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Rohr to field Tyrone Ebuehi against Algeria

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Hunt for militants who kidnapped British missionaries in Nigeria

A manhunt is underway for a gang suspected of abducting a British-led missionary team working in a crime-plagued region of southern Nigeria. The four missionaries, who include a former ...
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Nigerian police arrest four after Britons kidnapped

Four people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of four British nationals in southern Nigeria, police said on Thursday. The Britons, including a husband and wife from ...
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Security operatives force pupils to pack refuse barehanded

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar  A trending picture on social media, which showed the pupils of the Edgerly Memorial Girls Secondary School in Calabar being compelled by an operative of the state-owned Homeland Security to dispose refuse with their bare hands, has ignited negative reactions from members of the public. The picture went viral on social media […]
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NFF scraps match bonuses for U17, U20, U23 teams

Festus Abu Six arms of the national teams have been dealt a huge blow  after the Nigeria Football Federation announced  on Thursday  that they were no longer entitled to match  bonuses. In  its  communiqué after  a  board  meeting  presided over by the president of the federation Amaju Pinnick  in Jos  on Wednesday, the NFF also […]
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Can EFCC Investigate States?

The arrest and release of two top officials of the Ekiti State government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has again reignited the controversy over the powers of the anti-graft agency to investigate states, writes Davidson Iriekpen After fourteen days in detention, the Ekiti State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Toyin Ojo and the Accountant […]
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Emirates Introduces Flights to Guangzhou, China

Chinedu Eze Global major carrier, Emirates Airlines has expanded its China destinations by adding Guangzhou to its routes. The new Country Manager, who is also the Regional Manager for West Africa, Mr. Afzai Parambil made this known during media briefing in Lagos recently. Parambil, who disclosed that he had travelled to 130 countries in the […]
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Buhari: The renewed debate on underperformance

Friday Musings with Ayo Olukotun, ayo_olukotun@yahoo.com, 07055841236 “On a far more serious and fateful level is the fact that the Presidency itself has turned out, mostly by acts of omission, to be a sort of refuge, a sort of protected haven for corruption. As I write these words, the case of the (former) Secretary to the Government of […]
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President Buhari’s Midterm Report: CBN Takes The Cake.

By Magnus Onyibe. Being a farmer himself, it was easy for President Muhamadu Buhari to spot the fact that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrowers Programme has been making waves by having massive impact on the farming sector across the country and by extension helping in lifting up Nigeria’s economy which due to […]
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Thursday 19th October 2017

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What you need to know about international banking

Femi Asu Personalbanking@punchng.com You have probably heard of offshore bank accounts and Swiss bank accounts. You may have¬ heard there is great wealth to be found in these foreign bank investments. But what is really so special about these esoteric banking opportunities? An international bank is a financial entity that offers financial services, such as […]
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Lessons from fall of ISIS caliphate

IT has taken a long time, but good news is finally coming out of Syria. Raqqa, which the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria had proclaimed the “capital” of its self-declared caliphate when it overran swathes of Iraq and Syria, was liberated by Syrian Defence Forces on Tuesday, with the backing of an international coalition […]
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How to fix common Galaxy S8 problems

 Ife Ogunfuwa iadedapo@punchng.com The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are great phones, but no device is perfect and there’s a chance you may be having some issues with yours over time. Lower than expected battery life, performance issues, running out of storage, problems with radios and more can affect the Galaxy S8 just as they do […]
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Should ministers of state have defined roles?

The ministers should have defined roles. But I do not think it is necessary to have a law defining the roles of ministers. It should be demarcated by circular and not by law. The office of the Secretary of the Government of the Federation should do the demarcation without any legislation. They will be given […]
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Govt pledges improved living conditions

Afeez Hanafi The Lagos State Government says it has commenced the second phase rehabilitation of inner roads in Epe. The state Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Abiola Anifowoshe, said the move was to improve living conditions, address the influx of people and increased traffic caused by industrial activities in the area. Anifowoshe, who […]
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Buhari meets Troost-Ekong, Agu

Super Eagles players  William Troost-Ekong and Mikel Agu met with  President Muhammadu Buhari and his Turkish counterpart Recep Erdogan in  Turkey on Thursday. Buhari is in Turkey  for the D-8 summit which begins on Friday. Troost-Ekong and Mikel, who play for Turkish Superlig side  Bursaspor, were on duty when Nigeria defeated Zambia 1-0  in Uyo […]
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Leadway Assurance Partners ART X Lagos on Art Fair

Leadway Assurance Limited, is partnering ART X Lagos in sponsoring the forth coming second edition of the ART X Lagos Art Fair which has been designed to bring together lovers of arts from across West Africa. The exhibition, which is set to hold from Friday, November 3 to Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Lagos, will […]
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I’m ready for Joshua fight – Takam

Carlos Takam is not fazed by the prospect of stepping in to challenge Anthony Joshua for the WBA ‘Super’ and IBF heavyweight titles. The France-based Cameroonian (35-3-1-27KO) is a late replacement for the injured Kubrat Pulev, and meets ‘AJ’ at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in front of 80,000 fans on Saturday October 28. Ranked third in […]
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Death of the small Nigerian business

Recently, some traders in a certain part of Nigeria marched through the streets, seeking the attention of the governor of their state. When they eventually got to the seat of government of that state, they sought to register their complaints regarding the killer taxes and levies which they alleged that the government imposed on them.  […]
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Fumigate but don’t harm yourself

Olufemi Oboye CEO, K-9ine World Ltd drfemioboye@yahoo.com Fumigation helps to rid your environment of pests but great caution should be exercised to avoid the dangers associated. Fumigation is the spraying of dangerous chemicals to disinfect or kill pests such as cockroaches, bugs, termites, rats, etc. These hazardous chemicals can pose a great risk to our […]
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