Author Archives: The Citizen

Fed Govt must not ignore ethnic grievances – Obasanjo warns

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the government must give listening ears to the complaints from all regions of the country. The former President said ...

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Gov. Ugwuanyi moves to boost water supply in Enugu

Rising from a 9-hour State Executive Council meeting, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State yesterday announced its plans to ensure adequate water ...

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Vote your conscience in 2019 – Tinubu tells Nigerians

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Nigerians to resist all appeals to ”unthinking passions and old prejudices” and instead follow their conscience in picking their next crop ...

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Osinbajo, governors meet to resolve herders, farmers clashes

The National Economic Council (NEC) has constituted a working committee of nine governors, with the Vice President as chairman, to resolve herders and farmers clashes ...

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Herdsmen killings: Benue crisis may get out of control – Sultan warns

The Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, has queried the competence of the security agencies and their inability to stop the attacks and killings by herdsmen in Benue State ...

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At last, Reps pass Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

At last, the House of Representatives, yesterday, passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, PIGB, which provides for the governance and institutional framework for the petroleum industry and for other related matters ...

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2019 election timetable: Buhari praises Jonathan for 2015 violent-free polls

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally reacted to the release of the 2019 election timetable and schedule of activities by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, warning actors in the political space against ...

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Saraki swears-in Umeh as Anambra Central senator

The Senate has sworn-in Chief Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as the member representing Anambra Central Senatorial District. The swearing-in, which ...

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The Economist magazine disowns publication on Buhari

The Economist, a London-based newsmagazine, has disowned a publication which claimed that Nigerians had shown an unprecedented level of patience with President Muhammadu Buhari. The ...

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JAMB directs institutions to end 2017 admissions by Jan. 25

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Thursday directed all tertiary institutions to end their 2017 admission by January 25. The Board’s Head of ...

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