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Bankole, an S.A to Senate President Saraki, calls outs Obsanjo’s son-in-law, Rotimi Williams, for allegedly duping him 

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Bankole, an S.A to Senate President Saraki, calls outs Obsanjo’s son-in-law, Rotimi Williams, for allegedly duping him 

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All Police commands’ll be involved in Anambra governorship election – IGP

By Kinsley Omonobi & Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday, hinted that all police commands across the country will be involved in the provision of security in the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. IGP Idris K. Ibrahim, Idris, who described the expected poll as a
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Credit availability rises in Q3’17 — CBN

By Adaeze Okechukwu THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has disclosed that the availability of credit to the corporate and households sectors increased during the third quarter (Q3) of 2017, while projecting further increase in the last quarter of the year (Q4). Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin
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2019: Udom, 36 PDP state chairmen in crucial meeting

By Emmanuel Ayungbe AHEAD of the 2019 general elections, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, yesterday, met behind closed doors with Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chairmen across the 36 states of the federation with a charge to rejig the party. Gov Emmanuel Udom At the conference hall of Government
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Monkeypox: Delta State commissioner for health visits suspected victims

. . Delta state residents have been urged not to panic with respect to the report on the suspected cases of monkeypox in the state. . . The honourable commissioner for Health Delta State, Dr. Nicholas Azinge, said this yesterday, during his visit to patients who had symptoms similar to
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Nigeria on brink of total collapse – Christian lawmakers

By Henry Umoru ABUJA—CHRISTIAN lawmakers, yesterday, painted a glooming  picture of Nigeria, saying it was on the brink of total collapse. They also lamented that the delivery of public values has ceased to be the essence of governance as Nigerians could barely access basic social necessities. According to them,  these
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Spain Ultimatum Looms Over Catalonia Independence Drive

Protesters wave a Catalan pro-independence ‘Estelada’ flag as they gather at the Placa de la Universitat square in Barcelona during a general strike. AFP Spain has warned Catalonia’s leader Carles Puigdemont it will suspend the region’s autonomy if he failed to drop a secession bid by 10:00 (08:00 GMT). Puigdemont had signed
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Nigeria on brink of total collapse – Christian lawmakers

By Henry Umoru ABUJA—CHRISTIAN lawmakers, yesterday, painted a glooming  picture of Nigeria, saying it was on the brink of total collapse. They also lamented that the delivery of public values has ceased to be the essence of governance as Nigerians could barely access basic social necessities. According to them,  these
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PDP councillorship primaries: Crisis looms in Bomadi over alleged imposition

By Etop Ekanem Crisis may erupt in Bomadi over allegations that Moro Donbraye, a former Delta House of Assembly member, may have perfected deals to impose Nurse Edeinmene, an incumbent councillor, on Ward 1 in Bomadi metropolis on the basis of female gender. PDP Nelson Gomeromo, who tied with Mrs
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Union, Police confirm lock down on Abuja-Lokoja Highway by truck drivers

By Boluwaji Obahopo Lokoja—THE ever-busy Abuja-Lokoja Highway was completely locked down yesterday, by protesting truck drivers over the killing of their colleague, Suleiman Ibrahim, by officials of Kogi State Revenue Board for non-payment of N5,000 toll. Many travellers were stranded on both ends of the Murtala Mohammed Bridge in Lokoja,
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States to receive 13% derivation from mining revenue — FG

By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA— THE Federal Government has disclosed that states will receive 13 per cent derivation from mining revenue to encourage more collaboration. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, gave the hint while delivering his ministerial address at the ongoing 2nd Nigeria Mining Week, organised by
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Oba Ewuare II: Towards a Benin Renaisance

ON October 20, it will  exactly be one year that Omo n’ Oba n’ Edo, UKU AKPOLOKPOLO, Ewuare the Second, Oba of Benin, ascended the majestic throne of his forefathers. October 20, 2016 was a day the stars stood still for yet another great oba of Benin as he assumed
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Nigerian chef reveals the new robbery technique on the Abuja airport road, after falling victim and almost losing his life

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Lady arrested for torturing her nephew after wrongly accusing him of raping his sister

. . The police in the Okokomaiko division, Lagos State, have arrested one Chinyere James, 28, for allegedly torturing her nine-year-old nephew, Emmanuel, after wrongly accusing him of defiling his 3-year-old sister at their home on Akinberu Road, Okokomaiko.  . . Punchng reports that Chinyere, without investigation, allegedly flogged him
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Nigeria’s Like Sheep Without Shepherd – Catholic Archbishop

President Muhammadu Buhari. The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to salvage his image by taking his anti-corruption war seriously. He made the call on Wednesday in Lagos  at the Holy Cross Cathedral to mark the centenary of the Fatima Apparitions and closing
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I’m Working Hard To Recover – Moses

Victor Moses. Getty Images Victor Moses says he is working hard to recover from an injury he sustained during Chelsea’s Premier League game against Crystal Palace last weekend. The Nigeria international will be out of action for more than a month, as a result. The 26-year-old,  who is a key player
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APC Using Propaganda To Discredit Gov. Okowa – Okobah

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa/Twitter The people of Delta state have been urged to ignore the negative reports about the state from the All Progressives Congress (APC). A medical doctor Isioma Okobah made the call during the formal inauguration of the Okowa legacy group at Igbodo, Ika North- East area
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Pres. Buhari and his family arrive Turkey for his official working visit and the D-8 Summit

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APC Using Propaganda To Discredit Gov. Okowa – Okobah

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa/Twitter The people of Delta state have been urged to ignore the negative reports about the state from the All Progressives Congress (APC). A medical doctor Isioma Okobah made the call during the formal inauguration of the Okowa legacy group at Igbodo, Ika North- East area
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Reps raise c’ttee to probe TCN

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to set up an adhoc committee to investigate the activities of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, for the past 10 years. House of Representatives Essentially, the investigation bothers on foreign loans of $1.5 billion and contract processes of $500 million awarded
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Aare Ona Kakanfo cap fits Adams – Fayose

By Dapo Akinrefon & Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti— Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has described as a perfect fit and an honour well deserved, the title of Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland  conferred on National Coordinator of Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, Otunba Gani Adams, by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba
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Senate orders banks to unfreeze Patience Jonathan’s accounts

By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, ordered banks to, as a matter of urgency, unfreeze accounts belonging to former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. According to the Senate, the accounts were frozen without specific restriction orders from any competent court of law and some of the accounts were frozen based
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Oba Ewuare II: The messiah has come! – Josef Omorotionmwan

THE harmony of human hearts is the sweetest music in the ears of God. This has been the propelling force behind the first year of the reign of His Royal Majesty, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin. Today makes it exactly 365 days since
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Frank Ocean Wins $14.5m Libel Lawsuit Filed Against Him By His Dad

. . Earlier this year, Calvin Cooksey filed suit against Frank Ocean for a 2016 Tumblr post in which Ocean described allegedly hearing his father call a transgender waitress “f*ggot” when he was a child.  . . Cooksey had claimed the post ruined his future “financial opportunities,” but Ocean’s attorney
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Enugu govt approves N465m for water projects

By Dennis Agbo Enugu State government has approved N300 million for the construction and rehabilitation of over 82 bore holes in different rural communities of the state. Ugwuanyi The state government has also released N165 million for the rehabilitation of Ajalli Water Scheme, which is the major source of urban
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Eguavoen Goes Spiritual Ahead W/Cup Draw

Austine Eguavoen Former Super Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen has called on Nigerians to pray for the team to avoid world champions Germany, Brazil, Argentina and other top teams when the draw for the 2018 World Cup is made in Russia. The world football’s governing will conduct the draw on 1
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Biafran Police Retirees To Get Pension

President Muhammadu Buhari/Photo: State House President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of pension to police officers who served in the defunct Biafran Police during the 1967-1970 Civil War. The officers are those who were granted presidential pardon in the year 2000. To this end, about 162 of the retired officers
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Douglas House’s bizarre tenant – Ochereome Nnanna

I MET Anayo Rochas Okorocha for the first time 24 years ago at the Jos national convention of the defunct Social Democratic Party, SDP, which produced Chief Moshood Abiola as presidential candidate. On the morning of our departure at the Hill Station Hotel, a large number of brand-new police vehicles which
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Suspected rapist set would-be victim’s house ablaze in Delta

By Emma Amaize ASABA—A 21-year-old man, Jonathan, has allegedly set ablaze the residence of 36-year-old Joy Godwin of Okuokoko town, Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State, for allegedly preventing him from raping her younger sister, Mercy, 26. Vanguard learned that Joy, who demonstrated bravery when the suspect allegedly broke
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Over regulation of tobacco industry harmful to society — Expert

By Osa Amadi Over regulation of tobacco industry will deprive manufacturers of their social responsibilities to society, such as funding cancer research in health institutions, smoking cessation programmes and others. This was disclosed, Tuesday, in Lagos by Dr. Damilola Olajide, health economist in the United Kingdom and Senior Fellow of
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101 Nigerian SMEs to benefit from Iyaloja book launch

By Prince Okafor No fewer than 101 Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, SMEs, will benefit from the launch of play-book, Iyaloja, being the first in a series of events to immortalise Alhaja Abibatu Mogaji on her 101st post-humous birthday. According to the organisers of the event, “we have included in
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Corruption: Nigeria’s like sheep without shepherd — Catholic Archbishop Martins

By Sam Eyoboka CATHOLIC Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, yesterday, in Lagos urged President Muhammadu Buhari to redeem his anti-corruption stance, which has come under severe criticisms lately by those who believe he is shielding his political friends from prosecution. Archbishop Adewale Martins Addressing newsmen at the
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2019: APC’ll adhere to constitution on Buhari’s ambition

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—  Ahead of the 2019 general elections and the raging debate as to whether to give an automatic return ticket to President Muhammadu Buhari, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has said it would abide by its rules in the choice of its next presidential candidate. President
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Stop Allowing Useless Kidnappers Abduct You, Police Boss Tells Officers

Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris (photo: NAN) Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has reproved senior police personnel for exposing themselves to kidnappers. The police boss is embarrassed and annoyed over the recent kidnap of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Sarkin Pawa in Niger state. Amos
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Senegal Name Injured Mane In Squad To Face S/Africa

Mo Salah consoles Sadio Mane after his sending off. Getty Image Sadio Mane has been named in Senegal’s team for the World Cup qualifiers against South Africa despite his club saying he might be out for six weeks. Mane was substituted after a hamstring injury during a 2-0 World Cup
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Poverty Threatening Nigeria’s Democracy – Speaker Dogara

Nigerian House of Assembly Speaker, Yakubu Dogara Photo: Twitter Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says extreme poverty is threatening the country’s democracy. The speaker, who made this known when he received a delegation from the Conference of Speakers of Nigerian State Legislatures, said there was urgent need for
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INEC Promises Faultless Card Readers In 2019

Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has assured Nigerians that there would be no challenges with Card Reader machines in the 2019 general election. Yakubu told Senate Committee on INEC that the problem with card readers was not technical but with the training of the ad
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Educationist charges parents on safety education

By Amaka Abayomi THE Principal, Federal Government College Ijanikin, Lagos, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Essien, has charged parents to partner with the Federal Government to help actualise the objective behind the introduction of Safety Education in schools. Essien, who made this charge at the commissioning and handing over of some projects donated
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Emirates Airlines says Nigerian market exciting, adds new route

By Jacob Ajom NEW Emirates Regional Manager, Afzal Parambil, has described Nigerian aviation market as exciting even as the airlines has opened new routes. Specifically, after a stormy operational regime, occasioned by the harsh economic realities in Nigeria, Emirates Airlines, which has operated for a decade in the country, has
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