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BREAKING: 252 aides resign from Tambuwal’s cabinet

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Two hundred and fifty-two Special Advisers and Special Assistants appointed under Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’ s administration have resigned their positions. The affected aides said their resignations were informed by the recent decision of the Sokoto State Governor to dump the All Progressives Congress, the party which they are bona fide members […]
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Third Mainland Bridge to be temporarily shut for four days —LASG

The Lagos State Government has said that the Third Mainland Bridge will be temporarily shut down for four days starting from midnight of August 23 to midnight of August 26, 2018 for Investigative Maintenance Test to be carried out. A release signed by the Deputy Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Works & Infrastructure, Sina Thorpe, […]
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Demolition: Ajimobi was interviewed by Fresh FM, Ayefele’s fans recall

The demolition on Sunday morning of musician Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM station has continued to trend on the social media. Some of the people who expressed disappointment with the demolition of the N800m Music House from which the radio station operated from, recall that Governor Abiola Ajimobi was once interviewed by the radio station after […]
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Militants kill Police sergeant rescuing comatose abducted woman

Etim Ekpimah, Uyo Militants have killed one Police sergeant, Shedrach Stephen, during a rescue operation in Akwa Ibom State. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, who said this during a press conference in Uyo on Saturday, added that the Command recovered bullet-proof vests, Police and military uniforms, live ammunition, cartridges and charms from the hoodlums. [… ...
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#PVCitizen: Your Country, Your Responsibility

The 2019 elections are now 181 days away, and INEC has extended the registration process until August 31, just 12 days away! Time is running, fast! It’s important that we ready ourselves for our future, and the only way to do this is by getting that small card called the Permanent Voters Card (PVC). It […] The post #PVCitizen: Your Country, Your Responsibility appeared first on BellaNaija - Nigeria ...
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Opinion: A poor corner of France stands its ground against bulldozers

Then 13 more 19th-century houses came down in June, wrought-iron balconies and all, leaving only bare asphalt baking in the summer heat in Perpignan, a city near France’s border with Spain and close to the Mediterranean coast.
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Motorists stranded on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Motorists traveling out of Lagos were stranded on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway for hours on Sunday, due to a tanker trailer that fell across the road. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria, who was on the route, reports that it took about six hours for motorists to move from Berger Bus Stop to Mowe, […]
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Tech: 'Crazy Rich Asians' dominates the box office with a $25.2 million weekend take, $34 million 5-day opening (T)

Warner Bros.' hit "Crazy Rich Asians" proves that the rom-com is back, as the movie dominated the box office since Wednesday.
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Eid-el-Kabir: As ram scarcity hits Jigawa, merchants opt for supply from Benin Republic

Merchants in Jigawa State’s popular Hadejia Animals Market have said that due to the scarcity of the animals that are used mainly for sacrifice during the Eid-el-Kabir, they have resorted to buying from the neighbouring Benin Republic. The marketers’ spokesman, Abba Tagurza, on Sunday attributed the scarcity to what has also contributed to the high […]
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