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Russian Anti-Doping Agency may get state budget financing in 2017 — deputy PM

Russia’s independent non-governmental anti-doping commission is establishing a dialog with the International Paralympic Committee over restoring the Russian Paralympic Committee’s membership
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Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, on Wednesday filed a fundamental rights enforcement action before the Lagos Federal High Court in Lagos, urging the court to or
Peter Dada, Akure  The Ondo State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned the Olugele of Ugele community in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Clement Aladegbaye, at an Akure Magis
A bill signed by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin will bring the Bible front and center in the state’s public schools. Students will soon be able to learn about Jesus Christ, walking a fine
Afeez Hanafi Suspected ritual cult, Badoo, terrorising Ikorodu and environs in Lagos State has struck again, killing a couple and two of their three children at Olopomeji, Odogunyan. The family – Ike
Femi Makinde, Osogbo Barely nine months after two 400-level students of the Osun State University, Osogbo campus, disappeared, another 400-level student of the Microbiology Department of the universit
Samson Folarin Some policemen attached to the Sabon Gari Police Division, Kaduna State Police Command, have been accused of torturing a 27-year-old undergraduate of the Kaduna State Polytechnic, Kadun
Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan Members of the Oyo State wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers on Wednesday staged a protest against the proposed local government autonomy, saying that if the proposal sailed
Samson Folarin A Junior Secondary School pupil I of the Lekki British International School, Lekki, Lagos, has been expelled for allegedly putting sulphuric acid and ethanol in the water bottle of his
Akinpelu Dada For the African continent to attract the required investment into key sectors and achieve economic integration, the President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has urged leaders to re
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, on Wednesday explained why Nigeria and other African countries could not achieve the targets set in the Millennium
Ifeanyi Onuba and Olaleye Aluko The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has faulted the demand by the Nigeria Labour Congress for an increase in the minimum wage from the current N18,000 to N56,000
Ifeanyi Onuba and Olaleye Aluko The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has faulted the demand by the Nigeria Labour Congress for an increase in the minimum wage from the current N18,000 to N56,000
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The commencement of yam export from Nigeria will not result in the depletion of the commodity domestically, the Federal Government has said. Last week, the government announced
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja At least 524 megawatts of electricity will be added to the quantum being generated in the country before the end of this year, the Federal Government has said. It stated that f
John Alechenu, Abuja Trouble is brewing in the National Working Committee the All Progressives Congress following disagreements over who should replace the suspended Secretary to the Government of the
President Vladimir Putin has accused foreign intelligence agencies of intensifying their efforts against Russia, including through supporting terrorist groups and trying to interfere wi
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami; the police, the Department of State Services, and others, on Wednesday, admitted that the Peac
Olusola Fabiyi and Femi Makinde The Independent National Electoral has said that it has no plan to shift the Osun West senatorial election slated for July 8. The electoral umpire also said it had rece
Leke Baiyewu A former governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, who was involved in a plane crash in October 2012, is dead. He died in Houston, Florida, in the United States on Wednesday. Mr. Emmanuel
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja An official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Austin Okwor, has been hospitalised after sustaining gunshot wounds, the EFCC has said. The EFCC said in a statemen
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 14 Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors in teaching hospitals, federal medical centres and specialty h
An Arkansas man who broadcast himself on Facebook Live ramming his car into a newly installed stone monument to the Bible’s Ten Commandments outside the Arkansas State Capitol has been
John Charles, Makurdi The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on  Wednesday said  he was seeking God’s directive and leading  on whether to seek re-election in 2019 or not. The governor said this when
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday frown on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over an alleged sloppy handling of the trial of a former  Minister of Interior, Ab
Nigerian energy businessman Kola Aluko, declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has been identified as the owner of Apartment 79, a penthouse apartment in One57, one of New Yo
Probate means the authority that validates the powers and functions of an Executor without prejudice to the fact that the authority of an Executor to act is derived from the Will. The Probate Grant gi
Eniola Akinkuotu and Godwin Isenyo A combined team of policemen, officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission and some officials of the Department of State Serv
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has urged youths to protect their names and those of their families. A statement on Wednesday by the Director of Information, Offi
Friday Olokor, Jos The Christian Association of Nigeria has demanded an audience with the National Assembly leadership concerning the new education curriculum. The General Secretary of CAN, Dr Musa As
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from voice impairment and has been on life support in a West-End Londo
Tony Okafor, Awka The Indigenous People of Biafra on Wednesday attacked the All Progressives Grand Alliance for calling its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, a maximum emperor. IPOB said it was saddening that Biaf
Alexander Okere, Benin The Edo State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has called on the state House of Assembly to throw out the proposed law to establish a control and nomadic cattle g
Folashade Adebayo The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has directed candidates for the rescheduled Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Saturday to print their e-slips. The board has
John Alechenu, Abuja Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has said the Igbo living in the state will not leave Kano which they have called home for decades over the quit notice given by a group of

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