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  • What’s in a Customs uniform?

    If someone had popped the question – What is in a uniform? To me, my response would be as dramatic as the interrogator. My reply would be: Absolutely nothing but that would depend on where the questioner is coming from. The clothes we wear have cultural significance just as the names we bear. In Africa,…

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  • People donate expired drugs, spoilt food to us –IDPs

    From Magnus Eze, Abuja Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Abuja, shocked officials of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the National Commission for Refugees and Ghana High Commission, when they alleged that expired drugs and spoilt food items donated to them had killed some of them in thecamps. The IDPs also alleged that…

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  • NNPC to generate 4,000MW of power

    From Uche Usim, Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday said it was planning to generate about 4,000 megawatts of power in the next 10 years to boost the supply in the country. Chief Operating Officer, Gas and Power, NNPC, Saidu Mohammed, made the disclosure at the 2017 retreat of the Autonomous Business Unit (Gas…

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  • Research, innovation fund’ll boost economy – Minister

    From Samuel Bello, Abuja The Federal Government has restated its commitment to improving funding for research and innovation in the country through the institutionalisation of the research and innovation fund. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, while receiving the president and officials of the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) in his office yesterday…

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  • FG mulls alternative source of fund for N’Delta devt

    From Fred Ezeh, Abuja  Federal Government is considering alternative sources of funding that would be used to sustain infrastructural and human capital development in the oil-rich Niger Delta region. The search, according to government, would be spearheaded by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, saddled with the responsibility of formulating policies for the development of…

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  • Stop running unaccredited courses, COREN warns VCs

    From Magnus Eze, Abuja The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has warned vice chancellors of universities against running unaccredited/expired engineering programmes. The caution came as the 153rd ordinary meeting of the council, held in Abuja, approved the report of the accreditation visitations to the Bayero University, Kano, and University of Port Harcourt,…

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  • Buhari absent at presidential debate

    On this day in March 2003, it was announced that All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP) presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) failed to appear at presidential debate organised by the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON). He was  paired with Chief Olusegun Obasanjo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Obasanjo who turned up for the programme….

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  • The Hausa Fulani, the Yoruba and the slaughter in Ile-Ife (1)

    I have been reluctant to write anything about the clash between the Yoruba and the Hausa Fulani in the ancient city of Ile-Ife and in which far many more people were killed than anyone cares to publicly admit. I was reluctant because Ile-Ife happens to be the home of my ancestors and indeed my hometown…

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  • Criminals on the highway

    •Robbers, kidnappers, ritualists takeover major roads By Henry Umahi ([email protected]) While returning from the 80th birthday celebration of Nigeria’s former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, which took place in Abeokuta, former Managing Director of the Daily Times of Nigeria Plc, Dr Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo, was involved in a motor accident. And the man died. He was trying…

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