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Two fake revenue collectors nabbed in Ibadan

Two members of a fake tax collection syndicate, identified as Mr. Friday Emmanuel and Mr. Oyedeji Oyekunle have been arrested by officials of the Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue (OYBIR) in Ibadan.

Death toll from south India protests rises to 13

A protester shot during demonstrations against a copper plant in southern India died of his injuries Thursday, officials said, the 13th victim killed by police fire.

WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum leaving Facebook

WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum on Monday put out word that he is leaving Facebook, which bought the smartphone messaging service four years ago for $19 billion.

Donald Trump tweets US and China will reach deal on IP

US President Donald Trump has said in a tweet on Sunday that China would take down its trade barriers and that the two countries would reach a deal on intellectual property.

FRSC records 79 deaths during 2018 Easter patrol

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) recorded a total of 79 deaths out of the 1,150 persons involved in road traffic crashes during the 2018 Easter celebration period.

Donald Trump: We are not in trade war with China

President Donald Trump tweeted that the U.S. was not in “a trade war with China,’’ hours after Beijing announced tariff hikes on 50 billion dollars worth of U.S. products.

Femi Falana: Shehu Sani’s revelation shows Nigerian legislators are highest paid in the world

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says Shehu Sani’s revelation that every senator gets paid a total of N13.8 million monthly proves Nigerian legislators are the highest paid in the world.

Governor Masari names breeding grounds for religious extremists in Nigeria

Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has described the current Almajiranci system of Islamic education prevalent in northern Nigeria as unIslamic.

Toyota forecasts record net profit for full fiscal year

Japanese car giant Toyota on Tuesday revised its earnings forecast, saying it expected to see a record annual net profit thanks to a weaker yen and US tax cuts.

Noise from trains, planes, cars causes heart disease

Noise from trains, planes and cars has been linked to the development of heart disease, and researchers said on Monday that’s because it may disrupt the body on the cellular level in a way that increases the risk of common heart disease risk factors.

150 robbers confess, repent in Jigawa

No fewer than 150 robbers have made confessional statements to retire from stealing business at Malamawa in Kafin Hausa Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

Protests hit Tunisia for 3rd night as premier warns of clampdown

Tunisian demonstrators defied the threat of a security clampdown as they spilled onto the streets of the capital and at least four other towns for a third night of violent protest fuelled by economic hardship.

Senator Aliero shares N10,000, other items to 2,000 women Kebbi

Senator Adamu Aliero, representing Kebbi Central on Sunday in Birnin Kebbi, distributed eight cars, 250 motorcycles and 560 grinding machines in 89 wards of his constituency.

Uber rival Grab makes debut in Cambodia

Southeast Asia’s top ride-hailing firm Grab launched services in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh on Tuesday, as it looks to lock down regional domination against main rival Uber.

Yuletide: FRSC deploys 36,000 marshals for special patrols

Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered the deployment of 36,000 regular and special marshals nationwide for the end-of-year special patrol operations.

Ogun Customs intercept 500 smuggled used cars in 11 months

The Ogun State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, says it has seized 500 used cars smuggled into the country from the neighbouring Republic of Benin through Idiroko border and its axis, between January and November 2017.

Senator Bola Tinubu proposes 7-point agenda to revive Nigeria’s economy

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has proposed a seven-point agenda, which he said, would revive the country’s troubled economy and drastically reduce her dependence on petrodollars.

Explosion on London underground train leaves ‘several injured’

An explosion rocked an underground train in Parsons Green station in Fulham on Friday, reportedly leaving several people injured.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
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Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.