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He’s been acting as generalissimo before his appointment –Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff to Gani Adams, Segun Akanni, tells OLUFEMI ATOYEBI that the new Aare Ona Kakanfo has what it takes to unite the Yorubaland How long have you known him? I first met him in 1998 and began working with him since 2002. I started as his protocol officer and later special assistant […]
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The banality of politicised awards
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:09:48 +0200
Thursday with Abimbola Adelakun aadelakun@punchng.com There might be another reason, aside from corruption, why no Nigerian leader has won the Mo Ibrahim Prize: they have won so many other awards that the prize might be superfluous. This year alone,...
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World Malaria Day : Medical expert advises against self medication
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:56:54 +0200
A medical practitioner, Dr Ademola Foyeke, on Tuesday warned against self medication in the treatment of malaria and other diseases. Foyeke gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, in commemoration of the 2018 World Malaria Day....
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Zuma’s bride-to-be forced to resign from place of work
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:49:50 +0200
Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s wife-to-be, Nonkanyiso Conco, has been forced to resign from her job as National Executive Committee Treasurer and Communications officer at a non-profit organization. The 24-year-old was asked to step...
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Uber drivers protest 25% commission to firm
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:42:55 +0200
Uber drivers in Ghana are protesting the increase in the retention per cent of all transport fare remitted to the transport company on Wednesday. The drivers organised a sit down strike at the offices of Uber in the country to demonstrate against what...
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Danish husband killed Nigerian wife, three-year-old daughter, forensic evidence reveals
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:40:08 +0200
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said all is set for the prosecution of a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, for the murder of his Nigerian wife, Zainab, and three-year-old daughter, Petra, in Banana Island area of Ikoyi on April 5, 2018. The State...
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Alleged fraud: Lawyer confronts judge as Innoson shuns arraignment for fourth time
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:27:30 +0200
Chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Ltd., Innocent Chukwuma, for the fourth consecutive time, failed to make an appearance in court for his arraignment. Consequently, the presiding judge, Justice Mojisola Dada, refused to hear the case, insisting that...
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Police recover 13 AK47 rifles, machine gun in Kebbi
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:20:54 +0200
The Police Command in Kebbi State has recovered 13 AK 47 rifles, one machine gun, 650 live ammunition and 32 live cartridges from unlicensed individuals in the state. The Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Kabiru, told newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday...
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Commonwealth Games: Dickson gifts Nigeria wrestlers N13.9m
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:17:50 +0200
Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson on Tuesday rewarded wrestlers that represented Nigeria at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games, for their creditable performance. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the governor gave the sum of N13.9 million to...
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EFCC arraigns Delta senator, Nwaoboshi, for N322m fraud
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:53:18 +0200
Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned the senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi, for alleged fraud of N322m. Nwaoboshi, an ally of a convicted former governor of Delta...
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Eating dark chocolate improves memory, immunity – Study
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:49:17 +0200
A new research showed that consuming dark chocolate with a high concentration of cacao has positive effects on stress levels, inflammation, mood, memory and immunity. Presented on Tuesday at the ongoing five-day Experimental Biology 2018 meeting in San...
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Okonjo-Iweala’s comment in new book ‘demeaning’, Donald Duke hits back
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:36:20 +0200
Former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke on Wednesday described the inclusion of a private conversation between him and former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in the latter’s new book as being in “poor taste.” The...
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Hillary Clinton’s Twitter bio: Chimamanda Adichie replies critics
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:20:44 +0200
Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has replied all the criticisms that have been coming her way after she questioned former US presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, about why her Twitter bio begins with “Wife” on Wednesday. Since...
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People who don’t eat breakfast more likely to gain weight – Study
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:47:17 +0200
People who skip breakfast are more likely to gain weight and have larger waists, according to a U.S. study published online. The study, led by Kevin Smith from Mayo Clinic in the U. S., shows that 26.7 per cent of people who skipped breakfast were obese,...
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Eating dark chocolate enhances people’s memory, immunity- Study
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:54:19 +0200
A new research showed that consuming dark chocolate with a high concentration of cacao had positive effects on stress levels, inflammation, mood, memory and immunity. Presented on Tuesday at the ongoing five-day Experimental Biology 2018 meeting in San...
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Convention: Oshiomhole’s endorsement childish —Oyegun
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:57:41 +0200
The  National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has described the purported endorsement of Oshiomhole as the next chairman of the party as childish. Odigie-Oyegun, who was also a former governor of the state, however,...
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