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APC Members Will Give You Back Seat Treatment Soon – PDP Replies Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a National Leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) will soon be given a back seat treatment in his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said. The opposition party stated this in reply to comments credited to the former Lagos State governor wherein he said the PDP were making saucy and distractive statements because of their ...

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Nigerian Government Engages US Over Suspension Of Drop Box Visa

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama says the federal government has engaged the US government over suspension of the drop box visa regime for Nigerians visiting America. Onyeama however lamented most of the unpleasant migrant decisions taken by some countries were triggered by the negative perceptions about few Nigerians who do not obey the rules of those countries. He ...

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Acting CJN Dragged To Court Over Alleged Age Falsification, Plantiff Absent

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Tanko Muhammad, has got yet another looming scandal as he has been dragged to court over an alleged age falsification. The acting CJN was dragged to court over an alleged age falsification by 46-year-old businessman, Mr Tochi Michael. He claimed that the CJN falsified his date of birth from December 31, 1950 as ...

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Libya To Deport Another 131 Nigerians

Another batch of 131 Nigerians would be deported into the country on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, from the North African country – Libya. The impending returnees, consisting of males, females, and toddlers are expected to land in the country at 9pm on Wednesday through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. A source close to one of the security agencies ...

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See 2 Yahoo Boys Jailed For 6 Months In Lagos

Yahoo-Boys

Two Yahoo boys in Lagos have been convicted and jailed for 6 months by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The Internet fraudsters identified as Temitope Samson and Uduogwu Freeborn Eboagwu, were sentenced by Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State, The agency reports. The convicts were arraigned today on an amended two-count ...

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Truck Loaded With Cows Collides With High-Tension Wire In Anambra (Graphic)

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School children escaped death from a ghastly accident as a truck loaded with cows collided with electric high-tension wire. The accident happened at about 3:30 pm this afternoon along Orlu Road Ekwulobia by the entrance gate of Central School Ekwulobia off St John’s Cathedral church, just a few minutes after closing hour of the school. The ghastly accident involved a ...

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Outgoing Imo Governor, Okorocha Unveils President Buhari Statue In Owerri

Governor Rochas okorocha of Imo state has unveiled the statue of the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari. This is coming less 2 weeks to his handover to the New administration. The president who was scheduled for an official visit to the state on Tuesday 21st had to postpone it because of his trip to Saudi Arabia for lesser Hajj. It’s ...

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Kogi Governor Walks Kogi Chief Judge Out From State Function

Yahaya-Bello

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello on Tuesday walked out the Chief Judge (CJ) of the state, Justice Nasir Ajanah from a function. The incident occurred at the Government House Lokoja during the swearing-in of the new Grand Khadi of the state. The function was attended by top government officials and others from the judiciary. The CJ, who was said to ...

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Army Commander Attacks Convoy Of Borno Deputy Governor During Osinbajo’s Visit

There was a disagreement between soldiers and policemen while Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo was inaugurating some projects in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, on Tuesday. The vice-president visited Borno to inaugurate some of the projects executed by the outgoing administration of Kashim Shettima. Among the projects were schools, GSM Center and facilities for displaced children in the state. However, while the vice-president, ...

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OBJ’s Claim Of Fulanization And Islamization Is Reckless And Unpatriotic- Muslim Students

Islamization

PRESS RELEASE OBASANJO’S CLAIM OF ‘FULANIZATION’ AND ‘ISLAMIZATION’ AS THE BASIS FOR ‘BOKO HARAM’ INSURGENCY, KIDNAPPING AND BANDITRY, IS RECKLESS UNPATRIOTIC AND UNCALLED FOR On Saturday, the 18th day of May, 2019, a former head of State and former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was a guest speaker at the second session of the Synod of Anglican Dioceses held ...

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University Of Uyo Student Drowns During Pool Party (Photos)

A Uniuyo fresher identified as Kingsley Etim, reportedly drowned during a pool party which was held at a hotel in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.The Uniuyo fresher who drowned at the pool party, is said to be Political Science and Public Administration student of the university and it was further gathered that the incident occurred around 9pm on Saturday night at ...

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‘I Will Employ Graduates As BRT Drivers, Pay N100,000’ – Sanwo-Olu

The incoming governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he will rid Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) of reckless driving by employing graduates as drivers and adding more dignity to the work. Sanwo-Olu spoke Saturday during an interactive session with his classmates at the Executive Master of Business Administration class, University of Lagos, 1998/2000 set. The forum held a “Congratulatory ...

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UPS Staff Attacks His Wife In Lagos, Flees (Disturbing Photos)

UPS staff flees after viciously attacking his wife in Lagos . . One Olaniyi Olanrewaju is currently on the run after battering his wife, Muhammed Halima, at their house at No 25 Illupeju str, Ait, Alagbado, Lagos State. The staff of UPS, Gbagada, allegedly descended on Halima because she told him to at least accord her some level of respect ...

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May 29 And June 12 Have Both Been Declared As Public Holidays

The minister of information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has just finished addressing a press conference that was broadcast live by the NTA, Radio Nigeria and Voice of Nigeria. He said: 1) President Buhari will be sworn in on May 29th. 2) The inauguration will be a low key event. 3) All the foreign dignitaries that would have been invited to attend ...

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EFCC Is Investigating Governor Okorocha – Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that it is investigating Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State. Acting chairman of the anti-graft agency, Mr Ibrahim Magu, affirmed this during an exclusive interview with Channels Television in London. Asked if an investigation is ongoing regarding the governor, he responded, “definitely”. “Of course, we are doing a couple of checks ...

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Court Restrains EFCC From Investigating Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Bukola-Saraki

Court Restrains EFCC From Investigating Senate President, Bukola Saraki A Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from investigating Bukola Saraki, Senate President of Nigeria. The EFCC had said it would investigate Saraki’s earning while he was the Governor of Kwara State from 2003 to 2011. Saraki, who described the investigation as a witch-hunt, ...

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Nigerian Navy Arrests Ghanaian, Eight Beninoise For Oil Theft

The Nigerian Navy has said it arrested nine foreign nationals alongside two boats and seven trucks over alleged stolen Petrol Motor Spirit (PMS) around the Atlas Cove area of Lagos. The Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT, Commodore Ibrahim Shettima said this while briefing reporters at the command in Apapa, Lagos. He said the arrest of the products, suspects, boats ...

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Boy Takes Sniper After Failing JAMB

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As shared online A 17 year old boy named Amos Ibrahim took his own life in Jos, the Plateau state capital,by taking sniper insecticide, after failing the 2019 Joint admissions and matriculation exams which he wrote at Aptech center in Sangotedo, Lagos. What do you think?? Drop your coments below:

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APC Accuses Amosun Of Diverting Workers’ Money As NLC Confirms Payment

Chairman, the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ogun State chapter, Emmanuel Bankole, has confirmed that the outgoing Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has paid workers’ deductions as he promised. The confirmation came just as the Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress alleged that Amosun had fixed the money in a deposit account for personal interest. The NLC chairman told our correspondent on ...

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Nurse Struggling With A Rapist Injured In Kano (Disturbing Photos)

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A nurse has incurred a deep knife wound on her neck while trying to resist rape. The Kano State Police arrested a 20-year-old man called Bashir Yahaya over his attempt to rape a nurse at her duty post at a clinic in Taludu quarters, Gwale Local Government Area. The spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said the suspect, ...

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Kaduna Guber: Ashiru, PDP Move To Dethrone El-Rufai, Seek Recount Of Ballot

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The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, Isah Ashiru, on Tuesday, filed an application seeking for a recount of the votes cast during the March 9 governorship polls. Ashiru’s counsel, Elisha Kurah (SAN), submitted the application to the Justice I. M Bako-led tribunal that commenced pre-hearing session in Kaduna. Justice Bako, however, adjourned ...

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Kano State: Kingmakers Hire 7 SANs, 17 Other Lawyers To Battle Ganduje

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Kano Kingmakers have employed the service of 7 Senior Advocates of Nigeria and 17 other lawyers to challenge governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and Kano House Assembly and others in court over the creation of more new Kano Emirates. The Kingmakers namely Madakin Kano, Yusuf Nabahani; Makaman Kano, Sarki Ibrahim; Sarkin Dawaki Maituta, Bello Abubakar and Sarkin Bai, Mukhtar Adnan filed a ...

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Car Crushes 4-Year-Old Boy To Death Inside Parents’ Compound In Lagos

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\On May 4, 2019, tragedy struck at Aduragbemi Street, Alagbado area of Lagos State as a four-year-old boy was crushed to death by a car in his parents’ compound.  One Adenowo Adeyiga  said to be the driver of the Toyota Camry car, with the number plate, KTU 242 FC, was said to be returning home from Ijegun – on the ...

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House Of Reps To Probe Alleged Fraud In Amnesty Programme

The House is also concerned about media reports of massive corruption and outright embezzlement of funds meant for the execution of the programme’s objectives. The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged embezzlement of  the money  allocated to the Presidential Amnesty Programme. The resolution was reached at the plenary on Wednesday when the lawmakers unanimously adopted a motion ...

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Onitsha:Traders Count Losses As Fire Destroys Goods Worth N50m

Tears, agony at Onitsha Main Market sunnewsonline.com May 2, 2019 9:02 AM Traders count losses as fire destroys goods worth N50m Tears, agony at Onitsha Main Market Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha Traders at Johnson Street, near Main Market Onitsha, Anambra State have been counting their losses following an inferno that destroyed goods worth N50 million at the market. The fire, ...

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Policemen Injured As Tractor Crushes Their Van In Ekiti

Policemen badly injured as tractor crushes their van Three policemen are lucky to be alive today after their van was crushed by a tractor in #Ekiti State. The accident happened around 11:55am, today, along NTA Road, Ado Ekiti. The officers were immediately rushed to the hospital.

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Man Lands In EFCC Net After Spending All $59,220 Mistakenly Paid Into His Account

A businessman, James Olaoluwaniyi, has been arraigned by the EFCC for allegedly converting to personal use the sum of $59,220 erroneously transferred into his account by Sterling Bank. Olaoluwaniyi subsequently sued the EFCC, pleading unlawful detention; while he also asked for a cost of N50,000 against the commission. At the hearing in a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, ...

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37 Suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ Arrested In Imo State (Photos)

The South-east Zonal Office of EFCC, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 arrested 37 suspected internet fraudsters in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The arrest followed a raid on some targeted residences in Okwu Urata, Aladinma and Egbu areas. The Commission’s action followed intelligence report which pointed that the suspects were living lavish lifestyles without any known means of livelihood, alleging further that they specialize in defrauding unsuspecting victims, through the ...

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”Return Home And Face Security Challenges”- PDP To Buhari

”Return Home And Face Security Challenges”- PDP To Buhari Read the press statement from the party below The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) charges President Muhammadu Buhari to end his “private visit” abroad and immediately return home to face the deteriorated security situation in the country. The Party describes as completely unacceptable for President Buhari to practically abandon his responsibilities, as ...

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Police Woman Arrested For Assaulting Bus Conductor, Passenger

There was pandemonium on Thursday at Kara on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, as a female MOPOL fired teargas canister inside a commercial bus because she was allegedly asked to pay N300 fare. The woman, whose picture was taken on the scene and given by one of the passengers, had reportedly boarded the bus from Berger in Lagos en route to Mowe ...

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Why I Joined My Mother To Beat My Father To Death – Son Opens Up

The Niger state Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old, Babangida Usman for allegedly beating his father, Ali Haruna to death. The police also arrested Usman’s mother, Hafasat Aliyu. The Nation learnt that the couple, Hafasat Aliyu and Ali Haruna were having a fight when Usman joined hands with his mother to beat Haruna,60, to death. The incident occurred behind Shango ...

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I Raped Her At Gunpoint To Regain My Respect – Rapist Confesses (PHOTO)

A 27-year-old man identified as Alowale Salu, has revealed that he ambushed and used a gun to forcefully rape a lady to regain his respect. According to PmExpress, the suspect revealed that he lives with the victim at Ojumoye, Ikorodu, Lagos, and had made several attempts to woo her to no avail. He said on several occasions the lady had ...

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