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Lawyers and judiciary workers in Imo suspended court sitting yesterday to protest against the kidnap of a lawyer Barr. Chima Awurum. Awurum was kidnapped by gunmen last Friday in Mbano/Etiti, Imo. Secretary

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By Evelyn Usman THE Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday, disclosed that policemen have been deployed to carry out 24 hours surveillance on schools and farms, to avert kidnappings

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…Restructuring is not secession—Akeredolu By Dayo Johnson THE Pan-Yoruba Socio-political organisation, Afenifere, said, yesterday, that the creation of the South-West security outfit, codenamed Amotekun, is a forerunner to state police. A delegation

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…As Yoruba group dares Akeredolu, plans 1m march in Akure …Yoruba in Diaspora hold dialogue on restructuring By Dapo Akinrefon, with agency report GOVERNOR Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State said yesterday that

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By Udeme Akpan THE Federal Government said yesterday it would realize $500 million (N189.5 billion) from the sale of the nation’s 57 marginal oil fields. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources,

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The United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy, UNDEDSS, on Tuesday, warned that it should not be dragged into any secession plan saying "when necessary, the Niger Delta will be free to

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…Adds Nigeria sitting on keg of gunpowder …Reps condemn attack on Ortom, say offenders must face justice …Afenifere blasts FG to failing to restore security, punish perpetrators of Agatu massacre …Attack on

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Gareth Bale said Tuesday that he plans to resume his Real Madrid career once his loan at Tottenham expires at the end of this season. Wales forward Bale returned for a second

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African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development have expressed commitment to implementing the necessary reforms needed to promote transparency and accountability to mobilise domestic and external resources. The ministers said this

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China’s ambassadors in Berlin and Paris were summoned for talks on Tuesday, marking another round in a tit-for-tat between China and the European Union that was kicked off by sanctions slapped on

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The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged the Department of Security Services. DSS to investigate claims Fulani National Movement, FUNAM, that they were responsible for the assassination attempt on Benue State Governor,

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  Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon has survived a vote of no confidence held by lawmakers on Tuesday. The first minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party faced the vote after

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The Minister of Agriculture, Alhaji Muhammed Nanono has commended the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for over 360 million dollars grant towards agricultural development in Nigeria The post Agric Minister commends

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The Federal Government says it will work with Katsina Government to support traders affected by the fire incident at Katsina Central Market. The Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, made the disclosure

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Some youths in Iwo, Osun state yesterday said the town is no longer safe as the monarch, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi extends a blanket invitation to herdsmen into the community. The post Our

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The National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) says it is looking forward to generating N1 billion revenue monthly through the “National Games Initiative”. Dr Lanre Gbajabiamila, Director-General of NLRC, made this known on

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Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly Mr Mudashiru Obasa has constituted a joint committee of Public Account Committee (Local) and Local Government Administration and Community Affairs to investigate series of abuse

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Canadian Government and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a 104.8 million-dollar agreement to formalise the Canada–African Development Bank Climate Fund (CACF) The post Canada, AfDB sign $104.8m climate fund agreement

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The Nigerian Army, 81 Division, on Tuesday started a two-day workshop to educate officers on Human Rights and Humanitarian Laws to boost the image of the security group. Maj.-Gen. Lawrence Fejokwu, the

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By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja The Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, said it is putting in place mechanisms that will assist the party to

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By Luminous Jannamike A human rights lawyer, Mr. Rickey Tarfa (SAN), has given the Department of State Services 48 hours to either release the 26 Bureau de Change, BDC, operators in its

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A Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano, on Tuesday, granted a N500,000 bail to a popular Kano-based praise singer, Bashir Dandago, for allegedly releasing uncensored song. Dandago, a resident of Gaida quarters,

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A 29-year-old man, Sunday Abraham, on Tuesday appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged N170, 000 fraud The post Man, 29, docked for alleged N170,000 fraud appeared first on Vanguard

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that the Federal government will work with the governments of Katsina and Zamfara States to assist traders affected by two devastating fire incidents

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BENIN CITY - EDO state government Tuesday evening destroyed the residence of former deputy governor, Dr Pius Odubu situated at Dennis Osadebey Avenue GRA in Benin City. The post Edo govt demolishes

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Friday March 19 would remain not just a memorable day but historic one in the annals of La Campagne Tropicana Forest River Beach Resort in Ikegun Village, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos for so

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THE Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, Tuesday, flagged off the Federal Government's cash grant for rural women project in Asaba, the Delta State Capital, warning

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By Shina Abubakar, Osogbo Workers at the Osun State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, joined their counterparts across the country to boycott work, protesting against the refusal to grant Houses of Assemblies

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Abuja The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Tuesday, said the effective deployment of plea bargain provisions would reduce the financial cost

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By Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja National Chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Gov. Mai Mala Buni has denied attacking justices of the Supreme

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