APC National Convention: Okorocha speaks on clash between his supporters, Izunaso’s camp

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Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has said the clash between his supporters and those of a former Senator who represented Imo West, Senator Osita Izunaso, was nothing too serious. The incident happened at the venue of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention on Saturday. But Okorocha insists that it is nothing to be […]

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APC Convention: Abubakar Sidiq in tears after losing NPS position to Bolaji Abdullahi

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Popular blogger and publisher, Abubakar Sidiq Usman, has revealed that he broke down in tears after he lost out in the race to become the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary during the party’s convention this weekend. Usman finished second in the poll behind incumbent Bolaji Abdullahi, who retained the position. “Can’t stop the […]

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Don’t deceive Nigerians by changing your slogan to ‘Progress’ – PDP tells APC

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday told the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to perish the thought of deceiving Nigerians by changing their slogan from ‘CHANGE’ to ‘PROGRESS’. The PDP described such thought as a direct insult on the intelligence of Nigerians and the worst form of deceit from a “failed” political party that had […]

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World Cup 2018: Mascherano speaks on Argentina players’ ‘fight’ with coach

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Argentina midfielder, Javier Mascherano, on Sunday refuted reports that a rift had opened between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli following their 0-3 World Cup defeat by Croatia. The loss to Croatia, Argentina’s heaviest in a World Cup group stage match since 1958, put the 2014 runners-up in serious danger of a first round exit […]

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Gunmen kidnap Monarch’s wife, driver in Ondo

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Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the wife of a traditional ruler, the Alauga of Auga-Akoko in Akoko North East local government area of Ondo state, Olori Olukemi Agunloye alongside the monarch’s driver, DAILY POST reports. It was gathered that the queen and the driver were abducted early this Sunday between Auga and Ise Akoko on her […]

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Salt, alcohol cause hypertension, headache a symptom – Expert

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A medical doctor, Dr Abdul-Afeez Adeniji, has advised Nigerians on the causes and symptom of hypertension. Adeniji, who works with the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. The expert stated that avoiding smoking and alcohol as well as reduction in salt […]

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Plateau attacks: Police confirm killing of 11 persons by herdsmen, Army reacts

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The Police Command in Plateau state has confirmed the killing of 11 persons in attacks on Razat, Ruku, Nyarr, Kura and Gana-Ropp villages of Gashish District in Barkin Ladi Local Government. Also hit were Daffo and Kuba communities in Bokkos Local Government. Mr Terna Tyopev, the command’s spokesman, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

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Eiye vs Aiye: Police arrest 21 persons over Lagos cult war

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The police in Lagos have arrested 21 persons over the killing of a man at Alapere-Ketu, following a clash by cult groups. Eiye and Aye confraternities had clashed on June 16 in a continuation of a war that has been going on for years. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Alapere Police […]

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ISIS: FG deploys AIG to Lagos airport

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The Federal Government has deployed an Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Mr Danjuma Muhammad, to take charge of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Police Command. Indications recently emerged that leaders of Islamic State (IS) were bringing in extremists to Nigeria and airplanes are reportedly being targeted. On Sunday, it was announced that Muhammad takes over […]

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PDP asks new APC chairman, Oshiomhole to ‘secretly’ submit self to EFCC for probe

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday challenged the new National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to immediately submit himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) “over humongous corruption allegations hanging on his neck”. PDP said Oshiomhole lacks the “rectitude to speak in public as a leader at any […]

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Gbajabiamila donates keke, okada Lagos govt is trying to ban – Banjo blasts Rep

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All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives aspirant, Aderemi Banjo, on Sunday deplored the leadership style of House Leader, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila. Banjo, who fielded questions from newsmen in Lagos, claimed that for 15 years, the member representing Surulere Constituency 01 in the House of Representatives has failed to deliver democracy dividends to the people. […]

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Ogun APC Senator speaks on ‘defection’, Obasanjo’s ADC

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Senator Solomon Adeola, aka Yayi, has reacted to speculations that he has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, and defected to the African Democratic Congress, ADC, recently adopted by former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Kayode Odunaro, his spokesman, in a statement on Sunday, said while it is true that the few people from Ogun Central who […]

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N-Power reveals when pre-selected non-graduate applicants will commence verification

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N-Power, Federal Government’s youth empowerment scheme, on Sunday disclosed when pre-selected applicants for the non-graduate component will commence their physical verification exercise. The empowerment scheme revealed that those who fall within this component will commence their verification exercise on June 25. In a tweet, the scheme also listed those who fall under the non-graduate component. […]

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Plateau attacks: State govt. imposes curfew following killings

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Following yesterday’s killing of scores of persons in some communities of Barkin Ladi LGA of Plateau State and with mounting tension in various communities, the state government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in Riyom, Barkin Ladi and Jos South LGAs of the state. This was contained in a press statement signed by the […]

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Ibadan butchers protest destruction of property, intimidation, demand justice from Gov.Ajimobi [PHOTOS]

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Scores of butchers under the umbrella of National Butchers Union (NBU) from the eleven (11) local government areas in Ibadanland on Sunday called on Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to urgently prevail on some elements who are using soldiers, policemen and other security agents to destroy their property, intimidate and harass butchers across the […]

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Bauchi group passes vote of no confidence on Rep Baba over role in 2018 budget

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A group, Coalition of Katagum Youths and Students’ Organization based in Azare, Bauchi state has passed a vote of no confidence on the member representing Katagum federal constituency of Bauchi state, Hon. Ibrahim Mohammad Baba, ahead of the 2019 elections. This was just as the coalition said there was no hiding place for political enemies […]

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BREAKING: New National Officers of APC emerge [SEE LIST]

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Results of elections conducted at the two-day national convention of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for national officers are ready. The following members of the APC emerged key national leaders of the party: 1. Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman 2. Niyi Adebayo, Deputy National Chairman (South) 3. Lawal Shuaibu, Deputy National Chairman (North) 4. Hillary Etegbo, […]

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Ekiti guber: What Fayemi’s former aides vowed to do for APC candidate

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Former aides of Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who served under him during his administration, are backing his bid to regain office in October this year. They advised the people of Ekiti State to vote for Fayemi to enjoy good governance and better standard of living. This was the […]

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Nigeria vs Argentina: Referee for crucial Group D fixture revealed

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FIFA has named Turkish referee, Cuneyt Cakir, as the referee for Tuesday’s Group D clash between Nigeria and Argentina at the 2018 World Cup. Cakir’s appointment was confirmed via FIFA Media’s verified Twitter on Sunday. The 41-year-old will be assisted by his compatriots Bahattin Duran (Assistant Referee one) and Tarik Ongun (Assistant Referee Two). Netherlands’ […]

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Kwankwaso reveals why he shunned APC National Convention

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The immediate past governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has explained that he avoided the National Convention of the All Progressive Congress (APC) on Saturday and Sunday, to avoid a breakdown of law and order. This was contained in a statement he posted on his Twitter handle on Sunday. Kwankwaso said he and his supporters […]

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Ekiti guber: DA candidate woos youths with 90 percent of political offices

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The governorship candidate of Democratic Alternative (DA) in Ekiti State, Ayodele David-Adesua, has promised to give 90 per cent of political offices to the youths if he wins the July 14 election. Adesua said youth empowerment, economically, socially and politically, is a critical leg of the manifesto of DA, to give the younger generation access […]

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2018 budget: Amendment by National Assembly unjustifiable – SERAP

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The Socio-Economic Right and Accountability Project, SERAP, has reacted to the face-off between the National Assembly and President Muhammadu Buhari over 2018 Budget allocations. President Buhari had, on Wednesday, while signing the 2018 budget, accused the National Assembly of injecting 6,403 projects of their own, totalling N578bn into the Appropriation Bill. However National assembly responded […]

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2018 budget: Buhari lacks courage to challenge National Assembly – Falana

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Human rights activist, Femi Falana SAN, has reacted to the response of the National Assembly justifying its alterations in the estimates of the 2018 Budget. Falana described the reasons given by the National Assembly for the amendment in amounts allocated to some projects and introduction of new ones as diversionary. He said this in response […]

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Ex-PSC member reveals how police officers are promoted, speaks on Arabic in recruitment test

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A former member of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Ms. Comfort Obi has told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, that the Commission only approves promotions of those recommended by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP. Obi, who made the clarification in an interview in Lagos, stressed that there was no truth in the story currently […]

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World Cup 2018: Harry Kane now top scorer, sets new record against Panama

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England captain, Harry Kane, is now the leading top scorer at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Kane netted a hat-trick, as the Three Lions hammered Panama 6-1 on Sunday afternoon, to book their place in the final 16. The Tottenham Hotspur striker has scored the two goals in the first fixture, when they beat […]

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Why I attended APC national convention – Buhari’s minister, Shittu

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The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said that if not for his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari, he would have shunned the national congress of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The serving minister vowed that aggrieved members of the APC in Oyo State would not relent until justice prevailed. Shittu made the remark in […]

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World Cup 2018: Reno Omokri reveals how Ahmed Musa proved Buhari wrong

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Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has claimed that Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, has proven President Muhammadu Buhari wrong at the 2018 World Cup. Musa netted a brace, as Nigeria kept their hopes of qualifying for the last 16 alive, with a 2-0 win over Iceland. In his latest article, Omokri stated […]

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World Cup 2018: Nigeria will beat Argentina – Ahmed Musa

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Leicester City forward, Ahmed Musa has vowed that the Super Eagles will beat Argentina in the last group match at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Musa said they are confident of defeating the South Americans after their decisive 2-0 win against Iceland on Friday in Volgograd. Musa was the hero for Nigeria as his […]

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2019: What Oshiomhole’s emergence as Chairman will do for APC – Ojougboh

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A former member of the federal House of Representatives, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh has described the emergence of Comrade Adams Oshiomole as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a victory for the party in the forthcoming 2019 elections. Ojougboh, who is a governorship aspirant in Delta state, said the election of Oshiomole […]

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This could be my last World Cup – Pogba

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France midfielder, Paul Pogba, has made a bizarre claim that the World Cup in Russia could be his last. Pogba has come under criticism for his lukewarm form for both the national team and Manchester United. And speaking ahead of their final Group C clash against Denmark, he said: “It might be my last World […]

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Osun guber will be a walkover for me – Omisore

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Former deputy governor of Osun state, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has boasted that the governorship election in the state would be a walkover if he gets the ticket of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). According to him, the people of the state are tired of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), the Peoples Democratic Party […]

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World Cup 2018: Rohr reveals Super Eagles’ approach in game against Argentina

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Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr has vowed that his team must be on the attack against Argentina in their last group match of the 2018 World Cup clash in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday. Rohr said that playing draw with the South American giants is not in his plan. adding that his team will take its chances […]

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World Cup 2018: Croatian defender, Lovren reveals how they’ll approach game against Iceland

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Liverpool, Croatian defender, Dejan Lovren has declared that the Vatreni will go for the win in their last group game against Iceland at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday. Croatia are already through to the round of 16 of the tournament after recording wins over Nigeria and Argentina in their opening two Group […]

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World Cup 2018: FIFA blows hot, fines Poland, investigates Argentina, Croatia

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The FIFA Disciplinary Committee on Sunday in Moscow said it has sanctioned the Polish Football Association with a fine of 10,000 Swiss Francs and a warning. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the sanctions were imposed because of the display of a political and offensive banner by Polish fans during the 2018 FIFA […]

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World Cup 2018: Argentina gets major boast ahead of do-or-die clash with Nigeria

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Argentina players have been handed a major boost ahead of their all important last group game of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup against Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday at the Krestovsky Stadium. The trio of Nicolas Otamendi, Gabriel Mercado and Lucas Biglia have returned to training ahead of the game. They had failed […]

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Pregnant woman, two persons die in Benin-Asaba expressway auto crash

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No fewer than two persons including a pregnant woman on Sunday died in an auto crash along Benin-Asaba expressway. An eyewitness, Paul Adah, told DAILY POST that the accident occurred few metres away from Umunede Community, and it involved a 406 saloon car with an 18-seater bus which veered off its lane to crash into […]

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Argentina vs Nigeria: Obi Mikel vows Super Eagles will ‘die’ on pitch, speaks on Messi

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Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, John Obi Mikel has vowed that the team will put in their best when they take on Argentina in the last game of the group in the 2018 World Cup. Mikel expressed confidence that they will be the third team to stop Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi from scoring […]

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Man commits suicide over inability to pay wife’s hospital bill in Delta

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A 45-year-old unemployed graduate, Tijiro Oghenede in Ozoro community, Isoko North local government area of Delta state has allegedly committed suicide following his inability to his wife’s discharged medical bills. It was gathered that Tijiro Oghenede was given a bill of N250,000 for the treatment of his wife who took ill few months ago, a […]

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APC convention: Gov Okorocha, Senator Izunaso reach compromise

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The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and the National Organizing Secretary of the party, Sen. Osita Izunaso, have reached a compromise at the ongoing national convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Delegates of the two factions from the state have now been stopped from voting at the convention. The development was to allow the […]

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Nigerian government denies keeping journalist in detention for two years

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Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has debunked claims by the press freedom organization, Committee To Protect Journalists, CPJ, that a certain Nigerian journalist has been in detention for the past two years. The Minister, who issued the rebuttal at the Gala/Award Night of the International Press Institute, IPI, in Abuja on Friday, […]

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APC Convention: Abia Guber aspirant, Ukauwa hails Oshiomhole’s emergence, tasks him on reconciliation

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A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Abia state, Ambassador Chidike Ukauwa has hailed the emergence of comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the new national chairman of APC. Ukauwa, who is a delegate in the ongong APC national convention, congratulated the former Edo state Governor, on his emergence as the new […]

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Small Doctor speaks on N2m allegedly collected from Buhari

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Nigerian artiste, Temitope Adekunle, popularly known as Small Doctor, has debunked claims that he was given N2 million by President Muhammadu Buhari. A former Director of New Media for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Deji Adeyanju, had claimed that Buhari gave some entertainers N2million each during a visit to Aso Rock in Abuja. Adeyanju had […]

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World Cup 2018: I hope Messi recovers from whatever is wrong with him to face Nigeria – Veron

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Former Inter Milan and Argentina star, Juan Sebastian Veron has expressed his bewilderment at Lionel Messi’s subdued form so far at the 2018 World Cup going on in Russia. Messi-led Argentina must beat Nigeria in their last group game after a draw with Iceland and a defeat to Croatia to stand a chance of reaching […]

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World Cup 2018: Livescore: Result of England vs Panama

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England will on Sunday take on Panama in their second Group G match of the 2018 World Cup. The Three Lions will be hoping to beat the North Americans after beating Tunisia 2-1 in their first match on Monday. However, Panama head into this clash after losing 3-0 to Belgium in their first game on […]

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2019: Amaechi, Senator Abe shake hands, chat at APC national convention

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The Minister of Transportation, and leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi and Senator Magnus Abe embraced each other at the national convention of the party yesterday. Political differences and aspirations had pitched the former allies against each other despite belonging to the same political party. The lawmaker arrived at […]

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Nigeria unfair to Amaechi – Obasanjo

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Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has noted that successive administrations in Nigeria have been unfair to a First Republic Minister of Aviation, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi. Amaechi was a First Republic politician and about the only surviving member of the Zikist Movement. He turned 89 last week. The former President said this at the Ukpor hometown of […]

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APC youths warn Oshiomhole after victory at party convention

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, Youths Renaissance has congratulated former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole on his emergence as the new National Chairman of the party. The youths urged Oshiomhole and the new National Working Committee, NWC, to remain focus and avoid being used by any group. In a statement signed by it’s National Secretary, […]

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World Cup 2018: Super Eagles’ win over Iceland sweet, soothing – Dalung

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Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has said that the Super Eagles will qualify for the round of 16 from Group D of the 2018 World Cup. This was his reaction to Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland in their World Cup second game on Friday. Dalung congratulated the team and enjoined them to carry […]

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2019: Makarfi reveals what he’ll do if PDP fails to give him ticket, hails Buhari

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A former National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has revealed what he will do if he fails to get the presidential ticket of the party in 2019 election. Asked in an interview with reporters in Abuja if he will seek to realize his ambition on another platform if […]

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Oyo 2019: Ajimobi’s 3 favourite candidates emerge

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As the race for the 2019 gubernatorial election continues to gather momentum in Oyo State, names of the three aspirants who have been pencilled down by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state to succeed him have emerged. The three aspirants who are all from Ibadan, the state capital, the same city where the Governor hails […]

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Disband Oyo APC exco – Communications Minister, Adebayo Shittu, 35 other aggrieved members tell court

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The Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu and other 35 aggrieved members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo State have approached a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, seeking inter alia, a declaration that the court should declare null and void the state congress of the APC that produced Chief Akin Oke […]

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World Cup 2018: Toni Kroos blasts critics after scoring winner against Sweden

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Real Madrid midfielder, Toni Kroos has hit back at Germany’s critics after scoring a last-gasp winner against Sweden on Saturday. The win kept Germany’s hope of reaching the round of 16 alive. Germany appeared to be on the brink of elimination as Ola Toivonen had put Sweden ahead in the first half. Marco Reus struck […]

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Germany v Sweden: Why Ozil did not play – Low

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Germany coach, Joachim Low has explained why Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil was dropped from the German squad that defeated Sweden 2-1 in the second game on Saturday. Germany, who is the World Cup holder, was staring down the barrel of elimination as Ola Toivonen put Sweden ahead in the first half. But Marco Reus levelled before […]

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Nigeria vs Argentina: Rohr considers dropping Victor Moses for crucial Group D clash

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Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is considering leaving Victor Moses out of his starting XI, for their final Group D clash with Argentina. Nigeria only need to avoid defeat, to qualify for the round of 16 and hope Croatia beat Iceland in the group’s decisive encounters on Tuesday. Both matches will be […]

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Nigeria vs Argentina: Messi to choose starting XI against Super Eagles

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Argentina coach, Jorge Sampaoli, is expected to stay on in his role, but will be stripped of his powers, ahead of their final Group D fixture against Nigeria. Captain Lionel Messi and other senior players, have taken their concerns to AFA general manager, Jorge Burruchaga, following their 1-1 draw with Iceland and their 3-0 loss […]

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2019: What I’ll do to Babagana Kingibe if I become president – Lamido

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One of the presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sule Lamido has revealed what he will do to Babagana Kingibe, the running mate of MKO Abiola in the June 12 presidential election. Lamido said he will stripe Kingibe the honour given to him by President Muhammadu Buhari because he (Kingibe) betrayed June 12, […]

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World Cup 2018: FIFA open disciplinary case over Xhaka, Shaqiri celebrations

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FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland players Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka, over their goal celebrations during Friday’s 2-1 win over Serbia at the 2018 World Cup. Both players, who are ethnic Albanians and of Kosovar heritage, celebrated after scoring with a gesture, which appeared to imitate the eagle displayed on Albania’s flag. Serbia […]

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Senegal vs Japan: Coach Cisse speaks on being ‘sex symbol’

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Senegal coach, Aliou Cisse, has laughed off talk about his growing status, as one of the sex symbols at the 2018 World Cup. Cisse was momentarily speechless on Saturday, when asked the question by a Russian journalist, ahead of Sunday’s game against Japan. “I don’t know, you’ll have to ask the ladies,” the 42-year-old replied. […]

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June 12: Sule Lamido makes shocking revelation, speaks on annulment

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A former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, who was the National Secretary of the defunct Social Democratic Party, SDP, has made some shocking revelations on why the 1993 presidential election was annulled. Lamido, who is also aspiring for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election told Punch that the June […]

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ABC Nwosu blasts Nnamdi Kanu, MASSOB for not listening to elders

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A former Minister of Health, Prof. ABC Nwosu, has said that leading agitators for the sovereign state of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and his Indigenous People of Biafra, and the leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, do not listen to elders. He said the groups, which he classed […]

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Olofa of Offa, Oba Gbadamosi speaks on Saraki’s link to Offa robbery

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The Olofa of Offa in the Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State , Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, has spoken on the alleged involvement of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki in the recent bloodied robbery in the area. Gbadamosi, who admitted in an interview with Punch that politicians sponsor thugs, however, said the Senate President […]

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World Cup 2018: Iheanacho tells Rohr formation to employ against Argentina

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Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has told Super Eagles handler, Gernot Rohr to employ a 3-5-2 formation when they face Argentina in their crucial World Cup match on Tuesday. The forward was one of the beneficiaries when the German coach opted to change the formation to a 3-5-2 system that worked so well in the […]

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World Cup 2018: Okocha blasts Jerome Boateng after Germany’s 2-1 win over Sweden

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Ex-Nigerian international, Austin Okocha has criticized Bayern Munich defender of Ghanaian descent, Jérôme Boateng, after Germany’s 2-1 win over Sweden on Saturday. It was a World Cup Group F encounter at Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi. Boateng was yellow carded in the 71st minute for tripping Sweden’s Emil Forsberg and got a second yellow eleven minutes […]

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Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morning

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Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Former governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has been announced as the new National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. His announcement followed his emergence as an unopposed candidate for the position in line with the APC constitution. Chairman of the convention […]

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Kwankwaso meets Atiku, shuns APC convention

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Former Governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso who was absent from national convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Saturday met with former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. The meeting which held at Atiku’s residence may not be unconnected with the 2019 general elections. Kwankwaso was said to have arrived Atiku’s residence at about […]

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Abaribe: Lawyer reveals real reasons DSS arrested senator, searched home

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Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe‘s lawyer, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume (SAN), on Saturday revealed why the Department of State Security (DSS) was detaining the former Deputy Governor of Abia State. Ume said Abaribe was being held for alleged gun running and supporting the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). He noted that a search warrant, dated June 2, 2018, […]

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Adebanjo, Bakare reveal closed-door discussion with Obasanjo

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Yoruba leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, played host to former president Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday. Obasanjo arrived at Adebanjo’s Lekki residence in company of his loyalists including Otunba Oyewole Fasawe, Chief Joju Fadiro, Chief Kenny Martins, Chief Abraham Akanle, Dr. Femi Majekodunmi, Chief Gbolade Osinowo, among others. Also at the venue were Overseer of the Latter […]

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Atiku will emerge PDP presidential candidate – Onuesoke

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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Sunny Okpako Onuesoke, has said that former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, will emerge as the party’s presidential candidate. Onuesoke stated this in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, during Atiku’s visit. He also appealed to people of Delta State, to come out en masse to welcome the Waziri of […]

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World Cup 2018: Ahmed Musa reveals how he found confidence before 2018 World Cup

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Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, has revealed that he got his confidence back, during his loan spell at CSKA Moscow. Musa who scored a brace in Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland on Friday, failed to establish himself after his £16m move to Leicester City in 2016. To get playing time ahead of the 2018 World […]

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2019: INEC speaks on use of electronic voting

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The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has confirmed the electronic voting system will not be used in the 2019 general elections. Professor Yakubu stated this on Friday, while addressing participants at the International Press Institute world conference, which took place in Abuja. “There is no electronic balloting in 2019. […]

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APC national convention: Shehu Sani reacts to Oshiomhole’s emergence, laments Oyegun’s tenure

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The Senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has advised the newly elected National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomole, to fix the party. Sani, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, gave this advice in a statement on Saturday. He also urged the new […]

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Nigeria vs Argentina: Group stage still open – Garba Lawal warns Super Eagles

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Former Super Eagles left winger, Garba Lawal, has told the team to fight against Argentina in order to complete their mission in the group stage. Ahmed Musa scored twice as Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 in the second game of the World Cup Group D on Friday. Lawal, who played at the 1998 and 2002 World […]

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Nigerian Army neutralise 20 armed bandits, arrest 3 in Zamfara

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The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it had neutralised 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Muhammad Dole, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Kaduna. Dole said the troops of 1 Division Nigerian […]

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Prophet Okunade warns Obasanjo, IBB to seek forgiveness over June 12

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Akure-based Prophet Olusola Okunade, on Saturday called on former President Olusegun Obasanjo to seek the forgiveness of Nigerians, for his inability to accord the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola, the proper place in the political history of the country during his tenure. Okunade, speaking to reporters in Akure, the […]

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Boko Haram kills 4 as bomber hits open sleeping area

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Four persons were on Friday killed and six others injured when Boko Haram raided Tunkushe village in Konduga local government area of Borno State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that a male suicide bomber also detonated an Improvised Explossive Device(IED), among group of residents sleeping in an open place in the area. Bukar […]

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APC: Oshiomhole reveals why other chairmanship aspirants stepped down for him

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The new National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has insisted that the other candidates withdrew themselves “unconditionally”. Oshiomhole stated this at the party’s National Convention on Saturday in Abuja. The former Edo Governor claimed that he emerged unopposed because of the trust his other colleagues had for him. Oshiomhole was unopposed […]

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APC national convention: PDP reacts to Oshiomhole’s emergence, says Buhari desperate

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The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to the election of Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The opposition party lamented that corruption allegations against Oshiomhole were ignored and criticized President Muhammadu Buhari for refusing to act. The PDP also said open intimidation and physical assault on aspirants and delegates […]

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Tertiary institutions condoning sexual harassment in trouble – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that his government will henceforth deal with any university council in the country that fails to deal with reported cases of sexual harassment on their campus. Represented at the 29th and 30th combined convocation ceremony of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) by the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. […]

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NFF speaks on Ikeme’s recovery from leukaemia

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reacted to news that Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, is now in complete remission. Ikeme, who played a part in Nigeria’s qualification for the 2018 World Cup, was diagnosed with leukaemia in July 2017. It immediately ruled the Wolverhampton Wanderers stopper out of action for both club and country. […]

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Ortom, Ribadu speak on APC national convention

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The Governor of Benue, Samuel Ortom has said that the All Progressive Congress (APC) will emerge stronger from its first national convention to deliver dividends of democracy to the people. Ortom said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sideline of the APC National Convention in Abuja on Saturday. […]

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APC national convention: What Tinubu told Governors, NASS members

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A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has thanked the governors elected under the party’s platform for their support for President Muhammadu Buhari. The former Governor of Lagos State also thanked members of the National Assembly and state lawmakers for their contributions to the current administration. Tinubu spoke at the national convention of […]

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Why we attended APC national convention – nPDP

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The New Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, a group in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has stated why it decided to attend Saturday’s convention. The bloc said it wanted to demonstrate to Nigerians and particularly their supporters that they were loyal to the party. In a statement in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, nPDP spokesman, […]

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World Cup 2018: We should have done better – Martinez says after Belgium’s 5-2 win

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Belgium coach, Roberto Martinez, has admitted that his team failed to control the game despite their 5-2 win over Tunisia which ensured they stayed top of World Cup group G on Saturday. Martinez watched from the sideline as his side cruised to a 5-2 win as Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku both scored a brace while […]

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Shiites speak on killing policeman in Kaduna

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The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’ites, have denied responsibility, for the killing of a mobile police officer in Kaduna on Thursday. Addressing the media in a press conference on Saturday, Secretary of IMN’s Media Forum, Abdulmumin Giwa, claimed the police and some hired thugs were responsible for the act. Giwa also […]

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World Cup 2018: How Super Eagles can beat Argentina – Fanny Amun

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A former Secretary-General of the Nigerian Foot Association, NFA, now known as the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, Fanny Amun, has declared that all that the Super Eagles need to beat Argentina is sticking to game plan and maintaining confidence on the pitch. Amun urged them to surpass the Argentina hurdle in their final Group D […]

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World Cup 2018: Lukaku draws level with Ronaldo in race for top scorer

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Belgium striker, Romelu Lukaku, has drawn level with Cristiano Ronaldo, in the race to finish as top scorer in the 2018 World Cup. Lukaku netted twice, as his side crushed Tunisia 5-2 on Saturday, in their second group game of the competition. The Manchester United striker had grabbed a brace, when they took on Panama […]

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Abaribe: Clampdown on opposition in election year against democracy – PDP blasts Buhari govt

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Abia state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, has condemned what it termed as unwarranted arrest and detention of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, by the Department of State Service (DSS). This is contained in a statement issued by the state publicity secretary, Don Ubani, and made available to DAILY POST, in Umuahia, the Abia state capital […]

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PDP prepared to take over power from APC – Umahi

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National vice chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the south east zone, Chief Austin Umahi, on Saturday, said his party was prepared and determined to dethrone the governing All Progressives congress, APC, in 2019 general elections. Umahi stated that PDP has been repositioned to win all elective positions in the country. He stated this […]

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Abaribe: Call Buhari to order – IPOB tells Britain

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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has called on the British government, which it referred to as the creator of Nigeria, to call the Nigerian government, headed by President Muhammadu Buhari to order. IPOB said the call was necessitated by the arrest of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, insisting that the action was capable of causing disaffection […]

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Fani-Kayode reacts to Obasanjo’s meeting with Bode George, Tunde Bakare, Yoruba leaders

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Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s visit to his former ally and erstwhile National Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George. Obasanjo, who led top aides and loyalists to the Ikoyi residence of the former Military Administrator of Ondo State, urged Bode to take solace […]

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‘Not Too Young To Run’ law may not be effective, godfathers run politics – Cleric

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The Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Martins, said “Not-Too-Young-to-Run” law may not be effective if political godfather syndrome continued to exist in the polity. Martins told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, on Saturday that besides the syndrome, there were other factors that could hinder the law from […]

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World Cup 2018: All North African teams eliminated from tournament

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The three North African countries that qualified for the 2018 World Cup, have been eliminated from only two rounds of matches. This follows Tunisia’s 5-2 defeat to Belgium in Saturday’s first fixture. The Carthage Eagles were torn apart by Roberto Martinez’s men, with both Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard scoring braces at the Spartak Stadium. […]

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Nasarawa govt donates 7 grazing reserves for FG’s ranching policy

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Nasarawa government has offered the seven grazing reserves in the state to the federal government for its proposed ranching programme. Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi, announced this in a statement on Saturday. “Governor Umaru Al-Makura has approved the utilization of all the seven gazetted grazing reserves in the State, located at Awe, […]

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APC national convention: What Buhari told delegates

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President Muhammadu Buhari has charged delegates at the ongoing national convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to continue to keep faith with the party. He told them to subjugate their personal interests for the party’s. President Buhari also tasked aggrieved members to give peace a chance. He said: “Unresolved crisis in the party is […]

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Discover how thousands of men, women achieved normal blood sugar level; reversed their Type 2 Diabetes in less than 5 weeks

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Discover How Thousands of Men and Women Worldwide Have Already Lower Blood Sugar To Normal And Safely Reverse Their Type 2 Diabetes in 5 Weeks Or Less! Description: diabetess.png New Amazing Diabetic Discovery! Finally push the “Stop” button on Type 2 Diabetes –starting right now! On this eye-popping page, you’ll: Learn the REAL reason you […]

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Boko Haram: We lack counter-IED equipment, accurate intelligence – Gen Nicholas

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The theatre commander operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicholas has identified the challenges of the ongoing Counter terrorism operations in the Northeast. He said the military lacked counter IED equipment and insufficient accurate actionable intelligence. Other challenges he listed were activities of non governmental organizations and lack of community resilience on the part of […]

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World Cup 2018: Nigeria will beat Argentina – Dalung reacts to Iceland melt

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The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has reacted to Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland in their World Cup 2018 second match. Dalung, in a statement on Saturday signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Nneka Ikem-Anibeze, congratulated the Super Eagles for their victory. The minister said he is optimistic that the Super Eagles […]

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Abaribe: Group reveals why DSS arrested Abia senator

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Nigerians residing in Canada under the aegies of ICCA/Umunna, on Saturday condemned the arrest of the Senator representing Abia South and Chairman, Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy, Enyinnaya Abaribe, by agents of the Department for State Services, DSS. They held that the arrest of Abaribe was “calculated attempt to silence him from […]

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Why Wike sent emissaries to IGP Idris – Rivers govt

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The Rivers state government has confirmed that it sent emissaries to the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris. State Commissioner for Information, Emma Okah disclosed this to newsmen in Port Harcourt. Okah said Governor Nyesom Wike gave the approval to the elder statesmen who volunteered to mediate between the Police and the Governor. He […]

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Jonathan’s Chief Protocol joins Adamawa guber race

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Ambassador Jameel Zubairu, the State Chief Protocol Officer to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has declared interest to aspire for 2019 governorship position in Adamawa under Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Zubairu made the declaration on Saturday in Yola at the presentation of appointment letters to members of his campaign organisation. While urging his campaign team to […]

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What CJN Onnoghen told new Appeal Court Judges

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Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, yesterday admonished judicial officers to be wary of the antics of politicians as the country gradually moves into another season of intense political activities. The CJN also regretted the growing impunity in the Executive arm, which he noted, accounts for why some states were reluctant to comply with […]

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Abaribe: DSS rubbishing image of Nigerian govt – Igbo Forum

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The Igbo Renaissance Forum, IRF, has faulted the arrest of Abia Senator, Eyinnaya Abaribe by men of the Department of State Services, DSS. The group said DSS Gestapo style while arresting Abaribe was indicative of sad reality that Nigeria was faced with. In a statement by its convener, Nze Ugo-Akpe Onwuka, the group said the […]

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BREAKING: Oshiomhole affirmed new APC National Chairman

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A former governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has been affirmed new National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. His affirmation followed his emergence as an unopposed candidate for the position in line with the APC constitution. Chairman of the convention committee, Gov. Badaru Abubakar, who supervised the process, called Oshiomhole’s name […]

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Nigeria vs Iceland: I knew it was a penalty before VAR decision – Ebuehi

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Super Eagles defender, Tyronne Ebuehi, has admitted that he knew he had conceded a penalty against Iceland, even before the referee consulted the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). Ebuehi, who was making his competitive debut for Nigeria, also spoke of his happiness at playing at the 2018 World Cup. “It was a nice feeling coming on. […]

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World Cup 2018: Why my players could not handle Ahmed Musa – Iceland coach

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Iceland coach, Heimir Hallgrimsson, has admitted that his team struggled to cope with the pace of Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa, in yesterday’s 0-2 defeat to the Super Eagles. Musa netted a superb second-half brace, as Gernot Rohr’s men boosted their chances of qualifying for the round of 16. Speaking at the post-match conference, Hallgrimsson also insisted […]

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Why 2018 budget alteration is in Nigeria’s interest – NVN

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A pro-democracy group, New Vision Nigeria, NVN, at the weekend, said that the 2018 budget passed by the National Assembly was in the interest of the nation. It stated that the budget passed was a reflection of the current Nigerian economy, noting that the senate only adjusted the appropriation bill to fit the needs of […]

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World Cup 2018: Former Super Eagles players react to 2-0 victory against Iceland

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Former Super Eagles players have reacted to Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland in their Group D fixture at the 2018 World Cup on Friday. Leicester City forward, Ahmed Musa scored two goals for the Eagles in the second half of the game to place Nigeria second in the group ahead of Argentina and Iceland. Henry […]

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OOU undergraduate, girlfriend murdered in Ogun

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A 300-Level Computer Science undergraduate of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Adebisi Oriade and his girlfriend, Julia Imaga, have been allegedly killed by two members of Aiye confraternity, Muritala Babatunde and Taiwo Razak. The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, disclosed this at the state police headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta, on Friday while parading the […]

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Nigeria vs Argentina: Sampaoli set to drop Caballero, start Di Maria

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There are early indications, that head coach of Argentina, Jorge Sampaoli, will drop Willy Caballero for their crunch game against Nigeria on Tuesday. Caballero was at fault for the first goal, as they were thrashed 3-0 by Croatia on Thursday. The Chelsea keeper generally had a game to forget, as his country suffered defeat that […]

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Nigeria vs Argentina: Rohr gives update on Mikel Obi’s injury

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Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is confident captain John Mikel Obi will recover in time, for their final Group D game against Argentina on Tuesday. Mikel Obi sustained a wrist injury during Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on Friday. The Tianjin TEDA midfielder could be seen moving gingerly towards the end […]

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Why Buhari reinstated permanent secretaries suspended in 2015

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reinstatement of three permanent secretaries, who had been under suspension since 2015. Lawrence Ojabo, Director Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Friday said the President gave the directive while considering recommendations of the Federal Service Management Committee and that of the SGF. He […]

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Two babies drown in Jigawa pond

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Two teenage boys who attempted swimming in a pond in Gantsa village of Buji Local Government Area of Jigawa State have drowned. Adamu Shehu, the spokesman of the state Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Dutse. Shehu said […]

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You’re working against us – NAFDAC DG, Adeyeye fires consultants

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The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has revoked the appointments of NAFDAC consultants over allegations of anomalies and irregularities. In a statement on Friday in Abuja, Prof. Adeyeye noted that the activities of the consultants were detrimental to the Federal Government’s ease of doing business […]

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Nigeria vs Iceland: Jonathan’s ex-aide, Omokri speaks on Musa’s two goals at World Cup 2018

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Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to Super Eagles’ 2-0 win against Iceland in the ongoing World Cup. Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday defeated their Iceland counterpart in a crucial group D match, following strikes from Ahmed Musa. Reacting to the victory, the former Presidential aide said Musa’s goals show […]

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World Cup 2018: Kanu reacts to Super Eagles 2- 0 win over Iceland

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A former captain of the Super Eagles, Nwankwo Kanu, has reacted to Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland in their World Cup second game on Friday. Two superb goals from Leicester City star, Ahmed Musa, were all the West African giants needed to see off their opponents in Russia. The win also boosts Nigeria’s chances of […]

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N-Power: Edo announces verification for pre-selected applicants

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Edo State Government has scheduled physical verification for pre-selected applicants for N-Power Creative, N-Power Tech Hardware and N-Power Tech Software of the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme. The announcement was contained in a statement on Friday by the State Focal Person, National Social Investment Programme, Osayuwamen Aladeselu. It readS: “The verification exercise for the pre-selected […]

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Nigeria vs Argentina: Maradona reveals how he will help his country beat Super Eagles

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Argentina football legend, Diego Maradona, says he is ready to bring his experience and wisdom to the national team, as they stand on the verge of early elimination from the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Maradona is demanding access to the team’s training ground, in a bid to heal the rifts that have torn Jorge […]

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Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme gives update on leukaemia treatment

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Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, has given an update on his treatment for acute leukaemia. Ikeme, who played a part in Nigeria’s qualification for the 2018 World Cup, was diagnosed with the ailment in July 2017. It immediately ruled the Wolverhampton Wanderers stopper out of action for both club and country. However, he has taken […]

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LaLiga: Real Madrid sign new goalkeeper

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Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Andriy Lunin from Zorya Luhansk. The LaLiga giants announced the deal for the 19-year-old goalkeeper on Saturday. “He is distinguished by his size, 1.91 metres (6’3″), and has signed for six seasons,” Real Madrid wrote on their official website, adding that Lunin was “young but experienced”, having already […]

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APC National Convention holds in Abuja [Live Updates]

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The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is holding her sophomore National Convention today in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The convention is an elective kind that will feature the election of new leaders to run the affairs of party for the next four years in line with its constitution. Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is a leading contender […]

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INTERVIEW: Killings in Nigeria: Why Christians should not take up arms – Bishop Ayah

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The Most Reverend Bishop John Ayah is the Catholic Bishop of Uyo Diocese. In this exclusive interview with DAILY POST, the cleric spoke extensively on the killings of Christians in Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari’s inability to take decisive actions against the culprits. Ayah, who has been in the priesthood for over eleven years, also […]

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BREAKING: 2019: Obasanjo meets with Tunde Bakare, Yoruba leaders in Lagos

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is currently meeting with prominent Yoruba leaders, in what is believed to be part of moves to forge a common front, ahead of the 2019 general elections. DAILY POST gathered that the meeting is taking place in the home of Afenifere chieftain, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, in Lagos. Other leaders of the […]

BREAKING: 2019: Obasanjo meets with Tunde Bakare, Yoruba leaders in Lagos

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Obasanjo visits Bode George, settles political rift [PHOTO]

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Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, paid a historic visit to his former ally and erstwhile National Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George. The ex-president, who led top aides and loyalists to the Ikoyi residence of the former Military Administrator of Ondo State, urged Bode to take solace in God […]

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World Cup 2018: Salah gets citizenship in Russia

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Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov has made Egypt’s talismanic striker Mohamed Salah an honorary citizen of the southern Russian region at a farewell banquet held for the eliminated World Cup 2018 side. Chechnya has been hosting the Egyptian team’s World Cup training camp and Kremlin-backed Kadyrov has seized on opportunities to appear alongside Salah. “Mohamed Salah […]

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Word Cup 2018: Livescore: Result of Belgium vs Tunisia

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Belgium will on Saturday take on Tunisia in their second Group G match of the 2018 World Cup. The Roberto Martínez’s side will be hoping to beat the North Africans so as to top their group after beating Panama 3-0 on Monday in their first game. Tunisia conceded a late second half goal against England […]

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Fighting Obasanjo is futile – Omokri tells Soyinka

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Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has warned Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka against fighting Olusegun Obasanjo. DAILY POST reports that Professor Soyinka had on Friday in Abuja said he will expose the atrocities of Obasanjo to Nigerians on July 3. According to him, the country cannot continue to recycle old corrupt and […]

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Boko Haram: Army kills seven terrorists, recovers dangerous weapons in Borno

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The Nigerian Army says its men on Friday killed seven Boko Haram terrorists and recovered weapons in Azaya Kalmari village in Mafa local government area of Borno State. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu said that the troops encountered the insurgents at about 12.00 […]

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Ekiti guber: Fayose mocks Buhari, reveals Tinubu’s remark at APC rally against Fayemi

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Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has spoken on the July 14 governorship election and the roles of President Muhammadu Buhari as well as former Lagos governor, Bola Tinubu. The governor dismissed the influence of Buhari in the election, saying he is not the one who feeds the people of Ekiti. He also attacked the All […]

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15 killed in Ogun auto accidents

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No fewer than 15 persons were confirmed dead while over 53 others sustained injuries in various road accidents across Ogun between June 11 and June 20. Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, Public Relations Officer, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta on Saturday. […]

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World Cup 2018: Babayaro reacts to Super Eagles win against Iceland, speaks on Argentina, Messi

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Atlanta ’96 Olympic Games hero, Emmanuel Babayaro, has praised the Super Eagles following their 2-0 victory over Iceland on Friday in their second Group D clash in the 2018 World Cup. Leicester City forward, Ahmed Musa scored two goals in the second half of the game to keep the Super Eagles’ World Cup dream alive. […]

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PDP sends delegates to DSS over arrest of Senator Abaribe, Suswam

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The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has sent a delegation to the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawan Daura, over the arrest of the senator representing Abia South, Enyinnaya Abaribe. It was gathered that the delegates comprised top leaders of the party and some state governors. Secondus, who confirmed the […]

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How Oyegun ruined APC, Oshiomole must resist stranglehold of Lucifers in the ruling party – Shehu Sani

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The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has thrown his support behind a former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomole, to succeed as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Oshiomhole, would emerge as the party’s leader barring any unforeseen circumstance today, after Clement Ebri, his major contender withdrew from the race some days […]

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Why Nigerian govt banned private training of security guards – NSCDC boss, Muhammadu

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Federal Government has outlawed the training of private security guards by consultants. The Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Muhammadu, who disclosed this in Abuja yesterday, explained that the government took the decision for national security reasons. Speaking during the opening ceremony of the training programme for Chief Executive Officers and directors […]

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Corruption: Negotiate with looters – Bishop Kukah tells Nigerian govt

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The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah, has advised the federal government of Nigeria to change its tactics in the anti-corruption fight against looters. Kukah said the government should negotiate with looters of the nation’s treasury in order to recover stolen funds. The cleric made this known while speaking at the 29th and […]

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APC convention: Why Nigerian govt endorsed Oshiomhole as party chairman – SGF, Mustapha

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The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, yesterday gave reasons the Federal Government was solidly behind Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the next national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He said Oshiomhole was the man the party needed to lead it to victory in the 2019 general elections. DAILY POST […]

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UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme for Developing Countries 2018

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The Government of Japan offers 10 fellowships, to be awarded to deserving candidates from developing countries, special attention will be given to those who may wish pursue their research studies in Japan, to women, candidates from LDCs, Africa and SIDS countries who are eager to undertake research on one or more of the topics listed […]

Details at https://www.afterschoolafrica.com/30398/unesco-japan-young-researchers-fellowship-programme/

There’ll be no Christians in Nigeria in next 25 years – NCEF warns

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A group of Christians under the aegis of National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, being championed by a former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), and Solomon Asemota (SAN), has warned that Christianity in Nigeria may cease to exist in 25 years from now. Danjuma’s group said that the present generation of Christians may […]

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Popular actor, Afolayan speaks on being gay, actors living flamboyant life

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Popular actor, Aremu Afolayan has said most actors that live flamboyant life do not make their money through the craft. This is coming at a time when Pascal Atuma said you have to be a prostitute to make it in the movie industry. Afolayan speaking with Punch said most actors driving big cars most likely […]

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Nigeria vs Iceland: Oliseh speaks on Super Eagles 2-0 Win, Ahmed Musa’s goal

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Former Nigerian international, Sunday Oliseh, has commended Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa for his brilliant second half display which earned Nigeria a 2-0 win over Iceland. Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 in a 2018 World Cup second group game at the Volgograd Arena on Friday. The Leicester City winger became the first Nigeria player to score […]

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