THE Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, disclosed yesterday that a total of 23,000 policemen would be deployed to provide security for the September 10 governorship election in Edo state.
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DISTURBED by the controversies arising from Nigeriaâ€™s poor outing in the just concluded Rio Olympics in Brazil, where it won only a bronze medal in menâ€™s football, the Senaqte has said it will probe the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung and the National Olympics Committee,
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Nigeria Football Sports Supporters Club has accused President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick of working with some expelled members of the club to form a parallel body, warning him to steer clear of the activities of the club.
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Commuters plying Amakohia- Ubi road in Owerri West Local Government Area, are currently thinking of an alternative road to access in and out of the community for their daily businesses.
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The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has congratulated the Governor of Enugu State, Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the Federal Minister of Aviation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi on the landing of the first Cargo Plane at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
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NO fewer than 31 drivers were yesterday tried for various traffic offenses as one of the culprits, a lorry driver, Okwudili Onukwube was sentenced to two months imprisonment by the mobile court sitting in Abakaliki for non-possession of valid drivers licence and dangerous driving.
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MARITIME Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, yesterday, said no fewer than 20 shipping companies, had shut operations in Nigeria due to unfavourable governmentâ€™ policies, leading to the retrenchment of over 3000 workers in the last one year.
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My dear sister and friend, Temi Harriman, a lawyer and politician, has just won a legal battle against a bunch of malicious men who decided, for reasons best known to themselves, to libel a lady who doesnâ€™t deserve to be embarrassed.
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There have been controversies over the hosting of the Olympic Games. In fact, there have been mass boycotts. For instance, most African countries boycotted the 1976 Games due to the non-expulsion of New Zealand which maintained close sporting links with Apartheid South Africa. Four years later, 62 countries, led by America, boycotted the Moscow Olympic Games on the excuse that the then Soviet Union intervened in Afghanistan. The latter retaliated in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games by leading
THE campaign team of the PDP candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu was yesterday attacked at Jattu, the home town of the APC deputy governorship candidate, Philip Shaibu in Etsako West local government by youths allegedly said to be sympathetic to the APC who destroyed two vehicles in the process.
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THE national menâ€™s basketball team, the Dâ€™Tigers may not have qualified for the quarter-finals at the just concluded 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil but they have emerged better than they were before the Games as figures released by the sportâ€™s world governing body, FIBA show.
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ABUJAâ€”The Federal Government has announced the re-opening of eight satellite prisons in Bauchi State for the North East. The prisons were earlier shut, due to the wave of Boko Haram insurgency in the zone.
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Social media platform, Facebook says it was ready to unveil a ten-year roadmap which will impact the Nigerian economy. The companyâ€™s Director of Global product Partnerships, Mr Ime Archibong, disclosed this in a telephone interview with Vanguard yesterday.
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AS delegates from the north and Abuja gather in the Plateau State capital, Jos, to work out an amicable solution to the numerous challenges facing the Church, 14 state chairmen have condemned the activities of some fifth columnists bent on destabilizing the church on account of Christian Association of Nigeriaâ€™s recent elections.
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UP and coming Nigerian long jumper, Ese Brume has been assured of support in her quest to improve on her performance at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games.
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ABUJAâ€”President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated his former Minister of Petroleum Resources during his days as military Head of State, Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, who clocked 80 years old yesterday.
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United Bank for Africa Plc recorded gross earnings of N166 billion, net operating income of N109 billion and profit before tax of N40 billion in the last financial year.
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Players and officials of the Nigeria Olympic Eagles are yet to receive their remaining allowances after winning bronze medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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Efforts by a candidate in the just concluded Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, general elections, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzam, SAN, to stop the swearing-in of the purported winner of the election, Mr. Abubakar Mahmoud, SAN, at the on-going annual conference of the association in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday, suffered a temporary setback as an Abuja High Court could not hear the matter, because the processes had not been served on all the parties in the suit.
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PORT HARCOURTâ€” Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to comply with an order of a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, prohibiting the release of any result for the cancelled Tai Local Government Area in the March 19 re-run elections in the state.
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