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Lagos State Police Command arrest auxiliary nurse who injected Mohbad before he died

MEN of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested the nurse who treated singer Ilerioluwa Aloba popularly known as Mohbad who passed away earlier this month at a Lagos hospital after being treated for an infection.



Dame Patience Jonathan tells Abians she is delighted that their state no longer stinks

FORMER first lady Dame Patience Jonathan has paid the people of Abia State a veiled tribute saying that their streets no longer stink as they once did and their environment is no longer the terrible eyesore it once was.



Manchester City join the ranks of those looking to sign Super Eagles striker Victor Boniface

ENGLISH Premier League champions Manchester City have joined the ranks of teams looking to secure the services of Super Eagles hotshot Victor Boniface who is currently being eyed by several major European clubs including Juventus and Atletico Madrid.



I would have loved it if President Tinubu was audacious and used his recent United Nations General Assembly address to call out the following companies to come and open factories in Nigeria

Ayo Akinfe

[1] John Deere - Our plans to commercialise and industrialise agriculture will get nowhere unless we can produce crops competitively. To do this, our farming has to become mechanised, so John Deere, this agricultural equipment manufacturer simply has to be present in the Nigerian economy, churning out tractors, crushing machines, harvesting equipment, seed planting machines, irrigation sprinklers, etc by the thousand every day.


Foreign airlines' funds trapped in Nigeria balloons to $783m as hard currency crisis lingers

FUNDS owned by international airlines which remain in Nigeria with operators unable to repatriate them rose to $783m as of August this year exacerbating what has now become a major embarrassment for the industry.



Election tribunal sacks Kano State's Governor Abba Yusuf and declares APC the victor

GOVERNOR Abba Yusuf of Kano State has been removed from office by the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which today declared that his opponent Nasiru Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner of the Kano State gubernatorial elections.



Plans to impeach Akpabio appear to gather pace as 10 former governors support the move

PLANS to impeach senate president Senator Godswill Akpabio appear to be gathering pace as about 10 former governors currently serving in the upper chamber of the National Assembly have joined the call for his removal.



Tinubu uses UN address to request international support for his Niger Republic plans

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has called on members of the United Nations to support his plans to re-establish constitutional order in neighbouring Niger Republic following the July coup in the country that overthrew the democratically elected government.



Nigeria's hope of getting Spurs defender Udogie suffers setback as his agent says he feels Italian

NIGERIA'S hopes of getting Tottenham Hotspurs fullback Destiny Udogie to feature for the Super Eagles have suffered a major setback after his agent Stefano Antonelli revealed that the players feels more Italian than Nigerian.




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