A 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Sierra Leone and African champions the Ivory Coast will now be played in Port Harcourt after Lagos declined to stage the match because of concerns over the Ebola disease.
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Thrilled by the growing start-up market in Africa, Microsoft, under the 4Afrika Initiative, has confirmed its support for the upcoming DEMO Africa event slated to hold this month in Lagos.
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Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Jos, on Tuesday said the ongoing war against corruption initiated by President Mohammadu Buhari remained crucial to the development of the country.
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National Universities Commission ,NUC, Tuesday, said there are no 54 illegal universities operating in Nigeria.
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He explained that contagious parasite such as Amoebae, Trichomonas, Giardia, Scabies and Pubic lice were parasites contacted through sexual process. ``Pubic lice are parasitic insects found primarily in the public or genital area of human beings and this pubic lice is found worldwide and occurs in all races, ethnic groups, and all levels of the society,â€ he said.
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Pope Francis on Tuesday called on priests to pardon women who have abortions, and the doctors who perform them, during the upcoming Jubilee year -- overruling hardline traditionalists within the Catholic Church.
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The group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr Emmanuel Kachikwu has disclosed that oil theft would be completely eradicated in the next eight months.
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The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, this morning, admitted the former National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki, to bail on self recognizance.
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A pan Igbo socio- political group, South East Town Unions, says President Muhammadu Buhariâ€™s manner of appointments which have only favoured the North, is threatening the unity of Nigeria.
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Abdifatah Hagi, Deputy Governor of the Lower Shebelle Region, said Al-Shabaab on Tuesday captured an African Union military base in Somalia.
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The naira depreciated by N5 to N220 per dollar yesterday in the parallel market Â as dollar demand to fund Hajj pilgrimage and payment of school fees increased demand for the United States currency.
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Human rights activist, Mr. Emmanuel Adejoh, has assured the nation that Buhariâ€™s anti-corruption stance would soon come under the light in Kogi State with the emergence of Prince Abubakar Audu as the governorship candidate for the All Progressives Congress, ahead of the November 21 governorship election in the state.
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Three policemen were, yesterday, feared killed during a shootout with pipeline vandals at Olanukan village, in Ishawo Agric area of Ikorodu, Lagos.
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EMOHUAâ€”MILITARY authorities in Rivers State have given a one-week ultimatum to eight communities in Emohua Local Government Area of the state to fish out and surrender the gunmen, who allegedly ambushed and shot dead a soldier and police officer, while they were on duty along the Emohua-Kalabari Road in the area.
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Former Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, has challenged his successor in office, Governor Nyesom Wike to publish the statements of government accounts with Skye Bank, FAAC, Zenith Bank and Access Bank, insisting that about N7.5 billion cash was left as balance in the state Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, as at May 29, 2015, alongside money in other accounts, totalling N8 billion.
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Ahead of the 2016 governorship election in Edo State, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has said it had thrown its doors open for credible persons aspiring to contest in the election to join the party.
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The governor, who stormed the state Secretariat at 8:00am, in an unmarked car and without the usual convoy and aides, ordered the gates of the Secretariat locked after him. The unsuspecting civil servants walked into the waiting hands of the governor, who kept watch at the gate. Over 30 late comers were apprehended by the Governor, who immediately directed that a disciplinary committee be set up to try them with appropriate sanctions.
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Policemen attached to Lagos State Police Command have arrested a young man, identified as Agubosin Ifeanyi Friday, for allegedly impersonating the former Lagos State Commissioner of police, Mr. Kayode Aderanti.
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The police detectives attached to ota division of the command in Ogun State have arrested a-65-year-old landlord, Joseph Olaleye for allegedly setting a-three year old boy of his tenant Abdulahi Razaq ablaze to death.
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The 40-year-old lawyer, Chika Uzoamaka, who was alleged to have sexually assaulted a nine-year-old girl (names withheld) was yesterday re-arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrateâ€™s Court.
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