The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has restated Federal Government's commitment to supporting
and elevating the nation's numerous festivals to enable them to contribute their quota to national development, while also preserving Nigeria's rich cultural heritage.
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The World Bank looks set to release more information on the spending of recovered loot by late General Sani Abacha as â€œit has referred portion of appeal by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to the Bank Archives Unit for processing for public access.â€
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Following are the results of Match Day 14 fixhtures in the 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), played on Saturday and Sunday:
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The Federal Government has condemned calls by some individuals and groups in the south-east geo political zone for herdsmen to leave the region.
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OGHARAâ€”Doctors within Oghara and environs in Delta State are lamenting the spate of kidnappings of their members as a medical doctor, Dr. Victor Ogagavwario, is currently nursing a gunshot wound on his right buttocks while trying to escape from his abductors.
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Interest rates received by customers of nine banks dropped by N44 billion between March 2015 and March 2016. On the other hand, seven banks increased interest collected from customers by N16.8 billion within the same period. These were revealed by the unaudited banksâ€™ financial results for the first quarter ended March 31st 2016 (Q1 2016) released by the banks. Among other things their results showed that the difference between interest collected from customers and interest paid to customers (net
ABUJAâ€”Three weeks to first anniversary of the present government, the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has revealed that how be became the running mate to President Mohammadu Buhari, saying his disposition to fight corruption in Nigeria was the motivating factor.
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LAGOSâ€”A 19-year-old boy identified as Gafar Ayoola, who resided at 16, Bridge Road, Otto, Ebute Metta in Lagos Mainland, had been allegedly tortured to death while in detention at Denton Police Station, Lagos.
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ABEOKUTAâ€”Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has deployed two police helicopters for the search of former Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo, who was kidnapped by some armed men on Sawonjo/Imasayi Road, in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State.
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Abujaâ€” The Nigerian Army said, yesterday, that its troops had succeeded in busting another Boko Haram bomb making factory in Ngala, Borno State, as clearance operation to rid the state of remnants of the terrorists continued.
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ABUJAâ€” FORMER Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark, said, yesterday, that the qualities of late Oba of Benin, His Majesty, Omo Nâ€™Oba Nâ€™Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa, were unmatchable.
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The Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, says the National Assembly will not support the creation of grazing reserves anywhere in the country.
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NIGERIAN Workers across the 36 states of the federation yesterday, joined their counterpart in the rest of the world to mark this yearâ€™s May Day, with some smiling home, while others left in despair.
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Lagosâ€”The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Habib Abdullahi weekend, said the agency had keyed into the Federal Governmentâ€™s agenda to diversify the economy. He said the agency was now more focused on ways to encourage the export potentialities of agricultural products and solid minerals.
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INDICATIONS emerged, weekend, that Fulani herdsmen have regrouped in bushes on Iga communityâ€™s corridor, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, to launch another attack, even as the apex socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, met yesterday in Enugu with a call on the Federal Government to boot out of office, all security heads in Enugu State over lapses that culminated in the slaughter of 46 Ukpabi, Nimbo natives last Monday by Fulani herdsmen.
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Yenagoaâ€”Ijaw Council for Human Rights, ICHR, has faulted the Northern governors' position that Fulani herdsmen should not be labelled as criminals in the wake of the vicious attack on an Enugu community in which several lives were lost. The Fulani herdsmen, not long ago, also sacked Agatu community in Benue State, where they killed many of the inhabitants.
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We make tasty, healthy indigenous convenience foods that are attractively packaged and competitively priced. Our first product which is the YesChilli and Ginger sauce has been in the market since January 2016. Presently, we are trying to establish the YesChilli brand.
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Troops prosecuting the war against Boko Haram terrorists have rescued more than 1000 hostages, held captive by the group, even as soldiers apprehended four female suicide bombers, approaching military locations from Sambisa Forest following a tip-off.
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A 35-year-old fake drugs manufacturer, Osita Eli, a graduate, has been jailed for five years without option of fine by a Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State.
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