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The Yielding Fruits Of Ganduje’s Agricultural Revolution By Salihu Tanko Yakasai

Kano is the most populous state in Nigeria. By this standing, it is obvious that the state’s feeding bill is a fat one. Most of these food items are imported despite the state having all the potentials needed to grow

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Igbo Heroes Day Massacre & Wicked Regime Falsehood: The Facts As They Sacredly Are (1)

The Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs); comprising: Anambra State Branch of the Civil Liberties Organization (CLO), Center for Human Rights & Peace Advocacy (CHRPA), Human Rights Club (a project of LRRDC)(HRC), Forum for Justice, Equity & Defense

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Fuel hike: Court halts planned strike as Catholic Church begs labour to have rethink

The National Industrial Court, NIC, has asked the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, to suspend its planned strike, pending the hearing and determination of a suit brought before it by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN.

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Sponsor of Grazing Bill defends proposed legislation, says public outcry unnecessary

The lawmaker, who sponsored the contentious National Grazing Routes and Reserves Bill, Hon. Sunday Karimi has come out to state that many Nigerians who are strongly opposing the proposed legislation have not even read and digested the content. This was

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Availability of petrol can only be guaranteed by new price regime – FG

The Nigerian government on Friday declared that the introduction of a new price regime for Premium Motor Spirit, better known as petrol, has become inevitable in order to halt the crippling fuel scarcity in the country and ensure availability of

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Analyzing Labour demand for N56, 000 new minimum wage: How feasible?

By Nelson Ekujumi   On May 1, 2016, Nigerian workers just like their counterparts all over the world celebrated workers day, which is a day set aside globally for reflections on the working conditions of the worker with a view

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Nigerian Govt Must Stop Rejecting the Naira as a Legal Tender

By SKC Ogbonnia   Section 20 of the CBN Act of 2007 clearly states that the Naira “shall be legal tender in Nigeria at their face value for the payment of any amount.” Yet this law has meant nothing to

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Pressure to dismiss Kachukwu: Group dares Buhari to sack him

From Chuks Collins, Awka   The strain and confusion that have trailed the Petroleum and the Power sectors distribution chain respectively in the country that has seen the worst in the last eight months of Buhari’s administration appear unrelenting.  

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Lawyers seek probe of military involvement in electoral malpractice in Bayelsa

A civil rights organisation, Lawyers in Defence of Democracy, has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria to investigate the alleged role of security agencies, particularly the military “in the whole episode of electoral corruption in Southern Ijaw” during the Bayelsa

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Ikpeazu promises Abians crime-free yuletide

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has promised Abians both at home and those in diaspora who would be visiting home for the yuletide a crime-free celebrations. This is as the governor revealed that the state is going to launch

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Those who said Biafra died in 1970 are cowards – Uwazuruike

Absolves self from factional MOSSOB and pro-Biafra protests, killings   The lingering leadership crisis which has rocked the Movement for the Survival of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) again took to the fore yesterday with the open denial of

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The many faces of slavery and imperialism

The world was recently taken aback by news of a London-based Nigerian doctor, Emmanuel Edet, and his wife who were found guilty of enslaving one Ofonime Sunday Inuk for 24 years. As pathetic as the case is, it is only

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Photo news: Ile Ife people celebrate the Ooni elect, Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Photos by Odeyele Ayodeji Folayele     Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/Globalreporters Follow us on Google + https://plus.google.com/117731974741683419994/posts Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Global-Reporters-Vienna/446110438771047 Subscribe to our You Tube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/globalreporters

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Africa, culture and traditions: Igbos celebrate king of all crops

Photos and video   Written by Uzoma Ahamefule “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without root.” – Marcus Garvey Igbos in Vienna, Austria under the auspices of the Igbo Cultural

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Exposed: Buhari in dangerous moves to take over 3 Niger-Delta oil rich states

President Muhammadu Buhari may be plotting a dangerous game of taking over governments in three key Niger Delta states of Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa, it has been revealed. The objective, sources said, is to muzzle huge financial resources required

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How DSS Compounds & Complicates Nnamdi Kanu’s Detention: From Judicial To Extra-Judicial Captivity

Following torrential calls made to us and concerns expressed by millions of Nigerians, the media and foreign nationals and bodies over the ongoing ordeal of detained Citizen Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Radio Biafra

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Nigeria: Still promising at 55?

Many of us are quite familiar with the axiom that “a fool at forty is a fool forever”, but what about at 55 years? As Nigeria celebrates its 55th year of right to self-determination, it is imperative to reflect on

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Kingship Tussle Divides Delta Community

There are indications that Onicha Olona Kingdom, an agrarian settlement in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State may soon be embroiled in crisis following the tussle over who ascends the kingship stool as the previous occupant had left

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Imo: House Of Assembly Receives Bill To Amend Autonomous Community Law

By Dike Philip The Imo State has become a thing of laughter to neighbouring states as it has seen its traditional institutions dwindle and become a thing of ridicule as several mushroom autonomous communities are granted government waiver of autonomy

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2012 flood: We got N535 million, not N15 billion – Bayelsa State

The Bayelsa State Post Management Committee, has described as lies the allegation by the All Progressives Congress ( APC), that it received N15 billion as donations during the peak of the 2012 flood that devastated the entire state. The committee

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Buhari wants to send Jonathan to prison – Niger-Delta Group

A coalition of Niger-Delta activists under the aegis of Vanguards of Nigeria’s Democracy on Saturday said it has uncovered clandestine moves by President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress to probe the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and send

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Ban on Local Gin: We’ve Trained Our Children from Proceeds of ‘Ogogoro’ Sales – EEU Women

Women in Bomadi Local Government Area, a fishing zone of Delta State, had said that from time immemorial they had deployed the proceeds from the sale of ogogoro, the local gin recently banned by the federal government, into the education

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How criminals killed Benson Ogedegbe in Delta State to chase away soldiers who hunt them

Written by Fejiro Oliver   As Nigerians and journalists search for the true killer of Benson Ogedegbe, the head of vigilante group in Oghara, Ethiope West LGA of Delta State, this reporter has dug out those behind the killing which

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Buhari to accord priority to agriculture, mining sectors

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday pledged that his administration would divert attention from oil to agricultural and mining sectors to create jobs. He pointed out that the problem of unemployment would be addressed since it was among the biggest challenges

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Lagos government closes 24 worship centers over noise pollution

The Lagos State government yesterday disclosed that no fewer than 24 religious places of worship were clamped down last year for contravening the State guidelines on noise pollution. This was as it noted that a new Material Recovery Facility would

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We won’t return to the creeks – Ijaw youths reply Dokubo-Asari

The Ijaw Youth Council (Worldwide), IYC, has dissociated itself from call by an ex-militant leader, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, for Niger Delta militants to return to the creeks as a way of protesting the defeat of President Goodluck Jonathan in the just-concluded

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Boko Haram, military & betrayal: Resist these oligarchys with all you have, or live to regret it

Written by Courtesy Franklin   Opinion – In the evening of yesterday, I got a call from one of my longtime friends who is now a lieutenant with the Nigerian Army and one of the foreign trained counter terrorism officers

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Rivers State, Tonye Princewill and 2015: The Journey Begins

First of all I am pleased to confirm to you all that in the early hours of Friday the 24th of October, 2014; Prince Tonye Princewill received his PDP Nomination and Expression of Interest forms, to contest the Governorship primaries

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Video: Can you speak your mother tongue?

In the face of dying cultures and linguistic genocides in Africa, a little boy born in far away Vienna, Austria taught the world how to count numbers in his mother tongue, Igbo. Meanwhile millions of African children residing in various

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