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JUST IN: Victor Moses retires from international football

Super Eagles player, Victor Moses, has announced his retirement from international football. Moses made the announcement on his confirmed Instagram page. The Chelsea of England forward went on to reveal the reasons for his retirement: “However I feel that now ...

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Osinbajo orders probe of abuses as IG rejigs SARS

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday directed the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to commence investigations into allegations of abuses by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria police, otherwise known as SARS. He also ordered the Police ...

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We are committed to repositioning NIMASA – Dakuku

The Director-General, of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has said that the Board and the management of the Agency are committed to ensuring that the quick responds to its core mandate of advancing Nigeria’s ...

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Church urges FG to intensify efforts for Leah Sharibu’s release

The NKST Church has urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts to secure the release of 15-year-old Leah Sharibu, one of the girls kidnapped at the Government Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe State. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that more ...

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2019 polls: Feeding of policemen to gulp N6bn-INEC

Feeding of policemen during the 2019 polls will gulp a whooping N6bn. This is contained in the budget for the polls presented to the House of Representatives by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Meanwhile, lawmakers have raised eyebrows over the ...

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Kaduna Assembly declares former Deputy Speaker’s seat, one other vacant

The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Wednesday declared the seat of its former Deputy Speaker, Mr John Audu-Kwaturu vacant after he announced his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Also declared vacant is the seat occupied by Alhaji ...

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Certificate saga: Adeosun, NYSC dragged to court

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has formally sued the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure and the NYSC over failure to publish specific documents and information on Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun’s application for NYSC ...

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Security: Police pockets N2 trillion rrom 36 states to augment operations, NGF reveals

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) Secretariat on yesterday said governors of the 36 states have collectively expended more than N2 trillion in augmenting police operations nationwide in the last decade alone. Mr Abdulrazaque Barkindo, Head, Media and Public Affairs made ...

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Renewal of Shell’s mining rights, insult on Ogoni people — MOSOP

MOVEMENT for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, has described the renewal of Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC’s mining rights in Ogoni as shocking and an insult on the collective dignity of the Ogoni people. Publicity Secretary of MOSOP, ...

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Ogoni needs economic cleanup, not mere environmental cleaning- MOSOP tells FG

As Ogonis continue to bemoan the delay in the implementation of the Ogoni cleanup by the federal government,  President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, Mr. Leborsi Pyagbara, has said that Ogoni people in Rivers State ...

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