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Hillary Clinton: Biden has ‘great choice’ for running mate to help defeat ‘wannabe authoritarian’

Hillary Clinton in an interview with MSNBC on Sunday praised Joe Biden’s vice presidential search while slamming President Donald Trump as “a wannabe authoritarian.” “This is such a critical election and I think he’s got great choice” Clinton said of the person believed to be in Biden’s final round of consideration, is Sen. Kamala Harris . “We’re up against a wannabe authoritarian who has already hurt our country, our institutions, our rule of law … we just have to…

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Daily Times reorganises as Anosike, chairman, Folio Communications resigns

Mr. Anosike, ex-chairman. By Editor. Daily Times Nigeria Limited, the new brand of the old Daily Times of Nigeria Plc, acquired from the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2004 under President Olusegun Obasanjo by Folio Communications Limited, owners of the new publishing outfit, is set to return to prominence in the Nigeria media industry with the constitution of a new board of directors after the resignation of the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the conglomerate company, Mr….

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Power equation and Igbo President

Undoubtedly, nationalists fought assiduously to extricate Nigeria from the intricate web of colonialism by arousing sentiments, activities and organizational development, all aimed at self-government and emergence of an independent of nation state. Though, the struggle for socio-political and economic cohesion in a heterogeneous Nigeria was, indeed, a herculean task, given the frightening reality that the colonial powers deployed weapons of discord and Machiavellian policy of divide and rule to thwart the nationalists’ mission and perpetuate their imperial presence. This…

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NBA must rescue judiciary from executive stranglehold

The 12th in the series of the S.P.A. Ajibade and Co. business luncheon will hold on November 14, 2019 in Lagos with the theme: “Enforcement of the resolution of civil disputes, the proper forum”. In this interview with the managing partner of the law firm, Dr. Babatunde Ajibade, (SAN), he reviews the achievement of the firm in the business luncheon over the years and the impact it has created in shaping the law and jurisprudence in Nigeria. He also…

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Chief priest’s ill-health stalls yam festival in Oyo community

Ooni of Ife breaking the new yam. By Samuel Alonge The popular annual new yam festival in Eruwa community of Oyo State has been stalled by the ill-health of the aged Oluwo (chief priest) of the community, our correspondent has gathered. The festival, which announces the arrival of the new yam, is usually held in July every year and is one of the major festivals of the community. Local observers informed that it is traditionally forbidden for indigenes of…

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Maurice Iwu remanded in EFCC custody over alleged N1.2b money laundering, to argue for bail today

Prof. Iwu By Editor. A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos before Justice Chuka Austin Obiozor on Thursday, August 8, 2019 remanded in EFCC custody former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Maurice Iwu, pending the hearing and determination of his bail application today.The remand order was made by the judge following the submission by Iwu’s counsel to the court that he has filed an application for bail and the immediate response by EFCC prosecutor that he…

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Investor confidence hinges on rule of law, press freedom- NBA/SBL

Mrs. Ogomudia, (right) vice chairperson planning committee of the conference, Mr. Sheni Adio (SAN), chairman NBA/SBL, Dr. Adeoye Adefulu, chairman, planning committee and Mrs. Fola Akande, council member, at the press conference…. last weekend. By Ibeawuchi Ambs Uwaleke The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Section on Business Law (SBL), will on June 26 to 28 hold its annual business conference at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. This edition, the 13th in the series, will be anchored on the…

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NBC suspends DAAR Communication license, as Dokpesi stages one-man protest at N’Assembly over alleged intimidation

Founder/Chairman Emeritus, DAAR Communication PLC, Dokesi. By Ibeawuchi Ambs Uwaleke The National Broadcasting Commission has suspended the operating license of DAAR Communications operators of AIT and Raypower radio until further notice.The Director General of the NBC Ishaq Modibbo Kawu made the announcement on Thursday evening during a press conference. He accused DAAR communications of repeated violations of the NBC code and failure to pay up its license fee. The DG also pushed back accusations of partisanship and that his…

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FRSC lists challenges faced by road users in Nigeria

FRSC boss, Oyeyemi By Charles Onye, Abakaliki Poor state of roads,absence of roads furniture, poor vehicle maintenance and poor orientation has been identify as some of the challenges facing road users,the federal Road safety commission (FRSC) has said. The zonal commander of zone 9, Assistant Corps Marshal Samuel Obayemi stated this in Abakaliki during the biannual retreat organised by Ebonyi State Command noted that the commission would continue to engage attention in advocacy and public enlightenment to address the…

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12 rescued Thai boys visit UK for ‘pride of Britain’ awards

  The rescued Thai boys. In recognition of a truly inspirational story of strength and survival, Qatar Airways flew the Wild Boars football team from Thailand to London to take part in the ‘Pride of Britain’ 2018 awards ceremony. The group is made of 12 Thai children and their coach who were trapped inside a cave in Thailand for more than two weeks. They were accompanied by two selfless British divers who were at the heart of their cave…

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