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By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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A former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has faulted the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress for overruling the recommendation of its appeal panel on the Ondo State governorship primary. The appeal panel had recommended the cancellation of the APC governorship primary in Ondo ...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Following the launching of the Kwara State Infrastructure Development Fund IFK, the state government says it has suspended plans to raise twenty billion naira bond from the capital market for infrastructure development, noting that the twenty billion naira has become unnecessary. The state Governor A...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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The management of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday said it has no intention of making life unbearable for the university community through the recent screening exercise introduced at the institution’s gates. The university’s Director of Communication, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, said in Ibadan that the...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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The North East Coalition Against Terrorism (NECAT) has said reports in some section of the media that Boko Haram terrorist group has hoisted their flag in some Borno villages, is untrue and a total misrepresentation of the true situation in the affected villages. Reports had said that the terrorists ...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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About one thousand, four hundred and seventy-two cases of non-compliance with polio immunisation have been recorded in Bauchi state according to findings. State Consultant for World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Habu Dahiru, disclosed this at a one day workshop for women journalists on Polio Immunisa...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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US forces have been accused of killing twenty-two Somali troops in what is said to be a misdirected airstrike in the country’s northern regions. On Wednesday, Galmudug states’ Security Minister Osman Issa announced that his soldiers were killed in the airstrike, adding that the attack was launched on...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Congress has voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabian officials. In the first veto override of his presidency, the Senate voted ninety-seven to one and the House of Representatives three hundred and thirty-eight to ...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 29th, 2016
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The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed to cut production by seven hundred and fifty thousand barrels a day, reducing its oil production to thirty-two-point-five million barrels per day from November. The agreement, which is the first in eight years, was reached in an informal me...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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The Federal government has unveiled activities lined up for the nation’s fifty-six independence anniversary on the first of October. A statement issued by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal said the celebration which will be low-key will begin with an inter-denomination...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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he Syrian military has announced a new offensive in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, where a quarter of a million people are living under siege. State media reports that Army officials have warned civilians to avoid areas where “terrorists” are operating.   It comes after jets pounded rebe...