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‘Seven killed’, houses razed as gunmen attack Plateau communities

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Gunmen have reportedly killed seven persons and razed over 250 houses in some communities in Miango chiefdom of Bassa LGA of Plateau state. This was disclosed on Sunday by the Iregwe development association (IDA) in Jos, the Plateau capital. According to a statement signed by Davidson Malison, IDA national publicity secretary,...

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Shanties under demolition

Lagos demolishes shanties along Lekki Coastal Roads

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Lagos State Government has reiterated its preparedness to monitor and prevent future encroachment and illegal occupation of any part of Lekki Coastal Road, which serves as alternate route to Lekki – Epe Road, just as it demolished thousands of shanties and kiosks on the road. The Chairman of Lagos...



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FirstBank HQ

Banking made simple by Raheem Akingbolu

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Raheem Akingbolu reviews the new FirstBank’s corporate website and reckons that it would go a long way in strengthening the ability of the bank’s patrons and other potential customers in addressing basic banking operations. Outside the physical identity of any brand, the most accessible door into operations of a company...



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Andriy Shevchenko

Shevchenko steps down as Ukraine boss

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Andriy Shevchenko has left his role as head coach of Ukraine, the former Chelsea striker announced on Instagram. Shevchenko, 44, was appointed head coach in 2016 and led Ukraine to the quarter-finals of Euro 2020, where they were beaten 4-0 by England in Rome. "Together, we managed to show that our...
Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs

Lamont Marcell Jacobs claims shock Tokyo Olympics 100m gold

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Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs claimed a shock gold in the Olympic 100m final, after Great Britain's Zharnel Hughes was disqualified for a false start. Jacobs, who only switched away from long jump in 2018, streaked clear to win in 9.80 seconds, 0.04 clear of American Fred Kerley. Canada's Andre de Grasse...



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NIDCOM @ 2: Beyond expectations By Abdur-Rahman Balogun

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The month of May can aptly be described as Diaspora month in Nigeria. This, apart from July 25, designated as National Diaspora Day by the Federal Government, was the month when the dream of most fundamentals of diaspora was birthed. It was in May 19, 2019, the hitherto office...