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Why suspicion surrounds vaccination offer from Nigerian soldiers in the South East
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Why suspicion surrounds vaccination offer from Nigerian soldiers in the South East

By Nnaemeka C.I Meribe This made a lot of sense. Let’s all publish it as opinion. I picked it from a Facebook friend: The people of the southeast are not rejecting vaccination. It is on record that that part of Nigeria has about the highest rate of vaccination uptake. The people are sensible and educated […]

Stakeholders express feelings Over Plans to Reintroduce Tolls on Federal Roads
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Stakeholders express feelings Over Plans to Reintroduce Tolls on Federal Roads

Stakeholders in some states in Nigeria have expressed different opinions over plans by the Federal Government’s to reintroduce toll gates on Federal Highways in Nigeria.   They spoke in a separate interviews in Benin, Calabar and Yenagoa.   The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, told members of the Manufacturers Association of […]

NDDC devotes 70 per cent of  budget to on-going projects, says Ekere
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NDDC devotes 70 per cent of budget to on-going projects, says Ekere

. Commissions 3 New Roads in Cross River State The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr Nsima Ekere, has stated that the Commission is devoting 70 per cent of its budget to the completion of on-going projects in the Niger Delta region. Mr Ekere, who spoke during an interactive meeting with […]

Let’s Build A Nation of Peace and Unity – Gbenga Daniel
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Let’s Build A Nation of Peace and Unity – Gbenga Daniel

Nigerians have been urged to build a nation of our collective dream where freedom, peace and unity reign. The immediate past Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, stated this in his Independence Day message to Nigerians on the occasion of the nation’s 57th independence celebration. According to the former governor, peaceful co-existence is key […]

Text of President Buhari's 2017 Independence Broadcast
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Text of President Buhari’s 2017 Independence Broadcast

My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the country has gone through trials and tribulations, but October 1st is always a day for celebrations. It is a day for thanks giving, […]

NDDC devotes 70 per cent of  budget to on-going projects, says Ekere
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NDDC devotes 70 per cent of budget to on-going projects, says Ekere

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr Nsima Ekere, has stated that the Commission is devoting 70 per cent of its budget to the completion of on-going projects in the Niger Delta region. Mr Ekere, who spoke during an interactive meeting with NDDC design and supervising consultants at the Hotel Presidential, […]

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Most Influential People of African Descent under 40 honored in New York City

Grandson of Nelson Mandela, Ndaba Mandela, hosts the evening with MIPAD Class of 2017, along with famed Brazilian actress Taís Araújo and Stephanie Busari of CNN Africa NEW YORK CITY, 28 September 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Closing out the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly week by recognizing the Most Influential People of African […]

IPOB Challenges Nigeria's Clamp Down in Court
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IPOB Challenges Nigeria’s Clamp Down in Court

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Friday prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja should set aside the order of injunction proscribing the activities of the group. The Chief Judge of the Federal High, Justice Abdu Kafarati, on Wednesday in Abuja, granted Federal Government an interim injunction proscribing activities of the group. Kafarati granted […]

Leo Stan Ekeh to chair News Express 5th Anniversary Lecture
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Leo Stan Ekeh to chair News Express 5th Anniversary Lecture

Serial ICT entrepreneur Leo Stan Ekeh has been announced as Chairman of the News Express 5th Anniversary Lecture scheduled to hold at Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The announcement was made via a statement issued on Saturday in Lagos, signed by News Express Publisher Isaac Umunna. “We are honoured to have Chief Ekeh, Chairman of […]

"Democracy is where the security and welfare of citizens are paramount, without discrimination", says Prof. Okafor
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“Democracy is where the security and welfare of citizens are paramount, without discrimination”, says Prof. Okafor

BEING SPEECH DELIVERED BY PROF. ILOCHI A. OKAFOR (SAN), FCI.ARB, AT THE NEW LEGAL YEAR CEREMONY HELD ON THE 25TH OF SEPTEMBER, 2017. 1.1. There is nothing like military democracy. It is democracy, pure and simple – government of the people, by the people and for the people – practicing rule of law, where the […]