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I stayed back in Abuja to recuperate, am back stronger, refreshed, ready to serve ― Akeredolu

After over a month stay in Abuja for an undisclosed ailment, Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu arrived the state saying he is back stronger, refreshed…

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Needless delay of Chief O. B. Lulu-Briggs’ funeral

“How can I be responsible for the delay? How do I bury my father when I don’t have the body? If I decide now to…

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Alleged fraud: Court adjourns Maina’s suit for bail application until Nov. 6

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned for hearing the bail application filed by the former Chairman of defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed…

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Alleged fraud: Court adjourns Maina’s suit for bail application until Nov. 6
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How Boko Haram kill our people, strip our women – Borno community

Community leader, Mairi-Kuwait community in Jere local government area of Borno state, northeast Nigeria, Malam Usman Yaya has lamented the level of insecurity and constant…

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The Fight For Nigerian Independence
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The Fight For Nigerian Independence

Every year, for the past fifty-nine years, the 1st of October has been set aside to celebrate Nigeria’s independence from her colonial masters, the British….

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Wike reacts to Tribunal’s judgment on his reelection as Rivers governor
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Wike reacts to Tribunal’s judgment on his reelection as Rivers governor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has reacted to the decision of the Governorship Election Tribunal to dismiss the petition filed by African Action Congress (AAC)…

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Nigerian Airforce neutralises no fewer than 10 bandits near Kaduna
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Nigerian Airforce neutralises no fewer than 10 bandits near Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD), has neutralized no fewer than 10 bandits at forests near Birnin…

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Gov. Zulum engages 30 clerics to pray for peace in Borno
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Gov. Zulum engages 30 clerics to pray for peace in Borno

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has engaged 30 clerics to pray for peace and over the unending Boko Haram insurgency in his state Zulum’s spokesman,…

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PDP Elevated Corruption To National Culture — APC
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PDP Elevated Corruption To National Culture — APC

The All Progressives Congress APC has again accused the former President Goodluck Jonathan of presiding over the most corrupt government in Nigeria. The APC said…

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Governor Ganduje Caught Sleeping During Buhari’s Meeting With Nigerians In South Africa
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Governor Ganduje Caught Sleeping During Buhari’s Meeting With Nigerians In South Africa

A new photo of Umar Ganduje, Kano state governor, sleeping and snoring during an official meeting in South Africa has hit the internet. Ganduje had…

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Kogi governor lauds FCT Minister for APC victory in state
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Kogi governor lauds FCT Minister for APC victory in state

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has commended the contributions of the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, to the victory of All Progressives…

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Kogi Guber: PDP campaign council condemns attack on Wada’s convoy

Ask security agents To call opposition party members to order PDP Director of Public Communication, Comrade Austin Usman Okai has raised alarm over deliberate attack…

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FG threatens sanctions over building collapse
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FG threatens sanctions over building collapse

The Federal Government on Thursday read the riot act to stakeholders in the building industry, warning that at least one person would be henceforth held…

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Alleged N54.3m fraud: EFCC re-arraigns NEMA director on amended charge
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Alleged N54.3m fraud: EFCC re-arraigns NEMA director on amended charge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management…

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Ngige Stopped Enslavement of Nigerians by the Oil Companies- NUPENG
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Ngige Stopped Enslavement of Nigerians by the Oil Companies- NUPENG

ABUJA- THE Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday commended the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige for taking firm…

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FG To Reintroduce Toll Gates On Federal Roads
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FG To Reintroduce Toll Gates On Federal Roads

The Federal Government on Wednesday said that plans were at the advanced stage to return toll gate on the federal highways. The Minister of Works…

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Nigeria @ 59: Nigeria’s debt portfolio is over $90.bn with nothing to show – Obi
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Nigeria @ 59: Nigeria’s debt portfolio is over $90.bn with nothing to show – Obi

Former Governor and vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general elections, Peter Obi has lamented that Nigeria has a…

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Change Your Lawless Habit So We Can Achieve The Change We Want, Buhari Tells Nigerians
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Change Your Lawless Habit So We Can Achieve The Change We Want, Buhari Tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has adviced Nigerians to change from their lawless habit so that the country can experience the much-desired changes his administration promised. Buhari…

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Nigeria should focus on youth development ― Gbagi
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Nigeria should focus on youth development ― Gbagi

ASABA- FORMER Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has suggested that Nigeria should reprioritize and focus on development of the youth. Gbagi, in…

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Ordinary people barred from parade for the People’s Republic
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Ordinary people barred from parade for the People’s Republic

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) waves as he attends a military parade with Premier Li Keqiang (R) in Tiananmen Square in Beijing on October 1,…

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Sowore: OPC blows hot over continued detention, warns Buhari govt
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Sowore: OPC blows hot over continued detention, warns Buhari govt

Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) has lambasted the Buhari Government over the continued detention of journalist, Omoyele Sowore. Sowore had been arrested by the Department of…

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President Buhari’s Independence Day Address (Full Speech)
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President Buhari’s Independence Day Address (Full Speech)

The President gave the early morning speech on the occasion of Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day anniversary. INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY MUHAMMADU BUHARI PRESIDENT…

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Nigeria @ 59: Full Speech Of President Buhari
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Nigeria @ 59: Full Speech Of President Buhari

As Nigeria marks its 59th Independence day celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari has shared his message with Nigerians on this occasion. He made his address known…

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Fake News: Buratai Never Sought Spiritual Backing To Fight Boko Haram
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Fake News: Buratai Never Sought Spiritual Backing To Fight Boko Haram

A civil rights lawyer, Emmanuel Osuagwu Ugochukwu, has dismissed reports by some section of the media which claimed Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen…

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We’ve saved billions of Naira from implementation of IPPIS, other reforms – Buhari
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We’ve saved billions of Naira from implementation of IPPIS, other reforms – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the introduction of the Integrated Personnel and Information System (IPPIS) by Federal Government saved Nigeria billions of Naira over…

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How A Police Officer Got Shot On The Head With His Own Gun While Struggling With A Suspect
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How A Police Officer Got Shot On The Head With His Own Gun While Struggling With A Suspect

The New York City Police Department mourned the loss of one of its own after a cop was fatally shot — with his own gun,…

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NARD wants FG to capture residency training funds in 2020 budget

He said that the AGM reaffirmed resident doctors’ commitment to the full implementation of the September 2017 Memorandum of Terms of Settlement (MOTOS), with the Federal Government, and enjoined government to reciprocate NARD’s goodwill to enhance cordiality.

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Nigerian govt gives update of closure of borders
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Nigerian govt gives update of closure of borders

The closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests, the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs…

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Nigeria needs 290, 000 medical doctors to meet WHO standard –CMD
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Nigeria needs 290, 000 medical doctors to meet WHO standard –CMD

A medical expert. Prof. Abdulkadir Tabari has called for concerted efforts of all stakeholders to make Nigeria’s medical residency program relevant and visible in the…

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Season of politics over, hit the ground running, Ugwuanyi tells new appointees
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Season of politics over, hit the ground running, Ugwuanyi tells new appointees

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Iran says accusers should show ‘evidence’ it attacked Saudi oil facility
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Iran says accusers should show ‘evidence’ it attacked Saudi oil facility

Iran President Hassan Rouhani challenged countries who accused Iran of carrying out this month’s attack on a Saudia Arabian oil facility to provide evidence. “Those…

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End Of The Road: Notorious Kidnap Kingpin Ali-Jobo Finally Nabbed By NSCDC In Borno
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End Of The Road: Notorious Kidnap Kingpin Ali-Jobo Finally Nabbed By NSCDC In Borno

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Borno, says it has arrested a 45-year-old man, Ibrahim Ali-Jobo, suspected to be a kidnap…

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Taraba killings: How Tiv, Jukun leaders’ meeting ended
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Taraba killings: How Tiv, Jukun leaders’ meeting ended

The leaderships of the Tiv and Junkun warring factions in the Southern part of Taraba State, on Thursday, agreed to a ceasefire to allow the…

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Okorocha’s Ex-aides Go Into Hiding As EFCC Comes After Them
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Okorocha’s Ex-aides Go Into Hiding As EFCC Comes After Them

Allies of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, have gone underground in Owerri while many of them have fled the town…

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Okorocha speaks on his aides ‘hiding’ to evade EFCC arrest
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Okorocha speaks on his aides ‘hiding’ to evade EFCC arrest

Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has denied reports claiming that some of his aides had gone into hiding to evade arrest by the Economic…

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NSCDC arrests kidnap kingpin in Borno
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NSCDC arrests kidnap kingpin in Borno

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Borno, says it has arrested a 45-year-old man, Ibrahim Ali-Jobo, suspected to be a kidnap…

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You will fail again at Supreme Court – BMO mocks PDP, Atiku
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You will fail again at Supreme Court – BMO mocks PDP, Atiku

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, rejecting the election of…

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UK Court Grants Conditional Stay Of Execution Of P&ID $9.6bn Judgment
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UK Court Grants Conditional Stay Of Execution Of P&ID $9.6bn Judgment

The United Kingdom (UK) Commercial and Arbitration Court on Thursday granted a stay of execution of the earlier judgment asking the Nigerian government to pay…

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Be Prudent with Public Funds, Yemi-Esan charges, Permanent Secretaries, DGs, others
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Be Prudent with Public Funds, Yemi-Esan charges, Permanent Secretaries, DGs, others

Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Thursday, charged Federal Permanent Secretaries, Director Generals and Chief Executives of government agencies…

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BREAKING: Kyrgios handed suspended 16-week ban by ATP

The suspension will be lifted at the end of the six-month probationary period” if Kyrgios complies with several conditions mandated by tour organisers during this time, the ATP said in a statement

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President Buhari sends message to Afenifere leader, Senator Fasanmi
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President Buhari sends message to Afenifere leader, Senator Fasanmi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday sent a congratulatory message to the national leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural and political organization, Afenifere, Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi on…

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Army relaunches operations Python Dance, Crocodile Smiles, others across Nigeria
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Army relaunches operations Python Dance, Crocodile Smiles, others across Nigeria

The Nigerian Army (NA) is set to commence simultaneous routine training exercises and operations in many states in the country. Acting Director Army Public, Col…

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Dokubo, Kagame others bag Africa Sustainable Development award
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Dokubo, Kagame others bag Africa Sustainable Development award

The Special Adviser to the President on the Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Program, Professor Charles Dokubo has been named as one…

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I Don’t Like Osinbajo But Will Not Allow A Cabal Rubbish Him: Omokri
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I Don’t Like Osinbajo But Will Not Allow A Cabal Rubbish Him: Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide and political commentator has said that he will not sit idly and allow an unelected cabal rubbish vice-president Yemi…

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COZA: Groups call for total justice for rape victims
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COZA: Groups call for total justice for rape victims

Speaking in a joint statement recently in a seminar titled,   “Effects of Sexual Abuse on Women in Nigeria”, the groups resolved that, survivors of sexual…

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Oyo State releases N180m gratuity for 2012, 2013 retirees
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Oyo State releases N180m gratuity for 2012, 2013 retirees

The Oyo State Government has released N180 million for the payment of gratuity for 2012 and 2013 retirees from the state’s civil service. Mr Olasunkanmi…

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Why Nigerian Army closed Mercy Corps offices
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Why Nigerian Army closed Mercy Corps offices

The Nigerian army closed the offices of another aid group Mercy Corps after troops said they found a large sum of money allegedly belonging to…

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EFCC Speaks On Investigating Vice President Osinbajo For Alleged Corruption
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EFCC Speaks On Investigating Vice President Osinbajo For Alleged Corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared that it is not investigating the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and the National Social Investment Programme,…

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NSCDC arrests 3 suspected drug dealers in Kaduna
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NSCDC arrests 3 suspected drug dealers in Kaduna

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna State Command, has arrested three persons suspected to be dealing in illicit drugs. The State Commandant…

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Keyamo confirms removal from Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs
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Keyamo confirms removal from Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs

Festus Keyamo has reacted to his immediate redeployment by President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement Tuesday evening by Willie Bassey, Director Information, Office of Secretary to…

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