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Six Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambushes

At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian militia sources said on Monday. Four troops were killed and 12 injured on Sunday when their convoy was attacked near Damboa, 90 kilometres (56 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. Two …

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Four Badoo members arrested over death of RCCG pastor

Four suspected members of the Badoo gang have been arrested for allegedly killing a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor, Victor Kanayo and his family members in Ikorodu, Lagos. The suspects, Ibrahim Anifowose, 28, Uche Igwe, Abdulrazaq Yahyaha and Abubakar Tenimu were apprehended at their hideouts at Aremu Street, …

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Osinbajo named among 100 Most Influential Africans

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has been named among the 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017 by New African Magazine. The renowned magazine said Prof. Osinbajo was named in the Politics and Public Service category “for how he served as a safe pair of hands during President Muhammadu Buhari’s enforced …

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Buhari arrives in Paris for One Planet Summit

President Buhari on Monday evening arrived in Paris ahead of the One Planet Summit tomorrow where he will be meeting with over 50 world leaders in France. He was accompanied by the governors of Adamawa, Kano and Ondo States, and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Environment. Mr Buhari is …

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Makarfi reveals why Yorubas failed to produce PDP National Chairman

Ahmed Makarfi, former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee, on Monday revealed why South West lost at the party’s National Convention. PDP members had on Saturday elected Uche Secondus from the South South as their new National Chairman, a situation those from the South West frowned at. …

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SARS operative allegedly kills man in Ondo over woman

SARS operative allegedly kills man in Ondo over woman

Officials of the Special Anti Roberry Squad, SARS, led by Inspector Oladele Ojelabi has allegedly killed a young man, Seun Ayoade. He reportedly died in a mysterious circumstance at the SARS detention facility in Akure, the Ondo State capital. It was gathered that the officers arrested the deceased and others …

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Ambode Presents N1.046tn 2018 Appropriation Bill to House of Assembly

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday presented the 2018 budget estimate before the Lagos State House of Assembly. The projected budget size is One Trillion, Forty- six Billion, One Hundred and Twenty one Million, One Hundred and Eighty one Thousand, Six Hundred and Eighty naira (N1,046 ,121). The budget …

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PDP chairmanship: How South-West lost out; GEJ, others react

PDP chairmanship: How South-West lost out; GEJ, others react

The South-West lost the opportunity of producing the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after Mr. Jimi Agbaje, who was the shoo-in candidate of the governors, was accused of abandoning the party at the time of the crisis instigated by the face-off with Senator Ali Modu Sheriff The …

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Traditional ruler arrested for crushing wife to death with Jeep

Traditional ruler arrested for crushing wife to death with Jeep

A traditional ruler in Ise Town, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State, Taibu Ogunbanjo, is currently cooling his heels in police custody for allegedly crushing his wife to death. The baale runs a block-moulding factory at Folu, a community in Ibeju Lekki. Taibu and his wife, Rotimi Ogunbanjo, got married three years …

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Buhari visits his Daura farm | Photos

President Buhari on Sunday visited his farm at his home town in Daura, Katsina state before proceeding to France for the ‘One Planet Summit’. The President posted photos to Twitter after his visit and wrote: “I’m spending a few days at home in Daura before I travel to France for …

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Abducted Plateau PDP Chairman, others freed

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Damishi Sango and four others, who were abducted on Thursday while on their way to attend the party’s convention in Abuja were Sunday evening released and are currently in a private residence in the FCT, according to the Publicity …

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500 NYSC members obtain loans for businesses – Coordinator

Ladan Baba, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, in Kano state says 500 corps members in the state were offered loan to establish their own business. Mr. Baba disclosed this on Sunday in Kano while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on the side-line of the graduation …

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Convention Irregularities: PDP Not Ready To Change – APC

In reacting to revelations of how money-for-votes and systematic rigging was brazenly perpetuated during the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the All Progressives Congress (APC) is mindful of the popular axiom: “A leopard cannot change its spot”. The abnormalities that trailed the PDP National Convention have further …

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PDP Convention: APC Jittery, Clutching On Straws

Our attention has been drawn to a statement credited to the spokesman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Malam Bolaji Abdulahi, wherein he criticized the conduct of the elective National Convention of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). It is indeed laughable that the APC which has roundly …

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PDP Chairmanship: Dokpesi congratulates Secondus on election win

PDP Chairmanship: Dokpesi congratulates Secondus on election win

Owner of AIT and Raypower, Dr Raymond Dokpesi has congratulated Uche Secondus the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party’s National Chairmanship election held on December 9 at the Eagles Square, venue of the convention in Abuja. In a statement issued on Sunday after it was reported that Dokpesi and the …

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