Gov. Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the PDP for the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election, on Monday solicited the blessings of the Anegbette community traditional ruler ahead of the polls.
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Ascon Oil Company Ltd said it has recovered its fuel retail station at Block 36, Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos purportedly sold by Stanbic IBTC Bank.
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The federal government has commenced the execution of the sustainability measures contained in the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP).
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Atletico Madrid deserves to win this season’s Champions League after twice suffering heartbreak in the final, according to on-loan winger Yannick Carrasco. Diego Simeone’s side lost in extra-time in the 2013-14 showpiece and on penalties two years later, both times against city rivals Real Madrid. Atleti knocked out holders Liverpool 4-2 on aggregate in MarchRead
By Dapo Akinrefon, Former Governor of Osun state, Governor Oyinlola Olagunsoye has stated his support for Operation Amotekun, and further creation of regional security outfits to combat the rising insecurity nationwide. He said that drastic steps need to be taken to address the current state of insecurity in Nigeria. The former National Secretary of theRead
Romelu Lukaku scored for a ninth successive Europa League match as Inter took on Bayer Leverkusen on Monday, setting a new record in the competition. Inter forward Lukaku put Antonio Conte’s side 2-0 up 21 minutes into the quarter-final clash in Germany, squeezing a low finish in after holding off Edmond Tapsoba, before Kai Havertz pulled oneRead More
Julian Nagelsmann is confident RB Leipzig will not be impacted by news of positive coronavirus tests in the Atletico Madrid camp. Atleti revealed on Sunday two individuals had returned positive tests, with the cases then confirmed to be first-team stars Angel Correa and Sime Vrsaljko. Neither player will feature against Leipzig in their Champions LeagueRead
Former National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor of Osun state has spoken on his regret dumping the PDP for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2014. In an interview with Vanguard, Gov Oyinlola opened up when he was asked if he had any regrets going to the APC in 2014. HeRead More
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By Benjamin Njoku Nigerian reggae legend, Majek Fashek, who died on June 1 in the United States of America will finally be laid to rest in New York. This was announced by his son, Randy Fashek, in a viral video, which he released on Monday. Randy, who is based in Brooklyn, also thanked fans andRead More
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Villarreal have completed the loan signing of Takefusa Kubo from Real Madrid. The 19-year-old Japan international is yet to feature for Madrid’s first team in a competitive fixture, having signed last year before sealing a temporary switch to Real Mallorca. Kubo played 35 times in LaLiga this season, scoring four goals. ALSO READ: Sancho ‘staying’ atRead
Liverpool have confirmed the signing of defender Konstantinos Tsimikas on a long-term deal. A Greece international who plays at left-back, Tsimikas joins the Premier League champions from Olympiacos for a reported fee of £11.7million (€13m). The arrival of the 24-year-old provides an additional option to Andy Robertson, covering an area of need in Jurgen Klopp’s squad ahead of theRead
By Dapo Akinrefon Former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunyose Oyinlola has thrown his weight behind calls for the South-East to produce the next president in 2023. In an interview with Vanguard, the former Lagos State military administrator said: “The constitution of the PDP allows for zoning. If a northern president has held the positionRead
AS the debate on the 2023 Nigeria’s presidential election continues, the immediate past chief judge of Anambra State, Professor Peter Umeadi, has said it would be improper for other tribes to determine for the Igbo nation who should be the presidential candidate from the area.
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By Chioma Obinna Nigeria’s COVID-19 new infection rate has continued to drop as the country, on Monday, reported 290 new cases of coronavirus. Nigeria Disease Control Centre, NCDC, also recorded five additional deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 950. ALSO READ: COVID-19: Five states account for 60% of cases –Read
The President-General of Ndigbo United Forum, NUF, Chief Godson Ezenagu, has said that only a Nigerian President from the South-East can properly fix the country.
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By Femi Bolaji – Jalingo Following media reports that Governor Darius Ishaku has sacked his former Chief Press Secretary, Hassan Mijinyawa, at the weekend, the state government has on Monday said he was not sacked. It claimed the reports which were widely publicised on various media platforms was a misrepresentation of the state government’s decision.Read
Boko Haram terrorists have invaded many communities in Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno State, killing scores of farmers and herders after rustling hundreds of their domestic animals, mostly cows.
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ABUJA: The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has disclosed of its resolve to focus on the forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states in spite of Monday's appellate court judgment to the effect that INEC has no powers to deregister political parties.
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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday said that his administration had given palliatives to over 200,000 households since the outbreak of the Coronavirus in the state.
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The Police Command in Delta has confirmed the arrest of a fake soldier along Sapele-Benin road, conveying 420 wraps of Indian hemp.
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