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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, doubts when record signing Paul Pogba will be fit again after the French midfielder suffered a hamstring injury. The post Doubt over Pogba’s return to EPL action appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor EA ...
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President Muhammdu Buhari has revealed why Nigerians never protested against him, when he doubled fuel pump price. Buhari made this disclosure on Friday evening, through his the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, via his twitter handle. He said that Nigerians have in trust Buhari, that made them ...
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M​ajority Leader of the House of Representatives​,​ Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday ​called for adequate remuneration ​for ​Nigerian workers​. H​e assured that​ ​the green chamber would do everything within its powers to ​increase workers’‎ ​salaries to what he called “living wages​”​. Gbajabiamila spoke with newsmen in his Surulere 1 Federal Constituency ...
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The Federal Government of Nigeria has stated that the payment of pension benefits to retired Biafran police officers would end the painful legacies of the Nigerian Civil War. DAILY POST reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the payment of pension to police personnel who served under the defunct Biafran ...
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The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has exposed ways candidates cheat. Professor Jonas Redwood Sawyer, who spoke on technology and examination malpractice during WAEC summit in Lagos, noted that students globally have devised series of malpractice through the use of technology. He said: “Smart watch, smart ring, spy earpiece bluetooth, ...
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No fewer than 30 persons have been feared killed after a suicide bomber hit Shi‘ite mosque in Kabul on Friday. The attack occurred at Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul, Afghanistan, as Shi‘ite worshippers gathered for prayers. A senior security official said that the exact number ...
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The management of Evans Medical Plc, has announced that Skye Bank Nigeria Plc and First Bank of Nigeria have taken over its asset. This is contained in a statement by Adesua Akintemi, the company’s secretary. It said the company had received a court order for its assets to be taken ...
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The fight between the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has got messier, with the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS) supported with purpose-built office complex in Port Harcourt, when Amaechi was governor, suddenly given quit notice by officials of Wike’s local government council. The ...
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Akinwunmi Ambode @AkinwunmiAmbode: On this day, October 15th, which would have been Fela’s 79th birthday, we celebrate Fela Anikulapo Kuti with the unveiling of the Liberation Statue at the Allen Avenue Roundabout, Ikeja. Clapback @LateefAkanni: Please sir, when are we going to celebrate Lagos #PotHole day? Just a statue to ...
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Abuja – The ongoing trial of Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court on Friday suffered setback following the inability of the Federal Government to produce its witness in court. Ngwuta is being prosecuted by the Federal Government on a 14-count charge bordering on alleged money laundering and unlawful possession ...
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A family member of the man that jumped into a lagoon in Lekki Lagos says the man left his Ondo State residence three days ago to attend a church programme at the Redemption Camp. The man identified as Adekunle Oluseyi was gathered took off his clothes, phone, wristwatch, wallet, band and shoes ...
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It is only a matter of time before the governors of the 36 states receive the third tranche of the Paris Club loan refunds. The National Economic Council (NEC) is expected to give the go-ahead for the release of the refunds at its next meeting, The Nation gathered on Friday ...
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A critic of Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade’s government and All Progressive Congress (APC) Chieftain, Paul Efere has been arrested and detained at the Cross River State Police Headquarters on allegation of cultism and kidnapping. The suspect was arrested in Abuja and driven to Cross River State, where ...
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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has advised Nigerians to embrace solar energy to reduce pressure on the national grid. Fashola gave the advice in Lagos at the launch of a book titled “Solar Electricity Generation for off-grid communities in Nigeria”, written by Oladele Amoda, the Managing ...
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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has criticized the Federal Government for allegedly interfering in the judiciary. Speaking at a ceremony in Port Harcourt, for the opening of the 2018 Legal Year, Governor Wike accused the Federal Government of oppressing judges in the country. Governor Wike alleged that the Federal Government ...
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Nigerian suicide bomber, Farouk Abdulmutallab, serving multiple life sentences has sued the U.S. Justice Department, Federal Bureau of Prisons and Attorney General Jeff Sessions for denying him free speech and religious rights. Abdulmutallab, referred to as the “underwear bomber” by the U.S. media, tried to detonate a bomb hidden in ...
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The N500 million libel suit filed by Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture against Mr Olisa Metuh, a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman, is set to proceed to trial at the Ikeja High Court. This followed the inability of the parties to reach an amicable settlement ...
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Nigeria will attract over $10 billion to the Niger Delta between 2017 and 2019 through investments in infrastructure, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said. Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, who made this statement at the graduation ceremony of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Delta State, said ...
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Angelic, alluring and enchanting are words that come to mind when you hear the name Anna Ebiere Banner. She is the beauty queen that held the attention of all when she won the MBGN title in 2013. She is also one of the beauties that bore a child for popular ...
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I Encourage Every Tribe To Come To Lagos Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. True, but Honourable Dipo Olorunrinu is not your average politician. Popularly called ‘Talk and Do’, his brand of leadership is what the modern day masses need and demand. Representing Amuwo-Odofin ...
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Many Nigerian states will have to rev up their internally generated income  to survive the next few years, says a new Fiscal Sustainability Index published by BudgIT Nigeria The post Fiscal Index: Rivers, Lagos, Ogun, Kano lead ranking, Osun worst appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to ...
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Kano State Government said it spent over N1.8 billion on payment of scholarship allowances to its students in tertiary institutions in the first eight month of the year. The state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Kano on Friday. Garba said the state government ...
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Scores die in separate attacks in Afghanistan after two gunmen detonated bombs inside Shia and Sunni Muslim mosques in Kabul and Ghor respectively. The post Suicide bombers tear Afghanistan apart appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor EA ...
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Mallam Mohammed Abdullahi, the Secretary to the Nasarawa State Government, made this disclosure in a statement he made available to newsmen in Lafia. The post Nasarawa suspends board secretary over missing fund appeared first on The Eagle Online. Go to News Source Author: The Eagle Online ...
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Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian man serving life sentences for trying to set off a bomb in his underwear on a plane on Christmas Day 2009, is suing the U.S. Justice Department for denying his free speech and religious rights. Abdulmutallab received multiple life sentences after the attempted attack on ...
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Ado-Ekiti – Eminent Nigerians poured encomiums on the legal icon and founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti (ABUAD), as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, commissioned a word class 400-bed Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Ado Ekiti, saying the hospital will halt medical tourism. Osinbajo, who was represented at the occasion by the Minister of
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Italian Culture Minister, Dario Franceschini, attended a handover ceremony at the Italian consulate in New York, a statement from his office said on Friday. The post US to return to Italy stolen decorations from Caligula’s boat appeared first on The Eagle Online. Go to News Source Author: The Eagle Online ...
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Akindoju said this on Friday in Abuja against the backdrop of Nigerian players’ poor performances at the ongoing 17th Governor’s Cup Tennis Championship in Lagos. The post What we need to excel in tennis – Federation President  appeared first on The Eagle Online. Go to News Source Author: The Eagle ...
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The ANSA news agency said arson on the part of the father was suspected because rescuers found piled up material at the entrance of the flat, presumably used to start the fire. The post Murder-suicide suspected as father, three daughters die in house fire appeared first on The Eagle Online ...
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Academic and non academic staff unions working in the six Oyo State government owned tertiary institutions have issued a 14 day ultimatum to the government to pay their 15 months outstanding salaries. The workers said they may be forced to embark on an indefinite strike action if the demand was ...
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Abdukareem said this during a convocation lecture preparatory to the 33rd Convocation for the 2016/2017 Graduation of the university in Ilorin. The post VC UNILORIN urges 9,018 graduating students to prepare for new life challenges appeared first on The Eagle Online. Go to News Source Author: The Eagle Online ...
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“His Holiness, Pope Francis, offers prayers for her eternal rest, and asks you kindly to convey his condolences to her family. The Holy Father also assures you of his spiritual closeness to the Maltese people at this difficult moment, and implores God’s blessings upon the nation,” the pontiff told Malta Archbishop, ...
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“We don’t leave anyone behind. He was separated,” chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said of Johnson, whose body wasn’t recovered until more than 24 hours after the October 4 fire-fight. The post US probes soldiers ambush in Niger appeared first on The Eagle Online. Go to News Source Author: The ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday led the flag-off of the campaigns of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dr Tony Nwoye in Onitsha. Buhari, represented by Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo, told a huge crowd that gathered at the All Saints Cathedral field that he had so much love for ...
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The Kano State Government has stated that it spends N110 billion yearly on the payment of salaries to the 151,000 civil servants in its payroll. The State’s Commissioner for Information, Youths and Culture, Malam Muhammad Garba, disclosed this on Friday in Kano. Garba said that “the sum of N9.2 billion ...
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Leicester City earned more money from the Champions League last season, than eventual winners Real Madrid. There was a total of €1.4billion (£1.25bn) in UEFA’s prize fund for the 2016/17 competition. The former Premier League champions banked a whopping €81.7million (£73.2m), despite getting dumped out at the quarter-final stage. Real ...
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The man who jumped off the Lekki-Ikoyi bridge into the Lagos Lagoon on Friday morning, has been identified as Oluseyi Adekunle. Adekunle dropped his bag at the rails, before plunging into the water. His ATM card and other items have now been recovered from the scene of the sad incident ...
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Agent Josep Maria Minguella has claimed Kylian Mbappe wanted to move to Barcelona from Monaco in the summer. Mbappe eventually signed for Paris Saint-Germain, but Minguella said the 18-year-old would have preferred to move to the Camp Nou. The agent reveals he spoke with Mbappe’s father, who asserted his son’s ...
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A 39-year-old man, Segun Mojibayo, was on Friday brought before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged threat to life. Mojibayo is facing two-count charge of threat to life and breach of public peace. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Sunday Ajayi, told the court that the accused committed the offences between Oct ...
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Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has said that whatever issue between him and his Manchester United counterpart, Jose Mourinho, is “stupid”. Conte this week told Mourinho to “think about his own team”, after he referred to managers who “cry” about injury problems. However, when pressed about the idea of a simmering ...
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