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Diego Costa put Chelsea ahead after just 34 seconds at Goodison Park

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A brace from Diego Costa put Chelsea on course for a 6-3 win at Everton to make it three-for-three this season. Details soon

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Niger East senatorial bye-election: Police seal venue of APC mega rally

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Niger state police command, yesterday, sealed-off the Minna Polo ground venue of the scheduled mega rally  towards the  Niger East  senatorial bye-election  scheduled for today, Saturday, the 30th of August. Findings revealed that  the sealing off of the Polo ground by the Police  was allegedly  at the  instance of “order from above”. Speaking to our […]

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ECOWAS To Assist Member Countries Fight Ebola Virus

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Ministers of Health in ECOWAS have decided to mobilise and deploy human resource to assist Ebola virus affected countries.   This promise, coming at the end of their meeting in Accra, was made public in a statement signed by ECOWAS spokesperson, Mr Sunny Ugoh, in Abuja on Saturday.   The statement said the ministers expressed […]

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200,000 Corps Members Participate In Sanitation – NYSC DG

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Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi, Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Saturday, said 200, 000 corps members participated in the monthly sanitation programme across the country. Speaking at the inauguration of the programme in Akure, Olawumi said corps members would also be part of aggressive enlightenment of the entire populace on the dangers inherent in improper […]

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2015: Women seek equal participation

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Young Women for Global Peace and Rural Development, YWGPARD, has appealed to the federal government to grant women equal participation in the February 2015 election. The women group made the appeal at a lecture/sensitisation programme among women, held in Abuja.  The group said that although women are presently involved in governance compared to time past, […]

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FG wades into Kogi, Anambra bloody clashes

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Federal Government yesterday waded into the bloody clashes that have left scores of people dead in Anambra and Kogi State border communities over oil deposits. Indigenes of two boundary communities of Aguleri in Anambra East Local Government Area and Echeme/Odeke in Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi State have been at loggerheads since 2012 when […]

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Four Yemen soldiers, 10 Qaeda suspects die in barracks attack

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A double overnight attack, one a suicide car bombing, by Al Qaeda suspects on a barracks in southeast Yemen killed four soldiers and 10 insurgents dead, a military official told AFP Saturday. The suicide car driver rammed his booby-trapped vehicle into the perimeter wall of the barracks at Qatan in restive Hadramawt province while insurgents […]

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2015: Group collects 700,000 signatures for President Jonathan

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Delta State Chapter of the Nigeria Interest Group, NIG, has collected over 700,000 signatures for President Goodluck Jonathan, in support of his re-election bid in 2015 in the oil-rich state. This was made known in a statement written and signed by the Interim Chairman of the group, Pastor Edewor Egedegbe, made available to Nigerian Pilot […]

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FG launches national guidelines on youth-friendly services

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Federal Government has officially launched national guidelines on the promotion of access of young people to adolescent and youth- friendly services in the Primary Health Care facilities in the country.  The document is designed to provide programme planners, implementers and health managers at the various levels with strategic considerations and broad guidance for actions needed […]

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FG reinstates resident doctors

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The Federal Government yesterday announced that it has lifted the suspension of Residency Training Programme in all federal hospitals and also reinstated all resident doctors that were disengaged as a result of the suspension. Government said that this takes effect from Thursday, 28th of August, 2014, while the ongoing appraisal of the programme continues. In […]

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