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FG will support efforts that benefit people – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said that the Federal Government would support efforts geared toward making life easier for the citizenry. Osinbajo said this while inaugurating the 16-Km Chokocho-Umuechem-Ozuzu road and 14-Km Chokocho-Igbo-Etche-Rumuokurushi Inter-Change in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers, rehabilitated by the state government. The acting President commended Gov. Nyesom Wike for his development feat ...

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Senators under Fire over Power Devolution Vote

Senators came under fire yesterday for rejecting the devolution of power to states. The House of Representatives, which voted on some bills yesterday, also rejected power devolution in a bid to amend the constitution. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and some senior lawyers slammed the lawmakers for passing “self serving” bills rather than working on issues that affect ...

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CHAN 2018: Competitive matches good for our preparation -Yusuf

CHAN Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf says preparation for the Continental show billed for Kenya in January should go beyond mere training but also include competitive and shape up matches to test the players all round readiness. Yusuf who gave the players in camp blanket approval to go and play for their teams this weekend said playing competitive matches for their ...

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One dies as driver crashes bus while evading arrest by FRSC

An alleged attempt by a commercial bus driver in Abakaliki to abducted a Federal Road Safety Commission official has led to a road crash, killing one person, according to the Ebonyi FRSC Sector Commander, Stella Uchegbu. Uchegbu confirmed the incident, noting that the incident happened on the Ezzamgbo axis of the Abakaliki-Enugu Federal Highway. According to her, the driver of ...

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Billionaires list: Dangote, Adenuga gain, Bezos overtakes Bill Gates

The President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, saw his net worth increase by $162m to $16.2bn on Thursday, as the Founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, briefly overtook Microsoft’s Bill Gates to claim the title of the world’s richest person. According to a real-time billionaires’ index compiled by Forbes, the net worth of the Chairman of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga, rose by ...

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4 killed in suicide bomb attack near Maiduguri

Four people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at Mandirari Village in the Kondugu Local Government Area of Borno. An official of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, Malam Bello Danbatta, who confirmed the development, told NAN on Thursday that the attack occurred late on Wednesday. He said that the agency had since deployed its rescue team to ...

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