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NNPC technical coy declares N6. 75bn profit in 2018

Abuja – The National Engineering and Technical Company Limited (NETCO), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has declared a profit of N6.75 billion after tax for the year ended 31st December, 2018. Malam Bello Rabiu, the Board Chairman, disclosed this in at the company’s 29th Annual General Meeting (AGM), in Abuja on […]

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Game of Thrones, Avengers ‘Endgame’ wins at 2019 MTV Movie award [Full List of winners]

Nominated ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ have emerged winners at the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards. Game of Thrones and Avengers carted away the ‘best show’ and ‘best movie ’ categories respectively. ‘Avengers: Endgame’ came out on top with three wins, while ‘Game of Thrones’ scored one at the event on Monday night. […]

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2023: I joined APC to make Tinubu President – Ex-PDP Scribe

Former Organizing Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Hon. Mutiu Kunle Okunola, has said he dumped the PDP for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to support the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu if he decides to run for 2023 presidency. He also said his defection had finally nailed […]

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Why Kwara-owned media houses were ‘killed’ – Gov Abdulrazaq.

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State Tuesday claimed that the immediate past government of the state deliberately killed Radio Kwara in the bid to float their own private radio station. He said the motive was to incapacitate the state-owned broadcasting station preparatory to setting up their own station as part of the move to attack […]

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Abia: APC asks Gov. Ikpeazu to conduct LG polls

The Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has applauded the Federal Government for implementing the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) guidelines on the distribution of local government funds, but added that operating such system with appointed Transition Committee Chairmen (TCC), is useless. The party called for proper elections to be conducted in […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (ISL-URV) #Stjarnan vs #Breidablik: 1-2.

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What Hazard told Chelsea team-mates in WhatsApp group before Real Madrid move

Chelsea defender, Emerson Palmeri, has revealed what Eden Hazard told his former team-mates, as his Real Madrid move was confirmed earlier this month. Hazard sealed his “dream move” to the Santiago Bernabeu and was unveiled in front of about 55,000 fans. But Palmieri admits he couldn’t believe the Belgian was gone until he left their […]

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Mikel Obi speaks on Super Falcons’ 1-0 defeat to France

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has praised the Super Falcons despite their 1-0 defeat to France on Monday, which put them on the verge of elimination from the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Wendie Renard’s 79th-minute penalty condemned the hard-fighting African champions to their second defeat of the tournament. Nigeria finished as Group A’s […]

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Edo Assembly: What Gov. Obaseki told new Speaker, Deputy

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has told the newly-elected Speaker of the state House of Assembly (EDHA), Mr Frank Okiye and his Deputy, Mr Yekini Idiaye, that he is ready to work with them towards deepening progress in the state. The governor, in a statement issued by Crusoe Osagie, his Special Adviser on Media […]

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Italian soccer legend drags lookalike to court for fraud

Italian legend, Andrea Pirlo, has sued his lookalike who pretended to be him for two years in order to receive free clothes and jewellery. The man, who has been identified as 48-year-old former goldsmith Alessandro Palazzolo of Valenza, has been sued for fraud after being tracked and arrested by Turin police. Pirlo, a former Juventus […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (WOR-WC) #JamaicaW vs #AustraliaW: 1-2.

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Nigeria election: Buhari explodes over IRI, NDI report questioning his victory over Atiku

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the joint report of the International Republic Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria and recommendations for the 2023 general elections. A statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said it was instructive that President Buhari clearly won the votes and the […]

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Scores killed as Air Force destroys bandits’ camp in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAN) says its Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI, has degraded a camp and neutralised scores of bandits in air strikes conducted at a location near Dangote Village in Zamfara. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said the […]

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Buhari reacts to re-election of CAN president, Ayokule

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Rev. Dr. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle on his re-election as President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). A statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said Buhari also congratulated church leaders and Christendom in general for the successful election. He assured the President of CAN that his administration will continue to […]

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Ganduje: Kano corruption agency speaks on gov’s probe, bribery videos

Head of the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission, Magaji Ramindado, has explained why the agency has not opened probe on Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Last October, three videos were published by Daily Nigerian showing Ganduje receiving wads of dollars. Speaking on Tuesday at the opening of a two-day meeting on anti-corruption, Ramindado said the […]

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Abia: Ikpeazu govt desperate to siphon LG funds through Transition committee chairmen – Otti claims

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), in the last election, Dr. Alex Otti, has taken a swipe at the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government over its purported appointment of the Transition Committee Chairmen for the seventeen local government areas of Abia State. Otti, in a statement made available […]

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Isaac Agubi: Police, hunters rescue kidnapped Edo Catholic Priest

Operatives of Edo State Police Command and hunters have rescued the kidnapped Catholic priest, Reverend Father Isaac Agubi, of Holy Name Catholic Church, Ikpeshi community in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of the state. DAILY POST reports that the cleric was abducted on Sunday along Auchi-Akoko Edo road at about 5pm after conducting service on the […]

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UN declares war on hate speech

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday in New York declared war on hate speech. The secretary-general urged everyone to treat hate speech “like any other malicious act: by condemning it unconditionally; refusing to amplify it; countering it with the truth; and encouraging the perpetrators to change their behaviour”. Launching the ‘UN Strategy and Plan […]

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EFCC arraigns ex-minister for alleged N450m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, re-arraigned a former Minister of State for Power, Muhammad Wakil and four others before Justice J.K. Dagad of the Federal High Court, Maiduguri, Borno State on a seven-count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N450million. Wakil is standing trial alongside […]

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Presidential election: Again HDP candidate, Owuru begs tribunal to nullify Buhari’s victory

The Hope Democratic Party, HDP, presidential candidate, Ambrose Owuru, has prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, to nullify the February 23 presidential election that produced President Muhammadu Buhari. HDP told the tribunal that the February 23 presidential election was unlawful, illegal and unconstitutional. In a fresh motion filed HDP’s counsel, Ezechukwu Ifeanyi, Owuru stressed that […]

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Lekki hotel rape: Lagos govt vows to prosecute Babcock dropouts despite victim’s withdrawal

The Lagos State Government has said that in spite of a letter of withdrawal by the complainant in a rape case, it was resolute to bring the two defendants to face justice. The defendants are Don-Chima George, 25, and Olusegun Rasak, 28, both dropouts from Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo in Ogun. The duo are facing trial […]

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Nigeria election: IRI laments outcome of 2019 election

The International Republican Institute (IRI) on Tuesday lamented that women now held only 3.8 per cent of seats in the 9th National Assembly in Nigeria. Ms Elizabeth Lewis, Acting Regional Deputy Director for Africa, IRI, said this on Tuesday while briefing newsmen on the group’s final report on the 2019 elections in Abuja, NAN reports. […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (UEFA-U21) #EnglandU21 vs #FranceU21: 0-0.

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Soccer #Livescore: (WOR-WC) #ItalyW vs #BrazilW: 0-0.

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What PDP told China about Buhari govt, Atiku’s case

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has said that the situation Nigerians are going through under the All Progressives Congress, APC, administration will be over if the party regains victory at the election tribunal. He expressed hope that the tribunal will declared PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, winner Receiving a […]