Daily Archives: August 6, 2017

Osinbajo drops two ICPC board members under probe for corruption

The Acting President, Yemi, Osinbajo, has dropped the two new members nominated to be on the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related ...

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Al-Jazeera allegedly “incites terrorism and religious extremism” as Israel moves to close offices

Israel said on Sunday it planned to close the offices of Al-Jazeera in the Jewish state, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Arab satellite ...

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Gov. Obiano appoints Nezianya, ex-NAN director SA Media

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has appointed a veteran journalist, Mr Tony Obiora Nezianya, as one of his special assistants on media. The appointment took ...

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I never budget N9.1bn for new lodge in Lagos —Gov Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has denied planning to build a new lodge for the state government in Lagos at N9.1bn. Emmanuel clarified ...

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Scores killed as gunmen storm Anambra church

Gunmen stormed the St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra. An eyewitness said on Sunday that the gunmen went into ...

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Boko Haram: Parents offer their girls for suicide bombing — Army

The Nigerian Army on Saturday begged religious, traditional and community rulers in the North-East to dissuade parents from offering their children to Boko Haram ...

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Boko Haram will remain technically-defeated, says Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has said that the Boko Haram terrorists will forever remain technically-defeated ...

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New Niger Delta coalition demand power devolution, republic

A coalition of Niger Delta militant groups on Saturday expressed readiness to fight for a Niger Delta Republic if the Federal Government failed to embrace devolution of power and fiscal federalism ...

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Northern governors, traditional rulers to reveal stand on restructuring soon – Al-makura

Governor Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa State says a committee of Northern governors and traditional rulers will soon come up with a stand in the region’s and country’s best interests ...

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Court sentences herdsman to 2 years’ imprisonment in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court has sentenced a herdsman, Ali Haruna, to two years imprisonment for destroying crops worth N1.5 million in the farm ...

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