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Trump adviser questions Abbas desire for peace with Israel
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Trump adviser questions Abbas desire for peace with Israel

Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas. PHOTO: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP US President Donald Trump’s adviser Jared Kushner on Sunday questioned the ability and willingness of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to make concessions for a peace agreement with Israel. Kushner’s remarks, made in a rare interview with Palestinian newspaper Al Quds, […]

Turkey’s Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test
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Turkey’s Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures to supporters as he addresses a campaign rally in Istanbul on June 23, 2018, one day before presidential and parliamentary elections. Turkey is preparing for tight presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24, while many analysts say the incumbent President wants a major foreign […]

As Facebook ages, teens look elsewhere to connect
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As Facebook ages, teens look elsewhere to connect

AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL Manon, 17, has a Facebook account but to connect with her friends she turns to other social networks like Instagram or Snapchat. “I don’t use it to post status updates or personal information,” the San Francisco teen says. Manon maintains her Facebook account to be […]

These Four Nigerian Women Are #RaisingTheBar In Engineering
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These Four Nigerian Women Are #RaisingTheBar In Engineering

The science of engineering has been responsible for a large amount of development in our lives today. We now live easier lives in better homes using better means of transportation, to name a few developments. Every year, on the 23rd of June, the world celebrates women in Engineering. Although engineering […]

Sickle cell foundation lauds Lagos on N200m support
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Sickle cell foundation lauds Lagos on N200m support

Governor Ambode. Photo: Twitter/AkinwunmiAmbode In commemoration of the 2018 World Sickle Cell Day, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Nigeria has lauded the Lagos State government for donating N200m for the establishment of a bone marrow transplant unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).   The foundation’s Chief Executive Officer […]

Respect of human rights by troops is sacrosanct, says commander 
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Respect of human rights by troops is sacrosanct, says commander 

Nigerian Army The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, yesterday, said respect for human rights and protection of civilians by troops in theatre of war was sacrosanct. Nicholas reiterated the position of Nigerian Army at the weekend, when Senior Human Rights Adviser of the United Nations System, […]

Islamic scholar urges Northerners to embrace immunisation
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Islamic scholar urges Northerners to embrace immunisation

Polio immunisation An Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar Gumi, has called on Muslims to accept polio vaccination and other routine immunisation for their children’s wellbeing.   Speaking at Journalists’ Initiative on Immunisation Against Polio (JAP) Kaduna State chapter event, Gumi assured parents that vaccines for polio and other routine immunisation were […]

Aspirant urges politicians to stop dividing indigenes along religious, tribal lines
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Aspirant urges politicians to stop dividing indigenes along religious, tribal lines

Aliyu Umar Babangida A governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Aliyu Umar, yesterday said in Jalingo that politicians in Taraba State should desist from dividing the people along religious and ethnic lines for the state to actualise its dreams. He said: “Peace and unity have been swept […]

NAPTIP, JCI take fight against child labour, trafficking to schools
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NAPTIP, JCI take fight against child labour, trafficking to schools

Adeniyi Balogun, President JCI Nigeria The Junior Chamber International (JCI) in partnership with the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), yesterday organised a school debate to create awareness on the dangers of child-labour and human-trafficking. National President of JCI Nigeria, Rasheed Balogun, said the discuss, tagged: ‘GWO […]

Stakeholders urge Lagos to invest in education
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Stakeholders urge Lagos to invest in education

Governor Ambode. Photo: Twitter/AkinwunmiAmbode Concerned stakeholders in the basic education sub-sector in Lagos State have urged the state government to invest more in basic education, by way of intervention to improve the overall educational outcomes in the state. The group, comprising parents and guardians, retired civil servants, members of School […]

Aregbesola lauds Omoluabi mortgage bank’s prowess
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Aregbesola lauds Omoluabi mortgage bank’s prowess

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Governor State of Osun. Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has lauded the managerial prowess of the Board and Management of Omoluabi Mortgage Bank Plc., for recording astronomical growth across all lines in the 2017 financial year.   The governor described the performance in the year under […]

NCC educates consumers on unwholesome practices
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NCC educates consumers on unwholesome practices

NCC Boss, Umar Garba Danbatta The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reaffirmed its commitment to educating and protecting consumers from unwholesome practices by service providers.   Deputy Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau of the commission, Alhaji Ismail Adedigba, who stated this during the 39th edition of the Consumer Townhall Meeting (CTM) […]

British High Commissioner seeks investment in girl education 
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British High Commissioner seeks investment in girl education 

British High Commissioner, Paul Arkwright The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Paul Awkright has warned that lack of investment in girl-child education will hinder the country’s development. Awkright said this, when he accompanied Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to commission Government Girls’ Secondary School, Rumuokwuta, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, […]

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Shiites say police, thugs responsible for Mopol’s death

The Shiites, under the auspices of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has distanced itself from the killing of a mobile police officer in Kaduna on Thursday, saying the police and some hired thugs were responsible for the act.  The movement, at a press conference organised in Kaduna, yesterday, said allegations levied against its members protesting for the […]

IPOB, WIC demand immediate release of Sen. Abaribe
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IPOB, WIC demand immediate release of Sen. Abaribe

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said, yesterday, that the Senator representing Abia South, Enyinnaya Abaribe was arrested and detained by operatives of the State Security Services (DSS) over his alleged link with the group. It stated that the operatives spent Friday night and yesterday morning at […]

2019 Polls: INEC extends invitation to foreign media
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2019 Polls: INEC extends invitation to foreign media

Yakubu, INEC Boss The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended an invitation to international and national media organisations wishing to broadcast its activities live, in the build-up to the 2019 general elections. The Commission has begun refurbishing its Media Centre, including two editorial suites for the convenience of media […]

Ekiti 2018: Ooni preaches against rigging, violence
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Ekiti 2018: Ooni preaches against rigging, violence

Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi has cautioned politicians against misuse of political power with intent to manipulate the July 14 governorship election. The monarch said the election should not be conducted under the
atmosphere of war, adding Yoruba should resist attempt […]