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All six English teams withdraw from European Super League

All six English teams withdraw from European Super League

Following huge backlash to the proposed Super League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham will follow Manchester City and Chelsea out The Super League is just two days old but it may already be dead in the water with all six English participants withdrawing from the breakaway competition. Protests erupted across the globe after 12...

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Petrol landing cost hits N216, daily subsidy now N4.64bn

Petrol landing cost hits N216, daily subsidy now N4.64bn

The landing cost of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) imported into Nigeria has jumped to N216.31 per litre on the back of the recent increase in global oil prices and the depreciation of the naira against the dollar. The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency had in March released a pricing template that indicated the guiding prices...

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Air power, ground troops, other needed to wipe out bandits – EL-RUFAI

Air power, ground troops, other needed to wipe out bandits – EL-RUFAI

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum has reached an agreement that bandits must be completely “wiped out” of the country, the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, said on Tuesday. El-Rufai also charged security agencies to eliminate anyone found in the hideouts of bandits, adding that no inhabitant of forests were innocent. He said so long as the...

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FG, JUSUN meeting ends in stalemate, workers stage walkout

FG, JUSUN meeting ends in stalemate, workers stage walkout

OFFICIALS of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria and the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria on Tuesday walked out of a meeting convened by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, to resolve the ongoing industrial action by the judiciary and parliamentary workers. The members of the unions left the meeting room after...

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Higher oil prices push up external reserves by $409m

Higher oil prices push up external reserves by $409m

The country’s external reserves returned to a growth path as it gained $409m in two weeks, latest figures from the Central Bank of Nigeria disclosed on Monday. According to the CBN’s figures on movement of reserves, the figure which stood at $34.845bn as of the end of April 1 rose to $35.254bn as of the...

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Woman stabs Bayelsa JSS1 student to death

Woman stabs Bayelsa JSS1 student to death

A woman in Bayelsa State on Tuesday stabbed a 14-year-old Junior Secondary School 1 student to death. It was gathered that the tragic incident happened in the Okaka area of the state capital, Yenagoa. The woman allegedly went berserk and stabbed the Government Science and Technical College student on Tuesday morning. The deceased identified by...

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Fuoye registrar gets suspended

Fuoye registrar gets suspended

The Governing Board of Federal University, Oye Ekiti has suspended the registrar of the institution, Mr Olatunbosun Odusanya, over allegations of misconduct leveled against him over irregularities in recent appointments. Odusanya, who has been directed to hand over all the university property in his care to the officer next in rank to him immediately, would...