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2019: Anxiety In Ogun APC Over Screening Of Guber Aspirants

2019: Anxiety In Ogun APC Over Screening Of Guber Aspirants

The anxiety thrown up by the ongoing struggle for the governorship ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state ahead of the next gubernatorial election in the state is far from abating following indications that leaders of the party in Ogun West Senatorial District may have resolved to go into the forthcoming […]

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Abia 2019: Kalu And The Fortunes Of APC In Abia

Abia 2019: Kalu And The Fortunes Of APC In Abia

The recent All Progressives Congress’ mega rally in Umuahia, in which former Governor Orji Uzor Kalu and many other leaders formally joined the party, has increased the tempo of politics in Abia State. Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, takes a look at the likely effect of the development on the fortunes of APC in the state […]

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Ex-Kebbi Governor, Deputy, PDP Members Defect To APC

Ex-Kebbi Governor, Deputy, PDP Members Defect To APC

Former Kebbi State Governor Saidu Dakingari, his deputy Ibrahim Aliyu with over 267,000 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Kebbi state have finally decamped to the All Progressive Congress (APC). The state APC Chairman, Alhaji Attahiru Maccido, formally received the decampees at a Haliru abdul Stadium in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital. According to the […]

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News

Security Agents: Islamic State Fighters In Nigeria

Security Agents: Islamic State Fighters In Nigeria

Security agencies have uncovered Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) fighters in Benue, Kogi and Edo states, it was learnt yesterday. A source in the Presidency said the group had been operating within some North Central and South-South states, using foreign terrorists. They are also believed to be recruiting young men into their fold and […]

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Economy Remains Strong, Says Emefiele

Economy Remains Strong, Says Emefiele

The economy remains strong with all indices moving in the right direction, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele said yesterday. He allayed the fears of Nigerians and the international community over the inability to hold the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting scheduled for today and tomorrow. The meeting could not hold due to […]

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Nigeria Develops Herbal Drugs For Treatment Of Ebola, Malaria

Nigeria Develops Herbal Drugs For Treatment Of Ebola, Malaria

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) announced yesterday it has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, Malaria and other diseases. Presenting the score card of his eight-year tenure (2009 to 2017) in Abuja yesterday,the NIPRD Director-General of NIPRD, Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel, said ‘NIPRIBOL’, a fixed […]

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Entertainment

Mercy Aigbe Denies Reconciling With Hubby

Mercy Aigbe Denies Reconciling With Hubby

Contrary to reports last week that Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe, has reconciled with her estranged husband Lanre Gentry and had equally returned to their matrimonial home, the mother of two has denied the report. Aigbe who spoke to The Nation on Sunday said the case is still in court and the matter was yet to […]

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Bbnaija: No Evictions, Just Jamz

Bbnaija: No Evictions, Just Jamz

Tension was on break in the Big Brother Naija show this Sunday, as no housemate was evicted as earlier promised. Instead, it was music feast all the way, starting with the housemates’ rendition of a ONE Africa campaign song titled ‘Let’s Educate A Girl Child’. Leading the performance with her sonorous voice was Bisola, just […]

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Stella Duru: A Woman Can Succeed Anywhere

Stella Duru: A Woman Can Succeed Anywhere

Could you please tell us about yourself? I am a partner in the EPG practice, (specialising in energy and power) in the Nigerian law firm of Banwo & Ighodalo. I come from a happy, close knit and large family of six children. I am the fourth of six children and the second daughter with two […]

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Sports

Drogba To George Weah “I Won’t Join Politics, ‘Ve Got My Plan”

Drogba To George Weah “I Won’t Join Politics, ‘Ve Got My Plan”

Ivorian Ex-international, Didier Drogba has said his future is not in politics and the possibility of joining government despite George Weah’s appeal is not visible. The former Chelsea ace turned down calls by the Liberian counterpart to join in salvaging Ivorian politics from the hands of oppressive leadership. Drogba insisted he would not follow the […]

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Nations Cup: DR Congo Compounds Nigeria’s Woes

Nations Cup: DR Congo Compounds Nigeria’s Woes

It was another bad day for the Nigeria Men Handball Team as it lost to DR Congo 28-21 today at the year’s Africa Nations Cup taking place at Le Palais des Sports de Libreville, Libreville, Gabon. The defeat is the third for the Nigerian team, who will play their last group game against Morocco on […]

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Minister Unveils Refurbished Para Powerlifting Gym

Minister Unveils Refurbished Para Powerlifting Gym

Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung has commended FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria for partnering the ministry to develop sports in Nigeria. Dalung, while unveiling the renovated power gymnasium at the National Stadium in Lagos, expressed his pleasure in commissioning the newly refurbished Gymnasium at the National Stadium, Lagos.   “Without mincing words, we appreciate the […]

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Business

Chivita’s ‘Breakfast With The Stars’ Excites Consumers

Chivita’s ‘Breakfast With The Stars’ Excites Consumers

The new Chivita 100 percent Limited Edition packs featuring leading football stars, is generating buzz and a lot of excitement in the market. Playing on the pictures of football icons like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba, David De Gea and Anthony Martial, on its pack, soccer fans are making it a point to get a taste […]

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Customs Targets N1.3tr Revenue In 2018

Customs Targets N1.3tr Revenue In 2018

Although the Federal Government is yet to set a 2018 revenue generation target for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), the management plans to collect N1.3trillion this year. The Public Relations Officer, Mr. Joseph Attah, who disclosed this to our Abuja correspondent in his office, added that the organization hopes to work harder to exceed the […]

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Dangote Group, Ocean Beach Resorts Row Over Multi-Million Naira Lagos Project

Dangote Group, Ocean Beach Resorts Row Over Multi-Million Naira Lagos Project

The aim of those who conceived the idea of Lekki Golf Resort was to bring the entire world to Lagos, since the flight from the capitals of most countries to the West African city is not more than 10-hours. To them, the future of Lagos lies in tourism, leisure and entertainment, considering that oil is […]

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Automobiles

Toyota Showcases New Concept Car

Toyota Showcases New Concept Car

Toyota has revealed its i-TRIL concept vehicle, a fully-electric city car, designed to showcase the future of mobility. An online report by Auto Express on Tuesday said the Toyota i-TRIL, a Geneva Motor Show concept, was designed to demonstrate the thinking of the Japanese manufacturer on what the urban mobility would look like in the […]

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Mazda3, Mazda6 Get New Driving Features

Mazda3, Mazda6 Get New Driving Features

A Japanese automaker, Mazda Motor Company, says it is updating its Mazda3 and Mazda6 with the company’s G-Vectoring Control as standard equipment for 2017, an online journal, Automotive News, has reported. While Mazda 3 (known as the Mazda Axela in Japan) is a compact car, Mazda 6 (known as the Mazda Atenza in China and […]

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Kia: The Rising Profile Of A Brand

Kia: The Rising Profile Of A Brand

Who would have thought that Kia, the once lowly rated Korean automobile brand could rule the automobile world in 2016. Who could have imagined Kia as the first non-premium brand to top the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, IQS, ranking in 27 years. And who could have imagined Kia Rio as the ‘Car of the […]

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2019: Anxiety In Ogun APC Over Screening Of Guber Aspirants

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2019: Anxiety In Ogun APC Over Screening Of Guber Aspirants

The anxiety thrown up by the ongoing struggle for the governorship ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state ahead of the next gubernatorial election in the state is far from abating following indications that leaders of the party in Ogun West Senatorial District may have resolved to go into the forthcoming […]

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Abia 2019: Kalu And The Fortunes Of APC In Abia

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Abia 2019: Kalu And The Fortunes Of APC In Abia

The recent All Progressives Congress’ mega rally in Umuahia, in which former Governor Orji Uzor Kalu and many other leaders formally joined the party, has increased the tempo of politics in Abia State. Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, takes a look at the likely effect of the development on the fortunes of APC in the state […]

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Ex-Kebbi Governor, Deputy, PDP Members Defect To APC

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Ex-Kebbi Governor, Deputy, PDP Members Defect To APC

Former Kebbi State Governor Saidu Dakingari, his deputy Ibrahim Aliyu with over 267,000 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Kebbi state have finally decamped to the All Progressive Congress (APC). The state APC Chairman, Alhaji Attahiru Maccido, formally received the decampees at a Haliru abdul Stadium in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital. According to the […]

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