Disputed Obu mine site in Okpella shut doen with immediate effect
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Disputed Obu mine site in Okpella shut doen with immediate effect

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

The Edo State Government has ordered the immediate shutdown of the disputed Obu Mine site in Okpella community, Edo State, following a directive from the Federal Ministry…

Saraki urges agencies to enforce drug laws
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Saraki urges agencies to enforce drug laws

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised all agencies charged with the responsibility of enforcing drug laws to buckle-up, to ensure effective enforcement of the law prohibiting…

Mob set ablaze suspected female kidnapper in Ilorin
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Mob set ablaze suspected female kidnapper in Ilorin

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

A suspected female kidnapper was lynched and set ablaze by angry mob at Offa Garage area of Ilorin on Monday. The woman had gone to fetch a…

Police investigate alleged herdsmen attack in Akwa Ibom
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Police investigate alleged herdsmen attack in Akwa Ibom

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom says it is investigating an alleged Herdsmen attack on some communities in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. The…

Hip Hop star, Burna Boy docked for robbery, conspiracy
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Hip Hop star, Burna Boy docked for robbery, conspiracy

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

By Abdulwahab Abdulah & Jane EchewedoHip hop musician, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy was on Monday docked before an Ikeja Magistrate Court by the Lagos State Police,…

BREAKING: Buhari extends tenure of Service Chiefs
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BREAKING: Buhari extends tenure of Service Chiefs

Webby - December 18, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the extension of the tenure of the Chief of Defence Staff, the Chief of Army Staff, the Chief of Air Staff…

Leicester’s Puel has unfinished business in League Cup
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Leicester’s Puel has unfinished business in League Cup

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

Claude Puel says he has unfinished business in the League Cup ahead of Leicester’s quarter-final clash with Manchester City after a painful defeat in last season’s final…

BREAKING: PENGASSAN suspends nationwide strike
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BREAKING: PENGASSAN suspends nationwide strike

Webby - December 18, 2017

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its planned nationwide strike. PENGASSAN had announced the strike would commence 11:59pm today (Monday).…

BREAKING: Buhari cancels trip to Niger Republic
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BREAKING: Buhari cancels trip to Niger Republic

Webby - December 18, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his scheduled trip to Niger Republic. Buhari was billed to attend the 59th proclamation of Republic of Niger ceremony in Tahoua, Niger.…

Nigerien stabs two Dutch journalists over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
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Nigerien stabs two Dutch journalists over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

A Nigerien man stabbed two Danish journalists in Gabon, allegedly saying it was a revenge attack against the United States for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.Knife stabThe…

Okowa Signs 2018 Appropriation Bill Into Law
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Okowa Signs 2018 Appropriation Bill Into Law

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

… Assures Deltans Of Full Budget Implementation SENATOR Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday signed the Delta State 2018 Appropriation Bill of three hundred and eight billion naira…

Long queues resurface in Lagos, petrol hawkers back
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Long queues resurface in Lagos, petrol hawkers back

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

Lagos residents on Monday saw the return of long queues at petrol filling stations, newsmen report. Newsmen, who monitored the situation, reports that many petrol stations did…

Benue govt confirms killing of Army Colonel
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Benue govt confirms killing of Army Colonel

Webby - December 18, 2017

The Benue State Government has confirmed the killing of a Colonel in Katsina – Ala axis of the State. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, while confirming the…

Fayose receives N4.76b Paris Club refund
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Fayose receives N4.76b Paris Club refund

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

The Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has confirmed receiving the sum of N4.76 billion as the last tranche of Paris Club refund. In a tweet on…

BreaKing: PENGASSAN suspends strike
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BreaKing: PENGASSAN suspends strike

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

By Johnbosco AgbakwuruABUJA – THE leadership of Petroleum and Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has announced the suspension of the strike it embarked Monday. The…

Why I built maternity hospital in Taraba – TY Danjuma
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Why I built maternity hospital in Taraba – TY Danjuma

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

A former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retired), says high rate of maternal mortality in Nigeria is the reason why his foundation, TY Danjuma Foundation,…

Dele Momodu, Davido settle two-year quarrel
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Dele Momodu, Davido settle two-year quarrel

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

Rave -making Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido and Ovation Magazine Publisher, Dele Momodu, has finally reconcile after two years of `beef’ over ‘Baby Mama drama.’ DELE…

What Fayose borrowed so far – Ekiti govt. clarifies issues on borrowing
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What Fayose borrowed so far – Ekiti govt. clarifies issues on borrowing

Webby - December 18, 2017

The Ekiti State Government has described as total falsehood, report that the State borrowed a total sum of N56 billion since Governor Ayodele Fayose assumed office and…

Ikoyi Cash: whistle blower gets 421m
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Ikoyi Cash: whistle blower gets 421m

Ademola Yakubu - December 18, 2017

Gov. Okowa speaks on Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh crisis
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Gov. Okowa speaks on Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh crisis

Webby - December 18, 2017

The Delta State Governor, Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, December 18 says he does not take sides with any groups or communities as far as the lingering…