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2019: Rep dismisses Kanu’s call for election boycott in South-East
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2019: Rep dismisses Kanu’s call for election boycott in South-East

[FILE PHOTO] IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu Rep Anayo Nnebe (PDP-Anambra), has dismissed the call by leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on the people of the South East to boycott the 2019 general elections. Nnebe, who represents Awka North/South Constituency in the House of Representatives, […]

Buhari’s Paris comments an insult to Nigeria, says Fani-Kayode
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Buhari’s Paris comments an insult to Nigeria, says Fani-Kayode

President Muhammadu Buhari delivers an address on “Illicit Financial Flows & Corruption: The Challenge of Global Governance”, at the opening ceremony of the Paris Peace Forum held at the Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris on Sunday, November 11, 2018. PHOTO: TWITTER/NIGERIAN PRESIDENCY A former Nigerian aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, […]

God, people, cornerstone of our policies, says Obaseki
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God, people, cornerstone of our policies, says Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki (left); his wife, Betsy, Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, and Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, receiving offerings at the 2018 Alaghodaro Thanksgiving Service at the Church of God Mission International (CGM) in Benin City…yesterday. • Supports fight against impunity, others • Pledges priority attention […]

Senate laments slow pace of work on Lagos-lbadan road, others
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Senate laments slow pace of work on Lagos-lbadan road, others

• Expressway for completion in 2021, says contractor The contractor handling the reconstruction of the Lagos-lbadan Express Way, Messrs Julius Berger Nigeria Limited yesterday disclosed that the project would be delivered in 2021. The Operations Manager of the company, Mr. Thank Olaf, gave the date while addressing members of the […]

PDP, others kick as ‘security agents storm Atiku’s plane’
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PDP, others kick as ‘security agents storm Atiku’s plane’

Atiku Abubakar of PDP • Buhari didn’t order operation, says presidency source • No one is above the law, aviation minister insists Security operatives allegedly swooped on a private jet conveying the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku yesterday. The aircraft, which touched down at Nnamdi […]

Low metering responsible for electricity estimated billing – NERC
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Low metering responsible for electricity estimated billing – NERC

A prepaid meter in one of Nigerian Home //Photo: Sustain Nigeria The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says the recurring complaints by its customers on estimated billing is due to low metering status in the sector. Dr Moses Arigu,the NERC Consumer Affairs Commissioner, made the remarks during the inauguration of […]

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Atiku Abubakar says he was searched at Abuja airport

Former Nigerian vice president and the presidential candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar said he and his staff were intimidated “by agents of the state” after arriving at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. “I arrived to Abuja this morning to a search by agents of the state, […]

Stop using sniper to preserve beans, Audu Ogbeh begs traders
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Stop using sniper to preserve beans, Audu Ogbeh begs traders

[FILE PHOTO] Audu Ogbeh. Photo: NAN The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Sunday expressed displeasure at the use of chemicals for food preservation and fruit ripening. Ogbeh said in an interview with journalists in Otukpo, Benue, that the act was detrimental to human health and […]

We need pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus stop, Ladipo traders beg Ambode
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We need pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus stop, Ladipo traders beg Ambode

[FILES] Ladipo Market PHOTOS: OSENI YUSUF, FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTI AND GABRIEL IKHAHON Traders at Ladipo Market in Lagos have appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to construct pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop to stop people from being knocked down while crossing Oshodi/Apapa Expressway. The traders spoke through the President-General of the […]

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Chinese news agency debuts news anchor powered by artificial intelligence

http://editor.guardian.ng/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/ea34ec613b2675954ee904f7111b477c09968ba0-1.mp4 China’s state-owned news agency Xinhua Saturday debuted a robotic news anchor that it said are powered by artificial intelligence at the fifth World Internet Conference. Made to look like a man, the news anchor was developed by Xinhua News Agency and Chinese search engine company Sogou.com. The news anchor […]

2019: Opposition insists government using SIPs to induce votes
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2019: Opposition insists government using SIPs to induce votes

Cross-section of traders waiting to be captured at the flag-off of TraderMoni empowerment programme at Ojuwoye market, Mushin, Lagos. Recently… PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN • We Don’t Demand PVC Numbers – Uwais • Call For Stoppage An Attack On Poor People • Request For PVC Details Criminal, Scandalous – Obadaiah • It’s […]

NAFDAC sensitises farmers against wrong application of agrochemicals
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NAFDAC sensitises farmers against wrong application of agrochemicals

Farmers The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has commenced nationwide training of its staff to sensitise farmers and grain merchants on the health implications of wrong application of agrochemicals. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, said this in a statement in Abuja […]