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Nigeria

Obasanjo, Afenifere leaders meet in Akure

AS part of his determination to oust President Muhammadu Buhari and his approach for next year election, former President Olusegun Obasanjo Monday after over 10

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Obaseki to fill civil service vacancies with more technical manpower

…to prioritise digitalisationEdo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government is set to strengthen the civil service with the injection of new

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Monthly IGR in Lagos now N34bn

… Says N50bn Revenue Target By 2019 Still On Course …Receives N327m From 13% Oil DerivationThe Lagos State Government on Monday said that it has so

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Troops kill 35 herdsmen in Benue

…1 soldier missing, another killed, 2 wounded By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Defence Headquarters has said a total of 35 herdsmen terrorising Benue State, we’re killed at the

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Our countries will be better for it if more women are empowered to participate in politics – Oduah

The President of the ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association (ECOFEPA), Sen. Stella Oduah has called on all West African nations to initiate legislation that will emancipate

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African Development Bank ,UNIDO join forces to accelerate Africa’s industrialization

By Jimoh Babatunde African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has said that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the bank with the United Nations Industrial

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Academic staff union of Abiapoly suspends strike

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Abia State Polytechnic, Aba Chapter, have suspended their 6 weeks-old industrial action. GovernorIkpeazuThis followed the conclusion of

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Saraki betrayed us, I regret supporting him – Ali Ndume

…Don’t Ask me, go and ask other Senators, Saraki’s Media AideBy Henry UmoruABUJA – FORMER Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South has expressed

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Garba Shehu, presidency should TRANSMISSION with care on Dame Patience Jonathan – Reno

Again, I am forced to respond to the childishness of the Nigerian Presidency under Muhammadu Buhari when his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu took aim at

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N8.1trn looted by 15 revenue-generating agencies under Jonathan – FG

By Emmanuel Elebeke The federal government says 15 revenue generating agencies of the federal government failed to remit N8.1 trillion to the Federation Account between 2010

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Nigeria economy grows with bump in oil production

Nigeria’s economy grew slower than expected in the first quarter, official statistics showed Monday, with an expansion in oil production offset by a sputtering non-oil

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Chelsea striker Morata left out of Spain’s World Cup squad

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata was the big name missing from Spain’s World Cup squad announced by manager Julen Lopetgui in Madrid on Monday. The forwards on

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Belgium leave out Nainggolan for World Cup

Belgium have left midfield creator Radja Nainggolan out of their World Cup squad, coach Roberto Martinez said on Monday.NainggolanThe absence of Nainggolan, who scored twice

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Follow el-Rufai and sack teachers at your own peril, NLC tells Northern governors

Vows to mobilise against el-Rufai, other anti-workers govs in 2019 By Victor Ahiuma-Young NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday urged Northern state governors to distance themselves from perceived

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Cahill urges clarity over Conte’s Chelsea future

Chelsea captain Gary Cahill has called for “the uncertainty to be put to bed” over the future of Antonio Conte, with the Italian widely expected

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Nigeria’s GDP grows by 1.95 % in Q1, non-oil sector accounts for 90.3%

The oil sector’s contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP remains below 10 per cent in Q1 figures of the nation’s GDP released by the

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Chelsea striker Morata left out of Spain’s World Cup squad

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata was the big name missing from Spain’s World Cup squad announced by manager Julen Lopetgui in Madrid on Monday. The forwards on

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Amaechi’s ally emerges Rivers APC chair as Abe’s group boycotts State Congress

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT: The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has concluded its ward, local government and state congresses yesterday. The state

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Cahill urges clarity over Conte’s Chelsea future

Chelsea captain Gary Cahill has called for “the uncertainty to be put to bed” over the future of Antonio Conte, with the Italian widely expected

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Dickson engages Northern Govs, leaders on restructuring , fiscal federalism 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has, in line with his resolve to deepen the clamour for the restructuring of the country, intensified consultation

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Deepening poverty and increasing unemployment mark Buhari’s third year in office

By Dele Sobowale The rates of unemployment and under-employment increased in 2017 and poverty is estimated to have increased slightly — World Bank in report titled

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Death of an economist who was reduced to a labourer (2)

From The Rejected Stone by Osa Amadi LAST WEEK After lying his way into SARS, GID, Ikeja, in an effort to rescue his younger brother in detention

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Was the I-G’s video doctored?

How alleged video simulation of IGP’s speech undermines country’s image By Prince Osuagwu, Hi-Tech Editor THE trending video of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris

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Vanguard Media launches Vanguard Conferences

Vanguard Media Ltd., publishers of Vanguard newspapers, in line with its current effort at refreshing and repositioning the brand as a forward-thinking and an upwardly

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Dankwambo and the challenge of quality leadership

By Oshalato Tade PERSONALLY, I did have my reservations for his choice of party prior to indications and calls that he might be fielded for the

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Is 2018 budget from same template for slow death?

By Henry Boyo THE National Assembly on  May 16, enacted a federal budget of N9.12tn. The increase by N508bn on the N8.612tn budget, earlier presented to

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Anglican Church to FG: Tell Nigerians whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, parents

…pleads with Buhari to drop second term ambition By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE Aba province of the Anglican Church, weekend asked the Federal Government to tell Nigerians the

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Death of robbery victim: Family, hospital on collision course

By Emma Nnadozie, Crime Editor The family of 41-year-old, Adebayo Akinwunmi, who reportedly died last week in Lagos from gunshot wounds from armed robbers, is on

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FIFA World Cup (24 Days to go) : Team Profile – FRANCE

France clinched their place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia by topping Europe’s Group A, continuing a run of appearing at every tournament since

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APC, nPDP leaders meet in Abuja today

By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—THE national leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, and members of new Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, will meet in Abuja today in a

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