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Meet Nigerian orphan who emerged best graduating medical doctor in Sudan

Dr Islamiyat Oluwatoyin Abdulkadir, who had been orphaned since age six, has emerged the overall best graduating medical student at the International University of Africa, Khartoum, Sudan.Abdulkadir, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in a telephone interview ...

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ASUU announces date for indefinite strike

In an effort to get the federal government to honour an agreement earlier reached, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it will commence a warning strike action starting on the 2nd of October, 2016. According to reports, ...

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US Congressman is poorly informed about Nigeria – FG

Tom Marino, a US congressman wrote a letter to John Kerry, US secretary of state, alleging infractions on some principles as well as local and international regulations and conventions by the current administration.  In response, the Federal Government of Nigeria, says ...

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ASUU threatens strike over unpaid allowances

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike to press home its demands for the implementation of its 2009 agreement with the Federal Government. The ASUU Lagos Zone Coordinator, Prof. Olusoji Sowande, said ...

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Reasons why Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is in Nigeria

It is no longer news that Faceook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg touched down in Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday afternoon. He had his first stop at Co-Creation Hub (CCHub), a technology innovative center in Yaba, Lagos.The big question that is begging for ...

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Lagos issues ultimatum to street traders, owners of illegal structures

The Lagos State Government on Sunday issued a 14-day ultimatum to owners of illegal structures, shanties and street hawkers in Ikoyi, Victoria Island and Lekki areas. The Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello, who gave the ultimatum in a ...

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President Buhari arrives Nairobi for conference on African Development

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi, Kenya, to attend the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), slated for Aug. 27-28.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president was received at the ...

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FRESH: Europa League Draw, groups and fixtures

The Europa League is ready for the 2016/17 season, as the draw for the group games have been concluded in Monaco on Friday (Today). Manchester United was among the 12 top seeds in the competition and was the very first ...

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CALAMITY: World Bank officials drown in Nigeria

Four World Bank officials have drowned at Egbe Dam in Egbe Ekiti, Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State, South-West Nigeria.Egbe Dam is the biggest of the six dams in the state. Folasade Akinrinmola, the chairman of the council and ...

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BREAKING: 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake consumes half of Central Italy

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has hit central Italy, leaving not less than six people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said. The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 76 km (47 miles) southeast of the city of Perugia, ...

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