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Buhari, Osinbajo, Sylva for “Decade of Gas” conference

By Sebastine Obasi President Muhammadu Buhari, alongside Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva will feature in the upcoming “Decade of Gas” conference and high-level networking session scheduled for March 29, 2021. The event, with the theme, “Towards a Gas-powered Economy by 2030” is a pre-summit conference of
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Attack on Ortom, plot to destabilize Benue – Olawepo

… Reiterates demand for state police By Dirisu Yakubu Ex- Presidential candidate in the 2019 general election, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, Monday, condemned the attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state by unknown gunmen, saying the attack was a move to cause unrest in the North-Central state. Olawepo-Hashim made this known in a statement issued to
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We must take cognizance of our errors, CJN tells judges

….says behavior of Nigerian judges scrutinized at home and abroad By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Monday, warned judges across the federation to abstain from anything that could tarnish their good image or tamper with their reputation. He said judicial officers must always take cognizance of their errors,
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Reps’ rejection of petition: Plateau lawmakers pass vote of confidence in Deputy Speaker, Wase

By Levinus Nwabughiogu Amidst the outrage that followed the rejection of a petition by people of Tiv nation resident in the United States, members of House of Representatives from Plateau State have passed a vote of confidence in the deputy Speaker of the House, Ahmed Idris Wase. In a statement signed by the leader of
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Alleged murder: Lagos State Govt rejects plea bargain of chef

The prosecution team of the Lagos State Government has rejected the plea bargain agreement proposed by Joshua Usulor, a 21-year-old chef, who allegedly killed a lawyer at the Citiheights Hotel, Opebi, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that during Usulor’s trial for murder on Monday at an Ikeja Special Offences Court, the prosecution
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Nigeria shall have peace again, Irabor promises

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has assured that the military would enhance its kinetic operations in dealing with the prevailing security challenges confronting the nation. Irabor gave the assurance at a One-Day National Defence and Security Summit with the theme: “Promoting Kinetic Operations as a major Plank for Counter Terrorism and Counter
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Fire destroys shops, property worth billions of Naira at Katsina Central Market

Hundreds of shops were burnt to ashes following a fire outbreak at Katsina Central Market on Monday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The fire started at around 8 a.m., on Monday, from some shops located at the centre of the market, before it spread to other parts. The fire is still raging as
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S’East benefited more from APC govt than PDP’s 16 years —Umahi

Blames Biafra agitations on marginalisation Insists, President of S’East extraction’ll stop agitations By Chioma Gabriel Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State and Chairman of South East Governors’ Forum weekend, said the South East benefitted more from the Buhari-led All Progressives Congress, APC, federal government than  from Peoples Democratic Party’s sixteen years of governance. Speaking to
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Agitators to S-South govs: Work  with Akpabio to develop N-Delta

By Emma Amaize A coalition of Niger Delta agitators, weekend, called on governors of South South to work with Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio,  to develop Niger Delta region and its people. The group meanwhile, called out governors of Niger Delta states, saying recent revelation by Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, that
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Govs, APC, PDP, others rail against attack on Ortom

…Sponsors of disturbing attack on Ortom must be uncovered —Northern govs …PDP govs condemn attack on Ortom, say it’s an invitation to anarchy …Benue people not weak— Mark …Says citizens may resort to self-help …As IGP orders full scale investigations into assassination attempt …Orders beef up of security around governor …Don’t politicise attack on Ortom
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Why looting persists in Nigeria — Archbishop Kaigama

By Luminous Jannamike Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, said yesterday that treasury looting in Nigeria has persisted because Nigerians are not yet ready to clamour for positive change. He said in a society such as Nigeria, where leaders want others to die for their political ambitions, misuse of public funds
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How to achieve irreversible recovery, inclusive growth – Bank CEOs, experts

Chief executive officers of Nigerian banks and financial experts have enumerated measures and policies that the government should implement in order to achieve irreversible recovery and inclusive growth as the country had a perfect ‘V shaped’ recession in 2020. In a joint communiqué issued at the recently concluded one- day Special Summit on the economy
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774,000 jobs: Buhari orders release, payment of beneficiaries

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of funds for the payment of itinerant workers engaged under the Special Public Works Programme. Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, stated this in a tweet via his official handle on Saturday. The minister in the tweet, said he had directed
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Insecurity: Reps’ bills on restructuring, state police, others gaining support — Spokesman, Datti

By Levinus Nwabughiogu The clamour to restructure Nigeria and enthrone fiscal federalism may soon yield positive results as the House of Representatives is already in receipt of bills to realise the dreams. The bills are seeking to tinker with the 1999 Constitution (as amended) and transfer some items from Exclusive Legislative List to Concurrent List
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Over 86% of Nigerians lack access to safe drinking water — UNICEF

By Steve Oko UNICEF has expressed concern over the shortage of potable water in Nigeria, saying over 86 per cent of Nigerians lack access to a safely managed drinking water source. UNICEF in a statement to commemorate the World Water Day, further noted that “although about 70 per cent of Nigerians are reported to have
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APC has lost people’s confidence, ‘ll soon crash  – Tambuwal

He’s living in self-delusion, playing to the gallery – Lagos, Ondo APC By Clifford Ndujihe, Dayo Johnson,  Olasunkanmi Akoni & Musa Na Annabi GOVERNOR Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, will collapse because it has lost focus and confidence of the citizenry. The Governor further said
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I’ve Fulani blood in me, but there are demonic Fulani sent to destroy Nigeria — Prophet el-Buba

By Sam Eyoboka PRESIDENT of EL-Buba Outreach Ministries,  Prophet Isa El-Buba, has said there are demonic Fulani sent to destroy Nigeria, urging the Church to intensify prayers and speak with one voice. El-Buba with his church headquarters in Jos, Plateau State,  in a broadcast on his Facebook page, said he had kept quiet for over
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Senate queries Finance Ministry over failure to account for N2.8bn released from service wide vote

By Henry Umoru THE Senate has raised alarm over refusal of the Ministry of Finance to account for N2.8 billion service wide vote collected from the federation account. According to the Senate, the N2.8 billion was slated to   take care of estacodes and other allowances for those representing the Federal Government in internationally organized annual
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GTBank grows pretax profit by 2.8% to N238.1bn

By Peter Egwuatu Despite the impact of coronavirus, COVID-19 and lockdown of the economy, Guaranty Trust Bank, GTBank, Plc has recorded a growth of 2.8 per cent in its Profit Before Tax, PBT to N238.1 billion for the audited financial result ended December 31, 2021 from N231.7 billion in the corresponding period of 2019. A
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Buhari’s 8 years may end up wasted unless … — Unagha

*Hold northern leaders responsible for worsening insecurity *Nigeria at war with itself *Delta State yet to honour its founding fathers Alhaji Mumakai-Unagha was a presidential aspirant in the 2019 general election on the plank of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC. In this interview, the legal practitioner expressed fear that President Muhammadu Buhari’s eight years
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IDF 2021: Keystone Bank plants over 100 fruit trees

Keystone Bank Limited has restated its commitment to environmental sustainability as it recently partnered with the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) to plant 100 fruit trees. A statement by the bank said the exercise which was in commemoration of the 2021 International Day of Forests (IDF) with the theme “Forest and Biodiversity”, witnessed employees of the
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Air Peace reaffirms order of Boeing 737MAX, as it replaces older planes with brand new aircraft

By Lawani Mikairu Air Peace weekend reaffirmed the airline firm order of Boeing 737 Max, which recently was recertified to resume operation. This is just as the airline said it is gradually replacing it’s older planes with brand new aircraft comprising of Embraer and Boeing planes. Speaking at the delivery of its second brand new
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Azman  Air suspension : Airline disown protest letter defaming NCAA DG

By Lawani Mikairu Azman Air airline yesterday disowned  a protest letter to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ,NCAA, after the regulatory authority suspended the flight operations of the airline to enable it carry out safety audit of the airline fleet of Being planes In the protest letter which went viral online,  the Director General, NCAA,
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Chidi Mokeme resurfaces in ”The therapist”

By Benjamin Njoku Several years after he disappeared from the big screen, actor and TV reality show host, Chidi Mokeme has staged a comeback to his love-acting. The  dapper, who last starred in a movie in  2016, after his excellent performance in  , ’76’ directed by Izu Ojukwu is starring in the movie,  “The therapist”
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Adebanjo takes over Afenifere, roars: No going back on fight for restructuring

By Dapo Akinrefon, Deputy Regional Editor, S-West The new leader of the Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has vowed to continue pressing for the restructuring of Nigeria, saying those opposed to restructuring are enemies of Nigeria. Adebanjo, who was announced Afenifere leader by Pa Reuben Fasoranti, the immediate past leader, said he
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