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Lucozade Launches Airtime Promo

.To Give Out N200million Airtime To Consumers Suntory Beverages and Foods Nigeria Limited, makers of Lucozade, the credible everyday energy drink have announced the launch of the 2017 Lucozade airtime promo which is back, bigger and better as it allows consumers win their share of a N200 million instant airtime. The promo was launched for the first time in 2016 …

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No Date For Buhari’s Return To London-Presidency

These are really uncertain times for Nigeria, as the presidency has said the date when Muhammdu Buhari would return to London for further medical treatment remains uncertain. The presidency has said Buhari had given notice that he will need to go back to London for further medical treatment. The presidency, however, stated that though the actual date remained uncertain, the …

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NPS Reopens Prison Farms…. About 70% of 68,259 Inmates on Awaiting Trial- CG Ja’afaru Ahmed

Jaafar Ahmed, CG Nigerian Prisons Service … Purchases 22 Tractors for Farming Centres The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Prison Service, Mr. Ja’afaru Ahmed has been around for a while. As a seasoned administrator, he has to his credit by taking charge of a number of prison formations across the country. He was, until the recent appointment, the Deputy Controller General (covering …

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Ogbemudia played his part well, says Delta Speaker

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya, Friday described Dr. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia as a leader of rare character. In a condolence message to the family, Igbuya applauded Ogbemudia’s efforts in the improvement of sports, urban development, education, public transportation, housing and commerce in defunct Bendel State. “Ogbemudia was an honest man, an extraordinary politician, a …

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Hausa, Yoruba Clash In Ile-Ife

Not fewer than 10 people were reportedly killed in a clash at the Sabo area of Ile-Ife when the ancient city was yesterday engulfed in a bloody clash between the indigenes of the town and the Hausa community. Though no tangible reason was given for the crisis but a source said, trouble started when an Hausa man living in Sabo …

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Bishop Of Canterbury Visits Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday welcomed the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby to his Abuja house in London. President Buhari made the welcome known through his twitter handle @Mbuhari. Recall that President Buhari has been in UK for several weeks now haven gone there for medical vacation. Recall also that President Buhari had received so many visitors so far, majority …

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Dickson Meets Ibori In Oghara

 Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, on Thursday, visited Oghara, Delta State, the country home of Chief James Onanefe Ibori. During the visit, the Bayelsa governor held a closed door meeting with Chief Ibori in his residence. A Government House statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Daniel Iworiso Markson says, the meeting centred …

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2 Police Officers To Die Over Apo Six

 An FCT High Court, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced two policemen to death and discharged three others over the killing of six traders in Apo, Federal Capital Territory, in 2005. Those condemned to death are Emmanuel Baba and Ezekiel Acheneje, while Danjuma Ibrahim, Nicholas Zakariah and Sadiq Salami were discharged. The five were among six arraigned over the killing of the …

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Senate Summons Customs Boss To Plenary

The Senate has mandated Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali to appear in plenary in appropriate uniform on March 15, to address the issue of Customs Tax Duties on vehicles. This followed a Point of Order raised by Sen. Dino Melaye on a publication in Daily Sun newspaper of March 9, which reads: “Customs dares Senate, says no going back …

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Kaduna Traders Clash Over Dogs’ Names

There was a bloody fight between Igbo traders and the Hausa traders at Panteka market, a major spare-parts market in Kaduna state following the naming of two dogs, ‘Muhammad’ and ‘Ibere’ by both an Igbo trader and a Hausa trader respectively. According to reports, the Igbo trader named his newly bought dog after the Hausa man who bears the same …

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