There was tension in Delta Steel Company (DSC) Township and Orhuwhorun towns in Udu Local Government Area, Delta State, as suspected Orhuwhorun youths yesterday unleashed terror on residents of the DSC Township.
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By Udeme Clement The South-WestÂ Chairman, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Tokunbo Korodo, speaks on the persistent scarcity of petrol in the country. There is zero allocation for fuel subsidy in 2015 budget, what scenario will likely ensue? To start with, the outgoing government should not have removed fuel subsidy allocation
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70 Christians have been reportedly murdered in Plateau State, including one pastor. The body count was said to have piled up after at least a half dozen attacks allegedly perpetrated by cattle herders. Herders frequently terrorize Christian farmers in Plateau, Bauchi, Kaduna, Taraba, Benue, among others
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Most discerning followers of Nigerian football were not surprised by the inclusion of Kelechi Iheanacho and Isaac Success in coach Manu Garbaâ€™s squad for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup. It would have shocked many, had the duo, especially, Man City attacking pearl, Iheanacho been left out of the squad. But that is exactly what Coach Garba was set to do â€“ drop them and continue with those he won the African Youth Championship in Senegal and those that had been in camp with him since April â€“ before
Jim Iyke has never had it easy with the womenfolk. Most issues he has had with them he never bargained for. Just like last Monday, the actor was doing the regular thing everyone would do after meeting with who you consider your favourite governor in Nigeria. He posted a picture of himself with Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State, with catchy captions to show how much he respects the governor for his wonderful achievements in his state.
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AS the world prepares for a World Global Outreach Day, president of Gospel Unlimited, Prof. Durojaiye Adegboye has blamed division and disunity in the Church on the failure of Christians to engage in consistent evangelism.
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A girl, about 10 years old, carried out a suicide attack at popular Tasha Market/motor park in Damaturu, Yobe State capital, yesterday, killing seven and injuring 31, witnesses said. The killings came on a day it was revealed that Boko Haram Islamists had recaptured a strategic town in Borno State.
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Well, as an oracle of God, itâ€™s not in my place to take sides unnecessarily. But I have realised a very disturbing trend in the media, which is the way and manner people are misquoted either to sell their medium or to blackmail. And again, it could still be a function of lack of comprehension by some people. What I have to say is that I can be held responsible for my words and actions, but I canâ€™t be held responsible for your lack of comprehension
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We are in the middle of the longest fuel crisis in five years. In many places, it mirrors the dark days of the 1990s when fuel queues were routine, together with their many accessories â€“ jerry cans, hoses and plastic bottles cut in half as funnels. Coupled with poor electricity supply, Nigerians frustration and anger are largely justified. Yet the problem has a simple, plug-and-play solution. Emeka Akabogu is the Chairman, OTL Africa Downstream. He speaks on why he thinks subsidy removal is
A group of unknown gunmen has kidnapped the member representing Toungo Counstituency in the Adamawa House of Assembly, Alhaji Adamu Usman.
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US commandos killed a senior Islamic State group leader in a nighttime raid into Syria, US officials said Saturday, as IS jihadists seized the northern part of Syria's ancient Palmyra.
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Football enthusiasts in Ebonyi have hailed the 21-man Flying Eagles list released by Coach Manu Garba on Friday, for the forthcoming FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.
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Iara, the newly wedded wife of Adams Oshiomole, governor of Edo state, has performed her first official role as the first lady of the state, less than 24 hours after her wedding.
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Media mogul and Chairman of the Silverbird Group Ben Murray-Bruce, has expressed fear that the youths of Nigeria might become the debtors of tomorrow instead of the leaders of tomorrow as a result of the recurring borrowing by state governors in the country
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Manchester United will feature in next season's Champions League after arch-rivals Liverpool's 3-1 defeat by Crystal Palace on Saturday assured them of a top-four finish in the Premier League.
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Thousands of opposition supporters marched through the Togolese capital on Saturday to protest the results of presidential elections that extended the Gnassingbe family's nearly five decades in power.
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Long-serving Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard bade an underwhelming farewell to Anfield on Saturday as his side lost 3-1 to Crystal Palace in his final home game for the club.
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THE African Peer Review Mechanism,APRM,has rated the President Goodluck Jonathan administration below average saying that the 2011-2015 development plan initiated by the administration had failed to improve the nationâ€™s economy and the well-being of Nigerians.
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Failure is an orphan but success has cousins and brothers. This age long saying has found fulfilment in the All Progressives Party, APC, which won the last presidential election and still went ahead to record a landslide in the gubernatorial election across the countryâ€™s. Consequently, many politicians who would never have reckoned with APC or its members in the event of failure have swiftly identified with the party. This is a chronology of incidences that shaped APC from its formation stage to
A combined team of Federal Fire Service and FCT Fire Service, on Thursday put out a fire which engulfed part of the Federal Secretariat in Abuja.
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