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Cagliari escape sanctions over Lukaku abuse

Romelu Lukaku: first Belgian to score 100 goals in English Premier League (Reuters/NAN) Serie A club Cagliari again escaped sanctions over alleged racist behaviour by their fans. This was after the league’s disciplinary tribunal decided on Tuesday not to take action over monkey noises aimed at Inter Milan’s Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku. The tribunal said …

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Chemical weapons: FG warns producers, marketers

Chemical weapons By Muhammad Nur Tijani The Federal Government has cautioned producers and marketers of chemical weapons against allowing it into the hands of non-state actors. Mr Gabriel Aduda, the Permanent Secretary, Political and Economic Affairs in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, gave the warning at a sensitisation workshop in …

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Iran’s Supreme Leader rejects talk with U.S.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Tuesday, said that Iranian officials had unanimously ruled out talks with the U.S.A at any level. Khamenei was quoted by his official website as saying that“Through negotiations, the Americans are seeking to impose their demands on Iran and prove the effectiveness of maximum …

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Gov. Udom hosts IOCs over move to end gas flaring

………Plans over 5,000 new jobs with gas initiative Gov. Udom Emmanuel with representatives of the IOC during the inspection on the intelligent Building in the state The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, on Tuesday hosted multinational companies comprising Mobil Producing Nigeria, Vitol and BlackRhino in Uyo and expressed desire for more partnership to …

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UNGA: Nigeria to seek global support to combat terrorism

Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama By Lizzy Okoji Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI). Onyeama made this known on Tuesday in Abuja during a Pre-UNGA briefing with newsmen …

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Average price per litre of kerosene up in August – NBS

Average price per litre of kerosene up in August – NBS By Folasade Akpan The average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N319.94 in August 2019 from N316.03 in July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The bureau, in its “National Household Kerosene Price Watch (August 2019)” …

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Woman arrested for killing ‘hubby’ over daughter’s birthday party

A knife with blood By Oladapo Udom The homicide detectives section  from Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Stella Peter, 23, for stabbing one Mr Bala Haruna, 25, to death. The Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), DSP Bala Elkana, said on Tuesday that this was because Haruna refused to release …

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ICPC seals NECAS headquarters, warehouse

ICPC Headquarters By Muhammad Adam The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) has sealed up the national headquarters of North East Commodity Association (NECAS) in Yola over allegations of fraudulent activities. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the office was sealed on Monday night, while the National President of the …

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Affordable Houses: Stakeholders advocate good governance

  Housing Esaste By Franca Ofili Mr Yemi Adelakun, Managing Director, Nigeria Integrated Social Housing (NISH) Affordable Housing Ltd has advocated good governance and a robust savings scheme to enable the country to deliver a proper cooperative housing scheme. Adelakun made the call in Abuja on Monday at a stakeholders’ quarterly workshop on cooperative housing …

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