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Lagos wins 5th Lafarge Africa National Literacy contest

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By Oghenefego Obaebor Lagos State, represented by Kehinde Lawal and Idowu Ayomikun has won the 2018 edition of Lafarge Africa National Literacy Competition (LANLC).Lawal and Ayomikun won the...

Thu Nov 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Senator lauds Buhari on projects completion

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni LAGOS—Senator, representing Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly and Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, Gbenga Ashafa has commended...

Mon Nov 19th, 2018     Read More →

FG begs 222 families affected by cement coy’s environmental pollution in Ogun

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—THE Federal Government, yesterday, appealed to members of the 222 families affected by the quarry activities of Lafarge Cement Company in Akinbo village, Ewekoro...

Mon Nov 19th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s commitment to project completion, impressive- Senator

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni Senator, representing Lagos East Senatorial District at the National Assembly and Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, Gbenga Ashafa has commended President Muhammadu...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

NEMA reels out facts to counters Reps’ claims

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The management of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has countered the claims of violation of public trust against it by the House Of Representatives Committee on Emergency and...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

I will marry her! Man, 50, pleads after narrating how he raped autistic girl in bathroom

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By Dayo Johnson, Akure A 50-year-old carpenter and father of three, Tunde Ogunlade, who allegedly took advantage of an autistic girl by raping her in Akure, Ondo State capital, says he is prepared...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

‘B/Haram survivors didn’t get food on which officials paid N800m demurrage’

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•The Reps’ case against Osinbajo, NEMA DG on N39.5b IDP intervention funds •Claims are a hatchet job – VP’s associate By Levinus Nwabughiogu Nigerians are at it again....

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

How Kwara by-election would be won and lost

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By Dare Alade ON Saturday November 17, a couple of by-elections to fill vacant parliamentary seats will hold across some Nigerian states. That includes Kwara State which recently lost a member of...

Fri Nov 16th, 2018     Read More →

PROBE: Reps panel uncovers another set of hidden rice in Lagos

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor ABUJA—HOUSE of Representatives committee probing the fraud in National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has discovered another set of rice hidden in...

Fri Nov 16th, 2018     Read More →

Niger Tornadoes FC ready to target top 4 position in 2018/2019 NPFL season, club chairman says

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Minna – Niger Tornadoes Football Club of Minna on Wednesday said they were ready to challenge for honours in the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.Niger...

Wed Nov 14th, 2018     Read More →

NBA roundup: Draymond-less Warriors hold off Hawks

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Oakland (CA,U.S.) – Jonas Jerebko recorded a 14-point, 13-rebound double-double in place of suspended Draymond Green, helping the Golden State Warriors pull away from the Atlanta Hawks for a...

Wed Nov 14th, 2018     Read More →

NEMA Probe: Osinbajo has questions to answer, Reps insist

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…say VP approved N5.8bn while acting as president; no evidence of monies spent By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—THE House of Representatives insisted yesterday that Vice President Yemi...

Wed Nov 14th, 2018     Read More →

Gombe Bulls, Kwara Falcons drag NBBF to Court

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Gombe Bulls Basketball Club and Kwara Falcons Basketball Club have dragged the factional Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF Board led by Musa Kida to an Abuja High Court over its plan to organise...

Sun Nov 11th, 2018     Read More →

Harmmattan – Expert advises asthma patients to limit exposure to dust

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Dr Nuhu Bile, the Acting Epediomologist, Gombe State Ministry of Health, has advised asthma patients to limit exposure to dust to avoid attack during the harmattan season. Bile gave the advice in...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Communal clashes claim 41 lives in Adamawa, Gombe

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BY UMMAR YUSUF No fewer than 41 persons were confirmed killed while 107 houses among other property were destroyed during the recent communal clashes between the Lungudas tribe in Adamawa state...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →