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  • nuovoSaraki urges collective fight against terrorism
    Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, says it is the collective responsibility of world leaders to combat terrorism, reaffirming Nigeria’s commitment to the fight.The post Saraki urges collective fight against terrorism appeared first on Vanguard
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  • Police: 8 dead, 21 rescued as boat carrying Rohingya sinks off Bangladesh
    Police said on Monday that eight people drowned when a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized in a river they were attempting to cross to reach Bangladesh.The post Police: 8 dead, 21 rescued as boat carrying Rohingya sin
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  • Medical outreach part of Armed Forces’ constitutional responsibility – Enenche
    The Defence Headquarters on Sunday described the Armed Forces’ medical outreach as part of the Forces’ constitutional responsibility of securing lives and property of Nigerians.The post Medical outreach part of Armed Forces’ constitutional res
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  • Libyan army prepares to take over western city of Zawiya – Military source
    Libyan eastern-based army is preparing to launch a large-scale military operation aimed at controlling the city of Zawiya, some 45 km west of Tripoli, a military source said.The post Libyan army prepares to take over western city of Zawiya – Milit
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  • Ex-South Korean president views corruption trial as “political revenge”
    Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye during a hearing on Monday called the corruption trial against her a “political revenge,” which she hoped would not occur anymore after her trial is over.The post Ex-South Korean president views corrup
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  • Ibadan new kings saga: Defeated Seriki line taunts Ajimobi, Olubadan
    THE head of Seriki line in Ibadan traditional institution, Chief Adebayo Oyediji, who lost the Olubadan stool to His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has taunted both the governor and the monarch that nemesis has at last caught up with them for
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  • Akwa Ibom Police burst Ukanafun killing cartel, nab 15 suspects
    UYO—THE Police in Akwa Ibom State have arrested 15 persons in connection with the series of killings and kidnappings in Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo Local Government areas of the state.The post Akwa Ibom Police burst Ukanafun killing cartel, nab 15 susp
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  • IYC faults Buhari’s handling of Kachikwu’s allegation against Baru
    WARRI—IJAW Youth Council, IYC, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari's handling of the allegation by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, regarding award of contracts running into billions of dollars without due process by the
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  • Oil jumps to $57.8 on fears of new Iran sanctions, Iraq conflict
    Oil markets jumped on Monday on concerns over potential renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran as well as conflict in Iraq.The post Oil jumps to $57.8 on fears of new Iran sanctions, Iraq conflict appeared first on Vanguard News.
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  • Mixed market sentiment to trail equities market this week
    AS the third quarter earnings season approaches, financial analysts have predicted a mixed market sentiment this week, even as the equities market ended bullish.The post Mixed market sentiment to trail equities market this week appeared first on Van
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  • Authorities say death toll from Somalia bomb attacks rises to 300
    Authorities on Monday confirmed that 300 people died after twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught up in Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade.The post Authorities say death toll fro
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  • Be patience with Buhari, he has good plans – Sen. Gaya
    The Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, Sen. Kabiru Gaya, has urged Nigerians to be patient with the present administration as it works towards entrenching good governance.The post Be patience with Buhari, he has good plans – Sen. Gaya appeared f
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  • Officers’ promotion exam: Army urge Enugu residents not to panic
    The Nigerian Army has urged residents of Enugu not to panic as they see sporadic movement of military vehicles and personnel during the Captain and Major Practical Promotion Examination 2017.The post Officers’ promotion exam: Army urge Enugu resid
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  • N224bn inflow to boost interbank liquidity
    THE interbank bank money market will, this week, receive liquidity boost of N224 billion but with little prospect of moderation in cost of funds.The post N224bn inflow to boost interbank liquidity appeared first on Vanguard News.
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  • Rotten Yams: by all standards yams from Nigeria far better in terms of quality, taste, – Exporter
    FOLLOWING the alleged rejection of Nigerian yams recently, one of the exporters of the commodity, Managing Director, Wan Nyikwagh Farms Nigeria Limited, Mr Yandev Amaabai, revealed that after the official flag-off of the policy on June 29, 2017, his
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  • Absence of witnesses stalls trial of Boko Haram suspects —AGF
    ABUJA—The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Sig. Abubakar Malami, SAN, yesterday, disclosed that some high profile cases could not be heard at the trial of suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Kainji detention facility du
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  • Transfer of unclaimed dividend to Trust Fund not acceptable — Igbrude
    Unclaimed dividend is the property of retail shareholders and becomes the property of the company that paid it after 12 years period that the shareholders could not claim it as stipulated by law.The post Transfer of unclaimed dividend to Trust Fund
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  • 2-yr-old dies after stepmother bathes him with hot water
    KATSINA—A housewife, who allegedly bathed her two-year-old step-son, Ahmed, with hot water that led to his death in Yandaki town, Kaita Local Government Area of Katsina State, is currently in Police net.The post 2-yr-old dies after stepmother bath
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  • Tension as Ile-Ife youths accuse Modakeke of encroachment
    There are fears that the people of Ile-Ife and the neighbouring Modakeke community may soon take up arms against one another over alleged encroachment into the land of Ife.The post Tension as Ile-Ife youths accuse Modakeke of encroachment appeared f
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  • Culture, attitudes hinder insurance role in economic development — Kari
    In line with our strategic road-map, the Commission has set out reforms needed to re-position the Nigerian insurance sector to effectively serve our growing population and most importantly the financially under-serviced low-income segment. Notwithsta
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    • nuovoItaly seeded for World Cup play-off draw
      Italy will be one of the four seeded teams in the draw for the European play-offs for next year’s World Cup after FIFA released their latest world rankings on Monday. Switzerland, Croatia and Denmark will be the other seeded teams for the two-legge
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    • nuovoLukaku not worried over record against ‘Big Six’
      Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has brushed off criticism over his poor record against the Premier League’s “Big Six” after a missed chance against Liverpool cost his side a potential win. The Belgium international has scored 15 goals i
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    • nuovoBoboye lauds Zamfara govt, security agencies on release of abducted FRSC personnel
      The Federal Road Safety Commission, Boboye Oyeyemi, has appreciated the Zamfara State Government and security agencies for their roles that led to the release of an FRSC personnel abducted in Tsafe recently. According to Bisi Kazeem, FRSC Spokesman,…
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    • nuovoBREAKING: Spain sets Thursday deadline for ‘clarity’ over Catalan independence
      Spain’s central government said Monday that Catalan president Carles Puigdemont had not clarified whether or not he declared independence, urging him to do so “clearly” by Thursday at 10:00 sono (0800 GMT). “The government regrets that the pres
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    • nuovoYobe tackles open defecation with 200 public toilets
      The Yobe Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency says it has constructed more than 200 toilets at Internally Displaced Persons camps and other public places to curtail open defecation. The General Manager of the agency, Alhaji Mohammed Bukar, on Mon
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    • Sexual abuse: #MeToo trends on Twitter
      Actress Alyssa Milano has sparked a massive outpouring with a simple Twitter request that women respond “me too” if they’ve been sexually assaulted or harassed. More than 27,000 people replied, making “#MeToo” the top trending topic through
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    • Catalan leader stalls on independence drive
      Catalonia’s separatist leader on Monday refused to say whether he had declared independence from Spain, calling for an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to settle the country’s worst political crisis in a generation. Responding to
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    • Man City vs Napoli: rhapsody in sky blue
      Manchester City and Napoli are the two most prolific teams in Europe’s five major leagues, making Tuesday’s Champions League encounter at the Etihad Stadium a genuinely mouth-watering prospect. Pep Guardiola’s City average 3.625 goals per leagu
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    • Kane’s Champions League rise faces Real acid test
      Harry Kane is an admitted follower of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stratospheric stats as he pursues the Portuguese’s status as the best in the world, but for once it is Ronaldo who trails in the race to be the Champions League’s top marksman. An inspir
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    • Goalkeeper dies after on-pitch collision with teammate
      Indonesian football was in mourning on Monday after celebrated goalkeeper Choirul Huda died following an on-pitch collision with a team-mate. Huda, 38, a long-time regular for his hometown club Persela in East Java, collapsed just before half-time af
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    • Meet Catalonia’s powerful independence lobbyists
      In Catalonia’s separatist crisis, two pro-independence citizens’ groups have emerged as powerful players, their 100,000-plus members giving them a strong influence on regional politics. On Monday, Jordi Cuixart, the head of Omnium Cultural, and J
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    • World Food Day: FCTA urges residents to embrace farming
      The Secretary, Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat in the FCT, Mr Stanley Nzekwe, has urged residents to be actively involved in agriculture activities to ensure food security. Nzekwe spoke in a briefing with newsmen on Sunday in Abuja as
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    • Catalan leader wants to meet Spain’s PM as soon as possible
      Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Monday called for a meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy “as soon as possible”, as a deadline set by Madrid to clarify his intentions for his region came to a close. “Let’s not let the situatio
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    • We source 75% of raw materials locally – Guinness MD
      Stanley Opara The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Peter Ndegwa, spoke to STANLEY OPARA on the growth of the company amid the current economic realities in Nigeria Guinness Nigeria recorded 131 per cent increase in ope
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    • Grenadines woos investors to Nigeria’s real estate industry
      Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Property developer, Grenadines Homes, has unveiled a programme to attract foreign investors to the country with investment options for part-ownership in The Oceanna. The Group Managing Director, Palton Morgan Holdings, parent co
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    • Things to know about personal loans
      Personal loans are one of many types of loans you can borrow from a bank. These loans are typically general purpose loans that you can use at your discretion for things like consolidating debt or paying for an unexpected expense or small home improve
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    • How gunmen killed three NDLEA men in Kogi
      Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja with agency report Three operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Okene. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Commandant of the NDLEA in Kogi State, Alhaji Idris
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    • Unilever’s Knorr celebrates World Food Day with #SHARETHEMEAL
      Knorr, Unilever’s largest food brand in partnership with United Nations World Food Programme, will be marking the 2017 World Food Day by giving food lovers the opportunity to turn their food posts on social media into a real meal for someone in nee
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    • How Akwa United won 2017 Aiteo Cup
      Idris Adesina Akwa United on Sunday won their second major trophy after beating Niger Tornadoes 3-2 on penalties to lift the Aiteo Cup at the Agege Stadium, Lagos. The Uyo team will now represent Nigeria in the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup alongsid
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    • Ezekwesili: I won’t respond to wailing wailers, says Adesina
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Sig. Femi Adesina, on Sunday said it was not his style to respond to those he described as “wailing wailers” in their private capacities. Adesina said this in a t
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    • Vaccine: IPOB tells pupils to return to school
      Tony Okafor, Awka The Indigenous People of Biafra has urged parents and guardians in the South-East to send their children and wards back to school. Some parents and guardians in the area had on Wednesday withdrawn their children from schools followi
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    • Lawmakers enjoy free treatment at Aso Rock clinic –Presidency
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Presidency on Sunday said members of the National Assembly were among persons who enjoyed free medical services from the State House Medical Centre which the federal lawmakers are currently investigating. It also said the
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    • Alleged scam: Fayose gives released commissioners, AG new cars
      Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday fulfilled his promise to reward the recently released Finance Commissioner, Toyin Ojo, and the state Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi, with new cars. The govern
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    • Buhari, AGF ask court to dismiss suits seeking Magu’s sacking
      Ade Adesomoju, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Sig. Abubakar Malami (SAN), have asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to strike out all suits seeking the removal of the Acting Chairm
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    • Alaafin picks Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo
      Segun Olugbile, Olusola Fabiyi, Olufemi Atoyebi, and Eniola Akinkuotu The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. The po
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    • Alleged adultery: Mob beats man to death in Abia community
      Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia THERE was confusion at Alayi, a community in the Bende Local Government Area of Abia State last Wednesday, following the death of a middle-aged man identified as Emma Orji, who was accused of committing adultery with a house
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    • Police nab 14-year-old girl, others for beheading man
      Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri A 14-year-old girl, Chidinma Iheoma, and five other suspected cult members have been arrested by the operatives of the Imo State Police Command for beheading a man, Oguegbu Ofurum, for alleged ritual purpose. The operatives
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    • Indonesian goalkeeper dies after collision with team-mate
      Indonesian football was in mourning on Monday after celebrated goalkeeper Choirul Huda died following an on-pitch collision with a team-mate. Huda, 38, a long-time regular for his hometown club Persela in East Java, collapsed just before half-time af
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    • Maduro claims landslide win in disputed Venezuela elections
      President Nicolas Maduro claimed a landslide victory Sunday in closely watched regional elections in Venezuela on Sunday, based on official results that the opposition immediately rejected. Maduro’s socialist party won governorships of 17 of the 23
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    • Ngige attacks Obi over Anambra poll
      Tony Okafor, Awka The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that a former governor of Anambra State, Sig. Peter Obi came into politics without a vision. Ngige spoke in Awka, Anambra State capital, during a stakeholders’ meeting
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    • Woman faces murder charge over stepson’s death
      Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The police in Katsina State have arraigned a 21-year-old woman, Samsiya Hayatu, over the death of her stepson, Ahmed, who suffered third-degree burns, after being scalded by hot water. The two-year-old Ahmed lived with his fat
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    • 2017: NPA to spend N278bn of N288bn revenue
      Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Nigerian Ports Authority has projected N288bn revenue for the 2017 fiscal year and plans to spend N278bn on recurrent and capital expenditures, leaving only N10bn for the Federal Government. The NPA also proposed a surplus of
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    • Ailing minister returns from US medical trip
      Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, who was flown to the United States for medical treatment, came back on Sunday after spending 27 days. Anwuka, who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, A
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    • Why monkeypox may kill you!
      Let me hasten to tender my apologies if the title of this piece is found offensive or rude. I first heard about monkeypox a few days ago on WhatsApp when my friend, Adedoyin Aderonke, sent copious analyses about the disease. Later, I discovered that
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    • $5.5bn loan: FG not borrowing to pay salaries, says APC
      John Alechenu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress has rebuked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party over its criticisms of a plan by the Federal Government to borrow $5.5bn from the international market. According to the APC, unlike the former rul
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    • Six killed, houses burnt as Fulani herdsmen defy Plateau curfew
      Friday Olokor, Jos Barely 24 hours after the imposition of curfew by Governor Simon Lalong, gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Saturday killed no fewer than six persons in the Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, while houses were bur
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    • We must borrow more to deliver infrastructure —Adeosun
      Oyetunji Abioye, Washington DC The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Sunday, said the nation must borrow more in the short term to deliver critical infrastructural projects such as roads, rail and power. According to her, Nigeria currently h
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    • Police sergeant, retired ASP arrested for ‘robbery’ in Lagos hotel
      Afeez Hanafi A police sergeant serving at the Oworo Police Division, Lagos State, Yakubu Aiyegba, and a retired Assistant Superintendent of Police, Obosa Augustine, have been arrested for alleged robbery. They were apprehended along with a taxi drive
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    • Six mistakes to avoid when taking out loans
      Loans are inevitable for most adults. But taking out a loan doesn’t always work out well. So what mistakes are you most likely to make in the loan process? According to money.usnews.com, below are some of the mistakes customers make when taking out
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    • MDAs’ illegal recruitment scourge
      ILLEGAL recruitment into the Federal Civil Service, the catalyst of bloated wage bills and recurrent expenditures, is still flourishing, amid efforts to sanitise the payroll and instil order in governance. This is a paradox that underlines the weakne
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    • N13.5bn of shares traded last week – NSE
      Stanley Opara A total turnover of 1.555 billion shares worth N13.504bn in 18,409 deals were traded last week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, according to the bourse’s weekly report. This was in contrast to a total of 1.493
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    • NNPC didn’t award $25bn contracts, says Presidency
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja and Ovie Okpare, Warri The Presidency on Sunday said there was no truth in the media reports that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation awarded contracts worth $25bn. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on
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    • Witnesses’ absence stalls B’Haram mass-trial cases
      Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government has said the trial of some of the 1,670 Boko Haram suspects, detained in Wawa Barracks, Kainji, Niger State, is stalled due to absence of witnesses. The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Ju
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    • Niger civil servants remanded for forging promotion letters
      Enyioha Opara, Minna A Niger State Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna has ordered that three public servants in Niger State should be remanded in the prison custody for allegedly forging promotion letters and giving same out to unsuspecting civil se
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    • Group attacks Okorocha for erecting Zuma’s statue in Imo
      Oladimeji Ramon A civil society organisation, the Civil Society Network Against Corruption, on Sunday berated the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for playing host to the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma. The group, in a statement posted
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    • NNPC’s disrepute for corporate governance
      OHIMA AGANS-OLIHA One starts with an excerpt of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s response to the allegations of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on being sidelined by the NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru: “…It is
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    • Fela used his art to fight bad governance – Ambode
      Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday said the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, was as an enigmatic artiste who used his art to fight bad governance. The governor stated this during the inauguration of th
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    • State govts set to fast-track Cs of O issuance
      Following the Federal Government’s initiatives to improve housing finance, many state governments are addressing issues of access to land and Certificates of Occupancy, MAUREEN IHUA-MADUENYI writes To complement efforts of the Federal Government to
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    • Does CBN fund govt deficit with Treasury Bill auctions?
      Henry Boyo “My brother, Nigeria is managing debt not wealth, because a big hole was dug in her pocket after the jamboree called FESTAC ‘77. The TB (Treasury bill) is government borrowing to finance the deficit. If you understand public finance we
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    • Allow S’West to produce PDP chair – Deputy zonal chairman
      Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West has appealed to other geo-political zones in the southern part of the country to allow the national chairman of the party to come from the zone. It said for the sa
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    • Fed Govt borrowing to save jobs, says minister
      More credit lines coming for banks Nigerians in Diaspora to borrow from home The Federal Government’s desire to borrow more funds from international creditors is to prevent job losses, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun has said. Mrs. Adeosun, who spoke
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    • I don’t know where Kanu is, says governor
      Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu said yesterday he is unaware of the whereabouts of leader of Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow for his case but he has not been seen since September 24 when milit
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    • Evans: police took my N55m, $10,000, 29 vehicles, others
      •He is lying, say police Alleged billionaire kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a. Evans) has accused seven senior police officers and others on the Inspector-General (IG) Intelligence Response Team of extortion and sexual assault. He al
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    • No $25 billion contract was awarded by NNPC, says Osinbajo
      Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday maintained that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) did not award $25b contracts. In a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu made the allegat
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    • ALGON, 16 foreign partners to create 5.9m jobs from new agriculture scheme
      As part of steps to boost agriculture in the country, the Association of Local Government of Nigeria(ALGON) e 16 foreign partners and institutes are expected to float a new scheme which will create 5,959, 800 jobs nationwide. The scheme will lead t
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    • APC to PDP: deliberate falsehood ‘ll not give you victory in 2019
      The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that it should rethink its strategies of returning to power in 2019. The ruling party said deliberate falsehood will not help the PDP attain its mission. According
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    • Xenophobia : Zuma seeks end to killing of Nigerians
      •South African leader urges stronger ties with Nigeria South African President Jacob Zuma has condemned the xenophobic attack on Nigerians residing in South Africa. Zuma, who spoke in Owerri, the Imo State capital, during a two-day private visit, s
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    • Attack on ex-IG: Police trail suspected armed robbers
      Detectives have launched manhunt for suspected armed robbers, who made a botched attempt to enter the home of a former Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomasie. The police said its preliminary findings pointed to a case of armed robbery a
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    • Fayose gives cars to aides over EFCC detention
      •Governor to sue anti-graft agency Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has fulfilled his promise to give new cars to the two officials of his administration who spent two weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for a
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    • Kano records 98,000 malaria cases
      •Alerts residents to monkey pox virus Kano State Commissioner for Health Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso at the weekend said the state recorded about 97,845 cases of malaria this year. He added that the campaign against malaria is gaining momentum, compar
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    • You Have A Case To Answer, Court Tells Ex-NIMASA Boss
      The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ruled that a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, has a case to answer. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had a
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    • Police Deny Extorting Money From Evans
      The Nigeria Police Force has denied the allegations of extorting money from suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans. In a statement issued on Sunday by the Force spokesman, Mr Jimoh Moshood, the police also
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    • Gunmen Kill Six Persons In Fresh Plateau Attack
      Six persons have been reported killed after gunmen attacked a village at Miango district in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. The deceased – three males, two females and an infant – were said to have been killed and others injured
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    • Six Injured In Nigeria, Cameroon Border Clash
      At least six persons were injured and property destroyed following a clash between residents of Danere community of Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State and Bodam region of Cameroon. The crisis is said to have erupted as a result of protr
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    • Plateau Attack: Govt Vows To Arrest, Prosecute Perpetrators
      Plateau State government has condemned the attack on a village which left six persons dead and five others injured in Bassa Local Government Area of the state. Tegbe village in Jebbu Miango area of the state was attacked on Saturday, hours after the
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    • Military Asks Nigerians To Ignore Insinuations About Medical Outreach
      The Defence Headquarters has asked Nigerians to disregard all insinuations regarding medical outreaches by the Army, Navy and Air Force in the country. This comes amid reports that the Nigerian Army was allegedly administering suspected harmful imm
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    • Kogi Govt Insists Workers Are Owed Two Months Salaries
      Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has said that contrary to the misinterpretation that the state owes its workers a backlog of salaries, it is in arrears of only two months. He made this known while appearing on Channels Television’s Hard Copy in
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