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NSHA Kicks against Proposed Airport Project


    Revenue Derivation Formula/Constituency Project Divided the House The Nasarawa State House of Assembly was Monday turned into a rowdy house following an issue raised by Honorable Francis Orugu, member representing Keana constituency, the chairman House committee on public account, stated this while his committee presented the final report to the hallowed chamber. He lamented […]

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Plight of a Fraudulent Nation


The recent scam and financial scandal rocking the National Assembly involving the embattled House Committee Chairman on Capital Markets Hon. Herman Hembe and the Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission has once again brought Nigeria into global focus as nation of fraud, writes Ohia Israel From the reign of Evan Ewerem to David […]

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Ghana VP says Nigeria has no reason to fail Africa


Ghana’s Vice President John Mahama has challenged Nigeria to use its human and material resources to lead other African nations to economic greatness. Mahamamade the call in Ado Ekiti on Saturday while being conferred with the honorary Degree of Public Administration by the Ekiti State University (EKSU). “Nigeria contributes over 50 percent of the Gross […]

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Ex – International Omagbemi joins Falconets technical crew in Abeokuta


The former captain of Super Falcons, Florence Omagbemi, has joined the technical crew of the U-20 Women National Team called the “Falconets.” This was contained in a statement signed by the Falconets’ Media Officer, Mr Ejiro Femi-Babafemi, in Abeokuta on Saturday. NAN reports that Omagbemi was in January appointed the first assistant coach of the […]

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UN tasks politicians, supporters on electoral process in Guinea-Bissau


The UN Security Council has urged political leaders in Guinea-Bissau and their supporters to refrain from any action that could hamper the electoral process in the country. Members of the Security Council made the call in a statement by its President, Mark Grant, of the United Kingdom on Saturday. According to the statement, the council […]

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GM says remodeling will ease traffic congestion at Namdi Azikiwe International Airport


The additional car parks and ring roads being constructed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja would ease traffic congestion at the airport. The Regional General Manager, North Central of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN), Mr Chris Bature, made this known on Saturday in Lagos. According to him, the relocation of all flights […]

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Gov. Ahmed urges FG to formulate policies to transform agric sector


Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has attributed Nigeria economic setback to the inability of past governments to formulate the right policies to transform agriculture. Ahmed made this known in Ilorin on Saturday when he received a team of Agricultural Extension Services Transformation officers on tour of the state. Represented by the Secretary to the Government, […]

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UN observes `Earth Hour’ in New York


The UN on Saturday switched off the lights at its headquarters for one hour to observe the annual “Earth Hour”. The Earth Hour is an annual global event that seeks to raise awareness on the need to take action on climate change. The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, in a statement in New York stated that […]

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