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  • UNDP releases $30m to Nigeria

    UNDP releases $30m to Nigeria

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP), has released 30 million U.S. dollars to Nigeria from the regional stabilisation facility for the humanitarian crisis in the North East.
    UNDP Resident Representative in Nigeria, Mr Mohamed Yahya disclosed this on Friday in Abuja at the first inaugural meeting convened by UNDP on the

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  • Naira Marley Barred From Performing At Unilag

    Naira Marley Barred From Performing At Unilag

    Hip hop artiste, Naira Marley, was on Friday night stopped from performing at a show inside the campus of the University of Lagos, Akoka.
    The event organised by mobile phone manufacturer, Infinix, is currently taking place at the Sports Centre of the institution.
    According to findings by SaharaReporters, the decision

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  • Australia PM Scott Morrison Meets Trump for White House State Dinner

    Australia PM Scott Morrison Meets Trump for White House State Dinner

    US President Donald Trump is hosting Australian PM Scott Morrison on a week-long visit which includes a state dinner at the White House.
    Mr Morrison is due to attend the UN General Assembly meeting in New York and visit an Australian-owned factory with Mr Trump in the US state of

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  • CBN Cashless Policy: Implementation in public interest – Emefiele

    CBN Cashless Policy: Implementation in public interest – Emefiele

    Mr Godwin Emefiele the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the implementation of cashless policy in six states of the federation is in public interest to promote an efficient payment system.
    Emefiele stated this while fielding questions from journalists after the Monetary Policy Committee meeting held in Abuja

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  • Namibia mobilises funds for repatriated refugees

    Namibia mobilises funds for repatriated refugees

    Namibia is mobilising financial resources to reintegrate 3 ,000 of its citizens , who were last week repatriated by neighbouring Botswana , a senior government official said Friday .
    Botswana took the decision to repatriate the Namibians after offering them many chances to voluntarily return home in previous years without

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Nigerian Woman Wins Top Engineering Award In Scotland

Nigerian Woman Wins Top Engineering Award In Scotland

Education September 19, 2019 at 9:43 pm 0 comments

A. Nigerian, Zahrah Ibrahim, who is a doctorate student at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, has won the prestigious European Drilling Engineering Association Innovation award.
In a post on Facebook, the university said Zahrah won the award for her immense achievement in engineering.
The award also comes with a €5,000

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FIFA Rankings: Super Eagles slip down after Ukraine draw

FIFA Rankings: Super Eagles slip down after Ukraine draw

Sport September 19, 2019 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

Super Eagles have dropped one spot in a latest FIFA Ranking on Thursday after a 2-2 draw with Ukraine in an international friendly in Dnipro Arena.
The Gernot Rohr-led young side raced to a 2-0 lead in the first half only for the host team to fight back and draw

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EFCC arrests 25 LAUTECH students for Internet Fraud

EFCC arrests 25 LAUTECH students for Internet Fraud

Crime September 19, 2019 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

Operatives of the Advance Fee Fraud Unit of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Abuja Headquarters, have arrested 25 students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomosho, Oyo State, for their involvement in various forms of cybercrime including romance scam, love scam, possession of forged documents, and

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Iran will allow women watch football matches

Iran will allow women watch football matches

Sport, World News September 19, 2019 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

Iran’s Sports Minister, Masoud Soltanifar, on Thursday, announced that Iranian women will be allowed into stadiums to watch the men’s national team play football.
Soltanifar said in a statement “All necessary preparations have been made so that women, initially however only for international games, can come into the football stadiums.
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Yemi-Esan Appointment Brings ‘Stability’ To the Federal Civil Service

Yemi-Esan Appointment Brings ‘Stability’ To the Federal Civil Service

press release September 19, 2019 at 9:51 am 0 comments

Few hours ago news broke of the appointment of Dr. (Mrs) Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting Head of Service.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Mrs. Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation with immediate effect.
Dr. Mrs. Yemi-Esan, who is

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Bayelsa State: Police Arraign 10 Persons For Electoral Fraud

Bayelsa State: Police Arraign 10 Persons For Electoral Fraud

Crime September 18, 2019 at 9:52 pm 0 comments

The police in Bayelsa State has arraigned 10 persons in court over their alleged involvement in electoral malpractice during the August 10 local government election.
A non-governmental organisation known as the Patriotism Advancement and Community Orientation Network in a statement in Yenagoa, the capital, confirmed that the prosecution of the

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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,