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‘Is Russia to blame?’ Moscow mocks Tillerson sacking

Russia issued a mocking reaction to the surprise sacking of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, with a foreign ministry spokeswoman asking if the finger of blame was already being pointed at Moscow. “Have they started blaming Russia yet for the Washington staff changes?” foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a text message sent […]
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9Mobile: NCC conducts fresh due diligence on preferred bidder
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 03:19:47 +0200
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Nigerian Communications Commission says it is conducting another round of due diligence on the preferred bidder for 9Mobile, Teleology Holdings Limited. The due diligence will determine whether the bid winner has the technical...
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PHOTOS: New DSS boss, Mathew Seiyefa, in maiden outing
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 17:49:52 +0200
The Acting Director-General of the Department of State Services, Mr. Mathew Seiyefa, addressed the media at the national headquarters of the agency in Abuja on Thursday. READ ALSO: Security officials seize ex-DSS boss Daura’s passport See the photographs...
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LSETF, UNDP to commence training for unemployed youths
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 03:22:59 +0200
The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme has revealed plans to commence vocational training for unemployed and underemployed youths. The LSETF, in a statement on Wednesday, described the training...
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Enugu/Onitsha auto crash: Bad road caused my uncle, his wife and five kids’ death — Niece
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:55:24 +0200
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Ex-SSG flays Aregbesola as more chieftains dump APC
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:49:28 +0200
Femi Makinde The immediate past Secretary to the Osun State Government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, has berated his former boss, Governor Rauf Aregbesola, for alleged highhandedness. Adeoti spoke when some chieftains  of the ruling All Progressives Congress...
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INEC budget: National Assembly joint committee to reconvene August 27
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:47:34 +0200
John Alechenu The National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission is to reconvene on August 27 to conclude work on the 2019 INEC budget submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Co-Chairman of the Joint Committee,...
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Soldiers, herdsmen in gun duel in Benue
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:30:03 +0200
John Charles The Theatre Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke, Maj. Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, on Saturday confirmed that the military engaged herdsmen in the troubled Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. Guma and Logo Local Government Areas have been...
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Ex-Presidential spokesman demands Daura’s prosecution
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:17:48 +0200
Sunday Aborisade A former Presidential spokesperson, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has demanded the immediate prosecution of the sacked Director General of the Directorate of State Services, Lawal Daura, for treason. He specifically urged the Inspector General of...
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I can’t get justice from ICPC; they think I’m psychotic – OAU sex-for-mark lady
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:29:42 +0200
Monica Osagie, the graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University, who leaked the alleged audio conversation between her and Professor Richard Akindele in February,  tells SUNDAY ABORISADE that her life has been miserable since she exposed the sex-for-mark...
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Funny, multiple levies councils using to milk small business owners
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:17:05 +0200
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It’s terrible that my brother’s lineage is closed — Sister
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:12:47 +0200
Tell us about yourself? I am Virginia, Ifeanyi’s elder sister. How did you receive the news of your brother’s death and other family members? I live in Abakiliki, Ebonyi State, with my husband and children. Around 10pm on that day, my daughter that...
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Bad road caused my uncle, his wife and five kids’ death — Niece
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:08:24 +0200
Relatives of a family of seven who died in an auto crash on the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway talk about the incident with IHUOMA CHIEDOZIE Tell us about yourself. I am Vera Onyia, a niece to the late Ifeanyi Onyia, who died alongside his wife, five children...
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The forest fire won’t wait
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:02:00 +0200
Sonala Olumhense It is 18 years since the United Nations, at the biggest gathering of world leaders since its formation, adopted the Millennium Declaration. That was at the commencement of our new millennium and the world leaders, including Nigeria’s...
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Present your story, not the slides
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 02:59:29 +0200
Seni Adetu Following my script of last week on “having an eye for detail” and my counsel of ensuring you keep out “cockroaches” from your presentation, as an example of managing details, I wish to share my view on what makes a great presentation....
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Where there are women, there will be evil –Liz Anjorin
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 02:55:08 +0200
Olushola Ricketts olushola.ricketts@gmail.com 08169745730 (SMS only) Actress, Liz Anjorin, has insisted that the recent fight among Yoruba actresses is not peculiar to the industry alone. Anjorin, who recently had an open confrontation with a colleague,...
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