Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state has expressed sadness over the two suicide bomb explosions in Damaturu early morning today in which six people were confirmed dead and 26 others injured.
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The National Population Commission (NPC) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Monday kicked off the harmonization and integration process of biometric database as directed by the federal government.
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The newly constituted leadership of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) on Monday called on the ruling All Progressive Congress ( APC ) to caution its national youth leader, Mr Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo over his comments on the crisis rocking the council.
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Director-General, National Sports Commission, Alhassan Yakmut has appealed to President Mohamadu Buhari to allow a percentage of proceeds of the Nigeria Lottery Trust Fund for development of sports in Nigeria.
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A chair aspirant at Ugbenu-Oghara community, Ethiope-West Local Government Area, Delta State, Mr. Godfrey Okuma, attacked with his supporters, penultimate Saturday, Â by armed youths allegedly recruited by his opponents, Â has petitioned the police to Â bring the perpetrators to book.Â
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A female suicide bomber has killed herself and seven others at the Damaturu Motor Park. Many others were severely wounded by the blast which shook the vicinity.Â
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MR. You-are-fired Donald Trump is a man who has fired the imagination of the American public with his brand of unorthodox political campaigns. Initially written off as a nonentity, Trump has weathered all storms to remain fixed at the top of the Republican Party presidential race list.
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Lagosâ€”The four suspects paraded in connection with the recent bank robbery in Ikorodu, Lagos State, have dragged the Inspector General of Police before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, saying that their alleged confessional statements given out to journalists, was extracted from them behind their lawyer.
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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said on Monday that official corruption and privatization of public enterprises led to massive losses in public revenue.
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The Chief Matron, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mrs. Caroline Oriola, has reportedly died in her office within the assembly premises.
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A 40-year-old man, Salau Kehinde, has told a Customary Court in Ikorodu, Lagos, that he physically abused his wife, Shakirat, 32, whenever she refuses to have sex with him, but that he had no intention of bathing her in hot water.
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There was pandemonium yesterday at Majidun area of Ikorodu as a Naval personnel allegedly shot three persons, leaving them in a critical condition.
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ONITSHAâ€”Legal firework is expected to continue at the Federal High Court, Owerri, Imo State on September 22, this year in the human rights suit filed by the Bilie Human Rights Initiative on behalf of the Supreme Council of Elders of the Indigenous People of Biafra, SCE-IPOB, against the Federal Government of Nigeria.
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President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, set up a 13-member panel to probe two of his predecessors, late Umaru Musa Yarâ€™Adua and Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, on procurement of arms and ammunition for the Armed Forces.
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Akureâ€”POLICE detectives in Ondo State are probing the death of a two-year-old-boy during a scuffle between his mother and a neighbour at Idanre area of the state.
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IT'S an undiluted shame that one has to write about the voting age in Nigeria in the year of our Lord 2015! All the preceding ages of civilisations that humanity ever knew had addressed standards in one way or the other.
From stones depicting prices,through King Henry I stretched arm making a yard to the French King's foot until international standard weights and measurements evolved,the issue has been managed by stages of enlightenment.
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The All Progressives Congres-APC, Akwa Ibom State Chapter has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Department of State Service, DSS and other agencies to undertake a thorough forensic financial examination of the stateâ€™s resources from May 29, 2007 to May 28, 2015.
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Stakeholders in the Nigerian laboratory industry have identified wrong use of water as a major factor militating against the quality and reliable laboratory analysis in the country. Speaking in Lagos at a workshop on Laboratory Water Purification Technologies by Merck Group and Katchey Company Ltd, they said use of the wrong type of water contaminates results of lab analyses.
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LAGOSâ€”Last weekâ€™s massive losses in the international commodities and financial markets have resonated further in the Nigerian space at the opening of business yesterday as the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, benchmark index, the All Share Index, ASI, declined 2.2 per cent to 29,214.13 points bringing Year-To-Date loss to 15.7 per cent, the greatest loss in six months.
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Lagosâ€”An Ikeja High Court has vacated an order of interim injunction restraining the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode from performing the coronation ceremony of the Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi.
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