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Ohanaeze to Buhari: Deployment of troops to Igboland an act of aggression

The pan-Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called on the Federal Government to put an end to the ongoing military action in the South East. Reacting to reported skirmishes between members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the military in Aba Abia State on Tuesday, the group in ...

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Tambuwal appoints Dasuki as new CEO for Sokoto Investment Company

Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal has appointed Malam Buhari Dasuki as the new Managing Director of Sokoto Investment Company Ltd. A statement issued in Sokoto Tuesday by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said the new appointee comes into service with wealth of experience in investment and business portfolio. “He ...

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Dangote Group to invest over $5b in agriculture in 5 years

Dangote Group of Companies on Tuesday said it would invest 4.6 billion dollars in agriculture and 800 million dollars in the beef and dairy industry in the next five years. The Chairman of the group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, said this at a three-day National Conference on Transformation of Nigerian Livestock ...

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INEC to restart Dino Melaye’s recall next week, official

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (lNEC) said it would, on Monday release a revised timetable for the process of recall of Sen. Dino Melaye. The commission disclosed this in a statement by it’s National Commissioner and Member Information and Voter Education Committee, Mallam Moharnmed Haruna on ...

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Abia governor imposes 3-day curfew on Aba over IPOB activities

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has declared a 3-day curfew on the state’s commercial city of Aba over recent activities of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The governor made the declaration in a statement personally signed by him and issued on Tuesday evening in Umuahia, the ...

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Floods displaces 10,000 families in Kogi-Governor Bello

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has stated that no fewer than 10,000 families had been displaced by flooding in seven local government areas of the state. Bello, who spoke during a tour of flood ravaged areas of Lokoja, listed the affected local governments to include Lokoja, Ibaji, Igalamela -Odolu, ...

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Tide up your defence to retail Afrobasket title, ex D’Tigers warn team

Some former members of the nation’s national basketball team, D’Tigers have urged the players to stay focused and correct the lapses in the defence if they must successfully retain their title. D’Tigers are currently campaigning to retain their AfroBasket title are billed to face Cameroon in the quarter finals on ...

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China endorses UN Security Council’s resolution on North Korea

China supports the UN Security Council in taking necessary measures regarding the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) nuclear test, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang says on Tuesday. The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution to impose fresh sanctions on DPRK over its nuclear test on Sept. 3 ...

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Soldiers, IPOB set to clash over cordon on Nnamdi Kanu’s residence

Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have mobilized themselves to form a protective ring around the residence of their leader, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. The move follows the decision of the Nigerian Army top hierarchy to cordon off Kanu’s residence in Umuahia, the Abia State capital on Tuesday. ...

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German Police burst Nigerian sham marriage ring in raid

A ring of fraudsters who allegedly arranged sham marriages between Portuguese women and Nigerian men to obtain EU residence permits was busted on Tuesday, according to German police. At least 40 residences were searched in Berlin alone during the coordinated mass raids across Germany. Raids were also conducted in Potsdam, Frankfurt ...

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