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Orji Uzor Kalu tipped to become senate majority leader as APC looks to compensate southeast

FORMER Abia State governor Senator Orji Uzor Kalu is being tipped to become either the next majority leader or chief whip of the senate in a bid to compensate the southeast geo-political zone for losing out on key National Assembly leadership positions.

 

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Super Falcons coach attributes yesterday's victory over South Korea to improved discipline

SUPER Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby has attributed yesterday's 2-0 victory over South Korea in the ongoing Fifa Women's World Cup to an improvement in discipline as his wards played together as a unit better than they did in their first match.

 

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First ever African Cultural Gala Night to hold in London on October 19

Cultural icon and celebrity talking drummer Ayan De First is to host the first-ever African Cultural Gala Night (ACGN) at the Palm Hotel in London on Saturday October 19 2019.

 

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Our perpetual dependence on crude oil is setting us up for a catastrophe of biblical proportions

 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Later today, Norway’s Parliament is expected to approve plans by the government’s $1trn to divest from all oil and gas exploration companies. This is part of a radical programme to signify that Norway as a country is moving away from fossil fuels and is firmly in the clean energy camp

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Ondo women use Democracy Day to demand that post of deputy governor be zoned to them

WOMEN'S campaign group the Association of Female Politicians in Ondo State has used the occasion of Democracy Day to call on all political parties in the state to zone the position of deputy governor to them come the 2020 gubernatorial elections.

 

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Buhari renames National Stadium after Moshood Abiola in his Democracy Day speech

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the National Stadium Abuja the Moshood Abiola Stadium as part of Nigeria's ongoing Democracy Day celebrations that have seen him host several world leaders in Abuja.

 

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Fulani herdsman arrested in Akure following failed attempt to kidnap traditional ruler

MEN of the Ondo State Police Command have arrested one Fulani herdsman who was part of a gang of kidnappers who tried to abduct the traditional ruler Osi  in the Akure North Local Government Area of the state Oba David Olajide.

 

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Inec says it will appeal against court judgement which ordered it to issue Rochas with certificate of return

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has said it will appeal a recent high court decision which compelled it to issue a certificate to former Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha as the duly elected senator representing Imo West.

 

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Ohaneze Ndigbo says National Assembly leadership elections were an orchestrated gang-up against Igbos

PAN-Igbo cultural organisation Ohaneze Ndigbo has described yesterday's National Assembly elections as an orchestrated gang up against the southeast geopolitical zone after none of its lawmakers were elected into leadership positions.

 

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10 things any serious nation must have if it wants to be respected internationally

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) The capacity to manufacture its own military hardware. There is simply no way you can provide security within your borders if you have to buy equipment on the international market. It is totally impossible to get the equipment you want at the price you want, in the specifications you want, at thetime you want and in the quantities you want if you do not have a domestic manufacturing capability 

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