Author: Gist

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Motorcyclist Snatches Colleague’s Wallet On Motion

A 31-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Oyinbo Oghenetega, on Friday appeared in an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged snatching of wallet containing N3,000 and ATM card. The accused is facing a two-count...

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NGO Begs For Release Of Nigerians Detained In Libya

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN), has called on the Federal Government to demand for the list and secure the immediate release of Nigerians detained in Libya. Mr Femi Awoniyi, Co-Project Director,...

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Brazil To Inject $1.1b Into Nigeria’s Agriculture

The Brazilian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ricardo Guerra de Araujo, says  Brazil will soon inject 1.1 billion dollars into Nigeria’s agriculture. The envoy said on Thursday night in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

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Why Morocco Wants To Join ECOWAS – Spokesman

Mr Mustapha El Khalfi, the spokesman for the Moroccan government and Parliament, says the country’s interest in joining ECOWAS stems from its desire to build strong South-South partnership. Khalfi disclosed this on Thursday while...

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Canadians Rush To Buy Marijuana, Stores Run Out

Day two of legal recreational marijuana in Canada on Thursday saw more long lineups outside pot stores and supply shortages in parts of the country. Most consumers were exuberant about the end of prohibition,...

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Atiku Campaign Organisation Disowns Online Grant Scheme

The Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCO) has disowned a purported pan to disburse grants to unsuspecting Nigerians. The organisation, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said that its attention had been drawn...

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Mad Cow Disease Hits Scotland

Scottish government on Thursday confirmed at least one case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), more commonly known as the mad cow disease, in an Aberdeen farm. A prevention response plan and necessary restrictions have...

Yoruba Youths Atiku Abubakar 0

Yoruba Youths Set Agenda For Atiku

As political parties strategise for 2019 general election, the Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide has called on Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to prioritise his programme if he...

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11 Trapped In Anambra Building Collapse

No fewer than 11 persons were trapped under a three storey building which collapsed in Nnewi, Anambra in the early hours of Thursday. The building was located in Okpuno, Otolo, in Nnewi North Local...