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Still on restructuring

There are a lot of wide controversies which dominated the meaning or definition of 'restructuring' in Nigeria's context, especially at this time that many people are clamouring for it, and that the issue has become partly trending in the public ...
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An open letter to 2019 aspirants

I write to bring to your attention the need and urgency to adopt a new instrument of governance for our country to create a Nigeria that works; A happier Nigeria. As you may be aware that the system of governance ...
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NPFL: Dwindling weight, woes of Nigeria’s Apex league

Nigeria’s 23-man list to the World Cup has only one home-based professional in the squad. But as ALIYU USMAN VULEGBO has noted, only seven players out of the 23 have ever represented at least one Nigerian Professional Football League Club ...
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NTF set for congress as Taekwondo Athletes step up preparation ahead AYG

All is now set for an all important annual congress of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) scheduled for Saturday inside prestigious Abuja National stadium. The current country’s taekwondo leadership, which was inaugurated barely two months after last year’s National Sports ...
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Concerns as APC shuts down Abuja Sports complex for Convention

There is growing concerns in the Nation’s capital following the decision of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to take over every space within the only standard sporting complex popularly known as Old Parade Ground located around Area 10 in ...
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Mesmerised Messi, reigning Ronaldo

Today (Saturday, June 23, 2018) is exactly 10 days the 21st edition of FIFA World Cup currently ongoing in faraway Russia began with teams battling to find their feet. There have been a whole lot of upset which have thrown ...
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Dapchi 5, lying six feet below

After the release of the abducted students of Government Science Technical Secondary School, Dapchi, five girls allegedly lost their lives during the kidnap. However, their identities and the way and manner they died remain in the realms of conjectures until ...
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Sports-betting: The return of pools

The 2018 World Cup in Russia that kicked off on Thursday, last week, has seen people besiege sports betting centres to win easy money. It is commonly called “reward for passion” by sporting agencies and has its origin in the ...
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National Library: Coping with ramshackle facilities, outdated books

QUEEN ESTHER IROANUSI of PREMIUMTIMES, in this piece, observes that the national Library, Abuja, wallowing in worn-out facilities, over killed data, is an irony of what a library is. At the mention of the words, “National Library”, one pictures a ...
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Employ cultural, religious beliefs to fight rights abuses – Don

A university lecturer, Dr. Ahmed Garba, has called on Nigerians to respect the different cultural and religious beliefs in the society as basis for the fight against human rights and social freedom in the country. Dr. Garba of the Faculty ...
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NGOs sensitise students on sickle cell

As part of activities to mark this year's Sickle Cell Day, a NonGovernmental Organisation, Eyum Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation (ESCAF), in collaboration with Sickle Cell Support, and Centre for School Healthy Environmental Education and Hygiene, has organised a sensitisation campaign ...
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FRSC to educate motorists on good driving culture

In its efforts to inculcate good driving culture into the minds of the motoring public, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zuba, Gwagwalada area council, has put on measures to educate motorists with a view to reducing traffic snarl on ...
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Politics

APC Convention: South East chairmen threaten Buhari over ‘unity list’

Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-east have warned President Muhammadu Buhari to disassociate himself from the purported unity list in circulation, threatening that the re-election bid of tne president was at ...
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Convention: Group warns APC leaders against ‘saboteurs’

The Chuba Okadigbo Rainbow Organization (CORO) has warned the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against allowing the people described as saboteurs, adding that such people were determined to hijack the party.  Leader of ...
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We’re not rubber-stamp – Reps-crossfire

The Statement: “The Legislature is not expected to be a rubber-stamp by simply approving the Executive proposals and returning the budget to Mr. President. Therefore, the additions Mr. President complained of in his speech are ...
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Security

Police discover bomb in Ebonyi PDP secretariat

The police said yesterday that it discovered a device suspected to be Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat along Abakaliki Enugu Expressway, Ebonyi State. The State Police Command, which confirmed this, said the state government ...
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2 cops, many others injured as police, Shi’ites clash

Members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, yesterday engaged the police in Kaduna following a demonstration over the continued detention of Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky. The demonstration by a large number of the Shi’ites, despite the rainfall, ...
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Business

CBN, APAAC partner to boost advertising

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has pledged to continue its support to the Advertising Practitioners’ Association, Abuja Chapter (APAAC) in a bid to grow the profession. The Director, Corporate Communications Department of CBN, Mr. Isaac ...
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NERC suspends IBEDC mgt over N5.7bn loan default

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has suspended the Board of Directors and key management staff of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) over N5.7 billion loan balance d default. The Commission had earlier fined IBEDC ...
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Women

Involve more women for desired change – Kaneng Gyanfulani

Mrs. Kaneng Gyanfulani is a former House of Assembly member representing Barkin Ladi constituency in the Plateau state House of Assembly, and the National Coordinator, Gyanfulani Foundation. In this chat with ENE OSANG, she said ...
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Women empowerment ensures stability at home – NAFOWA president

When there are more women that can support the family economically there will be more stability and progress at the home, the National President of Nigerian Air Force Officers Wives Association (NAFOWA), Hajiya Hafsat Sadique ...
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