A Makurdi Magistrates' Court on Monday remanded a 25-year-old herdsman, Jooji Bature in prison custody for allegedly killing two policemen.
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Once rejected by Juventus and Inter Milan, Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri has been given the royal seal of approval by Italy's coaching hierarchy as the Foxes continue their unlikely run to the Premier League title.
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Motorists plying the conurbation Iyana-Ipaja-Ayobo and Iyana-Ipaja-Egbeda axis of Lagos State are now having stress-free drive to work and back home against the perennial early morning and late evening gridlock.
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The Head of the Netherlands Delegation in Lagos, Mr Michel Deelen, on Monday expressed optimism that if Nigeria professionalises her farming systems, more young men and women would be attracted to agriculture.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron braced for a parliamentary grilling on Monday over his offshore dealings revealed by the Panama Papers leak as he announced plans to criminalise firms whose staff facilitate tax evasion.
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John Kerry said Monday he was "deeply moved" by his unprecedented visit to the Hiroshima atomic bomb memorial -- and urged President Barack Obama also to make the trip.
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Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi remains the world's highest paid footballer with an annual income of 74 million euros ($84.3 million, Â£59.3 million), according to a report set to appear in Tuesday's edition of France Football magazine.
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An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced a former agriculture minister to 10 years in prison for corruption, a judicial official said, months after his arrest for taking bribes.
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Barack Obama says the biggest mistake of his presidency was the lack of planning for the aftermath of the fall of late Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi, with the country spiraling into chaos and grappling with violent extremists.
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The Conference of Minority Tribes of Nigeria (CMTN), has said it will drag the leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague following the alleged killings of some Fulani herdsmen in Abia State.
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Edo State Government has warned Fulani herdsmen and local farmers in the state to maintain the peace or face the wrath of the law, saying the government will neither ban grazing nor ban farming.
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Indian giant Tata Steel announced Monday the sale of a major British steel division employing 4,400 people, as it formally placed the rest of its steel assets in the country up for sale.
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The former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col Muhammed Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) triumphed at the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) Court in the first leg of his court action challenging his alleged unlawful arrest and detention without trial since December last year by the federal government. Against the objection of government, the Sub-regional courtRead More
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Pirates off the coast of Nigeria have attacked a Turkish cargo ship, kidnapping six crew members in a region which has seen increasing piracy in recent years, a Turkish maritime news agency reported Monday.
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The Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Harry Purwanto, on Monday said that the involvement of some Nigerians in drug-related offences was the reason many others were not being issued
visas to Indonesia.
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A 59-year-old physically challenged man, Mr Olaiya Adeagbo, has pleaded with an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 23-year-old marriage, accusing his wife of infidelity.
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The Federal Government on Sunday denied media reports that the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram is demanding 50 million dollars from it as ransom before releasing the abducted Chibok school girls.
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THE separation of religion from statecraft is predicated on the time honoured principle of protecting the fundamental rights of the citizens to practise any religion of their choice without let or hindrance. The secular nature of a state is further strengthened on the score that no religion is adopted as state religion and the founding fathers of Nigeria were very much aware of this and so adopted this model in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
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WITH a population of about 53 million people and a GDP of close to 350 billion US Dollars, South Africa is considered as a buoyant economy. Additionally, as an emerging economy with requisite technological know-how, South Africa will by all means represent a suitable partner with Nigeria in our quest for growth and national development
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