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PDP Relapses into Crises Again as George Calls for Makarfi’s Resignation

BY CHUKS NNOCHIRI in Abuja• The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) maybe heading back to another crisis as a former Deputy National Chairman of the party and who’s a...

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Kaduna: Commissioner for Education Dies

BY ADAMU BELLO in Kaduna The Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Andrew Jonathan Nok, is dead. Aged 55, Nok, who have been down with...

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Online Group Mourns Ekwueme, Says He Lived A Life of Service

PRESS RELEASE• A media group, the Oriental Online Publishers Forum (OOPF) has empathised with the family of the elder statesman, Dr Alex Ekwueme, Second Republic vice...

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US Invests $490m to Fight HIV/AIDS in Nigeria 

BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Port Harcourt• The United States government has allocated $400 million to scale up treatment of people living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, the...

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Human Trafficking: Dogara Leads Delegation to Italy

Nigeria’s parliamentary Speaker, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, is leading Nigerian delegation to Italy to discuss women empowerment and the fight against human trafficking....

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Calabar Carnival: Ayade Warns against Illegal Migration by Africans

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, south-south Nigeria has called on intending African migrants to America and European countries in search of greener pasture to...

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NEITI: Nigeria Earned N69.2bn from Solid Minerals Sector in 2015

BY CHUKS NNOCHIRI in Abuja•  Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has said in a recent report that the country earned about N69.2 billion...

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Make Hard Work Your Watchword Babalakin Tells Young Lawyers

Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Governing Council, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin, has urged young lawyers to make hard work their watch word in the...

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Five Die in Imo After Consuming Local Brewed Gin

It was a mourning weekend for the people of Umunakara, Imeriennwe Community in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State as no fewer than five persons were...

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Saipem Takes over $5.42bn Contract for Zabazaba-Etan Devt Project in OPL 245

Italian engineering, construction and drilling contractor, Saipem has won $5.42 billion contract for chartering, operations and maintenance for a Floating Production...

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Accolades as Jonathan Clocks 60

Accolades have continued to pour in as the former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan marked his 60th birthday celebration in Otuoke, Bayelsa State. A statement...

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Kwara LG Poll: APC Sweeps All 16 Chairmanship Seats

•Protest trails election result•  BY OLAJIRE ADEMOLA in Ilorin• The Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission (KWSIEC) on Sunday declared chairmanship...

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Southwest: Fayose Calls for Consensus Chairman Before PDP’s National Convention

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has advocated the conduct of primary election among the national chairmanship aspirants in the Peoples...

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Ijaw Group Raises Alarm, Says Wanted Militant Sill Has Cache of Arms

BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Port Harcourt• A pan-Ijaw group, Peremabiri Development Association (PDA), on Sunday challenged dreaded ex-militant leader, Paul Eris popularly...

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Group Commends Nigerian Military, Says OPSH Brought Peace

 BY SULE ADAMSON in Jos• Coalition of Civil Society for Peace and Good Governance (COSPAG), on Sunday, commended the Commander of the Special Military Task Force...

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LG Polls: Kwara Assures Residents of Safety, Security

The Kwara State Government has reassured residents of the State of their safety before, during and after Saturday’s local government elections in the State. The...

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I Will Make Every Member A Shareholder in PDP, Says Secondus

Jang: “We are looking for the chairman to take us back to victory”•  BY SULE ADAMSON in Jos• The former acting National Chairman of the Peoples...

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German Bank Backs Renewable Energy Projects in Africa

KfW, the German Development Bank, and the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) on Thursday announced, on the side lines of the annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power...

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Rivers APC Slams PDP’s Call for Amaechi’s Arrest

…Urges IGP not to be intimidated by the PDP propagandists• BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Port Harcourt• Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the...

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Ecobank Group Research Reveals 3 Key Emerging Trends for Africa

The 2017 version of Ecobank Research’s Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) Guidebook, which provides expert knowledge and analysis on African markets for...