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Planned invasion: Magodo residents seek govt’s intervention

By Dapo Akinrefon lagos—The Magodo Residents Association has called on the Lagos State government to wade into a planned invasion of the estate to enforce a

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Dance, wrestling mark 2017 Anioma Cultural Festival

The Organisation for the Advancement of Anioma Culture (OFAAC), the cultural umbrella body of the Anioma People (worldwide) lived up to its promise, when it

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Obaseki and the promise of tomorrow

By Nasamu Jacobson IT seemed April 14th, 2017 would not come. Every Edo person at home and abroad, and I dare say all Nigerians, looked forward

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Nestle, Cadbury need more aggressive marketing to remain profitable – Akinwunmi

By Nkiruka NnoromTHE result of Nestle and Cadbury Plc was badly affected by high cost arising from cost of procuring raw materials and packaging items.

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BOKO HARAM: Troops foil attacks, arrest 3 Chadian terrorists in Adamawa, Borno

By Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI—Troops involved in the Operation Lafiya Dole in the North-East weekend foiled Boko  Haram attacks on Adagali town in Adamawa; and Limankara village

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Building bridges, live poetry resonates with Kakadu

By Japhet Alakam After the successful performances in Nigeria and Davos, Switzerland four years ago, the award winning “Kakadu” the Musical returns to the theatre stage

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Real Madrid vs Barcelona: ‘Best ever’ Messi turns tables on Madrid

Real Madrid vs Barcelona: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique revelled in turning the tables on bitter rivals Real Madrid as Lionel Messi struck deep into stoppage

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English Premier League table

English Premier League table ahead of the midweek matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Chelsea

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How Dickson survived federal might en route to govt house

By Japhet Alakam Politics as a game is supposed to be played in a friendly way, but the tendency to win elections at all costs better

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NASD OTC records N1.01bn market turnover in Q1

By Nkiruka Nnorom THE NASD OTC Securities Exchange Plc has recorded N1.014 billion turnover value for the first quarter, ended March 31, 2017, representing 0.4 per

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Buhari’s use of Section 171 on PENCOM mgt stokes apprehension in Senate

By Emmanuel Aziken, ABUJA— The cold war between the Senate and the Presidency is set to deteriorate, following President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to apply his newly

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Lagos hosts Editors’ convention

By Evelyn Usman The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has concluded arrangements to hold its biennial convention in Ikeja, the Lagos State capital. The convention, scheduled to

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The son of Stephen Osita Osadebe: An unusual interview by journalists on a wild goose chase

By Osa Amadi As a journalist, whenever a big story broke out, one of your biggest expectations is to write a big story about the big

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Anti-graft war aimed at destroying opposition —Umar

lCalls for immediate release of Dasuki By Ben Agande Kaduna—Former Military Governor of Kaduna State, Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (retd), has said the continuous detention of former

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Tension in Osun over ex-Gov Adeleke’s death; autopsy ordered

By  Gbenga Olarinoye,  Dayo Johnson & Charles Kumolu OSOGBO—THERE was tension in Osun State over the decision to carry out an autopsy on the corpse of

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Ikoyi cash: Osinbajo’s panel invites NIA D-G’s aides

By Soni Daniel, ABUJA— The Presidential Committee probing Director-General of National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayodele Oke, and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF,

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2017 nsf elections to hold May 30

Elections into the boards of the National Sports Federations will tentatively hold on May 30, 2017. The amended guidelines released at the weekend and co- signed

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Civil society groups tackle ASUU over stance on JAMB

The Joint Action Coalition of Civil Society Organization for Transparency in Governance  has endorsed the on-going reforms and innovations introduced by the Joint Admissions and

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Adeleke: We’re still in shock over this nightmare – Osun Govt 

The Government of Osun on Sunday said it is still in shock over the sudden death of the first Civilian Governor of the state, Alhaji Isiaka Adeleke. The

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Insurgency: Over 100 Afghan soldiers killed in gruesome Taliban attack

More than 100 Afghan soldiers has been killed with several others wounded in a Taliban attack on an army base on Friday, April 21 as

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Lingering crisis may mar our chances in Lagos council polls, says PDP chieftain

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr Victor Akande, on Saturday said the crisis rocking the party could affect its

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Iheanacho ready to fight for place at Manchester City

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho says he is ready to fight for his place in the team, amidst competition from Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero. Kelechi

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Over 800 APC members defect to PDP in A’Ibom

Over 800 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom, on Saturday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party

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Ideye open Chinese account

Super Eagles and Tianjin Teda of China striker Brown Ideye has finally open his goal scoring account in the Chinese Super League. Ideye celebrates with teammates

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Jesus is back!

•Travels with Man City squad for FA Cup semi-final   Gabriel Jesus could make a shock return for Manchester City in today’s FA Cup semi-final clash

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Police inspector shot dead in Anambra

Two armed men operating on a motorcycle on Saturday shot dead a police inspector in Ogidi, near Onitsha in Anambra, police authorities have confirmed. The Divisional

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My future not tied to FA Cup, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger has insisted the FA Cup will play no part in deciding his future as Arsenal manager. Arsenal manager, Arsene WengerWenger has won the trophy

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Four things to expect at 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair

With the GTBank Food and Drink Fair less than nine days away, the city of Lagos is abuzz with expectations for the biggest gastronomic event

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Serena Williams pauses Tennis, goes on maternity leave

By Nwafor Sunday The mighty queen player of Lawn Tennis, and the 23-time Grand Slam winner, Serena Williams, who announced her 20 weeks pregnancy in the

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Rivers United survive red card to qualify

Rivers United of Nigeria survived playing with 10 men for much of the second half to draw 0-0 at Rayon Sports of Rwanda Saturday and

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