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  • GATHERING

    Political Armageddon

    If you think Chinua Achebe and Elechi Amadi have exhausted all the layers of cultural motifs, Evans Ufeli’s The Gathering of the Tribes offers a refreshing kind of kebab to savour to the fullest. Henry Akubuiro Fictional setting teeming with backwater barns, cawing birds and tom-tom beats no longer holds a fascination for many Nigerian…

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  • Train collides with passenger bus in Lagos

    A ghastly accident involving a bus and a train happened at Old Abeokuta Road by Odejobi junction on Friday. According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority Twitter handle, the accident occurred on Friday morning. The number of casualties wasn’t stated, except that it hindered the flow of traffic at that end of town. As…

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  • 12,000

    N-Power: how to check state of deployment, date of first payment

    Federal Government’s youth empowerment scheme, (Npower) on Thursday revealed when 300,000 applicants will receive their deployment letters. The empowerment scheme in a tweet on its verified page advised all applicants to log on to their profiles on the portal to print deployment letter on July 20, 2018. READ ALSO Defection blues: Lawmakers meet Buhari, harp on…

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  • 12,000

    Government to engage 300,000 new N-Power beneficiaries

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has settled provisions to engage additional 300,000 recipients in the second batch of its N-Power Volunteers Corp from August 1. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, revealed this in a press statement on Thursday. Mr. Akande explained that with 200,000 existing beneficiaries,…

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  • Nigeria Air

    Nigeria Air has immense economic potential for Nigeria — economist

    NAN The newly unveiled National Carrier, Nigeria Air has the potential to boost the nation’s economy if professionally managed, expert says. Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan of the Economics and Statistics Department, University of Benin, said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Friday. Oaikhenan advised the Federal Government to ensure…

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  • NORTHERN

    Northern writers hold summit in Borno

    Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri The Northern Nigeria Writers are holding their national conference in Maiduguri, Borno State capital to elicit interest in the growth of literature and reading in the northern region. Chairman of the occasion and President, Nigerian Academic of Letters, Prof Olu Obafemi in his remarl said the Maiduguri conference was the 4th edition…

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  • WATER

    Water sector open to foreign investors – FG

    Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government has said that the country’s water sector was open to foreign investors with the potential of shoring up the country’s economy. The government, through the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Dr. Musa Ibrahim, disclosed this recently when he led a delegation to the 2018 World Cities Summit, Singapore…

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  • BUHARI

    Why I announced my intention to run early – Buhari

    …Encourages electorate to use their PVCs wisely Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has said his decision to declare his intention to run for the second term in April was to checkmate mischief-makers. He said this when he met with Buhari Support Group organisation Centre at the Presidential Villa, Abuja According to him, it was…

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