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Uzodinma wants ‘state of origin’ provision removed from nation’s statute books

Abuja—Chairman of the Southern Senators Forum, Senator Hope Uzodimma, Imo West, has called for the abolition of the state of origin provision from the nation’s statue books. He equally suggested that a referendum on restructuring may be the best way to handle the growing calls by Nigerians for restructuring. Speaking as a guest speaker at […]

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Affirmative action: Politics or development

By Josephine Agbonkhese& Chris Onuoha THE appointment of 40-year-old Aishah Ahmad recently as a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, was greeted with excitement amongst young Nigerians and women who were glad another woman is being given a place in the apex bank’s top echelon at her relatively young age. Quota system: […]

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Babachir, ‘Cabal’ as anti-theory

By Mohammed Adamn JUST a couple of hours before President Buhari’s last Monday bombshell on the suspended former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Lawal Babachir and the D.G. National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ayo Oke, I was at the Abuja residence of my erstwhile Concord Press boss and former Chairman of Progressive Peoples Alliance […]

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Woman advocates use of corporate African dresses in Nigeria

By Bose Adelaja PROGRAMME Initiator of Think Africa Project,  Chinasa Jonathan-Ojei, has advocated for corporate Nigeria to imbibe corporate African dress code, to increase the demand for African fabrics and reawaken the comatose textile industries. Speaking at a forum in Lagos, she said African fabrics like  Adire, Aso Oke, Ankara, Akosombo, Akwete, Batik, Bogolanfini Ghana Textile Prints, Guinea brocade, Kente, Printex, […]

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Nwoye faults Obiano for claiming past govt’s projects as his

By Providence Emmanuel The Dr. Tony Nwoye Campaign Organisation has alerted the public to what it called “the new propaganda scheme of the Willie Obiano administration in dressing up projects of former administrations in Anambra State as its own.” The campaign in a statement in Awka said with no solid projects to show, the Obiano […]

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9 suspected child traffickers arrested in Aba

By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA— A child trafficking syndicate has been smashed by the Vigilance Group of Nigeria, VGN, and handed over to the Police in Aba, Abia State. The suspects identified as Ifeanyi Anyanwu, Nnenna Ugorji Anyanwu, Kingsley Onuoha and Ugochi Onuoha, were said to have been arrested by a VGN patrol team led by […]

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Messi pulls out of Nigeria match

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will not be on parade at the Krasnodar Stadium, Krasnodar, venue of the pre-World Cup friendly between Argentina and Nigeria on Tuesday, November 14.  According to Ole Argentina, manager of the two-time world champions Jorge Sampaoli has opted not to field his skipper against the Super Eagles. And it has been […]

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Lagos APC commiserates with Tinubu over son’s death

Lagos – The Lagos state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday condoled with the national leader of the party, Chief Bola Tinubu over the death of his son, Jide, earlier in the day. APC Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu The chairman of the state chapter of the party, Chief Henry Ajomale, expressed the […]

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I don’t have presidential ambition in 2019 -Orji Kalu

Former Abia  governor and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Orji Kalu has distanced himself from campaign posters pasted along Airport Road, Abuja, with the inscription: “Vote Orji Kalu for President on the platform of the APC.’’ According to Kalu, who is also a staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari, the posters […]

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SIFAX Group calls for quick repair of Tin-Can/Coconut port access road

Lagos – Dr Taiwo Afolabi, Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, has urged the Federal Government to quickly repair the Tin-Can/Coconut port access road to avoid the impending shut down of operations at the Tin Can Island Port. TRAFFIC GRIDLOCK: Heavy trafic gridlock at Berger Yard along Oshodi -Apapa Expressway yesterday. Photo: Shola oyelese Afolabi made […]