cult war and killing of teenage girl in Oyo


Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Saturday condemned the resurgence of the cult war in Idi-Oro and Ayeye areas of Ibadan North West Local Government Area which claimed the life of a teenage girl on Saturday. A statement by his Special Adviser on Communication, Bolaji Tunji, said the governor was …

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Man shot dead in Lagos APC LG Congress


BREAKING! Man shot dead in Lagos APC LG Congress A man identified as Nurudeen Olanose was shot dead on  Saturday while three others were critically injured when violence broke out at the Local Government Congress of the All Progressive Congress (APC) held in Agege area of the State. The Congress was reportedly …

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Ebonyi govt – we stopped Flavour’s show

Special Adviser on Security to the Ebonyi State Government, Kenneth Ugballa, has explained that a show, music star, Flavour was to perform last Sunday was stopped for security reasons. Ugballa, in a statement on Wednesday, lamented that the organisers did not make adequate preparations for security as they failed to …

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Toure hails ‘perfect’ Manchester City send off

Toure hails ‘perfect’ Manchester City send off Yaya Toure hailed his “perfect” final season at Manchester City, as he prepares to call time on his eight-year stint at the club. Yaya Toure lauded Manchester City ‘s campaign as “perfect” after he completed his final home game for the club in …

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Barcelona suspends Iniesta’s move to China

Andres Iniesta: Ready for a move to China? (Reuters/NAN) Andres Iniesta’s potential move to Chinese Super League side Chongqing Lifan has been put on hold after the club said it would not pay the FC Barcelona playmaker a salary that would distort the market. The 33-year-old Barca captain said in …

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Codeine abuse: NAFDAC seals Emzor, other pharmaceuticals

  NAFDAC seals EMZOR, other pharmaceuticals over codeine ban By Vivian Ihechu NAFDAC has shut down the Peace Standard Pharmaceutical ltd., BIORAJ Pharmaceutical  ltd. both  in Ilorin, Kwara,  and the Emzor Pharmaceuticals Ind. Lagos as it probed the codeine-based syrup epidemic. Codeine-based syrup is used in treatment of cough, but …

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EU unveils trade activities with Nigeria

European Union EU The trade volume between Nigeria and European Union (EU) reached 25.3 billion euros in 2017, Head of EU delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, has said. He unveiled the trade profile on Wednesday in Abuja while speaking on the forthcoming Europe Day on May 9. The envoy said …

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Dangote announces new appointments

Dangote announces new appointments Dangote Industries has announced new appointments to strengthen the Group’s executive management team and to consolidate on its strategic business growth trajectory The Africa’s foremost indigenous conglomerate, in the new organizational rejig, made Mr. Olakunle Alake the erstwhile Chief Operating Officer (COO) as the new Group …

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67 prison inmates regain freedom

Prisoners The Presidential Committee on Prisons Reform and Decongestion has freed 67 prison inmates and to negotiate release of 88-year-old Abu Dennis from Edo state on account of old age. The other inmates the committee is seeking their release on account of old age are Timothy Benson, 67, from Ekitti …

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Nigeria joins another World Football body

Nigeria has joined the World Minifootball Federation (WMF), responsible for organising six-aside football. This was made known by Andy Elerewe, the President, Minifootball Association of Nigeria (MAN), in Abuja yesterday. According to Elerewe, the country joined WMF to enable her participate in the African Minifootball Cup, scheduled to hold in …

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