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25 injured as Muslims, masqueraders clash in Oyo

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No fewer than 25 people were said to have been injured when followers of the traditional Egungun religion and some Islamic faithfuls clashed in Kishi town, in the Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State on Wednesday. The clash came at a time when the traditional ruler of the town, the Iba ...

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UNIJOS Bans Indecent Dressing

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The leadership of the University of Jos has moved to curb the spate of s*xual immorality among ladies with a check on their mode of dressing. Authorities of the University of Jos on Wednesday directed its security agencies to arrest any student whose dressing assaults the sensibilities of the members ...

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Nigeria Retain Position In Latest FIFA Ranking

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Nigeria has retained its 40th position on the latest ranking released by FIFA on Thursday, 4 May. The team had been placed on the same spot in April. They remain fifth in Africa behind Egypt, Senegal, Cameroon and Burkina Faso who also maintained their positions. In the world ranking, the ...

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Clark Berates Obasanjo For Attacking Jonathan, Ijaw


Chief Edwin Clark, an Ijaw Leader has berated former President Olusegun Obasanjo over disparaging comments against Ijaw nation and former President Goodluck Jonathan, in “Against the Run of Play,” a new book by Olusegun Adeniyi, former presidential spokesman, . Clark, a former information minister, in an open letter addressed to ...

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EFCC To Ekweremadu: We Will Arrest You, If Necessary

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has stated it would arrest Senator Ike Ekweremadu, deputy president of Senate, if he violated the law. The EFCC rejoined to Ekweremadu’s claim that he learned of a plot by the anti-graft body to plant incriminating things in his house on the veneer ...

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Facebook Hires 3,000 To Review Crime, Others


Facebook is hiring 3,000 people for its “community operations team”, to help stop hate speech, child abuse and self-harm being broadcast on the website. Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said it had been “heartbreaking” to see people “hurting themselves and others” in videos streamed live on Facebook. He added he would ...

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Senate Postpones Presentation On 2017 Budget Report


The Nigerian Senate, Thursday, postponed the presentation on the 2017 Appropriation Bill. The report was delayed till Tuesday. The Committees on Appropriations in the Senate and House of Representatives had planned to present their reports today. The presentation was listed on the Order Paper for the plenary. But the Senate ...

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Lufthansa, 5 Other Firms To Help Nigeria Set Up National Carrier


The Nigerian Government has appointed German airline, Lufthansa, and five other firms to advise it on its planned national carrier. Hadi Siriki, the minister of aviation, confirmed the appointment to Reuters, explaining the advisers will help set up a national airline and develop its aviation infrastructure to create a hub ...

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N’Assembly Raise Its Budget To N150 Billion

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The National Assembly has increased its 2017 budget in this year’s Appropriation Bill to N150 billion as against the initial proposed N120 billion. A source in the Senate explained that the raise was necessary as the legislature could no longer deploy the pooled resources for services provided in the National ...

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Woman Remanded For Selling Ogogoro


A Lagos-based businesswoman, Nkiru Kalu, has been remanded in prison for selling illicit gin, commonly known as kaikai. Kalu, who was arraigned before a Federal high court sitting in Lagos by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, was arrested in Badagary area of Lagos. NAFDAC ...

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See this Before and after photo of President Buhari


Pictured above is a Before & after photo of President Buhari making rounds on Social Media. May He Get well soon. Amen. Meanwhile, Former Osun State Governor, Bisi Akande has expressed his concerns over the President’s failing health. In a statement released yesterday, Akande said President Buhari’s absence at the ...

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