The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Monday, said Igbo must not vacate the North, or any other part of the country, as a condition for the actualisation of the agitation for Biafra. The IPOB leader spoke in an interview with some journalists in Enugu, where he received awards from a […]
President Muhammadu Buhari says he is making good progress in London, United Kingdom where he is currently receiving medical attention. He has also expressed his readiness to resume work once his doctors give him the go ahead. According to a statement on Tuesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the […]
HISTORY will indisputably salute Governor Samuel Ortom’s courage for assenting to the anti-open grazing bill in Benue State. This step, more than any other has demonstrated his ability to protect the people of the state. Before the coming of the law, the people lived in perpetual fear of Fulani herdsmen who graze their cattle in […]
By Nkechi Isaac, Abuja In today’s digital world, IT is integral to economic revival, diversification and growth. In addition to economic development, IT is also of major importance in addressing the growing global challenges of poverty, environmental degradation and social inclusion. However, while recent decades have witnessed remarkable technological growth and significant societal change, the […]
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By FESTUS OKOROMADU, Abuja with agencies report The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) yesterday approved the capping of Nigerian oil production at 1.8 million barrel per day (bpd). Accordingly, OPEC called on several members to boost compliance with production cuts to help clear excessive global stocks and support flagging prices. A ministerial committee of […]
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• English-speaking Ambazonia insists on independence By Emma Emeozor Fifty six years after British Cameroon and French Cameroon united to become the Republic of Cameroon following a United Nations-sponsored referendum, the marriage seems to be heading for collapse. The English speaking region has repeatedly accused the French speaking Cameroon-dominated government of marginalization and high-handedness...
By CHRISTY ANYANWU NORDICA Fertility Boss, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi at his Ikoyi office last week presented awards to five lucky couples to undergo free IVF treatment in his clinic. Fertility Treatment Support Foundation in collaboration with ace comedian Ali Baba in a January 1st concert decided to put smiles on faces of couples trusting...
A mob has reportedly set ablaze buildings of two banks – Sterling and Diamond – located in Apapa, Lagos, after a policeman attached to one of the banks allegedly shot dead three tanker drivers. An eyewitness, Omega Male, confirmed the incident which happened on Wednesday via his Twitter handle. The unidentified policeman was said to...
Abu Nmodu, Minna, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has rated the performance of Niger State high in the on-going Anchor Borrower’s Scheme of the apex bank. Even as 30, 000 farmers has benefited in the scheme so far. The bank attributed the success story of the scheme in the state to the commitment and political will […]
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By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The executive secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Alhaji Hassan Bello, has said the Council will introduce efficiency, transparency, friendliness and competition in order to attract more cargoes to the nation’s ports and make them a hub in the West African sub-region. According to him, this is why the NSC quickly […]
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Some junior Police officers have commended their boss, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Kpotun Idris for his humility, saying he has remained easily accessible to all officers and men of the force across Nigeria. The officers spoke at the weekend when the IGP addressed over 600 Police Mobile Force currently embarking on an […]
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On the maintenance of infrastructure built by the past administrations, it is instructive to note that Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration has made concerted efforts, against all odds, to maintain and improve on the facilities
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By Okechukwu Obeta, Awka and Francis Okoye, Maiduguri The leadership of the youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and that of Arewa Youth Coalition yesterday met in Abuja over the recent quit notice handed the Igbos living in various parts of the north to leave the region before October 1 this year. LEADERSHIP Sunday gathered that […]
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Lagos, July 16, 2017 (NAN) The Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN) says that less than three per cent of tourists visiting Africa annually choose Nigeria as their tourism destinations. Mr Karim Rabo, the FTAN president, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Sunday that the figure was low compared to...
CHALLENGE area of Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State, is always very busy, a beehive of sort. New generation banks line both Molete and Ring Road ends of the area, including business offices amidst [...]
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Malawi Police in Phalombe say they are intensifying their hunt for a syndicate that is now killing people with balded heads on allegations such heads keep gold. National Police spokesperson James Kadadzera said this in view of a killing of an elderly man, Harrison Makwete whose body was found with a head in a pit...
Victims of last Saturday’s flood disaster in Suleja and Tafa local government areas of Niger State narrate their encounters and loses from the massive flood that ravaged their communities. AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE reports. The simple oversight in the locking of their porch burglar proof last Saturday, became the reason why Mrs Lilian Aderorho, an indigene of […]
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By Kunle Olasanmi, Chibuzo Ukaibe, Andrew ESSIEN, The leadership tussle which rocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for about two years was finally put to rest yesterday by the Supreme Court. Citing infantile desperation which led him to forum shop from one court to the other, the highest court in the land sacked Senator Ali […]
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Dr Umar Duhu is the pioneer National Vice Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC). In this interview with SUNDAY ISUWA, he speaks on the controversy surrounding the inability of the party to filled the vacant seat of the National Vice Chairman, North-east. We learnt the National Working Committee of your party the APC appointed […]
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By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, The federal government has approved has approved the process to validate and pay N2.7 trillion being inherited contractor and employee liabilities dating back two decades. This is in line with its resolve to settle a number of inherited and long outstanding obligations to contractors, state governments and employees. This will be […]
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