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Teach me to fish, please

Two weeks ago, or a little more than that, I was at the midweek service in my church when the testimony of a member was read on the pulpit.

Edwin Clark advises PDP leaders to jettison impunity, imposition culture

Elder Statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to demonstrate lessons learnt from its recent crises by jettisoning impunity and imposition that characterised its previous activities.

PDP behind formation, registration of APDA – Babangida Aliyu

Niger State Governor, Aliyu Babangida, has finally admitted that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was behind the formation and registration of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA).

PDP chairmanship: Raymond Dokpesi woos Edwin Clark, Babangida Aliyu, others

Raymond Dokpesi, the founder of Daar Communications, has intensified lobbies toward winning the support of key PDP leaders in his ambition to become the party’s National Chairman.

Ex-Governor Gbenga Daniel seeks ex-President Obasanjo’s support to become PDP national chairman

An aspirant for the national chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Gbenga Daniel, on Friday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo to seek his support for his ambition.

Restructuring another form of opposition – Femi Adesina

Special adviser media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, has described the ongoing calls for restructuring of the country as another form of opposition.

General Babangida endorses Raymond Dokpesi for PDP chairmanship

Ibrahim Babangida, former military president on Thursday endorsed Raymond Dokpesi for the position of the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Independence Day bombing: Ex-President Jonathan wanted me to implicate Babangida, El-Rufai, Dokpesi – Charles...

“The plot to implicate me by the government was as a result of my refusal to do the bidding of former President Jonathan to implicate Mr. Nasir El-Rufai and General Babangida,” he said.

Clark urges c’ttee on restructuring to consider confab report

Elder Statesman Edwin Clark has called on the 12-man Northern Committee on Restructuring to consider 2014 National Conference Report while considering other previous documents, conferences and position papers.

[email protected]: Secession agitations, conflicts, hate speeches senseless – Babangida

As Nigeria marks her 57th Independence anniversary today, former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), has said those at the forefront of secession, chanting slogan of war and hate speeches are senselessly derailing the nation’s development and unity.

Declaring IPOB a terrorist organization discriminatory – Ohanaeze

The Igbo have voted for the restructuring of Nigeria, saying it is the way out of its problems.

Who is marginalized?

How can anybody contend that a formidable (in every sense of the word) group that is everywhere in the country are marginalized.

Peace, unity germane to Nigeria’s progress – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised Nigerians against breaking the bond of unity and peace existing in the country.
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Sukuk bond part of strategies to islamise Nigeria – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria has opposed the floating of the Sukuk Islamic bond by the Federal Government, alleging it is meant to Islamise the country through the back door.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Sukkuk Bond: Promotion of religious financial policy violates constitution – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria has opposed the floating of the Sukkuk Islamic bond by the Federal Government, insisting that it is part of the ‘agenda’ to Islamise the country through the back door.

Only Buhari can solve Nigeria’s problem now – Akinyemi

Bolaji Akinyemi, former minister of external affairs, says right now, the only person who can solve the problem of Nigeria is President Muhammadu Buhari.

IPOB crisis: Okupe urges Buhari to summon council of state meeting

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to summon an emergency council of state meeting to seek a solution to the security tension in the south-east.

Alhassan and the game of long knives

Those who thought that Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting would be the political funeral for Minister of Women Affairs Aisha Alhassan may have exaggerated her dilemma after all.

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NSE market indicators resume week with 0.01% growth

The market indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed transactions for the week on Monday with a marginal growth of 0.01 per cent, amid cautious trading.
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NPA: 20 ships discharging petrol other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that 20 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Previous administrations spent N8.9 trillion on subsidy in 10 years

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, yesterday, disclosed that N8.9 trillion was spent on fuel subsidy by the Federal Government, mainly by previous administrations, between 2006 and 2015.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

PTF warns against neglect of virus protocols

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Kogi governor sacks revenue board

The board of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) has been sacked with immediate effect.