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PDP Wins Ibarapa East State Constituency By-election In Oyo

By David Adeoye Eruwa (Oyo State –  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday declared Mr Debo Ogundoyin, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), as the winner of the Ibarapa East State Constituency […]

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Politics

APC National Convention scribe resigns

By Emmanuel Mogbede Abuja – The Secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention Committee, Sen. Benjamin Uwajumogu, has resigned his appointment. Uwajumogu told newsmen on Saturday in Abuja that he took the decision for personal […]

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Dogara pledges support, supply of food for IDPs

By Jessica Onyegbula Abuja –  Houuse of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara on Saturday pledged to support the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Abuja with adequate food supply. Dogara, who made the pledge in Abuja while […]

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Metro

Police confirms attack on Plateau community

By Polycarp Auta Jos –  The Police has confirmed the attack on Saturday of Kura Falls community in Gashish District, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau and killing of three persons by unknown gunmen. […]

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Politics

Abubakar nominates his Chief of Staff as deputy

Bauchi –  Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi has nominated Alhaji Audu Sule , the Chief of Staff, Government House, to serve as his Deputy. Alhaji Umar Sade, State Commissioner for Information, confirmed the nomination to […]

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NSCDC trains 74 personnel on weapon handling

By Muftau Ogunyemi Akure –   The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has trained no fewer than 74 personnel on weapon handling to enhance security. Mr Pedro Awili, NSCDC State […]

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Researcher tasks govt on poverty alleviation

By Yemi Adeleye   Lagos –  Dr Jubril Salaudeen, a Researcher with Lagos Business School, has urged governments at all levels to address issues of poverty and insecurity by encouraging education and skills acquisition. Salaudeen, […]

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Archbishop lauds FG on Not-too-Young-to-Run Law

By Egbogota Clara Lagos –   The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, has lauded the Federal Government for signing into law the Not-too-young-to-run bill. Martins made this commendation on Saturday at a […]

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Fresh attack claims 15 lives in Zamfara

By Ishaq Zaki Gusau –  Barely one week after the killing of 26 people in a community in Zamfara, gunmen have again hit another village in the state, killing 15 people. The Public Relations Officer […]

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Politics

Why I Withdrew From APC Chairmanship Race -Odigie-Oyegun

By Emmanuel Mogbede Abuja –  Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that he will not be re-contesting the national chairmanship position in the forthcoming National Convention slated for […]

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Foreign

U.S. airstrike kills 12 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia

Johannesburg –  A U.S. airstrike in Somalia against the militant group, Al-Shabaab, killed 12 fighters, the U.S. Africa Command said on Friday. The airstrike took place about 50 kilometres south-west of the capital, Mogadishu and […]

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Igwe Nnewi Decries Metuh’s Deteriorating Health

The traditional ruler of Nnewi and grand patron, Anambra Sta­te Traditional Rule­rs Council, HRH. Igwe K.O.N Orizu III, the Igwe Nnewi, has issued a statement expressi­ng his deep worries about the state of health of […]

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Business

CBN Injects $331.41m Into Currency Market

(Sundiata Post) – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday injected $331.41 million into the interbank foreign exchange market, continuing its efforts to boost liquidity and alleviate dollar shortages. The bank said the funds […]

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Economy

NSE: Indices down by 3.38 per cent on profit taking

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma Lagos –  The capital market bowed to sell pressure by investors on the first trading day in June, with crucial indicators of its performance declining. For instance, the market capitalisation shed N467 […]

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AMCON recovers N740bn from debtors in 2017 – Kuru

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma   Lagos – Mr Ahmed Kuru, the Managing Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Friday said the corporation recovered N740 billion from debtors in 2017. Kuru stated this at a […]

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Metro

22-yr-old to hang for armed robbery in Ekiti

By Opeyemi Aremu-Gbemiro Ado-Ekiti –  A state High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Friday sentenced one Segun Afolayan to death by hanging for armed robbery. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 22-year- […]

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Divergent views trail ‘Not-Too-Young-To-Run’ Act

By Temitope Salami Ijebu-Ode (Ogun) –   A communication expert, Mr Olalekan Ajia, has expressed concern on the viability of the ‘Not-Too-Young-To-Run’ Bill assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday. Ajia, a former Communication […]