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  • Nigerians react as Makinde picks 27-year-old as commissioner

    Nigerians react as Makinde picks 27-year-old as commissioner

    Nigerians have trooped to social media on Tuesday to give plaudits to the Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde for nominating a 27-year-old man as commissioner.
    This was revealed in a message issued by the Speaker of the House, Adebo Ogundoyin on Monday.
    The young commissioner-nominee was identified as Seun Fakorede,

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  • BREAKING: EFCC raids Ambode’s house in Lagos

    BREAKING: EFCC raids Ambode’s house in Lagos

    Anti-graft operatives on Tuesday morning entered the residence of former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, raiding the building as part of an ongoing corruption investigation.
    PREMIUM TIMES confirmed from EFCC spokesperson, Tony Orilade, that Mr Ambode is under a corruption probe, a few months after he left office.
    The residence of

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  • Extortion: 37 FRSC officials arrested

    Extortion: 37 FRSC officials arrested

    A Joint Inter-Agency Team, led by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arrested 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for allegedly extorting money from motorists on Nigerian highways.
    The Team, comprising officials of ICPC, FRSC and the Department of State Security (DSS),

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  • BREAKING: Lagos Assembly denies three nominees, confirms Omotoso, Igbokwe

    BREAKING: Lagos Assembly denies three nominees, confirms Omotoso, Igbokwe

    Lagos State House of Assembly has confirmed former Editor of The Nation newspaper, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso as a commissioner.
    Also confirmed is All Progressives Congress(APC) Publicity Secretary in the state, Joe Igbokwe.
    But the lawmakers denied the confirmation of three nominees.
    Those denied include Mr. Ajayi Bembe, Mr. George Obafemi

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  • FIRS Boss Not Under Investigation Says Presidency

    FIRS Boss Not Under Investigation Says Presidency

    STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
    Following reports making the rounds in some media outlets, it is necessary to state categorically that the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler, is not under any investigation.
    The letter from the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, on which the

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Bayern agree €8.5m Coutinho loan with Barca

Bayern agree €8.5m Coutinho loan with Barca

Sport August 19, 2019 at 10:36 am 0 comments

Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich on loan from Barcelona with the option of a permanent transfer next summer for €120 million.
Bayern will pay Coutinho’s full salary for the duration of the loan deal, which will cost them €8.5m.
After completing the move, Coutinho said: “For me, this move

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Gran Canaria: Wildfires Displace 4,000 on Holiday Island

Gran Canaria: Wildfires Displace 4,000 on Holiday Island

World News August 19, 2019 at 8:04 am 0 comments

Around 4,000 people have been evacuated as wildfires rip through Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands.
The fires, which started on Saturday, are advancing on two fronts in a mountainous area of the island.
Ten planes and helicopters, as well as about 700 firefighters on the ground including 200 from

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Transfers: Balotelli signs for home town team Brescia

Transfers: Balotelli signs for home town team Brescia

Sport August 18, 2019 at 9:47 pm 0 comments

Mario Balotelli will return to Italy with home town team Brescia after it was confirmed on Sunday he has signed for the newly-promoted club.
The Italian forward has penned a “multi-year contract” and will be officially presented on Monday, the northern team confirmed on their website.
“Mario returns home,” Brescia

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Ex-Nigerian Football Administrator, Oyuki Obaseki, Dies at 75

Ex-Nigerian Football Administrator, Oyuki Obaseki, Dies at 75

Sport August 18, 2019 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

A former Nigeria Professional Football League chairman, Oyuki Obaseki, is dead.
The 75-year-old Edo State indigene died after a protracted illness in Benin City, the capital, on Sunday, according to a report by PUNCH.
Obaseki was reported to have been sick for over three years before he finally succumbed to

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Nigeria’s Ndidi rescues point for Leicester against Chelsea

Nigeria’s Ndidi rescues point for Leicester against Chelsea

Sport August 18, 2019 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

Nigeria’s international, Wilfred Ndidi scored for Leicester City on Sunday as they came back from a goal down to draw with Chelsea at Stanford Bridge.
Ndidi head in Leicester’s equaliser in the second half for a deserved point and denied Frank Lampard victory in his first game at Stamford Bridge

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Ex-Arsenal Ramsey makes Juventus debut

Ex-Arsenal Ramsey makes Juventus debut

Sport August 18, 2019 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

Ex-Arsenal midfielder, Aaron Ramsey made his debut for Italian champions Juventus on Saturday in their final pre-season friendly, a 1-0 win over Serie C side Triestina.
The Welsh international midfielder and former Arsenal star, who signed a four-year deal in February worth a reported seven million euros ($7.9 million) a

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“Real Election Takes Place In The Night, We Just Annouce Results In The Afternoon” – Delta State PDP Chieftain

A special adviser to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has revealed that elections in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) both at national, state and local levels are determined at night.
Ighoyota Amori who was addressing a PDP gathering in delta State was secretly filmed while bragging that candidates have

Former Governor Gbenga Daniel reacts to multiple murder allegations while in office

Former Ogun state Governor and cheiftain of Labour party, Otunba Gbenga Daniel on the 22nd of July, 2014 granted a no-holds-barred interview to Newspaper and online journalist in Lagos.
The former governor reacted to multiple murder allegations and several violence allegedly perpetuated by him while in office. He brought along

Gov. Rochas Okorocha Dancing Skelewu With Family Members

Governor Rochas Okorocha Saturday 11th October, 2014 gave out his daughter Miss Uju Vanstasia Okorocha to Mr Uzoma Tony Anwuka, the son of the Secretary to the Government of Imo State, Prof Anthony Anwuka.
He entertained guest who were present with skelewu dance steps with all of his family members,