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Strike: FG, ASUU meeting ends in deadlock

By Henry Umoru, Dayo Adesulu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, & Joseph Erunke We’ll get back to govt within a week — ASUU President ASUU’ll call off strike next week,

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Lassa fever: Ondo trains 54 surveillance officers, informants

By Dayo Johnson Akure—ONDO State government has trained 54 surveillance officers and informants as a proactive measure against possible outbreak of Lassa fever. The outbreak of Lassa

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Air Peace low fare to Akure part of our contribution to national dev — Onyema

CHAIRMAN of Air Peace Airline, Chief Allen Onyema, has said his airline’s decision to go to Akure with a very low fare of  N10,000 was 

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N200bn Agric loan: CBN orders beneficiaries to insure projects with NAIC

By Babajide Komolafe THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered beneficiaries of the N200 billion Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme (CACS) to henceforth obtain insurance cover

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Obasanjo attacks NASS members again

By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—THE frosty relationship between lawmakers in the National Assembly and former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, worsened yesterday as he said with their monthly take-home

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S-WEST PDP: Ogun exco kicks as reconciliatory parley wants Buruji expelled

By Gbenga Oke & Daud Olatunji Lagos and a faction of the Ogun State chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have called for the expulsion

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SON to introduce product authentication scheme

By Yinka Kolawole, with agency report STANDARDS Organisation  of Nigeria (SON) has engaged the services of MSP Secure Technologies Nigeria Ltd, the Nigerian affiliate of an

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Those who issued quit notice to northerners, Yoruba are miscreants — Urhobo group

By Emma Amaize UDU— THE Urhobo Youth Leaders Association, UYLA, in Delta State, yesterday, distanced itself from the quit notice issued northerners and Yoruba, last Thursday,

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TheirMumuDonDo

By Donu KogbaraLAST week, I wrote about OurMumuDonDo, the protest group that is tired of the mystery surrounding Mr. President’s health, concerned about the fact

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Firm unveils app to ease banking transactions

By Christopher Njoku The introduction of Cloud Automated Spend Bank Analysis, CASBA, an artificial intelligence solution developed by Josla Electric is expected to offer a new

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Stakeholders want FG to adopt PPP for port infrastructure development

By Godfrey BivbereSTAKEHOLDERS in the maritime industry have called on the Federal Government to adopt the public-private partnership (PPP) model for the development of port infrastructure

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East-West road now a death trap, Rivers monarch laments

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— His Royal Majesty, Eze Robinson Robinson, Eze Ekpeye Logbo, has decried the worsening poor condition of the East-West Road, adding that

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Tips on purchasing your first car, by Ford

By Theodore Opara IN recognition of International Youth Day, observed annually on August 12, Ford Motor Company and its local dealer Coscharis Motors would like to

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Amazing beauty of Madinatul Munawarah

The dream of every Muslim is to visit the holy land, Makkah and Madinah, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Undoubtedly, much as it is

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‘Zakat & Sadaqat’ empowers youth for economic sustenance

Determined to  eradicate poverty from the country, Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF) has empowered new corps of small-scale entrepreneurs to be economic independent and boost

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Bayelsa to commission new sets of projects

By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—BAYELSA State Government has announced plans to commission another round of its completed projects spread across the state. The planned commissioning is coming few

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Naira Watch: Naira appreciates to N368/$ in parallel market

By Babajide KomolafeTHE naira yesterday appreciated for the first time this week in the parallel market to N368 per dollar. Vanguard survey revealed that the parallel

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NAPIMS: NUPENG threatens to shut down oil industry

By Progress Okpalaebule Warri— Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG,  has threatened to shut down the oil industry over perceived moves to reduce

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Concessionaires short-listed for Kirikiri lighter terminal

By Godwin OritseTHE Acting Director-General of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, ICRC, Mr. Chidi Izuwah, has said that concessionaires have been short-listed for concessioning exercise

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12 year-old singer, Iseoluwa drops ‘Iseoluwa’

INDICATIONS that a lot of untapped talents abound among the kindergartens emerged recently when a 12-year old gospel singer, Iseoluwa Abidemi, was unveiled alongside her

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How can I keep my friends during a relationship

Dear Bunmi, I’ve discovered that when I’m in a relationship with a guy, I always lose myself. Once I fall in love, everyone and everything else

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He seems to like large-breasted women

DearBunmi, I never said anything yet to my boyfriend but I think he is obsessed with abnormally large breasts. I always catch him staring at women’s

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Biafra: Kanu moves to quash fresh charges against him, 4 others

.As Anambra lawyers drag IPOB to AGF over election boycott order By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has queried

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Brothers accused of aiding S-African lady to export cocaine

By Innocent Anaba Two brothers, Onowu Sunday and Onowu Chukwuka, have been arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, for aiding a convicted South

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What should I expect at menopause?

DcarBunmi, I will soon be 50 and a lot of my friends keep on giving conflicting meanings of the menopause. My period is now irregular and

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Lake Chad basin: Group writes French President, demands probe of involvement in Boko Haram threats 

…seeks abolition of economic interests An international civil rights organisation, Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC), Nigeria, has asked President Emmanuel Macron of France to order an

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Powers, achievements, and failings of the Nigeria Police: Need for urgent attention (7)

“Our men and women in police uniform are rather more brilliant, tougher, rugged and endowed with enormous wherewithal to withstand pressure and serious deprivations than

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Blame Govt not coaches for our poor show — Okon

By Ben Efe Former sprinter and coach, Gabriel Okon who was in charge of technical matters in Nigeria’s participation at the IAAF World Championships in

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My determination to build a vibrant future — Oduyemi

BACKGROUND: After attaining a first degree in Computer Science, I worked for such companies as Pfizer Nigeria (later Neimeth Pharmaceuticals) as a programmer, JKK Limited

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Lagos to transform Oworonshoki to transport, entertainment hub

The Lagos state government has outlined plans to transform the blighted areas of Oworonshoki Waterfront into one of the biggest transportation, tourism and entertainment hubs

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