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  • Weightlifting: IWF clears 119 candidates for Bangkok

    By George Aluo World weightlifting governing body, International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has cleared 119 candidates for its elective congress billed for Bangkok in May. The weightlifting buffs from 72 countries were cleared to contest the election after passing IWF’s eligibility test. The IWF in a release made available to Daily Sunsports disclosed that 37 positions…

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  • Ile-Ife clash fallout and lessons Igbo must learn

    Ever since the police paraded some Yoruba youths over the Ile-Ife, Osun State, violence, which claimed lives and caused the loss of property, I have been thinking about the South westerners in Nigeria and the things that stand them out in the country. I can’t stop seeing the Yoruba, as a race that knows where…

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  • The world of Ekiti commercial beggars

    •They are kings at social events From WOLE BALOGUN, Ado-Ekiti                                          Call them clowns and you would just be right. But indeed, they are beggars masquerading as entertainers in social gatherings. You would find them in…

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  • NGO makes case for maternal mortality

    From CLEMENT ADEYI, Osogbo                                  Mrs. Bolaji Olagbaju is the principal consultant and Chief Executive Officer of Mothers and Beyond International (MBI), a non-governmental organisation that empowers women and families through outreach programmes, advocacy, literacy and support groups. She collaborates…

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  • With new roads, bridge, Lagos communities come alive

    … As Ambode launches 177 vehicles, others for Neighbourhood Corps By Kehinde Aderemi From all over Lagos and beyond, they gathered in their numbers – excited individuals and groups wearing gaily faces. On Monday, March 27 and Wednesday, March 29, thousands of Lagos residents trooped to the Agege Township Stadium and Alimosho area respectively. In…

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  • 40 suspects nabbed for robbery in Oyo

    From Ngozi Uwujare, Ibadan                      The Oyo State Police Command recently rounded up over 40 suspects for armed robbery and car snatching and recovered of 15 arms and ammunition. Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abiodun Odude, told Daily Sun that the command would be constantly raiding black…

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  • 50 Nigerians deported from Europe for immigration, drug crimes        

    From: Louis Ibah About 50 Nigerians were, on Thursday, deported from various European countries for the violation of immigration laws and for  drug related crimes. The deportees were brought into the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos with a chartered aircraft with flight number P6-6991. The countries that deported the Nigerians are:…

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  • APC confirms boycott of Ebonyi council polls April 22

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State,  says it would not participate in the April 22 local government council elections in the state. Spokesman of the party in the state, Mr. Chuks Oko, made this known in an interview, on Thursdays, in Abakaliki. Oko explained that the party’s decision to boycott the polls was…

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  • Delta Assembly moves to check encroachment by neighbouring Edo State

      From: Paul Osuyi, Asaba The Delta State House of Assembly has unanimously adopted a resolution calling on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to urgently intervene and stop the encroachment of Edo State Government into the state, under the guise of public private partnership with Michelin Rubber Company. Fears had gripped residents of the agrarian community of…

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  • Ambode terminates 48-room hotel project in Badagry

    From: Moshood Adebayo Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has ordered the termination of a multi-billion naira 48-bedroom hotel project in Badagry, just as he blacklisted the company handling the project. The project is currently being promoted as part of measures by the Ambode-led administration to boost tourism within the Badagry axis. The contract for…

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