Ekweremadu: APC lied, dashed the hopes of Nigerians

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has scored the All Progressives Congress (APC)- led administration low on security, economy, job creation, and national unity. This was even as he described the 16 years that the Peoples Democratic Party

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NACCIMA urges more support for agric sector

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture has called on the government to place more priority on agriculture as it is the only way the sector can develop and contribute significantly to the national economy. Making

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FG signs Bilateral Air Service Agreement with UAE

The Federal Government has signed a Bilateral Air Service Agreement with the United Arab Emirates’ government. It also announced that an indigenous carrier had been cleared and had commenced operations from Nigeria to Dubai, a development which industry experts attributed

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EPL: Conte gives up on title race

Antonio Conte said Chelsea’s hopes of defending their Premier League title are gone following a surprise 1-0 defeat by struggling West Ham on Saturday. The 48-year-old Italian told Sky Sports that Chelsea’s fourth defeat of the campaign had dealt a

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Skoglund in coma after brain surgery

Swedish boxer Erik Skoglund is in a “serious yet stable condition” after having surgery for a bleed on the brain, his promoters have said. The 26-year-old is in a medically induced coma and Sauerland Promotion said: “The next three to four

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Ronaldo’s brace sinks Sevilla

Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid put in a sensational first-half performance to blow Sevilla away. Real – only above fifth-placed Sevilla on goal difference before kick-off – led through Nacho’s close-range effort. Ronaldo had

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PDP convention: Police arrest 20 for stealing phones

At least 20 touts have been arrested by the police for allegedly stealing phones and other valuables at Eagle Square, the venue of the Peoples Democratic Party’s convention. Our correspondent was informed by policemen and men of the Nigeria Security

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Buhari greets former NNPC boss, Kupolokun, at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday congratulated a former Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Funsho Kupolokun, on his 70th birthday. Kupolokun clocks 70 on Sunday.  Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and

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Agbaje pulls out of PDP race

Jimi Agbaje, one of the contenders for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship position, has withdrawn from the race. Agbaje announced his withdrawal in a letter he wrote to the chairman of the party’s national convention planning committee. His withdrawal

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Shehu Sani’s aide ‘kidnapped in Kaduna’

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says Bashir Ahmed, his aide, has been kidnapped by masked gunmen in the Tudun Wada area of Kaduna state. According to a Facebook post by Sani, the kidnap took place on December 8, with witnesses

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