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ICPC Uncovers TETFUND Grant Misuse

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Nation 

The independent corrupt practices and other related offences commission ICPC, has recovered seven point five million unused grants from 11 lecturers of the Kaduna polytechnic, Kaduna.

Vatican Signs Agreement With China On Appointment Of Bishops

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International News 

The Vatican says it has signed a historic joint agreement with China on the appointment of Roman Catholic Bishops, though critics said that the accord is a sell-out to the communist government.

NAT Offers Free Medical Service To Niger State Flood Victims

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Nation 

Victims of the recent flood disaster in parts of Niger State, North Central Nigeria, have benefitted from a free medical outreach provided by the Nigeria Air Force.

Flooding: Edo State Govt. Appeals For Help

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Nation 

The Edo State Government has appealed to the Nigerian Government to come to the aid of communities submerged by the overflow of River Niger in the state.

Ortom Screened, Expresses Optimism Ahead Of Polls

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Nation 

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday expressed optimism ahead of the forthcoming elections shortly after his clearance by his party's screening committee.

FSARS Team Rescues Abducted Son Of Borno APC Chairman

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Nation 

Police operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS, in Maiduguri have rescued four- year old son of the Borno All Progressives Congress, APC Chairman, kidnapped on Wednesday afternoon.

Osun Governorship Election: Alleged Vote Buying

1 day ago /
Nation  Politics 

Commissioner for Federal matters in Osun state, Idiat Babalola was arrested by the security agency for alleged vote buying in Ede, some hours ago.

Osun ADC Candidate Impressed With Conduct Of Polls

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Politics 

Candidate of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, in the Osun State governorship election, Moshood Adeoti, has expressed confidence in the conduct of the election.

Buhari To Attend The 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly

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Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73), which officially opened September 18, 2018.

Airforce Charges Personnel On Fitness

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Nation  Security 

The Nigerian air force has called on it's personnel to sustain the physical fitness program to enable them cope with the rigors of defending the country.

Shites Protest In Mararaba

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Nation 

Members of the Islamic movement, Shites are currently protesting the continued detention of their leader, Ibrahim Elzakzaki on the Nyaya-Mararaba-Keffi expressway.

Adeleke Votes, Optimistic Of Emerging Winner

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Politics 

The Peoples' Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has voted at his polling unit in Sagba Abogunde, Ward 2, Unit 9 at about 8:01am.

#OsunVotes: LIVE UPDATES – 48 Candidates In Race To Succeed Aregbesola

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Politics 

Welcome to our live updates of the Osun State Governorship election.

World Bank, Nigeria To Collaborate On Cash Transfer Scheme

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Business and Economy  

The World Bank says it will work with the national bureau of statistics, NBS to conduct a survey on the national cash transfer scheme being implemented in Nigeria so as to know the impact of the program in alleviating poverty.

Adebayo Shittu Justifies Skipping NYSC.

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Politics 

Minister of communication and information technology, Adebayo Shittu has justified his skipping the compulsory one year national youth service corps saying he deliberately did it to become a member of the Oyo state house of assembly.

Nigeria To Host Int’l Insurers Meeting

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Nation 

Nigeria is to host the next edition of the international association of deposit insurers (IADI) Africa regional committee (ARC) annual general meeting and technical assistance workshop.

FCT Judiciary Commissions New Judicial Division

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Nation 

In a bid to enhance speedy dispensation of justice, the federal capital territory judiciary has commissioned a new judicial division in the Nyanya /Karu axis.

Dalung Seeks Better Funding For Sports

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Nation  Sports  

The minister of youth and sports development Solomon Dalung says the huge financial resources the country has committed to football is to the detriment of other sports.

FG Set To Curb Brain Drain In Medical Sector

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Nation 

Nigeria’s minister of health professor Isaac Adewole says the federal government is ready to curb the menace of brain drain in the medical sector by ensuring high standard of tools to work with and attain the best in the profession.

Osun Election: Situation Room Calls For Free, Fair Conduct

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Politics 

The Nigerian civil society situation room has released its first preliminary observations on the 2018 Osun state governorship election, calling on all the forty eight political parties and their candidates to conduct themselves peacefully to achieve a free and fair poll.