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I may join PDP national chairmanship race, says Ladoja

A former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, has stated that may join the race for the national chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He said this in a chat with newsmen on Monday night shortly after an emergency caucus meeting of the leaders of the party in the South West zone in Lagos. His words: “Before the ...

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Senator begs court, ‘I don’t want to stand surety to Nnamdi Kanu again’

The member representing Abia South at the Senate, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has prayed to a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to revoke the undertaken he took on behalf of the leader of the indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. Specifically, the federal lawmaker is praying the court to discharge him as Kanu’s surety, saying, he has not seen ...

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Obasanjo to Makarfi: ‘I will never return to PDP”

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has vowed never to return to the Peoples Democratic Party. This was what he told journalists after he met with the National Caretaker Chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, behind closed-doors. The meeting was held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, which lasted for one hour. The former president said, “I will ...

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British Royal couple William, Kate’s third child due in April

The third child of Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is expected to be born in April, the Royal family said on Tuesday. “Their Royal Highnesses, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2018,’’ Kensington Palace, their official residence in London, said in a brief statement. ...

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Buhari cries out over non-payment of workers’ salaries, allowances

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern on growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal Government. The President made his feelings known when he received a group of governors led by the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Abdul’Aziz Yari, at the State House, Abuja. The Federal government ...

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Air Transportation in a Developing Economy; the Ondo State Example

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   In the history of mankind, war has brought more destruction than development but such could not be said of the aviation industry. By the end of World War II, there was more improvement to the aviation sector of the world economy. Many Countries and capitals had built their own airports. Civil aviation witnessed rapid growth ...

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Foundation Donate Relief Material to Benue Flood Victims

Relief came the way of some victims of the recent flood that ravaged some parts of Benue State courtesy of some donation of assorted food items by a non-governmental organization, Elohim Development Foundation (EDF) in partnership with MMM Nigeria.     At the end of the food distribution exercise which took place in  Kirghir community of Markurdi, Benue State capital, ...

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Team mates hail Mikel Obi as he rejoins Chinese club

Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has resumed training with Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda after international duty with the national team. The former Chelsea star was supposed to start training with his team on Thursday but took part in Wednesday afternoon’s session upon his return to China. Before the start of the workout, Mikel was congratulated by his ...

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Army begins Exercise Crocodile Smile II in Lagos

The top hierarchy of the Army has commenced its much publicized Exercise Crocodile II in Lagos, saying the earlier conducted in the Niger Delta was a huge success. This is coming just as Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-General Tukur Buratai explained the rationale behind the decision of the force to embark on Exercise Crocodile II in the Western part of ...

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Court jails 45 Boko Haram members in Niger

A Federal High Court sitting in Kainji, Niger State has convicted and sentenced 45 Boko Haram members to between 3 and 31 years in jail. This is contained in a statement issued on Friday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and signed by his Special Adviser, Mr Segun Adeyemi. In the statement, the Minister said that ...

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