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The Peoples Democratic Congress and the All Progressives Party

By ‘Fisayo Soyombo THERE has never been a time in Nigeria’s political history when the party affiliations of leading politicians were this difficult to place....

He will soon become a ‘saint’: Nigerians react to Akpabio’s rumoured defection to APC

IF all the reports on social media, including those from presidential sources, are anything to go by, Godswill Akpabio, former Governor of Akwa Ibom...

Akwa Ibom spends billions on white elephant projects, while its education system rots away

This is the sixth and the concluding part of a six-part series by Cletus Ukpong on how corruption, poor budget planning and implementation, and outright...
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INVESTIGATION: Dehumanised and demoralised, unpaid teachers dying in droves in Akwa Ibom

This is the third in a six-part series by CLETUS UKPONG on how corruption, poor planning, shoddy policy implementation, and outright neglect led to...

FILE: Mantu, Akpabio, Tope Aluko…politicians who’ve confessed to rigging on TV

  Senator Ibrahim Mantu, former Deputy Senate President, is no ordinary politician. He is "born-again". He laid claim to this in September and said he...

EFCC investigates ‘new-generation bank’ over N1.4bn gift from Akpabio

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has written to a "new-generation" bank to explain the N1.4 billion gift it received from Godswill Akpabio,...
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The Politics Of State Robbery In Nigeria

By Chido Onumah Late last month, as a section of the country awaited the triumphant return of James Ibori, an ex-governor of Delta State, who...

PDP Senators Walk Out Of Plenary As Ondo Lawmaker Defects To APC

A drama of sorts played out on the floor of the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday when one of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmakers from Ondo State announced that he was defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

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$1.32m fraud: Lawyer’s absence stalls arraignment of Senatorial candidate

THE absence of the defense counsel has stalled the arraignment of the Kano Central Senatorial candidate of the All...

NCDC warns of high risk of Lassa fever transmission

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that the country is at a very high risk of increased...

Countries not prepared for future pandemics — IFRC

THE International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said another pandemic might be around...

NRC to resume Abuja-Kaduna railway operations

THE Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has said services along the Abuja-Kaduna rail lines would resume on Tuesday, January 31. The...

Fallen container: Sanwo-Olu orders probe

LAGOS State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered a thorough investigation into the fallen container incident that led to the...
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Here are 11 Nigerian firms, contractors blacklisted by World Bank in 2022

The World Bank blacklisted at least, 11 Nigerian firms...

Naira redesign: Nigerians abroad have nowhere to exchange old banknotes

NIGERIANS in the Diaspora have been excluded from the...

How Aguiyi-Ironsi was killed – Sani Bello, former ADC

SANI Bello, the aide-de-camp (ADC) to Nigeria's first military...

Ballot or bullet: Inside South-East Nigeria, ahead of 2023 election

DATELINE: Enugu, South-East Nigeria, Monday, January 9, 2023. It...

Death sentence on man who stole N57,000 – What does the law say?

THE decision of an Ikeja Special Offences Court presided...
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