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5 Dec 2015
Manchester United failed to score at Old Trafford for the second successive game as a 0-0 draw against West Ham United dropped them to fourth place in the Premier League on Saturday. Louis van Gaal's side have now drawn a blank five times at home in all competitions this season, threatening their chances of regaining…
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5 Dec 2015
The Bayelsa Police Command said on Saturday that normalcy had been restored in Oporoma, headquarters of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Asinim Butswat, an ASP, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa. Butswat said the command had…
5 Dec 2015
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday explained that his decision to enlist the assistance of former Nigerian President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to mediate in the political crisis in Guinea Bissau was because of his wide political and military experience as well as strong commitment to the unity of Nigeria and Africa. “I sent President Olusegun Obasanjo…
5 Dec 2015
The Jigawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) said on Saturday that it had begun the training of 240 teachers towards promoting quality education.
5 Dec 2015
The Chief Judge of Nasarawa State, Justice Suleiman Dikko, has granted pardon to 18 inmates of federal prisons in Lafia, Keffi, and Nasarawa, awaiting trial in the state.
5 Dec 2015
A former government official suspected of corruption who fled to the United States returned to China on Saturday with Washington's cooperation, the ruling Communist Party said.
5 Dec 2015
No fewer than 100 unemployed graduates have been trained in various `Employability Skill’ under the Graduate Internship Scheme (GIS) of the Federal Ministry of Finance, an official said.
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5 Dec 2015
A low turnout of voters was recorded in Odo-Ape, Ayetoro-Kiri and Ayetoro-Gbede areas in Saturday’s governorship supplementary election in Kogi, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Our Correspondent reports that voting had already commenced in the areas but with poor participation of the electorate. Mrs Kehinde Ishola, a trader said she would rather go…
Election
5 Dec 2015
A woman was killed on Saturday as voters went to the polls in tight security to elect a new governor in Nigeria's southern state of Bayelsa, officials said.
5 Dec 2015
Dr Ibe Kachikwu, the President, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), says the demand for OPEC crude is expected to rise by 1.2 million barrels per day in 2016.
5 Dec 2015
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, today, Saturday described the late Emir of Keffi, Alhaji Muhammadu Chindo-Yamusa II, as a man of peace whose long reign witnessed phenomenal development of the ancient town of Keffi and Nasarawa State. Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in a statement in Abuja,…
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5 Dec 2015
The All Progressive Congress (APC) says it is ready to participate in the Benue South Senatorial District rerun election between former Senate President David Mark of PDP, and Daniel Onjeh of APC.

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