Author Archives: The Citizen

When trillions go to waste – Thisday

The state-owned petroleum corporation is a drain on the economy The recent reports put out by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on its webpage ...

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Breaking the power sector gridlock – Punch

Reports that N110 billion losses were incurred in the first three months of 2019, arising from multiple hitches, highlight the unending chaos in Nigeria’s power sector ...

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CBN’s new impetus for oil palm sector – The Sun

Buoyed by the need to diversify the economy, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has unveiled fresh plans to revive the palm oil sector so that ...

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Attacks on media, observers, INEC mar supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) on Saturday condemned attacks on ad hoc staff, media, observers and other electoral participants during the supplementary polls ...

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Osun guber: Obasanjo congratulates Adeleke over victory at election tribunal

Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said people who are trying to convince the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar not to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Tribunal verdict: I’m still Osun State Governor – Oyetola

Osun state Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has reiterated his commitment to the development of the state, saying nothing will deter him from providing dividends of democracy to every nooks and crannies of the state ...

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Chad President fires Army Chief after Boko Haram kills 23 soldiers

Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead ...

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Kano: PDP tells INEC to declare Abba Yusuf winner of guber re-run

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately declare its candidate, Abba K. Yusuf, as the winner of the Kano governorship election, based on the results of the March 9 polls ...

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David Mark cautions INEC against inconclusive elections

Former Senate President David Mark has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against declaring elections inconclusive, stressing that such development was not healthy for both the electoral body and the society as a whole ...

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Lawan declares interest in senate presidency

The Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has indicated interest to contest for the seat of President of the Senate in the 9th National Assembly. ...

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