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Nigeria

Executive Order 6 most potent weapon against corruption – FG

Lai MohammedBy Emmanuel Elebeke The Federal Government says the Executive Order Number 6, recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, remains the Administration’s most potent weapon against

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20-year-old man bags 4 months imprisonment for stealing

A Lugbe Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a man, Isah Umar, 20, to four months imprisonment for stealing a cell phone worth

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Boxing: Joshua to defend world titles against Povetkin at Wembley

London – Britain’s Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles against Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley on Sept. 22, Joshua’s

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President Buhari orders repatriation of Nigerians stranded in Russia

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Geoffrey Onyeama, and Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, to commence

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Adamawa APC lawmakers defect to ADC

Yola – Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako representing Adamawa Central Senatorial District and Alhaji Rufai Umar representing Gombi constituency in Adamawa House of Assembly have formally announced

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2019: Politicians forcing Nigerians into irrelevant discourse – CSO

Abuja – The Chairman, Partners for Electoral Reform (PER), Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, on Monday said politicians were forcing Nigerians into discussing frivolities at the expense

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Police nab Islamic cleric for alleged rape

Lagos – A 25-year-old man, who claimed to be an Islamic cleric, had been arrested by the police for allegedly raping a 29-year-old student of

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Serena returns to top 30 in world rankings

Florida (U.S.) – Serena Williams returned to world’s top 30 in the WTA rankings released on Monday after finishing as Wimbledon runner-up.US player Serena Williams

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Presidency lists measures, initiatives to tackle insecurity

Abuja – The Presidency on Monday listed various measures and initiatives put in place to counter the narrative that President Muhammadu Buhari had not done

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No dossier on Trump, says Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday scoffed at a suggestion that Moscow had some compromising dossier on Donald Trump, following talks with the US leader. “It’s

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Mexican president-elect to slash salary of high-level officials

Mexico City – Mexican President-elect Andres Obrador has announced plans to slash the salaries of high-level officials, including himself, as part of an austerity pushby

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Over billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms – study

Oslo – More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration as global warming brings more high temperatures,

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‘Thank you, heroes’ – press hail Croatia squad

Croatia’s players react to their defeat after the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow

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Armed youths invade Delta monarch’s palace, 4 injured

* Situation under control- Muhammad Mustafa, Police Commissioner*Chevron contract staff, Onyesaanu slumps, dies in Escravos DeltaBy Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South ASABA- GUN-WEILDING youths of Agbarho community,

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Executive Order 6 to affect 155 corruption cases involving N595bn – Lai Mohammed

Lagos – The Federal Government says the Presidential Executive Order Number 6 of 2018 will have immediate effect on 155 high profile corruption cases involving

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Sunday Oliseh sends hilarious congratulatory message to France

Former Nigeria international Sunday Oliseh has congratulated France, albeit in a hilarious manner, highlighting the heavy African flavour in Didier Deschamps’ World Cup-winning setup.Sunday OlisehLes

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France set for heroes’ welcome after thrilling World Cup win

France’s goalkeeper Hugo Lloris (C) holds the trophy next to France’s forward Olivier Giroud (R) and France’s forward Kylian Mbappe (L) as they celebrate with

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Indian woman gang-raped, burned to death

Indian police arrested two men on Monday over the gang rape and burning to death of a woman, the latest shocking crime against females in

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Nigeria is under siege, we no longer sleep with our eyes closed – Sule Lamido

By AbdulSalam Muhammad*Sule Lamido KANO- Former Governor of Jigawa state and presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Sule Lamido took a swipe

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He’s back – Paulinho goes from Barca to World Cup to Guangzhou

by Dan Martin Brazil’s Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou

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Atlantic Ocean’s surge sacks Ondo community

By Dayo Johnson OVER 200 persons and residents of Ayetoro, a coastal community in Ilaje area of Ondo State were, weekend, sacked by a surge of

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2019: Wike advocates consensus northern PDP presidential candidate

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo WikeBy Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT —GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has urged Northern leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,

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Gunmen kill, burn 4 policemen in Edo

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—FOUR policemen attached to Sabongida-Ora Division were, yesterday, killed by unknown persons at the road intersection between Oke-Ora and Avbiosi in Owan West

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Adamawa govt orders removal of Dankwambo’s presidential campaign billboard within 24 hrs

By Umar Yusuf YOLA —Adamawa State government has given former governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo, 24 hours within which to remove his presidential campaign billboard

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Fraudsters scam Nigerians with Russia World Cup passes

Official 2018 FIFA World Cup match-ballFraudsters have tricked scores of Nigerians by selling football World Cup 2018 fan passes to travel to Russia, leaving many

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Tinubu, Ambode, Obaseki, Araraume, others salute Fayemi

By Clifford Ndujihe, Olasunkanmi Akoni & Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu IT was rain of salutations for Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi over his victory on the platform

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London Arbitration Court orders Oando CEO, deputy to pay Volpi $680m

London Court of International Arbitration, LCIA, has ordered two companies owned by Chief Executive Officer of Oando Plc, Mr. Wale Tinubu, and his deputy, Mr.

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How Fayose lost Ekiti

After winning the 2014 round in the duel between the two men, it was the turn of the outgoing governor of Ekiti State to lose

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Court orders forfeiture of Lekki property over fraud

By Onozure Dania A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of a parcel of land in Lekki Peninsula to the Federal

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2019: Atiku promises to end pro-Biafra agitations

By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—FRONTLINE Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, presidential aspirant and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has promised to  end cries of marginalisation and agitations by

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