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Nigerian pastor shot dead in US

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Police in Indianapolis, capital of Indiana in the United States have launched a manhunt for the killer of a Nigerian pastor, Oluwadayomisi...

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London court awards Ibori £1 for unlawful detention

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Convicted former Delta State Governor James Ibori has won a London High Court declaration that he was unlawfully detained by Home...

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Fayose seeks to stay in office beyond 2018

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti, says before a governorship election is conducted in the state in 2018, the supreme court would have to...

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Kachikwu: I’ll resign if Nigeria imports fuel by 2019

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Minister of State Petroleum Resource/NNPC GMD, Ibe Kachikwu said he will quit the government if he fails to deliver on the promise to end...

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BREAKING: PDP Crisis: Supreme Court rules in favour of Makarfi faction

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application filled by a factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali-Modu Sheriff, asking the...

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Senators reject FG’s plan for South East rail

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Senators from the South-East geo-political zone, through its caucus chairman, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, yesterday replied Minister of...

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Red alert as Army, Boko Haram exchange fire

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Troops from 8 Task Force Division, Nigerian Army, at the weekend on counter insurgency operations in the Lake Chad area killed 13 members...

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was never comfortable that I lost my personal relationship with Tinubu – Obanikoro

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Musiliu Obanikoro, former minister of state for defence, says he was never comfortable with the loss of his personal relationship with...

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Suicide bomber blown up in Maiduguri while hiding in the bush to attack student gathering

Posted by on May 20, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Agency  A suicide bomber who was hiding in the bush on Saturday in a bid to attack a student gathering at the University of Maiduguri...

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IPOB women protest naked over arrest, harassment by Army

Posted by on May 20, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Women of Indigenous People of of Biafra (IPOB) and other Biafran women yesterday protested naked in Abiriba, in Abia State following the...

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South Africa deports 90 Nigerians

Posted by on May 20, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

South African government yesterday deported 90 Nigerians for allegedly committing  immigration-related offences in the country. According...

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Osinbajo’s brother, Keyamo shortlisted for SAN

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Festus Keyamo, a human rights lawyer, and Akinlolu Osinbajo, brother of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, are among the 91 people...

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JAMB candidate nabbed with gun at exam centre

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested 21-year-old Abubakar Liman, candidate for the Unified Tertiary...

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Senate probes alleged lopsided recruitment in DSS

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

THE Senate, yesterday, commenced the process of carrying out a holistic investigation into the alleged lopsided recruitment recently...

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Whistle blowers land in trouble

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Two persons, Buhari Fannami and Aba-Kura Abdulahi, who allegedly gave false information under the whistle blowing policy of the Federal...

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Ebola: FG orders screening of passengers at airports

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Federal Government has said a 10-man committee is on standby, to tackle any possible outbreak of Ebola in the country. The alert team,...

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Osinbajo’ll sign when budget is ready — AIDE

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Office of the Acting President yesterday cleared the air over the assent of the 2017 budget affirming that it would be singed into law...

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Ijaw wasted six years in Presidency under Goodluck Jonathan – Dickson, Bayelsa Gov

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, on Tuesday regretted the six years administration of ex- President Goodluck Jonathan,...

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu appoints deputy, directorate’s head

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Lead, News | 1 comment

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, reaffirmed the appointment of Uche Mefor as his deputy and Chika...

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Tinubu calls for true federalism

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

National Leader of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress, APC,Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Tuesday called for true federalism in...

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