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PSG coach says Neymar fit to face Bayern, downplays penalty row

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Abuja – Neymar has been included in Paris St Germain’s squad for Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League game against Bayern Munich after recovering from a foot injury, coach Unai...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Youths Council felicitates with Dalung at 54

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National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), an umbrella body of Nigerian youth organisations, has felicitated with the Minister of Youth and Sport, Mr Solomon Dalung, on his 54th birthday.Dalung The...

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NLC condemns refusal of Benue Govt. to pay salaries, pensions

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned the refusal of the Benue Government to pay salaries, pensions and gratuities after collecting bail-out funds and Paris Club refunds. Mr Ayuba Wabba,...

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The media doesn’t even use FOI Act like CSOs and lawyers – Femi Adesina

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Abuja – Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has urged the media to ensure effective utilisation of the Freedom of Information Act, to promote...

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Keyamo denies releasing video of Psquar fighting in his chamber

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…….gags feuding brothers from granting interviews By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Lagos based legal practitioner, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, on Tuesday, said his law firm was not...

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FG pledges partnership with investors to address housing deficit

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will partner with genuine investors in the housing sector to bridge the country’s housing deficit. Osinbajo made the pledge in Abuja...

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Senate summons Adeosun, Udo Udoma, Emefiele over 2017 budget implementation

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – NOT comfortable with the implementation of 2017 budget, the Senate President disclosed that the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun and her counterpart in the...

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CBN retains rate, denies over funding FG

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The Central Bank of Nigeria has retained the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 14 per cent and equally left all policy parameters unchanged. Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele...

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IPOB: Kanu not being held by Nigerian Govt, may be hiding – Lai Mohammed

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By Anthony Ogbonna The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is not being held by the...

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British Airways sacks stewardess behind racist joke against Nigerian passengers

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British Airways has sacked Joanne Wickenden, a stewardess who posted a racist Snapchat rant attacking Nigerian passengers after she was called in for a two-hour meeting with bosses. Joanne...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari’s health is private even if state’s paying- Lai Mohammed

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Nigeria’s president is under no obligation to disclose his medical condition even if the state is the one paying for his medical bills, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed...

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Only Igbo presidency ‘ll address marginalization of south east zone – Nnwaohanmuo

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bY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE ABA – A former Commissioner of Youth Development in Abia State, Mr. Ekele Nwaohanmuo has said that only Igbo presidency will fully address the marginalization of the...

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Recall Notice: Again, Melaye evades Service

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The embattled Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye was Tuesday absent from his office when officials from the legal department of the Independent National...

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Dangote says kidnappers scaring investors away

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….says insecurity impacting negatively on economy By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA – THE Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has raised the alarm that the activities kidnappers was...

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IPOB: We can only support lawful agitations – Dogara

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*says House ‘ll debate restructuring By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-Apparently referring to the agitations for secession by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, the Speaker of the House of...

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