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Xi poised to remain president indefinitely as China look to lift term limits

Xi Jinping, China’s most powerful leader for decades, could stay in office indefinitely after the Communist Party called for the removal of presidential term limits. President Xi Jinping Xi, who is also party chief and seen as the country’s most formidable ruler since Mao Zedong, has been president since 2013 …

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We distil water, hatch eggs, bake bread with power from the sun — Five secondary school students

By Bashir Bello Some students of Government College (Day Wing – Senior), Funtua, Katsina State are being celebrated after they innovated a solar thermal collector system. The students, five of them, namely, Zaharaddini Suleiman, Ahmad Saidu, Mustapha Kabiru, Shuaibu Yusuf and Suleiman Yusuf, carried out the innovation under the supervision …

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Buhari has failed in his campaign promises to Nigerians — Mr Okpegwo, Chairman, Delta DPP

By Festus Ahon Mr Abel Ejiroghene Okpegwo is the Delta State Chairman of the Democratic People’s Party, DPP. He is a vibrant young man who has been in the political terrain for decades. In this interview, he speaks on the repositioning of his party, the DPP,  the 2019 general election …

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Edo IDPs: FG set to distribute educational materials, food items

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons is set to distribute educational materials and food items to the motherless and displaced children in Ohugua, Benin City. Pictures of rotten rice allocated to Edo IDPs but rejected by the Edo State Government. However, a good number of the …

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Why should you be surprised about Dapchi?, Fani-Kayode asks

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Saturday asked why are Nigerians and even the government surprised about the Boko Haram attack and kidnap at the Government Girls Science and Technical School in Dapchi, Yobe state. Sandals are strewn in the yard of the Government Girls Science and Technical College …

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Buhari’s anti- corruption war room needs an adult with a whip

By Dr. Ugoji Egbujo We can excuse the police. The police have not had time to join the  fight against corruption. Or perhaps they have not had the guile to pretend to be involved.  We have seen the DSS. The way they took on the judges you would think that …

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Bayern Youth Cup Tournament holds in Lagos this Saturday

The final zonal tournament of the ongoing FC Bayern Youth cup is scheduled to hold in Lagos this weekend at the Campos Mini Stadium, Lagos Island. Bayern Youth Cup Tournament According to StarTimes Nigeria, the official sponsor of the tournament, 8 teams will compete for the Lagos namely Bethel Fc, …

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Gunmen abduct Pry School teacher in Ughelli, shoot one

Perez BrisibeUGHELLI – THERE was tension on Friday morning at Ughelli as gunmen suspected to be kidnappers struck at Oharisi Primary School, along Isoko Road, abducted a female teacher of the school and shot the school’s security guard on the leg. Kidnap-syndicate Sources at the scene of the incident told …

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Alleged N650m fraud: Akinjide’s out-of-court settlement rejected, says EFCC

Lagos – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday told a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday it rejected an offer for an out-of-court settlement by a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide. Olajumoke Akinjide Akinjide was charged along with former Minister of Petroleum …

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Glo’s Professor Johnbull cautions against talebearers

Season five of the Globacom-sponsored TV drama series, Professor Johnbull, ends today, Friday, with an episode is entitled ‘Story People,’ which revolves around Ikoku, played by Nollywood actor, Browny Igboewu, who goes about telling tales and claiming to know virtually all important people, including presidents of foreign nations. •Professor Johnbull …

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