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Nigeria

Suspected killer of ex-Ondo Dep Gov’s daughter remanded in prison

By Dayo JohnsonAkure—THE suspected killer of the daughter of the former Ondo State deputy governor, Seidu Sakiru Adeyemi, has been remanded in Olokuta Prison by

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Varsity don tasks students on technological skills

By Cynthia AloLagos—A university don, Mr. Balogun Idowu,  an associate lecturer, Department of Geography and Planning of  the University of Lagos, has encouraged youths to

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US arrests Russian agent for conspiring to influence US politics

A 29-year-old Russian woman has been arrested for conspiring to influence US politics by cultivating ties with political groups including the National Rifle Association. Russian President

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Breaking: International Criminal Court invites Buhari

By Nwafor Sunday International Criminal court, ICC, on Monday invited President Muhammadu Buhari to address it and share his thoughts on impunity, war crimes, crimes against

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Release panel report on Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh crisis —Urhobo youths

By Jimitota OnoyumeWARRI—Urhobo youths have enjoined the Delta State Government to implement the Panel of Enquiry report on the disputed issue between  Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh

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Mr Ebricks unveils new single featuring Imelda Jane

Mr EbrickBy Iyabo Aina Fast rising music act, Emmanuel Ugwueke popularly know by fans as Mr Ebricks has finally released his much anticipated single, titled “

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Naira depreciates to N361.85/$

By Elizabeth AdegbesanThe naira yesterday depreciated by 23 kobo to N361.85 per dollar in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window. Data from FMDQ showed that the

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Rotary advocates projects continuity in govt

By Agbonkhese Oboh The Governor of Rotary International, District 9110 Nigeria, Mr. Lola Shodipo, has said if government and leaders make projects continuity a policy, irrespective

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LG Electronics showcases sustainable environment products at Lagos Expo 2018

By Kingsley Adegboye Electronics giant, LG Electronics, in its drive towards products that are environmentally sustainable and eco-friendly, exhibited its latest innovative products that can be

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DTHA aspirant dispenses free fuel to 500 Okada riders

By Festus Ahon ASABA—DELTA State House of Assembly aspirant in Ughelli North constituency II, on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Olorogun Jaro Egbo, has

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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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