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Paul Santus, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Santuscom Agro-Hub Investment Nigeria Limited, producer of Ogoja Rice, has vowed to crash the price of local rice ahead of Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Border closure: Producer vows to crash price of local rice

Paul Santus, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Santuscom Agro-Hub Investment Nigeria Limited, producer of Ogoja Rice, has vowed to crash the price of local rice ahead of Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Tam David-West in final escape

Now, my introduction to Professor Tam David-West was on this wise: I was brought up by a very strict, educationist father, who would not allow his seven children travel during holidays, particularly the long vacation at the end of the session. He had his own way of keeping us busy.

Anambra workers to get salaries, benefits by December 15

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has approved the payment of salaries and allowances to civil servants in the state before Christmas.

Enugu Disco to restore electricity in Awka before Christmas

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has expressed its commitment at restoring electricity supply to some parts of Awka in Anambra State before the Christmas and New Year festivities.
Trent Alexander-Arnold had the threat of a VAR check in the back of his mind after the ball struck his arm in the build-up to Liverpool’s opening goal against Manchester City on Sunday, but his focus remained on the task at hand.

Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold admits to concern over handball VAR incident against Manchester City

Trent Alexander-Arnold had the threat of a VAR check in the back of his mind after the ball struck his arm in the build-up to Liverpool’s opening goal against Manchester City on Sunday, but his focus remained on the task at hand.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged parents to properly train their children, stressing that both formal and informal education children are exposed to would determine how far they would go in life. Governor Makinde stated this on Thursday during the 80th Birthday/Holy Communion Service for his mother, Madam Abigail Omojolagbe Makinde, whom he paid glowing tribute to.

Oyo governor celebrates mother at 80

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged parents to properly train their children, stressing that both formal and informal education children are exposed to would determine how far they would go in life.

Yuletide: We will arrest masquerades causing accidents, congestion – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission has said that it would arrest masquerades causing traffic congestion or accidents during the Christmas and New Year festivities.

NNPC promises abundance of petroleum products for yuletide

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has revealed that it has made adequate preparations for the yuletide saying petroleum products will be in abundance across the nation.

Russian court jails Jehovah’s Witness for practising banned faith

A Russian court sentenced a Jehovah’s Witness on Tuesday to six years in prison for practising his faith, which is banned in the country, the organisation and local media reported.
The campaign organisation in a statement said a PDP supporter, Yusuf Seidu Uhiene, was killed in Ayingba, in Dekina local government, when the party’s governership candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, was there for a stakeholders meeting.

Musa Wada: I will probe Yahaya Bello if elected Kogi governor

Ahead of the governorship election in Kogi state, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Musa Wada, has said he will probe the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello if he’s elected governor.
Ralf Rangnick is the latest manager to be linked with the United hot-seat but it’s safe to say he’s the lesser known manager of the other potential candidates.

Ralf Rangnick profiled amid links to Manchester United job

Speculation over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s job has been circulating for a while now but the more his Manchester United team falter in the Premier League, the more likely it becomes realistic that he’ll be given the sack.

Police arrests 115 suspects in Onitsha

Pickpockets, handbag snatchers, Indian hemp smokers, illegal revenue collectors, and others were among the host of suspected criminals and social miscreants arrested by the Anambra State Police Command on Wednesday.
Bayern Munich are among the favourites to win the Champions League this season following the arrival of Philippe Coutinho, Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson believes.

Barça ready to negotiate with Bayern over lower Philippe Coutinho fee

There is no confirmation as to what Bayern actually want to pay for Coutinho, but the fee is rumoured to be in the region of €90m – which would still be a club record for the Bundesliga champions.

Former Juventus coach Max Allegri close to Manchester United switch

Solskjaer has experienced a slow start to the season at Old Trafford and he is just two points shy of the relegation zone, having accumulated just 15 points from eight matches.

Kebbi governor donates N30 million to build churches

Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu has donated N30m to the Christian community in Zuru Emirates to build churches.

Anambra governor donates patrol vehicles, gadgets to security agencies

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Friday donated vehicles, motorbikes and modern security gadgets to security agencies to tackle crime in the state.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

House of Reps seek presidential intervention in Enugu airport project

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, sought the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure immediate commencement of rehabilitation work on the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
President Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-6

President Buhari to present 2020 budget next Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2020 budget by 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 2

AFCONQ: Viewers fault ‘poor’ TV coverage of Nigeria-Benin match

Nigerians have expressed displeasure over the quality of television broadcast of Nigeria versus Benin Group L opener of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Wednesday.
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AFCONQ: Nigeria, Senegal win as Cameroon held at home

Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo.
The senior Pastor of Rabboni Centre Ministries in South Africa, Lesego Daniel, has shocked the world after he fed his church members with millipede and beer as holy communion.

Shock as pastor feeds members with millipedes, beer as holy communion

The senior Pastor of Rabboni Centre Ministries in South Africa, Lesego Daniel, has shocked the world after he fed his church members with millipede and beer as holy communion.

Appeal Court ruling: Akwa Ibom governor reaffirms commitment to service

Governor Udom Emmanuel has affirmed his determination to run a Christ-centric government which will be transparent, accountable and dedicated to serving Akwa Ibom people.
Laxmi Pawar's 11 member family lives in a small apartment in Mahul with little ventilation, and most residents have experienced health problems [Rashi Arora-Al Jazeera]

Toxic air plagues poor residents of housing colony in Mumbai

After a year of living in her one-bedroom apartment in Mahul, a housing colony on the eastern front of Mumbai, Anita Dhole moved out - to live on a footpath.