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Kano begins empowerment scheme for orphans

By Musa Madobi, Kano Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has launched an empowerment scheme for 520 orphans from across all the 44 local  government areas of the state.

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Militants in N’Delta creeks destroy two major oil assets in Delta

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba Rampaging insurgents have destroyed two major oil facilities; RMP23 and RMP24, operated by oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), at the Opia/Ikia axis of the Dibi/ Olero oil fields in Egbema Kingdom of Warri North council area of Delta state.

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Lagos APC Assembly aspirants task Ambode on inclusive government

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who contested tickets of the party for seats in the state’s House of Assembly in the last 2015 general elections have called on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to run an all-inclusive government.

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NFF visits Amodu’s family, to hold joint meeting

The Nigeria Football Federation has said that it would hold a join executive committee meeting in honour of a former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, and the Technical Director of the federation, Shuaibu Amodu, who both died during the week.

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Obama to honour Ooni as NYC declares Yoruba Day

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, was on Friday hosted by the indigenes of Ile-Ife, Osun State, resident in the United States.

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Thousands in Louisville to bid final farewell to Ali

Thousands of people from near and far were expected to line the streets of Muhammad Ali’s hometown Louisville on Friday to say goodbye to the boxing legend and civil rights hero, who mesmerized the world with his dazzling skills.

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Odegbami, Onigbinde, supporters’ club mourn Amodu

Nigerians have again been thrown into mourning with the death early on Saturday of former Super Eagles coach, Shuaibu Amodu.

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FG plans fresh financial relief package for states

The Federal Government, Saturday, said it is finalizing a conditional Budget Support Facility to provide financial relief to State Governments based on the states meeting a set of stringent fiscal conditions.

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23 years after: Afenifere wants FG to publish June 12 results

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Afenifere Renewal Group has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to release the official result of the June 12 1993 Presidential Election, which is believed to have been won by late businessman and politician, Chief M.K.O Abiola.

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Aregbesola endorses June 12, says May 29 not Democracy Day

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo Osun State Governor , Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has described June 12, 1993 as the most suitable and proper day to mark democracy day in Nigeria.

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