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FG to sponsor Bill on hate speeches

By Bode Olagoke Abuja Th e federal government has revealed that a Bill that will make it diffi cult for perpetrators of hate speeches is on the way. Already the proposed Bill initiated by the Federal Ministry of Interior would ...

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Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Timothy Oyedeji, Chairman and Vice Minister of State, Council of Information Office China, Mr. Guo Weimin, during the launch of Startimes TV Project

From left: Representative of the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Timothy Oyedeji, Chairman, Senate Committee on Information, Senator Suleiman Adokwe and Vice Minister of State, Council of Information Offi ce China, Mr. Guo Weimin, during the launch of Startimes ...

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Ex-Kano ANPP chair Hotoro dies at 67

By Bashir Mohammed Kano One of the leading pillars of the defunct All Nigeria’s Peoples Party (ANPP), Alhaji Sani Hashim Hotoro, has died at the age of 67 at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) after battling with diabetes. Hashim ...

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Chairman NRF&MC Professor Femi Bamiro, Executive Secretary TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi B. Baffa during the inauguration of the National Research Fund Screening Committee, and Technical Advisory Group

From left: Chairman, National Research Fund Screening and Monitoring Committee (NRF&MC), Professor Femi Bamiro, Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Dr. Abdullahi B. Baff a and TETFund Director, Executive Secretary Offi ce, Barrister Ifi ok Ukim, during the inauguration ...

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Army rotates troops in North-east

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja Nigerian Army has returned 29 soldiers of 29 Battalion, Port Harcourt, to their main units. A statement by Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, said the rotation was in line with the determination ...

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3 cops dismissed for robbery in Delta

By Amaechi Okwara Asaba Delta state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, yesterday announced the dismissal of three police offi cers in the rank of sergeant for allegedly robbing petroleum tankers on the BeninAgbor expressway. Th e sacked police offi ...

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JAMB to sustain change of course, institution

By Martin Paul Abuja Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday assured prospective tertiary institution students of its readiness to continue with change of course and institution exercise even as admission procedures continue. Head of Public Relations of the board, ...

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Alhaji Kashim Shettima and NUJ Comrade Abdulwaheed Odusile, MD/CEO, Dangote Foundation when the NUJ Borno state council honours Dangote Foundation

From left: Borno state Gorvernor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Abdulwaheed Odusile, Managing Director/CEO, Dangote Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou with the Platinum Award and Minister of Defence, Brigadier-General Mansur Dan Ali (retd), when the NUJ ...

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Troops ambush terrorists, destroy IED factory

‘By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja Troops of 151 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, yesterday laid ambush on suspected Boko Haram terrorists on MiyantiBanki Junction. Army spokesperson, Brig.- Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement yesterday that the incident happened last ...

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APGA urges Agbaso’s arrest over ‘burglary’

By Bode Olagoke Abuja All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has called for immediate arrest of its factional chairman, Martins Agbaso, for allegedly breaking into the national secretariat with his group and charting away sensitive documents. Its National Chairman Chief Victor ...

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APDA members rejoin PDP in Ondo

By Chizoba Ogbeche, with agencies Hundreds of members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state who dumped the party for the Advanced Peoples Democratic Party (APDA) in the wake of the leadership crisis within the PDP yesterday returned ...

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Why FG should address job losses

By now, most Nigerians would agree that the economy is in dire straits. For the past two years, thousands of Nigerians have lost their jobs as a result of the drastic staff reductions undertaken by many companies. Others were thrown ...

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Aisha Buhari returns to London

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has returned to London, United Kingdom, where her husband has been on medical vacation since May, this year. Spokeswoman of the wife of the President, Bisi OlumideAjayi, ...

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FG cannot tarry on restructuring

Th e Federal Government’s latest expressed disposition on the vexed issue of restructuring Nigeria is worrisome. Early in the life of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government, President Muhammadu Buhari and other ranking offi cials of the administration had ...

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Why I dislike attending parties

By Adewale Kupoluyi In this part of the world, social engagements are usually organised to bring people together for fellowship, entertainment and celebration. A party, which is a form of social gettogether, aff ords people an opportunity to relax under ...

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My vision to unite the World – Cleric

By Chidiebere Iwuoha Owerri Founder of Zion International Ministries and Global Missions with branches in Nigeria, USA, Morocco, Egypt and Australia, Prophet Godday Aguocha, has said that the vision that God had given him “is to unite the whole world ...

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INEC has joker for 2019 polls – Yakubu

Th e Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday revealed that it has a joker in new technology in the conduct of the 2019 general elections, but would not disclose it to Nigerians yet. INEC Chair, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, spoke at ...

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