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  • HERDSMEN

    Taraba: Monarch, 7 villagers killed in savage herdsmen attack

    Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo At least eight persons are confirmed dead and several others severely injured by savage herdsmen who attacked villages around Danacha in Gasol local government area of Taraba state on Monday. One of the deceased, Chief Hembaor Baki, who was the chief of Angwan Hembaor, was killed alongside his wife and two children…

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  • TOBACCO CONSUMPTION

    Government suggests ways to end tobacco consumption, considers ban

    Fred Ezeh, Abuja Nigerian government has suggested “better” ways to fight and defeat the menace of tobacco consumption among Nigerians, even as it consider an outright ban of the product. It said that apart from significant tax increase in tobacco products and other alcoholic drinks, which took effect on Monday, it is considering stiffer measures…

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  • POLICE

    Ekiti guber: Police dismiss trigger-happy cop

    Wole Balogun, Ado-Ekiti The trigger-happy policeman that released the shots that injured a former member of the House of Representatives, Michael Opeyemi Bamidele and five others at a reception rally by All Progressives Congress for its governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has been dismissed from the Force. The Commissioner of Police, Ekiti Command, Mr. Bello…

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  • Serena Williams pulls out of French Open with pectoral injury

    ESPN Serena Williams called off her Grand Slam comeback because of a chest muscle injury on Monday, pulling out of the French Open shortly before she was supposed to play Maria Sharapova in the fourth round. “It’s extremely disappointing,” Williams said during a news conference at Roland Garros. “But also, I made a promise to myself and to…

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    World Cup: Super Eagles reveal new squad numbers

    NAN The Super Eagles of Nigeria have revealed their new squad numbers ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup. The squad numbers were made known via a 59 second video on the team’s twitter handle @ngsupereagles on Monday. Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa would adorn the number one jersey, while Spanish based Francis Uzoho has 23 leaving…

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  • BUHARI - RED CROSS - CIVIL WAR - BIAFRANS - GOWON

    Civil War: Why Army was soft on Biafrans – President Buhari

    Praises Gowon for ordering military restraint Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday spoke on why the Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans during the Civil War. According to the President, they had strict and formal instructions to exercise restraint against Biafrans during the three-year conflict between 1967 and 1970. He recalled that every…

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  • BUHARI

    2018 budget: Buhari carrying out thorough review – Udoma

    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has given reasons as to why President Muhammadu Buhari was yet to sign the Appropriation Bill, passed by the National Assembly on May 10. According to him, the president has decided to carry out a thorough review of the 2018 budget. The National…

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    Injured Glik may lose place in Poland World Cup squad

    NAN Poland’s preparations for this month’s World Cup finals suffered a blow on Monday after defender Kamil Glik seriously injured his shoulder in training. It happened on the same day as he was being named in head coach Adam Nawalka’s 23-man squad for the tournament in Russia. Nawalka had already submitted his squad list to…

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  • BAUCHI - CIVIL SERVANTS - SALARIES

    Bauchi explains salary shortfall amid civil servants outcry

    Paul Orude, Bauchi The Bauchi State government has explained the reasons for the deductions of May salary and allowances of thousands of civil servants in the state, a development that has resulted in widespread outcry and condemnation. Speaking at a press conference held at the NUJ Secretariat Bauchi on Monday, the Director, Establishment, of the…

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    25-year-old $1m scam: Court remands Ajudua in prison

    NAN Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday remanded Fred Ajudua, a one-time Lagos socialite and businessman for allegedly defrauding a Germany-based company of one million dollars 25 years ago. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ajudua was remanded in prison following his not guilty plea to a 12-count…

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