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    OPINION: Winds Against The Anti-graft War – By Mahmud Faskari

    Since the return of democracy in 1999 and the establishment of two anti-corruption bodies (the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission) to rid the country of institutionalised corruption, interests of various forms and influences from diverse sources have thwarted the fight against graft...

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    Aiteo Cup: We Were Unlucky Against Akwa United – Tornadoes

    Niger Tornadoes winger, Wilfred Angel Ammeh, believes his side were unlucky to have been beaten by Akwa United during Sunday night’s Aiteo Cup final. . The Ikon Allah Boys were beaten 2-3 on penalties after full time score stood goalless in Sunday’s Aiteo Cup final at the Agege Township Stadium, Lagos. Ammeh...

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    Adebutu Redeems Pledge To Eagles

    Billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Sir Kensington Adebukunola Adebutu has redeemed his pledge to hand the Super Eagles the sum of N50 million for being the first African team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. Sir Adebutu, who also sponsors a teenage women’s tournament, delivered the cheque for the amount...

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    Ballon d’Or: Ronaldo Is Ahead of Messi, Neymar – Totti

    Italian Legend, Francesco Totti has given his opinion on the FIFA Best Player awards and believes it will be another joyous night for Cristiano Ronaldo. He said the Real Madrid star deserves to win the award ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain ace, Neymar. The Roma and Italy great described...

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    Nigeria Prepares For Commercialisation Of BT Cowpea, Cotton

    By Nkechi Isaac, Abuja – The National Agriculture Seed Council (NASC) has commenced sensitisation of Nigerian seed companies in preparation for the commercialisation of Genetically Modified Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cowpea and cotton by 2018. A sensitisation workshop organised in partnership with an association that represents private seed companies in Africa, the African...

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    Taraba’s Energy Potential And Multiplier Effects

    By Hassan Mijinyawa – Aptly christened ‘Nature’s Gift to the Nation’, Taraba State is a wonder in resources. Yet they are so massive that government at state and federal levels get overwhelmed to tap them for the overall development of the state and the nation. Inundated by numerous water bodies, Taraba is...

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    Kaduna Internal Revenue Service And Benefits Of Reforms

    By Emmanuel Ado – In the next few weeks, the annual ritual of budget presentations by the federal government and sub – national governments would commence and Kaduna State from every indication will be  the first to present its budget. Kaduna State has undoubtedly given a good account of itself. The federal...

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    FCTA Staff Assaults Female Colleague Over Union Issues

    By Tarkaa David, Abuja – A level 12 officer of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Mr Nnachi Okafor, has allegedly assaulted a female superior staff of the administration over disagreement relating to union matters. The victim, Mrs Josie Mudasiru, who is a level 14 officer of the administration was slapped twice and...

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    FG Confirms 3 Cases Of Monkey Pox

    BY DOYIN OJOSIPE, Abuja – The federal government yesterday said only three were confirmed as cases of Monkey Pox out of the 12 suspected cases reported in Bayelsa State. Briefing newsmen in Abuja, the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole said while 21 suspected cases were sent to the World Health Organisation’s...

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    Court Orders FG To Serve Criminal Charges On Senator Misau

    By Kunle Olasanmi, Abuja – The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, yesterday, ordered the Federal Government to serve on the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau, the criminal charges it preferred against him. Last week, the federal government preferred a five-count charge on...

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