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Aregbesola, Ogbeh flag-off cashew planting season in Osun

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo  Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has called Nigerians to take to farming on full or part time basis as alternative to the over-dependence on oil for the quick recovery of the nation’s ailing economy. 

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Sokoto allocates land to herdsmen as grazing reserve

By Musa Gada, Sokoto  Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has allocated over 1000 hectres of land for livestock grazing in the state. 

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Only doctor’s report can determine cause of Keshi’s death – family

 By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City  Family members of late coach of the Super Eagles, Mr. Stephen Keshi has said that the family would conduct toxicological autopsy to determine the actual cause of death of the deceased. 

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Militants defies FG blow up Chevron’s platform in N’Delta

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos  Militants in the Niger Delta have blown up an oil well in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State. 

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Keshi was a super hero, says NFF president

By Femi Adefioye, Lagos President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick has paid tribute to ex-Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi, who passed away on Wednesday morning.

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Ogun SWAN mourns, says late Keshi gave leadership meaning

By Ahmed Shobiye, Abeokuta The leadership of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Ogun State has reacted to the death of a former coach and captain of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, saying he (the deceased) gave leadership a new meaning.

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Keshi: A patriot exit the sporting stage at his prime

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The nation woke up to the news of the passing on to glory of one of its mercurial sons, Mr. Stephen Okechukwu Keshi. All across the Nigerian space, the atmosphere of mourning is very palpable with torrents of tributes to his memory.

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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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