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Economy: The times are confusing but we as an administration are not confused- Kemi Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun says contrary to opinions by some Nigerians, this administration is not confused as to how it intends to grow the economy. According to Adeosun, the times may be confusing but the administration is not confused. She said this while speaking with state House correspondents. “We ...

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Barack Obama fires back : Trump is wacky and speaks contradictory or uninformed ideas

US President Barack Obama has reiterated his belief that Donald Trump is unfit to assume the highest office in the land saying he always talks about policies he can’t implement and dishes out wacky, contradictory or uninformed ideas. His statements come after Donald Trump criticized him saying Russia’s Putin was ...

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Baba Adeboye and wife celebrate 49th wedding anniversary

The General overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, Pastor E.A Adeboye and his wife, Foluke, are celebrating their 49th wedding anniversary today September 8th. They got married on September 8th 1967 and are blessed with four children and many grand children.  See more photos from their early ...

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INEC resolves to proceed with Edo governorship election

INEC has resolved to proceed with the Edo state governorship election despite the advise from the police and DSS that the Saturday September 10th election be postponed due to security reasons. The police and DSS at a joint press conference, yesterday called on the electoral body to consider the possibility ...

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Eid-el-Kabir: FG declares Monday Sept 12 & Tuesday Sept 13 as public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday Sept. 12 and Tuesday Sept.13 as public holidays to mark Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. In a statement signed by the acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, M. Maccido, Minister of Interior, Retired Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal ...

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Fayose condemns postponement of Edo guber election

Read the statement below… Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the call for the postponement of the Edo State governorship election by the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Police, saying “It is obvious that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is challenged and afraid of losing the ...

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Ex-militant, Tompolo’s father dies in Warri

Father of former militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo, Chief Thomas Ekpemupolo, has died. Family sources say the octogenarian died on Wednesday morning September 7th at a private clinic in Warri, Delta State after a brief illness. Tompolo is currently in hiding as he has been declared wanted by the ...

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Photos: Hausa, Fulani youths clash in Agege Lagos

Some Hausa and Fulani youths clashed today at the Abattoir, Agege in Lagos. Reason behind the misunderstanding which degenerated into physical combat, is yet unknown. Some of the youths are currently nursing machete wounds. Officers of the Lagos state Rapid Response Squad have moved in to douse the tension in ...

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Photo: IDPs protest against starvation in Maiduguri, say they are tired of burying their children

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Arabic College camp, yesterday, September 6th, took to Maiduguri-Jos Road to protest against starvation. The protesters, said to be around 6,500 in number came out of the camp and blocked the highway as they complained that they were tired of burying their children due to ...

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Police, DSS call for postponement of Edo election

The Nigerian Police Force and th Department of State Security DSS, have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Saturday September 10th governorship election in Edo state for security reasons. The security agencies made the call at a joint press briefing at the DSS Headquarters in ...

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