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    Airforce Develops Capacity, Remodels Moribund Aircrafts

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    The Nigerian Airforce is building capacity through its research and development mission, to tackle challenges of spare parts acquisition and maintenance of its aircrafts. The effort is already yielding result as the force has successfully refurbished and remodelled some of its aircrafts which are in use in the north east, providing support to ground troops…

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    Conflicting Court Orders Threaten PDP Convention

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    In another twist to the unending leadership conundrum in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), two courts of coordinate jurisdiction yesterday gave divergent rulings on whether or not the party’s national convention slated to hold tomorrow in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, can go on. A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt had yesterday…

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    FG Loses Billions In Skewed NPA Lease Agreements

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    The federal government has over the years lost billions of naira in lease agreements entered into between the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) and some of its concessionaires, LEADERSHIP can report. The exact figure is, however, yet to be arrived at as the new NPA management, led by Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, is still in the…

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    50 Years After, Aguiyi-Ironsi’s Son Speaks On 1966 Coup

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    On this day, 50 years ago, the late General Johnson Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi, Nigeria’s first military head of state, while on official assignment at the Government House, Ibadan, was taken away from his room by a group of soldiers in a coup that led to his death. His then 12-year-old son, Ambassador Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi witnessed how…

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    PDP’ll Win Edo, Ondo — Suswam

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    Secretary of the zoning committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention and former Benue State governor, Rt. Hon Gabriel Suswam, speaks on how the party is working to resolve the crisis in its fold, and reinventing as well as repositioning for victory in forthcoming polls, in this interview with Catherine Agbo Your party…

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    Court Bars Health Workers From Going On Strike

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    Five health unions have been barred from going on strike by the National Industrial Court, pending the determination of the substantive motion before the court. The affected unions are National Health Workers Union; National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives; Senate Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals and Research Institutions and Associated Institutions; Nigerian Union…

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    Govt Must Treat Farmers, Herdsmen Clashes As Serious Issue – Prof Gundu

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    In this interview with catherine agbo, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University (BSU) and lecturer in the department of archaeology, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Prof Zacharys Gundu speaks on the farmers/herdsmen clashes in the country and the recent furore in BSU over fees increment. What’s your take on the recent escalation…

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    Smart Adeyemi’s Defection To APC: The Inside Story

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    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has gone back to the drawing board to restrategise ahead of the Election Petition Tribunal ruling in the Kogi governorship election. Part of the strategy, it was gathered, was last Friday’s announcement by former Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Smart Adeyemi that he had decamped to the APC from…

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