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LEADERSHIP: The secretary for Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) in the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Mallam Adamu Abubakar Bappah, has disclosed that the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Health Insurance Agency bill has passed the second reading, as well as public hearing in the national assembly. Speaking when he ...
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LEADERSHIP: The importance of intellectual property in Nigerian cannot be overemphasised. Indeed, the need to accord it priority attention is fast gaining prominence especially in terms of local inventions which have become recognised internationally. Nigeria has been projected to be amongst countries the world should watch out for as having ...
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LAGOS – Significant success was recorded in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry, as foreign and local investors invested about N38 billion into Nigerian start-ups in the 2nd and 3rd quarter of 2018, of which 75% of this funding went into Nigerian FinTech. This was disclosed by Dr. Isa Pantami, Director ...
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LEADERSHIP: As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) prepares to conduct a rerun election in some area councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) this weekend, some natives of the territory, under the aegis of Abuja Original Inhabitants, have called on youths in the FCT to remain calm and peaceful ...
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LEADERSHIP: Nearly six months after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo launched the much-celebrated federal government’s TraderMoni Initiative in Abuja. DAVID ADUGE-ANI feels the pulse of beneficiaries. Precisely on Thursday, September 5, 2018, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo inaugurated the TraderMoni, a federal government’s initiative designed to empower two million petty traders and ...
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LEADERSHIP: In a bid to improve access to information and communication technology (ICT), computing skills, as well as develop the appreciation of ICT for improved efficient teaching and learning in various subjects, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has donated ICT equipment to the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental ...
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LEADERSHIP: The pace of change and innovation was a dominant theme on the first day of Think 2019 in San Francisco as business and technology executives came together to share ideas and strategies on how to take advantage of new and emerging technologies. The following recap of discussion from four ...
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The defence on Monday told a Federal High Court that it applied for an order to direct prosecution to supply it with the summary of evidence it would provide in the trial of Nigerian Bar Association President Paul Usoro. Defence counsel, Chief Ifedayo Adedipe (SAN), told the court in Lagos ...
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LEADERSHIP: The People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) has rejected the outcome of the governorship and state House of Assembly elections in Bauchi State over alleged omission of its logo on the ballot papers for the elections. This was contained in a statement signed by its state secretary, Alhaji Sani M. Waziri ...
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LEADERSHIP: The military yesterday engaged suspected insurgents who tried to enter Michika, a commercial town in Adamawa, in a fierce battle that raged on for hours in Adamawa. Some residents of Michika told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that they started hearing gun fire and explosion around 7 p.m ...
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LAGOS – Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi and Semi Ajayi were among the early arrivals in the Super Eagles’ camp in Asaba, Delta State on Monday as the countdown began for Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Seychelles. Nigeria have qualified for the AFCON holding in Egypt this summer, ...
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LEADERSHIP: Madonna University Alumni Association FCT chapter (MUAAFCT) has given reasons for recognising some Nigerians who have distinguished themselves in their fields of endeavours. The chapter chairman, Mr. John Anyanwu, spoke during the presentation of awards to the founder and chief executive officer of NISA Premier Hospital, Dr. Ibrahim Wada ...
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LEADERSHIP: The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned banks and other financial institutions across Nigeria against approving any “last minute” loan request from Governor Ibikunle Amosun. In a statement issued yesterday in Abeokuta, the state capital, state APC publicity secretary of the Caretaker Committee, Ambassador ...
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Tanitoluwa Adewunmi, an 8-year-old Nigerian boy has become a child-chess star in the United States. Adewunmi, whose family is homeless in Manhattan, has seven trophies after winning his category at the New York State chess championship, according to the New York Times. The prodigy also went undefeated at the state ...
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LEADERSHIP: The federal government has revealed that it has provided a total grant of N350 billion to fund basic education in the country for four years. The minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu who was speaking during  the 9th edition of the Weekend Ministerial Press Briefing stated that it was ...
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LAGOS – Nigeria will begin the defence of their CAF U-23 nations Cup against Libya in the second round of the Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifiers. The qualifier on Wednesday holds at the Stade du 7 Mars, Ben Gardane, Tunisia, with referee Daniel Nii Ayi Laryea from Ghana at the ...
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Leanne Kiernan has been named the Ireland Women’s Player of the Year after a fantastic 2018 for the international team. The West Ham United striker, who has five goals and three assists in all competitions for the Irons this campaign, scored three times for the Republic of Ireland during their ...
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LAGOS – Nigeria’s League Management Company (LMC) has announced that the Nigeria Professional Football League season will end on June 9, following alterations necessitated by the recent general elections and fixtures of teams in continental assignments. Mallam Salihu Abubakar, LMC’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), disclosed this in a media statement that ...
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Senegal’s Montpellier forward Souleymane Camara has become the first player to score in 15 different seasons in France’s Ligue 1 in the 21st century. The 36-year-old, who was making his sixth Ligue 1 appearance of the season, scored in stoppage-time with a clever dinked header in the 3-2 defeat at ...
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It’s hard to think of a superlative that hasn’t been used to describe Lionel Messi. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner was at his scintillating best as Barcelona defeated Real Betis 4-1 on Sunday evening. He netted a hat-trick – the 51st of his career – to cap yet another chapter ...
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LEADERSHIP: The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) is enmeshed in a foreign leave controversy running to about N300 million, LEADERSHIP can authoritatively report. Executive secretaries of the commission have since 2005 enjoyed the controversial allowance. Documents obtained by LEADERSHIP revealed that the current executive secretary, Ms Yewande Sadiku who was ...
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Leicester City have awarded a first professional contract to promising Portuguese midfielder Sidnei Tavares. City have tied down the 17-year-old to a two-and-a-half year deal after his impressive showings for the Under-18s this term. Tavares, who has been in the club’s academy since the age of nine, has made 18 ...
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Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has withdrawn from the England squad for their opening Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Montenegro. The 23-year-old came off the bench for the final 25 minutes of yesterday’s Premier League defeat at Everton. But it appears that he sustained an injury during that substitute ...
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Algeria international Nabil Bentaleb has been disciplined by Schalke and removed from their first-team squad, according to the German Bundesliga Club. “Nabil Bentaleb has been dropped to the U23s due to disciplinary reasons,” Schalke confirmed in a statement on their website. “The door is still open for him to return ...
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Republic of Ireland skipper Seamus Coleman sat out training on Monday morning as manager Mick McCarthy launched his second spell at the helm. Right-back Coleman, who played the full 90 minutes in Everton’s 2-0 Premier League victory over Chelsea on Sunday, was rested and was joined on the sidelines by ...
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LEADERSHIP: The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and buildings which cumulative value has been put at N4.8 billion from 30 companies operating in Nigeria. The properties to be seized included 22.9 hectares of undeveloped land, one plaza, and a ...
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Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri will miss this month’s Euro 2020 qualifiers against Georgia and Denmark due to a groin injury, the Swiss Football Association said on Monday. “The attacking midfielder is suffering from a painful inflammation in the groin,” the FA announced on its website. The 27-year-old Liverpool player missed ...
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Rayo Vallecano has sacked coach Michel after seven consecutive La Liga defeats left them second from bottom in the standings, six points away from the safety zone. “We thank him for his immeasurable work over the past three years and his unquestionable successes (including) promotion to La Liga in 2018,” ...
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Lagos – As winners in the recent general election in the country continue to savour victories and as losers strategize on next line of action, whether to accept defeat or approach the tribunals, Eze Hyacinth Nwabueze Ohazulike, Eze Ndi, Igbo, Lagos State, has urged winners in elections to be magnanimous and ...
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The traditional ruler of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe, has called on parents, teachers and caregivers to assist in reviving reading culture among Nigerian students. Achebe made the plea when Ms Nkechi Udeze, the Director, Anambra State Library Board, paid courtesy call on traditional rulers at the Government House, Awka, on ...
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Owerri – Ralph Uwazuruike, the leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), has advised candidates who failed in the just concluded May 9 governorship election in Imo State not to distract the governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, with litigations. Uwazuruike gave the advice in an interview ...
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XAVIER NDAH Lagos – Umuawo is a rural community and an integral part of Ejemekwuru in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State. It is bounded by Ogbaku in Mbaitoli Local Government and Agwa in Oguta Local Government. The serene community is densely populated. Its greatest drawback is that it lacks ...
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The black boxes of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed with the loss of 157 lives recently have been read successfully, French accident investigators said on Monday. “The boxes from the Boeing 737 MAX 8, which crashed on March 10 shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, have now been sent ...
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Owerri – Indigenes of Umuaka community in Njaba council area of Imo State have tearfully appealed to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to quickly unravel the circumstances that led to the gruesome murder of their son, Uchenna  Didacus, by some suspected political assassins ...
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AWKA – Rev. Fr. Paschal Okonkwo, the manager of Regina Pacis Model Secondary School, Onitsha, last week regaled the assistance given to his school by the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the just concluded election and former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, saying that the ...
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Umuahia – Proprietors of brothels in Umuahia, Abia State capital and its environs, may be chased out of business going by the directive issued by Enyinnaya Apollos, the chief press secretary to Abia State governor, ordering the shutting down of brothels located around Orlu, Kaduna and Arochukwu streets by Calabar Road ...
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Jordan Pickford says manager Marco Silva’s half-time team talk was the catalyst for Everton’s stirring Goodison Park victory over Chelsea on Sunday. Goalkeeper Pickford recorded his third clean sheet in four Premier League matches – and second this term against the top-four chasing Londoners. The England number one saved agilely ...
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Everton boss Marco Silva has praised Jordan Pickford for his performance against Chelsea yesterday after what he described as last week’s “bad performance.” Pickford was called up to the England squad again last week amid questions over his ability following a poor showing at Newcastle, and the Chelsea front line ...
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Authorities in Bangladesh have controversially jailed a senior FIFA Council member amid allegations she made defamatory comments about the country’s Prime Minister. Mahfuza Akhter Kiron, who heads women’s football in her country, was refused bail after being arrested last week for telling a television talk show nothing more serious than ...
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