Biafra – 50 Years After

[This Day] With the warning issued last Friday by the Nigeria Police Force against market closure in the five South-east states being planned for today by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State…

[This Day] With the warning issued last Friday by the Nigeria Police Force against market closure in the five South-east states being planned for today by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Biafra Independence Movement (BIM), we hope critical stakeholders will work to avoid needless violence. But the central question which the authorities must ponder upon remains: Why does Biafra keep recurring and featuring in our national poli

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MoA Provides Agro-Inputs for Rice, Cassava Farmers

[LINA] The President of the National Agro-Inputs Dealers Association says, the government through the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has provided a consignment of agro inputs to the association for onward distribution to farmers across the country.

[LINA] The President of the National Agro-Inputs Dealers Association says, the government through the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has provided a consignment of agro inputs to the association for onward distribution to farmers across the country.

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Between Presidential and Parliamentary System of Government

[Guardian] “Presidential system has failed Nigerians, says Yakassai,” was the screaming headline in The Guardian of May 29, 2017. Malam Tanko Yakassai in the report “canvassed a return to the parliamentary system of government in the polity.” The inter…

[Guardian] "Presidential system has failed Nigerians, says Yakassai," was the screaming headline in The Guardian of May 29, 2017. Malam Tanko Yakassai in the report "canvassed a return to the parliamentary system of government in the polity." The interview was a masterpiece especially for those who needed to know why states were created by the Yakubu Gowon administration shortly before the civil war.

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Army Officers Seek Redress Against Alleged Wrongful Dismissal

[Guardian] The decision by the Federal government to name the newly established Nigerian Army Shooting Range at the once dreaded Sambisa forest after the late Lt.-Col. Abu Ali is a worthy morale booster. Before his death, alongside six of his men durin…

[Guardian] The decision by the Federal government to name the newly established Nigerian Army Shooting Range at the once dreaded Sambisa forest after the late Lt.-Col. Abu Ali is a worthy morale booster. Before his death, alongside six of his men during a gun battle with insurgents on November 4, 2016, the late Ali was the Commander of the 272 Special Forces Tanks Battalion.

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NBA Flays Continued Detention of Dasuki, El-Zakzaky

[This Day] Abuja -As the country on Monday commemorated this year’s Democracy Day, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has voiced its displeasure over the continued detention of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), and the …

[This Day] Abuja -As the country on Monday commemorated this year's Democracy Day, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has voiced its displeasure over the continued detention of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), and the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as the Shi'ite group, Ibramim El-Zakyzaky, and his wife, by the federal government despite court orders which granted them bail.

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‘Ecommerce Driving Digital Change in Nigeria’

[Guardian] New business models and evolving consumer behavior are driving the digital change Nigeria is experiencing. Online shopping today is well known for its convenience and good deal.

[Guardian] New business models and evolving consumer behavior are driving the digital change Nigeria is experiencing. Online shopping today is well known for its convenience and good deal.

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Pengassan – Nigeria Lost Over U.S.$235 Billion to Non-Passage of PIB

[This Day] Oil workers under the aegis of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has stated that Nigeria has lost over $235 billion as a result of its inability to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law since…

[This Day] Oil workers under the aegis of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has stated that Nigeria has lost over $235 billion as a result of its inability to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law since the reform in the Nigeria's oil and gas industry was kick-started 17 years ago.

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Parliament Resumes Sitting

[Ghana Govt.] Parliament will resume sitting on Tuesday for second meeting of the first session of the seven Parliaments after six weeks of recess.

[Ghana Govt.] Parliament will resume sitting on Tuesday for second meeting of the first session of the seven Parliaments after six weeks of recess.

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