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The Guardian wins .ng award for the best print media website

The Guardian has emerged as the print media house with the best news website at the 2017 Nigerian Internet Registration .ng media award. The media house was also adjudged the ‘most supporting media partner’ by the award organisers. This is the second time in as many years that The Guardian would be recognised at the awards, which celebrates “achievements and …

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Sudan, Nigeria agree to join forces to fight terrorism

April 24, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s Defence Minister Awad Ibn Ouf and his visiting Nigeria counterpart Mansur Mohammed Dan-Ali Monday have discussed issues of common concern between the two countries. Following the meeting, Ibn Ouf told reporters they agreed to promote cooperation and coordination between the two countries in all fields particularly ways to combat terrorism, pointing to Nigeria’s great …

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Osinbajo’s panel again quizzes NIA DG

Suspended Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director-General, Ayo Oke being shielded by his body guard from cameras shortly after his suspension from office by President Buhari at the State House, Abuja…yesterday. PHOTOS: PHILIP OJISUA The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led Presidential Investigative Panel on Monday again interrogated the suspended Director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke. Oke was suspended …

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‎Presidency disowns CSO over expulsion of Punch reporter from Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari The Presidency has distanced itself from the sudden expulsion of a Punch reporter from the presidential villa on Monday on the orders of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to President Mohammadu Buhari, Mr Bashir Abubakar. In a swift reaction following the CSO’S action, Special Adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina said that his office was not …

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Beach Soccer World Cup: Ibenegbu Expects Tough Italy Test

   By Izuchukwu Okosi: Nigeria Super Sand Eagles star Bartholomew Igbenegbu believes the side’s first game at the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup against Italy will not be an easy contest but is confident the team will defeat the Europeans, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Nigeria begin their campaign with a match against Italy at the National Beach Soccer Arena, Nassau on Thursday. …

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Moses: Kante’s PFA Award Well Deserved

  By James Agberebi: Nigeria forward Victor Moses has congratulated his Chelsea teammate N’Golo Kante who was voted Professional Football Association Players’ Player of the Year on Sunday. Kante, 26, beat Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez in the vote by his fellow players. Moses expressed his delight playing alongside the diminutive French midfielder.There have been …

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BIAFRA: IPOB FAMILIES RAPIDLY EXPANDING IN IGWEOCHA AS THEY INAUGURATE ANOTHER ZONE-OBIGBO ZONE 7

BIAFRA: IPOB FAMILIES RAPIDLY EXPANDING IN IGWEOCHA AS THEY INAUGURATE ANOTHER ZONE-OBIGBO ZONE 7 • On the scene, State visiting leader and elders, prayed traditionally for the restoration of Biafra. Maxwell Chuks Reporting for Family Writers The quest for Biafra is seriously taking new dimensions, different strategies and steps as the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) who are determined to …

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Babangida: NSCDC deploys 95 security personnel to court

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday deployed 95 personnel to beef up security at Minna High Court as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) looked set to arraign former Gov. Babangida Aliyu on Tuesday. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday deployed 95 personnel to beef up security at Minna High Court as …

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Woman who attempted suicide over debt arraigned in Lagos

The accused, who was arraigned on a charge of attempting to commit suicide, pleaded not guilty. A 51-year-old textile dealer at Balogun Market, Titilayo Momoh, who attempted to jump into the lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos, was on Monday hauled up before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused, who was arraigned on a charge of attempting …

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FG to procure 20 aircraft for aviation college

The Federal Government is to procure 20 aircraft to make Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria a centre of excellence, Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, has said. The Federal Government is to procure 20 aircraft to make Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria a centre of excellence, Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, …

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