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Breaking: Longest serving teacher, missionary in Nigeria, dies

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The Catholic Diocese of Makurdi has announced the death of Rev Fr. Angus Fraser, believed to be the longest serving teacher and missionary in Nigeria. Rev Fr. Angus Fraser, belived to be the...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

P&G wins safety, health standards award

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Procter and Gamble (P&G), leading Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company in Nigeria and makers of Pampers and Ariel, has received the National Development Safety and Health Award as a testament...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

Sadly, we lost the war

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By Eric Teniola ON Tuesday March 20, 1984, the Chief of Staff Supreme Headquarters, Brigadier General Babatunde Abdulbaki Idiagbon (1943-1999) launched the National Consciousness and Mobilisation...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

Police nab 5 trans-border robbers in Lagos

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By Evelyn Usman Five suspected members of a trans-border robbery gang who were fleeing Ogun state, after a successful operation, were in the early hours of yesterday, arrested by the Lagos State...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

Anxiety over fate of Saraki, Dogara as NASS resumes

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By Clifford Ndujihe & Henry Umoru •We’ll remove Saraki at the slightest opportunity — APC senators •Any attempt to remove him’ll be resisted, PDP senators...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

Amosun, Fashola, Sosan, others make case for widows

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By Providence Emmanuel ABEOKUTA—FIRST Lady, Ogun State, Olufunsho Amosun; former First Lady and Deputy Governor Lagos State, Abimbola Fashola and Sarah Sosan, among other eminent women and...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

Recapitalisation: Insurance stocks top losers’ table in September

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The recapitalisation exercise recently announced by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) took a toll on insurance stocks in September with majority of them recording price depreciation. Data...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

Archbishop Chukwuma wants reversal to 6-3-3-4 education system

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Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop, Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, has advocated a reversal to the 6-3-3-4 form of education that allows for both cognitive and technical skill development of...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

7 suspected cultists arraigned in Ota

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Seven suspected secret cult members were on Monday arraigned in an Ota Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused are: Olaogun Azeez, 18, Tijani Azeez, 22, Jelili Adeniyi, 20, Sulaiman Owolabi,...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

Osoba, Odinkalu for second GOCOP confab

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FORMER Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba and former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu will grace the Second Annual Conference of the Guild of...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

Party chieftain dies at Ogun APC primaries

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He died immediately he was hit with charm—Eyewitness He collapsed while on queue, died in hospital—Police By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

Danger ahead as economy is now on auto pilot

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For every folly of their princes, the Greeks feel the lash— Horace, 65-8 BC. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ, p 61 By Dele Sobowale THAT the people perish for lack of good leadership has...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

Pyrrhic victory of any rise in minimum wage

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By Henry Boyo PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, inaugurated a 30 member tripartite Committee on Monday November 27, 2017, to negotiate a new National minimum wage. The Committee comprises six serving...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

Ogun 2019: Fmr Speaker, Bankole becomes ADP gov flagbearer

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA – The former speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Dimeji Bakole has emerged the flagbearer of the Action Democratic Party in the forthcoming 2019...

Sun Oct 7th, 2018     Read More →

How smugglers paid N2.24bn to customs

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The Federal Operations Units (FOU) Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has intercepted various smuggled items with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) worth N2.24 billion in one...

Thu Oct 4th, 2018     Read More →