WARRI- PRESIDENT of the Federated Niger Delta Ijaw Communities, FNDIC, Dr. Bello Oboko, yesterday, picked hole in the declaration by the chair of Itsekiri Leaders of Thought, ILoT, Pa J.O. S Ayomike, that government had not acquired land for the Gbaramatu Deep Sea Port project, a component of the $16 billion Export Processing Zone, EPZ project in Delta State.
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Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the All Progressives Party, APC, in the state to stop what it described as the shielding of former governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi from being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged financial recklessness.
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Worried by alleged mismanagement of funds of the commission running into billions of Naira, the Presidency has summoned the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to answer questions on the true financial status of the agency.
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UN chief Ban Ki-moon laid a wreath in the capital of conflict-hit Nigeria on Monday to commemorate the fourth anniversary of a deadly attack on the global body by Boko Haram.
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FROM independence in 1960 till today, Nigeria has been turning out 99.9% corruptionists and psychotically corrupt leadership at all levels, so much so that corruption has become the domineering mantra and ingrained culture of Nigerians. Nobody is free, no, not one is free.
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Manager Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea should contest captain John Terryâ€™s red card from the 3-2 win at West Brom but admits an appeal would probably be "a waste of time".
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Energy companies in Nigeria owe commercial banks in the country N3.673 trillion, according to data produced by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.
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Bimbo Akintola is an actress that is no doubt very beautiful and sexy, but her single status has remained a mystery to her fans. But she doesnâ€™t seem bothered about not finding a husband. The actress who is in her early 40s has always stated that she is not looking for a husband and cannot be pressurized into marriage.
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A bride yesterday attended a headcount of serving corps members with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in her wedding gown as her wedding date unfortunately clashes with that of the exercise.
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ACTIVITIES of cult groups in the country have assumed a more frightening dimension as there is hardly any day that passes by without reported cases of clashes being recorded. The last few months have been a harrowing experience as hoodlums, social miscreants and cultists have engaged themselves in bloody battles for supremacy in many states while the law enforcement agents appear helpless in abating the tide despite the increased number of people being injured, maimed, killed and enormous properties
On the other hand, President Muhammadu Buhari must find a way to immunise himself from the toxic sugary insipidities of praise-singers and search within himself for the intellectual and moral stamina required for actualising the most important components of his campaign promises. Of course, the President must be commended for frankly admitting that his advanced age would limit his performance, even as some of his supporters and aides were pretending that age does not matter in a demanding position
Governor Adams Oshiomhole, who chaired a special committee set up by the National Economic Council, NEC, in this interview with Sunday Vanguard insists that the President Goodluck Jonathan administration plundered the nationâ€™s economy despite the defence being put forward by the former Minister of Finance, and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
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Tragedy struck in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital when a -200 level student of integrated and computer science education, at the Federal College of Education (FCE),Osiele, identified as Oluwatobiloba Adeniyi, was reportedly killed by a rec kless driver.
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Timi and I served as technical experts on elections with the Independent Elections Commission of Liberia to organize the first post civil war election in that country in 1997. Some 5 days ago, he called me to commend last weekâ€™s article in this column, titled, â€œWho should the police tear gas?â€ Tim was delighted that i openly commended Mrs. Amina Zakari, the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for her policy decision not to defend in court an election marred
Contrary to the belief that the annual budget of the National Assembly is carted home by the 109 Senators and 360 members of the House of Representatives, investigations by Sunday Vanguard has revealed that there are about 4,000 individuals, 145 committees, nine local and foreign bodies as well as four agencies that will share the N120 billion allocated to the federal legislature in the 2015 budget.
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President Muhammadu Buhari was inaugurated May 29, but, three months after, he was yet to send names of his Ministers to the Senate for confirmation.
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has pledged to support the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to succeed, saying there is no alternative to democracy.
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Barely three months after exiting government, former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, has, recently, come under severe attacks from some groups, notably BudgIT, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) and the Socio-Economic Rights Accountability Project.
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Super Eagles Head Coach, Sunday Oliseh, on Saturday made adjustments to the home-based team in preparation for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Taifa Stars of Tanzania.
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