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Again soldiers invade Rivers community, raze 15 houses

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HAR-COURT—There is pandemonium in Touma community, Bille Kingdom of Degema Local Government Area, Rivers State, following the invasion of the area by armed men believed to be troops of the Nigerian Army. It was gather

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CAF eager to eradicate age cheating in football

The South African Football Association’s president, Danny Jordaan, has explained the significance of the CAF date changes and participating teams, while also revealing that the association is keen on eradicating age cheating in African football

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Nnamdi Kanu violated bail conditions by addressing huge rallies arrest him, Arewa youths to Osinbajo

*Total rejection of restructuring shows Nigeria can never be one — IPOB *Anambra monarch threatens to drag Kanu to court; Says IPOB leader never received any authority from Igbo ancestral home By Soni Daniel, Vincent Ujumadu & Chinedu Adonu

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Kogi targets 38,400 classrooms

By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—Kogi State government, yesterday, said it will build 38,400 additional classrooms for primary schools across the 21 local government areas of the state. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State The state’s governor,

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Host Community PIB, two others scale second reading

lSenate may include Kano, Kaduna, others in host community law lAs Senate adjourns till Sept 19 By Henry Umoru ABUJA—A BIll for an Act to provide framework relating to Petroleum Producing Host Community’s participation, known as the Petr

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15 parties to field joint candidates in Anambra, Ekiti, Osun polls

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—The Mega Coalition, an electoral alliance of 15 registered political parties, has announced its decision to field consensus candidates in the Anambra, Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial elections. This was even as the alliance e

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Let’s make S-East industrial hub — ThinkEast

*Urges Ndigbo to invest in the zone By Ebun Sessou A socio-political organisation, ThinkEast, has challenged the people of South-East and South-South Nigeria to invest back home to develop the two regions, and make it the industrial hub of Nigeria. I

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INLAND WATERWAYS: Lagos refutes NIWA’s claims, says judgment favours her

By Olasunkanmi Akoni lagos—The Lagos State Government and authorities of the National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, are currently at loggerheads over the control of waterways in the state following Appeal Court Judgment granted control to t

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Attack on Buhari: Common sense, decency have eluded Fayose – Oyegun

By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor & Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA — National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said that the attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari by the Ekiti state Governor, Ayo

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Ex-UN envoy calls for review of judicial system

By Victoria Ojeme ABUJA—Former Nigeria’s perma-nent representative to the United Nations, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, has called for a review of the country’s judicial system to ensure sustainable peace and conflict resolution. Judic

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