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We’ve learnt a lot from Suwon tournament – Siasia

By Femi Adefioye, Lagos  Head Coach of the Nigeria U-23 team, Samson Siasia has said his team learnt a lot from the 4 -Nation Suwon Invitational Tournament in Korea Republic, after his boys ended the invitational with a 3-1 defeat of Honduras on Monday.

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NURTW boss begs governor over ban on union activities

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin  National President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Najeem Yasin has appealed to Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to remove the ban placed on members of his union from revenue collection at motor parks in the state.

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Ebonyi governor reshuffles cabinet, appoints new aides

By Achike Uchenna, Abakaliki  Ebonyi state Governor, Chief Dave Umahi has announced the redeployment of Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mrs. Elizabeth Ogbaga to the Ministry of Border Peace and Conflict Resolution. 

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Niger Delta: Ex-defence minister urges militants to dialogue with FG

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin  A former Minister of Defence, Major General Godwin Abbe (rtd) has asked members of the Niger Delta Avengers to stop their violent strategy but to embrace dialogue with the Federal Government with the view to end the crisis in the region. 

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Northern activists flay killing of Igbo trader for blasphemy

By Musa Madobi, Kano  A coalition of activists under the aegis of Northern Consensus Movement (NCM) has condemned the killing of an Igbo Woman, Mrs. Bridget Agbahime in Kano by a group of youths in the state who accused her of blasphemy.

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Sharp practices: DPR moves against errant retail outlets

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin  The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Benin Depot, Edo State has stated that has uncovered sharp practices indulged in by operators of petrol filling stations in the state, saying it will begin massive clamp down on such operators. 

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New N’Delta group vows to bomb key targets in Abuja, Lagos

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt  A new militant group, the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF) has vowed to bomb key targets in three important cities of Kaduna, Lagos and Abuja.

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Lagos moves to revamp Primary Healthcare Centres

 Reads riot acts to staff The Lagos State Government on Monday stepped up its monitoring of Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state just as it read the riot act to staff who show nonchalant attitude to duty.

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I’m proud to have lost the Presidency, says Jonathan

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The immediate past President of the country, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has stated that he was proud to have lost last year’s presidential to his rival and incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Henrietta, spouse of Jide Kosoko dies at 53

By Seun Agboola, Lagos Wife of prominent Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko, Henrietta has died at the age of 52 in Lagos on Monday morning.

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