Plateau State government carries out mass burial for 27 victims of Fulani herdsmen attack

PLATEAU State government officials have buried 27 victims of a recent Fulani cattle herdsmen attack in Nkiedonwhro village in Bassa Local Government Area in a mass grave amidst wailing and outpouring of emotions.

 

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United Labour Congress of Nigeria orders Rochas to pull down statue of Jacob Zuma

WORKERS federation the United  Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC) has condemned the erection of statue of South African president Jacob Zuma in the Imo State capital Owerri by Governor Rochas Okorocha calling it a misplaced priority.

 

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Argentine captain Lionel Messi says he fancies facing the Super Eagles again at next year's World Cup

ARGENTINE captain Lionel Messi has said that he looks forward to facing Nigeria's Super Eagles again at the 2018 World Cup ahead of Fifa group draw due to take place in the Kremlin on December 1.

 

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Delta State's Governor Okowa announces ambitious plans to export gari and plantain flour to the UK

GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has announced ambitious plans to start exporting plantain and gari flour to the UK as part of an economic diversification programme aimed at reducing the state's dependency on crude oil.

 

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Nnamdi Kanu's sureties including Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe face arrest if he does not appear in court tomorrow

SURETIES who stood in for Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu as part of him fulfilling his bail conditions face the prospect of being arrested if he does not appear in court tomorrow for his next hearing.

 

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Justice George Oguntade assumes office as new Nigerian high commissioner to the UK

NIGERIA'S new high commissioner to the UK retired Justice George Adesola Oguntade has arrived in London and assumed office taking on the new title of ambassador to St James Court.

 

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OPC leader Otunba Ganiyu Adams named as new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland

OODUA Peoples Congress (OPC) national coordinator Otunba Ganiyu Adams has been named as the new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland by the Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.

 

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Super Eagles climb four places in latest ranking to occupy 41th spot ahead of World Cup draw

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles have climbed four places in the latest Fifa rankings climbing to 41st position and fifth in Africa in what was the last table published before the 2018 World Cup draw.

 

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Catholic bishop of Oyo Reverend Badejo says Muslims have a right to want to Islamise Nigeria

CATHOLIC bishop of Oyo Diocese Most Reverend Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo has declared that Muslims have a right to Islamise Nigeria because one of them is in power and it is perfectly okay for them to have such an agenda.

 

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EFCC officials oppose Diezani's attempts to return to Nigeria saying she wants to flee from UK justice

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials have vowed to resist attempts by former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke to evade prosecution in the UK by returning home to Nigeria to face trial there instead.

 

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