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Nigeria

Investors laud OGFZA, FG over drop in piracy

Investors in Onne Oil and Gas Free Zone, Rivers State,  have commended the leadership of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority, OGFZA and the

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PDP tasks INEC on transparency in voter registration

By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HAR-COURT— Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, to ensure the

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Alleged $40m contract scam: FG amends charges against Jonathan’s cousin, wife

By Soni Daniel Abuja—The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has amended the charge against former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Azibaola Robert, and wife, Stella, who

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Why I attended Kanu’s trial — Fayose

…Vows to attend Dasuki, El-Zakzaky’s trials By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State yesterday, explained why he attended the trial of the leader of the

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Okowa hails Ughelli monarch on 25th anniversary

By Festus Ahon ASABA—Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, yesterday, congratulated the Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom, HRM Oharisi III, on his 64th birthday and 25th coronation

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Auchi monarch donates 5,000 hectares of land to FG for farming

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—OTARU of Auchi Kingdom, HRH Alhaji Aliru Momoh, Ikelebe III, Edo State, has announced the donation of 5,000 hectares of arable farmland to

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Ife crisis: Arraignment of Yoruba suspects delayed again

By Gbenga Olarinoye Osogbo—For the second time, the arraignment of the five suspects including Oba Ademola Ademiluyi arrested in connection with recent clash between the Hausa

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Place agric devt above politics —Ogbeh

By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HAR-COURT— Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has called on government at all levels in the country to place agriculture above politics

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Over 68,000 inmates face starvation over N5.6bn debt to contractors

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—Nigeria’s prison inmates now face the threat of starvation, following government’s inability to settle outstanding contractual obligation of over N5.6 billion to ration

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Accord wins Delta by-election

By Egufe Yafugborhi WARRI—Accord candidate, Princess Shola Daibo, yesterday, emerged winner in the Warri 1 State Constituency by-election. She scored 5,546 votes and was trailed by the

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2017 budget: Police to return seized laptop, documents to Goje

As Senate, IGP reach agreementReps give IGP 24 hours ultimatum ByJoseph Erunke, Emman Ovuakporie & Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA — A meeting held between the Senate leadership and

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126,300 PVCs yet to be collected in Anambra— INEC

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka—THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said, yesterday, in Awka that there were 126,300 uncollected permanent voters’ cards  and PVCs, in Anambra State. The

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Voter Registration:Another opportunity to have a say in 2019

By Omeiza Ajayi ‘WITHOUT prejudice to section 10(5) there shall be continuous registration of all persons qualified to be registered voters.” The above is Section 10 (1)

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‘Entrepreneurship should be taught in African schools’

By Strive Masiyiwa BY far the biggest employer of people in Africa is what is generally called the “informal sector.” I personally don’t like this title

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Labour unites against moves to remove minimum wage from Exclusive List

By Victor Ahiuma-Young,  Emman Ovuakporie & Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—LEADERS of the three labour centres in the country were, yesterday, united against moves by the National Assembly

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Delta lawmaker rallies constituents for voter registration, census exercise

By Festus Ahon ASABA—THE member representing Burutu state constituency II, in the Delta State House of Assembly, Mr Kennedy Daubry, has urged the people of the

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APC chair moves to reconcile Kano gov, Emir

By Abdulsalam Muhammad KANO—The Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC, Kano chapter, Abdullahi Abbas, has launched moves to reconcile Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and the Emir of Kano,

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Sokoto governorship: Tambuwal fails to stop court process

Attempt by Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State to make a Federal High Court in Abuja reject court processes filed against his nomination by All

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5,000 Nigerians die while migrating to Europe in 2 yrs

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—DIRECTOR, Programme and Project, Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa, GIABA,  Dr Buno Nduka, has disclosed that in the last

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Okowa commissions projects in Ugborhen community

By Simon Adewale Delta State governor, Mr Ifeanyi Okowa, has commissioned a number of projects in Ugborhen community, in the state. They include an ultra-modern town hall

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Buhari not harassing Jonathan’s family – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is not harassing the family of former President Goodluck Jonathan as being alleged by the ex-president, the Presidency said on Wednesday. Mr Femi

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Digital shift factor in Q1 profit growth-Etisalat CEO

By Chioma Gabriel, Editor, Special FeaturesCommunications giant, Etisalat reported strong figures for the first quarter, noting its “ability to sustain momentum in spite of vastly

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Alleged $40m contract scam: FG shops for witnesses, amends charges against Jonathan’s cousin, wife

By Soni Daniel Abuja – After asking for two adjournments in the money  laundering case it filed against former President Goodluck  Jonathan’s cousin, Azibaola  Robert and wife,

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Ikeja Electric distributes free mosquito nets

By Gabriel Olawale RESIDENTS of Ikorodu, Oshodi-Isolo, Abule Egba, Bariga and Akowonjo areas  of Lagos State have benefited from free distribution of  Long Lasting Insecticide Treated

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8 effective ways to avoid breast sagging

Eventually, at some point in a woman’s life, no matter how hard she tries to avoid it, her breasts will sag. However, there are a

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Buhari writes to Reps to approve 2016-2018 borrowing plan

By Nwafor Sunday The Speaker House of the Representative, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday during plenary session read president  Muhammadu Buhari’s letter to the Reps members

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Upcoming Yoruba actress, Feyi Hassan releases sexy birthday pictures

By Ayo Onikoyi Upcoming is a bit harsh to describe, pretty Yoruba actress, Feyisara Hassan, because already she has produced five films of her own, while

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6 guaranteed ways to deal with snoring

Snoring can be very irritating sometimes. Imagine when sleeping and a weird noise is sounding from a hotel room. It is so loud that you

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Police quiz Young Shall Grow MD, manager over blackmail

By Ifeanyi OkolieTHE Police in Abuja, is reportedly investigating the role played by the Managing Director of Young Shall Grow Motors Group, Obiora Vincent Obianodo,

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Buhari to Jonathan: You can only be afraid if there’s skeleton in your cupboard

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-Presidency Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday told former President Goodluck Jonathan to be afraid of probe only if there is skeleton in his cupboard.President

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