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Nigeria Faults US Report on Rice Importation

http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ By Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja  The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu has faulted a report by the United States Department for Agriculture which suggests that the nation had imported rice to the tune of about three million tonnes, saying it was inconsistent with available facts. Bagudu, whose state …

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Anambra lawmakers dare APGA

 FACTIONAL Speaker of Anambra House of Assembly (ANHA), Mr Ikem Uzoezie, has dismissed his suspension by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as illegal and uninformed. Uzoezie said in Awka on Friday that the leadership of APGA in Anambra did not follow the procedures for suspending party members. It will …

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As Reps, Osinbajo bicker over intervention fund

The Vice President has some explanations to make in the management of NEMA, as it concerns authorisation of N5.8 billion as emergency intervention fund Ndubuisi Orji http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ The House of Representatives is headed for a collision course with the Presidency. The bone of contention is the report of the …

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ASUU strike: My comments not meant to denigrate lecturers –Fayemi

http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ WOLE BALOGIN, ADO EKITI  GOVERNOR of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said his comments in Paris on the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was never meant to denigrate lecturers but rather to engage in constructive debate over issues bordering on the academic …

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BETWEEN AN OLD BUHARIST AND THE NEW BUHARIDEENS

THE PENDULUM http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ BY DELE MOMODU Fellow Nigerians, today’s epistle was inspired last minute by an encounter I had last night with a Buharideen. I had been contemplating what to write about this week when I ran into a staff of Indomie Noodles, the most popular noodle-processing company possibly …

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Appeal Court Uphold Convictions of Dariye, Nyame, Reduce Jail Terms

• Reduces sentences to 10, 12 years respectively •Slams N495m fine on Nyame By Alex Enumah in Abuja The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Friday, reviewed downwards the jail sentences of two former governors, Senator Joshua Dariye of Plateau State and his Taraba counterpart, Reverend Jolly Nyame. The two …

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At Zik Lecture, Mkapa Says Nigeria Not As Corrupt As Projected

http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ •   Saraki seeks commitment to anti-graft war By Charles Ajunwa  in Lagos and David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka Former President of Tanzania, Benjamin Mkapa has said that Nigeria was not as corrupt as being projected by the Western media and other foreign anti-corruption bodies. This is as Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki called …

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UN Interested in Credible Polls in Nigeria, Says Envoy

By Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt The United Nations (UN) Special Representative of the Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has said the UN and the International Community were committed to ensuring that the 2019 general elections in Nigeria were credible. Speaking after a meeting with …

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Buhari Approves New Appointments, Confirms Others

http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ By Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has ratified new appointments into key federal agencies while also confirming those earlier appointed. Among the people whose appointments were confirmed included the Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Adebisi Shonubi, Part- time Chairman, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria(AMCON), Muiz Banire (SAN) …

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Zakzaky must not die a martyr

Whatever we do, Zakzaky must not die a martyr and we must not make another monster out of the Shiites. Clem Aguiyi From some of the reactions I received on my last week episode titled ‘killing the Shiites; in whose interest?’c I thank God I am not being accused of being …

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Bayern opts out of Rodriguez deal

Bayern Munich have reportedly decided that they will allow James Rodriguez to return to Real Madrid at the end of his two-year loan spell. Rodriguez is currently in the second year of his period at the Allianz Arena, with a total of 11 goals coming from 50 appearances in all …

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Baxter ridicules Gov. Okowa’s $25‚000 largesse 

Bafana Bafana do not need financial incentives to motivate them to try to beat Nigeria in today’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at FNB Stadium‚ coach Stuart Baxter has said. Baxter said for Bafana it is about qualifying for Cameroon 2019‚ not cash incentives. “When I started playing football‚ …

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Barca ready to offload Dembele to Reds for £96m 

Barcelona ready to sell Ousmane Dembele to Liverpool provided the merseysiders can come up with £96m.  The winger is facing an uncertain future at the Catalan outfit after a tumultuous start to his life in Spain. Dembele’s debut season at Barcelona was marred by a serious thigh injury which kept him …

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Sanchez clashed with Man U stars after derby loss

There’s claims Alexis Sanchez turned on his teammates after Manchester United’s defeat at Manchester City. The Chilean was instead left on the bench alongside Romelu Lukaku and £50million summer signing Fred, before coming on twenty minutes before the end. The Sun says after the match Sanchez returned to the changing …

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ATP FINALS: Federer slams Zverev over complaints

Roger Federer has told players who complain about burnout to manage their schedules better. The Swiss believes the complete autonomy tennis players enjoy compared to other sports is a ‘massive privilege’, while the lengthy calendar offers more opportunities to lower-ranked players. Alexander Zverev has been a strong critic of the …

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Akwa Ibom: Economic Evolution Through Industrialisation

By Lekan Babalola http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ Industrialisation is the process by which an economy moves from primarily agrarian production to mass-produced, technologically advanced goods and services. This phase is characterised by exponential leaps in productivity, shifts from rural to urban labour, and increased standards of living. By typical measurements, such as …

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Why Buhari Is Getting It Right on Projects

By Dan Ochonma When you’re fighting corruption that has got as close as being the face and very definition of your administration as President Muhammadu Buhari has done over the last three and half years, it becomes difficult to escape the sharpened knives of critics on the way and manner …

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Do They Still Believe Lies That Buhari Hates Christians?

SATURDAY PERSPECTIVE  By Sharon Faliya Cham In 1999, not long after Obasanjo became President, some people in Odi, Bayelsa State murdered some Mobile Policemen sent there on a peacekeeping mission. The then President Olusegun Obasanjo, a Christian, didn’t waste time in ordering heavily armed soldiers to go there and wipe …

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FCT and the Health Sector

The Ministry of the FCT is the institutional agency charged by the federal government to provide services to the residents of the federal capital in all the sectorial areas of human developments.  The ministry has made tremendous impacts on the residents of Abuja through the provision of qualitative services, regulations …

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Faith  Morey Goes Topless to Reignite Interest

SUPER SATURDAY   Ex model, Faith Morey excites her fans with scintillating pictures revealing voluptious portions of her endowments, writes Ferdinand Ekechukwu There’s something about her many sultry images online that leaves you to the imagination of her as transgender. Maybe for her incredibly sculptured body, but one can arguably say …

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