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20
Nov 2018
“Jonathan Had No Shoes, You Sold Firewood’ – Nigerians React To Atiku Plan

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has caused reactions from Nigerians on social media over his campaign policy document ‘The Atiku Plan.’ On Monday, Atiku revealed his plan for Nigerians in 2019and narrated a story of how he started selling firewood as an orphan in Adamawa before he got rich. He quoted his statement by saying: “I started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of Jada in Adamawa, but God, through the Nigerian state, invested in me and......

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20
Nov 2018
President Buhari Assures Credible Elections (Read Details)

As the nation moves into election mode with the commencement of election campaigns next week, President Muhammadu Buhari has again, given assurances of his determination to lay a foundation for free, fair and credible elections in the country. Responding to a speech by a delegation of Imams and senior Islamic scholars from the 36 states of the federation at the State House on Friday, President Buhari said that a number of measures put in place have seen the gradual improvement of elections, as in Edo, Anambra,......

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20
Nov 2018
This Teenage Nollywood Actress Tito Is Missing (Photo)

17-year-old Nollywood actress, Tito Segun-Banjo , has been declared missing by her family. In an interview, Tito’s mum, Wemimo Segun-Banjo, said her daughter who featured in Omoni Oboli’s Wives on Strike, the Revolution, left their home in Ipaja, Lagos state on Saturday November 17th to run some errands for her dad and has since not returned home. Efforts to reach her has failed as her phone is currently switched off. ”She left the house on Saturday to run errands for her dad and has since not......

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19
Nov 2018
SO SAD!! 5 APC Members Killed In Road Crash

Five members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been confirmed dead in a ghastly motor accident a few meters to Oke-Onigbin, a Kwara suburb, on the Omu-Aran-Ilorin highway on Sunday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the APC members and some party executives of Irepodun Local Government Area of the state were on their way to Oro for a rally. The APC members had gathered to celebrate the outcome of Saturday’s bye-election in which the party’s candidate, Raheem Olawuyi emerged winner. The......

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19
Nov 2018
How I Met And Married Atiku Abubakar 47 Years Ago – Titi Opens Up

Titi Abubakar, wife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said she married her husband because of his honesty, sincerity and integrity, NAN reports. Mrs Abubakar made the remarks when a group, Women for Atiku, paid her a courtesy visit at her Maitama residence in Abuja. “I get confused whenever I read the false allegations of corruption being peddled by mischief makers against my husband in the media. “I ask myself if they are referring to my husband whom I have been......

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19
Nov 2018
‘What Will Set Nigeria On Fire’- President Buhari Speaks Out

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned politicians to conduct their electioneering with decorum and avoid setting the county ablaze, PoliticsNGR has learned. “We have no other country, let us not set it ablaze because of politics,” he told supporters of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), top party officials and government functionaries, when he kicked off his campaign for re-election in 2019, with the launch of a “Campaign Manual/Next Level document” at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja, yesterday. “I am not unmindful that the National......

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18
Nov 2018
GOBEE!! Church Service Disrupted As Fire Breaks Out In Church Of God Mission

There was serious tension in Warri, Delta State on Sunday as fire razed down the roof of Church of God Mission, CGM in Ejiyere Street off Ojabugbe Street in Okumagba Layout, DAILY POST can report. It was learnt that the fire broke out as a result of electrical failure on the top of the three-storey church building. The incident disrupted the first service of the church as members with ministers, passerby as well as residents of Ejiyere, Dederu and Ojabugbe Street battled to quench the......

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18
Nov 2018
APC Vs PDP: ‘They Promised And Failed’ – Atiku Abubakar Mocks President Muhammadu Buhari

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has mocked the launch of the ‘Next Level’ campaign initiated by the Buhari campaign ahead of the 2019 elections. A statement by his Campaign Organisation on Sunday described the presentation as vague on policy and very big on promises. The spokesman, Segun Sowunmi, recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) made a number of promises, which they either denied or did not fulfill, “such as the promise to create 3 million jobs per annum and to......

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17
Nov 2018
Christian Leaders Visit Buhari Inside Aso Rock…You Won’t Believe What They Told Him

Christian Leaders under the auspices of the Christian Association of Nigeria on Friday told President Muhammadu Buhari to his face that the ruling All Progressives Congress was now becoming a safe haven where corrupt politicians can hide, Sun News reports. CAN, therefore, asked the President to make the war against corruption total and non-discriminatory in order to rid the nation of the corruption cancer which has eaten deep into her fabric. The CAN leadership, led by its President, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, spoke in Abuja during......

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17
Nov 2018
united nation

The United Nations, UN, has stated that it was committed to ensuring credible elections in 2019. The United Nations special representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas spoke with reporters in Port Harcourt yesterday. He said this after a meeting with Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, at the Government House, adding that the international community also craves peaceful polls in the country. He said, “The United Nations and the International Community are very interested in the 2019 elections. We......

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16
Nov 2018
Minimum Wage: Vote Out Governors Opposing N30,000 – NLC Tells Workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Thursday asked its members to vote out state governors opposing the proposed N30,000 minimum wage. It added that would not be intimidated by threat from the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) to sack workers if the new national minimum wage is implemented. NLC President, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, said this in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja. The governors had said paying N30, 000 new minimum wage would lead to bankruptcy, adding that only Lagos and Rivers States could afford it. The......

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16
Nov 2018
president buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will continue to implement policies that attract investment and spark competition in critical sectors of the economy. The President also said he has developed interest in the oil sector. President Buhari stated this when he received the Management of LADOL Integrated Logistics Enterprise, who was on a courtesy visit yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He commended the company for taking advantage of the pro-business policies put in place by his administration aimed at bringing domestic and......

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15
Nov 2018
DSS Asks Buhari To Prosecute Oshiomhole For ‘Making Millions Of Dollars’ From APC Primaries (photo)

The Department of State Services (DSS) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for allegedly receiving at least $55million in bribes before and after the party primaries all over the country. In October, SaharaReporters had reported how Oshiomhole and his cronies received up to N50million in bribes to award last-minute tickets to undeserving members of the party. The DSS subsequently grilled Oshiomhole last week, with reports emerging that the former labour leader had been asked......

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18
Oct 2018
Atiku campaign group donates N10m to Abia pipeline explosion victims

• Promises women, youths 40% positions • ‘Ticket panacea to Nigeria’s economic woes’ Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation has donated N10 million to the victims of last week’s pipeline explosion that led to loss of human lives and property at Umuaduru and Umuimo communities in Osisioma Ngwa Council of Abia State. The former vice president and former Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State will fly the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag in the 2019 general elections.Obi, who announced the donation when he visited the scenes......

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17
Oct 2018
Senate in rowdy session over alleged $3.8b subsidy funds

• Reps okay N831.2b for 2019 polls The sitting of the Senate was yesterday uproarious following a resolution to probe operation of an alleged $3.8 billion Fuel Subsidy Under-recovering Fund by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The key players in the rowdy session were Majority Leader, Ahmad Lawan, his predecessor, Ali Ndume, and Kabiru Marafa. Trouble began when Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, sought investigation of the alleged account. She had reminded her colleagues that despite attempts to compel the oil agency to submit a......

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17
Oct 2018
President Buhari

Erstwhile All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, has advised the ruling party to relieve its incumbent National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of his job if it wants to win the 2019 presidential election. In a statement, Ogbonnia said: “The calls for the removal of the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, are widening like wildfire. “That is not surprising. Unless the APC wants to risk a crushing defeat in 2019, the party has nowhere......

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16
Oct 2018
OMGGG!!! Landslide Brings 60 Houses Down In Cross River (Photo)

No fewer than 60 houses and historical sites have been destroyed by landslides at Anderson along Marina street in Calabar, Cross River State. Also threatened, DAILY POST investigations revealed, are the Palace of the Obong of Calabar, Edgerley Memorial primary School and Primary Health Centre among others. Cross River State is also at the risk of losing some historical sites such as the European Cemetery. Speaking at the erosion sites, the village head of Esuk Effiom, Anderson Akoi, Dr Effiom Ewa Ekeng Magnus Henshaw explained......

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16
Oct 2018
Fresh trouble for minimum wage

When the organised labour suspended its strike action over declaration of negotiation of minimum wage on Sunday, 30th September 2018, it was believed that a new minimum wage would soon be announced. But another announcement by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige that negotiation was inconclusive and that no agreement had been reached over a definite figure even after the tripartite negotiation committee rounded off its deliberations, has thrown up fresh agitation in the labour circle. The Guardian gathered that at the......

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16
Oct 2018
“My Life Is Under Threat” – Dino Melaye Cries Out Like He Used To Do

The lawmaker representing the Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari alleging that the Nigeria Police are threatening his life. Melaye, in the petition dated October 13, 2018, and addressed to the President, chronicled his battles with the men of the Nigeria Police both in Abuja and Kogi. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Amnesty International, European Union, United States Embassy, British High Commission, United Nations, Canadian Embassy, German Embassy, Economic Community of West African States and the African Union were......

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16
Oct 2018
Dancing Senator Adeleke Dragged To Court By Federal Government (See Why)

The Federal Government has charged PDP candidate in the contentious Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke (Osun West) and four others before the Federal High Court, Abuja with alleged examination malpractices. Adeleke and others were accused, in a four-count charge filed in the name of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) of fraudulently registering as students of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, Ojo-Aro, Osun State to enable them sit for the National Examination Council (NECO) examination of June/July 2017. Named with Adeleke, in the charge are:......

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16
Oct 2018
Boko Haram kills another aid worker

The Nigerian government Monday said that a female aid worker has been killed following the expiration of the deadline given by her abductors. Hauwa Mohammed Liman was an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross. “We are deeply pained by this killing, just like we were by the recent killing of the first aid worker,” minister of information Lai Mohammed said in a statement. Mohammed said the government will keep the negotiations open and continue to work to free the innocent women......

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25
Sep 2018
REVEALED: Federal Government Opens Up On Reason For Suspending Nigeria Air (See Why)

The federal government has revealed that it suspended the national carrier project due to investor apathy. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed explained that investors who were supposed to partner with the government on the project were no longer forthcoming. Nigeria Air, which was supposed to begin operations in December, has been suspended indefinitely by the federal executive council. “If the understanding of government at the beginning was that the project might be self-financing or the project would be financed by investors and you......

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22
Aug 2018
President Buhari

In the spirit of Eid al-Adha that’s been celebrated by the Muslims today, 21st of August, 2018, head of States, President Muhammadu Buhari has been pictured on camera slaughtering the customary Ram used for the celebration of the day. It’s customary that during the Holiday, a Ram is slaughtered for the celebration of the day and from photos shared online, PMB did the honour of slaughtering the animal that’s to be used to celebrate at his side. Judging from the photos, the President looks like......

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22
Aug 2018
President Buhari

President Buhari will inaugurate the largest brewery in West Africa on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. According to Punch, the $250m facility is owned by International Breweries Plc, an arm of AB InBev Group. Speaking on the launch, the Managing Director, IB Plc, Annabelle Degroot, said the plant will help meet the government’s goal of producing quality drinks locally. Degroot said “International Breweries Plc is a brand that places a premium on quality. Bearing this in mind, we will spare no expense or effort in ensuring......

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19
Jul 2018
Just In!! CBN Orders Banks To Refund N65bn To All Nigerians

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that it had ordered banks to refund N65billion to Nigerians. The refund covered wrongful deductions and charges from customers’ deposits and other transactions in the last six years. Acting Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Isaac Okorafor, confirmed this on Wednesday at a fair with the theme: ‘Promoting Financial Stability and Economic Development’ for stakeholders in Asaba, Delta State. “We have recovered and returned to customers over N65bn out of complaints by people over acts of treatment on customers,......

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18
Jul 2018
Buhari demands N242b for 2019 elections

“The aggregate cost of the 2019 elections is estimated at N242,445,322,600.00, but only N164,104,792,065.00 will be spent for urgent needs of the polls because of funds constraints,’’ President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed yesterday. In a letter read by Senate President Bukola Saraki to senators at the commencement of yesterday’s session, Buhari asked that the sum of N228,854 billion of the N578,319 billion worth of projects ‘inserted’ by the National Assembly into the 2018 budget be vired or converted for the purpose of funding the election. This......

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16
Jul 2018
“I Cannot Afford To Be Selfish” – Shina Peller Says, As He Eyes House Of Reps’ Seat

Shina Abiola Peller has declared his ambition to represent the people of his constituency in Oyo State at the National Assembly House of Representatives. Peller, an astute businessman, has been officially nominated to represent the Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency on the platform of the ruling party, APC. The 42-year-old told newsmen at the flag-off of his declaration and campaign that he has taken up the challenge to ensure better welfare for the people. “I have decided to join this political race because my people have spoken......

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27
Apr 2018
Breaking News: Buhari Leaves For USA Tomorrow To See Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja on 28th April 2018, on an official working visit to the United States of America, on the invitation of President Donald Trump. President Buhari will have bilateral meeting with President Trump and a working lunch on Monday 30 April 2018. The meeting is to discuss ways to enhance the strategic partnership between the two countries and to advance shared priorities, such as: promoting economic growth, fighting terrorism and other threats to peace and security. The meeting will further deepen......

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17
Apr 2018
“Buhari Is Part Of Those Who Have Kept Nigerians Poor” – Aisha Says

Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group, on Monday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari was part of those “wicked people” that kept Nigerians in poverty. The activist made the remark while reacting to Buhari’s claim that “wicked people kept Nigerians poor.” Buhari had said this while receiving a delegation of the Buhari Diaspora Support Organisation led by Mr Charles Sylvester in London, on Sunday. The President, had, however, noted that looking at the condition in which his administration met the country, without savings and......

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13
Apr 2018
Herdsmen-attack

No fewer than 10 persons were killed on Wednesday night and many others injured in attacks by suspected herdsmen on Logo and Ukum local government areas of the state. Seven persons were killed in Gbeji, in Ukum LGA, while three were killed in Channel 1, in the Logo LGA. Those killed in Gbeji were identified as Mtserkyaa lgbugh, Kananfa Amarfu, Tyavyar Akau, Orfega Hiikyaa, Kanyitor Uor and a 75-year-old passerby, whose identity has yet to be ascertained. Those killed in Tswaregh were identified as Tor......

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11
Apr 2018
Exotic Cars And Charms: Four Suspected Yahoo Boys Living Flambouyant Lifestyle Arrested By EFCC (Photos)

Operatives of the EFCC have paraded four suspected internet fraudsters living flambouyant lifestyle in Lagos. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Saturday, April 7, 2018, arrested four suspected Internet fraudsters. The suspects are: Ale Daniel, Tunde Badmus, Adams Tunde Adedeji and Ajiboye Gbenga. The quartet who were arrested in the Lekki area of Lagos State for various offences bordering on cyber crimes and money laundering, their arrest followed intelligence report received by the Commission about their activities alleging that they......

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11
Apr 2018
7 Reasons Buhari May Lose Re-Election In 2019 (No. 1 Is The Realest)

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, April 9 declared his intention to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections. Read HERE in case you missed the news when President Buhari made it know he will be running for Second term. Some Nigerians have expressed their displeasure over the president’s re-election bid, while pro-Buharists have continued to garner supports for his second term ambition. On the basis of the foregoing,  highlights the 7 reasons President Muhammadu Buhari may lose re-election in 2019. 1. Herdsmen Attack Nigeria......

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02
Apr 2018
Senate Initiates 2 Bills To Fight Drug Abuse

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has disclosed that the Senate has developed two draft bills for legislation to tackle the menace, just as he said that this was an outcome of the roundtable put in place by him in December last year in Kano on the rising drug abuse in the country. In a statement yesterday in Abuja by his Media Office, the proposed bills are: National Drug Control Bill and National Mental Health Bill. It said that the Drug Control Bill seeks to clarifies......

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30
Mar 2018
Full List Of Bills Passed Senate Since June 9th, 2015

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, passed the much-awaited Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), with approval of five per cent levy on fuel sold across the country. This was sequel to unanimous adoption of the report on the Bill presented by Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream), Sen. Tayo Alasoadura, to the lawmakers during plenary. The process began under former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2000, with the establishment of Oil and Gas Implementation Committee (“OGIC”). On Thursday, the Senate released full list of......

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30
Mar 2018
[Wow Must Read] Check Out The Most Well Maintained Car & Owner (Photo)

Murtala Mohammed was Nigeria’s former military head of state. He became president on July 30, 1975. During his brief stint as Nigeria’s leader, he acquired a reputation as a leader who traveled about without the fanfare typically associated with leaders in Nigeria. He hardly traveled in a convoy of attached vehicles. He was not known to blare sirens whenever he traveled in his car. He often travels incognito. On February 13, 1976, while on his way to his office at Dodan Barracks, Lagos, a group......

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26
Mar 2018
Why Nigeria may miss targets for oil reserves

•NNRC puts loss to delay in PIB at $235b A 10-year target set by the Federal Government to boost crude oil reserves to 40 billion barrels and daily production to four million by 2020 is becoming unrealistic due to uncertainties that decrease investments in the sector. Indeed, instead of making progress, the country may be taking steps backward, going by statistics from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), which indicate that the reserves declined by whopping 961.47 million barrels between 2012 and 2016 alone. The......

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22
Feb 2018
How-Monkey-Stole-N70-Million-From-Senators-Farm-House – Senator Shehu Sani

Despite the fact that Nigerians are still basking in the euphoria of a snake swallowing N36 million in Benue JAMB office, it has been alleged that monkeys have taken N70 million belonging to the Northern Senators Caucus. The caucus had sacked Sen. Abdullahi Adamu as its chairman on Wednesday, following allegations of misappropriating N70m belonging to the group. Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu who presided over Tuesday’s plenary, announced the leadership change. Briefing Newsmen after Plenary, Senator Shehu Sani said that since the......

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14
Feb 2018
The Dark Origins of Valentine's Day - Welcome to Michael Carter's Blog

Valentine day is around the corner and will be celebrated by many in diverse ways. Some of my Christian Brethren think of that day as a day of sin and it is a taboo to mention Valentine. A young girl told me the story of valentine and after looking it up, I said wow. She started by asking me, “Are you my valentine?” I smiled and she said she bets am not thinking what she is thinking. The story and its spiritual implications goes thus:......

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13
Feb 2018
[Download Audio + Video] Wande Coal ft. Leriq – Will You Be Mine | Michael Carter's Blog

Wande Coal teams up once again with Aristokrat’s super producer, Leriq to create one of the most coveted collaborations in 2018. Wande Coal exercises his versatility, flexing his amazing vocals on this trap-Soul ballad on the Leriq produced beat. Shot in South Africa, and directed by the talented Sesan. King Wande Coal is here… Call the Paramedics!  ...

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29
Jan 2018
33 ships laden with petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos ports

Thirty three ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos from Jan. 29 to Feb. 19. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday. It explained that seven of the expected 33 ships would sail in with petrol. NPA said that 26 other ships contain buck wheat, frozen fish,......

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29
Jan 2018

Accident claims 20 lives along Kaduna-Abuja expressway No fewer than 20 people died in a ghastly motor accident along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on Sunday night. The Sector Commander of the Federal Roads Safety Corps in Kaduna State, Umar Ibrahim, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Monday that the accident occurred around 7 p.m. at Dutse U-turn, 22 kilometres from Kaduna metropolis. Ibrahim said the accident involved a white DAF articulated vehicle with registration number: AJG118XA and a white Toyota HAICE bus with......

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31
Dec 2017
Prophet Samuel Oyadara's 2018 Prophesy About Obasanjo, Atiku, Tinubu And Ambode (Photos)

Bola Badmus – Lagos Obasanjo should repent before he dies ―Prophet •Makes shocking revelation on Buhari, Atiku, Tinubu, Ambode, others Founder, Christ for All Peoples Church, Ojoo, Lagos State, Prophet Samuel Oyadara, has called on former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to repent and beg God for forgiveness of his sins before he dies, as he urged the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to pray against plot to assassinate him in 2018. According to Prophet Oyadara, in his 2018 predictions released......

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31
Dec 2017
Osun State Workers Suspends Strike

Osun State Government workers have suspended the strike action embarked upon to force government to stop paying them half salaries. The workers, on Saturday night , announced the suspension of the strike after signing a memorandum of understanding with the representatives of the state government . The MoU was signed on behalf of the workers by the Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress , Mr. Tunde Adekomi ; Chairman , Joint Negotiating Council , Bayo Adejumo among others while the, Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Bola......

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29
Dec 2017
South African Lady Was Burnt To Death By Her Boyfriend Because He Broke Up With Him (Photos)

A beautiful South African Lady named Irene Khutletlang has been burnt to death by her Obsessed boyfriend, Who felt in not him no one else can have her, According to her friends on Facebook the man named Thapelo Bosture Dioke took her life into his hands after she threatened to break up with him on Boxing day.. They are now seeking for justice for Irene, see their post below!...

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24
Dec 2017
Fuel Scarcity: DPR Seals 20 Filling Stations In Rivers State

Fuel scarcity has continued unabated in Rivers State, especially in the state capital, Port Harcourt. DAILY POST reports that many filling stations hoard their products in the day but dispense at exorbitant prices at night. Meanwhile, in a crackdown to check the situation, the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has sealed off about twenty filling stations in one week. The affected private filling stations were accused of various offences, including selling products above the government approved pump price, under delivery of products and diversion of......

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24
Dec 2017
Ex Vice President Atiku Abubakar Reacts To Fuel Scarcity In Nigeria (See photo)

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the ongoing Fuel scarcity in Nigeria. The Former Vice President stated reaction his Twitter account. He tweeted:”My heart goes out to everyone struggling to see their friends and families during this season of celebration due to the #fuelscarcity and I am confident that as we unite as a nation we can find a solution to this crisis.”...

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24
Dec 2017
Fuel: Buhari Rejects The Demand For Marketer's Increase In Fuel Price

The Demands: Price increase Total deregulation of petroleum products Payment of outstanding subsidy   FG’S OFFERS:   Creation of special window for Forex from CBN Presentation of request for payment of outstanding subsidy to National Assembly Creating opportunity for the establishment of modular refineries No return to era of fuel subsidy   A subtle move by marketers for the federal government to increase fuel price appears to have failed. President Muhammadu Buhari is not disposed to the proposal, The Nation gathered yesterday. He is also......

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24
Dec 2017
We No Longer Import, Sell Fuel At #145/ Litre - Marketers

Penalty to throwing ‘Femi Asu Against the latest round of fuel scarcity rocking many parts of the country, private oil marketers are calling for government intervention to enable them to access foreign exchange at a special rate for the importation of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol). According to them, selling the product at N145 per litre is no longer feasible with the current exchange rate. Private marketers stopped fuel importation last year due to shortage of foreign exchange and increase in crude prices, which they said......

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23
Dec 2017
Fuel Scarcity: Transport Fares goes up in Kogi (Photos)

Transport fares have gone up on most routes in Kogi following the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, (PMS) generally known as petrol. The pump price of the product has also increased and now goes for about N200 per liter in most filling stations. Findings by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja on Friday showed that the ordeal of motorists in the state was due to shady deals by officials of NNPC mega stations who resorted to selling fuel at night to other independent......

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23
Dec 2017
No Fuel Scarcity, Stockholders Hoarding Products - APC Says

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the scarcity of premium motor spirit (PMS) is artificial. In a tweet on Friday, the ruling party blamed the unavailability of petroleum products on ” some stakeholders hoarding allocated products”. It, however, regretted any inconvenience the scarcity might have brought Nigerians, saying relevant agencies were working on the issue. “There’s no ‘actual scarcity’. Just some stakeholders hoarding allocated products in order to cause artificial scarcity + panic buying, for their own selfish interests,” the tweet read. “However, it’s unaccountable,......

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23
Dec 2017
Top 10 Criminal Cases That Shook Nigeria In 2017 (Photos)

The year 2017 was one year with a lot of criminal cases around the world. Nigeria is no different. Several criminal cases Nigeria witnessed were reported in the newspapers throughout the year. Though no statistics have been given for the year, the numbers for the previous year is alarming. According to the National Bureau of statistics, in the year 2016, a total of 125,790 cases were reported to the police. The offences against property have the highest number of cases reported with 65,397. Offence against......

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22
Dec 2017
Man Hit By Canon Shots At PDP Rally In Delta Dies (Photos)

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday expressed sadness over the untimely death of Mr. Jerry Ojugbeli, a driver to the Deputy Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly. Mr. Ojugbeli died from injuries sustained from Canon gun shot at the Ndokwa West PDP Local Government Council Elections Campaign Flag off rally at Kwale on Thursday. Governor Okowa in a condolence statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu condoled with the family, Deputy Speaker, the people of Umusadege, Kwale and the entire......

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22
Dec 2017
Where Are the Modular Refineries?

I remembered quite well during the buildup to the 2015 election; APC promised to build modular refineries in months. As of today only Dangote refinery which is a private initiative, which may not come online till 2020. Please where are the promised refineries; because this fuel scarcity is hard on us the populace? God bless Nigeria. Scarcity is as a result of importation price difference due to world market.   Source: Vanguardngr.com...

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22
Dec 2017
I'm Yet To Be Briefed On Innoson Chairman's Arrest - AGF

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, (AGF) Abubakar Malami on Thursday said that he has not been briefed on why the Chairman of Innocent Motors, Chief Innocent Chukwuma was arrested. The Economic Financial and Crimes Commission, EFCC, two days ago had arrested Chief Chukwuma and took him to Abuja for allegedly refusing to honour invitation, which the Innoson Motors boss has denied. Briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council, meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber,......

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13
Dec 2017
'Anyone caught Abusing the Naira will face Jail Terms - CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday warned Nigerians against abusing the naira notes. The apex bank said anyone caught abusing the naira would be prosecuted and if convicted the person risked six months in jail or a fine of N50,000. An official of the Currency Operation Department at the CBN headquarters, Mr. Samuel Shuaibu, disclosed this in Calabar, Cross River State capital, during the commencement of the ‘CBN Fair’, which was to sensitise residents of the state to the appropriate use of the naira.......

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12
Dec 2017
EFCC lacks power to try sitting judges, says Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal, Lagos division, yesterday ruled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) does not have powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officers except where such judicial officers have first been dismissed or retired by the National Judicial Council (NJC). In a judgment anchored on the principle of separation of powers between the three arms of government in Nigeria, the court held that serving judicial officers can only be prosecuted for offences like murder, stealing and others, if such offences are......

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12
Dec 2017
NYSC 2017 Batch 'B' Stream II Orientation Course Date Announced

​The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said its 2017 Batch B, stream 2 Corps members will begin their orientation course on Tuesday, 16th January 2018, Fabinfos.com can confirm. This information was contained on the recently updated NYSC Mobilization Time-Table For 2017 Batch B corps members. The management of the scheme has made it known that the orientation course would be held between Tuesday 16th January 2018, to Monday 5th February 2018. See the full and complete NYSC Mobilization Time-Table For 2017......

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11
Dec 2017
Thierry Henry To Visit Nigeria On 17th December For Guinness Made in Black (Photo)

In a first for Nigeria, Guinness is delighted to announce that Made of Black ambassador, Thierry Henry, will be visiting Lagos on 17th-18th December as part of the Guinness Made of Black programme. Look out for his special message to Nigerians ahead of his visit on the Guinness Nigeria Facebook page @GuinnessNGR During his time in Nigeria, the international football icon will meet winners of the ‘Be a Front Row Fan’ consumer promotion, which is currently running across the country. He will join them to......

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20
Nov 2017
DETAILS ABOUT THE WEBSITE DESIGNED FOR N700M IN MY COUNTRY NIGERIA

Me on a norm wont like to involve myself in any FG wahala but this one has gotten to me and i feel if i cant carry black-harts and stage a protest then i can use the medium i know best to express my anger. Many of you might have heard of the most expensive website in world today that was designed for N700M (almost $2million). This website was designed for the Ministry of Mines and Steels in our country Nigeria and was launched on......

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16
Nov 2017
'Strange’ disease kills 3 in Sokoto

  The Sokoto State government has confirmed three deaths, including two students, following a strange illness that occurred in two neighbouring houses at Mabera in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a mechanic and father of five, one Malam Abdullahi Lawal, 58, died as a result of severe headache, convulsion and bleeding from the eye on Nov. 11. NAN reports that two students, who were neighbours to the deceased, Bello Aminu, 15, and Nasiru Kamba, 14 also died after at Usmanu......

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16
Nov 2017
8 Random Things That Will Get You In Trouble At Airport Security

Catching a plane is never not stressful: Even the most seasoned traveler among us can get held up at security screening. With the TSA constantly tightening its regulations and making changes, it’s not uncommon to end up with a few surprises — whether its having the contents of your luggage confiscated or the need to go through additional screening — when you go through airport security.Normally, having to spend additional time to get security clearance is not a big deal, but it can seriously mess......

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04
Nov 2017
Niger Delta Avengers threatens to resume hostilities

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) yesterday vowed to resume hostilities in the region, warning that unlike the 2016 operation, there will be casualties and that they will crush anything that stands on their way. The group, in a statement by its spokesman, Murdoch Agbinibo, cautioned that they would not spare anything or anyone in their path to destroy the country’s economy by blowing up pipelines and oil installations. The threat may not be unconnected with last Saturday’s aborted Port Harcourt meeting of the Pan Niger......

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03
Nov 2017
Buhari to present 2018 budget next week Tuesday

• January to December cycle not sacrosanct, says Senate Leader • Adeosun declares new debt strategy will save N91.65 billion yearly President Muhammadu Buhari will next week Tuesday present the 2018 budget proposal to a joint session of the National Assembly. Senate President, Bukola Saraki said this yesterday as he read a letter from the President officially informing the upper legislative chamber of the presentation of the fiscal appropriation bill. The letter read in part: “In pursuant to Section 81 of the 1999 Constitution, may......

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02
Nov 2017
Man on the run after Facebook tips he gave on how to rape women went viral By Odita Sunday

  For giving a vivid lecture of how to rape women, a young man, Donatus Enyeobi, is on the run after the post he shared on his Facebook page went viral and drew the ire of Nigerians and anti-rape advocates. Enyeobi’s action of teaching men interested in raping ladies shocked the social media space, especially the part where he admitted that his method has aided him in successfully raping several girls. In the Facebook post, which has since gone viral, he wrote: “Well, for the......

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02
Nov 2017
Four-storey building collapses in Lagos

A four-Stoey building under construction along Herbert Macaulay way Ebute-Metta, Lagos Mainland collapsed on Wednesday morning. The building, according to the General Manager, Lagos Building Control Agency (LASBCA), Engr. Lekan Shodeinde, was under construction when it collapsed and that all necessary notices had been served to the developer, including a stop work notice. Shodehinde further stated that the agency had taken all necessary step within its limits, including sealing up of the construction site with a caution tape to stop further work at the site.......

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30
Oct 2017
23 police reported hurt in Niger demo

A motorcyclist drives past burning tyres during clashes between protesters and police at a demonstration against the 2018 Finance law on October 29, 2017, in Niamey. Over a thousand people gathered to protest the law on October 29, which its detractors consider to be “anti-social” and say creates new taxes. Twenty-three police were hurt and a police station was set on fire in demonstrations against financial reforms late Sunday in the Niger capital of Niamey, the interior minister and private TV stations reported. “The toll......

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30
Oct 2017
Five dead in suicide bombing in Maiduguri mosque

A screengrab taken on November 9, 2014 from a new Boko Haram video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows Boko Haram fighters on a tank parading in an unidentified town. The leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, dismissed again government claims about ceasefire talks and threatened to kill the man who has presented himself as Boko Haram’s negotiator. At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself......

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22
Oct 2017
Buhari’s presidency against Nigeria’s unity, says Nwabueze

Chairman of The Patriots, Project Nigeria and Igbo Leaders of Thought respectively, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has regretted that despite his avowals that Nigeria’s unity was non-negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to work against the country’s unity. Nwabueze said: “President Buhari owes it to the Nigerian people to admit that the divisions tearing the country apart are caused by his actions and utterances,” stressing that, “he should begin the process of self-correction, which involves the making of amends for his misguided past actions and utterances.”......

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17
Oct 2017
Nigeria, Ghana sign MoU to wage war against sea pirates

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has signed a four-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) to stop pirates attacks in both countries. At the ceremony on Monday in Lagos, the Director-General of NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside, told a delegation of GMA that the MoU would be renewed every four years. The two maritime bodies endorsed a document of a relationship to support the aspirations of both countries. Peterside said that the MoU had no financial implication on both......

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15
Oct 2017
Man caught with 7 human heads in Ogun State (Photo)

There was mild drama today in Mowe, Ogun State, after a man was allegedly caught with seven human heads. According to sources, the man was on his way to Lagos. He had approached a commercial bus driver to transport only him. He driver allegedly told him he would pay for the 18-passenger space and he agreed. This made the driver suspicious and asked him for the content of the sack he was carrying. It was gathered that he replied that it was clothes, but the......

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15
Oct 2017

After several days of teasing fans with behind-the-scenes photos and trailer, popular Nollywood actor Samuel Ajibola has released the highly anticipated episode of his web series ‘Dele Issues’ (Daily Issues) starring Nigeria’s former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.   The episode titled ‘Dele For President’ which made its debut earlier today, Saturday, 14th October, 2017, shows Dele having a discussion with the former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, who ultimately declares him for president. This declaration causes Dele to jump and dance for joy then......

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11
Oct 2017
How traffickers ship human parts abroad, by NAPTIP

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), yesterday said human trafficking has taken a new dimension, insisting that vital body parts are now being shipped abroad for allegedly for monetary gains. Director-General of NAPTIP, Julie Okah-Donli disclosed this in Port Harcourt during a working visit to Rivers and Bayelsa states.She lamented that the rate at which human beings were being trafficked in the country was high, adding that poor budgetary allocation was affecting the operations of the agency. “The new dimension......

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08
Oct 2017
Nigeria tries Boko Haram suspects behind closed doors

Leader of Boko Haram splinter group Ansaru, Muhammad Usman aka Khalid al-Barnawi arrives at the Abuja’s court, in Abuja, on April 11, 2017. Al-Barnawi appears in court over the abduction and murder of 10 foreigners between 2011 and 2013. More than 2,300 suspected members of the jihadist group Boko Haram were expected to appear in court in Nigeria from Monday in unprecedented mass trials to be held behind closed doors. The defendants have all been picked up and held in detention since the start of......

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07
Oct 2017
Niger Delta: Army deploys troops for operation crocodile smile

  The Nigerian Army says it has deployed troops for the commencement of “Operation Crocodile Smile” in the six Niger Delta states. Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, said this on Saturday while addressing troops to signal commencement of the exercise. Udoh said the operation was confidence building patrol rather than a show of force as widely reported. “Operation Crocodile Smile is not a show of force but a confidence-building patrol that seeks to reassure the people......

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02
Oct 2017
Bishop Oyedepo speaks on Nigeria’s unity

Dr David Oyedepo, the presiding bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide says Nigeria will not break up in spite of its present challenges. He said this in a satellite telecast of the church’s prayer session monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos on Monday. The Bishop had led the church in a 30-minute breakfast prayer for the country. Oyedepo said it was made known to him via divine revelation in 1979 while praying for the well-being of the country that Nigeria......

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01
Oct 2017
Nigeria @ 57 (HISTORY OF NIGERIA AS A NATION)

HISTORY OF NIGERIA AS A NATION Nigeria is the most populous country of the Black Race, located in West Africa in Sub-Sahara Africa with a population of 183,523,432 people. Mix of over 250 tribes, and has a total 923,768,000 square kilometers, the official language is English. It was emerge as a nation due to the amalgamation of the two British protectorates of northern and southern Nigeria in 1914 by Sir Lord Lugard, the British Governor General of the Region during the colonial occupation of the......

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01
Oct 2017
Knocks, hope, optimism as Nigeria clocks 57

• Ortom, Okowa, Dickson Say Challenges Surmountable • Our Differences, Challenges Should Not Divide Us – Ajimobi • No Reason To Celebrate, Buhari Has Failed – Junaid Muhammad • Military, Civil War Cause Of Nigeria’s Stagnation-Arewa • Fayose Warns Against Intimidation, Oppression A flurry of mixed messages, yesterday, made the rounds as the country celebrates its 57th independence anniversary today. And as expected, while some said celebrations were in order, in view of achievements recorded, others were acerbic, hinging on the litany of opportunities the......

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30
Sep 2017
2nd Niger Bridge will be completed – Osinbajo

  The Federal Government has reiterated its resolve to complete work on the Second Niger Bridge as well as other federal projects in the South-East zone. The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo gave the assurance during a funeral mass for late Mrs Roseline Ezinma Akabueze, the mother of Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director-General, Budget Office, Abuja at St Gabriel Catholic Church, Ifitedunu, Anambra State. Osinbajo explained that the FG under President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to completing every federal project in the South East especially the......

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27
Sep 2017
We have launched many Nigerians into digital space, says GOtv

General Manager, Sales and Distribution, GOtv, Akin Saliu, has said that the low-cost multichannel digital pay TV has through its subscription models, payment plan and affordable services launched many Nigerian families into the digital space. Saliu, who spoke yesterday when he visited Rutam House, the Corporate Headquarters of The Guardian, alongside top management members of staff of the firm, said the GOtv had since its inception spread across 50 cities within 26 states across the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria. He said the firm had......

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26
Sep 2017
Buhari’s health ‘private’ even if Nigeria paying, says Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s president is under no obligation to disclose his medical condition even though he has spent most of the year being treated abroad, one of his ministers said on Tuesday. Muhammadu Buhari has spent lengthy periods in London since January, sparking speculation about his fitness to govern — and also questions about who was footing the bill. The 74-year-old former army general has said only that he required blood transfusions and had never been as sick in his life. Claims from political opponents that he......

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20
Sep 2017
Shiites urge UN to withdraw Nigeria’s membership

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wants the United Nations (UN) to withdraw Nigeria’s membership from the international body. IMN said the Federal Government, through the military, violated the relevant articles of the UN when an act of genocide was allegedly committed against the Shiites in December 2015. In a statement by the spokesman of IMN, Mallam Ibrahim Musa, yesterday, the Islamic group said that, “instead of providing president Buhari a megaphone, the United Nations should be expelling Nigeria from membership under Article 6 of......

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19
Sep 2017
ASUU suspends strike

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities have suspended their over a month old strike action. The lecturers proceeded on a strike on August 14th. Announcing the suspension, the President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, said the strike would be suspended until the end of October so that the Federal government can fulfill all the promises it had made to the association. He said failure to fulfill the agreement would result in the resumption of the strike. ASUU embarked on an indefinite strike......

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18
Sep 2017
"I fought with two presidents. Umaru Yar’Adua ended in his grave, Good luck Jonathan in Otueke.” Governor El-Rufai

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Saturday, has warned his political opponents not to fight him as late former President Umaru Yar’Adua who did, died while Goodluck Jonathan was voted out of power. APC in Kaduna State is going through crises, with senators Shehu Sani and some members of the House of Representatives forming a formidable faction against the governor. “I had fought with two presidents,” Mr El-Rufai said at the Kaduna APC stakeholders meeting held at Murtala Mohammed Square, Kaduna, “Umaru Yar’Adua ended in......

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17
Sep 2017
War against piracy widens, as Buhari signs WIPO internet treaties

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle) with stakeholders in the creative industry during his visit to COSON House in Lagos… recently The field of copyright and related rights has expanded enormously with the progress in technology in recent past. This has brought new ways of spreading creative content by such forms of worldwide communication as satellite broadcast and compact discs. But dissemination of works via the Internet is a latest development that raises new questions concerning copyright protection. Available record shows that......

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17
Sep 2017
Police arrest 11 secondary school students for cultism

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Olosan Police Station, CSP Adekunle Omisankin, who confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, said all the suspects belonged to the ”Gang Star’’ cult. The police and some members of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) have arrested 11 secondary school students suspected to be cultists terrorising members of the public with dangerous weapons in the state. The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Olosan Police Station, CSP Adekunle Omisankin, who confirmed the arrest......

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17
Sep 2017
Oni decries rising cases of social vices in Nigeria

Segun Oni said this in a statement by his media aide, Mr Steve Alabi, in Ado-Ekiti on Sunday. He advised all men and women of goodwill in the country to rise up and fight these evils to a standstill. Chief Segun Oni, the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ekiti State Governorship Aspirant, has condemned the rising cases of human trafficking, ritual killing and rape in Nigeria. Oni said this in a statement by his media aide, Mr Steve Alabi,......

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17
Sep 2017
Proscription of IPOB: Tension as violence spreads

• IPOB Alllegedly Kills Four In Asaba, Injures Dozens • APC Chieftain Cautions Military Against Setting Country On Fire • Uneasy Calm Still Pervades Jos The ongoing crises in the South East spilled over to Asaba, the Delta State capital, where four persons were on Friday night burnt to death, by unknown assailants. The assailants, who are suspected to be members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), reportedly invaded a part a settlement at Abraka Market, at about 10pm and killed three men, one woman......

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17
Sep 2017
Proscription of IPOB: South East governors, military have no such powers, say lawyers

• PDP Faults Military’s Terrorist Tag On IPOB, Backs Govs’ Action • Retired Military Chiefs Back Deployment Of Troops • South East Governors’ Forum Illegal — Dabiri • IPOB Not A Terrorist Organisation, Says Ohanaeze The proscription of the activities of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in the South East by the South East Governors Forum, has drawn the ire of some legal practitioners, who say the governors lack the locus standi to do so. Conversely, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party and some legal practitioners......

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17
Sep 2017
Obasanjo’s prison experiences hit the stage in Lagos

Executive Producer, Gula, Mr. Tunde Oduwole (left); wife of former President, Mrs. Bola Obasanjo; Obasanjo; and actor, Mr. Tunji Sotimirin, at a press conference to announce Gula!… in Lagos Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned the state of prisons, stressing that their deplorable condition makes any inmate who comes out of it to be hardened instead of being remorseful and repentant of his crime. The former president stated this last week in Lagos at a briefing to announce the staging of a play......

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