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19 drug suspects arrested at seaports, in 6months

Nigerian drug agency says there has been a reduction in trafficking via seaports

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HIV: UNICEF wants more Mother- To-Child transmission prevention centres

UNICEF says that access to ante- natal care is the right of every pregnant woman

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Eagles’ defender, Papa Idris, loses brother

After losing his spot in the Super Eagles squad, Papa Idris found he also lost his brother.

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Government to check pollution with N2.96 billion GEF project

World Bank wants speedy execution of project to curb the negative impact of organic pollutants

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Bakers appeal to public over bread price hike

Lagos bakers say they are running at a loss.

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Stop abdominal scarification, expert advises

A public health expert decries the uncontrolled use of traditional procedures for complicated ailments

Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji

Abia council elections to hold in January – Gov. Orji

Governor Orji claims all political parties will have a “level playing ground.” 

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Covenant University alumni marks institution’s 10th anniversary

The school, owned by the controversial head of the Living Faith Church, will be 10 years old in October.

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Rivers will replicate German SMEs model – Gov. Amaechi

The governor, who was on a tour of Germany with his contemporaries, says he has already picked some ideas for his state.

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London Paralympics: Nigeria adds more medals

Nigeria occupies the 10th position on the medals tables.

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Nigeria among world’s top 39 economies – FG

The Federal Government inaugurates Vision 20:2020 review Committee.

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Jonathan pledges Ogoni cleanup amid secession threat

President Goodluck Jonathan has promised to implement a UN report recommending large scale remediation of the Ogoni environment.

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Pastor jailed for 9 months for stealing sheep

The pastor pleaded guilty and begged for leniency

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JTF recovers arsenal in Maiduguri

The JTF has claimed to recover explosive items from a Boko Haram commander in Maiduguri.

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Ebonyi ministry locks out workers for not attending morning prayers

Civil servants were locked out and queried when they arrived too late to attend the morning prayers.

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Reverend Moon dies at 92

The founder of the Unification Church, and the Universal Peace Federation died at the age of 92.

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Borno Head of Service dies at 59

The Head of Service, who was ‘hale and hearty’, died in his sleep.

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Oniru beach facelift costs N55m

One of Lagos’ private beaches is undergoing a face lift.

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Consumer council tackles MTN on airplane promo

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has directed MTN to make sure consumers receive adequate information on its recharge and win aircraft promotion, tagged MTN-Ultimate Wonder Campaign Promotion. The CPC disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by Abiodun Obimuyiwa, its deputy director, Public Relations. It said the communication company was given the […]

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UPDATED: Dana Crash: Coroner’s inquest postponed “indefinitely”

A suit filed at a Federal High Court in Lagos has caused the case to be halted

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari, a power hungry liar- PDP

The ruling party said Mr. Buhari lacks the wherewithal to preach democracy.

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Apologise to Nigerians for failure, opposition tells PDP

For years of failed leadership and broken promises, apologise to Nigerians, CNPP tells PDP

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Armed robbers attack cattle sellers in Ogun

Armed Robbers on Sunday attacked cattle sellers travelling along Siun-Owode-Abeokuta highway.

Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Gbenga Ashiru

Nigeria protests 45-day wait for Canadian Visa

Foreign Affairs Minister says Canada should speed up the process of issuing Nigerians visa.

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FRSC embarks on campaign against defective vehicles in Katsina

Repair your vehicles, FRSC Sector Commander in Katsina tells motorists.