The Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori, headquarters of Khana Local Government Area, was yesterday shut down indefinitely over violent protest by students.
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Perhaps, bowing to pressure, the Independent national Electoral Commission (INEC), may reverse itself over the new 30, 000 polling units allocated to the North.
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Less than two weeks after the killing of an impostor, Bashir Mohammed, who claimed to be Abubakar Shekau, a new video released by Boko Haram yesterday, claimed their leader was not shot dead by the Nigerian military.
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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has abolished the 35-year retirement policy for workers in the state. The workers are now to retire at the age of 60 regardless of whether they have put in 35 years in the state civil service.
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Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, alongside 25 members of the state House of Assembly, officially defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday.
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In retrospect, one can say, without any iota of doubt, that the message that crept into my phone on September 6, this year will go down as the worst text message I have ever received in my entire life. Almost brutal in its simplicity, the message, which originated from Mr. Femi Adesina, Managing- Director of The Sun Publishing Ltd,
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It is evident to all who care to look well enough that our country is today at a critical historical juncture. Challenges that in regular climes and under normal circumstances should have been corporately addressed for the good of the land are now being
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As the countdown to the debut of the international edition of the New York Times in the New Telegraph on Monday, October 6, continues, political and business leaders in the country have continued to laud the partnership between the two newspaper organisations.
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A face-off appears imminent between the PDP National Working Committee and elected officials on its platform, particularly governors exercising second term mandate in their respective states.
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Tributes continue to pour in for the late Vice Chairman of The Sun Publishing Limited, Pastor Dimgba Igwe, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver on September 6, while jogging around his Okota home in Lagos State.
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reiterated its earlier call for the arrest and prosecution of Ekiti Governor-elect, Ayodele Fayose, over the crisis that erupted on the premises of the state High Court on September 25, warning that failure to act decisively now could spell danger for judges and the nationâ€™s democracy.
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Â The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has joined others in mourning Mrs. Oluremi Oyo, the former Managing Director of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) whose death was announced today. A statement from the NGE said Mrs Oyo, a Fellow of the NGE and its first female president, died on Wednesday in London, few
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(ABUJA) The former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Oluremi Oyo, is dead. She died yesterday afternoon at a London hospital at the age of 62. Mr. Dele Bodunde, NAN Deputy Editor-in-Chief confirmed Oyoâ€™s death to DailyPost Thursday morning. â€œIt is true, Aunty ti lo (meaning Aunty is gone in Yoruba),â€ he
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(ABUJA) Nigeria’s military court-martialed 97 of its troops on Thursday for offenses including mutiny, assault, absconding, house breaking and disorderly behavior, it said. The president of the court-martial, Brigadier General Musa Yusuf, did not explicitly state that the trials related to soldiers’ conduct in a war against Islamist insurgents Boko Haram, but the troops were
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(ABUJA) A man claiming to be Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has appeared in a new video, contradicting Nigerian military reports that he was killed, French news agency AFP reported on Thursday. Screen grabs of the video, seen by Reuters, show a figure in boots and combat fatigues who looks similar to the man claiming
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(JOHANNESBURG, South Africa) Nedbank Group said on Thursday it will acquire 20 a percent stake in pan-African lender Ecobank Transnational for $493 million in cash, ending months of speculation the South African bank could walk away from the deal over governance concerns. Nedbank, South Africa’s fourth-largest lender, had a right to take the stake under
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Prof Ango Abdullahi, the conÂfirmed irredentist and his coÂhorts, are at it again. They are beating war drums over the 2015 elections. Prof Abdullahi, we must remember, has always been in the news for the very wrong reasons. Some of us came to know him way back in1986 over a certain infamy that he was
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Former chief coach of the Super Eagles, ChrisÂtian Chukwu has called on the newly electÂed board of the NigeÂria Football Federation (NFF), under the leaderÂship of Pinnick Amaju to face the task of seeing that Nigeria qualifies for the AFCON 2015 chamÂpionship billed for MoÂrocco. Chukwu, captain of the victorious Green Eagles side that won
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Former Super EaÂgles chief coach, Samson Siasia, has advised Nigerian players to change their career attitude if they must not suffer after playÂing football at the highest level. Sia One, as the coach is fondly called by admirers pointed out that most NigeÂrian players during their acÂtive days carry on as if they will play
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