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The Eight Great Powers of 2017

The Eight Great Powers of 2017

1. The United States of America No surprise here: as it has for the last century, the United States remains the most powerful country on earth. America’s dynamic economy, its constitutional stability (even as we watch the Age of Trump unfold), its deep bench of strong allies and partners (including 5 of the...

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Police May Have Nabbed Wrong Man in Berlin Market Attack, German Prosecutor Says

Police May Have Nabbed Wrong Man in Berlin Market Attack, German Prosecutor Says

The German federal prosecutor’s office says the man detained after a Christmas market attack that killed 12 people in Berlin may not be responsible for the slaughter, raising the prospect that other suspects may still be at large. Attorney General Peter Frank told reporters this morning that officials must ...

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Arik Air Releases Statement following Disruption of its Operations by Protesting Staff

Arik Air Releases Statement following Disruption of its Operations by Protesting Staff

Following the disruption of its operations by a group of people under the aegis of United Labour Congress (ULC) over unpaid salaries, the management of Arik Air has released a statement. The Airline claimed that “the aviation unions under the aegis of National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (N...

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Putin Lashes Out At Obama

Putin Lashes Out At Obama

Putin has had enough of the relentless barrage of US accusations that he, personally, “hacked the US presidential election.” The Russian president’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said on Friday that the US must either stop accusing Russia of meddling in its elections or prove it. Peskov said it was “indec...

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China Seizes A U.S. Navy Unmanned Underwater Drone

China Seizes A U.S. Navy Unmanned Underwater Drone

China said Saturday that its military seized a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater glider in the South China Sea to ensure the “safe navigation of passing ships,” in one of the most serious incidents between the two militaries in years. The Chinese navy on Thursday seized the drone, which the Pentagon s...

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Something’s Wrong !!!

Something’s Wrong !!!

I’’ve seen youths that are so visionary, proclaiming the future leadership of Nigeria and fervently committed to making it a better place. It is lamentable that leaders of contemporary Nigeria are now aversive to stealing millions of Naira. You surprisingly become a celebrity when you embezzle billions...

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The Messenger KILLED!

The Messenger KILLED!

Eighteen years ago, on November 10, 1995, “the military junta of late General Sanni Abacha, via a military tribunal, sentenced to death by hanging, Mr. Ken Saro Wiwa and nine other Ogoni activists over their struggle against deprivation and environmental damages meted their ancestral land and heritage. This ...

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Transcript Of The House Committee Hearing On Stella Oduah’s Armoured Car Purchase Scandal

Transcript Of The House Committee Hearing On Stella Oduah’s Armoured Car Purchase Scandal

The House of Representatives committee on Aviation, concluded hearing on the purchase of two armoured cars for the aviation minister, Stella Oduah, for N255 million. The hearing was adjourned from Wednesday, 30th of October, to allow the aviation Minister attend. The minister was expected at the Wednesday hea...

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Chizy’s Spyware Magazine, “Uptown Girl”

Chizy’s Spyware Magazine, “Uptown Girl”

In preparation for the next edition of Chizy’s Spyware Magazine which will be available in Nigeria, and launched in UK and US stores, here is an online editorial to give you a taste of what to expect from our first international edition which will be released soon. In this editorial set in an 18th centu...

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GOSPEL SINGER PAYS TRIBUTE TO KENYA SHOOTING VICTIMS (Video)

GOSPEL SINGER PAYS TRIBUTE TO KENYA SHOOTING VICTIMS (Video)

UK’€™s Sam Adebanjo debuts “€˜Prayer for Africa“€™.UNITED KINGDOM -€“ As the world continues to mourn the loss of more than 70 people killed in a mass shooting in Nairobi, gospel musician Sam Adebanjo is paying tribute with “€œPrayer for Africa“.The song is written by...

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TO THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS (NANS)

TO THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS (NANS)

By Kazeem Bolarinwa From the inception of this strike, it’s my consistent belief that if NANS happened not to have been “financially impressed” to remain dormant on this issue, I’m utterly sure that a substantial or rather commendable action would have been taken to suppress the threat...

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Holy Matrimony Between Oluwatosin Emmanuel Adeoti And Oluwafisayomi Mary Ojukaja

 About To Wed, On Saturday, 5th Of October, 2013. Oluwatosin Emmanuel Adeoti, of Celebrity Gist (@CelebrityGist_1), is set to join hands in Holy matrimony with beautiful Oluwafisayomi Mary Ojukaja, couple pictured below. Emmanuel Says –  “just like the shooting star which is said to make all y...

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Anambra governorship race: Nwoye is PDP’s candidate – Tukur

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, said in Abuja on Monday that Tony Nwoye is the party’s candidate for the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election. Tukur said this when he received the report of the party’s primaries from the Chairman of the five-man ...

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Iyanya sends out disclaimer against Facebook fraudsters

By Citizens platform Nigerian musician Inyanya has released a statement disclaiming reports of fraud by someone claiming to be him on Facebook. Inyanya through his Twitter handle stated on Monday “I have through the PR Company representing me sent an official disclaimer on recent report of fraud by someone ...

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Terrorism: Lebanese, Indian detained for taking pictures

The police in Abuja on Saturday arrested and temporarily detained  two foreigners for suspected terrorism. The two foreigners, a Lebanese and an Indian were arrested for taking photographs of strategic public facilities while driving in a car. The Indian was driving while his Lebanese counterpart was taking ...

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Atiku proposes ways to Nigeria’s greatness

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has warned that Nigeria is at a crossroads but that the road to continued mediocrity is not an option if the country must attain the desired greatness. The former Vice President made the statement at the showcase session of Nigerian Bar Association Annual General Conferenc...

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BREAKING NEWS: President Jonathan Sacks Youth Development Minister

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has terminated the appointment of the Youth Minister, Mr. Inuwa Abdulkadir today. According to a statement released to the Media by the Secretary to the Federal Government, Anyim Pius Anyim in Abuja today, reason(s) for the termination of Abdulkadir’s sack as the Youth Mini...

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Benefits of power privatization to manifest soon – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan said Monday in Abuja with the successful conclusion of the sale of the country’s power generation and distribution companies, Nigerians will soon begin to enjoy the positive benefits of the privatization of the sector. A statement issued by his media aide, Dr. Reuben Abati, said ...

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FG set to revive national shipping carriers

The Federal Government has said it is ready to grant approval to indigenous shipping firms to export crude oil and stem the nation’s huge capital flight. This is coming 17 years after the liquidation of the Nigerian National Shipping Line, which paved the way for only foreign marine tankers to move the nati...

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Jonathan sacks Minister of Youth Development

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday relieved Alhaji Inuwa Abdul-kadir of his appointment as Minister of Youth Development. According to a statement from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, the President’s directive takes immediate effect. The statemen...

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Minister of Youth Development sacked

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday sacked the Minister of Youth Development, Inuwa Abdul-Kadir, from the cabinet. The statement entitled: “Termination of the appointment of the Honourable Minister of Youth Development” reads: “His Excellency Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR President and Commander ...

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Andy Uba not our candidate for Anambra Guber polls -PDP

Andy Uba By Citizens Platform The just concluded primaries in Anambra state that threw up 2 candidates has been resolved by the party’s hierarchy. The PDP national chairman, Bamanga Tukur, stated this in Abuja on Monday while receiving the report of the party’s electoral panel chaired by Governor Ibrahim ...

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Nigeria to earn N320bn from digital broadcasting

The Chairman, Fatora Consult Limited, Mr. Edward Amana, has said the country can earn $ 2bn (N320bn) revenue from digital broadcasting if properly managed.  He said this in Abuja as a guest lecturer at the third anniversary of the Nigerian Television Authority/Startimes TV Joint Venture. Under the auspices o...

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APC to establish state harmonization committees in 36 states

By Citizens platform In an effort to regulate the activities of the party across the country, the National Interim Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has approved the establishment of State Harmonisation Committees in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. According to a stat...

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Dangote wants govt to export petroleum products

The President/Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has urged the government to begin the production of petroleum products for export as part of strategies to diversify the nation’s export base. He made the call in a keynote address he presented at the 9th All Nigerian Editors’ Con...

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Rivers PDP Expels 18 Members Loyal to Gov. Amaechi

The River Sate Chapter of People Democratic Party, Monday, lived up to its billing by expelling eighteen members of the party, loyal to Gov. Rotimi Amaechi.The party cited failure without any justifiable reason to submit themselves before the performance evaluation committee of the party as rationale for thei...

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No-work, no-pay threat won’t stop our strike –ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday said the threat to implement a ‘No-work-No- Pay’ policy by the Federal Government would not stop the ongoing strike embarked upon by university teachers throughout the country. The union in a press release titled; “ASUU on government threat of No...

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Keshi refutes racial comment to Malawi coach.

by Citizens Platform Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has deflected rumours of a clash with Malawi coach Tom Sainfelt, over an alleged racial comment. Keshi played down the supposed feud by insisting that he meant any harm, other than defending Nigerian interests. “I have nothing against Sainflet, he ...

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NSCDC discovers illegal ‘oil wells’ in two houses

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, over the weekend, sealed up two houses and arrested eight suspects, including the landlords of the houses, for allegedly digging oil wells in their compounds. The houses which have wells supplying petrol rather than water are located in Animatu Ilo Street, ...

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Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal fans have been “brainwashed”

LONDON (AFP) Arsenal fans have been “brainwashed” says Arsene Wenger, going by the constant negativity surrounding his team. Wenger came under fire from large sections of the Emirates Stadium crowd following Arsenal’s 3-1 defeat against Aston Villa on the opening day of the season. That barrage of abus...

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Rivers PDP expels Amaechi loyalists

The state working Committee of Rivers State branch of PDP has expelled 14 Commissioners and other top officials  in a move seen as a ploy to prevent  those loyal to Governor Rotimi Amaechi from attending the National Convention of the party this weekend. The immediate past Deputy National Chairman of the Pa...

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Infighting Tearing Ogun APC Apart

The supremacy battle between Governor of Ogun State, Sentaor Ibikunle Amosun and Chief Olusegun Osoba, a former governor of the state and kingmaker in the All Progressive Congress (APC) is already giving party members in the state and the federation a cause for concern. It is their belief that if nothing is d...

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2015: Members and supporters of APC will have no regret – Okorocha

Governor  Rochas Okorocha has said that all those who will join All Progressive Congress (APC) and supporters of the party in 2015 election will not regret their actions. Governor Okorocha who stated this at the APC rally in Awka, Anambra state capital said that a decision to join APC is one in the right dir...

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Have we crossed the Rubicon?

Contrary to the gloomy picture initially painted by the Roundtable of Distribution Companies (the Disco Roundtable) 13 of the 15 preferred bidders for the distribution (Discos) and Generation (Gencos) companies finally met the deadline for the payment of the balance of 75 per cent of their bid price for the u...

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APC Sets up State Interim Committees

The National Interim Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the approval of the establishment of State Harmonisation Committees (SHC), in a bid to avoid creating a vacuum and also to regulate the activities of the party at the state level and the Federal Capital Territory (FC...

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