Buhari finally agrees to dialogue with Igbo leaders as a means of ending insecurity in the southeast

LABOUR minister Dr Chris Ngige has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted to engage in dialogue with Igbo leaders to help address the ongoing agitations taking place across the southeast geo-political zone.

 

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Rohr finally accepts that Musa is past his best dropping him from squad to face Mexico next month

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has finally come to terms with the fact that skipper Ahmed Musa may be past his best as he excluded him from a list of 22 home-based players called up for a July 3 friendly against Mexico.

 

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As a follow-up to the war on Covid-19, President Buhari should write to the G7 leaders telling them that we have more serious health challenges than coronavirus and this is the course of action he plans to take so will need their support

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[1] 12 specialist hospitals shall be established in Nigeria with two in each geo-political zone. These shall include - Dermatology, optometrics, renal failure, cardialogy, neurology, ear/throat/nose, cancer, Hiv/Aids, orthopedia, rheumatics, tropical diseases and sickle cell anaemia

[2] Pharmaceutical companies will be given 10 year tax holidays if they establish manufacturing facilities in Nigeria

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South East Governors Forum says Ipob does not speak for Igbos with its calls for secession

GOVERNORS of the five state that make up the southeast geo-political zone of Nigeria have distanced themselves from the secessionist group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) saying that it does not speak for the Igbo people.

 

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Buhari insists that his government will not restructure Nigeria saying agitators are ignorant

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has insisted that his administration will not restructure the country despite the ongoing clamour for a return to the federalist arrangement agreed at independence saying all those clamouring for it are naive.

 

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Later today, I expect President Buhari to use the occasion of Fathers Day to announce a series of policy initiatives designed to offer young Nigerian men hope

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[1] There will be free primary and secondary education for every Nigerian child

[2] Our federal government will offer one free meal to all primary school pupils

[3] The federal government will pay a N5,000 monthly stipend to all unemployed school leavers under 24

[4] Every state government will be compelled by law to open at least one vocational training centre in each of Nigeria's 774 local government areas

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Former Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi appointed as Nigerian youth ambassador

FORMER Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi has been appointed by Nigeria's federal government as one of the country's youth ambassadors by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development.

 

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Agriculture ministry refuses to scrap cattle grazing routes saying not all pastoralists can afford ranching

NIGERIA'S agriculture ministry has said that it will proceed with the establishment of grazing routes across the country despite the widespread opposition to the practice because many herdsmen cannot afford to operate ranches.

 

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Blessing Okagbare becomes second fastest sprinter of all time after running 10.63 seconds

NIGERIAN sprint queen Blessing Okagbare has run the second fastest time ever run by a woman in the 100 metres when she romped home in 10.63 seconds at Nigeria's national Olympics trials in Lagos yesterday.

 

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With the 2023 elections looming, our people should only vote for a presidential candidate who comes up with a Vision 2030 programme that looks like this

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[1] We should aim for annual double digit economic growth between 2023 and 2030. If we enjoy 10% growth every year for a decade, it will increase Nigeria's GDP to over $1trn

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