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Why we ‘ll probe Fayose – Fayemi

…Says APC didn’t engage in vote buying..People should respect wishes of Ekiti people—Gov BaguduBy Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr. John Kayode

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Fight against human trafficking: Obaseki’s initiatives attract Diaspora Ambassador

… as NGO arrives Benin City for skills training, stakes N50,000 grant for each trainee OBASEKIEfforts by the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, to rehabilitate

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FUT Minna expels PhD student for plagiarism, three others for turning into “landlord” in the university

FUT MinnaMinna- Authority of Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna, Niger state has expelled a PhD Doctoral student, Olateju Ademola Mukaila for plagiarism while three

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Constituency Projects not kola-nut for lawmakers – Ogwah

…Vows To Introduce New Dimension In Legislative Representation OgwahMajor contender for the Isoko North Constituency seat in the Delta State parliament, Hon. Mike Ogwah has vowed

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We’ll increase health sector budget soon- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA- PRESIDENT Muhammad Buhari Thursday said that he was considering an upward review of budgetary allocation to the health sector to

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Indigenous divers kick against discrmination by IOCs

By Jimitota OnoyumeWARRI—THE  Federal Government   and international oil companies, IOCs, have been urged to give indigenous divers greater attention. Making the appeal, National President, National Association

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FERMA begins repairs, de-silting of federal roads in Edo

By Gabriel EnogholaseBENIN—FEDERAL  Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA,  has commenced the de-silting of drainages on some federal roads in Edo State with a view to preventing

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A-Ibom govt, SERGE company, sign MoU on science, tech park

By Chioma OnuegbuUyo—Akwa Ibom State Government has signed a  Memorandum of  Understanding, MoU, with SERGE Capital Investment Limited on the  resuscitation of Ibom Science and

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Nigeria needs forensic auditors to win anti-corruption war – CIFIA

By Emmanuel Elebeke The Chattered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors of Nigeria, CIFIA on Wednesday dismissed the claim by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of

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FG moves to complete Nasarawa dam project, targets 20MW of power

NasarawaBy Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- THE Federal Government, Wednesday, disclosed moves to complete Farin Ruwa dam project in Nasarawa State including generation of 20 megawatts of electricity

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Court sentences Turkish televangelist, 150 followers, on sex abuse, fraud charges

Judicial symbol for justiceTurkish Authorities jailed a Turkish Televangelist and 150 of his followers pending trial on Thursday, police said, on charges including sexual abuse

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4th Lagos Badminton International Classics: Top stars scale first day hurdle

Nigeria’s highest ranked Badminton female player Dorcas Adesokan was among notable players that survived opening day hurdle as hostilities began in the 4th Lagos International

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AC Milan challenge UEFA ban at sports court

AC MilanAC Milan’s senior executives were at the world’s top sports court on Thursday fighting to overturn a European ban for breaking UEFA’s financial fair

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McIlroy bids to end American dominance as Open returns to Carnoustie

Rory McIlroyRory McIlroy admits it is going to take something special to end the recent dominance of the majors by American golfers as the British

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Amaechi to Nigerians: Rate my performance in transport sector so far

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has sought public opinions on his performance in the transportation sector. Amaechi disclosed this in a statement issued by his

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Plateau killings: IDPs plead with NECO to re-conduct SSCE, BECE

Some candidates of the National Examination Council (NECO), who could not write some papers due to the recent Plateau killings in the state have pleaded

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Mourinho worried by Man United’s ‘very bad’ pre-season

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is worried by the absence of key players from the club’s pre-season training camp in the United States. MourinhoMourinho said the

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Rapes and beatings: the torments of South Korea’s young athletes

AthleticsWhen Kim Eun-hee was 10 years old, a primary school child with dreams of tennis stardom, her coach raped her for the first time. Then

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Australian PM to Pope: Sack archbishop convicted of concealing child sex abuse

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday urged Pope Francis to sack an Australian archbishop convicted of concealing child sex abuse. Archbishop Philip Wilson, 67, in May

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Boko Haram kills six traders in Nigeria ambush

Boko Haram fighters killed six traders when they ambushed a convoy of lorries under military escort in northeast Nigeria, a civilian militia member and a

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Good school is one that matches your child’s qualities— Adeniyi

By Oghenefego Obaebor Contrary to what many parents think about qualities of a good school, Mrs Ronkeposh Adeniyi, the writer of the popular book, Right Kid

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Ibru tasks undergraduates on creating wealth through entrepreneurship

By Dayo Adesulu Undergraduates in tertiary institutions have been told that the most potent tool to fight poverty is entrepreneurship, creatively used in conjunction with substantial

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N35bn not accounted for by NSITF, says Panel

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Administrative Panel of Enquiry set up by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige to unravel the financial state of

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FG bans importation of 10-year old haulage vehicles

By Godwin Oritse The Federal Government has placed a ban on importation of haulage vehicles that are 10 years and above old from the date of

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N-Delta leaders sowing seeds of discord among youths — Mulade

By Emma Amaize WARRI—A Niger Delta-based human rights activist and environmentalist, Sheriff Mulade,  yesterday, lashed out at some Niger Delta leaders, whom he accused of propagating 

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Etebo, Akpeyi, others write EFCC over N300m Warri Wolves debt

EteboThirty four former Warri Wolves players including Super Eagles duo Oghenekaro Etebo, Daniel Akpeyi have written a petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

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Nigeria needs new visionary leadership, says — Obasanjo, Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF, Northern Elders

By Henry Umoru ABUJA—FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, concurred with regional groups including Northern Elders Forum, NEF, Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan Niger Delta Forum on the

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Balance of Payments: Nigeria’s dependence on oil, gas presents downside risks — FSDH

By Elizabeth Adegbesan Despite the impact of budgetary delays and political uncertainties in the horizon,  Nigeria’s macroeconomic outlook may remain positive going by analysts’ projections. But this

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I am guilty as charged, security guard posing as doctor confesses

A fake medical practitioner, Salisu Usman, yesterday, confessed at an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court in Lagos that he had been treating patients, posing as a qualified medical

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Soldier killed in error as Makurdi cultists clash

By Peter Duru Makurdi—A military officer attached to the 72 Special Forces Battalion has been killed by warring cultists in the North Bank area of Makurdi

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