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Terrorism: Buhari lauds Jordan for military hardware donation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in New York lauded the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the donation of hardware in support of Nigeria’s campaign against terrorism and insurgency. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in …

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Customs impounds 13 bullet proof cars, 5 others in Abuja

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau ChiefABUJA—The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has seized 18 smuggled exotic cars from an Abuja-based car dealer., 13 of which are bullet-proof. car Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), told journalists in Abuja, yesterday, that the importer did not obtain clearance from the Office of …

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ACPN candidate, Ojiba demands withdrawal of troops

GOVERNORSHIP candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Akunwata Ojiba has called on the Federal Government to withdraw the troops deployed to the South-East geopolitical zone. Akunwata Ejoh Ojiba Ojiba, who issued a statement in Awka, Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to embrace dialogue as the best option …

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Nollywood veteran Nobert Young, others join hit series, `MTV Shuga’

Long-running pan African television drama series, MTV Shuga has announced veteran actor, Nobert Young and television host, Bolanle Olukanni as part of the cast for its highly anticipated sixth season. MTV Shuga Cast Photo @MTVShuga The hit show focuses on the lives of young African millennials, as they navigate their …

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Communicable diseases, others take deadly toll on Nigerians — STUDY

By Chioma Obinna A new Annual Global Burden of Disease, GBD, and study has shown that more Nigerians are dying of communicable diseases including malaria, diarrhoea, lower respiratory diseases and HIV among others. A child being immunised against meningitis According to the study, the top five causes of premature death in …

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Ten reasons to restructure Nigeria

By Yinka Odumakin ANY honest observer, who has seen how Nigeria has steadily and systematically moved from being a country of great promise to a country of great problems; anyone who knows that you have to look back to the past, instead of look forward, to see this country’s best …

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Overdose on paracetamol causes liver failure, Expert warns

Abuja – Dr Arikawe Adeolu, a medical practitioner at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja, has warned that an overdose of paracetamol drug could cause liver failure within 24 hours. Adeolu gave the warning in an interview in Abuja on Monday. Essential drugs like antimalarials and antibiotics have become more …

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Rooney gets two year ban after drink-drive guilty plea

Former England captain Wayne Rooney was Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to drink driving. *Rooney The Everton forward was stopped by police when driving a woman’s black Volkswagen Beetle at 2:00 am (0100 GMT) on September …

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APC: Gov Shettima breaks silence, says no aspirant questioned primaries

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor & Ndahi Marama Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State yesterday said that none of the 12 aspirants questioned the process that led to the emergence of Dr. Tony Nwoye as the candidate before, during and after the primaries. Governor Shettima who chaired the panel spoke …

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Five things we learned from La Liga

Atletico Madrid moved into their new 68,000 Wanda Metropoliano stadium to much fan fare, but maintained the steel of old to edge past Malaga 1-0. Dortmund’s Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Dortmund v FC Cologne, in Dortmund, western Germany, on …

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