Author Archives: The Citizen

Super Eagles, Corsica friendly ends in score draw

Super Eagles fought back from a goal down on Friday to force hosts Corsica to a 1-1 draw in a friendly staged at the Stade ...

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Police raid Ekweremadu’s house in Abuja

The police in Abuja on Friday carried out a search on the Maitama, Abuja official guest house of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu ...

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Ecological Fund spending: You’re a liar – Jonathan tells el-Rufai

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was all fury yesterday as he responded to the allegation by Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State that he (Jonathan) denied some states ecological fund for sentimental reasons ...

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Voter card scandal: Resign or face impeachment – APC tells Gov. Bello

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has asked Governor Yaya Bello to tender his resignation or risk impeachment by the state’s House of Assembly over his alleged multiple registration for voter card. ...

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Lagos shops for new investors for 4th Mainland Bridge project

The Lagos State Government has said that it was shopping for new investors to take over the 4th Mainland Bridge project. ...

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AMCON recovers N134bn from debtors – Kuru, MD/CEO

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), said it was able to recover N134bn from various debtors in the 2016 financial year as a result ...

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U.S jails 3 Nigerian scammers 235 years

Three Nigerian scammers who befriended many of their victims on dating sites have been slammed huge prison sentences by a Mississippi court after making tens ...

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Gunmen abduct six Lagos pupils

Gunmen took advantage of security lapses around creeks in Igbonla, Epe, on Thursday to abduct six pupils of Igbonla Model College, Epe, Lagos ...

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Senate makes history, passes PIB into law

The Senate on Thursday passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), which seeks to unbundle the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and merged its subsidiaries into a single entity ...

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Please beg Biafra agitators not to go – Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has called for dialogue with Biafran agitators ...

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