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Akinwumi Adesina wins ‘Nobel prize for food and agriculture’

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Akinwumi Adesina, the president of African Development Bank (AfDB), has been named the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. NAN reports that...

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26 states owe workers one to 16 months salaries –NULGE

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) said yesterday that 23 states of the Federation currently owe local government...

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No oil from Niger Delta if North sabotages Osinbajo – Militants

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, a militant group in the Niger Delta region, yesterday, warned it would resist with the last...

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Time to restructure Nigeria has come, says IBB

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The time to restructure Nigeria has come, former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida said on Monday as he launched an appeal to...

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Jonathan was a weak president, his wife would have done better

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has slammed former President Goodluck Jonathan as the harbinger of...

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Let’s Break-up Nigeria!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Lead, Opinion, Tony Ogunlowo | 0 comments

By Tony Ogunlowo So everybody wants to go their own separate way? Some Igbos want to re-create the nation of Biafra while others want a...

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Supreme Court sacks Benue Reps member Hembe, orders him to return all salaries collected

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Supreme Court, Friday, sacked the Federal House Representatives member representing, Vandikwa/ Konshisha constituency, Honourable...

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Six European countries deport 34 Nigerians

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Thirty-four Nigerians deported from six European countries for immigration-related offences arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International...

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Many will go to jail for my recall, says Dino Melaye

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Constituents of Kogi West Senatorial District on Wednesday submitted a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...

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Quit notice: We are going anywhere, Ndigbo vow

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

President-General of Igbo traditional rulers in the northern states and Abuja, Chief Chikezie Nwogwu, stated this during a courtesy call...

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‘North will not, will never allow Presidency to move to South in 2019′ — NYLF

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Northern Youth Leader Forum NYLF has said that the ‘north will not and will never allow the Presidency to move to the South in 2019’...

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Biafra agitation funded by looters — Magu

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said that the agitations for secession are being...

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JAMB plans supplementary UTME for 85,000 candidates

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in JAMB, Lead | 0 comments

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed Saturday, July 1 to conduct supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation...

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Capital Oil boss Ifeanyi Ubah released

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, the managing director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited has been released from DSS’s detention. Sources said the oil mogul...

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350 businessmen owe banks N2.5trn – AMCON

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has said at least 350 individuals in the country currently owe banks N2.5 trillion....

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Why foreign investors shun Nigeria’s electricity industry

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Nigeria’s electricity industry may not receive the needed foreign investment attention if the identified teething problems are not tackled...

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Northern Youths write Osinbajo, beg him to allow Igbo go with Biafra

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Members of a group, Coalition of Northern Youths, have written a letter to the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, begging him to allow...

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NNPC reduces diesel price to N175

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has successfully reduced the price of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), also known as...

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Agitation for Biafra ‘s a violation of Nigeria’s constitution – Osinbajo

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Sunday told the South East Traditional Rulers that agitations for secession by the Indigenous People...

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We don’t consider Nnamdi Kanu a south-east leader of thought — Presidency

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The presidency has said it does not consider Nnamdi Kanu, arrowhead of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), as a leader of thought in...

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