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Buhari asks defence headquarters to investigate soldiers killing three policemen in Taraba

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Nigeria's defence headquarters to investigate the recent killing of three policemen and a civilian at Ibi in Taraba State after they were shot by soldiers of the of 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army.

 

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Alex Iwobi joins Everton from Arsenal in five year deal involving £40m transfer fee

SUPER Eagles playmaker Alex Iwobi has left Arsenal and joined English Premier league rivals Everton in a £40m deal that involves him signing a five year contract with the Merseyside club nicknamed The Toffees.

 

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There is nothing stopping Nigeria marketing abula globally the way the Italians have done with pizzas and as the Turks have done with kebabs

By Ayo Akinfe

 

[1] You know, when you write daily columns, you need regular "lightbulb moments" to inspire you and I got one last weekend when at a Nigerian wedding in London there was an almighty scramble for abula, or what is commonly known in Nigeria as amala. At this event, Gucci-clad, designer-wearing, well dressed middle class, middle aged Nigerian professionals were falling over each other to get a taste of this wonderful delicacy

 

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Former Zamfara governor Abdulaziz Yari denies having 21 exotic cars in his compound

FORMER Zamfara State governor Abdulaziz Yari has threatened to sue three media outlets after they reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovered 21 vehicles from his country home.

 

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Macban chairman in the southeast says most criminals are not Fulani but locals and from other ethnic groups

FULANI herdsmen's body the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (Macban) has said that its members are not responsible for the killings and kidnappings taking place across the southeast blaming in on local criminals.

 

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Chelsea's Fikayo Tomori open to idea of switching to Nigeria as Omeruo signs four year deal with Leganes

CHELSEA defender Fikayo Tomori has indicated that he may switch his allegiance to Nigeria and make himself available for selection into the Super Eagles despite having played for the England youth team.

 

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Kaduna State government comes up with new Draconian conditions that El-Zakzaky must meet

KADUNA State government has announced that it will appeal the recent court decision ordering the security services to release the leader of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigerian (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky to enable him go abroad for medical treatment.

 

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SSS obtains court order empowering it to detain Sowore for 45 days until September 21

STATE Security Service (SSS) officials have secured a high court ruling permitting them to detain Sahara Reporters publisher and former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore for 45 days.

 

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We should be ashamed of the fact that Nigeria has not given the world a tropical breakfast cereal 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Today is August 8. On this day in 1898, a gentleman known as Will Kellogg invented a cereal known as Corn Flakes, which has gone on to become the world’s most popular breakfast cereal 

(2) Today, Kellogg employs about 33,000 people and has an annual turnover of about $13bn. What does it do? Kellogg converts cereals into breakfast packages. Kellogg now has other products like Pringles, Cheez-It Crackers, Pop Tarts, etc 

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Ambode faces possible EFCC prosecution after court freezes account with N10bn in it

FORMER Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode is facing the prospect of prosecution by anti-graft authorities after a Lagos federal high court ordered the freezing of N9.9bn ($27.3m) belonging to the state government that was amassed under his watch.

 

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