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  • Biafra: It’s too late to pull out of Nigeria, says Igbo lawmaker

    September 23, 2017 8:37 PM 12

    Lagos – A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Jude Idimogu, on Saturday, said it was too late for the Igbo nation to pull out of Nigeria. Idimogu, representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II in the Lagos State House of Assembly, in Lagos said that secession would be injurious to the Igbos. He said: “As a full blooded Igbo man and a Nigerian, I believe, Igbo staying in Nigeria

  • Ambode to unveil new Awolowo statue Tuesday

    September 23, 2017 8:37 PM 14

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode will on Tuesday September 26, 2017 unveil a new iconic statue of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The imposing bust located on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (LTV) junction in Ikeja, is a befitting replacement to the old Awolowo statue that was removed from the Allen Avenue

  • Breaking: We must guard against separating Nigeria into small pieces, Tinubu warns

    September 23, 2017 7:37 PM 24

    “Being more pragmatic, separating the nation into small pieces resolves nothing and creates additional problems”. Tinubu noted that gargantuan challenges were facing the country but explained that they were not enough to call for the dismantling of the federation at a time some parts of the world were taking advantage of integration. The APC leader

  • PSG’s perfect start to Ligue 1 campaign ends at Monpellier without Neymar

    September 23, 2017 7:25 PM 15

    Paris Saint-Germain lost their perfect start to the Ligue 1 season, as they were held to a goalless draw at Montpellier on Saturday. It was the first game PSG played this season without world’s most expensive player, Neymar. The Brazilian was left out of the squad, to recover fully from a toe problem, ahead of next week’s Champions League clash against

  • UNIZIK announces new dates for post-UTME screening

    September 23, 2017 7:20 PM 15

    The management of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) Awka has announced the new dates for the Post-UTME screening for the 2017/2018 academic session. The University said the screening earlier scheduled for September 16 to 23, 2017, will now hold from September 25 to October 2, 2017. This is contained in a statement signed by the University registrar

  • 3 killed as Niger Delta militants strike oil vessel in Bayelsa

    September 23, 2017 7:12 PM 14

    Some gunmen believed to be militants have hit a tug-boat loaded with crude oil in the souther Ijaw creeks in Bayelsa state causing chaos in surrounding areas. Premium Times reports that the incident happened less than three weeks after a similar attack in an ambush on a military houseboat that led to the death of two persons. learnt that the gunmen

  • They killed my Chairman in cold blood – Gov. Ortom

    September 23, 2017 6:39 PM 14

    The quartet were killed by armed youths, last week, in a crisis linked to alleged tussle between two brothers belonging to different political camps. The alleged face-off between the two brothers, said to have in the past defied attempts to resolve, reportedly suddenly escalated, leading to the razing of several houses, cars and valuables apart from the gunshot

  • 2019: Katsina APC endorsed Buhari, Masari for second term

    September 23, 2017 6:37 PM 12

    This was even as its said the party in totality did not recognize any faction, APC AKIDA within the party. The party’s endorsement followed a resolution reached and communique read to newsmen in the state by the party Chairman, Shittu S. Shittu at the end of its executive meeting held at the party headquarters in Katsina. The party said it has unanimously

  • IPOB: South East saved us from another civil war, Say Charly Boy, Adeyanju

    September 23, 2017 6:05 PM 13

    A coalition of pro-democracy and good governance groups under the aegis, Frustrated Nigerians Movement, has commended the governors and people of the south eastern part of Nigeria for what it described as saving the country from another civil war, following the recent tension that arose in Nigeria over clash between the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and the Nigerian

  • Nigerian Army declares Victory over IPoB …

    September 23, 2017 6:05 PM 14

    The Nigerian Army has declared itself victorious over the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) which was recently declared a terrorist organisation. The Army made the declaration on Friday, September 22 in a statement by Colonel Sagir Musa, the deputy director public relations 82 Division. The statement read in part: “Despite the initial opposition to Exercise