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They took back my crown when I refused to succumb – Pageant winner

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By Morenike Taire •Says people only see the glamour in pageantry After emerging winner of a beauty pageant in Abuja (name withheld), Okolie Isioma Gift‘s crown was withdrawn because she...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

108 pupils benefit from NNPC/SNEIPCo scholarship

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By Vincent Ujumadu, Awka ONE hundred and eight brilliant pupils from public primary schools across the country have been awarded six years secondary school scholarship for the 2018/2019 academic...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

My experience with a governor

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By Tony Nwaka Today I am going to tell a story; a long one indeed. You really would need to take your time to read this. Please pardon me if I am beginning to bore you with many stories. I guess...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

The political lies that killed Citizen Khorsa

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By Emmanuel Aziken Nigeria’s leading political actors were all about in the outgoing week projecting themselves and seemingly rewriting history. It was, however, a different matter for the...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

PDP Convention: Atiku rips BoT apart

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-With barely two weeks to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has taken a step closer to clinching the sole...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Leading elevator firm in Nigeria wins awards

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By Moses Nosike A leading player in the elevator and escalator sector, Xizi Elector has remained unbeaten so far in Nigerian market. Following its records anywhere it operates, Eliel Jerahmeal...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

NAFDAC seizes cartons of Tramadol, Diazepam from Lagos warehouse

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) operatives raided a Lagos warehouse and seized controlled drugs, such as Tramadol, valued at N105.6 million. NAFDAC The...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

NYSC Saga: My case is different, says Communications minister, Shittu

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By Omeiza Ajayi Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu has reacted to reports alleging that he evaded the compulsory National Youth Service Corps scheme, insisting that his case cannot be...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

CBN gives $317.52m, CNY58.40m for agric, raw materials

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Friday, provided 317.52 million dollars and 58.40 million Chinese Yuan (CNY) to customers seeking foreign exchange in the agricultural and raw material...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Osun 2018: INEC, EFCC vow to prosecute vote buyers,sellers

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Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) say vote buyers and their...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Skye Bank’s operating licence revoked by CBN

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The Central Bank of Nigeria has revoked Skye Bank’s operating licence. The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC created a bridge bank named Polaris Bank to assume assets and...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Direct primaries can end Imo APC crisis – Hope Uzodinma

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Sen. Hope Uzodinma, representing Imo West Senatorial District, has called for adoption of direct primaries in Imo to end crisis and ensure victory for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Buhari mourns former Kwara military governor, Bamigboye

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Bamigboye family on the death of retired Brigadier-General David Bamigboye, the first military governor of Kwara. The president’s condolence...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Healthcare: FG pledges support for innovation guarantying quality services

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Mr Ife Adebayo, the Special Assistant on Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government under the present administration will support any innovation...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Ajimobi declares for Oyo South Senatorial seat

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Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Friday in Ibadan, announced his intention to contest the Oyo South Senatorial seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Oyo state governor,...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →