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Niger Delta: Amnesty Office Ups Game Against Insurgency

It's only fair to share...    By Akanimo Sampson | APPARENTLY piqued by the negative impact of violent conflict in the Niger Delta area on the economy of Nigeria, the Presidential Amnesty Office is currently working on a new thematic approach that will make life a bit easier in the volatile oil and gas region.   Nigeria’s economy revolves around ...

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Wike Explodes Again! States Condition for One Nigeria

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson |AMID the cat calls for the restructuring of Nigeria’s defective federalism, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, one of the major oil and gas bearing states in the Niger Delta area, has started speaking on a new Nigeria the Rivers people want.   According to him, ‘’Rivers people are insisting on true federalism ...

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Osinbajo Cuts Nigeria’s Parliament To Size on Budget

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | NIGERIA’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has sparked out a potential debate that could lead to a legislation to govern the budget process in the country, and the powers of the legislators in inserting projects into the appropriation document.   At the moment, the professor of law and former Attorney-General of Lagos State ...

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Wike Bombs NDDC, Says It’s A Political Conduit Pipe

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | GOVERNORS of the oil-bearing states in Nigeria have started to take a critical look at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an interventionist agency promoted to address the obvious socio-economic decay in the oil region.   Member oil-bearing states of the NDDC are- Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, ...

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Aisha denied access to see President Buhari during her recent visit to the UK – Presidency sources [READ]

It's only fair to share...Abba Kyari still the Manipulator-in-chief President Muhammadu Buhari was not allowed to see his wife during her recent visit to the United Kingdom, presidency sources disclosed on Tuesday. In the stunning disclosure, the sources affirmed that the president has been kept away from several of his aides and even those bodyguards who supposedly traveled with him. ...

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Abuja natives threaten to drive out FCT residents, storm National Assembly half naked [VIDEO/PHOTOS]

It's only fair to share...Natives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Tuesday in Abuja protested half-naked to back up their campaign against the government for neglect and marginalization, and threatened a quit notice to all residents to vacate the city.   VIDEO: FCT Natives Protest Naked Over Marginalisation, Threaten To Issue Quit Notice To Residents pic.twitter.com/W0SUABzg9k — Sahara Reporters ...

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ON THE STREET WITH AFP: ARE WOMEN THE CAUSE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE?

It's only fair to share...African Free Press Hits the Streets to Sample The Opinion of Nigerians On Trending Issues. ShareIt's only fair to share...

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WHO Raises Alarm on Abuse Of Elderly People

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson| THE World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday expressed serious concern about the abuse of elderly people around the world. According to the United Nations agency, one in every six older people experience some form of abuse. The figure is higher than previously estimated and predicted to rise as populations age worldwide.   A ...

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US: Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise shot as gunman attacks Republican baseball team

It's only fair to share...Five people were injured on Wednesday, June 14 by what appears to be a “deliberate” attack on a Republican baseball team that was practicing in Alexandria, Virginia, for an upcoming charity game in Washington D.C. -Among those wounded include: Rep. Steve Scalise, the Majority Whip and the third highest-ranking member of the GOP. He suffered a ...

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OIL FIRM CLEARS AIR IN FOREX DEAL

It's only fair to share...An oil firm, Bulk Strategy Reserve Company, says they are not into any foreign exchange deal with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). This is however, contrary to claims from the apex bank that Bulk Strategy Reserve Company which is involved in oil and gas importation, collected $22 million. Secretary of the oil firm, Mr. Bean ...

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