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Yobe school attack: We‘re still looking for 94 students – Teacher

By Nwafor Sunday … No school girl abducted in Dapchi by Boko Haram – Police No fewer than ninety-four students have been reportedly missing after suspected Boko

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Nigeria hosts summit on shooting in April

The Nigeria Shooting Federation (NSF) says it is making plans to host the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) summit in April. The federation’s President, Lonsdale Adeoye,

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Fuel Scarcity: DPR sanctions 7 erring stations in Delta

The Warri Zonal Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sanctioned seven petrol stations in Delta over dishonesty. Dr Maikati Baru,Group Managing Director of

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Expert harps on nutritional tips for lent season

An Abuja based Nutrition and Fitness Coach, Mr Olu Aijotan has advised Christians to develop and practice healthy eating habits as they observe the lent

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Teacher flogs student to death in Zamfara

A teacher at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara has allegedly flogged a student to death. The incident was revealed

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Committee urges introduction of weights, measures for yam sales in markets

The Technical Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme says it canvassing for the introduction of weights and measures for yam sales in the local markets. Prof.

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Davido’s ‘If’ hits Diamond, ‘Fall’ goes Platinum

Nigerian popstar ‘Davido’ Adeleke‘s 2017 hit songs ‘If’ and ‘Fall’ have gone diamond and platinum respectively. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), this

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Syria’s Ghouta residents ‘wait to die’ as bombs fall

Residents of Syria’s eastern Ghouta on Wednesday said they were waiting for their turn to die, after more pro-government rockets and barrel bombs fell on

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Court grants EFCC permission to freeze ex-naval officer’s accounts

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted permission to the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to freeze the accounts of

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Zambia’s central bank cuts lending rate by 50 bps to 9.75 per cent

Zambia’s Central Bank has cut its benchmark lending rate by 50 basis points to 9.75 per cent on Wednesday, citing lower consumer inflation and weaker

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Killings: Military’ll restore normalcy to Benue, neighbouring states —COAS

By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has promised to restore normalcy to the troubled communities of Benue State with the commencement of

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Ogun Customs seizes N205m smuggled items in two weeks

By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—THE Ogun State Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has said that  its men intercepted and seized smuggled items with duty paid

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Uncertainties around FG’s 20-year power transmission plan

THE recent announcement by the Federal Government of a 20-year electricity transmission development plan looks persuasive on the surface, like every other ambitious long-term plan

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Drama as African rookies win CAF Confederation Cup ties

African club football newcomers Deportivo Niefang of Equatorial Guinea, Energie of Benin and La Mancha of Congo Brazzaville reached the CAF Confederation Cup last-32 stage

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Sunusi II to chair Kano Investment Advisory C’ttee

By AbdulSalam MuhammadKANO – Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has appointed the emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II, to chair the newly inaugurated

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DTN hails firm’s takeover by AMCON

By Kenechukwu Iruomah The Board and Management of Folio Communications Limited, owners of Daily Times of Nigeria, DTN, have hailed the takeover of the company by

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Proven Fact : 4 Reasons Why Most Supplements Won’t Get Rid Of Your Premature Ejaculation And Weak Erection & Watery Sperm

Sex is meant to be enjoyed not to be punished for. It is meant to serve as a unifying factor that strengthens the bond of

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Obasanjo, Amosun, Osoba, others storm Ikenne for Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu @ 70

By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo, Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State; former governors of the state, Olusegun Osoba, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and other eminent

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Akeredolu flags off N15bn Industrial Park, Ore fly-over

By Dayo Johnson Akure—AS part of activities to mark his first year in office, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu yesterday flagged-off three multi-billion projects in the southern Senatorial

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Delta Transport Commissioner harps on political integrity

Delta State Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Vincent Uduaghan, has emphasised the importance of political integrity and the avoidance of image smearing in all facets of

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When the waste patient turns medic

By Gabriel Makanjuola HOW else can one describe the recent invitation of licensed PSPs by VisionScape, the Lagos State Government’s foreign waste manager, to outsource short-haul

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How prayers from motherless babies helped me to get Chinese visa – Nigerian-born Chinese actor

By Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA – A Nigerian-born China-based actor and model, Mr. James Ifeanyi Ogbobe, has called on wealthy and privileged Nigerians to shower love on the

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With ITF training and empowerment, 300 youths begin self –sustaining careers

By Vincent Ujumadu AWKA- FOR three months, 300 youths selected from various communities in Anambra State were exposed to a rigorous training organised by the Industrial

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High demand for air freshener pitch producers for market share

By Princewill Ekwujuru Rising demand for air-care and increase in concerns over indoor air quality may have led to a high demand for air fresheners in the

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N’Delta agitators call for halt to cult-related killings

By Emma Amaize YENAGOA—NIGER Delta agitators, yesterday, condemned the killings and violence perpetrated by cultists and other gangsters in the region, calling on susceptible youths recruited

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Tension in Ogoni as MOSOP kicks against resumption of oil exploration

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— Tension is brewing in Ogoni ethnic nationality of Rivers State following the insistence  by Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People,

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At last, Anambra community settles for Chidume as its new monarch

By  Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA – It was all excitement and celebration galore for the entire people of Omor community in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra

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Buhari and Trump: Comparisons, contrasts of Consolers-in-Chief

The actions and inactions of Presidents Donald Trump and Muhammadu Buhari to similar eruptions of violence in their two countries have elicited commentary on the

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The Zamfara massacre: making sense of nonsense

By Rotimi Fasan NIGERIANS are fast losing count of the number of casualties lost in the series of attacks attributed to armed herdsmen across different parts

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Hawk attempts to fly away with 4-day-old baby in Abia

By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA— A disaster was reportedly averted at Umuohu Okpula, Ndume community, Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government area of Abia State, when a

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