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By Taiwo Adediran
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Dec 31st, 2015
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Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring for a possible swan song next April to take on American Timothy Bradley for a third time. The Filipino’s promoter said on Wednesday that thirty-seven-year-old Pacquiao, and thirty-two-year-old Bradley will meet on the ninth of April at the MGM Grand Garden...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Dec 31st, 2015
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The Russian government has ratified a set of updated sanctions against Turkey amid a row between the two countries that started after the downing of a Russian jet by the Turkish military. According to the updated list of Moscow’s sanctions against Ankara on the Kremlin’s website, Turkish companies wi...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Dec 31st, 2015
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The Majority leader of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has said the eighth assembly has passed three hundred and twenty-seven bills between June and December 2015.  Gbajabiamila said this in Lagos while addressing journalists on the activities of the eighth assembly in Lagos. He said t...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Dec 31st, 2015
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 National Vice Chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have disclosed that any PDP member convicted in the ongoing war against corruption shall face disciplinary action and will be severely sanctioned. They however dissociated the party completely from any corrupt practices while the party was...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Dec 31st, 2015
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The United States government has said that despite much progress made over the past year in the fight against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad Basin region, more work needs to be done to ensure that the people of Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria can live in peace. In a statement signed by US Department [...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Dec 30th, 2015
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The League Management Company and some clubs in the Nigeria Premier League have mourned the captain of Nasarawa United, Baba Idris, who died on Monday. The company who announced Idris’ demise did not however state the cause of his death. Idris, who captained Nasarawa United to finish third last seaso...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Dec 30th, 2015
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Polls have opened in the Central African Republic in delayed presidential and parliamentary elections aimed at restoring stable government after years of turmoil. Thirty candidates are contesting to replace interim leader Catherine Samba-Panza, though three of the candidates are considered the frontr...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Dec 30th, 2015
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A Lagos-based entrepreneur, Alhaji Yakubu Olayiwola Gobir, has warned that various efforts at cushioning the effect of poverty in Ilorin emirate and its environs may prove futile unless the concept of social entrepreneurship is adapted. Yakubu says the emirate does not require a whooping sum before t...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Dec 30th, 2015
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Following recent attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in some parts of Borno State, Governor Kashim Shettima, held a meeting with the youth volunteers involved in counter insurgency operations popularly known as “Civilian JTF” during which he appreciated their gallant efforts and unveiled welfare package...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Dec 30th, 2015
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The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has alleged that the proposed one point eight trillion naira borrowing for the 2016 budget presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari has made the nation a borrowing country. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Chief Olisa ...