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Biafra sit-at-home witnesses partial compliance in Ebonyi

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

By EgwuAgha Amarachukwu Abakaliki The sit-at-home announcement by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for yesterday was partially observed in Ebonyi state. Our correspondent observed that between 8am and 9am, only few banks opened while others were under lock and key. There were few commuters on the roads between 10am and 11.30am. Some private schools did not open as letters Read More

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Buhari’s media aides, others to grace Kogi NUJ Democracy Lecture tomorrow

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, is amongst eminent personalities expected to grace this year’s Democracy Day lecture being organised by the Kogi state Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). This was contained in a statement issued by the state Chairman of NUJ, Alhaji Adeiza Momohjimoh, Read More

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Nigeria to be readmitted into ILO governing board

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

Plans are underway to re-admit Nigeria into the governing board of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige has said. Dr. Ngige who drop the hint while inaugurating the membership of various committees to articulate the country position at the 2017 ILC holding in Geneva Switzerland, said already Nigeria candidacy have being approved by Read More

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Textile workers want sacked Pencom DG reinstated

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers has challenge Federal Government to respect due process by recalling the sack DG Mrs. Chinelo Amohu-Amazu to complete her tenure. In a massage to mark this democracy day jointly signed by the president Comrade John Adaji and General Secretary, Comrade Issa Aremu, the union said Labour market Institution like the National Pension Read More

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FUTA sets record, launches satellite into space tomorrow

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) yesterday announced that it would tomorrow launch a satellite into space in partnership with other local and international organisations and countries. The university said the satellite belonged to Japan, Ghana, Mongolia, Nigeria and Bangladesh, and would be launched into Space from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, USA. “It is the first ever university Read More

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NYSC boss charges Kwara, others on camp facilities

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By John Oba Abuja Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has expressed disappointment over the state of facilities at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Kwara state. In a statement yesterday, Kazaure disclosed his position in an interview with newsmen shortly after addressing corps members at the camp located at Yikpata in Edu local government area. Kazaure, Read More

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Democracy Day: Buhari’s dynamic leadership

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

Muhammad Ajah On May 29, 2017, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari clocked two years. The two years witnessed great events. The period has actually been a critically attention-grabbing experience for the country basically because of the change which the nation has resisted for long. Facing reality is often a hard decision to take, especially in a society led by Read More

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Kwara at 50: What are we celebrating?

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

Haliru Dantsoho Mahmud Let me congratulate our dear state for attaining 5 decades of existence as one of the foremost states created in 1967. It is, indeed, worthy of commemoration considering its economic viability, potential natural and human resources, peaceful and harmonious environment, to mention just few. Kwara State is significant in the history of Nigeria, having given birth to Read More

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Yoruba in North urge Nigerians to pray for Buhari govt

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By Usman Ibn A. Lapai Kaduna Chairman, Yoruba Traditional Council in the 19 Northern states and the FCT, Ambassador Muhammad Arigbabuwa, has urged Nigerians to pray for the success of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. Aribadabuwa, who made the call in a chat with newsmen in Kaduna yesterday, said it had become necessary for all of Nigerians, irrespective tribe Read More

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Biafra: Sit-at-home order, a success – Madu

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By Egwu Agha Amarachukwu Abakaliki The leader, Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Comrade Uchenna Madu, has said that the success of the sit-at-home order, was indication to the international community that ‘Biafrans’ are united in the agitation. He explained that MASSOB was not against Nigeria’s existence, but that “Biafra nation can as well exist as a Read More

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Ramadan Timing – Day 5

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Towns            Magrib    Alfijr Abakaliki                         6.42         5.57 Abeokuta                         7.01         5.14 Abuja                               6.50         4.54 Akure                              6.53         5.06 Auchi                               6.51         5.03 Ankpa                              6.44         4.55 Argungu                          7.00         4.55 Azare                               6.42        4.35 Bama                              6.27         4.23 Bauchi                             6.32         4.44 Benin                               6.50         5.07 Read More

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…Delta indigenes comply

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

By Amaechi Okwara Asaba Delta state yesterday witnessed partial compliance in the sit-at-home order by Biafran agitators, of Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Biafra Independent Movement (BIM). All the schools and business houses were closed, supporters of the Indigenous People of Biafra at the popular Ogbogonogo market in Asaba, observed with strict adherence. Read More

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Why women fall in and out of love

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

Women fall out of love every day. However, the loss of these loving feelings doesn’t happen suddenly. Usually one or both partners get too comfortable and stop paying as much attention to each other as they used to. As the relationship begins to slowly break down, the union enters a point of no return. One day you wake up next Read More

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Gov Abubakar and the struggle to emancipate Bauchi

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By Sani M. Musa For ages, it has been the sole and sinister objective for the social, political and economic elites of any society or nation to subjugate and oppress the majority of the people cum masses while cornering the common wealth and lucre for their sole benefits and control. In the historic days of the Russia aforetime to the Read More

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Do not use your phone in bed at night

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

Many people now sleep with their phones in bed at night. This is an obvious sign of phone addiction that they dream about their devices. Unbelievable but true. This is not really good. So, before you get into your bed tonight. You are to check out these reasons not to use your smartphone in bed at night. You will be Read More

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A prayer for the victims of Turkey

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

By Joshua Ocheja God in heaven, I pray for the hundreds of thousands of Kurds, Alevis, Hizmet movement participants and minority Christians languishing in Turkish prisons for no justifiable reason. I also pray for their families and loved ones that have continued to live in fear on a daily basis. I pray for those outside Turkey who fear for their Read More

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Kaduna House screens board nominees

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

By Usman Ibn A. Lapai Kaduna The Kaduna state House of Assembly has screened four nominees into the governing board of Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) of the state, the Speaker, RT. Hon. Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, has disclosed. Shagali said only four of the five nominees, were screened during exercise and gave their names as Aliyu Yahaya Sa’ad, as member representing Read More

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Ways you can boost work motivation

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

Career Day in and day out, it’s hard to come in with the same enthusiasm you began your job with. With each passing day, it’s easy to lose sight of why you began with your career path and what excited you about it in the first place. Before we know it, we begin counting down the hours, the days, the Read More

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NAPTIP partners NDE to empower victims

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By Martin Paul Abuja The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) and the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) have agreed to work together to improve on the quality of empowerment that would be provided to victims of human trafficking and vulnerable persons in the country. A statement signed by Nneka Aniagoh for Head, Press and Public Read More

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Shettima: Getting round ruins of insurgency

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Since Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State took over the mantle of leadership on May 29, 2011 from his predecessor, security challenges from the Boko Haram insurgency have become the greatest threat  and setback to his administration up to date, despite his good intention to re-engineer the state and turn it around to fully pursue his government cardinal policy thrust Read More

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Lalong: Endless opposition fight, intrigues

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state, and his All Progressives Congress (APC), assumed office in May 29 2015, with high expectations by the masses that the administration will fulfill its campaign promises, which were anchored upon five policy thrust thus: “Peace, Security and Good Governance; Human Capital Development and Social welfare; Agriculture and Rural Development; Entrepreneurship and Industrialization; and Physical Read More

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Buhari’ll bequeath better future for Nigerian youth – Adesina

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari would bequeath a better future to the Nigerian youth, but the support of all is needed to make that happen, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, has said. Receiving a Golden Leadership Award from the National Youths Advocacy for Good Governance Initiative, Adesina said the President Read More

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Borishade’s family announces his funeral rites

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

The family of the late former Minister of Education, Babalola Borishade, yesterday announced programme for his funeral rites. According to a statement by Lamide Borishade on behalf of the family, there will be a Day of Tributes in memory of the former minister on July 4 at the Shehu Musa YarÁdua Center, Central Business District (CBD), Abuja from 2.00p.m. Also, Read More

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Ahmed: Agitation for economic, political power resonate

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

For the people of Kwara state, this year’s democracy day is a twin celebration. The state is marking the 50 years of its creation and also second year anniversary of the administration of Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed. Created on the 27th of May, 1967, alongside 11 others by the military administration of General Yakubu Gowon(rtd), Kwara state has so for been Read More

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I still want to be president – Donald Duke

May 31, 2017 Admin III 0

A former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke, yesterday said he would still take a shot at the presidency, if the opportunity presented itself. Duke declared this while speaking at a programme, “The Nigerian Symposium for Emerging Leaders,” held in Lagos. He said though he once aspired to the position but did not emerge the candidate of the Peoples Read More