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Sad! Stephen Keshi dies at 54

Nigeria has just lost  one of her greatest talents, a former Super Eagles Captain and immediate past National Coach, Stephen Okechukwu Chinedu Keshi.

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Pensioners collapse in Bayelsa during verification exercise

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa  There was stampede at the Samson Siasia Stadium when three pensioners participating in a pension verification exercise ordered by the state Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson. 

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Court remands Jonathan’s cousin in prison over graft

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  A Federal High Court sitting in, the nation’s capital, Abuja has remanded one Robert Azibaola to Kuje Prison. 

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VP meets service chiefs, governors over N’Delta crisis

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has met behind closed doors with service chiefs and some state governors from the Niger Delta region of the country. 

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FG to begin recruitment of 500,000 teachers soon, says Ngige

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has stated that the Federal Government would soon commence the recruitment of 500,000 teachers. 

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FG to banks: Recall sacked workers or…

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Federal Government has read the riot act to banks and other financial institutions in the country, saying it will no longer tolerate them operating in the country by floating its directive not to sack workers. 

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Catholic mission set to float agro-based schools in Calabar

By Samuel Ita, Calabar  The Catholic Mission through its Archdiocese of Calabar in Cross River State, has stated it would set up vocational schools that are agro-based in area of jurisdiction. 

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Ogun counsels residents on preservation of environment

By Ahmed Shobiye, Abeokuta  Ogun State Government has called on residents to desist from acts that can lead to desert encroachment in an attempt to mitigate the effect of climate change.    

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Yoruba group urges militants against attack on oil facilities

By  Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos  A group, Yoruba Youth Congress (YYC) has called on militant groups in the Niger-Delta region to put a halt to the spate of attacks on oil facilities located in their area. 

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Ex-rep urges FG to dialogue with N’Delta militants

By Kabir Lapai, Minna  A former member of the House of Representative, Honorable Adamu Bala Kuta, has warned against the use of force against the militants operating in the Niger Delta region. 

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