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Pastor in Police Net over Death of Mother of Four

Adibe Emenyonu in Benin A pastor with the Christ Chosen Church of God, Ngbeken Elvis, is cooling his heels with the police in Evbotubu, Egor Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo State, over the death of a mother of four children simply identified as Mama Sarah. The late woman, aged …

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Basketball: Otis Calls on D’Tigress to Focus on FIBA World Cup

Newly appointed Head Coach of Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, Otis Hughley, has charged the team not to give in to distractions as they prepare for their first FIBA World Cup since 2006. While addressing the team currently camped in Atlanta, USA, Otis said that with the little time …

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Al-Makura Inaugurates N339m Wamba Town Water Scheme

Emmanuel Ukumba in Lafia The Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, yesterday inaugurated the Wamba town water scheme contracted to Messr Brosino Investment Limited at the cost of N339 million. The small town water scheme in Wamba which was inaugurated is a pilot scheme that will be replicated in other …

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CEO Advocates Long-term Investment

The decline in returns from the Nigerian equities market presents an opportunity for bargain hunting in high-value stocks to position for long-term gains. This view was shared by the Managing Director of Greenwich Securities Limited, Oby Chiki-Ijegbulem at the Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) Member’s evening with the theme, …

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Firm Introduces Tricycle in Nigeria

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (M&M Ltd) and VIP Merchandise Enterprise Limited have launched a Three-Wheeler Alfa P400 for Nigeria. The Alfa P400 is the latest offering by Mahindra in the mobility solution space for Nigeria and it aims to deliver, “plenty space, plenty profit,” to its consumers. The Alfa P400 …

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THE LEGISLATIVE PRESIDING OFFICERS

Legislators should strive to follow due process Although there are procedures for removing the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives as well as Speakers in the 36 States Houses of Assembly, we have in the past 19 years witnessed several impeachments that neither conformed with the …

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Moses Simon Switches to Levante

Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon, has joined Levante UD for 4.5 million pounds after he passed a routine medical with the La Liga club yesterday. Levante was locked with French Ligue 1 Saint Etienne in the chase for the KAA Gent winger, who missed the recent World Cup in Russia …

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The Asaba Disgrace

TUESDAY WITH REUBEN ABATI       [email protected] “I think this is the first and last time I will come to Nigeria to compete. If you are not ready to organise something please don’t…It was three days of travel for some and two days for others; like you are travelling from …

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Liverpool set to reach agreement over transfer of 25-year-old finisher

Newcastle United United head-coach, Rafa Benitez believes that he may be able to convince Liverpool to loan Danny Ings at St James Park ahead of the next season. The 25-year-old forward has endured an incredibly difficult time since his transfer from Burnley, having suffered terribly with injuries since arriving. Jurgen Klopp is apparently …

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Stanbic IBTC Unveiled as Major Sponsor as Varsity League

Stanbic IBTC Group has announced its sponsorship of the Higher Institutions Football League (HIFL), which kicked off last Wednesday in various centres across the country. Stanbic IBTC said the sponsorship is in tandem with the company’s determination to help grow and develop a vibrant and productive youth population. According to …

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Trump Invites Kenyatta to White House

The United States President Donald Trump will meet with Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta in Washington on 27 August to discuss security and trade, the White House announced Monday. “Kenya is a vital partner of the United States, and President Trump looks forward to discussing ways to broaden the strategic partnership …

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Everton in the hunt for £40m-rated Man United defensive rock

Everton in the battle to sign Man United defender Victor Lindelof in this transfer window. The Toffees had a good season and their new manager, Marco Silva, preparing to improve the squad for the next campaign. Everton already signed Richarlison from Watford and Lucas Digne from Barcelona. Ramiro Funes Mori …

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Liverpool given green light to sign African striker

Liverpool in pole position to sign Swansea forward Jordan Ayew in this summer. Klopp wants to rebuild the front-line and preparing to sell Origi, Ings and Markovic. So he also planning to sign their replacement and his primary target is Swansea star. The Swans relegated in Championship this season and …

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IT’S RAINING CRISES IN APC

Nseobong Okon-Ekong, Segun James and Shola Oyeyipo write that a torrent crises of all shapes have shaken the All Progressives Congress to its very foundation As the Nigerian political equation continues to tilt towards the bizarre and the unpredictable, the situation is already changing bookmakers’ permutations. The fluid state of …

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… Zenith Bank Commends Team Nigeria’s Performance

The Management of Zenith Bank Plc has commended the Team Nigerian athletes that took part in the just concluded African Senior Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta State. Nigeria finished overall third with nine gold, six silver and five bronze medals behind overall winners Kenya with 11gold, six silver and two …

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Chelsea want to sign £30m-rated French goalkeeper

Chelsea are close to signing PSG goalkeeper Alphonse Areola in this transfer window. Thibaut Courtois almost finished negotiations with Real Madrid and Maurizio Sarri planning to add a new high-class shot-stopper in this summer. The Italian manager has several keepers on his list including Jordan Pickford, Jack Butland, Pepe Reina …

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Man United join race to sign £30m-rated technically gifted midfielder

Man United enter the battle to sign Leicester midfielder Wilfred Ndidi in this summer. Mourinho wants to strengthen the midfield and several high-class footballers are on his radar. Negotiations with Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic failed as Italian side demanded nearly £100m for their midfielder. Jose started to search for a new transfer target …

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