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NPO proscribes beat associations

The Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO), has expressed worry over the proliferation of beat associations and has proscribed it in the industry. The NPO, comprises of the

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Consumer Watch: A place that makes you plan ahead

Items                      Prices Basket of Tomatoes                        N15,500 – N25,000 A bag

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Abia community laments deplorable condition of roads in the area

By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE people of Etiti-Ohazu autonomous community in Aba South Local Government Area of Abia State have lamented the condition of roads in the

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Ex-ALGON Chair wants Asaba Airport contract revoked

By Festus Ahon IMMEDIATE past Chairman of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, in Delta State, Sir Constantine Ikpokpo, yesterday, decried the poor state

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Muazu didn’t leave N9bn in PDP’s account, says ex-National Treasurer

By Dirirsu Yakubu ABUJA—Against the backdrop of the allegation that the former National Working Committee (NWC) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) squandered the party’s funds, the

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HYPPADEC FUNDS: Senate summons Fashola, NERC, others

By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate has begun a probe into how over N2 billion fund, including accrued interest, collected on behalf of the Hydroelectric Power Producing

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12 varsities established by Jonathan have only 3,756 academic staff — Panel

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—AN audit panel set up in May by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, to audit the utilization of the take-off grants

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Minister proffers solutions to antic-social behahiours by youths

By Victor Ahiuma-Young Abuja—THE Minister of State Labour and Employment, Professor, Stephen Ocheni, has called for improved youth access to education and vocational studies as a

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Banker accused of N7.1m fraud

By Chisom Unachukwu Lagos—A former staff of a first generation bank, Anthony Oghenakhoigie, who allegedly forged three account numbers to steal N7.1 million, was arraigned before

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One-in-a-week cooking wrecks 22-yr-old marriage

A Nyanya Customary Court in Abuja, yesterday, dissolved a 22-year-old marriage over the wife’s habit of cooking once in a week. The court, presided over by Mr.

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Emerhor lines up activities to mark his 60th birthday

By Egufe Yafugborhi WARRI— BUSINESS mogul and Delta State All Progressives Congress, APC, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, will from Thursday roll out series of activities with focus

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OBASEKI: My dream is to become first class chief in Benin Kingdom

CHIEF Chamberlain Obaseki, celebrated what he chooses to refer to as a milestone birthday last weekend in Benin City and it was attended by the

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BoI protests disbandment bid

By Henry UmoruTHE   Acting Managing Director of Bank of Industry, BoI Waheed Olagunju, yesterday against moves by the Senate   to disband it following plans   to

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Qualifying without Ptf saved Nigeria N7billion — Dalung

BY JUDE OPARA, ABUJA Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has said that Super Eagles qualification for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup without the

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Lukaku to pay US police $450 to avoid jail sentence

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has avoided the prospect of a jail sentence in the United States by agreeing to pay compensation to the Beverly

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Hazard, Morata set to fire Chelsea into next round

CHELSEA are in Azerbaijan ahead of their Champions League showdown with Qarabag. The Blues were put through their paces at the Bakcell Arena by Antonio

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Reps to probe sale of PHCN assets

By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—THE House of Representatives yesterday moved to probe the alleged fraudulent sale of Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, Non-Core Assets and Scraps.

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Oyeyemi lauds Gov. Okowa on sports devt

The Chairman and Chief Executive of The Chairman and Chief Executive of  Nigeria’s leading Entertainments and Sports Company Samd’oro Entertainments Ltd.,  Mr Sunny Oyeyemi has commended

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Enugu LG Polls: PDP denies alleged attack on APC chieftain

ENUGU—THE leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Igbo Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, have denied the allegation by the state

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UNTH performs 11 fresh open heart surgeries

By Dennis Agbo ENUGU—THE University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH, Enugu, has successfully performed 11 fresh open heart surgeries, making it a total of 250 cases

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Senegal President, Macky Sall, seeks greater action against perpetrators of slavery in Libya

By Victoria Ojeme The President of Senegal, Macky Sall, on Tuesday, called on the international community to act fast against perpetrators of slavery and other acts

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Navy promotes 78 senior officers

The Nigerian Navy (NN) says its Board has approved the promotion of 78 senior officers. The Acting Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Navy Capt. Suleman Dahun,

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GE $2.7Bn proposed rail concession; Senate c’ttee quizzes Minister of Transport

By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Senate Committee on Land Transport, yesterday, met with the Minister of Transportation,  Rotimi Amaechi over the planned concession of the narrow gauge

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Maternal mortality: Ambode’s wife begs mothers to use govt health facilities

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has again called on expectant mothers in the state, to utilise Primary Health Centres (PHCs)

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‎Ekiti anti-cultism law: Students, youths stage solidarity rally for Fayose

…Commend him for okaying death penalty for student cultists…as Fayose charges them to wage war against cultists, expose their activities on their campuses Excited students of

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Video: Peter Okoye (Psquare) celebrates birthday with wife

Mr. Peter Okoye of ‘Psquare’ fondly called Mr. P celebrated his birthday with his wife. The celebration witnessed many friends and well wishers. They were

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Dialogue with Boko Haram: Iwuanyanwu urges FG

.‎..As Muslim Group honours him as Peace AmbassadorBy Dirisu YakubuABUJA – A member, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Emmanuel

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Ekwueme: Oko community orders closure of businesses

By Vincent UjumaduAwka – THE national leadership of the Oko Peoples Union, OPU, Tuesday declared that the community’s Eke Market would be closed for business

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JAMB shifts date for commencement of sale of UTME application forms

By Joseph ErunkeABUJA – THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said it would not commence sale of 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME

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U.S. congratulates Zimbabweans over Mugabe’s departure

The U.S. urged Zimbabwe’s leaders to hold “free, fair and inclusive elections” as it offered congratulations on the resignation of long-time president Robert Mugabe. “Tonight marks

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