ABEOKUTAâ€”Hundreds of indigenes of Sango and Ijoko in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun state, yesterday, besieged the private residence of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, urging him to prevail on Governor Ibikunle Amosun over the creation of Local Council Development Area and boundary adjustment.
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On Election Day 2015, Nigerians decided they preferred order to chaos and seemed united in the belief that we must finally have a country where hard work and merit, rather than looting public funds, amount to something. This war is not about APC or PDP, we must learn in this country to dissociate facts and logic from ethno-religious sentiment and party affiliations.
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A couple of weeks after Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung exhumed an already dead crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, election, he may be stirring another crisis in basketball with his secret meeting with a body declared illegal by the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF.
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Those who think that Nigeria will not have broadband penetration across the country in the near future should better have a rethink. Basking on the euphoria of the planned auction of the 2.6GHz spectrum at $16m per slot and the release of auction time table last week in Lagos, the Nigerian Communications Commission, has said that the road to broadband boom in the country is very close.
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ABUJAâ€” As part of efforts to develop a well-coordinated National Emergency Response System, the Federal Government has disclosed plans to audit all emergency response agencies operating in the country to determine their capabilities, both in times of emergency caused by insurgents and in everyday life occurrences.
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By Prince Osuagwu AS Nigeria currentlyÂ undergoes harsh economic weather where businesses are suffering and business executives, small and medium enterprise (SME) owners eagerly looking for solutions to their present economic predicaments, OracleÂ has promised to bring an innovative change in the way businesses are run. Although the country has been part of the evolution ofRead More
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A lawyer, identified as Ndubuisi Uhugbu, has been arraigned before an Aba South Magistrateâ€™s Court presided over by Chijioke Nwogu after he allegedly failed to produce a client he took on bail at the Police Area Command, Aba.
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15- year-old Secondary School student, Thank God Udo Jeremiah, a native of Ikot Akpan Udo Village in Ukpum Ete Clan, Ikot-Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa-Ibom State, Sunday, escaped death by the whiskers after being abducted by three heavily-built young men suspected to have come from neighbouring Amazaba Community.
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THE Senate disclosed, yesterday, that senators unanimously rejected the proposed loan to purchase their vehicles, saying none of the 109 lawmakers was interested in it.
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THE leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State held a strategic meeting to reconcile the frosty relationship between Governor Adams Oshiomhole and his deputy, Dr Pius Odubu, who is gunning to succeed his boss in the forthcoming September 10 governorship election in the state.
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Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) head coach, Kadiri Ikhana says Nigerian champions, Enyimba will be knocked out of this seasonâ€™s CAF Champions League today if they underrate their Tunisian opponents, Etoile Sportive du Sahel.
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DEPUTY President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, said yesterday that if war against corruption must be achieved in all its ramifications, there was the urgent need to establish special anti-corruption courts.
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THE Bill to ensure that budget proposal for every fiscal year was passed into law before the first day of January passed through second reading in the House of Representatives, yesterday.
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AYO Fayose, governor of Ekiti State, for more than a year now has been spoiling for a war with President Mohammadu Buhari who he has subjected to all kinds of verbal assaults. The attacks got more personal as the last presidential election drew closer and finally lost all pretence to decency when the PDP hierarchy called Buhari brain dead on account of his age.
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The House of Representatives Committee on Army says it will summon the Nigerian Army for interrogation over its reported involvement in the killings in Ogoni, Rivers State, on February 22 and 23.
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When is Lagos State going to hold its much delayed local government elections? That is the question that is now troubling many political stakeholders given the dithering procrastination of the authorities to conduct elections to replace the last set of elected council officials whose term in office ended in 2014.
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By Emeka Aginam The Africa Chair for World Forum on Internet of Things (IoTs), Chris Uwaje has inaugurated the Africa IoT Working Group. Uwaje in a press conference in Lagos at the weekend said that the African working group would serve as as a strategic platform to ensure that Africaâ€™s technology position is registered asRead More
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EVEN as the outcome of the probe into the circumstances surrounding the death of Mrs. Ngozi Udebu, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, is yet to be made public, burial arrangement for the deceased has been announced.
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The death toll from Ecuador's earthquake was feared to rise sharply as authorities warned Tuesday that 1,700 people were still missing and anger gripped families of victims trapped in the rubble.
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OFFICIALS of Etoile Sportive du Sahel of Tunisia have abandoned Enyimba FC of Aba as the Nigerian team arrived Tunisia for the CAF Champions League second leg against them in Sousse, Tunisia on Wednesday.
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