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The Role of Humanities In National Greatness

Presidential Aspirant of the Social Democratic Party(SDP), a second republic Senator,Prof Iyorwuese Hagher, who served as Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Mexico and High Commissioner to Canada delivered the Eminent Persons Lecture at the University of Nigeria Nsukka Tuesday. INTRODUCTION It is a rare privilege, an honour and pleasure to be here today …

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NNPC signs $2.8bn Contracts for 614km Gas Pipeline

By Tony Obiechina Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has signed contracts for engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and financing for 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline and Stations. NNPC spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, made this known in a statement in Abuja. He said the AKK Gas Pipeline and Stations Project comprised Lots …

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INEC Chairman, Prof. Yakubu rules out e-voting in 2019

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said, there will be no e-voting in 2019. Speaking yesterday in Abuja at the end of a three-day International Conference of Election Management Bodies (EMBs) in West and Southern African countries in Abuja, themed ‘Opportunities and Challenges …

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APC National Chairman, Oyegun, denies plan to elongate tenure

The National chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), John Oyegun, on Monday denied planning to secure tenure elongation. Full speech “Mr. President, Your Excellencies, it is my pleasure to welcome you and all members of the National Executive Committee of our party to this important meeting. Members will recall that …

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NEMA BOARD SUSPENDS SIX TOP DIRECTORS

The Board of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has suspended six directors of the agency indefinitely.   The suspension of the affected officials by the newly-inaugurated board was in connection with the ongoing probe of the finances of NEMA by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The financial …

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NAHCON Extends Deadline for Hajj Registration

National Hajj Commission of Nigeria ( NAHCON) has extended the deadline for registration of intending pilgrims for Hajj 2018. Recall that the commission had earlier fixed March 31 as the deadline for registration. A statement signed by Fatima Mustapha, indicate said following the town hall meetings held to sensitise intending …

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Senate Initiates 2 Bills To Fight Drug Abuse

By Ateko Usman-Ejima As an outcome of the round-table convened by the President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, in December last year in Kano on the rising drug abuse in the country, the Senate has developed two draft bills for legislation to tackle the menace. The proposed bills …

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Serbia panic over physical Eagles

Nigeria national football team players pose prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match between Nigeria and Cameroon at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, southern Nigeria, on September 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI Festus Abu Serbia coach Mladena Krstajic says  his team will …

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