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Consumer Council Alerts Nigerians On Flooded Poisoned Beans In The Markets

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) yesterday cautioned Nigerian consumers to beware of contaminated beans currently being sold in some market. CPC, an apex consumer protection agency in Nigeria established to improve the well-being of the people, also confirmed that retailers in the open market are using a pesticide popularly known …

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Raging California Fire – Death toll rises to 25

The death toll in the wildfires raging through California has risen to 25, according to officials. This comes after 14 more bodies were discovered in or near the decimated town of Paradise in the state’s north, bringing the number of confirmed dead there to 23. Two more people were killed …

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The Organized Labour suspends Planned Strike, FG to Pay 30,000 as Minimum Wage

The organized labour (The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and United Labour Congress (ULC)) has suspended planned strike After prolonged argument, It was reported that the Tripartite Committee set up by the Federal Government agreed on N30,000  new minimum wage. At the end of the first meeting of …

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ASUU Begins Indefinite Nationwide Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ordered its members across the country to commence an indefinite strike. This was announced after leaders of the academic union met for its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State. The National President of ASUU, …

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Ojukwu’s first son, Sylvester Debe Ojukwu Reportedly Dies at 62

Chief Sylvester Debe Ojukwu, the first son of the Biafran warlord, late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, has reportedly passed on, aged 62. A family source, who confirmed the news, said he slumped and died at a private hospital in Lagos. The source who pleaded anonymity said that they are yet to …

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Norway’s Crown Princess Mette-Marit reveals Rare Lung Disease

Norway’s crown princess is suffering from a rare chronic lung disease, the country’s royal family has confirmed. Princess Mette-Marit, who married Crown Prince Haakon in 2001, said she had been diagnosed with an unusual form of fibrosis. The condition causes a person’s lungs to become scarred, and makes breathing increasingly …

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Meghan Markle shows off Baby Bump in Style at the State Dinner hosted by the Fijian government

On Tuesday, Meghan Markle was photographed cradling her growing baby bump at the State Dinner hosted by the Fijian government for her and her husband, Prince Harry. The mother-to-be looked gorgeous in a blue, cape-sleeved gown which she accessorized with a glimmering pair of diamond, chandelier earrings. The Duke and …

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Former Head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan is dead

Former Head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan is dead. The elder statesman, 82, died today, Tuesday 23th October 2018. Reacting to the news, a former minister of aviation described him as a great man and a worthy son. Share “Nigeria and the South West have lost a great …

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Patrick Obahiagbon Wins APC Senatorial Ticket

Former House of Rep. member, Patrick Obahiagbon, has emerged All Progressives Congress (APC) Edo South Senatorial candidate at the party primaries held on Thursday in Benin.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that at the primaries, which held in the three senatorial districts, also returned Ehiozuwa Agbonayima, incumbent …

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Photos from the Traditional wedding of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s daughter to her Ghanaian fiance

One of the daughters of popular pastor, Chris Oyakhilome, Sharon tied the knot traditionally yesterday, to her Ghanaian fiance, Phillip Frimpong. Members of Christ Embassy, including popular singer Sinach, were present at the lavish affair which held today.      

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