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APDA to Honour Prince Agba

An Edo state socio-cultural group, the Afenmai Patriotic Development Association APDA, has announced plans to honour the Minister of state for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba over his…

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Trace Gospel Channel is Now on DStv

At the MultiChoice Media Showcase held last month in South Africa, it was announced that the music channel Trace on DStv will be launching a gospel channel this month. It…

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Vivian Onyekachi Ibe Emerges as Winner Quramo Writers Prize 2019

Following a three-day activities-packed literary experience curated by the Quramo Publishing called Quramo Festival of Words, (QFest2019) which featured literary masterclasses, panel discussions and exciting film screenings, it all came…

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Tiwa Savage Thrills Guests at Rare Dahlia Unveiling

It was a day of celebration at the unveiling of luxury perfume shop, Rare Dahlia, recently at Wells Carlton Hotel and Apartment, Abuja. The unveiling which was part of the…

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Navy Tasks Personnel to Remain Dedicated to Duty

Personnel of the Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC) has been tasked to remain dedicated to duty and also uphold the integrity of defending, protecting and building the Nigerian nation. Flag Officer…

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Sowore and silence from unusual quarters

A significant portion of this piece has its root in a brief and informal meeting held with my friends on Sunday the 8th December 2019, in Lagos, to deliberate on issues…

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The northernisation of Nigeria

During the British colonial rule, the agitation for independence was largely a southern affair. The southerners who had the earlier benefit of western education courtesy of the noble activities of…

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Moral crisis in Africa

It was the greatest of time, it was the steepest of time, it was the time when there were many laws, customs, rules and regulations constituting the ethics and moral…

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Reviving the adult literacy scheme

A reported move by the Federal Government to revive the adult literacy programme to boost quality of education in the country is worthwhile. The authorities should be encouraged to walk…

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Policeman, motorcyclist killed as mob sets church ablaze in Ondo over missing boy

Angst was let loose yesterday on a new generation church in Akure, capital of Ondo State, Sotitobire Miracle Centre, aka Ipe to shano, over the disappearance of a one-year old…

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Donald Trump impeached for abuse of power

President Donald Trump addresses his impeachment after learning how the vote in the House was divided during a Merry Christmas Rally at the Kellogg Arena on December 18, 2019 in…

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Impeached while at rally, Trump says ‘having a good time’

President Donald Trump leaves his Merry Christmas Rally at the Kellogg Arena on December 18, 2019 in Battle Creek, Michigan. While Trump spoke at the rally the House of Representatives…

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Reps probe PPPRA over unremitted N1.343tr

• Lawmakers allege breach of TSA policy • Ask DPR to enforce ban on illegal gas outlets The House of Representatives yesterday ordered the immediate probe of the Petroleum Products…

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As NUC’s accreditations, alleged wrongdoings come under lawmakers’ searchlight

Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission ( NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed The alleged exploitation by some unprincipled officials of the National Universities Commission (NUC) during accreditations has drawn the attention of…

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Adopt-an-athlete campaign will boost Team Nigeria’s chances at Tokyo Olympics, says Igali

President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Daniel Igali has hailed the adopt an athlete campaign initiative of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, saying it would…

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Dennerby banks on Dede for World Cup success with India

India U-17 women’s national team coach, Thomas Dennerby is banking on the experience of former Super Falcons Captain, Precious Dede as they fine-tune preparations for 2020 FIFA U17 Women’s World…

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NFF budgets N7.5b for 2020 as Sanusi gets new five-year deal

• Eagles to play World Cup, Nations Cup qualifiers in Benin City The Nigeria Football Federatiom (NFF) will spend N7.5 billion on its activities next year, the board has revealed….

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Policeman, motorcyclist killed as mob sets church ablaze in Ondo over missing boy

Angst was let loose yesterday on a new generation church in Akure, capital of Ondo State, Sotitobire Miracle Centre, aka Ipe to shano, over the disappearance of a one-year old…

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FG Moves to Avoid Multiplicity of Data in Health Sector

The federal government has said that it is making efforts to improve and harmonise data documentation in the country’s health sector so as to prevent fragmentation of health information. It…

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AAU Lagos Alumni Launches N100M Fund for University Health Centre

Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Alumni Association (AAUAA), Lagos Chapter has launched a N100m Appeal Fund for the upgrading and renovation of the university’s health centre. At a well-attended Fundraising and…

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UNICEF, Partners Wage War against Malnutrition in Bauchi

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), through its Field Office in Bauchi says it is working with partners to support Bauchi State Government in the implementation of the Maternal Newborn…

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Nigeria Has Only 42,000 Doctors to 200 Million People, NMA President Cries Out

Lists insecurity, unemployment, low remuneration as triggers for brain drain Martins Ifijeh The President of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Francis Faduyile has raised alarm over shortage of healthcare…

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Firm Reiterates Commitment to Healthcare Awareness

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Sigma Pensions, Mr. Dave Uduanu said his organisation is committed to improving the lifestyle and healthcare of clients, staff and the public through…

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Top Vienna ballet academy ‘encouraged pupils to smoke’

Children at Vienna State Opera’s high-profile ballet academy were encouraged to smoke to control their weight, an investigation has found. A special commission is investigating claims that the academy endangered…

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Michael Barrymore pulls out of Dancing on Ice after injury

Former TV presenter Michael Barrymore has pulled out of Dancing on Ice after breaking a wrist during training. The 67-year-old said he was “absolutely devastated” to learn he could no…

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Shiori Ito: Japanese journalist awarded $30,000 in damages in rape case

A Japanese court has ordered a high-profile TV reporter to pay 3.3 million yen ($30,000; £22,917) in damages to a journalist who accused him of rape. Shiori Ito alleged that…

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