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Nigerians have failed Nigeria – Obi

Mr. Peter Obi has charged Nigerians to seek divine intervention to tackle the various challenges confronting the country. Speaking at an inter-denominational church service to mark the 53rd Independence anniversary of the country at Women Development Centre, Awka, Governor Obi regretted that Nigerians have failed the country in the way they attend to issues concerning…

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Terrorists bomb 3 banks, kill 4 in Kaduna

Heavily armed gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members yesterday bombed three commercial banks in Saminaka, headquarters of Lere local government area of Kaduna State. Four lives were lost in the attack. Speaking with Saturday Mirror, Kaduna State Police Command spokesman, Aminu Lawan said three security personnel died during the exchange of gun fire with…

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Revenue crisis cripples states

The drop in the monthly revenue allocations by the Federal Government to the 36 states of the federation has affected the finances and smooth-running of various governments. Investigations by Saturday Punch showed that the shortfall in revenue allocation to states by the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee which started three months ago, had disrupted payment of…

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13 feared dead after Kelvin’s arrest

No fewer than 13 persons were feared dead in Wednesday’s bloody clash between the Joint Task Force (JTF) troops and armed youths loyal to kidnap and robbery kingpin Kelvin Prosper Oniarah (aka Ibruvwe) in Kokori, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. Oniarah, who was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Security…

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Jonathan has run economy aground New PDP

The controversy over the state of the nation’s economy continued on Thursday with the faction of the Peoples Democratic Party known as the New PDP accusing the Goodluck Jonathan administration of running the economy aground. It said in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Chukwuemeka Eze, on Thursday, that officially-induced oil theft, dwindling…