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EFCC operatives reportedly visit Obasanjo Library over babalele alleged €150m probe

EFCC operatives reportedly visited the Olusegun Obasanjo library as part of investigation into Atiku Abubakar son-in-law The former vice president’s son in law reportedly gave money to a library official. It was however not clear if the operatives found any document at the library Operatives of the Economic and Financial …

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Kogi Election: Court Affirms APC’s Decision To Hold Indirect Primary

Kogi Election A Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct indirect primary for the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi State. Justice Taiwo Taiwo approved the party’s choice on Monday and dismissed two suits filed by some APC members in Kogi, …

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Wadume: Army, police reportedly clash at DHQ panel

Nigeria police and the army reportedly trade words at the DHQ panel set up to investigate killing of three policemen by soldiers after arresting suspected kidnap kingpin Wadume – The soldiers claimed they had thought Wadume was being kidnapped, adding that the police squad refused to stop at three military …

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Ex-Super Falcons player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine dies

The Nigeria Football Federation, on Thursday, announced the death of a former Super Falcons player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine. NFF said that Chiejine died on Wednesday, after a brief illness. Chiejine, who was born on May 17, 1983, had scored 15 goals in 61 games for Nigeria as of 2007, according to Wikipedia. NFF said, …

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Buhari Arrives In Kaduna For Commissioning Of Projects

He was received by Governor Nasir El Rufai and other top Government Officials at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Zaria. During the visit, the president will commission the Phase II of the Zaria Regional Water Supply Project Completed the the El-rufai administration. The first phase of the project was …

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Ekweremadu’s attackers risk 10-year jail as Nigerian mission seeks prosecution under German law.

The Nigerian High Commission in Germany has said that attackers of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, will be prosecuted under German law. If convicted, the attackers risk 10-year jail term each, as physical assaults are punishable by fines or imprisonments of up to 10 years in Germany. The Nigerian embassy …

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Nigeria-Seme border closure leaves thousands stranded

The federal government on Tuesday, August 20, shut down the border between Nigeria and the Republic of Benin This caused a lot of discomfort and inconvenience for nationals of both neighbouring countries who were returning to their bases after business transactions The spokesman of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Joseph …

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Nigerian Army sacks soldier for allegedly killing commercial driver over 100 Naira bribe.

The Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, August 21, announced the dismissal of an alleged killer soldier, Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson, to pave the way for his prosecution. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army dismissed Johnson, who allegedly killed a commercial motorcyclist, Chimaobi …

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BREAKING NEWS: Oyo-Ita arrives Aso Villa on Ministers’ inauguration

Oyo-Ita is under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged financial infractions to the tune of N3bn.

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Ambode: APC reacts to EFCC’s raid on former Lagos governor’s home

The All Progressives Congress has said there are now sacred cows in the fight against corruption The party is reacting to the search conducted by the Economic Financial Crime Commission at the Epe home of ex-governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state The spokesperson for the APC, Lanre Issa-Onilu, says the …

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BREAKING: You can’t access INEC server, Supreme Court dismisses PDP, Atiku’s appeal

Atiku and PDP had alleged in their petition pending before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that the “authentic” results of the February 23, 2019 election which gave them victory were stored in the said INEC server.

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Dwayne Johnson Marries Girlfriend Of 12 Years Lauren Hashia in Hawali

The rocks wedding The actor met Hashian in 2006 while he was filming a movie (The Game Plan) But they started dating officially in 2007 after his divorce. he has a child from his previous marriage and another two from his relationship with Hashian. The Rock was recently named the …

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BREAKING: NNPC, Nigeria’s State Oil Firm, Announces Oil Lifting Companies For 2019/2020

As the national refineries remain moribund, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Sunday announced a new set of companies that will lift the country’s crude oil and supply it with refined petroleum products.  In a press release obtained from its Twitter handle, @NNPCgroup, it said a batch of 15 …

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BREAKING: EFCC raids Ambode’s home in Epe

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday morning raided the home of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode in Epe area of Lagos. A top aide of the former governor, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, confirmed that EFCC operatives raided Ambode’s home. He revealed …

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Nnamdi Kanu places N1m bounty on overseas traveling schedule of South-East govs

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to reward anyone with useful information on overseas traveling schedule of South-East governors and other Igbo leaders. “So if you are working in any Government House in Southeast and you know which city in the …

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IPOB expresses joy over visit to UN

Awka – THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Friday expressed joy over it recent visit to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, saying the encounter would go a long way towards cementing diplomatic relationship with the international community. Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, making brisk appearance …

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BREAKING: Falana Defies Security Agents, Storms #RevolutionNow Symposium Venue

Falana stormed the venue at 11:40 pm leading to chants of solidarity by people who had converged despite the sealing off of the venue by Nigerian security forces.

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Samson Siasia: FIFA hands Nigerian coach life ban for taking bribe

Samson Siasia Samson Siasia will not be able to coach any team for the rest of his coaching career – The former Super Eagles midfielder has been slammed with life ban by FIFA – Siasia led the national U23 team to win bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Former …

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Nigerian army discover illegal gun factory in Benue state

The Nigerian army have uncovered an illegal arms manufacturing factory in Buruku local government area of Benue state The suspected arms manufacturers were paraded before journalists in Makurdi on Wednesday, August 14. 10 suspected criminals from neighbouring Nasarawa state who allegedly specialise in robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling were also …

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Taraba Police killings: Over 25 military, police personnel arrested

Over 25 personnel have been arrested for allegedly working with kidnap kingpin, Wadume as Panel sits today in Taraba to grill police, military representatives.

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House of Reps Summon Emefiele, NNPC, DSS Boss

The House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele; Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari; and Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.); and the Director-General, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi. The …

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Transfer News Update: Juventus to land Eriksen on a free transfer in 2020

Sarri happy to wait for Spurs star.

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Just In: Road Accident Claims Life Of Popular Music DJ

Popular Ivorian musician, Houon Ange Didier popularly known as DJ Arafat on Monday passed away at the age of 33. DJ Arafat died at about 8 am following a road accident on Sunday night in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire. DJ Arafat was unconscious while being rushed to the hospital and sadly didn’t survive …

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Insecurity: Nigerian Army acquires new mine resistant vehicles to fight Boko Haram

Nigerian Army has acquired four new mine resistant vehicles to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east region – The new vehicles were acquired following a strong partnership between the military and Ogun state based indigenous company The new mine resistant vehicles will hopefully provide protection and enhance fire power …

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Real Madrid move to hijack Barcelona on Neymar transfer by offering shock player to PSG

Neymar Real Madrid and Barcelona are scrapping to lure Neymar away from PSG before the European transfer window shuts on September 2. The PSG forward is eager to leave the Parcdes Princes behind after just two years, having grown tired with life in Paris. Neymar’s preference is to return to …

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Man who returned to JSS1 at the age of 28 says he wants to change Nigeria.

A Nigerian man has opened up about what motivated him to pursue his secondary school education at age 28 – According to man identified as Fatai Rokeeb, his decision is fueled by his need to change the Nigerian economy – Rokeeb who has applied to study business management and economics, …

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Taraba Police killings latest: Army Captain had 191 phone chats with wanted kidnapper

The Nigerian Army Captain who allegedly ordered soldiers on security check-point along the Ibi-Jalingo Expressway in Taraba State, to attack and kill police operatives attached to the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has been identified. Vanguard gathered, yesterday, that police investigation carried out so far has …

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BBNaija: Uche Maduagwu slams Peter Okoye for supporting Tacha

Nigerian social media critic, Uche Maduagwu, has taken to social media to slam singer, Peter Okoye This is coming after Peter Okoye showed his support for Tacha, promising to give her the price money if she does not emerge winner in the show Maduagwu took to his Instagram to question …

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Don’t allow bandits take you unaware – Sadique Abubakar tells troops

Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar The chief of air staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, tells troops to be alert in the ongoing fight against bandits and kidnappers in Katsina state – Sadique Abubakar notes that a military offensive was implemented to combat the increased frequency of armed banditry and kidnapping in …

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Hajj 2019: Buhari reacts to death of pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to families of deceased Nigerian pilgrims who died during the 2019 Hajj exercise in Saudi Arabia – President Buhari felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites – Also, the president on Monday, August 12, called …

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