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Nigeria will overcome security, economic challenges – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has expressed optimism that Nigeria will overcome its economic and security challenges under the incorruptible leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. He stated this on Friday in Abuja at an Islamic programme organised by the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary. The Sultan said that the ...

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Family of 6 murdered in Lagos

  The entire Igbogbo Community in Ikorodu in Lagos were thrown into mourning on Thursday as gunmen suspected to be assassin annihilated  a family of six. Newsreportersng.com was reliable informed that the victims were identified as Celestine Nwokoye, a taxi driver at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, his wife, three years old son, eight months old baby and two daughters. ...

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Obaseki wins Edo governorship polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressive Congress (APC) winner of the Edo State governorship election which held on Wednesday, September 28. After the collation of results from the 18 local government areas of Edo state in south-south Nigeria, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled a total of 319,483 votes while ...

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Independence: Gov. Aregbesola grants amnesty to 6 inmates

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has granted amnesty to six inmates serving various jail terms in Ilesha prison, Kirikiri maximum prison, Lagos and Ibara, Abeokuta Federal prison. Information about the pardon is contained in a statement issued by Mr Adedapo Adeniji, the state’s Director of Public Prosecutions and Secretary to the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy on Thursday ...

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Things you must know about Edo elections

Nineteen candidates are vying for the ticket to the Government House. But the main contest is seen to be between Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, the ruling party in the state, and Andrew Ize-Iyamu of the Peoples Democratic Party. There’s only one female governorship candidate, Tracy Agol, the 44-year-old Peoples’ Party of Nigeria aspirant. Seven political parties have ...

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Obasanjo recommends way out of recession

Abeokuta, Sept. 27, 2016 (NAN) Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday stressed the need for Nigeria to borrow, spend less and earn more to get out of the current economic recession. Obasanjo said this in Abeokuta at the opening ceremony of the National Council On Finance and Economic Development Conference (NACOFED). The theme of the conference is “Enhancing Revenue Generation ...

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Why Sam Allardyce resigned

Sam Allardyce has resigned his dream job as coach of England, after irreconcilable talks with English FA over an allegation that he agreed a payment of 400,000 pounds in exchange for information on how to beat transfer rules. He was appointed into the three million pounds job on 22 July to succeed Roy Hodgson. He quit just after 67 days. ...

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