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By John Nnia Nwodo Jnr -- I am grateful to Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation, Ford Foundation and OSIWA - the co-sponsors of this event -- for your kind invitation. I commend your foresight in convening this conference, the first major...
More towns in Adamawa State have fallen to the Boko Haram insurgents seeking to establish an Islamic caliphate in north-east Nigeria. The latest to fall is Mubi, hometown of Nigeria's chief of defence staff, Alex Badeh. Scores of people...
After enduring more than a year of intense pressure, the Central of Bank of Nigeria has officially devalued the naira with effect from June 20. The naira's value will now be determined by market forces, CBN governor Godwin Emefiele said...
Local government elections will no longer be conducted in the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on March 19. According to Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the polls have been shifted to April 9, 2016. Resident...
Violent protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, United States, after a jury freed a police officer that killed a black teen, Brown. Shops, cars and houses have been set ablaze. At least one person has died.
By FRIDAY ENAPE/Truenews.ng The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) will work together for the introduction of a single-window platform that would enable all regulatory agencies at the ports to...
For calling for the postponement of the February polls in Nigeria, the national security adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, has come under attack from the opposition APC and many other Nigerians. The NSA made the comment at an event in...
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Tuesday announced the minimum cut-off marks for admission into Nigeria’s tertiary institutions: 120 for universities, 100 for polytechnics and colleges of education, and 110 for innovative enterprises institutes. In recent years, the cut-off...
After more than 17 years, the first part of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) has been passed by the Nigerian Senate. Entitled “Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) 2017”, the bill hopes to take care of the governance aspect of...
If the conditions appear right for me to vote in 2019, I will be going to the polling booth with one of my children. The “millennials” – those born at the turn of the last millennium or the beginning...

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