We knew nothing about INEC servers-EU observers

We knew nothing about INEC servers-EU observers

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The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) in Nigeria on Saturday said that it knew nothing about the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) server that was allegedly used to transmit results of the 2019 general elections. Briefing newsmen in Abuja on…

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

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Mr Zeffirelli directed movie stars including Elizabeth Taylor and opera greats such as Maria Callas Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli has died aged 96. The Florence native directed stars including Elizabeth Taylor in the 1967 film Taming of the Shrew and Dame…

Caster Semenya rejects Rabat Diamond League 800m invitation

Caster Semenya rejects Rabat Diamond League 800m invitation

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South Africa’s world’s 800 metre female champion, Semenya Caster Semenya has declined an invitation to race in the 800m at Sunday’s Diamond League Meeting in Rabat, Morocco. On Tuesday, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court suspended the IAAF’s new rules restricting testosterone levels in female…

Obiano lauds Anambra monarchs for supporting development projects

Obiano lauds Anambra monarchs for supporting development projects

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Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Achebe and Governor of Anambra State, Chief Obiano (right) at the seminar By Sunny A. David, Awka The Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Willie Obiano has commended the traditional rulers of Onitsha, Obosi and Ogbaru for their support…

Buhari urges UniAbuja graduants on skills for national dev’t

Buhari urges UniAbuja graduants on skills for national dev’t

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Nigeria’s President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the 4,946 University of Abuja graduands to use skills and knowledge acquired to transform the country and contribute their quota to national development. The President gave the advice on Saturday at the 23rd Convocation…

Open university law graduates write Buhari, bill to protest

Open university law graduates write Buhari, bill to protest

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Chairman, NOUN Law Graduates Forum Law graduates of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) have rejected in totality excuses for delaying their admission into the Nigerian Law School for training six months after President Muhammadu Buhari gave assent to NOUN (Amendment) Act….

Bauchi Govt. procures 6,000 tonnes of fertiliser for 2019 farming season

Bauchi Govt. procures 6,000 tonnes of fertiliser for 2019 farming season

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Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State The Bauchi State Government has procured over 6,000 tonnes of fertiliser and 3,000 sprayers for the 2019 farming season. Gov. Bala Mohammed of the state made this disclosure on Saturday in Katagum, headquarters of the Zaki…

Freedom Radio Sub-station, Dutse mourns ‘brilliant reporter’

Freedom Radio Sub-station, Dutse mourns ‘brilliant reporter’

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The Freedom Radio Sub-station, Dutse, Jigawa State, has lost one of its reporters, Malam Abdulkarim Darmanawa. Darmanawa died on Wednesday, June 12,  after a brief illness, according to a statement on Saturday by the Head of the Station, Malam Bashir Atuwa. “…

Onitsha chambers lauded NPA’s 10% discount on vessels berthing at eastern ports

Onitsha chambers lauded NPA’s 10% discount on vessels berthing at eastern ports

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By Sunny A. David, Onitsha The Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA) lauded the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for approving 10 per cent discount on vessels calling at the Eastern Ports. The First Deputy President of ONICCIMA, Mr. Chris…