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25 suspects arrested over attack on Ondo monarch

No fewer than 25 people have been arrested by the operatives of the Ondo State Police Command in connection with the attack on the Ogeloyinbo of Ayetoro, Oba Micah Ajijo.

UNIBEN, two others win £6.8 million UK research grant

The University of Benin, Edo State, and two other institutions have won the Global Challenge Research Fund Grant provided by the United Kingdom to promote research and development.

9,993 to graduate at UNIBEN convocation

A total of 9,993 graduands will be awarded with various degrees and diplomas at the 43rd Convocation/47th Founder’s Day of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), scheduled to hold on Wednesday, November 22.

Federal character hampers national devt – El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, saturday in Ibadan said Federal Character in the nation’s body politic, is hampering national development.

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Federal government wants states to domesticate essential medicine list

The Federal Government on Friday called on states government to domesticate Essential Medicine List to guide the procurement of medicine in health facilities and enhance quality healthcare services in the country.

CPC apprehends eight persons, confiscates over 1000 bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

The Director General of the Consumer Protection Council, Babatunde Irukera, says the council has apprehended eight persons for allegedly dealing in substandard rice in Akwa Ibom.

Judge’s withdrawal stalls Innoson’s arraignment

The scheduled arraignment on Friday of Innocent Chukwuma, known popularly as Innoson, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court has suffered a setback, following the withdrawal of Justice Mojisola Dada from the case.
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All change up front as Nigeria look for goals against Iceland

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr shook up his forward line on Friday for the clash against Iceland in Volgograd, bringing in Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho among three changes for a match in which defeat would see them eliminated.
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Crisis hits Argentina camp ahead of clash with Nigeria

Argentina camp here at the FIFA World Cup in Russia is in turmoil. The reason for the crisis is the 3-0 defeat handed out to the Albiceleste by Croatia on Thursday night to narrow the chances of the South American nation making it to the knockout stage a difficult one.