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Envoy testifies Trump tied Ukraine aid to politically motivated investigations

The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday he was told that President Donald Trump made the release of security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kiev publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investigations that he sought, according to a copy of his statement to lawmakers. U.S. Envoy, William Taylor William Taylor, who […]

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Assad labels Erdogan a ‘thief’ as he tours Idlib frontlines

Syrian President Bashar al Assad on Tuesday denounced Turkey’s leader as a thief for attacking the northeast of his country and reiterated a pledge to retake all areas lost to Damascus in years of civil war, state media reported. Assad made the remarks as he made a rare visit to a frontline of Syria’s conflict, […]

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When false publications may amount to criminal libel

By Afe Babalola In recent times, there has been an increase in the arrest and arraignment of persons alleged to have published false and misleading information against public figures. The first of these was that of a blogger who was arrested, arraigned and subsequently remanded in prison in connection to publication relating to a cleric. […]

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Afreximbank intervention in African ports hits N152bn in 3yrs

Makes case for growing blue economy By Godwin Oritse THE African Import Export Bank AFREXIMBANK, has said that its intervention funding for the expansion of the Nigerian port facilities currently stands at N152billion in the last three years. Speaking at the just concluded NECCIPR roundtable conference held in Lagos last week, President of the bank […]

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More injury concern for Man City, as Rodri limps out in Atalanta win

Rodri was substituted with what appeared to be a hamstring injury in the first half of Manchester City’s Champions League tie against Atalanta, as the Premier League champions’ injury problems mounted. Man City midfielder Rodri, feeling his hamstring as he limps out The Spaniard has been filling in at center-back with fellow midfielder Fernandinho, as […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (MEX-CUP) #ClubTijuana vs #MinerosDeZacatecas: 2-0.

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Soccer #Livescore: (MEX-CUP) #CorrecaminosUat vs #SantosLaguna: 0-4. Halftime

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Lagos concessions Mile 2 Jetty

•Targets water resources for revenue By Godwin Oritse  THE Lagos State Government has denied converting the Mile 2 jetty to a container terminal  saying that it has concessioned the facility to a private ferry service operator. Speaking to  Vanguard Maritime Report  at the 19th  edition of NECCIPR Roundtable conference themed, “Awakening the Blue Giant- Catalyzing […]

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Authorship and ownership of copyright

By Jamila Adaora Eyutchae AUTHORSHIP refers to who made or created a work. An author is the creator and original right holder. Author can be defined as the person to whom the work owes its origin and superintended the whole work. Farwell, J, in Donoghue V. Allied Newspaper Ltd said: A person may have a […]

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Public focus is on 2023 politics rather than pro-poor policy making

By Tabia princewill Our fundamental problem in Nigeria isn’t the quality of our elections; our problem lies at the heart of our understanding of democracy: we have no institutionalised forms of welfare or true commitment to equality and social justice. When will we see that beyond APC or PDP our problem is the extreme form […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (MEX-CUP) #Dorados vs #Necaxa: 0-0.

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Soccer #Livescore: (CON-CL) #BocaJuniors vs #RiverPlate: 0-0.

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World Poverty Eradication day: How Globacom stole the show with My own don beta promo

By Prince Osuagwu,Hi-Tech Editor . Early in September, telecom company Globacom dropped a hint it was going to unveil a customer related promotion which will turn many Nigerians into entrepreneurs. It added that the promotion was in line with its commitment to empowering subscribers through unique life-changing packages. According to the company, the promo will […]

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Pound falls against dollar, euro after British lawmakers reject Brexit timetable

The British pound value has reduced when compared with dollar and the euro after UK lawmakers on Tuesday rejected the government’s proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify its Brexit deal. Against the dollar, the pound was last down 0.40% to $1.281, off the 5-1/2 month highs hit earlier in the session on optimism about […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (MEX-CUP) #Veracruz vs #AlebrijesDeOaxaca: 0-0.

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Osinbajo receives 2019 compliance report of ease of doing business reforms

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received the 2019 Compliance Report of the Presidential Executive Order 001 on the promotion of transparency and efficiency in the business environment. Prof. Osinbajo Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s spokesman, in a statement, said the vice president expressed optimism that the reforms would bring dramatic changes […]

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Okere’s Imo gang up treatise: Fallacies and fantasies

By Mbadiwe Emelumba ETHELBERT Okere’s treatise titled, “Imo gang up: Too late in the day”, left one with one conclusion. The write up was hastily put together,lacking sufficient research and laden with fallacies and fantasies, thus offering no normative value. This makes it imperative that I must join issues with my good friend Okere to […]

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WHO advocates domestic funding by African states in fight against malaria

World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on member states across West and Central Africa to enhance domestic financing in the fight against malaria. Participants at re-launch of Malaria Futures for Africa (MalaFA), organised by RMB Partnership to end malaria, on Tuesday, Oct.22, 2019 in Abuja. (NAN) Dr. Clement Lagula-Peter, Officer-in-Charge of WHO Nigeria, made the […]

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Critical gap in 2019 Nobel Peace prize award

By Charles Onunaiju “Peace does not arise from the actions of one party alone. When Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed reached out his hand, President Afwerki (Eritrea) grasped it and helped to formalise the peace process between the two countries. The Norwegian Nobel committee hopes the peace agreement will help bring about positive change for the […]

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175 people apprehended for violation of environmental laws in Ekiti —Commissioner

The Ekiti Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr. Gbenga Agbeyo, said that 175 people were arrested and prosecuted for allegedly violating environmental laws in the state between January and September 2019. Refuse on streets of Ado Ekiti Briefing journalists on activities of his ministry on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti, Agbeyo said that the offences included […]

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Sokoto Govt. to establish 2 additional schools for persons with specials needs

The Sokoto State Government on Tuesday announced plans to establish two additional schools to cater for people with special needs. Sokoto State Government Alhaji Umar Ahmad, Director, Basic and Secondary Education Department, Ministry of Education, stated this in Sokoto at a two-day stakeholder forum on progressive taxation. The event titled “Breaking Barriers, Tax Justice and […]

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Sizzling Sterling bags hat-trick as Man City thump Atalanta

 Raheem Sterling scored an 11-minute hat-trick and had a hand in all five goals as Manchester City came from behind to thump Italian side Atalanta 5-1 in their Champions League Group C encounter on Tuesday. Sterling Forward Sergio Aguero also scored two in the first half at the City of Manchester Stadium. But England winger […]

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Mbappe’s hat-trick for PSG in easy win in Belgium

Kylian Mbappe came off the bench to grab a second-half hat-trick and inspire Paris St Germain to a runaway 5-0 victory at Belgium’s Club Brugge in the Champions League on Tuesday. France and PSG striker Kylian Mbappe: rated as the future of soccer The win kept up their 100 per cent record in Group A […]

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Court orders forfeiture of N6.42bn properties belonging to Diezani’s ally, Kola Aluko

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has Tuesday ordered temporary forfeiture of some landed properties belonging to Kola Aluko, an ally of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke by EFCC. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos gave the order following an application filed […]

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China telecom operators build 80,000 5G base stations in 4 months

Three China’s major telecom operators have been revealed to have built more than 80,000 5G base stations in four months. The recorded first quarter of the year’s development was reported as a contributing action to the country’s mission to improve its infrastructure development of the super-fast wireless technology. The telecom sector’s business volume expanded 23.9 […]