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DPR seals 5 filling stations in Cross River for sharp practices

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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed five fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the government approved price of N145 per litre and other offences. DPR...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

34 years after, UNIBEN gets another female VC

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Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City Exactly 34 years after the University of Benin got the first female Vice-Chancellor in the history of Nigerian tertiary education, another female...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Prof. Salami becomes UNIBEN first alumnus, second female VC

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UNIBEN Vice-Chancellor, Professor (Mrs ) Lillian Salami (Centre). PHOTO: UNIBEN Website By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City Thirty-four years after the University of Benin got the first...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Four sisters killed in Edo road accident

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A pregnant woman and three of her sisters were reportedly killed on Saturday morning in a road accident in Edo state. The driver of the car, who was with his wife when the accident occurred, was...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

BREAKING: Six girls, 2 staff of Boarding School inKaduna released by kidnappers

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The six girls and two members of Staff of Engravers Boarding School kakau daji in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State that where kidnaped early this month have been released. A very...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Teenage cultists take over Lagos

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Primary, secondary school students among Turn to pick pockets, robbers We were forcefully initiated – arrested teen cultists Six out of ten children in Lagos are into cultism- Police boss By...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Don’t’ Let Him Die

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•Dele Giwa By Nyaknno Osso This book is meant to immortalize Dele Giwa, one of Nigeria’s most talented journalists, who was bombed out of existence at age 39 on Sunday, October 19,...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

BEWARE! There might be a baby factory in your neighbourhood

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…why the trend persists …new born males sold for N900,000, females N800,000 By Ebunoluwa Sessou, Josephine Agbonkhese & Florence Amagiya Following a tip-off, we put a call through...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Yoruba leaders disagree over origin, meaning of their name

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Yoruba is one of the three largest ethnic groups in Nigeria.They are concentrated in the Southwestern part of Nigeria. The people constitute about 40 million in the West African region and 35 per...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

The story of Nkwo Orodo: A growing national epidemic

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Gov Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State By Dr Ugoji Egbujo Mbaitoli is dying and Ihedioha is staring at the clouds. Mbaitoli receives 200 million monthly from Abuja. The poor folks in Orodo won’t...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Border closure: Mixed reactions greet closure in South-West

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Niger traders angry at Nigeria’s border closure. PHOTO: Screenshot/DW Documentary. Farmers in the South-West have mixed opinions on the Federal Government’s border closure, while some...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

How my agric business became billion naira venture ― Ex-militant

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Retson Tedheke, the ex-militant who became an agriculture entrepreneur has said that the worth of his farm business in Ga’ate, Nasarawa state is more than N1 billion, encouraging more...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Ekiti gives BEDC ultimatum to rehabilitate faulty electrical installations

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Benin Electricity Distribution Company By Rotimi Ojomoyela, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Government has expressed concern at the slow pace of response by Benin Electricity Distribution Company(BEDC) to...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Kwara in catch 22 situation

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazak Rotimi Sulyman Kwara like the whole Nigeria is in a catch 22 situation. The state government will need to walk her talk to port into the real next level, not the platitude...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

N1billion insufficient for Kogi, Bayelsa Elections —INEC

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By Henry Umoru – Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday raised the alarm that if the Commission must conduct forthcoming elections without hiccups, there was...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →