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Daily Archives: March 15, 2018

Electoral Act Amendment: Don cautions NASS against `over legislation’

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Prof. Abdulwahab Egbewole, former Dean of Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin says the National Assembly has not done anything beyond its constitutional power by amending the Electoral Act. The law professor, however, cautioned the federal lawmakers against what he called “over legislation”. Egbewole made the remarks in Ilorin on Thursday while interacting with newsmen on the controversy surrounding the ...

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COSON sues Young Shall Grow Motors, wants N105m for alleged copyright infringement Royalties

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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday fixed March 19 for continuation of trial of alleged copyright infringement by Young Shall Grow Motors Ltd. The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) had taken the company to court to challenge an alleged copyright infringement as guaranteed by the Copyright Act, Cap 28, Laws of the Federation, 2004. COSON is seeking declarative ...

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Rapper Olamide `Baddo’ launches new TV Channel

Rapper Olamide `Baddo’ launches new TV Channel

Rapper Olamide Adedeji a.ka. ‘Baddo,’ on Thursday, announced the launch of his Television Channel, `Voice Of The Streets (VOTS)’. The launch date incidentally is the Science student crooner’s birthday and he described the station as “a birthday gift to myself.’’ He further dedicated the station to his family, especially his late mother who passed away recently, his son and his ...

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Buhari’s visit renewed our hopes – Dapchi parents

Buhari’s visit renewed our hopes – Dapchi parents

Some parents of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Dapchi had given them more assurance of rescuing the girls safely. Malam Bashir Manzo, Chairman of the Abducted Girls Parents Association, in Dapchi that the visit was a true sympathy full of assurances to the parents. “We have listened attentively to the president and have ...

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Nigeria retain 52nd position in latest FIFA rankings

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Nigeria retained her previous 52nd position in the world and seventh in Africa in the March FIFA/Coca Cola World rankings released on Thursday. Nigeria had 609 points, two points below Cameroon that is 51st in the world. The top five is unaltered, with Germany still on top, while Poland that will be up against the Super Eagles in a friendly ...

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Nigeria is 5th happiest country in Africa, 91st in World

Nigeria is 5th happiest country in Africa, 91st in World

Nigeria has been ranked the 91 happiest nation of the world, and fifth in Africa in the 2018 World Happiness Report. The survey was released on Wednesday by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) as part of the UN World Happiness Day- March 20. SDSN is part of the UN’s response to the outcome of the UN Conference on Sustainable ...

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Anti-Open Grazing Law: Benue to auction confiscated livestock

Anti-Open Grazing Law: Benue to auction confiscated livestock

The Benue Government has directed its Ministry of Finance to appoint a registered Auctioneer to auction livestock confiscated in violation of the state Anti-Open Grazing Law 2017. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Lawrence Onoja, disclosed this while briefing newsmen after the state Executive Council meeting on Thursday in Makurdi. Onoja said the livestock was confiscated from some cattle owners in ...

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