Category: News & Investigation

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Biafra: IPOB Makes Case for Release of Members in Custody

BY OSOLOKA NNAMDI in Awka• Embattled group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has pleaded with the Nigeria Government to release all members of IPOB detained held...

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Obasanjo Commends Transformation in Bayelsa

Mantu, Jerry Gana, others extol Dickson BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Port Harcourt• Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed satisfaction over the...

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Five Injured as Delta Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

BY COLLINS NKWOCHA in Lagos• Five passengers on board a Delta Air Lines flight from Lagos to Atlanta were hurt on Tuesday night when the aircraft made an emergency...

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You Cant Graze Here, MASSOB, BIM Warn Killer Herdsmen

BY STANLEY AHUKANNA in Umuahia• Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), in Ebonyi State, on...

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2019: Atiku’s Group Targets 2m Voters in Cross River 

 BY EDIDEM UYA in Calabar• A socio-political group, Atikunation, working for the actualisation of the presidential aspirations of the former vice president, Atiku...

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2019: Imo APC Splits as Araraume Forms New Group

Says Okorocha cannot produce successor• BY STANLEY AHUKANNA in Umuahia• One of the leaders and governorship aspirants in the Imo State Chapter of the All...

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2019: Secondus Clears Ikpeazu, Says You’ve Done Well

APC lawmaker defects to PDP with thousands• BY STANLEY AHUKANNA in Umuahia• The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus on Monday...

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NEXIM Urges SMEs in Southeast, Delta States to Access N550b Export Facilities

The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) has called on export-oriented Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs) in the Southeast and Delta States to access the N500 billion...

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2019: Radical Catholic Priest Blasts Buhari, Says ‘Go and Rest’

•Says he should support younger candidate  BY SULE ADAMSON in Jos• President Muhammadu Buhari should convince his cronies that in national interest, he would...

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2018 Budget: Nigeria to Eliminate Corruption in Public Procurement

BY ANIEKAN SAMSON in Calabar• Nigerian government through the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has announced new measures in the 2018 fiscal year to eliminate...

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Man Allegedly Terrorises Neighbours with Police

BY REMI FAYEMI in Lagos• A wealthy middle aged man, Mr. Ifeanyi Nwokolobia, alleged to be a ritualist and gangster by neighbours, has been accused of unleashing terror...

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Reforms in Civil Service will Reverse Brain Drain, Save 120 Billion 

BY CHUKS NNOCHIRI in Abuja• The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo Ita has disclosed that the on-going reforms being embarked upon by the Office of...

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Why Obasanjo Attacked Buhari, Says APC Chieftain

BY CHIDUBEM UKAMAKA in Port Harcourt• A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze has given reasons why former President...

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Wike Advocates Govt Partnership with Traditional Rulers

 BY AMAKA CHIDUBEM in Port Harcourt• Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State has said that governments at all levels need to partner with traditional rulers for...

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Trump’s Sh*thole Speech Calls for Introspection, Says Peter Obi

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has advised Africans and African leaders to stop brooding over President Donald Trump’s speech describing...

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South-east Prepare for Ekwueme final farewell

 Anambra shuts markets, declares public holiday•Enugu wears new look, as security is beefed up• BY OSOLOKA NNAMDI in Awka• Governments of the five South East...

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Money Laundering: Court Adjourns Badeh’s Trial to February 6

BY NDIDI ADINDU in Abuja• Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, has adjourned sitting to February 6, 2018 for further trial in a case of over...

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EFCC re-arraigns Col. Ashinze on amended charge over N5.6bn Fraud

BY COLLINS NKWOCHA in Lagos• Nigeria’s financial crime agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), re-arraigned Colonel Nicholas Ashinze before...

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Buhari: Obasanjo’s Letter Vindicates Our Position, Says IPOB

BY OSOLOKA NNAMDI in Awka• The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has reacted to former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to President Muhammadu Buhari not to...

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Total’s Egina FPSO Vessel Arrives for Africa’s Pioneer Local Integration

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), which operates the deepwater Egina oilfield offshore Niger Delta has successfully berthed the mammoth floating production vessel...