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Ronaldo double seals historic Champions League triumph over Juventus

Ronaldo double seals historic Champions League triumph over Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid defeated 10-man Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff to retain their Champions League crown. Madrid became the first team in the Champions League era to successfully defend the trophy with their sixth triumph in the competition – and 12th when you include it in its former guise of the European Cup – three of those ...

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Photos: Nigerian Singer, Dammy Krane Faces 15-year Jail Term Over Fraud | Davido Reacts To Dammy Krane’s Arrest In The US For Theft

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Nigeria might be without talented singer, Dammy Krane for about 15 years as he faces prosecution for financial crimes in the United States of America. Nigerian singer, Oyindamola Emmanuel popularly known as Dammy Krane has landed in hot soup on foreign soil after being accused of fraud in Miami, Florida – United States of America. He was arrested by security ...

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NAFDAC waives 50% on registration fee of SMEs

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The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has waived 50 per cent on registration fee for locally manufactured products to promote Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs). The NAFDAC spokesperson, Dr Abubakar Jimoh, told newsmen in Abuja on Friday that the measure would go a long way to promote economic development. Jimoh explained that it ...

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Alert: Outbreak of birdflu in Abuja, Kaduna, 5 other states – FG warns

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The Federal Government on Friday alerted the public to the outbreak of Avian Influenza or Birdflu in the FCT and seven states of the country. Dr Gideon Mshelbwala, the Director of Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development raised the alert at a meeting with state Commissioners of Agriculture in Abuja on Friday. Mshelbwala listed ...

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Ecological fund: Jonathan blasts El-Rufai, says every state benefited

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The last may not have been heard of the disbursement of Ecological Fund in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, as the ex-President berated Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai for accusing him of denying the 19 Northern states access to the fund. Jonathan, who was irked by an interim report, submitted by an 11-man Committee headed by El-Rufai said ...

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Disregard coup rumours, Northern Governors tell Nigerians

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The Chairman of Northern Nigeria Governors Forum, NNGF, and governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, yesterday, called on Nigerians to disregard the rumours of a likely military coup in the country. Shettima, who stated this after the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Profuturo, NNGF and the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, in Abuja said there would not ...

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How Iheanacho rescued Nigeria from Corsica defeat

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It took an 80th minute strike from the spot by Kelechi Iheanacho to rescue the Super Eagles from defeat to a less fancied Corsica side Both teams had to rely on strikes from the spot as the attack lines of both teams failed to deliver on the night. Host, Corsica took the initiative when debutant, Tryonne Ebuehi, handled the ball ...

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Removal of Chaplain: Ambode relocates 50th thanksgiving service to State House

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Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, yesterday, directed that tomorrow’s thanksgiving service for the state’s 50th anniversary and second year anniversary of his administration be moved from the Chapel of Christ the Light to the Banquet Hall of Lagos House, Alausa. The directive may not be unconnected to the outrage trailing the removal of the Presiding Chaplain of Chapel of ...

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Photos: Nigeria Customs, Ogun Command intercepts smuggled goods worth over N37m

Photos: Nigeria Customs, Ogun Command intercepts smuggled goods worth over N37m

The Officers and Men of Nigeria Customs Service Ogun Command on the 17th May, 2017, intercepted smuggled goods with Duty Paid Value of N37, 246, 847.00. The smuggled goods are: 721 cartons of imported Croaker fish loaded in two (2) J5 buses with registration numbers AKD 674 XU and KJA 635 XU respectively.  483 bags of 50kg smuggled foreign rice intercepted ...

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‎Young lady commits suicide in Ajuwon Lagos by drinking Sniper insecticide

‎Young lady commits suicide in Ajuwon Lagos by drinking Sniper insecticide

                                                                                                    Tragedy struck in the Ajuwon area of Lagos State on ...

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21-year-old son of NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru collapses, dies while hiking in Dubai, has been buried

21-year-old son of NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru collapses, dies while hiking in Dubai, has been buried

                                                                    The son of the Group Mnaging Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Dr. Maikanti Baru has passed away. The 21-year-old Mohammed Kawu Baru, ...

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Acting president Yemi Osinbajo orders resumption of 24 hour operations at Apapa port

Acting president Yemi Osinbajo orders resumption of 24 hour operations at Apapa port

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has directed the resumption of 24-hour operations at the Apapa port and outrightly banned touting by officials or unofficial persons at any port; be it air, land and sea ports in Nigeria. Prof. Osinbajo had on Thursday signed three Executive Orders dealing with the business environment, local content in public procurement and timely budget submission. ...

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90 Nigerians deported from South Africa

90 Nigerians deported from South Africa

                                                                                    The South African government have deported 90 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences. The deported Nigerians who are all ...

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Indian villagers flock to worship goat born with one eye

Indian villagers flock to worship goat born with one eye

Villagers in Assam, India were astounded on 10 May when a goat gave birth to a one-eyed offspring. At the time, vets predicted that the blind goat, which  also has only one ear, would die within a few days but it is still going strong and large numbers of people have been visiting the village to see the goat. Villagers ...

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We are working hard with NNPC to retain the N145 petrol pump price – Minister of state for Petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu says

We are working hard with NNPC to retain the N145 petrol pump price - Minister of state for Petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu says

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, says despite the challenges in the petroleum industry globally, the Federal government in conjunction with the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is working tirelessly to ensure that the pump price of petrol does not exceed the current N145 per liter. Kachikwu said this in his keynote address delivered on his behalf by ...

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“I am satisfied that she is dead and I don’t regret killing her” Ghanaian man who butchered his ex-fiance allegedly says

“I am satisfied that she is dead and I don’t regret killing her" Ghanaian man who butchered his ex-fiance allegedly says

The Ghanaian man who butchered his ex fiancée has been identified as Rex Kpanor, a cleaner at the Cardiothoracic center, Korle-Bu Teaching hospital, Ghana. His victim, Christiana Ohenewa Anim, a mother of three, was allegedly butchered by him after they had a misunderstanding.  Speaking to Daily Guide, the Chief Superintendent, La District Police Commander, Oduro Anning said that on May ...

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Photo: Man nabbed in Delta State for duping people with false promise of ‘oil company’ jobs

Photo: Man nabbed in Delta State for duping people with false promise of 'oil company' jobs

One Tony Tuoyo was apprehended by members of Vigilante group in Sapele for allegedly duping a group of people with promise to give them jobs at oil firms. According to Sapele Oghenek, the suspect collected the sum of N45,000 from each of the applicants. However, luck ran out on him when he returned to collect the balance of N10,000.   ...

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Graphic: PDP Ward Chairman brutally murdered in Delta State

Graphic: PDP Ward Chairman brutally murdered in Delta State

Pa Agabi Egagifo was found murdered in Mereje Town, Okpe Local Government Area  of Delta State on Tuesday, May 16th. According to reports, Evangelist Egagifo who moved into his new building six months ago, was hacked to death with a cutlass. Egagifo was until his death the Ward 7 Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Mereje Town. The ...

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Photos: Suicide bomber kills two Nigerian soldiers in Borno

Photos: Suicide bomber kills two Nigerian soldiers in Borno

Two soldiers have lost their lives after a female suicide bomber attacked a military camp located behind the Internally Displaced People’s Camp in Mashimari town of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, yesterday May 17th. The attack took place at about 7.30pm last night. The suicide bomber detonated the bomb that was strapped around her body. The remains of ...

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E.U. slams Facebook with $122 Million fine over misleading information

E.U. slams Facebook with $122 Million fine over misleading information

                                                                  Today, the European Commission (EU) slammed Facebook with $122 million fine for misleading information about its $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp in 2014. According to the EU, ...

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