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Governors give approval for release of $1b from Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram

Governor Abdulaziz Yari, Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum Nigerian Governors have approved the withdrawal of $1 billion from the excess crude oil account to fight terrorist sect Boko Haram, Premium Times reports. The decision was revealed by the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, while briefing State House correspondents. The governors had held a meeting with ...

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INEC approves Registration of 21 new Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of 21 new political parties, bringing the number of registered parties in the country to 67. The approval, according to a statement signed by May Agbmuche-Mbu, INEC National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee, was given at the commission’s weekly meeting ...

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Charly Boy Rains Curses On Nigerian Pastors & Politicians Who Own Private Jets (Read What He Said)

Popular entertainer, social media crusader, activist, and son late High Court Judge, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly boy, on Wednesday described pastors and politicians, who own private jets as “bastards.” The veteran entertainer and convener of ‘OurMumuDonDo’ made the remark while frowning at the sorry state of Nigeria Airways. ...

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“How I Escaped Death From Ritualists – 200-level KWASU Student Narrates Her Ordeal

A 200-level female student of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Dorcas Oluwatimilehin Olanrewaju, has recounted her ordeal at the hands of ritualists and how she narrowly escaped death. According to Sources, the lady was heard being interrogated by the security personnel believed to have visited her Omu-Aran family residence ...

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How Atiku supported Saraki to be Senate President – Dogara reveals

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has revealed that former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar backed Bukola Saraki’s ambition to be Senate President in 2015. Saraki’s bid was met with serious opposition from the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), apparently including President Muhammadu Buhari. Dogara himself was not ...

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FIFA awards 2018 Eagles’ W’Cup qualifier match to Algeria

World football governing body, FIFA has awarded all the three points in the World Cup qualification tie to Algeria. The decision came after FIFA upheld the appeal of the north African nation which protested that Nigeria fielded an ineligible player, Mr. Shehu Abdullahi for the reverse fixtures in Algeria. The ...

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Law school DG says 29 students made first class in Bar examination

The Nigerian Law School on Tuesday said 29 out of the 4,294 candidates called to the Nigerian Bar bagged First Class after the August 2017 bar examinations. The Director-General of the school, Mr Olanrewaju Onadeku (SAN) disclosed this at the Call-to-Bar ceremony in Abuja. Onadeku said that the students were ...

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Appeal Court orders Saraki to face trial on three charges

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed 15 out of the 18 counts of false assets declaration instituted against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The three-man panel of the Court of Appeal led by Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson unanimously ordered the Senate President to ...

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Police nab 27 year old man with 134 raps of hemp in Oshodi

Acting on the directive of Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal that operatives of Rapid Response Squad posted to Oshodi have arrested an Indian Hemp seller. The suspect whose name was given as Tayo Ayoade was arrested early Monday morning with 134 raps of Indian hemp in polythene ...

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FG grooms 7,000 households in Enugu State for rice production

The Federal Government through the FADAMA programme says no fewer than 7,000 rice producing families in Enugu State have been added to the clusters of rice producers in the state. Mr Hillary Onyekwere, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer of Enugu State FADAMA Coordination Office, said this on Tuesday in Enugu ...

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