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  1. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Falana, Shittu, CACOL wants Mantu tried for poll rigging - Punch Ng

    Lawyers and human rights activities on Sunday expressed divergent views over whether a former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, could be prosecuted for confessing that he had on many occasions participated in the rigging of elections in the country in favour of the Peoples Democratic...
  2. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Covenant University Receives Patents For Dual Auto Engine And 7 Other Products - Nairaland News

    Six researchers at Covenant University have been granted patent rights for 8 products, with the Head, Product Development Cluster, Professor James Omoleye, being a sole recipient of one of the patent rights and a co-recipient of 4 others Professor Omoleye, a Professor of Chemical Engineering...
  3. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Osinbajo speaks on Nigeria moving out of challenges into prosperity under Buhari - Daily Post News

    The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has declared that Nigeria, under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, was already on the path of abundance and prosperity. He made this remark while noting that the country was already moving out of its challenges under Buhari. Click here to...
  4. Kayode Falayi

    Entertainment #BBNaija: Cee-C finally opens up on how she met Ebuka - Laila's News

    Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Cee-C has finally opened up on how she met the show host, Ebuka and how the meeting paved the way for her to be on the reality TV show. Earlier in the days of the show, there were rumours flying around on how the housemate was related to Ebuka’s wife. This she...
  5. Kayode Falayi

    Sports Dele double sparks Spurs delight as wait for Chelsea win ends - The Guardian News

    Dele Alli scored twice in four second-half minutes as Tottenham Hotspur beat Chelsea 3-1 on Sunday to end a 28-year wait for a Premier League win at Stamford Bridge. Defeat for the hosts all but ends Chelsea’s hopes of Champions League football next season as Spurs opened up an eight-point lead...
  6. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Happy Easter Message from President Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari - NTA News

    Fellow Compatriots, I am indeed delighted to join our Christian brothers and sisters to commemorate this year’s Easter celebration. We thank the Almighty God for granting us the opportunity to celebrate another Easter at a time of great promise and hope for our dear naton, despite the...
  7. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Mantu never rigged elections for us-PDP - Vanguard News

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed the advice by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to learn from former Senate President Senator Ibrahim Mantu’s claims on how he rigged elections for the party. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Sunday, said...
  8. Kayode Falayi

    Sports Chelsea vs Tottenham (LIVE UPDATES): Rumble In London - Premium Times

    The city of London will be agog as Chelsea and Tottenham battle for crucial points in the Super Sunday Premier League clash. With the EPL title already out of reach, Chelsea will look to keep pressure on Tottenham for fourth place when the sides return to Premier League action at Stamford...
  9. Kayode Falayi

    World Pope Easter message urges ‘end to Syria carnage’ - BBC News

    The Pope has called for an end to the "carnage" in Syria during his Easter message from the Vatican. He also asked God to heal the wounds in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and urged dialogue on the Korean peninsula. Click here to read more
  10. Kayode Falayi

    Sports Conte: Chelsea Deserves To Learn A Lesson From This Difficult Season - Breaking Times

    Chelsea deserve the season they are having and their struggles in the current campaign are down to the departure of experienced players over the past few years, manager Antonio Conte has said. A number of players who helped the club savour domestic and European success, including defenders John...
  11. Kayode Falayi

    World Russia Kemerovo fire: Aman Tuleyev quits as governor - BBC News

    The long-serving governor of the Russian region where a shopping mall fire left dozens of people dead has resigned. Aman Tuleyev said stepping aside from governing Kemerovo was "the right, conscious and only true decision" following the disaster. Click here to read more
  12. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Easter: As Christ is risen, Nigeria will also rise – Jonathan - Vanguard News

    Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Christians and all Nigerians to use this period of Eater to show love and tolerance for one another. Dr. Jonathan, who gave the statement in his Easter message, also said that as Jesus Christ has risen from the dead, marking the...
  13. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Kumuyi urges Christians in leadership to shun corruption - The Nation News

    Pastor William Kumuyi, the General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church on Sunday, urged Christians in leadership positions to shun corruption and act as exemplary leaders for others to follow. Kumuyi, who was represented by the church’s Camp Commandant, Pastor Andrew Umor, gave the...
  14. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Fayemi Declares for Ekiti Governorship - This Day News

    The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr kayode Fayemi, on Sunday became the 36th aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the governorship position in the July 14, 2018 gubernatorial poll in Ekiti State. The former governor, who was in the saddle between 2010...
  15. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Police debunks alleged plot to eliminate whistle blower - The Nation News

    The Zone 5 headquarters of the Nigerian Police Force, Benin, has debunked any plot to eliminate one Ovie Osiebe-Franklin, an alleged whistle blower, and one other Anodeh Brave. This is contained in a statement released by DSP Emeka Iheanacho, Zonal Police Public Relations Officer (ZPPRO), and...
  16. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Mantu: Why I confessed to rigging elections for PDP - Premium Times

    A former deputy senate president, Ibrahim Mantu, has revealed why he confessed to rigging elections for the former ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). During an interview on Channels Television, Mr Mantu, a former member of the PDP’s Board of Trustees, said he was actively involved in...
  17. Kayode Falayi

    World Court gives toughest sentence to slave owners in Mauritania - Linda Ikeji

    Two slave owners in Mauritania have been jailed in a country where slavery remains widespread but convictions rare. The sentences of 10 and 20 years are said to be the toughest-ever for the crime in the West African country. Slavery was outlawed in 1981 but 1% of the population are still...
  18. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Easter celebration:Ikpeazu urges Christians to pray for leaders - The Nation News

    Christians in Nigeria, on Sunday, joined their counterparts all over the world to observe Easter and its celebrations. Easter, the principal festival of the Christian church year, celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his Crucifixion. Click here to read more
  19. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Kidnapped Chief Imam freed - Premium Times News

    The Police Command in Kebbi State has confirmed the release of the Chief Imam of Senchi in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of the state, Mode Senchi. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Senchi was kidnapped by unknown men on March 18. Click here to read more
  20. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Boko Haram force girl suicide bombers to strike in Nigeria- The Sydney Morning Herald

    Four female suicide bombers in their teens have blown themselves up near Maiduguri in Nigeria's restive Borno state, killing one other person, police say. "Thirteen (other people) were injured and were taken to a hospital, where they are responding to treatment," Edet Okon, Borno's police...
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