Politics

Taraba, Benue Mend Fences

Taraba, Benue Mend Fences

I was nature’s design that the Tiv and Jukun settled in the trough of Taraba and Benue states. Their ancestors, who were hunter-gatherers and farmers, migrated from different places and quartered there. In Benue, you will find indigenous Jukuns in Abinse, near the state capital, Makurdi. In southern Taraba, there are indigenous Tiv people in […]

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Katsina At 30: The Masari Midas Touch

Katsina At 30: The Masari Midas Touch

When Governor Bello Aminu Masari took over the mantle of leadership in Katsina State on May 29, 2015, he was prepared to deliver democracy dividends to the people and rescue them from the shackles of gross mismanagement. This he has done effectively within two years. This is why Katsina State can boast of numerous developmental […]

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Ogun Guber: Who’ll Yewa/Awori Pick For 2019?

Ogun Guber: Who’ll Yewa/Awori Pick For 2019?

It is a position the zone has eyed for long. Now, Ogun West has a chance to fill the governorship seat of the state. Many aspirants have emerged from Yewa/Awori to fight for the exalted position. Who will get it among them as the zone takes its first shot at the plum job since the […]

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News

Python Dance: Monarchs Condemn Desecration Of Kanu’s Dad’s Palace

Python Dance: Monarchs Condemn Desecration Of Kanu’s Dad’s Palace

•As adviser commends Ikpeazu over prompt action The Ibeku Council of Traditional Rulers (ICTR) has condemned last week’s attack by the Nigerian Army on the house of one of their members, Eze Israel Kanu, the father of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), NnamdiKanu. The council said it is an abomination for […]

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Owerri Community Sues Okorocha For N100b Over Market Demolition

Owerri Community Sues Okorocha For N100b Over Market Demolition

The recent demolition of the Eke Ukwu Owere market by the Imo State government has assumed a legal dimension. The Owerri community, host of the demolished market, has taken Governor Rochas Okorocha to court, for pulling down the market. The plaintiffs are demanding N100billion in damages. The community, through 12 representatives, is challenging the illegal […]

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A’Ibom Metering Factory Will Protect Nigerians From High Electricity Tariffs- Osinbajo

A’Ibom Metering Factory Will Protect Nigerians From High Electricity Tariffs- Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that the new metering factory in Onna local government area of Akwa Ibom State would complement federal government’s resolve to ensure that Nigerians enjoy a steady and efficient electricity supply. The Vice President commissioned the factory as part of activities marking the 30th anniversary of the creation of Akwa […]

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Entertainment

Mercy Aigbe Denies Reconciling With Hubby

Mercy Aigbe Denies Reconciling With Hubby

Contrary to reports last week that Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe, has reconciled with her estranged husband Lanre Gentry and had equally returned to their matrimonial home, the mother of two has denied the report. Aigbe who spoke to The Nation on Sunday said the case is still in court and the matter was yet to […]

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Bbnaija: No Evictions, Just Jamz

Bbnaija: No Evictions, Just Jamz

Tension was on break in the Big Brother Naija show this Sunday, as no housemate was evicted as earlier promised. Instead, it was music feast all the way, starting with the housemates’ rendition of a ONE Africa campaign song titled ‘Let’s Educate A Girl Child’. Leading the performance with her sonorous voice was Bisola, just […]

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Stella Duru: A Woman Can Succeed Anywhere

Stella Duru: A Woman Can Succeed Anywhere

Could you please tell us about yourself? I am a partner in the EPG practice, (specialising in energy and power) in the Nigerian law firm of Banwo & Ighodalo. I come from a happy, close knit and large family of six children. I am the fourth of six children and the second daughter with two […]

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Sports

FG To Start Local Manufacturing Of Sports Equipment

FG To Start Local Manufacturing Of Sports Equipment

Hajiya Habiba Lawal, Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) said government was making efforts to commence local manufacturing of sports equipment. Lawal made this known on Saturday at the official unveiling, launch and presentation of sports equipment to 2000 primary schools by National Lottary Trust Fund (NLTF) in Yola. The acting SGF, […]

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Man U Fans Insists On Lukaku Penis Chant

Man U Fans Insists On Lukaku Penis Chant

Manchester United fans were heard singing the controversial chant involving Romelu Lukaku during their side’s game at Southampton Saturday afternoon, with Lukaku scoring the only goal of the match. Anti-discrimination group Kick It Out this week claimed that the chant, which suggests that Lukaku has “a 24-inch penis”, is “offensive and discriminatory” for using the […]

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Oliseh Counts Blessings As Sittard Shines

Oliseh Counts Blessings As Sittard Shines

Former super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh appears to be relishing his job as manager of Dutch side Fortuna Sittard. The former Nigerian international was particularly tickled by his side’s 5-1 demolition of opponents Jong AZ and took to his twitter handle to count his blessings and that of his players. “Proud of my assistant coaches, […]

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Business

Lagos Empowers Widows

Lagos Empowers Widows

Lagos State government has reiterated its commitment to fighting the cause of widows. It vowed to free them from all forms of degrading and dehumanising treatments. During training organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation at The Chapel of Christ the Light, Ikeja, Lagos. Speaking at the yearly Widows Entrepreneurial/Skill Acquisition Training […]

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LG Electronics Shaping The World Of Technology

LG Electronics Shaping The World Of Technology

Leading electronics company LG has vowed to bring consumers up to date with its smart ecosystem and user centric products with imminent technologies, their benefits as well as the significant difference they are expected to make in their day to day lives. Speaking in a Media event recently at the LG, Ogba Brand office, the […]

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How Real Sector Survived Recession, By MAN Chief

How Real Sector Survived Recession, By MAN Chief

With Nigeria’s exit from recession, all eyes are on the real sector to pick up to aid economic growth. For the manufacturing sector, surviving the recession involved a lot of digging-in. Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) president, Frank Jacob, in this interview with Bukola Aroloye, said some policies must now be put in place to […]

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Automobiles

Toyota Showcases New Concept Car

Toyota Showcases New Concept Car

Toyota has revealed its i-TRIL concept vehicle, a fully-electric city car, designed to showcase the future of mobility. An online report by Auto Express on Tuesday said the Toyota i-TRIL, a Geneva Motor Show concept, was designed to demonstrate the thinking of the Japanese manufacturer on what the urban mobility would look like in the […]

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Mazda3, Mazda6 Get New Driving Features

Mazda3, Mazda6 Get New Driving Features

A Japanese automaker, Mazda Motor Company, says it is updating its Mazda3 and Mazda6 with the company’s G-Vectoring Control as standard equipment for 2017, an online journal, Automotive News, has reported. While Mazda 3 (known as the Mazda Axela in Japan) is a compact car, Mazda 6 (known as the Mazda Atenza in China and […]

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Kia: The Rising Profile Of A Brand

Kia: The Rising Profile Of A Brand

Who would have thought that Kia, the once lowly rated Korean automobile brand could rule the automobile world in 2016. Who could have imagined Kia as the first non-premium brand to top the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, IQS, ranking in 27 years. And who could have imagined Kia Rio as the ‘Car of the […]

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Python Dance: Monarchs Condemn Desecration Of Kanu’s Dad’s Palace

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Python Dance: Monarchs Condemn Desecration Of Kanu’s Dad’s Palace

•As adviser commends Ikpeazu over prompt action The Ibeku Council of Traditional Rulers (ICTR) has condemned last week’s attack by the Nigerian Army on the house of one of their members, Eze Israel Kanu, the father of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), NnamdiKanu. The council said it is an abomination for […]

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Owerri Community Sues Okorocha For N100b Over Market Demolition

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Owerri Community Sues Okorocha For N100b Over Market Demolition

The recent demolition of the Eke Ukwu Owere market by the Imo State government has assumed a legal dimension. The Owerri community, host of the demolished market, has taken Governor Rochas Okorocha to court, for pulling down the market. The plaintiffs are demanding N100billion in damages. The community, through 12 representatives, is challenging the illegal […]

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A’Ibom Metering Factory Will Protect Nigerians From High Electricity Tariffs- Osinbajo

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A’Ibom Metering Factory Will Protect Nigerians From High Electricity Tariffs- Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that the new metering factory in Onna local government area of Akwa Ibom State would complement federal government’s resolve to ensure that Nigerians enjoy a steady and efficient electricity supply. The Vice President commissioned the factory as part of activities marking the 30th anniversary of the creation of Akwa […]

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