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Delta at 26: Greater Delta a collective responsibility, says Otuaro

Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, says Delta State, at 26, has the potential of being greater in the comity of states in Nigeria, stressing that the task of reaching its potential is a collective responsibility of stakeholders. Deputy Governor of Delta State, Kingsley Otuaro Otuaro, who spoke …

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Guardiola baffled by Sterling red card

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola questioned why Raheem Sterling had been sent off after scoring a 97th-minute winner to earn his side a 2-1 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday. Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) gestures to English referee Mike Dean after he receives a second yellow card for …

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…equitable representation in federal institutions will give a sense of belonging – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Federal Character Commission to mount a campaign to enlighten Nigerians on the Commission’s activities as well as the on spread of federal appointments. Lai MohammedThe Minister issued the challenge in Abuja on Friday when he received some officials …

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UK High Commissioner speaks on President Buhari’s health

By Luminous Jannah The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has said that the Presidency was not lying to Nigerians about the true health status and fitness of President Muhammadu Buhari to perform his duties as Head of State and Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces. Speaking with Saturday …

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Sallah: Ram sellers in Ibadan decry low patronage

Ram sellers in various markets in Ibadan on Friday decried low patronage, barely a week to the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. SALLAH: Rams A correspondent who visited many markets in the area, reports that ram sellers were seen discussing the development. At Temidire 30-30 in Bodija, Akinyele, Liberty road and Mokola, rams …

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France probes ex-boss of anti-drugs agency

France’s Former anti-drugs agency boss has been placed under formal investigation over allegations he aided and abetted narco-traffickers, the Paris Prosecutor’s Office said on Friday. Francois Thierry, who ran the drug-fighting Octris agency between 2010 and 2016, faced allegations of complicity in the acquisition and transportation of drugs and in …

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Homogeneity in heterogeneity: Redeeming the Yoruba identity (1)

Introduction The worth of some are weighed in gold and some are assessed in silver, yet others are priceless and inestimable. The latter category of persons is priceless because their achievements and accomplishments transcend the transient, and their impacts exceed the superficial. Chief Olusegun Osoba They might not have the …

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Illegal recruitment: Senate to accelerate passage of Existing Vacancies Bill – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate will accelerate the passage of the Existing Vacancies in the Federal Civil Service (Prohibition) Bill, once it resumes in September. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said that …

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Signing Peace Corps Bill will reduce crime-Dalung

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Barr. Solomon  Dalung, has expressed strong support for the  establishment of Nigerian Peace Corps. Dickon Akor, embattled Peace Corps Commandant Dalung said, when signed into law, the Peace Corps would reduce criminality, as its core mandate was to engage the youths who were …

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Buhari discussed unity of Nigeria with my father — Ojukwu jnr

We set up Biafra secret service to protect our people, tackle herdsmen — Nnamdi Kanu South East Senators engage Kanu, IPOB; Tell him to stop heating up the polity By Henry Umoru, Anayo Okoli, Ugochukwu Alaribe & Enyim Enyim First son of late Biafran warlord, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Emeka …

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