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Flood disaster looms as Kwara farmers ignore NEMA’s warning because ‘our umblical cords are buried here’

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By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—Disaster looms in Kwara State as hundreds of farmers in the northern part of the state ordered to relocate from their farmlands to escape the National Emergency...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria remains the best place to invest, anywhere in the world — Chairman, BUA Group

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The journey of the Nigerian integrated cement manufacturing, which took a new course just over a decade ago, has seen Nigeria move from a nation with under 3 million tonnes of production capacity...

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →

ASUU must henceforth consult us before embarking on strike — NANS

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…Wants recovered loot channeled to education sector By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has warned university teachers against embarking on ...

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →

Flood: Dangote-led relief committee donates N250m to Benue victims

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Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the Chairman, National Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation, says it has provided N250 million as relief assistance to victims of the devastating flood in...

Sun Sep 10th, 2017     Read More →

Flood: Dangote-led relief committee donates N250m to Benue victims

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Lagos – Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the Chairman, National Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation, says it has provided N250 million as relief assistance to victims of the devastating flood...

Sun Sep 10th, 2017     Read More →

Sports Minister tasks youths on talent development

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Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalong has advised youths in the country to develop their potentials in sports for them to represent the nation in future sports competitions. The...

Sat Sep 9th, 2017     Read More →

‎Basketball: Kano Pillars Clinch Kwese League title

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Kano Pillars Basketball Club on Saturday defeated Gombe Bulls 74-54 to retain the Kwese Sports Premier Basketball League title. The match, which was played at the Indoor sports hall of the Sani...

Sat Sep 9th, 2017     Read More →

FCT Cricket Association optimistic of medals at NYG

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Ayo Adewole, Secretary of the FCT Cricket Association on Thursday said he was optimistic that the team would win medals at the third National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin. Adewole said this in...

Thu Sep 7th, 2017     Read More →

My wife chased me out of my house, man tells court

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A 55-year-old civil servant, Ezekiel Daniel, on Thursday approached a Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court in Aso Pada, seeking the court’s intervention to end his 12-year-old marriage to his wife,...

Thu Sep 7th, 2017     Read More →

Food prices drop significantly in Nigeria

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The harvest of food crops in the South-west has made appreciable positive impact on the prices of foodstuff, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria has revealed. Some farmers and stakeholders, who...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Paris Club refund: 68% of states heed FG’s advice – Survey

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Majority of the state across the federation, have utilised the second tranche of the Paris Club refund they received to clear the arrears of their serving and retired workers’...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Dangote invests N400bn in sugar backward integration projects

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DANGOTE Group has so far invested over N400 billion in sugar backward integration projects under the Nigeria Sugar Master Plan, (NSMP, being implemented by the National Sugar Development Council,...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Saraki tasks ambassadors-designate on economic ties

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By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—THE Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, tasked ambassadors-designate to Japan and Malaysia to work out plans towards strengthening the relationship...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

National Youth Games: Osun Govt. releases N18m

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Osun government on Monday said it had released N18 million its contingent’s preparation and participation in the 3rd National Youth Games holding in Ilorin, Kwara. The Commissioner for...

Tue Sep 5th, 2017     Read More →

Goalkeeper’s miscalculation caused our draw with Cameroonians – Sports Director

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The Kwara Director of Sports, Tunde Kazeem, said on Tuesday that the goal conceded by the Super Eagles in their return leg match in Yaoundé, Cameroon was due to a technical error and...

Tue Sep 5th, 2017     Read More →