Ethnic Nationalities Defence Organisation formed to counter thereat from Fulani cattle herdsmen

SEVERAL regional associations across Nigeria have come together to form a body known as Ethnic Nationalities Defence Organisation (Endo) with a mandate to protect their communities against attacks by Fulani cattle herdsmen.

 

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Buhari congratulates Super Falcons after their win Wafu women's football tournament

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super falcons for winning their first ever West African Football Union (Wafu) trophy following their victory over hosts Ivory Coast in a penalty shootout over the weekend.

 

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Infrastructural development without maintenance is tantamount to a waste of time 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) One thing we always complain about in Nigeria is the lack of infrastructure like roads, railway networks, power plants, water works, functioning hospitals, etc. It is very true that there is a scarcity of such facilities but alas, it is only half the story as maintenance is also a major issue 

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Government ministers engage services of international PR firm to counter Atiku's offensive

FEDERAL government ministers have acquired the services of an image-laundering and lobbying firm with offices in the UK and US to undertake outreach and relationship building with various stakeholders.

 

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Nigeria's Federal Inland Revenue Service to introduce value added tax on online transactions

ONLINE purchases in Nigeria will now be subject to value added tax (Vat) after the Federal Inland Revenue Service (Firs) announced that electronic transactions will now attract charges for goods and services.

 

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Benin airport gets upgrade as aviation minister installs night landing equipment there

AVIATION authorities has upgraded the airport at the Edo State capital Benin by installing night landing facilities so aircraft can operate from there 24 hours a day in response to growing passenger volume.

 

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Atiku demands N500m and a written apology from Lauretta Onochie for questioning his integrity

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has demanded N500m ($1.38m) and a written apology from President Muhammadu Buhari's aide Lauretta Onochie for questioning his integrity by claiming that he was on an international watch-list for fraud.

 

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Manchester United fans want club to sign Wilfred Ndidi ahead of the forthcoming season

MANCHESTER United fans have asked the club's management to sign Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi from Leicester City ahead of the forthcoming 2019/20 season to enable them mount a serious challenge for the English Premier League.

 

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Nigeria is suffering from a chronic case of an Alarming Inability to Dialogue Sensibly (Aids)

Nigeria is suffering from a chronic case of an Alarming Inability to Dialogue Sensibly (Aids)

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) No matter how you dissect Nigeria’s problems, it will always come down to the fact that we are not productive enough. Basically, we do not produce enough goods and services to cater for the needs of 180m people. Our gross domestic product of $375bn and annual budget of $28.8bn only meet about one tenth of our collective needs

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Inec fights back against Okorocha's suit demanding he be given a certificate of return

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has urged the federal high court in Abuja to dismiss the suit filed by the Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha demanding that he be given a certificate of return immediately.

 

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