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Okowa presents N298 bn 2018 budget to Delta Assembly

By Festus Ahon ASABA—GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, yesterday, presented a budget estimate of N298.078 billion for the 2018 fiscal year to the state House

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INC needs credible leadership to revive fortunes, unite Ijaw —Okaba

By Emem Idio YENAGOA—PROFESSOR of Sociology and Director, Centre for Foundation Studies, Federal University, Otuoke,  FUO, Benjamin Okaba, has said the pan-Ijaw socio-political organization, Ijaw National

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Dangote Cement’s N272bn debt is short term, considering Eurobond issue –CFO

By Peter Egwuatu, with agency report Dangote Cement Plc is considering a Eurobond or a local debt issue giving the fact that N272.3 billion of its

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TSL raises the bar in Auto Service, sales

Opens world-class Hi-tech workshop By Theodore Opara THE economic   recession notwithstanding, TSL Limitless has opened a world-class multi-brand automotive workshop in Lagos to cater for

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Magu should be jailed for illegal arrest of Ekiti officials —EKHA

Adopts report indicting Fayemi, Oni By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—Ekiti State House of Assembly, yesterday said that the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,

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$5.5bn loan consistent with debt management strategy —DMO

By Charles Kumolu ABUJA—The Debt Management Office, DMO, has said that the proposed $5.5 billion loan comprised $2.5 billion new borrowing and USD3 billion for refinancing,

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Man jailed 2 years over theft of batteries

By Onozure Dania Lagos—Magistrate N. A. Layeni of a Lagos Magistrate’s Court, sitting in Igbosere, yesterday, sentenced a 35-year-old unemployed man, Gabriel Peter, to two years

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Court stops arrest of Ecobank boss

By Onozure Dania Lagos—Justice Muslim Hassan of a Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered that parties should maintain status quo in a suit filed

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Benue releases N166m for rice, cassava production

By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Benue State government has release N166 million as counterpart fund to the International Fund for Agricultural Development-Value Chain Development Programme, IFAD-VCDP, to boost

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Ochei tasks govs on payment of salaries

By Jeremiah Urowayino ASABA—A FORMER Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Victor Ochei has called on state governors to prioritise payment of salaries, noting

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Senate partners Russian oil giants to develop Nigeria’s oil and gas

The Senate said on Thursday that it had began talks with Russian oil companies for partnership to develop Nigeria’s oil and gas sector. Sanate President Abubakar

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We are concerned with mobilising youthS for agriculture – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Chief Audu Ogbeh on Thursday called for increased collaborations between Universities of Agriculture(UAs) and relevant agencies of the

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Osinbajo leads Dangote, others to Alaghodaro Investment Summit

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is to lead industry titans including Africa’s richest man and President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, to the

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Why Police transferred Edo CP, Gwandu

After the outcry by Edo State indigenes and residents recently, the force headquarters, Abuja, yesterday yielded to reason and transferred the embattled Commissioner of Police,

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Europa League tables

Europa League tables after Thursday’s third round of games (played, won, drawn, lost, for, against, points): Group A Villarreal 3 1 2 0 5 3 5 Slavia

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How Lyon beat Everton and put pressure on Koeman

Lyon piled the pressure on Everton manager Ronald Koeman with a 2-1 Europa League win at Goodison Park on Thursday, while Olivier Giroud’s acrobatic late

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Trump tweets creating ‘chaos politics’, says John Kerry

President Donald Trump has created a destructive atmosphere of “chaos politics” with his prolific use of Twitter for policy announcements and incendiary remarks alike, former

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2018 World Cup live on Kwese Sports

By Jacob AjomNigerians itching to watch the Super Eagles at the 2018 FIFA World Cup may not need to worry, as newly launched TV network,

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Singer accuses SAFA boss of rape

South African singer and ex-MP Jennifer Ferguson has accused the country’s football boss Danny Jordaan, 66, of raping her nearly 24 years ago. Danny JordaanHe “overpowered”

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Naira depreciates further to N360.30/$ in NAFEX

By Peter EgwuatuThe naira, Thursday, depreciated marginally to N360. 30 per dollar in the Investor and Exporter (I&E) Foreign Exchange Window. liquidityData from the Financial Market

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The Big World of Plus-Size Women

By Josephine Agbonkhese & Chris Onuoha PLUS size women are generally socially frowned upon and openly shunned by people especially those in the fashion industry, modeling

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Engineers task security agencies on Otasowie’s murder

THE Benin branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, has decried the murder of Professor Paul Otasowie and urged security agencies to unmask his

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Ogoni clean-up won’t be abandoned —Senate

By Daud Olatunji THE Senate Committee on Environment has assured that the ongoing clean-up in Ogoni community in Rivers State would not be abandoned. A member

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Coronation Anniversary: Oba of Benin calls for prayers

By Simon Ebegbulem RELIGIOUS leaders in Edo State, including the Muslim community, held an inter-religious service, yesterday, to mark the first year coronation anniversary of the

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Jumbo House protests exclusion from Bodo/Bonny road flag-off

By Judith Ufford Jumbo Major House of Grand Bonny Kingdom, in  Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers State, has protested what it termed ‘exclusion’ from the

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2019: Bomadi/Patani youths drum support for Ogobiri

By Etop Ekanem YOUTHS on the aegis of Bomadi/Patani Youth Assembly have thrown their weight behind Mr Preye Ogobiri for the  Bomadi/Patani Federal Constituency seat in

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Lawyers must invest in acquisition of expertise to offer competitive services

Mrs. Mfon Ekong Usoro is a maritime lawyer with rich national and international experience. She was at a time the director general of the Nigerian

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How policemen frustrate court orders — Lawyer

By Onozure Dania A LAGOS-based legal practitioner, Mr. Kayode Fasetire, has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to stop some of his officers who are allegedly

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Gaddafi: Tribute to a revolutionary

By Mohammed Adamn Preamble IT will be six years exactly tomorrow since Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi was conspiratorially killed in a western-instigated uprising in Libya, following the

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Only rule of law, due process will win war against graft —Awomolo, SAN

Prosecution is not a Nollywood drama,It is a serious business Chief Gboyega Awomolo, a senior advocate of Nigeria was admitted into the inner bar in July

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