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Ned Nwoko’s proposal for creation of Anioma State divides Delta North

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Delta North senatorial district is singing different tunes over a proposal by Senator Ned Nwoko, representing the district at the National Assembly, on the creation of Anioma State. During an interactive session with indigenes of the…

Semi-finalists emerge in women’s President Federation Cup

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Semi-finalists have emerged in the women’s President Federation Cup, DAILY POST reports. Rivers United confirmed their place in the last four following a 5-0 thumping of Osun Babes at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu, on Wednesday. Abuja…

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‘Aisha Yesufu incurably bitter, toxic’ – Onanuga

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President Bola Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga, said on Wednesday that frontline activist, Aisha Yesufu is bitter and toxic over the outcome of the 2023 presidential election. Onanuga said Yesufu is…

Obaseki orders police to fish out killers of 22-year-old UNIBEN graduate

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The Edo State Government has given seven days to the State Police Command to fish out the killers of 22-year-old Miss Adekolure Idowu Glory, a recent graduate of the University of Benin, UNIBEN. DAILY POST reports that Adekolure was…

Osimhen not banned from Super Eagles – NFF

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The Nigeria Football Federation has denied reports it has banned Napoli forward Victor Osimhen from playing for the Super Eagles. Osimhen’s ban from the national team was reported in some online publications on Wednesday. NFF General…

Olubadan: Makinde approves nomination of Olakulehin

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of Owolabi Akinloye Olakulehin as the 43rd Olubadan of Ibadanland. The governor made this declaration via a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday, in Ibadan,…

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Atiku meets IBB, Abdulsalami Abubakar [PHOTOS]

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The 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday visited ex-military Head of State Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. Atiku also visited another former military Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar.…

Court sentences man to life imprisonment for raping minor In Ekiti

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A High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, has sentenced Ayegbusi Ojo to life imprisonment over the rape of a minor. Justice J.O. Adeyeye on Wednesday convicted and sentenced Ojo on a lone count offence of rape of a 15-year-old girl.…

Euro 2024: ‘One of the best’ – Jack Grealish hails German star

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Manchester City midfielder Jack Grealish has hailed Germany star Ilkay Gundogan after the Barcelona midfielder dazzled in his country’s 2-0 win against Hungary at Euro 2024. Germany qualified for the last 16 of the tournament after making…

Fans played crucial role in title success — Rangers captain Nwaodu

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Rangers captain Chukwudi Nwodu has revealed that the club’s supporters played a key role in their title success. Nwodu said that the fans stood by the team throughout the difficult times of the season. He added that the team’s return to…

Bilateral trade between Philippines, Nigeria surpasses $100m – Ambassador Mellejor

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The Philippine ambassador to Nigeria, Meresole Mellejor, said bilateral trade between Nigeria and his country has surpassed more than a hundred million US dollars in the last few years. Mellejor disclosed this in his remarks on the 126th…

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‘My idol is Cristiano Ronaldo’ – Arsenal star Martinelli

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Gabriel Martinelli of Brazil and Arsenal has named Cristiano Ronaldo his idol. Martinelli said that he had followed Cristiano Ronaldo’s game as a child, right from the legendary forward’s time at Real Madrid. Martinelli joined Arsenal for…

Maduka University launches Entrepreneurship Centre to equip students with essential skills

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Maduka University has declared open its Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hub (EIH) as part of the bid to becoming a leading entrepreneurship university, innovation and resource centre dedicated to supporting business in the South East and…

Residents butcher whale washed ashore Bayelsa beach

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Residents of Okpoama kingdom in Brass Island, Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, butchered a giant fish suspected to be a whale found washed ashore on the Okpoama beach area of the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday morning. DAILY POST…

NPFL: Sunshine Stars beat Doma United, escape relegation

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Sunshine Stars maintained their top-flight status after a 1-0 win at Doma United on Wednesday. Yusuf Ibrahim scored the winning goal for the Owena Waves seven minutes before the break. Sunshine Stars moved to 10th position on the Nigeria…

Fabio Capello names his greatest player of all time

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Former Real Madrid manager Fabio Capello has given his opinion on who the greatest player of all time is. The Italian picked the best from among the players he managed. Capello managed some of the finest players of the 20th century during…

Euro 2024: Germany become first team to qualify for Round of 16

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Germany have become the first country to qualify for the Round of 16 at Euro 2024. This follows their 2-0 win over Hungary in Wednesday’s second fixture. Jamal Musiala opened the scoring in the first half, while captain Ilkay Gundogan…

PDP, LP supporters decamp to APC in Benue

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Thousands of party supporters from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and other political parties in Benue State have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. This took place in Sankera, Kwande and Ushongo local government…

Naira’s depreciation against dollar continues at FX market

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The naira depreciated slightly against the dollar at the official foreign exchange market after the Eid el-Kabir holiday. FMDQ data showed that the naira weakened to N1,483.02 against the dollar on Wednesday from N1,482.72 traded last…

Edo Guber: Ogbeide-Ihama’s alleged expulsion divides Oredo PDP

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The leadership of the Oredo Local Government chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is divided over the expulsion of a former House of Representatives member, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama. DAILY POST reported that the Ward 2 chairman of…

FG announces plan to send first Nigerian to space

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The Nigerian Government has announced that it is sending its first citizen into space. The Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, Mathew Adepoju, made this known at a press conference in Abuja on…

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Buhari commiserates with Saraki over mother’s death

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Former President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with ex-Senate President Bukola Saraki over the death of his mother, Florence. Buhari described Florence as a strong pillar of the Saraki dynasty. In a statement by his spokesman, Garba…

MAPOLY SUG disrupts exams, accuses school management of incompetence

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The Student Union Government, SUG, of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta , Ogun State, on Wednesday halted the the first semester exams for the 2023/2024 academic year. The SUG leaders, in a video seen by our correspondent, blocked…

Euro 2024: I support him – Capello picks player to win Golden Boot

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Former England manager, Fabio Capello, has tipped captain Harry Kane to win the Golden Boot at the ongoing Euro 2024. The Italian said he supports the Three Lions at the ongoing European Championship. Kane failed to score in England’s…

NSCDC arrests Chinese national over illegal mining activities in Abia

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Abia State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) under the leadership of Commandant UI Alfadarai has arrested a Chinese national and one other person in Umunneochi LGA over allegations of operating a quarry on a…

Abakaliki building collapse: All victims safe – Ebonyi Govt, Police

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The Ebonyi State Government and the Police have confirmed that all victims of the collapsed building incident which occurred in Abakaliki, the state capital on Tuesday, are safe. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the three-storey…

Nigerian Govt to establish military base in Sabon Birmi, Sokoto

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The Nigerian Government and Sokoto State Government have agreed to come together in the war against terrorism in the state. Both governments have declared a joint effort to tackle the security challenges bedeviling the state. The deputy…

Terrorism trial: Court orders Nigerian Govt, Nnamdi Kanu, to explore political solution

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The Abuja Federal High Court on Wednesday directed the Attorney General of the Federation, Lateef Fagbemi and Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to explore political solution and reconciliation in the ongoing…

Paris 2024: Super Falcons group foes Japan to face Ghana in friendly

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Nigeria’s group opponents in the 2024 Olympic Games, Japan, will come up against Ghana in a friendly next month. The friendly is slated for the Kanazawa Stadium on Saturday, July 13. Japan will use the friendly to prepare for the game with…

FRSC to enlist Oba of Benin, Edo Govt, transporters in campaign against accidents

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Edo State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said it plans to enlist the support of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, and the Edo State Government in its campaign to reduce the incidences of road crashes in the State.…