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Nyesom Wike eulogises mothers at funeral service

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has eulogised mothers for their contributions to the upbringing of outstanding children who enhance societal growth.

2019: Between Ease of Doing Business and Ease of Doing Fraud

A document in circulation, from the resolutions of a retreat in a foreign country by one of the parties makes no pretences about their plan to cause tension between various communities. They have dramatically begun actions to destroy the integrity of the election process.
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Expert urges Nigerians to eat local food to prevent diseases

A Consultant in Reproductive Endocrinology, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru, urged Nigerians to cultivate the habit of eating local foods to prevent diseases such as diabetes.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Bukola Saraki decries use of $1.05 billion NLNG dividends for fuel subsidy

Senate President Bukola Saraki has faulted reported use of $1.05billion, by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), from its dividends from the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) for fuel subsidy.
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PDP challenges Muhammadu Buhari, APC to speak out on alleged N378 billion NLNG scandal

The Peoples Democratic Party has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress to speak out on revelations of how N378 billion proceed from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas dividends was utilised.

Group berates Atiku Abubakar over Dubai meeting

The New Agenda for Positive Change, a civil society organisation, has berated the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for reportedly holding a strategy session with over 400 members of his team in Dubai, UAE.

Lagos AD urges youths to shun violence

Lagos State Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate Owolabi Salis has urged the youths to shun acts capable of breaching the peace of the state.
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Nigerians applaud singer Falz over sexual violence video

Nigerians and the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) have lauded singer, Folarin Falana a.k.a Falz for addressing sexual violence in his latest music video.
People celebrate France's victory in the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia, on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on July 15, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Eric FEFERBERG

Delirious French revel in World Cup victory

Hundreds of thousands of French fans partied into the night on the Champs Elysees on Sunday to mark the country's World Cup victory, celebrating football and the power of the game to bring a tense and often fearful nation together.
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Nuts may boost male fertility

Eating nuts "significantly" boosted the number and health of sperm in young men in a scientific trial, researchers said Wednesday.
Josephine Iyamu, 51, pictured, was today convicted of trafficking and will be sentenced next Wednesday

Nigerian nurse found guilty of trafficking girls overseas for sex work

A Nigerian-born British nurse, Josephine Iyamu, who used ‘juju’ to traffic Nigerian prostitutes to Europe, was on Thursday found guilty in the first case of its kind in the United Kingdom.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Kayode Fayemi now smarter, more intelligent

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, says the party’s candidate in the Ekiti governorship election, Kayode Fayemi, is smarter and more intelligent.

Researchers say two months of stress can damage a man’s fertility

A new study from researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center in Israel says eight weeks of stress may damage a man’s sperm.

President orders massive audit of civil servants, their wealth

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has intensified his war on graft by announcing that all public servants will undergo a compulsory lifestyle audit to account for their sources of wealth.

Nigerians urged to embrace tree planting

Some environmental activists on Thursday called on Nigerians to embrace the practice of tree planting to stop deforestation, caused by tree felling without replacement.

Kas: Why I quit music to become a pastor

Nigerian musician, Kas, has revealed why he quit the music industry in the latter of 2017 to become a pastor.

Victor Moses voted 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian

Nigerian professional footballer and Chelsea FC skipper, Victor Moses, has been voted the 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian in one of the most credible and respected annual ranking polls organised by international reputed rating establishment, Avance Media.

TStv Africa gets tax relief from fed govt

The Federal Government has granted a 3-year tax relief to the newly inaugurated Pay TV operator in the country, TStv Africa, as well as tax free dividends to all investors in the company.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses delegates at the annual Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in central London, on November 19, 2018. - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday defended her draft Brexit deal to business leaders ahead of "intense negotiations" with Brussels in the coming week. May told the Confederation of British Industry, the UK's main business lobby group, that she is confident of striking a deal at the European Council in the run-up to Sunday's summit to sign Britain's divorce papers. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP)

Theresa May wins business support for draft Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday won support from big business for her draft Brexit deal ahead of "intense negotiations" with Brussels in the coming week.

NYSC chief warns corps members against taking financial, material inducements

Brig. – Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has warned corps members to shun any form of financial or material inducements by politicians during the 2019 general elections.
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2019: Police commission to monitor personnel deployed for elections

The Chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Alhaji Musiliu Smith, says the commission will monitor the conduct of police personnel deployed for the 2019 general elections.

Udoma Udoma: 2.5 million Nigerian children malnourished

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Monday disclosed that about 2.5 million children under the age of five years might be in danger of being afflicted by severe acute malnutrition in Nigeria.

Uber resumes service in Abu Dhabi after two years of suspension

The Integrated Transport Center at the Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates on Monday announced to resume Uber services in the emirate after two years of suspension.