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News: Read today’s newspaper headlines [Wednesday, August 31, 2016]

Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Nation, The Punch, The Guardian, Business Day and Vanguard. Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Punch, Vanguard, The Guardian and more. For today, August 31 2016: THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER N2.2tr oil loans upset banks Nigerian banks ...

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News: In Kwara ‘Provide palliative for dying patients’ – Medical expert tells FG

According to her, palliative care is a resource for everyone living with a serious illness such as cancer, heart failure, dementia, and AIDS among others. An Ilorin-based medical practitioner, Dr Grace Oladuni, has urged the Federal Government to establish palliative healthcare centres across the country for terminally ill patients. Oladuni, who made the plea in an interview with the News ...

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News: In Lagos Lawmakers approves dismissal of LASTMA officer over extortion

Contributing, the House Deputy Chief Whip, Mr Omotayo Oduntan said that motorists dreaded LASTMA officers so much in the state. Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday approved dismissal of an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr Onipede Olusegun, from service over alleged extortion. This followed the adoption of recommendation of the House committee which investigated ...

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News: Goodluck Jonathan ‘Ex-President told Anenih to transfer N100M to me,’ Falae says

Falae is being investigated for money laundering by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after he was accused of benefitting from the arms deal fraud. Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae has said that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Tony Anenih transferred N100 million to him on the orders of former president, ...

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News: Ibrahim Idris Police denies fraud allegations against IG

Another senior officer also said the auctioning of vehicles is not under the control of the IG. The Nigerian Police has debunked allegations levelled against the Inspector General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris. There were reports that the IG had auctioned vehicles belonging to the police force to members of the public and also diverted funds. According to The Guardian, ...

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News: Buhari President says FG will deal with militants if dialogue fails

President Buhari has said the Federal Government will not spare any act of insurgence or terrorism should Niger Delta Avengers refuse to embrace dialogue. President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his resolve to rid the Niger Delta off militants should dialogue fail. Speaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on the sidelines of the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development ...

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News: Buhari President assures foreign investors of protection in Nigeria

President Buhari has assured foreign investors in Nigeria of secured environment to conduct their businesses as his government is putting security first on its priority list. President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday night in Nairobi, Kenya, reassured existing and prospective foreign investors that their investments in Nigeria were secured and would be fully protected. This is contained in a statement issued ...

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News: Fire kills two students of Imo state Polytechnic at their hostel

Two students of the Imo state polytechnic, Umuagwo in Owerri, the Imo state capital, lost their lives yesterday in a fire outbreak at Infinity lodge at their school. Their remains have been deposited at the morgue. It is believed that the fire incident may be as a result of an upsurge in electricity. May their souls rest in peace, Amen.

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News: Niger Delta Avengers accuses Army troops of crude oil thefts

According to Militant group Niger Delta Avengers, they have video and pictorial evidence that show troops of the “Operation Delta Safe force”, which was activated on June 24 with the mandate to stop all illegal oil bunkering activity, involvement in thefts. They also condemned security reports linking their militant forces to the killing of military troops. The statement read; “The ...

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News: Religious crisis: All the people burnt to death were muslims- Zamfara state gov

While condemning the religious crisis that broke out in the Abdu Gusau Polytechnic in Talata Mafara in the state on Tuesday which resulted in the death of eight people, the state governor, Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday disclosed that all those killed during the attack were Muslims. Narrating what led to the attack to state House corespondents after his meeting with President ...

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News: Muslims now occupy the Security and Intelligence Committee of the Federal Government – Christian Elders Forum says

The National Christian Elders Forum NCEF which is an affiliate body of the Christian Association of Nieria CAN, yesterday expressed worry over the fact that more Muslims occupy positions in the Security and Intelligence committee of the Federal government. In a statement signed by the NCEF Chairman, Solomon Asemota and released yesterday, the group alleged that Nigeria is an Islamic ...

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News: Zamfara Killing Muslim group condemns murder of 8 people for allegedly insulting Islam

The victims were killed after the mob set fire to a house where a man had hidden the student who allegedly made the blasphemous statement. A Muslim group, Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), has condemned the killing of eight people in Zamfara state for allegedly insulting Islam. This is coming after President Buhari condemned the killings, describing it as barbaric and ...

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Reminisce Unveils Tracklist for ‘El-Hadj’ Album

One of Nigeria’s chief executive’s in indigenous rap, Reminisce, has unveiled the 16-count tracklist to his third studio album titled “El-Hadj“. This further tensions our anticipation for the long play project which sees banging features from industry mates 2face, Olamide, Seriki, 9ice, Ice Prince, Solidstar, and Mr Eazi, as well as collaborations with his label signees Sojay and Oladips. ‘El-Hadj’ ...

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News: In Zamfara NGO donates 30 tonnes of rice to IDPs.

Internally Displaced persons in Zamfara recently got relief materials that include tons of bags of rice from the Seeds Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria. An NGO, Seeds Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN) on Saturday donated 30 tonnes of 10kg bags of rice to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Dansadau emirate of Maru Local Government Area in Zamfara. The News Agency of ...

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News: Oyegun APC chairman says party won’t impose candidate

APC chairman, John Oyegun has assured aspirants of fair play in the Ondo gubernatorial election primaries. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured aspirants seeking to contest the Ondo State gubernatorial election on the party platform of no preferential treatment. The APC Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, said this on Saturday in Abuja during a meeting to settle all disputes and ...

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News: Yemi Alade’s ‘Want You’ Play-listed on MTV U.K, Base U.K, Ireland & More [Video]

Yemi Alade’s ‘Want You’ Play-listed on MTV U.K, Base U.K, Ireland & More Effyzzie Music diva Yemi Alade released the music video for her Maleek Berry produced single “Want You”; a week ago and the visual has already gained over 150,000 views and is receiving international acceptance, praise and recognition.   The visual for EDM and Afro-Caribbean music fusion offering from the MTV Award ...

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CDQ Announces Debut Album “Quality” + Tracklist

There is no denying the meteoric rise of yoruba-spitting rapper – CDQ in the last 12-months, serving up buzz singles, delivering dope verses amongst other feats. CDQ has gone through an organic growth over the past few months and now he’s ready for his first body of work. The rapper announced he’ll release his debut album entitled “Quality” on the ...

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Read: Today’s newspaper headlines [Wednesday, August 17, 2016]

Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Nation, The Punch, The Guardian, Business Day and Vanguard.

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News: HIV/AIDS Stigma “killing” South Africans living with virus

Sex work is illegal in South Africa but the trade thrives, drawing women from as far away as Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Mozambique and Botswana Tania has to shout to be heard over music blasting out of a brothel in downtown Durban, South Africa, where dozens of sex workers slouch in chairs under the red glow of the bar or lean against ...

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News: PDP Convention We don’t know which judgement to obey – INEC

Justice Ibrahim Watila also recognised the Ahmed Makarfi led caretaker committee. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed worry at the rulings from different courts regarding the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) convention slated for Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Justice Okon Abang, on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, in addition to his ruling suspending the PDP convention, ordered the Police and ...

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