Edo: All Hail Oba Erediauwa

The Ritual Journey from Uselu signals the coronation of crown Prince, His Royal Highness (Amb.) Eheneden Erediauwa,  as the new Oba of Benin Kingdom By Walid Ogunseri /Benin City Penultimate Saturday, October 8th, Eheneden Eradiauwa, the Crown Prince of Benin kingdom left his palace at Uselu  and was escorted by Chiefs from the Uselu Community to Benin Kingdom ancestorial home of the Oba of Benin. The Source learnt  that immediately he left  the Edaiken Palace, the Ugha was closed and may not be inhabited again until a new Edaiken is…

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End of the Road

Tears of joy in Abia state as the  police parades 24 criminals, including a 26 year old man who raped and killed a grand mother in  Umuahia By Stan Nwachukwu /Umuahia The Police in Abia state penultimate week paraded suspected suspects alleged to have committed various crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping,  burglary, murder to rape among others. The  large number of suspects paraded was an indication that criminals and kidnappers who were hitherto flushed out in the state in 2012 by operatives of the Joint Task Force, JTF, when…

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Aisha Buhari: The Inside Story of An Unsettling Spat

The public spat between President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha throws  up shocking revelations By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The dust raised by Aisha Buhari’s unexpected outburst about her husband in the foreign media  and the President’s stinging response, is far from settling. Political analysts, credible party  and Aso Rock sources have spoken of disturbing theories that could have given vent to the Buhari-wife spat. There is the Tinubu angle to the exchange of darts between the President and the First Lady. It has been alleged that Mrs Buhari played a…

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New Deal

Popular dating and social networking, app, enters into a marriage of convenience with Newseveryhour, an online medium By Akinwale Kasali Over the years, Palmchat, a popular dating and social networking app has been able to carve a niche for itself. The platform has given room for thousands of Nigerians, both adults and youths alike, to network and build  relationships either on a business, platonic or intimate level. In a bid to further spread its tentacles, the networking platform has entered an agreement with viral entertainment cum human interest online tabloid,…

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Worrisome Exit

Two Airlines indicate intentions to exit the Nigerian Airspace By Uche Mbah Even with the Central Bank of Nigeria granting concession to foreign airlines on access to foreign exchange stating that it will give room for airlines to clear the backlog of unmerited funds in various banks in Nigeria, two airlines, Emirate Airlines and ’Kenya Airways have given notice of discontinuation of services to the Abuja Airport. Emirates said it would end flights operations effective October 22. Emirates wrote to the Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, over its…

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Paradigm Shift

President Muhammadu Buhari calls for patronage of made in Nigeria goods as solution to the nation’s economic woes By Oji Odu Amidst overdependence by the country on foreign goods and harsh economic conditions, President Mohammadu Buhari, on Monday, October 11, 2016, said that in line with his desire to guide Nigeria into becoming an export oriented economy, his administration is working towards the improvement of patronage of locally made goods as well as enhance access to finance for Small and Medium Scale Enterprises. The President who made this known at…

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Buhari: You Have Nothing To Offer

By Ehi Ekhator Since President Muhammadu Buhari came into power in June 29th, 2015, Nigeria has kept on moving back ward with no single stride forward. It is presently obvious that the present administration has nothing to offer and no answer for the lingering financial situation confronting the nation and her citizens. Nigerian leaders have turned the nation to a motion picture theater where they imply themselves the film directors and the viewers are only powerless in having a say on the result of the outcome. Clearly President Buhari is exceptionally confounded…

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No To Silent Killers

Environmentalists campaign to sensitise the public on the need to protect and preserve the climate By Akinwale Kasali The vociferous voices could be heard miles away. The serene environment at Chevron Drive on Lekki-Epe Expressway witnessed a mammoth crowd of protesters who thronged the Chevron Headquarters to show their displeasure over the excessive pollution caused by the oil multinational companies to the detriment of Nigerians. The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoEN) with other environmental groups and Civil Society groups joined hundreds of groups globally to demand that delegates…

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