The Federal Government says it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.
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As anxiety mounts over continued delay by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State to declare for second term, prominent indigenes of Epe, his home town, including Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, have given insight as to why the governor is yet to declare his second term ambition ahead of 2019 elections.
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Recently, the airwaves were rife with the heartwarming news of Ibeto cement company limited completing a historic reverse merger with Century Petroleum Corporation, a United States of America publicly traded petroleum exploration and production company. With Ibeto Cement’s acquisition of 70% majority control of Century Petroleum Corp. resulting in the reverse merging of Ibeto Cement’s assets into Century Petroleum, Dr. Cletus M. Ibeto took over the reigns as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
SO much has been said about Nigeria’s economy, with different interests espousing differing views and pushing divergent narratives – some positive and others negative. Most of those pushing the negative, do so from a point of how they feel and what they seem to be seeing; while those pushing the positive, rely largely on the fundamentals as they continue to emerge.
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KANO—The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, has advised Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to convene a security summit with political leaders and security agencies in the state to map out strategies to avert violence during the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
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Former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, has said he was supporting the re-election ambition of President Muhammadu Buhari, instead of former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, for the sake of the unity of the country and to enable the President complete the good work he had started.
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ABA—A 22-year-old man, Agaezichi Ogbonna, has allegedly killed his mother over a love affair with the mother’s sister at Akpaa Mbato community, Obingwa council area of Abia State.
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The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, said, yesterday, the 6 am to 6 pm curfew imposed in Bwari town in the territory, would remain until further notice.
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Edo State has recorded over 4,000 beneficiaries of the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, GEEP.
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Benue, Taraba and Ekiti state governments, yesterday, reacted angrily to claims by Acting Director of Information, Defence Headquarters, Brig Gen. John Agim, that politicians were using thugs as herdsmen to cause attacks on communities across the country.
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With Nigeria ranking 187 out of 189 countries in global health index, organisers of the Nigerian HealthCare Excellence Award, NHEA, weekend said the award was instituted to promote improvement in healthcare delivery as well as ensure international standards in the nation’s health system.
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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, weekend, said his administration had intensified collaboration with operatives of Operation Whirl Stroke, a military spike operation in the state, to prevent further attacks on citizens and ensure persons displaced by the herdsmen crisis return to their ancestral homes.
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Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited, WRPC, has assured that it would continue to promote a healthy relationship with its host communities.
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The National Chairman of the Labour Party, Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, has said that the return of Former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, to the party would add greater value because his return has rekindled the hope and confidence of the party.
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Five Kenyan police officers and three reservists were killed Sunday when their vehicle hit a homemade landmine in Wajir, northeast Kenya, a government official said.
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Arthur Ebunam, ex-Rangers International has blamed the Super Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Croatia in their World Cup opener on wrong positioning of players and formation not amenable to scoring goals.
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