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Metro

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, rainy activities on Thursday

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja –  The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the Central States of the country on Thursday with chances of thunderstorms over Kaduna. NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its […]

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9 researchers get N50m NCC grant for telecoms research

By Constance Imasuen Abuja –  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given a N50 million grant to nine researchers in Nigerian institutions to carry out research in the telecommunications sector. Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice […]

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Former NAN Director loses 101-year-old mother

Osogbo –  Mr Buki Ponle, a former Director of the News Agency of Nigeria has announced the death of his centenarian mother, Madam Victoria Ibironke Ponle (a.k.a VIP). Ponle, currently the Chief Executive Officer of […]

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Metro

Truck kills TASUED student

By Temitope Salami Ijebu-Ode (Ogun) –   Ms Kofoworola Kuku, a 300-Level Human Kinetics student of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijebu-Ode, was on Wednesday knocked down by a truck, killing her instantly. The […]

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Health

Expert list causes of infertility in men

By Talatu Maiwada Abuja –   An Abuja-based Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr Ibrahim Wada, says 20 per cent cases of infertility are found in men. Wada said this on Wednesday at an Open Day Educative Forum […]

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Corruption: ASUP advocates capital punishment

By Awayi Kuje Nasarawa (Nasarawa State) –  The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa branch, has advocated for capital punishment for corrupt persons in the country. The union said this would boost […]

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Politics

Ekiti: Fasuyi, Others Dump PDP

ABUJA (Sundiata Post) – Following the outcome of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial primary election held last week for the July 14 election in Ekiti State, a businessman and chieftain of the party, Mr. […]

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Foreign

Gunmen detains Electoral Workers in Iraq’s Kirkuk

Baghdad –   Gunmen are detaining electoral workers in Iraq’s volatile province of Kirkuk, the Head of the Election Commission said on Wednesday, four days after the country’s parliamentary elections. “Political sides have exercised pressure […]

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Top Stories

NAF Air Strike Neutralises Fleeing Insurgents In Borno

By Doris Esa Abuja –  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has neutralised many fleeing insurgents in its ongoing “Operation Thunder Strike’’ against the Boko Haram terrorists in the North East. The NAF’s Director […]

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Ijaw youths remember late Isaac Boro in Yenagoa

By Christian Ogbonna Yenagoa –  Business activities in Yenagoa Bayelsa Capital were on Wednesday grounded, as Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) celebrated the 50th remembrance day of late Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro, an activist and […]

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Metro

Woman allegedly stabs pastor with broken bottle

A 39-year-old woman, Esther Olawale, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court, Osun State, for allegedly stabbing a pastor with broken bottle. Olawale, of no fixed address, is facing one count of assault. […]

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Business

Nigerian Senate Finally Passes N9.1trn 2018 Budget

By Nse Anthony-Uko ABUJA, (Sundiata Post) – The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, finally passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill, after six months of consideration, having inflated estimated expenditure from N8.612 trillion to N9.12 trillion. Recall that […]

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Kwara Assembly confirms 19 commissioner nominees

Ilorin   –      The Kwara House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of 19 commissioners nominees sent to it by Gov. AbdulFatah Ahmed. The nominees were confirmed after a screening which lasted […]