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Owo attack, attempt to instigate religious hatred — Northern governors

The Northern Governors Forum says it is “infuriated” over the attack on worshippers at the St. Francis Catholic Church Owo, Ondo State which left many dead and others injured. This is even as the Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA; the TEKAN-ECWA Bloc of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN and …

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BREAKING: Terrorists invade Efab Mini-Estate Abuja, abduct residents

Suspected bandits in the early hours of today, Monday, attacked Efab Mini-Estate inside the bigger Genuine Estate in the Federal Capital Territory and operated from 1am to 4am before abducting several residents of the estate. Sources disclosed that the terrorists, who were in large number, gained access to Genuine Estate …

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EFCC gets direct access to 114m INTERPOL criminal records

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Wednesday in Lyon, France, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Interpol National Central Bureau for Nigeria, granting it unhindered access to its criminal records so as to enhance its operations. The agreement on Direct Access to …

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Spain is an important oil, and gas market for Nigeria, says Mele Kyari

The CEO/GMD of NNPC Ltd, Mallam Mele Kyari has described Spain as a strategically important oil and gas market for Nigeria as 26 percent of all Liquefied Natural Gas and crude oil produced in Nigeria end up in the European country. Kyari disclosed this while addressing Nigerian and Spanish business …

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Why EFCC released suspended Accountant-General from custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has released the suspended Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, on bail. It would be recalled that Idris was arrested by the anti-graft agency over his involvement in an N174 billion fraud. Idris was released on bail from the custody of the anti-graft …

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N2.9bn ‘fraud’: Okorocha gets N500m bail, remains in EFCC custody

A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday granted bail to the former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha. Okorocha is facing 17-count charges alongside a politician, Nyerere Anyim, for allegedly diverting funds from the Imo State Government House and local government joint accounts to private companies between 2014 and 2016. …

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Passengers escape into the bush as terrorists burn vehicles in broad daylight

Terrorists have attacked a convoy and set ablaze about eight vehicles along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Highway, Daily Trust report. The details of the incident are sketchy but a community leader, Muhammadu Umaru, told Daily Trust that many people were abducted. “We heard about 8 vehicles were set ablaze by the terrorists …

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Beheading of Anambra Lawmaker, Why we commended DSS arrest of suspects ― Inter-Society

The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, on Wednesday, said it commended the Director of State Services, DSS, over the arrest of the suspects who were allegedly involved in the kidnapping and beheading of a current lawmaker of Aguata state constituency in Anambra state last month, because …

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No offers yet on concerns over Finland, Sweden NATO bids — Erdogan

President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said Turkey had not yet received any concrete proposals to address its concerns over Finland and Sweden’s North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) membership bids. Speaking in parliament, Erdogan said Turkey wanted to see a “sincere” approach from the two Nordic countries regarding its concerns. He …

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Igbo communities beg Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu to them

The Association of South East Town Unions, ASETU, also known as Igbo Town Unions, has pleaded with President Mohammadu Buhari to release the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to their custody, promising to produce him anytime he is needed and at any location. They Prayed to President …

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How Buhari administration encouraged corruption — Buba Galadima

A former member of the board of trustees (BoT) of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Buba Galadima has decried the approach of President Muhammadu Buhari towards nipping corruption in the bud in his administration. Galadima, while giving his assessment of the fight against corruption in Nigeria, said the arrest of …

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Peter Umeadi wins APGA’s Presidential primary

ABUJA – Professor Peter Umeadi, Wednesday, clinched the Presidential ticket of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA at a special convention attended by party leaders and members drawn from the six geo-political zones of the country. At a special convention at the Katampe-Abuja national headquarters of the party, a total …

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BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION: How 14 Ondo Lawmakers Got 10 Million Naira Each To Impeach Deputy Governor by APC ondo chairman

Fourteen members of the Ondo State House of Assembly, who signed the “impeachment notice” of the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, were bribed to begin the process, SaharaReporters has gathered. It was gathered on Tuesday that the members were paid a sum of 10 million naira each to ensure Ajayi …

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Senate passes anti sexual harassment bill after second reading.

The Senate on Tuesday passed the bill on sexual harassment in tertiary institutions after reading it for the third time. The bill titled: ‘A Bill for an Act to prevent, prohibit and redress Sexual Harassment of students in tertiary educational institutions and for matters concerned therewith, 2019’, was sponsored by …

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How we rigged 2016 election for Governor Akeredolu , Ex-Ondo SSG alleges

Former Ondo SSG, Ifedayo Abegunde, has alleged that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu did not win the 2016 election Abegunde opening up on why he left Akeredolu’s administration revealed that the state election was rigged Recall that Abegunde on Monday, July 6, resigned his appointment as Secretary to the Ondo State Government …

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APC govs, leaders begin search for Oshiomhole’s successor

The APC is in the post-Adam Oshiomhole era as a new caretaker committee is now in charge following the removal of the national chairman. As it prepares to hold its national convention, the ruling party is shopping for the most worthy candidate that will fill the vacancy. The ruling party …

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COVID-19: FG says no approval for resumption of schools yet

The federal government has said it has not yet given approval for the resumption of schools across the country. The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 made the clarification on Thursday, July 2, The PTF chairman, Boss Mustapha, said only students in critical classes were permitted to resume for revision …

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Covid-19

The Covid-19 was manufactured in a laboratory to control the world population.The testing of the virus was planned to be staged in #Wuhan,a province in China because it is the most populated country. To understand my write up,have time and watch these movies. 1.PANDEMIC on Netflix. 2.THE LAST SHIP(Season 1-5) …

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BREAKING: Court Orders IGP, DSS DG, Others To Release Deposed Emir Sanusi From Detention

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, March 13, has ordered the immediate release of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi from confinement/detention. Justice Anwuli Chikere made the order in an ex-parte ruling on Friday morning after listening to lawyer to Sanusi, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) who …

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BREAKING: Gov El-Rufai Visits Deposed Emir Sanusi in Awe

Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, on Friday afternoon, March 13, has met with dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II at Awe in Nasarawa State. Governor El-Rufai who arrived Awe LocalGovernment at about 1:30pm where Sanusi is currently residing. Due to heavy security presence journalists were …

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VIDEO: Buhari attacked at Argungu Festival in Kebbi State

According to the Sahara Reporters who firstly reported on Social media, but later africanews247 seen the video making rounds on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, which was posted by @segalink, the President posed for a picture session with the Kebbi State governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and other dignitaries. However, a man …

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Coronavirus: Experts say Nigeria likely to record more positive cases of disease

Experts in the field of health have cautioned the Nigerian government to redouble efforts at preventing the spread of coronavirus in the country An index case of the disease was recorded in Lagos and the victim has since been quarantined The experts said Nigeria is one of the 13 African …

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Juventus Superstar Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Italian professional footballer, Daniele Rugani who plays for Serie A champions, Juventus has tested positive for the coronavirus disease. This was confirmed in a statement by Juventus who added that the club has activated necessary procedures as required by law. The 25-year-old defender came on as a substitute in his …

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Ronaldo Quarantined After Teammate, Rugani Tested Positive To Coronavirus

A few hours after africanews247 reported that Italian professional footballer, Daniele Rugani who plays for Serie A champions, Juventus has tested positive for the coronavirus disease, his teammate, Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly been quarantined in his homeland, Madeira. It could be recalled that Juventus on Sunday, March 8 played against …

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COVID-19: All Real Madrid Players Sent Home For 15 Days Quarantine

A statement recently released by Real Madrid C.F has noted that all players of both Football and Basketball team belonging to the club will be quarantined for fifteen days. The announcement was coming after a member of their basketball team reportedly tested positive for the Chinese killer virus, codenamed COVID-19. …

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El-Rufai Visits Muhammadu Sanusi In Awe

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has allegedly travelled to Awe, Nasarawa State to visit the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, who was throned over allegation of insubordination. According to Daily Trust, report gathered from security sources has it that Governor El-Rufai left Kaduna on Thursday morning to …

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Tom Hanks And His Wife Down With Coronavirus

American actor Tom Hanks said on Twitter on Wednesday that he and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, tested positive for coronavirus in Australia, where he is currently working on a feature film. Tom Hanks said the couple had a coronavirus test after feeling tired and feverish. He made the announcement, …

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WHO Declares Coronavirus Global Pandemic

Following the fast spread of the Coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. This was made known in a press conference on Wednesday at the organization’s headquarters in Geneva by WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. He said: “In the past two weeks the number …

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Breaking: Dethroned Emir Sanusi Moved From Nasarawa To Lagos

The recently dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has been moved from Nassarawa State to Lagos State. He arrived Lagos on Thursday amidst heavy security. It will be recalled Sanusi was deposed by the Kano State government on Monday and was banished to Nassarawa State afterwards. Details later…

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Ganduje vs Sanusi: Buhari Threatened To Impose State Of Emergency In Kano State

A report by the committee set up to intervene in the face-off between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi Lamido has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari once threatened to declare a state of emergency in Kano State over the lingering crisis. The report revealed the president …

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