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Three Nigerians arrested for kidnapping Chinese in Angola

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Angolan authorities in Huíla Province in the southwest have arrested three Nigerian nationals allegedly for kidnapping a Chinese, local media confirmed.Parade of suspected vicious and...

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Delta youths endorse Buhari for 2019

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PORT HARCOURT – Niger Delta youths have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his empowerment program for youths in the region, pledging their support for him and his Vice, Professor Yemi...

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Nigeria holds key to West-African single currency

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have said that the economic performance of Nigeria was crucial in realising the dream for a single currency in the West African...

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PIND Holds Niger Delta Development Forum

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Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND), in collaboration with Market Development in the Niger Delta (MADE), holds the sixth edition of its Niger Delta Development Forum...

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NDDC staff acquire 27 acres of land in Delta

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MANAGING Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, has lauded the staff of the agency on their efforts to ease accommodation challenges in their areas of...

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Aliko Dangote Foundation joins global leaders to fight malnutrition, pledges Us$100 million for Nigeria

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What problem can be found in every country in the world and affects one in three people globally? What problem is so rife that the World Health Organization (WHO) terms it “the new...

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Asaba massacre on global stage

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Global attention was recently drawn to the October 1967 carnage, the Asaba massacre in Midwestern Nigeria via a one-minute informercial placed strategically mid-way into the highly informative...

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How I tackled illegal wood export and deforestation – Amina Mohammed

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Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, has strongly denied claims that she was involved in the illegal export of African rosewood, also known as kosso, from Nigeria to...

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Police arrest man, 65, for allegedly molesting teenage boy

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Minna – The Nigeria Police, Niger State Command said it arrested a 65 year-old man, Patrick Kalu of railway quarters, Minna for allegedly having anal sex with a 15 years old...

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FG increases take-off grant of Maritime University to N5bn – Usani

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The Federal Government has approved an increase of N5 billion as take-off grant for the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta, from N2 billion earlier announced.The Maritime University, in...

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Union leader wants more training for lecturers in medical schools

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Dr. Yahaya Madaki, a labour leader, has urged the Niger State Government to support lecturers in the School of Health Technology, Minna to acquire higher certificates so as to enhance service...

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2018 Budget: Citizens call for more allocation to education, agriculture

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Nigerians have continued to react to the 2018 Budget proposal with more appealing for increased allocation to education and agriculture. The proposed budget was presented to the National...

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N’Delta leaders persuade Avengers to abort hostilities temporarily

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NIGER Delta leaders and stakeholders have persuaded the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to shelve their plan to recommence bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta region in the interim, to give...

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President Buhari tries to woo Igbos

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After the infamous Python Dance lI, you may be thinking that president Muhamadu Buhari would leave the lgbos in the cold, right? Well, you may be wrong because president Buhari plans to...

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PNDPC has fresh mandate to dialogue with FG  — Ayemi-Botu, Diongoli

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By Emma Amaize, Warri THE Pan Niger Delta People’s Congress, PNDPC, led by His Majesty, King Charles Ayemi-Botu, yesterday, declared that it was the legitimate body with a new mandate by...

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