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17 Jan 2015
IT all began as a “friendly gift” when the then government of Midwest State, 41 years ago, gave some buildings to the budding University of Benin. Things, however, went sour about two weeks ago. “Unannounced and without notice”, bulldozers, accompanied by armed policemen and suspected thugs swooped down on 16 bungalows along Edo Osagie Avenue…
17 Jan 2015
BOROKIRI is an important area in oil-rich Port Harcourt. It is situated at the southern part of the old Government Reservation Area (GRA) and is bordered by Ahoada Street, Okirika Island and Aboturu Creek. It houses residential, commercial and recreational buildings.    Regrettably, there is only one route to the area. The road, which would have…
17 Jan 2015
ABUJA, Nigeria’s capital, is adjudged the fastest growing city in the country. The reason is obvious: power is concentrated at the centre, and nothing really moves unless approval comes from Abuja. This is quite unlike China where the land mass is distributed into provinces, and states assume some level of autonomy. And each, to some…
31 Dec 2014
RESIDENTS and landlords of Aviation Estate, Ayodele, Ajibulu, Ade-Idowu and neighbouring streets in Mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State, are unhappy.     Their grouse is the uncompleted bridge project expected to link Ajibulu-Mafoluku and the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Road. Delayed for almost a decade, the construction, which would have eased traffic, has turned into a source…


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Ukraine threatened Thursday to boycott the 2024 Olympics in Paris if Russian and Belarusian athletes are allowed to take part, a prospect described as "unacceptable" by the country's sports minister.
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Premier League strugglers Southampton signed Luton defender James Bree for a reported fee of £750,000 ($930,000) on Thursday.
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The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd), has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for its readiness to support the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to airlift its staff and logistics before, during and after the 2023 general elections.
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As the deadline to phase out old naira notes draws closer, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has appealed to people living in rural communities to visit POS super agents and open bank accounts to avoid the loss of their money.
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Nigerian feminists group has urged the federal government and the Nigerian military to stop the alleged forced abortions and killing of children by security forces in the North East, Nigeria.