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Presidency: General Danjuma’s self-defence call shocking, scary

The Presidency on Saturday said the recent call made by a former Minister of Defence, Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), that Nigerians should not rely on security agencies but defend themselves in the face of killings across the country as shocking and scary.

President Buhari challenges varsities on research

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the Nigerian university system on the need to conduct cutting-edge research and analysis in providing solutions to the nation’s development challenges.

Blame passing: The New Year gift to a nation

In the accustomed tradition, I wish the nation less misery in the coming year. A genuine Happy New Year Greeting is probably too extravagant a wish.

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Okada ban: 10, 000 to lose jobs in Anambra – operator

The ban placed on commercial motorcycles (Okada), in Awka and Onitsha from July 1, by the Anambra State Government would put over 10, 000 youths out of jobs in the state.

Ex-militants: We’ll mobilise votes for President Buhari in 2019

Former Niger Delta militants have promised to mobilise votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in his quest to secure another four year mandate to govern Nigeria.

Groundnut production: Governor Ikpeazu sponsors 132 trainees in Onitsha

No fewer than 132 unemployed persons are currently undergoing three-day training in Onitsha, Anambra, on groundnut production, processing and packaging for self-employment.

Bayelsa APC behind Amassoma violence – PDP

The Bayelsa State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state was a band of cultists, mischief-makers and unscrupulous criminal elements, masquerading under the platform of the APC who do not mean well for the state.

UK set to demand EU repayment in Brexit satellite row

Britain was on Thursday set to demand the European Union repay £1 billion ($1.34 billion, 1.14 billion euros) if it is excluded from the Galileo satellite project post-Brexit, according to newspaper reports.