Thursday, November 15, 2018

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    Naomi Campbell in Nigeria for GTBank Fashion Weekend

Naomi Campbell in Nigeria for GTBank Fashion Weekend

Naomi Campbell, a British supermodel, is in Nigeria for the GTBank Fashion Weekend, NAN reports. [...]

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    Lai: FG has saved N17bn from foreign trips, sitting allowances

Lai: FG has saved N17bn from foreign trips, sitting allowances

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says the federal government has saved over N17 billion from foreign trips, sitting allowances and souvenirs.Mohammed disclosed this at a forum organised by NAN in Abuja on Tuesday.He said the present administration introduced an efficiency unit in the ministry of finance to ensure that the resources of government were not squandered on "trivialised [...]

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    Insurgents killed as air force destroys Boko Haram camp in Borno

Insurgents killed as air force destroys Boko Haram camp in Borno

The Nigerian air force says its air task force (ATF) of operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp in Ngwuri Gana, Borno.Ibikunle Daramola, director of public relations and information of NAF, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. He said the operation was carried out on Monday.Daramola said insurgents were also neutralised in the operation, which [...]

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    Despite ASUU strike, ATBU students continue with exams

Despite ASUU strike, ATBU students continue with exams

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    NIS arrests political rally murder suspect — 10 years after fleeing Nigeria

NIS arrests political rally murder suspect — 10 years after fleeing Nigeria

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has apprehended one Isa Idrisa, a Nigerien, who was alleged to have stabbed a man to death in Hadejia, Jigawa state.Garba Abdul, comptroller of NIS in the state, disclosed this when he paraded the suspect before reporters in Dutse on Tuesday.Garba said the suspect stabbed one Suleiman Adamu to death in 2008 and escaped to [...]

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    Nigeria to resume export of ‘zobo’ leaves to Mexico

Nigeria to resume export of ‘zobo’ leaves to Mexico

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) says Nigeria is set to resume the export of hibiscus, locally known as zobo, to Mexico.Vincent Isegbe, coordinating director, NAQS, disclosed this in an interview with NAN on Tuesday.He said export of the plant was suspended after storage pests were discovered in some consignments that were to be shipped out of the country.He explained [...]

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    Bill Gates unveils toilet that turns human waste to fertilizer

Bill Gates unveils toilet that turns human waste to fertilizer

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, on Tuesday, unveiled a futuristic toilet that uses chemicals to turn human waste into fertilizer.Gates unveiled that toilet at a trade event in Shanghai, China, where he lauded the globalised and free trade systems that made the toilet technology possible.He explained that the toilet does not need water or sewers.“I honestly believe trade allows every [...]

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    Idris Elba named 2018 sexiest man alive, calls it an ‘ego boost’

Idris Elba named 2018 sexiest man alive, calls it an ‘ego boost’

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    Police arraign 19 suspects over killing of general

Police arraign 19 suspects over killing of general

The Plateau police command on Monday arraigned 19 suspects at a Jos high court in connection with the disappearance and death of Idris Alkali, a retired major general.The suspects were arraigned before justice Daniel Longji.They are accused of killing the retired army officer, who was declared missing on September 3 while travelling from Abuja to Bauchi.On September 29, his car [...]

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    Chronic exposure to noise ‘may increase’ risk of heart attack, stroke

Chronic exposure to noise ‘may increase’ risk of heart attack, stroke

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    INEC removes ‘over 300,000’ names from voter register

INEC removes ‘over 300,000’ names from voter register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has removed over 300,000 names from its voter register in preparation for 2019 elections.Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, disclosed this when he received a delegation of ECOWAS pre-election fact finding mission in Abuja on Monday.According to NAN, the delegation was led by Mohamed Conteh, chairman of Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission.Yakubu said the [...]

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    Hauwa Ojeifo wins first MTV EMA Generation Change Award

Hauwa Ojeifo wins first MTV EMA Generation Change Award

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    Bells University secures approval for more postgraduate programmes

Bells University secures approval for more postgraduate programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved more postgraduate programmes for Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun. [...]

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    Labour strike: No need for panic buying of petrol, says NNPC

Labour strike: No need for panic buying of petrol, says NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured motorists that it has adequate petroleum products that will serve the nation, irrespective of the proposed strike by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC).The corporation gave the assurance in a statement by Ndu Ughamadu, its spokesman, in Abuja on Sunday.“The corporation had 39 days petroleum products sufficiency and about 25 days products availability [...]

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    Hamzat unveiled as Sanwo-Olu’s running mate

Hamzat unveiled as Sanwo-Olu’s running mate

Obafemi Hamzat, former Lagos state commissioner for works,  has been announced as the running mate to Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.The state party leaders made the official presentation of Hamzat as Sanwo-Olu’s running mate at the party secretariat, Acme Road, Ogba area of Lagos, on Sunday.Hamzat, son of a political juggernaut in [...]

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    SERAP gives Buhari two-week ultimatum to probe Ganduje

SERAP gives Buhari two-week ultimatum to probe Ganduje

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order the probe of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state.In videos widely circulated on social media, the governor was seen allegedly receiving kickbacks from contractors.The Kano house of assembly is already probing him but SERAP asked the government to “take the recommended steps within 14 days of [...]

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