By Ejike Ejike, Abuja States along the River Niger axis such as Kogi, Abia, Anambra, Rivers, Niger, Kebbi, Bayelsa among others risk imminent flooding as neighbouring country, Niger plans to empty its dam. The pending flood, which stakeholders have compared to 2012 flood in Nigeria is due to commence soonest after the National Emergency Management […]
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By Francis Okoye, Maiduguri The Borno State police command has said that over 13 Boko Haram terrorists including a top Commander of the sect , named Ibrahim Dala ( alias Abu Ali) , formerly of Kawar Mela ward, of Maiduguri and an Amir of the Mamman Nur faction of the Boko Haram surrendered to the […]
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BY AHURAKA ISAH, Abuja Resumption of the federal lawmakers from their on going annual recess has been shifted from next week Tuesday , September 19, 2017 to upper week Tuesday , September 26, 2017. Both the Senate and the House of Reptesentatives had on Thursday , July 27, 2017, embarked on a 6- week annual […]
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BY GEORGE OKOJIE, The Lagos State Government on Wednesday banned inter-state buses and vehicles used for commercial purposes from going beyond motor parks located in Ojodu Berger and Ojota areas of the state. Fielding questions from journalists after embarking on a joint inspection tour of ongoing construction of Modern Bus Terminal at Yaba and the […]
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Hon. Preye Aganaba is one of the founding members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, and a key player in the party’s formative years at the national level. In this interview with ANDREW ESSIEN, he insists that APC is still the party to beat ahead of 2019 Are you not worried that interest […]
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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has never hidden his ambition to be Nigeria’s president. In 1992, during the Babangida transition under what was called Option A4, he even took his first shot at the seat, under the Social Democratic Party (SDP). Chief MKO Abiola eventually emerged the presidential candidate of that party with Ambassador Babagana […]
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THE National Bureau of Statistics’ (NBS) latest overview of national productivity between April and June 2017 has noted a 0.55 per cent positive productivity growth rate. This means that the steady decline in the output [...]
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COMMAND Day Secondary School, Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos State, last week, engaged their teaching and non-teaching staff, students and the new intakes on a refresher conference.
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The Police in Borno on Wednesday said a top Boko Haram commander together with other members of the group had surrendered to the command in the state.
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A team of police detectives from zone six command has whisked away the Village Head of Ehom Central in Biase local government area of Cross River State, Chief Onda I. Onda. Chief Onda was whisked away shortly after stepping out of magistrate court room in Biase local government area. Lamenting the action of the police, […]
Police re-arrest village chief at Cross River court
A video has surfaced online of officers of the Nigerian Army torturing men believed to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Aba, Abia state. In the three-minute clip, a flag of Biafra could be seen on the ground in front of the men who laid face down. They were eventually flogged […]
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Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, as Real Madrid defeated APOEL Nicosia 3-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The defending champions began their campaign on a very comfortable note, seeing off the Greek side at the Santiago Bernabeu. Ronaldo, who is currently serving a domestic ban, opened scoring in the 12th minute. His second came […]
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has cautioned the Military and other security agencies over its on-going invasion of parts of South East and South South geo-political zones of the country under an operation tagged: ‘Python Dance II’. The Commission warned them “to desist from acts capable of causing tension, public disturbance, fear and sense […]
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has appointed Sadiq Bello as the new Police Commissioner for Federal Capital Territory (FCT) command. This development was made known in a statement signed and issued by the command spokesperson, Anjuguri Manzah, on Wednesday. According to him, the immediate past Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo, has handed-over […]