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  • MELAYE

    Melaye accusers recant in court, say ‘allegations of gun-running not true’

    Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja The two suspects, who reportedly implicated Sen. Dino Melaye in offences bordering on criminal conspiracy, illegal possession of firearms and illegal arms dealing, have recanted, saying  the allegations were not true. The suspects, Kabiru Seidu, 31, aka “Osama” and Nuhu Salihu, 25, aka “Small”, who appeared before Kogi Senior Magistrate Court, Lokoja…

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  • RESEARCHERS

    VC urges researchers to focus on medicinal plants, natural products

    Felix Ikem, Nsukka Vice Chancellor of University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, has urged researchers in Africa to pay more attention on medicinal plants and natural products in order to reduce medical tourism. Prof. Ozumba said this, in Nsukka, on Monday, during the 2018 international conference of West African Network of Natural Products…

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  • Stoke City sign Nigeria’s World Cup-bound midfielder Etebo

    NAN Stoke City have signed Nigeria international midfielder Oghenekaro Peter Etebo on a five-year contract from Portuguese club Feirense, the second-tier Championship club said on Monday. Etebo, who will represent his country in this month’s World Cup in Russia, is Stoke’s first signing of the close season with the Potters paying 7.2 million euros (6.4…

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  • MASSOB

    Buhari’s honour to Abiola hypocritical – MASSOB

    Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), on Monday, described the recognition accorded to the acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential poll, Moshood Abiola, by President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘the highest display of hypocrisy’. It said that the move was merely a calculated attempt to deceive the…

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  • De Gea wants Spain’s PM to offer public apology

    NAN Spain’s David de Gea wants the country’s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to publicly apologise for comments made about the goalkeeper’s alleged involvement in a sexual assault case two years ago. The Manchester United player was not charged. However, Sanchez, who was then leader of the opposition, publicly stated that he was “uneasy” with…

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  • SPEAKER

    Autonomy: Buhari’s hero of democracy – Nasarawa Speaker

    Linus Oota, Lafia Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Balarabe Abdullahi, has described President Mohammadu Buhari as a hero of democracy for granting assent  to the law on financial autonomy for state houses of Assemblies in Nigeria. He said that the decision has placed the president as the best leader so far the country…

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  • COLLEGE

    UI, National Defence College sign MoU

    Taiwo Oluwadare, Ibadan In their bid to enhance the Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies (IPSS) in contributing to the capacity building of Nigerian Military to an enviable academic Master and doctorate level, the University of Ibadan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja. Speaking at the occasion, the…

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  • Increase in domestic violence worrisome, says Cleric

    NAN Rt. Revd. Philip Adeyemo, Bishop of St. Paul Anglican Cathedral Church, Omu-Aran, Kwara, on Monday, expressed concern over the increase in domestic violence in the country. Adeyemo stated this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Omu-Aran. He said the trend was a contributory factor to the unwarranted congestion being…

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  • IMMUNISATION

    Immunisation: GAVI approves $3b for Nigeria

    Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) has approved the Nigeria Strategy for Routine Immunisation and Primary Health Care Systems’ Strengthening (NSIPSS), which is a proposal that would respond to GAVI transition in few years. The Board also approved additional $3 billion dollars to enable Nigeria provide routine vaccination for its…

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  • Ramadan: Pray for Ambode to do more, aide urges residents

    NAN Mr Adeleke Adekoya, a Senior Special Adviser to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode on Survey Matters, has urged Lagos residents to pray for the governor to deliver more impactful governance in the state. Adekoya spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of a Ramadan lecture organised by the Fathiu -l- Khaerul Islamic…

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