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2019: Buhari sole candidate for APC – Oyegun

The discordant tunes, which the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been playing continued yesterday, as the party insisted that it has no other candidate to present as its presidential flagbearer come 2019 other than the incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari. This

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Sea-Piracy: Police to deploy 16 gun boats, 6000 Policemen

The Nigeria Police is set to deploy 16 gun boats and 6000 armed police personnel to Bayelsa state waterways and creeks in the bid to tackle sea piracy and criminality in the State. The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Asuquo Amba,

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Inter-agency rivalry among security agencies over – CDS

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has said inter-agency rivalry and conflict among security agencies in the country is now a thing of the past. He said the synergy being created through the quarterly route march organised

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Anambra election: Obiano leads in 17 local councils

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance and Governor of Anambra State in yesterday’s governorship election in the state, Chief Willie Obiano, is most likely to win re-election when the final result of the election is announced. Unconfirmed reports

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Politics not a do or die affair – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that politics need not be a do-or-die affair. Obasanjo spoke yesterday in Calabar, Cross River State, during the launch of a book titled: ‘Stepping Forward with Uti J .G Agba’, written by Goddy Jeddy

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Nigeria records fall in infant mortality

The fifth Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) has highlighted a nationwide overall drop in infant mortality rate from 97 per 1000 live births recorded in 2011 to 70 per 1000 live births. The survey was jointly released by the National

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Alleged Coup: Mugabe to meet army chiefs

Embattled President Robert Mugabe will meet on Sunday with the army chiefs who took over Zimbabwe in a bid to end the crisis that has gripped the nation, state TV said. “President Robert Mugabe will meet the commander-elect of the

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Six killed in Borno bomb attacks – Police

Six persons have died in bomb attacks which occurred early Saturday in Jere local government area of Borno state, the police have confirmed. Victor Isukwu, the state’s police command public relations officer, said two Boko Haram female suicide bombers detonated

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PHOTOS: Tanker crashes into Onitsha-Nkpor flyover

An accident has left a fuel tanker dangling off the Nkpor flyover, along Onitsha-Enugu expressway. TheCable learnt that the fuel tanker suffered a brake failure, tumbled and got stuck on the flyover. The incident happened on Saturday during the Anambra

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Indian classical dancer crowned Miss World 2017

Indian representative, Manushi Chhillar, has won the 2017 Miss World beauty pageant. It is the first time an Indian will win the pageant in 17 years. Priyanka Chopra took home the coveted title in 2000. Chhillar competed against 108 aspiring beauty

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