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Ihedioha, Imo and the Verity of Least Corrupt State – By Walter Duru, Ph.D

By Walter Duru, Ph.D  | NNP | January 16, 2020 – Two weeks ago, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released its Report on the State of Corruption in Nigeria, in which it acknowledges Imo as the least corrupt state in Nigeria. The same report also indicates that Kogi is the most corrupt state in Nigeria. […]

Massive Ogoni killings is planned by the Nigerian Oil Industry – Says MOSOP

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, has said the Ogoni people are still in danger of state persecution and massive killings by the Nigerian authorities. President of MOSOP, Fegalo Nsuke made the assertion on Sunday when he received the national executives of an Ogoni youth organization, the Alisor Youth Movement of […]

Enyimba lose to Paradou, Rangers hold Nouadhibou

By Victor Okoye Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday fell to a lone goal defeat against Algerian side Paradou AC in their CAF Confederation Cup Group D tie at the Stade Mustapha Tchaker, Blida. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abdelkader Ghorab netted the winning goal for the home team in […]

Judgment: Imo People have emerged victorious – Buhari

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Supreme Court for the `courage and perseverance’ to return Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Imo. The president made the commendation while reacting to Tuesday’s Supreme Court judgment that sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the […]

Insecurity: Katsina govt. bans use of motorcycles

By Zubairu Idris Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has signed an Executive Order restricting the use of  motorcycles and tricycles between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. across the state with effect from Jan. 20. The state Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Alhaji Ahmed El-Marzuq announced this on Wednesday in Katsina. “Section 5, sub […]

Job scam: How teacher defrauded 4 applicants of N855, 000 in 1 year

By Mustapha Yauri A prosecution witness, Insp. Anthony Iliya, told an Upper Area Court in Zuba, FCT that a teacher, Akum-Chukwu Dolibi, defrauded four job seekers of N855,000. The police charged Dolibi, a teacher with the unior Secondary School Zuba, Abuja was charged with Criminal breach of trust and cheating on  July 1, 2019. The offence, […]

Assailants kill journalist in Adamawa

By Yakubu Uba The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has confirmed the death of a journalist, Mr Maxwell Nashan, attacked by unknown assailants. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nashan, a young reporter with Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) FM station, popularly known as Fombina FM in Yola, was found unconscious in […]

U.S., China sign ‘Phase One’ trade deal as tensions ease

(dpa/NAN) The U.S. and China signed a so-called ‘Phase One’ deal on Wednesday thus putting on hold a trade war between the two economic giants but leaves in place massive tariffs on Beijing’s goods while also sidestepping some of the thorniest issues. The trade war has roiled world markets and slowed global growth over the […]

Plan to spend N20bn on National Theatre renovation outrageous – Housing expert

By Perpetua Onuegbu The Housing Development Advocacy Network (HDAN) has described the N20 billion approved by President Muhammadu Buhari through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the renovation of National Art Theatre, Lagos, as “outrageous”. It would be recalled that the Bankers Committee, an umbrella body of CEOs of commercial banks and the CBN […]

Nollywood: A poor finish to an otherwise good decade

By Anita Eboigbe “Why fix what is not broken?” This is the general attitude Nollywood filmmakers seem to show, especially at this point where they think they have cracked the code to getting massive box office viewership. For the industry, the comedy button is not broken, so why fix it? The real question is – […]

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