesday suspended Guinea from its activities and demanded the immediate and unconditional release of ousted President Alpha Conde, detained by...... Read more

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NNPC consolidates on gains, publishes 2020 audited financial statements

FOLLOWING up on President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent announcement of thedeclaration of N287billion Profit After Tax (PAT) in year 2020 by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),... Read more

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MASSOB urges Igbo leaders to ask Buhari to release IPOB Leader

THE Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has urged Igbo leaders to seize the opportunity provided by the visit of President... Read more

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Buhari salutes Buba Marwa at 68

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, as he clocks 68 on Thursday,... Read more

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Grassroots stakeholders ecstatic about Aisha Buhari Cup

WOMEN'S football stakeholders at the grassroots have commended Her Excellency, the First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. (Mrs) Aisha Buhari for the upcoming invitational tournament happening this... Read more

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Traore: Mali to send strong message at Aisha Buhari Cup

MALI striker Aissata Traore has backed her side to pose a huge threat when it competes in the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women's Football Tournament in Lagos,... Read more

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South Africa name final squad for Aisha Buhari Cup

BANYANA Banyana head coach, Desiree Ellis has named her final 18-woman squad for the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament taking place in Lagos, Nigeria 15th – 21st September... Read more

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NTA excited to be part of Aisha Buhari Cup – DG, Yakubu Ibn Mohammed

THE Director-General of the Nigeria Television Authority, Alhaji Yakubu Ibn Mohammed declared on Tuesday that the nation’s leading television network is excited to be involved with... Read more

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Why INEC can transmit election results electronically without NCC permission

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, appears bent on eliminating rigging in the electoral process in Nigeria. On Tuesday, September 7, the INEC insisted that it... Read more

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President Buhari calls for sustainable dialogue to achieve peace in Plateau

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has called for sustainable dialogue to achieve sustainable peace in Plateau, following recent attacks in the state. The President made the call in an... Read more

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Buhari to inaugurate 20 mega projects in Ebonyi – Umahi

GOV. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi says President Muhammadu Buhari is set to inaugurate 20 successfully executed projects by the state government. Umahi disclosed this when he briefed... Read more

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Aisha Buhari Cup: MTN becomes Platinum Sponsor

THE all-yellow fluorescence of Nigeria’s football firmament shone even brighter on Monday as the Local Organizing Committee announced that telecommunication giants, MTN has become the Platinum... Read more

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Amene: Aisha Buhari Cup will further improve Nigeria Women's Leagues

A board member of the Nigeria Women Football League and General Co-ordinator of the NWFL Nationwide League, Mr Joe Amene believes the Aisha Buhari Cup will... Read more

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Guinea special forces detain President Alpha Conde in apparent military coup

  By Paul Ejime     LT. COL. Mamady Doumbouya, commander of Guinea's elite Special Military Forces has appeared on state television sandwitched by his colleagues to announce the apparent... Read more

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Senate President congratulates Boss Mustapha at 65

PRESIDENT of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan,  has felicitated with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr  Boss Mustapha, on the occasion of his... Read more

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Aisha Buhari Cup will prove that every girl-child’s dream is attainable - Oshoala

SUPER Falcons’ captain, Asisat Oshoala says the Aisha Buhari Invitational Tournament will bolster the girl-child’s confidence in believing that her dream is very much attainable. The 26-year-old... Read more

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How corruption is plunging Nigerians further into poverty  - SERAP

A NEW report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how “widespread and systemic corruption in ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) especially in... Read more

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Sports Ministry To Support Women Football Development Through Aisha Buhari Cup

THE Ministry of Youth and Sports Development says its support for the Aisha Buhari Cup is part of an overall plan for Sports Development in Nigeria... Read more

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LOC confident Aisha Buhari Cup will transform the life of the girl-child, bolster Nigeria’s image

AT whistle-stop visitations to three eminent personalities and offices in the seat of power, Abuja on Tuesday, Members of the Local Organizing Committee of the Aisha... Read more

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FG’s conditional Cash-transfer: Ekiti beneficiaries commend President Buhari

EKITI Government on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the Federal Government’s empowerment programme tagged: “Household Uplifting Conditional Cash-Transfer” (HUP-CCT) in the last four years. Mr Victor... Read more

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Yabatech Museum’s Cartoon Nation, tool to advocate social justice issues — Deputy Registrar

THE Yaba Art Museum of YABATECH says the ‘ Yaba Cartoon Nation’ event holding Sept. 2, 2021  in Lagos is part of Ford Foundation’s programmes to... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Sarah Storey becomes Great Britain's joint most successful Paralympian with 16th gold

BECOMING Great Britain's joint most successful Paralympian of all time was a "dream come true" for Sarah Storey after she won her 16th gold medal in... Read more

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Mustapha applauds reforms in oil and gas industry 

  Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, has stated that the reforms being undertaken by the Federal Government in the oil and gas industry... Read more

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Amaechi’s APC looting confession vindicates PDP - Ologbondiyan

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the confession by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, that stealing is going on quietly under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led... Read more

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Surrendering of Boko Haram elements, a welcome development- Senate President

PRESIDENT of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, says elements of Boko Haram insurgents surrendering to the Nigerian troops should be encouraged, as it’s a welcome development.Lawan said... Read more

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Benue APC stakeholders urge Ortom to apologise to Buhari

THE Benue Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Gov. Samuel Ortom, to tender an unrerserved apology to President Muhammadu Buhari, for using foul languages... Read more

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 How Nigerians can stop President Muhammadu Buhari from carrying out anti-people policies   

INTRODUCTION PRESIDENT Muhamadu Buhari's insistence on enforcing non- existent open-grazing laws and the construction of a rail line directly from Nigeria to Niger Republic, inspite of massive... Read more

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Ghana calls 30 players to camp for Aisha Buhari Cup

HEAD Coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo has invited 30 players to the camp of the Black Queens in preparation for the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational... Read more

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Coach Zabo sets Cameroon target at Aisha Buhari Cup

HEAD Coach of Cameroon Women's National Team, Gabriel Zabo will begin his coaching journey with the Indomitable Lionesses against Ghana’s Black Queens at the Aisha Buhari... Read more

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Video: Uche Onyeaguocha speaks on what General Yakubu Gowon, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babaginda must do

Video: Uche Onyeaguocha speaks on what General Yakubu Gowon, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babaginda must do     Read more

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With Aisha Buhari Cup, Future is Assured for Nigerian Girl-Child - Eucharia

FORMER Super Falcons’ Head Coach, Eucharia Uche, has declared her support for the Aisha Buhari Cup, saying that with the tournament, future is assured for Nigerian... Read more

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Buhari pays tribute to ex-Ondo military governor, Abiola Olukoya

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Ondo State and Ekiti  over the death of retired Rear Adm. Abiola  Olukoya,  who passed on at 72. This... Read more

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Aisha Buhari Cup will create enlightenment and help the lot of the girl-child – Nwaneri

FORMER Super Falcons’ defender Adanna Nwaneri has connected the hosting of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament with the other laudable programmes of the country’s... Read more

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Road Safety, Civil Defence operatives pledge support for Aisha Buhari Cup

THE Federal Road Safety Commission and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have pledged their full support for security services at the maiden edition of... Read more

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Stella Mbachu preaches sustenance of Aisha Buhari Cup event

NIGERIA women football great and Assistant Coach of Heartland Queens FC of Owerri, Stella Mbachu has advocated that the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament be sustained... Read more

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Nigeria signs military-technical cooperation with Russia

NIGERIA has signed a military-technical cooperation agreement with the Russian government, a statement by the Nigerian Embassy in Russia said. The agreement which provides a legal framework... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

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Tax Evasion: Tribunal orders DSTV to pay FG N900bn tax backlog

A Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) sitting in Lagos has ordered Multichoice Nigeria Limited, owners of cable television services, DSTV, to pay 50 percent of the N1.8... Read more

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Proposed creation of Nigeria/Benin joint commission receives boost

THE creation of a Nigeria-Benin Republic Permanent Joint Commission will boost economic development and security in the two neighboring countries.   The Chairman of the Steering Committee on... Read more

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Omagbemi thumbs up Aisha Buhari Cup tournament

PIONEER captain of Nigeria’s Senior Women National Team, Florence Omagbemi has posited that the upcoming Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament is a great booster to the... Read more

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Christian Eriksen: Uefa honour Kjaer and medical team with President's Award for saving Denmark midfielder's life

DENMARK captain Simon Kjaer and the medical team that saved Christian Eriksen's life are the recipients of this year's Uefa President's Award. Eriksen, 29, suffered cardiac arrest... Read more

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Osinbajo inaugurates ultra-modern Anambra shoe cluster

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday inaugurated an ultra-modern industrial shoe-making hub equipped with modern technology at Nkwelle Ezunaka Village in Anambra. In a speech at the... Read more

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Kebbi Assembly impeaches Speaker, Deputy Speaker

 THE Speaker of the Kebbi House of Assembly, Abdulmumeen Kamba and the Deputy Speaker, Alhaji Muhammad Buhari-Aleiro, have been impeached. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

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Financial experts hail MSMEs survey, set agenda for FG

FINANCIAL experts have commended the Federal Government for conducting another round of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) survey, to guide its policies for the sector. The... Read more

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LAUTECH: Ag. VC lauds Makinde for advancement, progress

 PROF. Mojeed Liasu, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso in Oyo State, has lauded Gov. Seyi Makinde for regular advancement and progress... Read more

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Buhari congratulates Sultan of Sokoto on 65th birthday

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on his 65th birthday, slated for Aug. 24, 2021. The president, in a statement by... Read more

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Buhari mourns Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condoled  the Aguiyi-Ironsi family, government and people of Abia,  on passing of Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi. Victoria was wife of the first military Head of... Read more

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Aisha Buhari Cup: Ogbonna insists Falcons the team to beat

SWEDEN-based Super Falcons’ defender, Glory Ogbonna has boasted that her team remains the team to beat when hostilities begin for the six-nation Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament... Read more

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Rasheed assures of continued good leadership in NUC

PROF. Abubakar Rasheed, the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC) has assured staff and management of the commission and the Nigerian university system of continued good... Read more

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Insecurity: C/River Gov’t to establish Naval base at UNICAL

THE Cross River Government has disclosed plans to establish a Naval base in partnership with the Nigerian Navy at the riverine area of the University of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 361 times

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Unilorin Dean pledges to promote back-to-farm policy of FG

PROF. Olayinka Kareem, the new Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), has pledged to promote the Federal Government’s “Back-to-farm” policy, by transforming... Read more

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SERAP drags Buhari, others to court over missing N106bn in 149 MDAs

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari “over his failure to probe allegations that N106 billion of public... Read more

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Aisha Buhari Cup: Okon insists there are no underdogs

FORMER Nigerian manager and Head Coach of NWFL Premiership side, Rivers Angels, Edwin Okon has voiced his conviction that there are no more pushovers in modern... Read more

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Buhari's approval for grazing reserves a sweet pipe dream in fool's paradise - Afenifere

... says review of grazing reserves in 25 States a waste of taxpayers money   The Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Afenifere has described the approval given by President... Read more

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Buhari urges new Emir of Bichi to emulate father in promoting peace, unity

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged the new Emir of Bichi in Kano State,  to exhibit good leadership qualities of the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado... Read more

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Buhari, Osinbajo, Jonathan, Atiku, others attend Yusuf Buhari’s wedding ceremony

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari alongside eminent Nigerians and other dignitaries on Friday attended the wedding (Nikkah) of his son, Yusuf Muhammadu Buhari in the Bichi Emirate Council... Read more

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Aisha Buhari Cup: LOC inspects Mobolaji Johnson Arena

MEMBERS of the Local Organizing Committee for the Dr Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament (Aisha Buhari Cup) were at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena on Friday morning... Read more

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CAC digitisation: Registrar allays fears of staff job losses

THE Registrar General/Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar, has allayed fears that some staff of the Commission might lose their... Read more

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President Buhari re-appoints Oloyede as JAMB Registrar

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Prof. Ishaq Oloyede as  Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  for another five years. Buhari also... Read more

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President Buhari greets Emeka Okwuosa at 60

PRESIDENT  Muhammadu Buhari salutes the Chairman/CEO of Oilserv, Emeka Okwuosa, as he turns 60 on Thursday, August 19, 2021.  “The President pays tribute to the Electronics/Electrical engineer,... Read more

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UNICAL is ethnic friendly- VC

THE University of Calabar has assured the friendly disposition of the institution to all ethic and socio-cultural groups on campus. Prof. Florence Obi, Vice-Chancellor of the institution,... Read more

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Buhari approves 368 grazing sites across 25 States in Nigeria

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved recommendations of a committee to review “with dispatch” 368 grazing sites across 25 states in the country, “to determine the levels... Read more

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Aisha Buhari Cup will give hope and inspiration to the girl child – Nkwocha

SUPER Falcons legend Perpetua Nkwocha has posited that the upcoming Dr Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament (Aisha Buhari Cup) is a great step in the right... Read more

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NGE congratulates it's ex-president on his appointment as NNPC’s spokesman

THE Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has congratulated one of its former Presidents, Garba Deen Mohammed, on his appointment as the Group General Manager, Group Public... Read more

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The New PIB Act : Robbing Peter to Pay Paul 

  BY Mike Ozekhome, SAN.     THE PIB Bill just assented to as an Act of Parliament by President Muhammadu Buhari, is a mere ruse, a monstrosity, an artifice... Read more

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