Nguru Market Fire: Lawan Sympathises With Victims, Urges NEMA To Intervene

BY HASSAN JIRGI, DAMATURU The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with the victims of the fire outbreak at the Central Market in Nguru, local government of Yobe State. Lawan sympathises with those whose shops, stalls and warehouses

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African Footballers Association Berates Infantino, Wants Switzerland Ban

An umbrella body for African footballers, the International Association of African Footballers, IAAFOOT, has condemned the undue interference by FIFA in the internal affairs of CAF and African countries. The players’ body also challenged FIFA to suspend Switzerland after the

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Sports Editorial: COVID-19 Major Decider Of AFCON Winner

It’s barely 48 hours to the first game of the 2021 African Cup of Nations , AFCON, at the Stade Paul Biya Stadium in Yaounde, between the host Cameroon against outsiders of the competition Burkina Faso, yet the deadly virus

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BEHOLD WORLD CLASS TENNIS PLAYER SERENA WILLIAMS

Serena Williams is known for her powerful serves and aggressive playing style. One of the world’s best tennis players, Williams was born on September 26, 1981, in Saginaw, Michigan, to Richard and Oracene Williams. The youngest of Richard’s five daughters,

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Need To Eschew Hypocrisy And Uphold Zoning In Cross River By PDP

By Michael Okang The definition of history that still whets my appetite though with little sense of pride because the subject lost its glory at the secondary school level, states thus; History is the study of the past, to understand

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Air Peace Causes Commotion In Lagos Airport, Blows Away Catering Truck

A catering truck on Friday was overturned and blown away by the thrust of an Air Peace aircraft at the Murtala Mohammed International Airpot, Lagos, it was gathered. The catering truck owned by Sky Care Catering was underneath the Air

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Tax On Soft Drinks: Nigeria’ll Lose Investments – MAN

MIMIDOOO PATRICK, ABUJA AND ASHER ROTIMI,  LAGOS Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has said the introduction of excise duty of N10 per litre on all non-alcoholic, carbonated and sweetened beverages will make Nigeria lose investments to other countries. The Minister of Finance, Budget and

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Again Immigration In Bribery Scandal

It appears the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has become synonymous with bribery as Nigerians in their numbers have continued to complain of extortion by NIS officers in the course of passport application. DAUDA ISMAIL takes a look at these complaints which have

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School Resumption Amid Escalating Economic Tides

As the merriment of the Christmas and New Year festive periods put behind us, the majority of parents in Nigeria are now grappling with the daunting challenge of returning their children and wards to school in the face of the

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