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Ruiz stuns Joshua, takes boxing’s world heavyweight champion

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New York – Andy Ruiz Jr. stopped British title-holder Anthony Joshua in the seventh round of their fight in New York on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American heavyweight world...

Sun Jun 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Govt ineptitude hindering FoI Act

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By President Aigbokhan Tuesday, May 28, marked the 8th anniversary of Freedom of Information, FoI, Act. Nigeria became the fifth African nation with a freedom of information law, when on May 28,...

Sun Jun 2nd, 2019     Read More →

2019 UTME: JAMB releases 4,536 more results

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Lagos – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released 4, 636 more results of its recently conducted Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Candidates writing...

Sat Jun 1st, 2019     Read More →

Alhaji Kola Animasaun: 1939

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For 19 years Alhaji Kola Animasaun held sway in Vanguard first as Chief Sub-edtor and later as Chairman of the Editorial Board. He was variously in Tribune, Sketch and was already an editor with...

Sat Jun 1st, 2019     Read More →

My husband is having sex with a mad woman, wife tells court

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Ado-Ekiti – An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court on Friday dissolved a 14-year-old marriage between Amaka Nwafor,36; and her husband, Friday Nwafor,47, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

INSECURITY: Don’t withdraw licensed guns, Reps tell Buhari

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu •Say that will expose innocent Nigerians to more danger •Insist Executive order can’t override Act of Parliament •Urge President to sign National...

Fri May 31st, 2019     Read More →

Intelligence-led policing: More equipment on the way for Nigeria Police

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The Nigeria Police Force says it is in the process of acquiring more sophisticated equipment that will enable it shift completely from manual policing to intelligence-led policing. The Assistant...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

NACA seeks prevention of new HIV infections

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..Plans 90% viral load reduction by 2020 By Sola Ogundipe & Chioma Obinna The outcome of the preliminary findings of the Nigerian HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey, NAIIS, has revealed that...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

ASUSS commends FG for establishing Secondary Schools Commission

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Ado Ekiti – The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) on Thursday commended the Federal Government over the establishment of a National Secondary Schools Commission. teacher The...

Thu May 30th, 2019     Read More →

Inauguration: Fayemi congratulates Buhari, Osinbajo, 29 Govs

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.Says Nigeria ‘ll witness dev, prosperity By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti-Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

S’West hunters warn herdsmen over attacks

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signing VGN bill’ll reduce crime rate — VGN By Dapo Akinrefon & Ola Ajayi HUNTERS Association of Nigeria in the South West zone, yesterday, vowed to stop further attacks on people...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

20 years on, dark clouds over our democracy

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TODAY marks exactly 20 years of our return to democratic rule. On May 29, 1999, the military regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar handed over power to an elected President, Olusegun Obasanjo, of...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

How Sen Melaye escaped from Police custody — Witness

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—Prosecution witness yesterday at the FCT High Court in Apo, Abuja has given insight into how senator Dino Melaye escaped from police custody last year while being...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

4 arrested in Ekiti over open defecation

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Ekiti State Government, yesterday, said it had arrested four persons who failed to provide toilets in their residences. The Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources in the state, Gbenga...

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →

Lightning strikes herbalist dead in Ekiti

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Ado-Ekiti—Apprehension enveloped Aramoko-Ekiti yesterday, following the death of a middle-aged herbalist, who was struck by lightning. Tribunal strikes out petition challenging Gov....

Wed May 29th, 2019     Read More →