THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has charged the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, to conduct “comprehensive” and “impartial” investigation, arrest and prosecute all criminal elements who are cutting short the lives of innocent [...]
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THE Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Dawud Akinola, has advised the Federal Government to handle various communal and intertribal clashes in the northern part of the country with care. Akinola gave the advice while receiving [...]
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CIVICS Art Table, TACT, organiser of Nigeria’s first ever Satire Festival, has unveiled its theme for this year, adopting 2018 as Nigeria’s “Year of The Youth”. In a statement made available to the Nigerian Pilot, TACT said that, in keeping with this theme, it would advocate the inclusion of a measurable and significant youth component […]
Tony Ogaga For physically challenged Vershima Wilson Mende aka Krazee Legs, he’d rather starve than beg to survive. Now, even born without legs, the Benue-born act is making a living by performing at O’Jez Music Concert holding weekly at the National Stadium, Suruelere, Lagos. In this chat, the 26-year-old Benue State indigene opens up on...
P precisely on November 3, 2017, militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), issued a statement on its website with a stern threat to resume what it termed “Operation Red Economy,” it had suspended a [...]
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THE World Bank-assisted Fadama III additional financing programme has mapped out 340 hectares of land in Enugu State to commence dry season rice production.
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GIVEN the predominant character of the relationship between the Yoruba and the Igbo nations in the past six decades in Nigeria, writing the foreword to a book proclaiming any joint Yoruba-Igbo celebration of anything, must [...]
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•Ex-Abia gov, Kalu, is guest lecturer A campaign group in support of a second term for President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will, tomorrow, officially inaugurate the South West Zonal Office in Ibadan, Oyo State, in preparation for 2019 general election. A statement from the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, who is the...
Nigerian Navy has revealed that it is in the process of taking delivery of 2 new French built OCEA FPB 72 patrol boats to boost maritime security. The vessels, GONGOLA (P189) and CALABAR (P190), according to the navy acting director of Information, Navy Captain Suleman Dahun, are expected to arrive on January 24. Dahun in […]
FORMER Chairman of Oredo Local Government Area, Mr Osaro Obaze, the Oredo Local Government Area chapter of the Ohaneze Ndigbo, Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria, Edo State chapter, have endorsed Dr Tom Obaseki for chairman of Oredo Local Government Area in the forthcoming March 3, 2018 Local Government election.
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Borussia Dortmund are in contact with Arsenal over a deal for Olivier Giroud, who the Bundesliga club want as a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to RMC. The report claims that BVB only want the French striker as a stop-gap for the rest of the season, with a long-term replacement to come in this summer.
There was a video of President Muhammadu Buhari that shocked me recently and undermined my confidence in his ability to end the deadly attacks by Fulani herdsmen. It was not the video of him purportedly admiring a cow in his Daura ranch on a tablet. And certainly not the tape of his reported visit to […]
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The Super Eagles of Nigeria still remains 51st position in the world and the 9th spot in Africa according to the new FIFA’s monthly rankings released, yesterday, by the world soccer governing body. Tunisia, who moved up four places, are now Africa’s highest ranked team and 23rd in the world. Senegal, Egypt Morocco, Congo, Burkina […]
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The Super Eagles of Nigeria B Team will return to action against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya today in Tangier, Morocco, after a disappointing opener against Rwanda on Monday. Libya were shock 2014 CHAN champions and lead Group C after they smashed past debutants Equatorial Guinea 3-0 also on Monday. A combination of ill luck […]
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Prayers are offered every year in churches and mosques, while members of the Nigerian Legion, dressed in their uniforms, join serving soldiers in parades. Other leaders pay their respects in a number of ways as the nation’s fallen heroes are remembered. Wreaths are laid in states’ capitals and in Abuja, the nation’s capital. PEMBI DAVID-STEPHEN […]
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For about a week now, disenchanted and sorrowful folks at Enekorogha community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State have been in a joyous and celebration mood over the arrest and eventual killing of
Coach Gernot Rohr is unwittingly stirring up the hornet’s nest by allowing wives and girlfriends (WAGS) of Super Eagles players into the camp of the team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, says a former NFF boss, Kojo Williams.
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VICE President Yemi Osibanjo, who, like the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, is fond of telling people what they want to hear, declared in passing that oil companies should relocate to producing environment in the Niger Delta. Flamboyantly academic and articulate, Osibanjo flatters Niger Deltans with such promissory note and it turned instant […]
Nort hern Elders Forum, NEF, has called on federal and state authorities to take more decisive steps to restore the security of lives and property of citizens following the killings in Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kaduna, Zamfara and other parts of the country. The forum condoled with all families and communities that have lost members and […]
Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc, Nnamdi Okonkwo and President of the Coscharis Group Dr. Cosmas Maduka will address over 400 professionals in the Business Entrepreneurship, Empowerment and Professionalism conference (BEEP) holding tomorrow in Lagos.
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