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Hillary Clinton picks Kaine as VP

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine

US Democrat presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has named Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate. Clinton made the announcement via Twitter and a text message to supporters after the first day of a two-day campaign swing in Florida. She called Kaine to tell him about 40 minutes before the announcement, and called President Barack Obama […]

Trader jailed 2 years for receiving stolen jewellery

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An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday, sentenced a trader, Adamu Liman, to two years imprisonment with hard labour for receiving stolen jewellery valued at N3.1 million. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.A. Demi-Ajayi, gave the sentence after Liman was found guilty of the crime of receiving stolen property. “The offence, he is […]

INEC set for Saturday Kogi, Imo legislative re-run polls

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday expressed readiness for the conduct of outstanding legislative re-run elections in Kogi and Imo. Mr Nick Dazang, Deputy Director, Voter Education and Publicity, INEC, disclosed that the commission had deployed adequate personnel and materials needed for the exercise. “INEC is very prepared for the elections because if […]

Europe’s medicine watchdog approves preventive AIDS pill

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Europe’s medicines watchdog said Friday it has recommended the licencing of the first-ever AIDS prevention pill for the European Union. Dubbed Truvada, the pill combines two drugs and is already used in Europe and elsewhere in the world as part of AIDS treatment, and is approved in the United States, Kenya and South Africa as […]

Nigeria, Germany sign pact to deepen trade relations

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and a delegation of German Industry and Commerce (DGIC) have signed a pact to boost trade, investment and knowledge transfer between both countries. This is contained in a statement by Mr Muda Yusuf, Director General of LCCI and made available to newsmen on Friday in Lagos. Yusuf […]

2 in court for stealing onions

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The Police on Friday arraigned two men, Toheeb Adesokan,20, and Mutiu Olatinwo, 25, in an Iyaganku Senior magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing onions, and other items valued at N100,000. Adesokan, a motorcycle mechanic, and Olatinwo, motor mechanic both residents of Olunde, Aba Baale, Ibadan, were charged on a three- count charge of conspiracy, break-in […]

FG not detaining Dasuki indefinitely

Sambo Dasuki arriving the court premises

Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution has said that the Federal Government is not detaining Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) indefinitely. Obono-Obla, who said this on Friday in Abuja, explained that a media propaganda was being staged to “give the impression that the Federal Government has refused to release him […]

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