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Gambia President, Adama Barrow visits Buhari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Gambian President, Barrow arrived at about 11:45am and was received by the Nigerian President, Buhari. They went straight to the President’s office for the meeting. According to the Presidency’s Twitter handle,”The Bilateral […]

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How South African Taxi Drivers Attacked, Beat Me Mercilessly

A Nigerian residing in South Africa has narrated how he was beaten and almost killed by South African taxi drivers. Mr Chukwuebuka Ezeoke, 30-year-old Nigerian attacked by Taxi Drivers in Rustenburg, South Africa appealed to the Federal Government and the Nigerian mission to assist him. The drivers burned guest houses and shops owned by Nigerians, […]

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Gov. Bagudu Advocates Modern Lifestyles For Herdsmen

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has called on the federal and state governments to help herdsmen change their lifestyles as a strategy toward resolving the herdsmen and farmers’ clashes. Bagudu gave the advice in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday at the closing ceremony of a two-day pre-implementation training for members of Community Project Management Committees. “The […]

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2019: Buhari is an ‘analogue president,’ should not seek re-election – Amechi

Mbazulike Amechi, former Aviation Minister in the First Republic has highlighted reasons President Muhammadu Buhari shouldn’t seek to be re-elected for a second term in 2019. The elder statesman said Nigeria was a developing country, and that as such it won’t be in the best interest of the country to re-elect an “analogue president in […]

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2019: Buhari remains best presidential candidate for Nigeria

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has declared its support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in office. CACOL said among those jostling for the presidential stool, only President Buhari stands head high and is qualified to lead the nation. Speaking with Sun, Debo Adeniran, Executive Chairman of the group, warned that Nigerians […]

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Benue killings: Fulani herdsmen have sponsors

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has claimed that Fulani herdsmen have sponsors. This was contained in his sermon preached on Sunday, 14th January 2018. In the video, an evidently angry Suleman spoke about the killings in Benue state and the federal government’s nonchalant attitude to the crisis. “When something happens […]

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Mama Taraba reacts as PDP beats APC in by-election

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Mr. Dominic Bakundi, has been declared winner of Taraba State House of Assembly by-election in Ardo-Kola state constituency. Bakundi got 8,848 votes, while Sanusi Usman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 8,308 to emerge second. Returning Officer, Dr. Manu Donga, said Bakundi scored the majority votes and declared […]

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Fulani herdsmen: Cardinal Onaiyekan breaks silence on Benue killings

The metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has expressed worries over the recent killing of over 70 persons in Benue State. The former president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), said it wasn’t as if two communities were at war, but that people were sleeping and in the process, were slaughtered […]

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Governor Ayade signs anti-kidnapping bill into law

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has signed the State’s anti-kidnapping bill into law. The law prescribes death penalty for kidnappers. This was contained in a communique issued this morning (Tuesday) by the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) signed by the Public Relations Officer, Cross River State branch, Dr Ernest Ochang after meeting in Calabar. […]

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Amaechi is Niger Delta’s Azikiwe, Awolowo, Ahamdu Bello

Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has described Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation and former Governor of the state as the Niger Delta’s version of foremost nationalists, Obafemi Awolowo, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Tafawa Balewa and Ahmadu Bello. The state arm of the party made the remark while reacting to the unprecedented and monumental […]

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N-power reveals what ‘successfully verified’ applicants must do

N-Power, Federal Government youth empowerment scheme, has disclosed what successful applicants under its N-Build category must do. The empowerment scheme directed successful candidates to visit its portal and fill in their details. A statement on its Twitter handle said the directive became necessary because some “successfully verified” applicants are yet to fill their details on […]

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Okorocha may be removed; Pope Francis may not survive this year

Outspoken preacher and Abuja-based prophet, Wisdom Nnamdi Ezeigwe, popularly known as  “Ojenanmuo” has predicted that the Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis may die this year, if prayers are not offered for him by the church and his well-wishers. Prophet Ojenanmuo, who made the predictions yesterday while delivering a sermon at his Ministry’s Special Anointing Service for […]

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Osinbajo leaves Nigeria for US

Nigeria’s vice-president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will leave the country on Monday night for the United States of America. According to a tweet by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo will deliver the inaugural Havard University’s historic ‘Africa Rising’ lecture. The vice-president is expected to return to Abuja by Wednesday. “VP […]