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Moroccan World Cup celebrations injure 22 police in Brussels

The violence that broke out late Saturday in central Brussels after the qualification of the Moroccan national football team for the next World Cup injured 22 police officers, police told Belga news agency. Damages due to riots which followed the qualification of the Morroco football team for the World Cup …

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God wiped away my tears, gave us twins after 15 years of childlessness — Wife of Nollywood producer

By BENJAMIN NJOKU November 30, 2016 is not a date to be forgotten in a hurry by Alex Eyengho, a former President of the Association of Nollywood Core Producers, ANCOP, and Vice President of the International Federation of Film Producers Associations, FIAPF, and his wife, Matel. On that date, the …

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Mane happy to make a difference for Senegal

Sadio Mane said he was happy to make a difference as he battled to deal with an enormous burden of expectation placed on his shoulders, in Senegal’s qualification for their second World Cup. Sadio Mane “It was not easy but I had to keep pushing. It wasn’t easy for me, …

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FG increases take-off grant of Maritime University to N5bn – Usani

The Federal Government has approved an increase of N5 billion as take-off grant for the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta, from N2 billion earlier announced. The Maritime University, in Okerenkoko, Delta State, visited by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday, June 16, 2016. The Minister of …

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Anambra guber: Non-Indigenes in Anambra back Chidoka, UPP

As the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election draws nearer, the highly influential Non Indigenes Youth Forum of Anambra State (NYFAS) has declared its support for the candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Chief Osita Chidoka. This is just as Chidoka has assured of an all-inclusive administration where all residents, despite …

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I drank my urine to survive in the desert – Libyan deportee

SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY “I had to drink my urine to survive in the desert, Nigerians were just dying like chickens everyday on our journey through the desert. I buried some of them and others we just threw away their bodies because there was no time to bury them. I …

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Court declares Ndume’s suspension from Senate illegal

Orders Senate to pay his outstanding salaries, allowancesSenate heads for Appeal Court, Monday By Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Levinus Nwabughiogu The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, nullified the 90 days suspension that was handed to Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume by the Senate. The court, in a judgment that was …

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Alaghodaro summit: Omoigui-Okauru, Akpata, Ihonvbere, others tackle institutional barriers to investments

As the Alaghodaro Investment Summit got underway on Friday in Benin City, the Edo State capital, investment experts and heads of federal government regulatory agencies proffered solutions to the bureaucratic bottlenecks in government that are hindering the growth of businesses in Nigeria. Former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole (left); Governor …

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Obaseki converts Secretaries to Data Processors in Edo

…to train 200 on documentationThe Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the conversion of secretarial assistants to data processors for efficient service delivery and to enable them move beyond the secretarial cadre level in the state civil service. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Obaseki disclosed this …

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It’ll be a tragedy for PDP to rule Nigeria again – Lai Mohammed

Public relations guru and lawyer, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, in this interview responds to topical issues. Excerpts: By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor : Minister for Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed briefing journalists on the prosciption of all activities of the Independent People of Biafra at the …

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