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Thugs allegedly attack APGA members in Nwoye’s home town, injure many – Ikeli

By Nwafor Sunday Anambra –  The Chairman Association of Town Union Youth, Anambra East Local Government, Mr Nnamdi Ikeli, has alleged that thugs on Friday attack members of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA at a meeting in Nsugbe, the country home of APC’s governorship candidate, injuring many, newsmen report. Reports …

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Borrowing a leaf from South Africa’s Sports Development Strategy – Yemi Olus

Two weeks ago, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) released a shortlist of nominees for the World Athlete of the Year award. The list comprises of 20 names (10 Male, 10 Female) of some of the best athletes in the world. Fourteen countries are represented in the list of …

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StarTimes showcases more exciting series on StarPlus

By Moses Nosike As part of efforts to boost family viewership base and give more choices to subscribers, StarTimes has added new exciting series on StarPlus to enrich viewers’ pleasure. StarTimes StarPlus channel is part of 21st Century Fox’s Star India network, a hindi language general entertainment television based in …

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Update: Nwodo, Ekweremadu, other Igbo leaders meeting Buhari now

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – LEADERS of South East are meeting President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa Abuja. President General, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo (r) discussing with the Minister for Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige during a meeting between South East Leaders led by the Deputy Senate …

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Commuters stranded as BRT drivers embark on strike

By Bose AdelajaCommuters were,  yesterday, stranded at various Bus Rapid Transport, BRT, bus stops and terminals across Lagos, following an industrial action by the bus drivers, operated by Primero Ltd. File: Damaged BRT bus during the rampage The drivers were protesting, among others, unpaid salaries and allowances, delayed payment of …

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DTHA to receive 2018 Appropriation Bill before end of Oct —Agas

By Innocent Onoja ASABA—THE Secretary to Delta State Government, SSG, Hon. Festus Agas disclosed that the State Appropriation Bill for 2018 fiscal year would hit the floor of the Delta State House of Assembly before the end of October. Agas said finishing touches were being accorded the 2018 appropriation bill …

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Senate passes NAN, NBC, NTA, FRCN Appropriation Bills

By Henry UmoruABUJA – THE Senate Thursday passed the 2017 budget of the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) worth N132,550, 000.01. This followed the presentation of the report of the 2017 Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) Budget and Expenditure of government-owned information agencies during plenary. The agencies included National Broadcasting …

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Floods, landslides kill 37 in Vietnam, scores missing

At least 37 people have died and another 40 are missing as floods and landslides ravage north and central Vietnam, destroying homes and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors, disaster officials said Thursday. floods Tens of thousands were evacuated after heavy rains lashed swathes of the country this week, as …

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Ozubulu people root for Nwoye, say APGA has outlived its relevance

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu HUNDREDS of All Progressives Congress, APC, supporters, yesterday, gathered at Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State with a firm resolve to win the forthcoming governorship poll. The APC supporters, who were led by Chief Kingsley Obuikwu and other stakeholders at Ozubulu ward 3, embarked on …

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Buhari’s group, Arewa Youths Forum bicker over President’s performance, state of Nigerians

Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has dismissed a statement credited to Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) that “majority of Nigerians are languishing in abject poverty and penury.’’ The group said in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja that such a statement does not reflect the current realities in Nigeria especially as …

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