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Police nab electric transformer vandal, dealer in vandalised cables in Enugu

The Police in Enugu have arrested an electric transformer vandal, Chibuike Nwosu, who also deals on vandalised electric transformer armour cables in the popularly known Kenyatta Electrical Market, Enugu.

The spokesman of the Enugu State Police Command, Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Wednesday …

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Aviation unions protest planned concession of Lagos, Abuja, Kano, PH Airports

Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the National Union of Pensioners (NUP), yesterday, protested the planned concession of Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Port-Harcourt airports by the federal government.

The union members were carrying placards with inscriptions : 'Sirika our airports …

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Presidency to host 30 youth with technology-based ideas, innovations

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday revealed that 30 youth with vibrant technology-based ideas and innovations would be hosted by the Presidency next month.

He said that the programme which is tagged Aso Villa Demo Day was a reflective of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration's appreciation of the enormous creativity among …

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Ngige warns against slash in salaries, hours of work

Abuja – The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned state governors against reduction in remunerations and hours of work of workers.

In a statement issued by Mr Samuel Olowokere, Deputy Director Press in the ministry, Ngige said the warning was necessary to restore industrial harmony and forestall …

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Clinton in eye of Trump storm over charity donors

Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Hillary Clinton Tuesday as her campaign battled to silence suggestions that donors to her family's charity paid for access when she was America's top diplomat.

The Democratic nominee, looking to make history as America's first female commander-in-chief, is polling well ahead of her …

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Three suspected militants arrested for killing soldiers

The Joint Military Task force on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of three of the suspected Niger Delta Avengers who killed four soldiers during an ambush at Nembe, Bayelsa.

The task force commander said that in the mop-up operation on the militants' camp at Epebu Creek in Southern Ijaw Local Government …

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Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB splits

Emma Amaize, Regional Editor

A faction of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, identified as The Re-branded Indigenous People of Biafra, TRIOPOB, has broken out of the main group over alleged inflexible and defeatist position of IPOB led by Nnamdi Kanu, currently in detention.

Spokesperson of the splinter group, Chima …

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36-year-old man arraigned over abduction of teenage girl

A 36-year-old man, Ezechi Uwazie, who allegedly abducted a 17-year-old girl, has been arraigned before a Surulere Magistrates' Court in Lagos.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Christopher Okoliko, told the court that the accused committed the offences with others still at large at Suru-Alaba in Orile-Iganmu area of Lagos State on August …

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Breaking: Niger Delta varsity suspends 4 months old strike

YENAGOA – THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Niger Delta University, NDU, Bayelsa state branch has suspended its four months old sit at home industrial action.

Zonal Coordinator ASUU Port Harcourt Zone, Professor Beke Sese and NDU ASUU branch chairman Dr Stanley Ogoun disclosed this today during a news conference …

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Dogara, Jubrin and other tales

Although Adams, a top-notch Federalist and deep-rooted political philosopher went on to become the first Vice President and later second President of the USA, succeeding the immortal George Washington, the 'burden' which comes with serving in the legislature as against the Executive branch was not lost on him throughout his …

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Fuel tanker ‎explodes on Benin-Auchi expressway

A fuel tanker has ‎exploded at Upper Mission junction along the Benin-Auchi expressway, in Edo State.

According to @Gidi_Traffic 'Over 4 houses have been gutted by fire at Upper Mission junction along the Benin-Auchi expressway after a tanker fire accident'

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Girl electrocuted after writing WASCE makes 2Bs, 6Cs

Deborah Faleke, the young girl electrocuted at Fagbenro Street, Alakuko, Lagos State on May 21, two weeks after she finished writing her WASCE examination, had two distinctions and six credits in the just-released results.

He said: "Deborah had two distinctions and six credits out of the nine subjects she sat …

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Two rape 27-year-old man in park

Police are hunting two men for raping a 27-year-old man in a park.

According o Metro UK, the man was attacked as he walked through Goffs Park in Crawley, Sussex, on Friday morning by the pair.

Police said that he was found at around 12.20pm by a passer by …

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