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Arewa Youths Consultative Forum warns Buhari that it will fight any third term bid

NORTHERN pressure group the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against any attempt to perpetuate himself in office with a  third term.

 

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Emirates Airlines has proven with its windowless aeroplane plans that our inability to have aspirations that go beyond immediate personal material rewards is by far our biggest problem as a people

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Just yesterday, I was reading a piece about how the Chinese have warned Nigeria that they will not be proceeding with the Mambilla power project unless we resolve the ongoing legal battles surrounding the facility. Apparently, Nigeria has awarded contracts to numerous contractors over the years and one of them is suing for damages after his contract was unilaterally cancelled

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China warns that it will not proceed with Mambilla power project until all legal battles are resolved

CHINA has warned Nigeria that she has to settle an ongoing legal dispute over the $5.8bn Mambilla power project or it would not provide funds for continuation of the project in furtherance of an agreement entered into by President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

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Fresh comments attributed to Pope Francis suggest that Jesus's body was swapped after crucifixion

POPE Francis has sent shockwaves across Christendom with a reconstructed view about the resurrection saying that he does not believe that Jesus Christ resurrected from the dead in the same body in which he was buried.

 

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Nnamdi Kanu says he is willing to sit down and dialogue in exchange for a referendum

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has offered the federal government an olive branch saying he will be happy to sit down and have a dialogue over his agitation for a breakaway state in exchange for a referendum on self-determination.

 

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Buhari takes time off his London vacation to meet with Archbishop of Canterbury

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has taken time off his two week holiday in the UK to visit the Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Reverend Justin Welby at his official London residence the Lambeth Palace.

 

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Nigeria has second highest number of child brides in the world according to Unicef

NIGERIA is the country with the second highest number of child brides in the world behind India with a scary total of 23m girls forced into marriage as children according to a recent report United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef).

 

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Nigeria should transfer the responsibility for approving mountain top worship centres to the minister of solid minerals

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) As today is a faith holiday in Nigeria with us celebrating Eid el-Maulud, I want to return to this pressing matter of religious capital. No matter how you look at things, it presents Nigeria with the biggest potential source of internal capital for investment. Even if we appoint the most brilliant economist on earth as our finance minister, he or she will never be able to crack the Nigerian economy without tapping into religious finance

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Nigeria needs to cash in on the fact that the world’s last generation of professional miners will soon be all retired

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Nigerians always bemoan the fact that their leaders lack vision but we have to ask ourselves if that is surprising. Someone who assumes office because they are well connected or because they have been a loyal political lackey is not going to suddenly develop vision because they have been sworn-in as governor. What you do not have, you cannot give

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Yoruba Council of Elders advises Osinbajo not to resign despite constant provocations and humiliations

VICE president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has been advised by the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) nor to resign despite the constant undermining of his office by those close to President Muhammadu Buhari known as the kitchen cabal.

 

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