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    Seven killed in accident involving Obaseki’s convoy

Seven killed in accident involving Obaseki’s convoy

At least seven persons were killed in an accident involving the convoy of Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, on Saturday.The accident took place near Ehor village along the Benin-Ekpoma highway.An Audi 80 car conveying the deceased victims - five adults and two children - had a head-on collision with a Toyota Hilux van where protocol officers of the Edo [...]

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    IMF backs Nigeria on border closure

IMF backs Nigeria on border closure

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade.Abebe Selassie, director of the African Department at the IMF, gave the position at a media briefing on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington, D.C.He was responding to a question on whether the closure negates [...]

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    Kogi, Bayelsa polls: El-Rufai, Badaru lead battle against PDP

Kogi, Bayelsa polls: El-Rufai, Badaru lead battle against PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated its national  campaign council to complement the efforts of committees set up for the November 16  governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa.Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of APC,  who inaugurated the council in Abuja on Friday, said Abubakar Badaru, governor of Jigawa, would chair a 56-council member for Bayelsa, while Nasir el-Rufai, governor of [...]

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    Davido, Wizkid, Yemi Alade nominated for E! People’s Choice Awards

Davido, Wizkid, Yemi Alade nominated for E! People’s Choice Awards

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    Wendy Williams honoured with Hollywood Walk Of Fame ‘star’

Wendy Williams honoured with Hollywood Walk Of Fame ‘star’

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    Over-exposure to phone, computer, TV screens could lead to blindness, ophthalmologist warns

Over-exposure to phone, computer, TV screens could lead to blindness, ophthalmologist warns

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    Jennifer Lawrence, ‘Hunger Games’ star, set to wed Cooke Maroney

Jennifer Lawrence, ‘Hunger Games’ star, set to wed Cooke Maroney

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    Filmmaker tells IBB’s story in ‘Badamasi: Portrait of a General’

Filmmaker tells IBB’s story in ‘Badamasi: Portrait of a General’

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    Firefighters: We were attacked while trying to put out Onitsha fire

Firefighters: We were attacked while trying to put out Onitsha fire

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) says a mob stopped its men from accessing the scene of Wednesday’s fire incident at Ochanja market in Onitsha, Anambra state.Ugo Huan, spokesman of the agency, said this in a statement on Thursday.“The Federal Fire Service received a call about the fire outbreak around 2pm,” he said.“The control room at the headquarters in Abuja immediately [...]

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    Sylva: FG has no plan to remove fuel subsidy

Sylva: FG has no plan to remove fuel subsidy

Timipre Sylva, minister of state for petroleum, says the federal government has no immediate plans to remove fuel subsidy.The minister made this known while fielding questions from legislators at a joint session of national assembly committees overseeing the oil sector.“This government is not about to remove subsidy because it is difficult. We believe as a government that our people are [...]

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    Nigeria ‘has attained’ food sufficiency

Nigeria ‘has attained’ food sufficiency

Maimuna Habib, director of projects coordinating unit at the federal ministry of agriculture and rural development, says Nigeria has attained food sufficiency.Habib spoke in Abuja during a programme held in commemoration of the World Food Day.She said the country had gone into value addition of its commodities from the north to the south.The director added that farmers have started making [...]

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    Nigeria deports seven Koreans

Nigeria deports seven Koreans

The federal government has deported seven nationals of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).Sunday James, public relations’ officer (PRO) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday.“The Comptroller General, NIS Mr Muhammad Babandede, has carried out the deportation of seven DPRK nationals from Nigeria for life,” he said.James, however, did not indicate the [...]

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    FedPoly Nasarawa expels 66 students over ‘exam malpractice’

FedPoly Nasarawa expels 66 students over ‘exam malpractice’

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    Nasarawa declares free education for physically-challenged students

Nasarawa declares free education for physically-challenged students

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    Wizkid, 2Baba, Tiwa Savage to storm Dubai for One Africa Music Fest

Wizkid, 2Baba, Tiwa Savage to storm Dubai for One Africa Music Fest

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    Oshiomhole: Obaseki considering dumping APC

Oshiomhole: Obaseki considering dumping APC

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, is contemplating dumping the ruling party.In a statement issued on his behalf by Simon Ebegbulem, his spokesman, the national chairman said the governor wants to create crisis in the party before making his next move.He advised the governor to focus on delivery of [...]

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