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Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Julius Berger to work at night

Samuel Awoyinfa

Following extensive gridlock usually experienced by motorists and travellers on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway due to ongoing repair of the road by Julius Berger, the Ogun State government has directed the contractor not to work during rush hour.

The directive signed and issued on Saturday by the Secretary to the …

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N108bn fraud: EFCC to seize Akpabio’s properties

In March 2013, he was accused of giving N1m each to six chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party from the South-South geopolitical zone that had converged on Port Harcourt for a party reconciliation session, telling them to use the money to "buy Mr Biggs."

The Justice Ntong Ntong-led court on …

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Women make passes at me – EmmaOhMaGod

Before now, the OAP whose proposal video went viral had kept details of his approaching wedding close to his chest.

Speaking with Sunday Scoop, Emma who is a graduate of Covenant University, Ota, responded to enquiries from some social media fans who feel he is too young to get married …

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Pistorius hospitalised after fall in prison

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has returned to his prison cell in South Africa's capital after being treated at hospital for injuries sustained in a fall, prison officials told AFP Sunday.

He added that the double-amputee Paralympian was again in the medical wing of the Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria …

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Unpaid salaries: 1,005 Kwara pensioners die

Akanbi, in an interview with our correspondent in Ilorin, the state capital, said the victims, who cut across the 16 local government councils of the state, died as a result of their inability to get adequate health care attention.

Kasum also called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to …

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What we know about Boko Haram’s new leader, Abu Musab al-Barnawi

'Cheap propaganda'

"The Nigerian government has described as cheap propaganda the report that ISIS has appointed a new leader for Boko Haram, saying it is too late to employ such tactics to revive the defeated Nigerian terrorist organization," a statement released by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said in …

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Ooni emerges Rotary Ambassador to Nigeria

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has been decorated by Rotary International District 9110 as the Rotary Ambassador to Nigeria just as Pat Ikheloa was installed as District Governor for 2016-2017.

The event, which took place at the Shell Hall of Muson Centre, Lagos, was witnessed …

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