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Buhari approves Alex Ekwueme’s immediate treatment abroad

President Muhammadu Bubari has approved the immediate medical treatment of former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, outside the country. The approval followed a brief the President received Friday on the medical condition of the former Vice-President. The approval covers the immediate charter of an Air Ambulance for the emergency movement and …

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Trump Twitter Account Suspended For 11 Minutes

A Twitter customer support worker who was on his or her last day on the job deactivated President Donald Trump’s account for a few minutes Thursday evening, the social media company reported. Shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday, social media reports surfaced that the president’s personal account, @RealDonaldTrump, was unavailable, providing …

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NYSC: 16 corps members to repeat service in Anambra

Sixteen members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Anambra are to repeat their service year while three others will serve various terms of disciplinary measures. The Anambra NYSC Coordinator, Ebenezer Olawale, who made the disclosure on Thursday in Awka, said no formal passing out ceremony was held …

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Trump nominates Jerome Powell to be next Fed chairman

Trump nominates Jerome Powell to be next Fed chairman

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his choice of Federal Reserve board member Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the nation’s central bank, succeeding Janet Yellen, the first woman to hold the position. Trump made the announcement in a Rose Garden ceremony with Powell standing …

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Emmanuel Macron writes birthday poem for UK schoolgirl

Emmanuel Macron writes birthday poem for UK schoolgirl

French president Emmanuel Macron has penned a poem about the Eiffel Tower as a present for a British teenager’s birthday. The French Embassy in the UK tweeted Mr Macron’s verse, which he wrote in response to a poem written by Sophie, then 12, after she visited Paris in April. On …

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US mission in Niger not what US commanders say it was: report

The military operation that left four US commandos dead in Niger was actually a mission to capture or kill a jihadist leader, not a routine reconnaissance patrol as asserted by the Pentagon, ABC News reported Thursday. The target of the October 3-4 overnight operation was a jihadist leader — known …

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Police arrest Onitsha publishers printing handbills for IPOB

The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday arrested two publishers in Onitsha who were allegedly printing handbills for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in respect of November 18 election boycott in Anambra State. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Garba Umar, disclosed this at a press conference …

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Reps to investigate JAMB remittances to federation account from 2007

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Basic Education and Services to conduct an investigation into the finances of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, from 2007 till date. In a motion moved by Segun Adekola, Ekiti-PDP, the lawmaker said the total amount JAMB remitted to the …

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Leaked Memo: Buhari Summons Kyari, Oyo-Ita After FEC Clash

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday summoned his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, over their clash at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The fierce crossfire between Kyari and Oyo-Ita, which occurred shortly before the Federal Executive …

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Liberia court delays vote hearing till Friday

Liberia’s supreme court has delayed until Friday a hearing on the country’s disputed presidential election, increasing the likelihood that an impending runoff vote will be delayed. A court spokesman told AFP late Wednesday that the hearing, which will challenge the electoral commission’s handling of the first round of the elections …

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Ota Trade Exhibition 2017 Debut November

The organiser of the Ota Trade Exhibition 2017 (OTE), Perfect Brands has announced that this year’s fair scheduled to hold from Thursday 30th November to Sunday 3rd December, 2017 at Ijamido town hall in Ota, Ogun state. They stated that the fair is aimed at supporting Nigeria’s quest to achieve …

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What I will not do about Maina’s case – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will not sweep the case involving the embattled former pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina, under the carpet. He said this on Wednesday night through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, when he featured on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Buhari said: …

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Wizkid gifts 100k each to physically challenged people in Surulere

Social media went up in a frenzy when Nigeria’s Star boy and Ojuelegba crooner, Wizkid, visited his childhood neighborhood in Surulere area of Lagos State. Wizkid reportedly gave 100k each to many physically challenged people he met there. Instagram user @Kupe9ja who shared the story, wrote; “Yesterday @wizkidayo came to …

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EFCC Raises Alarm Over Plot To Frame Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has raised the alarm over a plot by some shadowy interests at the receiving end of the anti-corruption efforts of the agency, to frame its Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, by linking the ownership of properties in a number of foreign countries to him. …

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Lagos to experience one week blackout — Ikeja Electric Plc

Ikeja Electric Plc on Wednesday said there will be an interruption of power supply to some parts of Lagos. The blackout, the electricity distribution firm said, would be experienced between November 3 to 10. According to the company’s Head, Corporate Communications, Felix Ofulue, the outage will be part of the …

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Tinubu’s son Jide dies ‘under suspicious circumstances’

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has lost his first son. Jide, who was hale and hearty, died suddenly on Wednesday. “He was not sick. As at last night, he was full of life. But we leave everything to God,” a source said. Henry Ajomale, chairman …

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