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29 Jul 2015
The Anambra government would on Saturday begin free registration and issuance of identity cards to motorcyclists as well as operators of commercial vehicles.
29 Jul 2015
A 41-YEAR-OLD woman has been sentenced to life in jail for organizing the murder of her husband with her 17-year-old lover.
29 Jul 2015
A PETTY thief who stole his neighbour’s chickens has been sentenced to prison. The 21-year-old labourer, Bashir Abdullahi, has been sentenced to one month in prison by a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano State, for allegedly stealing six chickens.
29 Jul 2015
Calls for greater vigilance on polio ROTARY International has called for greater vigilance to sustain Nigeria’s gain in the war against polio. Rotary International President, Jonathan Majiyagbe, made the assertion in Abuja at the weekend at the investiture of Dr. Mike Omotosho as Governor of District 9125, Nigeria. Majiyagbe stressed how increased immunisation and vigilance…
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29 Jul 2015
DETERMINED to boost commerce and encourage self employment in Ogun State, the state government said it would replicate the type of big shopping malls already constructed in the Ogun Central Senatorial District in the Ogun West and Ogun East Senatorial parts of the state.
28 Jul 2015
AS part of efforts aimed at achieving the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology’s (KNUST) vision of becoming a global centre of excellence in science and technology in promoting the socio-economic development of Africa, the university of recently launched the Nigeria’s chapters of its alumni association in Lagos and Port Harcourt.
28 Jul 2015
UNIDENTIFIED hoodlums have made their way into the gigantic water head station in Otamiri, new Owerri Capital Territory of Imo State, vandalising the gigantic 800-KVA water generating set. They carted away vital items and left the water consumers to experience water shortage in the state capital. Expressing displeasure over the ugly act, the state government…
28 Jul 2015
The Akwa Ibom State Government has promised to beef-up security in the rural communities of the state by rehabilitating collapsed police stations in there. The Commissioner for Rural Development, Mr Ekong Sampson, said this on Tuesday while conducting newsmen round Ikot Umiang Police Station in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area. Sampson said that previous administrations…
28 Jul 2015
The Ondo State Government on Tuesday assured pensioners on its payroll of payment of their outstanding pension and gratuity. This is contained in a press statement released by Mr Kayode Akinmade, the Commissioner for Information, in Akure. The statement added that the pensioners would be paid after the workers’ salaries have been paid this week.…
28 Jul 2015
Pensioners in Kogi State have rejected the e- payment platform used in handling the payment of their monthly pensions, saying that the system had led to discrepancies in pensions. The state Chairman of Nigeria Union of Pensioners ( NUP), Mr Onu Abdullahi,said in Lokoja on Monday that the platform, Remita, which was deployed about six…
28 Jul 2015
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday, called on the state Ministry of Information and Strategy to embark on public enlightenment campaign to sensitise the public on the hazards of noise pollution. This followed a motion moved by Mr Abiodun Tobun (APC-Epe 1) seconded by Mr Bisi Yusuf (APC- Alimosho 1) during the plenary…
28 Jul 2015
FOR majority of visitors to Nigeria, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road in Lagos (MMIA) is an indispensable route to their various destinations. It is also serves as a gateway to various parts of Lagos metropolis like the boisterous Oshodi or the historical FESTAC Town, the Apapa seaports, Surulere and the elitist enclaves of Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Lekki and Ajah.

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Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, has cancelled a concert in Morocco to mourn last week's tragedy on the border of Spain's Melilla enclave in which at least 23 African migrants died. Saxophonist and singer Kuti had been set to play on Saturday at the Jazzablanca festival in the Moroccan port city of…
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Demonstrators held rallies in several Spanish cities and in Rabat late Friday to protest over the deaths of 23 African migrants who died in a crush trying to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Morocco. Thousands of protesters gathered in Barcelona, Malaga, Vigo and San Sebastian and in Melilla itself to denounce migration…
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One migrant was killed and at least six others, including a teenage girl, were injured Saturday in a shootout between migrant groups in Serbia near the Hungarian border, the state-run RTS television reported. The 16-year-old girl sustained life threatening injuries in the incident that occurred in a forest in the outskirts of Subotica, some 160…
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Are you planning to switch to a healthy diet? A great breakfast snack to include is a chicken wrap. Not only is it packed with healthy goodness, but it is also a delicious meal you can enjoy at any time of the day.  Need to make a healthy chicken wrap? This is the recipe you…
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Inter Milan have signed former Borussia Dortmund attacker Henrikh Mkhitaryan from league rivals AS Roma, the Italian Serie A runners-up confirmed on Saturday. The 33-year-old Armenian Mkhitaryan has signed a two-year deal to 2024, according to media reports, after leaving Europa Conference League champions Roma on a free transfer. Mkhitaryan played from 2013 to 2016 for…