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Don warns females against indecent dressing

A Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin, Hashir Abdulsalam, said on Wednesday that parents and guardians have...

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Ekpeyong, Oke arrest: SERAP blows hot, condemns face-off between EFCC and DSS, NIA

By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the...

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GGC budget hampering commission from effectively meeting its objectives

By Victoria Ojeme ABUJA- The Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC), has said its budget is hampering the commission...

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Alleged CBN loan misappropriation: Fayose clamps down on errant banks

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has ordered the closure of any microfinance bank shortchanging their customers in...

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Uber latest victim of massive hacking

The hacking in 2016 of data on 57 million Uber riders and drivers, unveiled on Tuesday, is among...

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AfDB to increase climate financing to 40 % by 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it will increase climate financing as part of all over operations to...

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Muslim cleric, 2 others nabbed with 2 fresh human heads, legs in Ibadan

The Police Command in Oyo State has arrested an Islamic cleric and two others (Names withheld) in possession...

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Manchester United is a possibility- Griezmann

France and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann is still considering the possibility of joining Manchester United one day...

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SERAP to Buhari: End obstruction of justice by SSS, NIA officials

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned the “face-off between Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials...

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Edo teachers want assembly to reject bill transferring salary to LG

Primary school teachers in Edo have called on the state’s House of Assembly to reject any Bill prescribing...

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Pastor dies during sex romp with teenage girl in hotel

A Pentecostal pastor (name withheld) has been reported dead during an alleged sex romp with a 19-year-old-girl in...

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Nigerian Singer Burna Boy, on the run over alleged robbery

Nigerian Singer and Dancehall star, Damini Ogulu a.k.a Burna Boy, is on the run over alleged robbery and...

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Employ renewable energy to bridge gap in grid generation – Expert

A renewable energy expert, Miss Ify Malo, has urged the Federal Government to bridge the gap in grid...

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Breaking: Yakubu Aiyegbeni retires from professional football

Former Super Eagles forward Yakubu Aiyegbeni who played mostly in England and made name with Portsmouth and Everton...

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Anambra elections: When losing means winning for the APC

By magnus Onyibe Tony Nwoye, the governorship candidate of the APC in the November 18 election may not...

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More than half of trucks in Apapa have no businesses in port- Report

A report on the gridlock on access road to Apapa Port on Wednesday revealed that more than half...

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ILO proposes policies to end child labour

The International Labour Organisation ( ILO) says improving legal protection and social dialogue between governments, social partners and...

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Photos: Special FEC session for late Vice president Alex Ekwueme

President Muhammadu Buhari; Minister for Justice, Abubakar Malami; Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri and the...

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Sevilla coach Berizzo in prostate cancer shock

Sevilla’s Argentine coach Eduardo Berizzo has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the club confirmed on Wednesday, just hours...

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Senate to probe clash between DSS, EFCC over arrest of Ex-DSS, NIA Chiefs

By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate on Wednesday began a probe into the clash, in Abuja, between operatives...

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Photos: President Buhari inaugurates audit committee on recoveries

TAKING OF OATHS: Members of the Audit Committee, L-R; MR Olufemi Lijadu, Alhaji Mohammed Nami and Gloria Bibogha...

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Facebook to unveil NG_Hub to boost innovation in Nigeria

Lagos – Facebook is set to open its first community hub in Nigeria to encourage innovation. The hub...

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Stakers Brings into Being Progressive Web App

The iGaming company Stakers.com brings into being a completely new web app for its mobile version of the...

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Gridlock: Lagos begins evacuation of articulated vehicles on Apapa-oshodi expressway

In its determination to ensure free flow of traffic and safety on the road, the Lagos State Government...

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Anti-human Trafficking fight: Edo has built systems to receive returnees from Europe, Libya, – Obaseki

…seeks Italy, EU, others support to sustain efforts The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said...

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Welders association writes Chevron, threatens to halts activities in Delta

By Oluchukwu Nkenka Nigerian Welders Association (NWA) Gbaramatu, Ogulagha and Egbema Kingdoms have threatens to disrupt Chevron Limited...

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Oko Poly wants FG to immortalise Ekwueme

The Federal polytechnic, Oko, in Anambra, has urged the Federal Government to immortalise the first Vice President of...

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Only criminals and their sponsors are afraid of our Vigilante group – Kogi Govt

The Director General on Media and Publicity to the Governor of Kogi State has carpeted those condemning the...

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Association pledges support for fight against fake, counterfeit drugs

The Nigerian Association of Patent and Proprietary Medicine Dealers (NAPPMED), Cross River branch, has pledged full support to...

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Nigeria will be first African nation to win FIFA World Cup, FCT FA Chairman says

Musa Talle, Chairman of FCT Football Association (FA), on Wednesday in Abuja said he was confident that Nigeria...

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Commission tasks ABUTH on due process, TSA compliance

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) on Wednesday expressed displeasure over non compliance with the Federal Government’s directive on...

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Former Education Commissioner decries closure of his schools by Ebonyi Government

A former Commissioner for Education in Ebonyi, Mr Ndubuisi Chibueze-Agbo, has decried the closure of his three schools...

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AfDB portfolio in Nigeria over $6bn – Adesina

Dr Adewumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank’s total active portfolio in Nigeria is...

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We need to present APGA as a formidable political party in all the state – Obiano

By Nwafor Sunday Anambra state governor, Chief Willie Obiano has said immediately he was issued certificate of return...

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Fatoyinbo, Abuja-based Pastor rocks $1280 Gucci hoodie

Picture of Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, founder Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Abuja, rocking $1280 (N465, 920) Gucci Hoodie,...

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Election: Politicians caution INEC over vote buying, late arrival of materials, others

Some politicians have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure timely deployment of election personnel...

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The church, pivotal to the unity of Nigeria- Okowa

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has said the church plays pivotal roles in strengthening the bond of...

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Breaking: INEC issues Obiano Certificate of Return

Following his victory in the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra State, Gov. Willie Obiano on Wednesday received...

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NAFDAC, NBMA sign MoU on regulation of GMOs

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NAFDAC on proper regulation...

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Police raid newspaper house, detain staff over article

Ugandan police on Wednesday raided the office of a local newspaper, detaining staff and confiscating equipment on allegations...

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Nigeria will be first African nation to win FIFA World Cup – FCT FA Chairman

Musa Talle, Chairman of FCT Football Association (FA), on Wednesday in Abuja said he was confident that Nigeria...

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Regular medical examinations are preventive measures against diseases, says don

A don, Dr Acho Orabuchi, has advised Nigerians, especially the aged, to cultivate the habit of going for...

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Zambia’s central bank says delayed IMF programme affecting kwacha currency

Zambia’s Central Bank Governor Denny Kalyalya, said on Wednesday the delay in reaching a conclusion for an aid...

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Pakistan court orders release of Islamist blamed for Mumbai attacks

A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release from house arrest of an Islamist leader accused by the...

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1,000 pupils dewormed in Taraba

Two NGOs — Beam a Smile Humanitarian Foundation and Keziah and Mary Foundation — have jointly executed a...

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Nigeria ranks 3rd position in open defaecation – UNICEF Chief

The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says Nigeria is ranked third among the countries of the world where...

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Beneficiaries laud FADAMA implementation in Bali LG, Taraba

Some beneficiaries of FADAMA III Second Addition Financing (AFII) programme in Bali Local Government Area of Taraba have...

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Staff verification saves Niger Govt. N216bn

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Niger State Chapter, on Wednesday said that the verification exercise for civil servants...

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Mixed reactions trail Mugabe’s resignation

Robert Mugabe’s resignation as Zimbabwe’s President has elicited mixed reactions in Nigeria. Some Nigerians who spoke with the...

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Zamfara Menace: This is beyond police; FG should deploy Army – Sen. Yerima

By Nwafor Sunday The Senator representing Zamfara west constituency, Sen. Sani Yerima on Wednesday lamented on the menace...

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Transformative ideas locked up in archives – Bishop Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo, Chancellor, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara, says a lot of ideas that can change the economic...

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PDP national convention: “ ensure free, fair, transparent process”- Okowa

As the November 7, 2017 date for the National Convention of the Peoples’ Democratic Party draws near, Delta...

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Kwara monarch warns youths against taking hard drugs

Alhaji Idris Abubakar, the Emir of Okuta in Baruten local government area of Kwara has advised youths in...

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Senate investigates alleged EFCC, DSS, NIA fued

The Senate on Wednesday announced that it would probe alleged feud among Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Directorate...

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Lagos set for 4th edition of International Taekwondo Classics

Lagos State Government on Wednesday guaranteed a successful hosting of the 4th edition of the Lagos International Taekwondo...

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AU welcomes Mugabe’s resignation

The African Union (AU) on Wednesday welcomed the resignation of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe who had ruled the...

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CARI hosts financiers in agric. sector to a breakfast meeting

The Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) on Wednesday held a breakfast meeting for financiers working in the agricultural...

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Senate to investigate EFCC, DSS clash

By Nwafor Sunday Following the clash between the Department of State Service, DSS, and Economic and Financial Crimes...

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Breaking: Buhari sets up C’ttee to audit recovered ‘loot’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday set up a committee to audit the assets recovered by government agencies. Olufemi...

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Terror relisting ‘disgraceful behaviour’ by Trump – N. Korea

North Korea responded on Wednesday to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to relist the county as a state...