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DNA centre: Perpetrators of domestic, sexual crimes can’t escape justice any longer- Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday expressed optimism that the new DNA Forensic Centre of the State Government would go a long way in ensuring that perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual crimes are punished in line with the provision of the law. L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. …

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57th Independence: Police promise adequate security during celebrations

By Chinedu AdonuENUGU-ENUGU state commissioner of police, Danmallam Mohammed yesterday assured members of the public in the state of smooth and hitch free independence day celebration. Policemen on training CP Danmallam, who made this known at the state police commands headquarters in Enugu, pointed out that his command would partner …

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The goal of our independence : Way forward to a great future

By Philip Asiodu A Great Role Waiting For A Player There is a great role waiting for a player in Nigeria. There is need for a great patriotic and visionary leader to articulate a National Vision and Agenda of where Nigeria should be by 2040, to be at least a …

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Exam fraud: Edo Govt. sacks perm sec Idahosa, suspends 3 others

The Edo Government has sacked Dr. Osayuware Idahosa, Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Youth and Special Duties, over allegation of padding the budget for the conduct of primary school examination. The government also announced the suspension of three officials involved in the alleged scandal, which was put at  N283 million. …

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Umahi suspends headteacher, 7 others for absenteeism

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi on Friday suspended Mr. Augustine Eze, Headmaster, Community Primary School, Amazu, Ishielu Local Government Area of the state and seven other teachers for absenteeism. Umahi who paid an unscheduled visit to the school directed the suspended teachers to report to the Chairman of the local …

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US Health secretary to pay for charter flights

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has promised  to repay the nearly $52,000 cost of his seats on private charter flights, as President Donald Trump reportedly fumed over the penchant of aides to hop on private jets. The expensive  obsession, which had cost the US treasury several millions …

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FG explains why it labelled IPOB a terrorist group

•Says US position on IPOB unfortunate, unacceptable By Clifford Ndujihe (With agency report)ABUJA – THE Federal Govern-ment, yesterday, disa-greed with the United States of America on the status of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. It described as “unfortunate” and “unacceptable” the position of the US government over Nigeria’s declaration of …

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Mendy ruptures knee ligament, set for surgery

Manchester City full-back Benjamin Mendy faces a long injury lay-off after the Premier League leaders confirmed Thursday he has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Benjamin Mendy The 23-year-old French international — signed for £50 million ($67 million) from Monaco in the summer — will undergo surgery …

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Goalkeeper who fed girlfriend’s body to dogs gets reprieve

The jail sentence of Brazilian goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes for 2010 murder of a former girlfriend has been reduced by 18 months, according to court documents filed in the state of Minas Gerias. Bruno Fernandes fed girlfriend to dogs A panel of judges voted to lessen the prison term from 22 …

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Jonathan refutes Okorocha’s inducements claim

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Former President Goodluck Jonathan has refuted reported claims by Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, that the ex-president offered him huge sums of money and other inducements ahead of the 2015 presidential election. In a statement by his Media Adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu   Eze, …

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