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Eze Onyekpere Every country in the world needs peace, good relationship and unanimity of purpose at the highest levels of its leadership before the forces of development can be unleashed. It also need
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’Nimi Akinkugbe “The Federal Ministry of Finance’s whistleblowing programme is designed to encourage anyone with information about a violation of financial regulations, mismanagement of public funds a
Justice Ayinla Bamigbola (Retd.) (Former Chief Judge, Kwara State) It is an executive matter. If they want to do it in-house, we wait and see. If the outcome is acceptable to the people, it is all wel
Festus Abu and John Charles with agency reports The Nigeria University Games Association began under a cloud of controversy   on Saturday   with the organisers, athletes and  technical official compla
the executive committee of the Nigeria Olympic Committee has applauded sports minister Solomon Dalung for  agreeing to amend the guidelines for the May 30  federation elections. The guidelines, which
organisers  of the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race have named  Dr. Akinwunmi Amao as the chief anti-doping officer for the  race scheduled to hold in Okpekpe in Edo State on May 13.  The former h
Arsene Wenger believes the spirit behind Arsenal’s FA Cup semi-final 2-1 triumph against Manchester City  on Sunday was epitomised by the “animal” instincts of Alexis Sanchez, AFP reports. Gunners bos
Etim Ekpimah, Uyo THE Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested five persons for the abduction and murder of one Rosemary Jacob and two others. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Donald Awunah, s
Alexander Okere, Benin THE Edo State Government has announced a donation of N1m to the Uduehi family, who recently gave birth to quintuplets. It also promised to provide financial support to cover the
Etim Ekpimah, Uyo Youths from Ikot Offiong in Cross River State have allegedly attacked Oku Iboku community in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and killed over 20 fishermen, women and youn
Alexander Okere, Benin THE Academic Staff Union of Universities has condemned what it described as the ‘spurious’ and ‘unfounded’ arrest of senior lecturers of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, by
Samson Folarin No fewer than three policemen and four residents of the Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State lost their lives during encounters with some gunmen suspected to be militants.
Samuel Awoyinfa  and Afeez Hanafi No fewer than eight persons were reportedly killed in auto crashes in Anambra, Lagos and Ogun states, while about 12 persons sustained varying degrees of injury. In t
Samson Folarin Residents of Soliyi community, Gbagada,  in the Kosofe Local Government Area of Lagos State, have decried the alleged neglect of the area, saying the state government abandoned them for
The national sports federation elections earlier scheduled to hold on June 9 will now take place on May 30 in Abuja, the sports ministry said on Sunday. Nneka Anibeze, Special Adviser on Media  to  sp
Samson Folarin Three officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps will face disciplinary action after they were captured at a filling station sleeping after allegedly consuming bottles of beer. Accordin
A Deputy Comptroller of the Nigeria Customs Service, Mr. Abdullahi Umar, on Sunday said Customs officers seized over 750 bags of rice and other prohibited goods estimated at over N52m in Kwara State a
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Senate President Bukola Saraki and Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court, among other defendants currently being prosecuted before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, may have t
Olalekan Adetayo  and Eniola Akinkuotu The panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ayo Oke, and the Secretary
Tunde Odesola, Femi Makinde, Leke Baiyewu John Ameh, Olufemi Atoyebi, Olalekan Adetayo, Samuel Awoyinfa Angry supporters of the first civilian Governor of Osun State, Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke,
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has directed his National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Munguno (retd.), to design a template that will be used to reward persons who give inf
Ovie Okpare, Warri The immediate-past governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, finally put to rest rumours of his alleged defection to the All Progressives Congress when he hosted leaders of the
Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The deposed baale (chief) of Oloode Community in Ibadan, Lukman Alao, has said that he is still the traditional leader of the community because there is an existing lawsuit, wh
John Ameh, Abuja The House of Representatives has uncovered more crude oil transactions in excess of $2.6bn, which the committee alleged looked suspicious. It involves the Oil Mining Licence 130, whic
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Residents of Sauka Aviation village, Airport Road, Abuja have alleged that they were assaulted by soldiers for resisting the demolition of their houses on Friday. A resident, G
The vote count in France's 2017 presidential vote is about to be over, with 40 million ballots already counted
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Hosts Oyo State on Sunday defeated  Ogun  State by 78 runs in a nail-biting final to win the maiden  Jide Bademosi U-19 Cricket Tournament  at the Liberty Stadium, Ibadan. Ogun made  the champions wor
With the failure of the airports remodelling project of the former administration, there are indications that the government intends to replicate the facelift currently ongoing at the Lagos airport te
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt A coalition of militant groups in the Niger Delta region have threatened to resume attacks on oil installations in the region over alleged unfulfilled promises by the F
Nike Popoola About 72,113 retirees who subscribed to the Contributory Pension Scheme have got refunds of N17.3bn from their Pension Fund Administrators after they were declared not eligible for pensio

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