Teachers plan low-key celebrations on Independence Day

As the nation prepares to celebrate the Independence Day tomorrow (Saturday), emerging feelers from public school teachers across the country show that the celebrations would be a low-key affair, as many of them lament the current hardship in the country.

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Edo Election: IGP commends the professionalism displayed by Police officers

PRESS RELEASE  EDO STATE 2016 GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris NPM, mni, commends the exemplary conduct and professionalism displayed by Police officers and officers of the complementary sister security agencies in the just concluded

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Dogara felicitates with Nigerians on 56 independence anniversary

…we shall overcome, Speaker says Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has fecilitated with Nigerians on the occassion of the country’s 56 independence anniversary. In a statement issued on Friday, by his Special Adviser on Media

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Nigeria will be great again, says Osinbajo

By Laolu Akande, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is ready to put everything on the line to make sure Nigeria is great and he has no other objective other than seeing this dream come true, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

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Jigawa Govt, foundation empower 100 VVF patients

The Jigawa Government on Friday said it had trained 100 Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) patients in the state in different vocations and entrepreneurship. Hajiya Ladi Ibrahim, the Commissioner, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, disclosed this during an interview

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Manchester United players lack belief of old, says Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes doubts whether Manchester United’s squad have the title-winning mentality that was present when he was at the club. The Stoke manager will take his side to Old Trafford on Sunday looking for their first Premier League win of

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Rise in Nigerian sex slavery in Italy fuelled by violence and “juju” magic

When Nigerian teenager Beauty arrived in Sicily after crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa last year, she had only hours to phone the man who trafficked her – or risk lethal repercussions for family members back home. Before her journey

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World Leaders Gather to Mourn Shimon Peres, and Possibly His Dream

From across the ocean and across the Green Line, they came on Friday to the mountaintop sanctuary of Mount Herzl to bid farewell to Shimon Peres, marking what one called the end of the era of giants. But the question

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MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS Manchester United and Manchester City are to ‘go to war over Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos’. John Stones is expected to be recalled to Manchester City’s starting line-up against Tottenham on Sunday after Pep Guardiola watched his

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Buhari forwards nominees for INEC, NPC to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of six national commissioner nominees for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to the Senate. The President also included five nominees for the positions of national commissioners of the National Population Commission. Below are the

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