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2 Germans abducted in Kaduna, Police deploy personnel for rescue

The Kaduna State Police Command, on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of two Germans Archeologists working at the NOK Archeological Centre in Kagarko. The Command Public Relations

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Youth council gives South African Govt. 48 hours to address alleged killings

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on South African Government to address the issue of killings and maiming of innocent Nigerians in

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Bello to demolish houses of arrested Boko Haram members, others

By BOLUWAJI OBAHOPOLokoja – The Nigerian Army Wednesday in Lokoja paraded 17 criminals, including two kingpins of the Boko Haram sect. This came as the Governor

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6 lifestyle changes to make if you want to live to be 100

Over the years, the human lifespan has significantly declined. For example, the life expectancy in Nigeria according to the World Health Organization (WHO) for 54.5

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5 ways to get out of debt if you earn a small income

There’s a very high possibility that if you are earning a small income, you will borrow money to sustain yourself. It does not have to

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PDP national secretariat to be re-opened before Friday – Sheriff

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, on Wednesday, said the party’s national secretariat inWadata Plaza would re-open before Friday.Sheriff

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Okowa reshuffles cabinet, moves Okenyi out of Lands, Survey

By Festus AhonASABA-DELTA State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Wednesday night carried out a minor cabinet reshuffle, moving the Commissioner for Lands and Survey,

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FCMB steps up commitment to SMEs

By Peter EgwuatuFIRST City Monument Bank (FCMB), Plc has indicated its commitment towards supporting growth of Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs, as a way towards

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Current insurgency requires new intelligence policy – Olonisakin

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, said, yesterday, that the tempo of ongoing insurgency in the country requires new intelligence policy. To this

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Abuja mass housing subscribers drag developer to EFCC

By Soni DanielOver 300 house owners who subscribed to the Winning Clause Estate at Plot 67 Kafe District, Gwarinpa Extension, Abuja, have requested the Economic

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Military invasion: Delta community cries out over hunger, lack of healthcare

By Emma Amaize OKOSUGBENE— VICTIMS of last year’s military bombardment of Okosuegbene community, Delta State, have complained of acute shortage of food, shelter and medication since

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Ajimobi, Alaafin, others pray for Buhari, Nigeria

By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, the Alaafin of Oyo,  Oba Lamidi Adeyemi were among over five thousand people who converged to pray

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Our reasons for paying half-salary in Bayelsa – commissioner for information

By Samuel Oyadongha IT was five years ago, yesterday, that former member of the House of Representatives and erstwhile commissioner of justice, Henry Seriake Dickson was

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South-East Apc leadership : Motions and Murmurs

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Vincent Ujumadu, Chidi Nkwopara, Anayo Okoli, Peter Okutu and Denis Agbo There is a vacuum of leadership in the South-east APC.

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10 years after, Orji community begs EEDC for power

By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI —The people of Umuasonye in Orji area of Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State have protested the lack of  electricity

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Moulding Nigeria into a nation (3)

By Afe Babalola LAST week I discussed how issues of ethnicity and diversity have continued to plague Nigeria since independence. Prior to that I had detailed

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Labour threatens over FG’s plan to sack 3,500 workers

By Victor Ahiuma-Young Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, yesterday rejected plans by the Federal Government to sack 3,500 public servants on the guise

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NNPC admits non-remittance of N23bn NESS fees

By Michael EbohABUJA—The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, admitted that it failed to remit N23.4 billion Nigerian Export Supervision Scheme, NESS, fees, chargeable on

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Medical vacations and presidential pilgrims

By  Rotimi Fasan SINCE he decided to extend his so-called medical vacation, we are told, on the advice of his doctors, President Muhammadu Buhari’s abode in

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Bring more development home, community charges benefactor

BY ANAYO OKOLI UMUAHIA—THE sleepy Omoba Ancient Kingdom in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Council of Abia State came alive recently when the traditional rulers in

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Photos: Jonathan meets Fani-Kayode & other former PDP ministers in Abuja

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday meet with some for ministers of the People Democratic Party in Abuja. Among those he meet with are Chief

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Power outage hinders Ministry’s budget defence

The Ministry of Women Affairs has blamed consistent blackout at the Federal Secretariat for delay in submitting necessary documents for the 2017 budget defence to

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Kidnapping : AIG urges schools to mount CCTV to cover facilities

By Evelyn Usman Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG in charge of zone 2, Onikan, Kayode Aderanti, has charged management of schools in Lagos and Ogun states

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Britain will not bribe its way to Brexit: minister

Britain’s “Brexit” minister responsible for managing its departure from the European Union on Tuesday denied reports his government was planning to pay eastern EU states

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EFCC leads electronic evidence in trial-within-trial of ex- NIMASA DG, Jauro, others

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday began trial-within-trial to test whether the statements obtained from a former acting Director General of NIMASA, Haruna

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8 ways to deal with sweaty armpits

It can be very uncomfortable – even agitating – to get dressed, looking all smart and appealing, only for something as little as sweat under

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Buhari’s lawyer gave Justice Ademola N.5m during certificate saga – Witness

……we’ve no case to answer, defendants insistBy Ikechukwu NnochiriABUJA – A lead investigator with the Department of State Service, DSS, Mr. Babatunde Adepoju, on Tuesday,

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Sanchez’s “mind made up”

John Cross, Chief Mirror(UK) Football writer believes Alexis Sanchez’s “mind is made up” and that the Arsenal star will leave the north London side this

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APC prays for PDP, proffers solution over its leadership crisis

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has prayed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resolved its leadership crisis soon to enable it take up responsibility as

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N5.1bn fraud: Court concludes trial-within-trial of ex-aide to Jonathan, Dudafa

A Federal High Court Lagos has concluded trial-within-trial in the alleged N5.1billion fraud charge brought against Warampo Owei-Dudafa, an ex-aide of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The

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