Edo Forum of Patriots, a socio-cultural organisation in Edo State, has lamented the lingering fuel crisis, high cost of food items and transportation in the country and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop giving Nigerians excuses but find solutions to the current hardship bedevilling the nation.
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THE governorship aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, Mr Matthew Iduoriyekemwen, has said that there was no anointed candidate in the party, noting that his consistency in the party since 1999 rated him higher than any other aspirant of the party.
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The latest report for manufacturing Purchasing Managersâ€™ Index, PMI, compiled by FBNQuest Research, an arm of FBN Merchant Bank Limited, has indicated a recovery from 50.6 in February to 54.4 for the month of March 2016.
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APOLOGIES to Dr. Ben Okri for stealing the title of his 1991 explosive book, the Famished Road his Booker prize winning literary work. Dr. Okriâ€™s lush style and distinctive narration of spirit world and realism is imitable.
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Former senior aide to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Inter-Party Relations, Mr. Ebikibina Miriki, yesterday, said that the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state was self- inflicted.
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NIGERIAN National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Group Executive Director (Commercial and Investments), Dr. Babatunde Adeniran, has said that the corporation would adopt a two- way approach to ensure steady supply of petroleum products in the country.
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lagosâ€”Senior Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare has said that with Nigeria currently in the midst of the predicted socio-economic and political quagmire, a re-examination of the configuration of her nationhood, among others is urgently needed.
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A new version of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, which removes the strategic Host Community Development Fund as proposed in the botched PIB is set to commence legislative deliberations in the next few days.
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Shareholders in the nationâ€™s capital market have decried poor return-on-investment from insurance companies and called on the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) to implement changes that will guarranty them better returns.
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This column has consistently maintained that the root cause of our economic paradox of increasing income, with unbridled rate of unemployment, and deepening poverty will be found in the conscious but incorrect adoption of a faulty and distortional process for the infusion of our crude export dollar revenue into the economy.
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Tension is brewing in Owa community in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State where a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Aniako Celestine, priest in charge of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ukana, Udi Local Government Area was kidnapped by suspected Fulani herdsmen Saturday evening on his way from his home town, Ezeagu.
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Abia State Government has vowed to prosecute parents and guardians whose children are caught hawking on the streets of the state.
The stateâ€™s Commissioner for Education, Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji, who made this known while presenting a paper entitled The Nigeria Child on the Street: Its implication for the Future of the Country, at the launch of â€œSave the Street Child Aba Initiativeâ€ by the National Association of Seadogs Pirates Confraternity in Aba, added that a mobile education court, specially
The scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), commonly known as petrol, is bitting harder as Nigerians await the April 7 deadline promised by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu to end it. Vanguard photographers captured the frustration of Nigerians in search of the scarce commodity across the country
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Egyptian players are now having the last laugh on Zamalekâ€™s Nigeria-born midfielder Moruf Yusuf after their country sent the Super Eagles packing from AFCON 2017.
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In its renewed efforts towards addressing the vaccum created as a result of the removal of history as a subject from the school curriculum, the management and staff of Cyndees International Schools, Ewu Owa Gberigbe, Ikorodu, Lagos, took a practical step recently,when it took the children on an excursion to the Badagry Slave Centre.
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A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State, Mr Godie Akpama, has said that the appointment of former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, and a former governor of Cross River State, Mr Clement Ebri, into the APC Board of Trustees has significantly strengthened the party to get its rightful position in the state.
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Thought Pyramid Art Gallery is one of the biggest galleries in the country, and definitely the biggest in Abuja. The gallery which has changed art history of Abuja is the brain child of Mr Jeff Ajueshi, who incidentally is the curator and Director. A native of Oghara, Ethiope West Local Govenment Area of Delta State, Jeff who did not study art, but is now one of the greatest art promoters in the land, in this interview reveals the motivation for establishing the gallery, the challenges, the choice
The latest survey by Nigeria Bureau of Statistics in partnership with Jobberman on employment trends in Nigeria, has shown a sharp fall in the demand for jobs posted online within the last quarter of 2015.
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In the three tears left to this administration, we have given ourselves the target of 10,000MW distributable power. In 2016 alone, we intend to add 2,000MW to the national grid.â€
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Many Nigerians have followed the trial of the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh closely. Interestingly, the court trial has now been subjected to media trial.
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