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Keshi’s talent earned him scholarship to school – Principal

The Principal of St. Finbarr’s College, Akoka, Lagos, Daniel Ikediobi, on Friday said the late former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, was admitted to the college because of his football prowess.

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Naira appreciates against Dollar

The Naira, on Friday, appreciated against the dollar at the parallel market, trading at N352, from N370 traded on Wednesday.

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Drama as Henrietta’s family stops daughter’s burial over unpaid dowry

By Seun Agboola, Lagos The planned burial of Henrietta Kosoko has been put on hold by her family members who are angry with her husband, Jide.

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Ooni of Ife storms America with 80 monarchs on a weeklong visit

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has arrived the United States of America (USA) along with his Olori, Wuraola Ogunwusi. According to the Ooni’s spokesman, Mr. Moses Olafare, the monarch is also accompanied in the week long tour by 80 people that comprise of prominent Yoruba monarchs like the Orangun of Ila, ...

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Niger Delta Avengers blow up another Agip pipeline in Bayelsa

By Samuel Tombra, Yanagoa Members of the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers have continued with their orgy of criminal activities against oil facilities in the oil-rich region on Friday morning as they blew up a major oil facility belonging to Agip in Bayelsa State.

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Nigeria Police arraign suspects over Kano ‘blasphemy’ killing

By Musa Madobi, Kano Five persons have been arraigned before a Kano High Court in connection with last week’s killing of a trader, Madam Bridget Agbahime in popular Kofar Wambai market on allegation of blasphemy.

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Breaking News: MTN bows to FG, agrees to pay $1.7b fine in three years

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos Telecoms giant, MTN Group has agreed to pay a whooping N330 billion ($1.7 billion) fine to the Federal Government.

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Ambode approves dissolution of 57 councils, LCDAs

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the dissolution of all the 57 local governments councils and local council development areas of the State.

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Lagos Assembly confirms Philips, ex-chief judge as LASIEC boss

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Members of Lagos State House of Assembly have confirmed the appointment of the immediate past Chief Judge (CJ) of the state, Justice Ayotunde Philips as the Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC).

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Osun says CAN’s claim over court’s judgement on hijab is unfortunate

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo Osun State Government has described as unfortunate the allegation against it by the state’s chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that it was the mastermind of judgement favouring Muslim students to wear head scarf  in public schools.

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