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BREXIT (PART 2); HOW HARD CAN A DIVORCE BE.

Following Brexit, the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will become an external EU border. In theory a “hard” border could return, with both fewer and supervised crossing posts, to support the necessary customs infrastructure. Both EU…
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Ethiopia releases Preliminary report into fatal Boeing MAX 737crash

The Ethiopian government on Thursday briefed newsmen on the initial findings of its investigation into the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. The ill-fated airplane crashed on March 10, 2019 after a malfunction caused the plane to nose dive. Both the government and the…
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How to explore the Republic of Ireland, guided entirely by local advice

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Children's Day: Group Calls for Justice Against Child Abuse

In commemoration of Children’s Day, the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) on Monday appealed to government to ensure punitive measures are meted out to perpetrators of all forms of abuses against children. Mrs Stella Okoh-Esene, Chairperson, NAWOJ FCT Chapter, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on the sidelines of a Road Show to mark the…
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Just In: Supreme Court dismisses request to review Zamfara judgement

Olusola Elijah The Supreme Court has dismissed the request made the by All Progressives Congress (APC) for it to review its last judgment in which it voided the participation of its candidates in the last elections in Zamfara State. A five-man panel of the court, led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, in a ruling early on Monday, struck out the application marked: SC/377/2019 filed by the…
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Minimum Wage: Nigerian Workers Set To Embark on Strike

Nigerian workers at the early hours Monday have threatened to embark on another industrial action following the refusal of the Federal Government to fully implement the new national minimum wage as agreed. According to NAN, eight industrial unions in the public services…
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Osun Poly Union Demands Improved Medical Condition, Blames Management for Colleague’s Death

By Alfred Olufemi The students’ union arm of Osun state Polytechnic, Iree, has demanded the improvement of the school medical centre’s services and faulted the school over the death of a colleague. The student of the school, Aminu Hammed, was said to have died on May 31 owing to the negligence of the school clinic officers. Late Aminu Hammed, a Higher National Diploma student of the…
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Just In: Court Grants Naira Marley Bail

The Federal High Court in Ikoyi has granted controversial musician Azeez Fashola (popularly known as Naira Marley) bail. All Times News reported how Naira Marley was arrested by the anti-graft agency, EFCC, for alleged internet fraud. The musician is popular among…
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80 deepwater oil blocks not producing, says NNPC

Only seven out of the 87 deepwater oil blocks in Nigeria are producing, while six are at different phases of development, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru, has said. Baru also said more than half of the deepwater blocks were open and urged players in the oil and gas sector to start to create adequate linkages to the local…
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I am Ready for Probe- Gov. Ajimobi

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State says he is ready for a probe of his administration. He spoke on Thursday at a Public lecture and Fellowship Investiture organised by Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP) at the Subomi Balogun Conference Centre, University of…
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Emir of Kano Gets UN Appointment

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday in New York announced the appointment of His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, as one of his new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates for 2019-2020. A statement by UN quoted Guterres as saying…
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BREAKING: Buhari nominates CBN Governor, Emefiele, for Another Term

The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated him for reappointment as the Governor of the Central Bank. He made this known while speaking at an Investors Meeting in London at the early hours of today. Official announcement is expected to be made in few hours. All Times News sources at the CBN confirmed that President Buhari is…
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Harry, Meghan name England’s newborn prince Archie

Harry and Meghan present their son Archie to the media inside Windsor Castle Britain’s Prince Harry and wife Meghan on Wednesday announced their new “dream” son’s name is Archie, hours after showing him off to the world for the first time. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their first born child: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor,” the…
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Saraki In Trouble as EFCC Begins Fresh Probe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun a fresh probe against Senate President Bukola Saraki. The probe, which comes a week after the commencement of an earlier probe against Saraki, was announced on Tuesday. In a statement, Yusuph Olaniyonu…
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EFCC Gets App to Apprehend looters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has received an application that would enhance intelligence sharing in the tracking of organised crime including money laundering and terrorism-financing. EFCC Acting Spokesman, Mr Tony Orilade, who made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, said that the application was donated by the International Criminal Police Organisation…
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People's opinion don't mean anything to me — Pete Edochie

John Beloved Pete Edochie, veteran Nollywood actor, says he is not disturbed by a recent claim by Lotanna Odunze, a US-based illustrator better known as Sugabelly, that he is a ‘bad actor’. Sugabelly — known for her controversial nature — recently stirred controversies on social media when she took a swipe at the acting career of the movie superstar. The illustrator had slammed…
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UNICEF says Nigeria is second on world ranking of child brides

Olusola Elijah An official of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Bhanu Pathak revealed that Nigeria has the world’s second-largest number of child brides, with 23 million girls married out as children thereby ending their educational strive, Bhanu Pathak…
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Osinbajo inaugurates wagon assembly plant in Ogun

Olusola Elijah Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday inaugurated the Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo council area of Ogun as part of efforts to boost the ongoing railway modernisation programme of the federal government. Mr Osinbajo in his address said the development followed an agreement signed in March 2018 by the federal government with the Chinese rail contractor, China Civil…
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FG Inaugurates interim Management committee for NDDC

Olusola Elijah The Federal Government has inaugurated a three-man Interim Management Committee to oversee the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Interim Management Committee would be in place to create the enabling environment for the…
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Emeka Ike welcomes baby with his second wife

John Beloved Emeka Ike, Nollywood actor, has welcomed the arrival of a baby girl with second wife, Yolanda Pfeiffer. The actor broke the news of her birth on Tuesday through social media page. The little girl was birthed in Nuremberg, Germany. In a series of post shared on his page, the exicted nollywood star displayed pictures of the newborn and her mother. He also revealed the…
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90 million Nigerians live in poverty – Minister

Olusola Elijah Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has expressed the resolve of the federal government to lift 90 million Nigerians currently living in poverty across the country. Ms Farouq said this while…
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Court adjourns N10bn fraud case against ex-Katsina governor

Olusola Elijah Justice Ibrahim Bako of Katsina State High Court on Monday adjourned further sitting to November 14, for continuation of defence in the trial of former governor Ibrahim Shema and three others. This is over the alleged misappropriation of the N10.8 billion belonging to the state chapter of ALGON between 2007 and 2015. The three other accused persons include Sani Makana…
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