DEPUTY Chief whip of the House of Representatives and the member representing Owan Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr. Pally Iriase, has attributed the plight of pensioners in Edo State to the premature retirement of thousands of civil servants by the administration of ex-governor Lucky Igbinedion.
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PORT HARCOURTâ€”RIVERS State governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, has said that he will implement the resolutions of the peace meeting he signed in Abuja recently under the watch of the Police and the Department of State Security, DSS.
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THE final journey of Nigeria football legend Stephen Okechukwu Keshi will begin in Benin City, Edo State today.
On Wednesday, the Nigeria Football Federation confirmed that the final rites would now be confined to Edo and Delta States.
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Nigeria's Education sector seems to have gone all topsy-turvy, with conflicting policies from authorities within a short space of time. Many in the sector - teachers, lecturers, students and parents are all confused, not knowing the next step to take.
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AS the controversy that greeted the appointment of John Obi Mikel as captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympics is yet to die down, the Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Comrade Tunde Popoola has stated in unambiguous terms that neither he, nor the organisation he represents, the NOC were aware of the captainâ€™s appointment.
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Osogboâ€”Former Head of state , General Yakubu Gowon (retd), yesterday, took a retrospective look at the situation in the country and asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the countryâ€™s economy regain its strength to alleviate the suffering of the masses.
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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have reached a long-awaited decision on where exactly in Chicago to build their presidential library.
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ABUJA â€” Members of the House of Representatives, under aegis of Transparency Group, yesterday, told the anti-graft agencies to wade into alleged padding of the 2016 budget by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara; his deputy, Yusuf Lasun; Chief Whip, Ado Doguwa, and Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, and ensure credible investigation.
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THE people of Oghara in Delta State have protested the alleged take over of their land by the Nigerian Navy.
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Unless there is a change of fortune in the camp of the Rio Olympics-bound U-23 team, international disgrace awaits Nigeria in Brazil
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Governor Adams Oshiomhole says the Peoples Cemocratic Party is an anti-worker party which purged the public service of over 7,000 workers in one fell swoop, without paying their pensions and gratuities.
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In 1999 after fortune shone on the ill-fated political â€˜prisonerâ€™ who was fated thereafter to be President, General Olusegun Obasanjo was as greenhorn as political rookies can get when he grappled with the task of shedding the regimentation of garrison life in order to fit into the messy affairs of the â€˜democratic processâ€™. And worse still when he faced his baptism of fire at an even messier turf, the â€˜legislative arenaâ€™. This is the one arena in a democracy that fatalists describe as
Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has lent a voice to former President Olusegun Obasanjoâ€™s categorisation of Nigeriaâ€™s lawmakers as corrupt and undeserving of the honour being bestowed on them by the people.
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GOVERNOR Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, yesterday, gave insight on how his predecessor, Mallam Isa Yuguda, allegedly withdrew N1 billion from the state government's account in one day, accusing him of squandering N2 billion ecological fund.
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Sounds of sporadic shots by gunmen suspected to be Niger Delta militants, continued yesterday at the Ewedogbon end of Totowu.
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ENUGUâ€”AN 18-year-old mother, Okike Ezinne, has sold her 18-month-old baby, Chisom Raphael for N300,000 to a suspected child trafficker in a business deal facilitated by one Gloria Okafor, 46, who is from Umudi, Lokpanta in Abia State.
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Dr. Sheidu Sule of the Dept. of Education Administration, University of Lagos, has advised graduates of Krisbethel College, Ipaja, Lagos, to be dedicated and consistent if they intend to achieve their dreams no matter how big or small.
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CALABARâ€”Christian Donatus, alias Inyang, a Senior Secondary School 2 student of Eastern Secondary School, Ediba, Calabar, leader of the robbery gang that raided Value Mart, the shop owned by former Cross River State First Lady, Obioma Imoke, two weeks ago, has been arrested.
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PDP governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has called on the United States and European missions in Nigeria to show interest in the Edo State governorship election in order to ensure a free and fair exercise.
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, directed banks to review the money set aside for non performing foreign currency loans based on the exchange rate of the naira in the interbank market.
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