Murray withdraws from Miami Open with elbow injury

World men’s tennis number one Andy Murray has pulled out of next week’s Miami Open with a right elbow injury. A lacklustre Murray lost to Canadian world number 129 Vasek Pospisil in the second round at Indian Wells last week. The 29-year-old, who won the Florida event in 2009 and 2013, however said he was […]

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Lawyer to FG:Take action against underage involvement in betting

An Ilorin based legal practitioner, Mr Juwon Gbadebo, has called on the Federal Government to urgently address the issue of underage people that were fast getting hooked to betting. Gbadebo, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin, decried the influx of the underage people into the various betting centres across […]

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FG to launch new immigration regulation

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau will on Monday officially launch the new Immigration Regulations, 2017 to ensure better security and Immigration in the country. Mr Sunday James, the spokesperson for the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. He […]

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Health ministry certifies Fanta, Sprite safe for consumers

The Federal Ministry of Health Friday put the controversy over the status of Fanta and Sprite to rest. The ministry declared both brands safe for consumption. There had been wide spread fears in the country following  the judgement of a Lagos High Court that  the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) […]

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Lulu partners Fountain University on Folsa Academy

Former President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Sani Lulu, has entered into a partnership with Fountain University, Osogbo, to provide tertiary education to students from his football academy, Folsa, Abuja. Lulu and the university agreed on the partnership during his visit to the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Abdullateef Usman, on Friday in Osogbo. […]

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Two women in court over N9.8m fraud

Two women who allegedly stole N9.8 million belonging to their employer were on Friday arraigned in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused – Helen Ayorinde, 30, an accountant, and Oluwafunmilayo Lawal, 30, a cashier, were charged with conspiracy and stealing. The prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, told the court that the offences were committed between […]

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