Seedorf appointed new Deportivo coach

Struggling Deportivo La Coruna on Monday named former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder Clarence Seedorf as coach until the end of the season and the Dutchman believes he can keep them in the top flight. The struggling Galician side,

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Insure your reporters, Dogara tasks media owners

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara has called on owners of media organisations in the country to provide life insurance for journalists. Dogara made the call on Monday when he led a delegation of members of

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Okorocha establishes 6 new tertiary institutions

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has announced the establishment of six new tertiary institutions in the state. Okorocha, who made the announcement in a meeting with newsmen in Owerri on Monday, said the step was part of plans to revolutionize

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PDP criticizes Buhari handling of herdsmen issue

The meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) and its Governors’ Forum in Asaba,  Delta State, has called clean on the herdsmen killings and address the nation on how to end the carnage. The President must

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Form cooperative societies, commissioner urges herdsmen

The Taraba Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr David Kassa, has advised herdsmen and other livestock farmers to form cooperative societies for easy intervention by the government. Kassa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jalingo that crop

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Ambode demands best from new cabinet members

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday swore in new members of his cabinet, demanding from them `nothing but the best`. “Given the cosmopolitan nature of our state and the peculiar challenges of a megacity, we cannot afford to

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UK bank bans bitcoin purchases via credit card

Lloyds Banking Group on Monday joined major US banks in banning purchases of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies via credit card amid debt and security concerns. An LBG spokesman said the ban was across its Lloyd Bank, Bank of Scotland, Halifax

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Fuel Queues Lengthen As PDP Accuses Buhari of massive corruption’

Federal Capital City dwellers have been overwhelmed by traffic gridlock due to sharp increase of fuel queue. On the same vein, opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government and All Progressive Congress (APC) of

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Two die of diarrhoea, 82 hospitalised in Kaduna

No fewer than two children have died and 82 others hospitalized following an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the outbreak was recorded in Kafanchan

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83 Children Killed Across Mideast In January — UN

At least 83 children were killed in Middle East war zones in January, most of them in Syria, the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said Monday, vowing their voices “will never be silenced.” “They were killed in ongoing conflicts, suicide attacks

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