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Akintoye, Gani Adams seek regionalism as way forward for Nigeria

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A foremost African historian, Prof. Banji Akintoye and the National Coordinator of Odua Peoples Congress (OPC), Gani Adams, yesterday urged Nigerians leaders to reconsider regionalism as the best arrangement for the country. Their admonition followed increasing calls for restructuring anchored on true federalism.In separate interviews with The Guardian, they said ...

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Nigerians must feel impact of exiting recession, says Buhari

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“Until coming out of recession translates into meaningful improvement in people’s lives, our work cannot be said to be done.’’With these words yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that despite the claim by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that the country has exited recession, the real impact would be better ...

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US Threatens To Bar Nigerian Airlines

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Nigerian airlines have been threatened and might be banned from entering US following new security concerns. The United States federal aviation administration has warned Nigerian airlines to resolve specified security issues within 65 days or risk being barred from flying to its country. This came after a team of US ...

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Nigerian Veteran Juju Maestro, General Prince Adekunle Dies at 72

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The famous ‘Juju’ musician, Adeyinka Adekunle, popularly called General Prince Adekunle is dead, a family source has revealed. Juju maestro, General Prince Adekunle, has died in the early hours of Saturday. The veteran musician had been reportedly ill for a while and had been out of circulation, it was gathered. ...

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Farmers, sellers give reason for cost of yam

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Most yam farmers and sellers in Benin have observed that the cost of the produce is not connected with the recent approval given by the Federal Government for yam export. In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Benin, they noted that beside the high ...

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Saudi hails ‘smooth’ Mecca hajj after 2015 stampede

Saudi hails ‘smooth’ Mecca hajj after 2015 stampede

Muslim pilgrims, some holding umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun, head to take part in the symbolic stoning of the devil at the Jamarat Bridge in Mina, near Mecca, which marks the final major rite of the hajj on September 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / KARIM SAHIB Saudi ...

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Meet the Man Appointed as New Lagos State Police Commissioner

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Controversy over the appointment of a new commissioner of Police in Lagos has finally been settled as Mr Imohimi resumes duties as Lagos Police boss. Mr Edgal Imohimi on Thursday assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State, spokesman for the Command, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, has ...

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