GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, yesterday, carpeted the five South-South governors of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who said they will take over Edo State in the September 10, governorship election in the state, adding that he would defeat the Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, or any of the governors in their respective states if he ran election against them.
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THE Disciplinary Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation yesterday slammed 5-year bans on Messrs Christopher Giwa, Muazu Suleiman, Yahay Adamu, Sani Fema and Johnson Effiong after finding them guilty on conducts â€œcapable of attracting a ban from FIFA and putting the administration and development of football in Nigeria into jeopardy.â€
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Mixed reactions, yesterday, trailed Wednesday's increase in the pump price of petrol to N145 per litre by the Federal Government.
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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi on Wednesday disclosed how former President Olusegun Obasanjo facilitated his emergence as the Ooni of Ife
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By Soni Daniel, Abuja Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, last night rejected accusation that he was in contempt of court for not freeing an Australian businessman, Wolfgang Reini, who is being detained in connection with investigation into the $2.1 billion arms cash. The commission said in a statement made availableRead More
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Presiding Judge of the Federal High Court, Owerri, Justice A. I. Alagoa, who is now hearing the tax forgery suit filed against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu by an aspirant in the December 8, 2015, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primaries in Abia State, Sir Friday Nwosu, has warned parties in the suit against delaying the matter.
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NIGER Delta Avengers, yesterday, listed some oil blocs which it claimed are owned by some prominent Nigerians, among whom are former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma (retd), late ex-Minister of Petroleum, Alhaji Rilwanu Lukman, a two-week ultimatum to shut down their operations and evacuate their workers from the locations or have them blown up.
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EBONYI State government said it had uncovered a job scam in the local government system involving 838 cemetery keepers, who are receiving consolidated Health Salary Scheme, CONHESS, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Samuel Okoronkwo, said in Abakaliki, yesterday.
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Traders at the Ariaria International Market, Aba, Abia State are currently on war path with the State Market Development Committee, SMDC, over the reconstruction of the market.
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THE Multi-National Joint Task Force, MNJTF, yesterday in Abuja after an assessment of its operations in the in last five months, said no fewer than 675 Boko Haram terrorists were killed within the period, while 566 others were arrested.
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ABUJAâ€”Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has said that the new pump price of N145 for Premium Motor Spirit would help to sustain supply and reduce the suffering to get the product.
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Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, inaugurated a seven-man Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the killings and destruction of property at Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state by herdsmen about two weeks ago.
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THE last is yet to be heard of the age-long crisis rocking the Performing Musicians Employersâ€™ Association of Nigeria, PMAN, as the recent ruling by Justice C.M.A Olatoregun-Ishola of the Federal High Court, Lagos, which set aside the Consent Judgment establishing the National Executive Caretaker Committee of the union may have hit the brick wall.
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Palpable fear has gripped residents of Ogun State, especially those who live at border communities over the incessant bloody clashes between men of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS and suspected smugglers. A lot of lives have been lost while many have been severely injured in the border communities in Ogun state as a result of clashes whenever the smugglers clashed with customs officials.
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UNEASY calm presently pervades the 17 year old Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, owned by the Ondo State Government. In the last one month, all has not been well with the institution following a disagreement among the university management, students and the Akungba community, which hosts the institution. Named after the former governor of the state, Chief Adekunle Ajasin, the institution has been enmeshed in avoidable crisis in the last one month.
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The Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Lasun Yusuf will tomorrow May 14, leads other prominent alumni of Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State to brainstorm on sustainable national development.
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POPULAR actress Halima Abubakar earlier in the week took to her Instagram page to pour her heart out, explaining why she would never get married to any man. According to the actress, those in marriage are miserable, hence she wouldnâ€™t want to get involved. â€œI donâ€™t want to be ever get married. Those in it are miserable. Forget the smiling, I didnâ€™t ask you not to marry...â€ she said.
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THE terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001 (9/11) in which nearly 3,000 people were killed, was a nightmare for humanity. But while people mourned across the globe, some schemed to make fortunes out of it even if it meant sending more innocent people to untimely graves. This is the case against two American psychologists; James Elmer Mitchel, 64, with a 1986 doctorate from the University of South Florida, and â€˜Bruceâ€™ Jessen who are accused of running a â€œJoint criminal