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Nigerians should support Buhari – Don

Federal University of Technology, (FUT), Minna, Dr Bashir Yankuzu has urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari to build a stronger and greater nation in the next four years. Dr Yankuzu made the call in an interview in Minna. He said that it was time for leaders and followers to …

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Court remands two friends for gang raping 19 year–old girl

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An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court ordered that two friends, who allegedly raped a 19-year-old girl be remanded in prison. Magistrate Monisola Kamson, ordered that Sodiq  Abdulrauf and Ali Ahmad, be remanded in Oke-kura Prison Yard, Ilorin. She then adjourned the case until May 2 for further mention. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Gbenga Ayeni, …

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ASUU faults 2019 education budget

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Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said the union is not satisfied with the percentage allocated to education in the 2019 budget describing it as the worst in recent past. This came as the union said it felt betrayed by the federal …

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Golf rankings: Woods move to 6th.

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Tiger Woods on Sunday in Augusta Tiger Woods’ final-round rally to win the Masters,  boosted him to No. 6 in the Official World Golf Rankings, which were updated Sunday evening. Woods, 43, entered the tournament at No. 12 in the world, equaling his highest ranking since late in the 2014 …

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Nigeria, to gain from $100 billion BRI initiative.

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Nigeria and two other African countries have been selected to benefit from the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in excess of $100 billion. The international support scheme was designed by the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, in 2013, as One Belt and One Road Initiative, which in 2016 was changed to …

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Poverty can modify a child’s brain —Research.

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Nigeria poverty Children from low-income backgrounds, where parents have a low level of education, have weaker brain activity and are more likely to be distracted, A new research has revealed. The Lead researcher, Prof John Spencer, from the University of East Anglia’s School of Psychology and his team studied the …

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China blast: 17 more detained.

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cccccc 1 Police have detained 17 more suspects connected to a chemical blast in eastern China last month which killed 78 in eastern China last month which  left hundreds injured, local authorities said Monday. The 17 suspects are accused of making “false evaluations” of the company’s operations, the Yancheng government …

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No plan; Eliminating fuel subsidy now.- FG

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; fuel scarcity in nigeria 1 Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed yesterday reiterated government’s resolve not to remove fuel subsidy. “There is no plan to remove subsidy now because we have not yet found an alternative package to subsidy. We will not remove subsidy without another social safety net package” Mrs. …

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Adelabu gets tribunal’s nod to inspect electoral materials

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Adebayo Adekola Adelabu The election petition tribunal in Oyo state has ordered INEC to allow Mr Adebayo Adelabu, governorship candidate of the APC, to inspect election materials used during last month’s governorship election. The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared Mr. Makinde winner of the governorship election in the state. …

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