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This was reported on Saturday by economist Fernanda Vallejos, who headed the list of parliamentary candidates from alliance founded by the former head of state
On June 17, an explosion hit the Centro Andino shopping center in ··Bogota. Mayor of Bogota Enrique Penalosa called the blast "a cowardly terrorist attack"
Popular actress, Mercy Johnson, is physically endowed. Even though she has visited the labour room thrice, she still has the kind of body that would make teenagers go green with envy. The talented act
It is part of the Nigerian character to imagine an improved society even when our daily activities are a map to hell. We hear of the arrest of kidnap kingpin Evans, for instance, and smile a smile of
Youths in the Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress have prayed for good health for President Muhammadu Buhari to advance the fight against graft and ensure Nigeria’s unity. Leading
Popular comedian, Francis Agoda, aka I Go Dye, was recently in the news when he announced that he had built a mansion for his mother. The formal opening of the house was attended by personalities like
The World Blood Donor Day, marked on June 14, has come and gone; but the lessons it evokes for Nigeria are not pleasant: that the country is not getting it right in blood donor practices, contrary to
Popular singer, Chinedu Okoli, aka Flavour N’abania, speaks to TOFARATI IGE about his career Can you recall how you started your music career? I have always loved everything about music from an early
Chukwudi Akasike A group, Nigerian Ethnic Nationality Youth Leaders Forum, has called on Arewa youths to withdraw the October 1 quit notice issued to Igbo living in the North. The forum also called on
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Leader of the Igbo Women Assembly and an associate of the late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Mrs. Maria Okwor, talks about her foray into politics with IHUOMA CHIEDOZIE Where and when were you born? I was born
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Government Secondary School, Minna, emerged winners of the Milo Secondary School Basketball Championship in Lagos, thanks to an 85-year-old Irish priest, who established a basketball culture in the sc
Official front-of-shirt sponsor of Rivers United, Eunisell Limited, has applauded the Port-Harcourt side for their 2-1 victory over Uganda’s Kampala City Council Authority in the CAF Confederation Cup
Stanley Opara The market capitalisation for the Small and Medium Enterprises quoted on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange stood at N11.464bn ($37.4m) as of the first quarter of 2017, findings by
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has for the first time revealed that he had worked closely with illegal resident operatives during his time with Soviet intelligence. Describing such ag
Legend has it that the holiday was established by the very founder of Islam, Prophet Muhammad, in 624. Since then, the ummah, that is, the world community of believers, celebrates this day every year
Chubu Electric Power reported no change in background radiation in the area of ··the Hamaoka plant in Shizuoka Prefecture
Our correspondents Today makes it 50 days since President Muhammadu Buhari left the country for the United Kingdom on a medical vacation, yet Nigerians still do not know the President’s ailment, the t
Federal regulators are investigating an “absolutely unacceptable” violation of improper handling of nuclear material after the mislabeled cargo was sent on commercial cargo flights to t
The exploits of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has triggered a trend where a growing number of state and non-state actors are eager to leak top secret US documents to the media and th
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Trying to diagnose the precise cause of an automobile air conditioning system can be frustrating and very time consuming for most technicians. Because there are many components that make up the a/c sy
Toluwani Eniola The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said he still irons his wife’s clothes. Adeboye said this on his official Twitter handle on Satu
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Olusola Fabiyi About 500 police officers who retired earlier in the year have accused the Lagos State Police Command of refusing to pay the backlog of their one-year salary arrears. The officers said
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