Author Archives: AYO OLOWO

Ayo Olowo is a writer, a web developer, an online marketer. My interest is in sports and international affairs.

Turkish government will help Nigeria stop arms smuggling – Customs Boss

FILE PHOTO: Seized Pump Action Rifles

NIGERIA – The Comptroller General of Customs, Retired Colonel Ahmed Ali has said that the Turkish authorities are working with Nigeria in the fight against illegal import of firearms into Nigeria. Colonel Ali speaking in Istanbul said the Turkish authorities ...

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PDP has a lot of work to do to become a formidable opposition – Gov. Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa says the PDP is not playing  its expected role as an opposition party due to lack of experience. Dickson, who made the claim  during a chat with newsmen in Yenagoa, however, said he remained optimistic ...

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IPOB threatens violence over Nnamdi Kanu’s disappearance

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has asked the federal government and Igbo leaders to produce Nnamdi Kanu “dead or alive” or have themselves to blame. Kanu has not been seen in public since soldiers of the Nigerian army invaded ...

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UPDATED EPL Results: Huddersfield stun United as City, Arsenal and Spurs win big

Manchester United suffered their first defeat of the season with a shock 2-1 loss at promoted Huddersfield Town on Saturday, leaving them trailing Premier League leaders Manchester City by five points. Huddersfield took the lead in the 28th minute when ...

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ITTF World Cup: Quadri, Assar eliminated at round of 16

Africa’s representatives at the 2017 ITTF World Cup, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Egypt’s Omar Assar went into the competition spirited, but their fight could not carry them to the quarterfinal of the the tournament as they on Saturday October 21. ...

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FG takes possession of accounts without BVN

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted a request by Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, for a temporary forfeiture of all funds held in bank accounts not linked to Bank Verification Numbers, BVN. ...

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16 Egyptian policemen killed in shootout with militants

Sixteen Egyptian policemen were killed in a shootout with militants on the road between Cairo and the Bahariya oasis in the Western Desert, the interior ministry said Saturday, in a rare flare-up outside the Sinai Peninsula. Funerals were held in ...

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Aare Ona Kakanfo: I will not die young as the defender of my people

Chief Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate of Yorubaland, on Saturday dismissed superstitious belief that taking the title may lead to his early death. Adams, the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples’ Congress (OPC), told newsmen in Lagos that not ...

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Kogi civil service director owed 11 months salary commits suicide

Edward Soje, a director with the Kogi state civil service, has committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree, in the capital, Lokoja. According to NAN, Soje’s lifeless body was found hanging on a tree close to the Maigumeri barracks ...

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Buhari directs Ministry to convene summit on education

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education to convene a ministerial summit on education within the next few weeks. The president gave the directive on Saturday in Ilorin, in his address at the 33rd Convocation of the University ...

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