The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme(PAP), Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, said on Thursday that 304 amnesty beneficiaries had applied for job at the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State. Boroh, who is also the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Matters, disclosed this in an interview with the Newsmen, in Abuja. The Coordinator said the UniversityRead
Lawmakers in Nigeria’s oil rich state, Rivers, have urged the Federal Government to redeploy the state Commander of the Special Anti-rubbery Squad (SARS) as part of efforts to stem insecurity.
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Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports on Wednesday called on the National Assembly to allocate more funds to sports in Nigeria.
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Technology giant, Google has honoured Nigerian literary icon, Chinua Achebe on its doodle, adding up to the long list of awards clinched by the writer in life and in death.
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The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, has appealed to well-meaning Nigerians to support governments to achieve cheaper cost of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) popularly known as (IVF).
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The Federal Government of Nigeria has developed an action plan for Demobilization, Disassociation, Reintegration and Reconciliation (DDRR) aimed at reducing the threat of Boko Haram, achieving peace, and facilitating the provision of international support and assistance in the North East.
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The National Coordinator APGA Media Worriors Forum, Evang Chinedu Obigwe, Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has again proved that ‘he is for nobody and he is for everybody’, a rhetoric he first opined in 2015, during his swearing in speech as the president of Nigeria.
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Visiting Journalism Instructor at the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, Adamawa State, Ibanga Isine, has advised the Nigeria’s government to adopt the University’s Peer To Peer campaign, “I Stand For Nigeria,” to counter hate speech and fake news in the country.
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Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned that Ndigbo will use all resources within its reach to resist any attempt to rig Anambra state Governorship election on Saturday.
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By Esther Onyegbula Several persons may have been feared dead at Abbatoir area of Agege outskirts of Lagos when a train derailed this morning. Lagos State police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole who confirmed the incident noted that the train also rammed into a Trailer, injuring many and leaving unconfirmed number of victims feared dead. According toRead More
A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450.3 million in New York on Wednesday, blazing a new world record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction, Christie’s said. “Salvator Mundi” or “Savior of the World,” which depicts Jesus Christ, more than doubled the previous record of $179.4Read More
A Catholic priest is mediating a potential political exit for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, although the 93-year-old is insisting he can only be removed via a party leadership vote, political and intelligence sources said on Thursday.
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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been placed in Pot 4 ahead of the group stage draw for the FIFA World Cup set to hold on Dec 1.
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President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday.
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As tension mounts in Kanam Local Government Area of Plateau State over rumoured cancellation of last Saturday’s All Progressives Congress, APC, councillorship primaries, party leaders in the locality have appealed for calm, saying there was no such plan in the offing.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday sealed another property allegedly belonging to suspected pension thief, Abdulrashid Maina. The property located at No. 5 Sokoto Road adjacent to the Zamfara State Governor’s lodge, is a set of 4 one storey block of flats under construction totalling 12 flats. The latest seizure by anti-graft agencyRead More
ABEOKUTA—A 24-year-old man, Ehioboh Lucky, has been nabbed by men of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly impersonating billionaire businessman, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr.
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Lagos—The trial of nine drug traffickers, who allegedly hid 266 kilogrammes of Methamphetamine and 310 kilogrammes of Ephedrine, banned substances suspected to be cocaine, heroin and LSD, in cartons of noodles and jerry cans, has commenced.
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FORMER Minister of Education and national chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof Tunde Adeniran has advised Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to support his ambition to emerge the party’s national chairman in the December 9 convention, saying the South-West geopolitical zone will not produce the presidential candidate of the party in 2019.
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Anambra State governorship election holds on Saturday, November 18, and the past few weeks have been electrified by the campaign of the contestants.
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