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Senate asks FG to remove ‘power’ from Fashola’s three-in-one portfolio

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

The senate has urged the federal government to appoint a separate minister for the ministry of power to ensure optimal performance. Under...

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FG threatens to to ‘deal with any country’ that delays visa issuance to Nigerians

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

By agency report Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior, has warned that Nigeria would no longer tolerate delay in issuance of visa to...

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Uniform men lured us to be killed by herdsmen – Plateau attack survivor

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

No fewer than 29 persons, mainly women and children, were, yesterday, killed in an attack by suspected herdsmen in Nkiedonwhro village of...

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Ibe Kachikwu’s Abuja house catches fire

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The private residence of Ibe Kachikwu, minster of state for petroleum resources, caught fire on Sunday evening, TheCable reports. The...

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US must declare Nnamdi Kanu a terrorist — Igbo man tells Court

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Lead, News | 1 comment

The US embassy in Nigeria has been taken before a federal high court in Abuja for saying it does not view the Indigenous People of Biafra...

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Over 100 Nigerian students stranded in UK as govt withdraws scholarships

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

More than 100 Nigerian students in the UK face deportation because their funding has been withdrawn by the government. According to UK...

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$5.5bn loan request: PDP, APC at war as FG explains borrowings

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The All Progressives, Congress, APC, and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were, yesterday, locked in a verbal combat over the...

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Finally, Operation Python Dance II ends in South-East

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Finally, after one month filled with drama, alleged killings and alleged deadly vaccination stories, the Nigerian Army has formally ended...

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Police will continue to raid IPOB leader’s family house –CP

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Commissioner of Police (CP) in Abia State, Anthony Michael Ogbizi, has said the police will continue to visit the country home of leader...

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Buhari asked us to focus on northern Nigeria — World Bank President

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Lead, News | 2 comments

The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, said on Thursday that the bank had concentrated on the northern region of Nigeria in...

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I approved NNPC contracts, says Osinbajo

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he approved contracts of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) when President Muhammadu...

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Fear Monkeypox spreads to 7 states

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Palpable fear and tension have gripped Nigerians following the reported spread of Monkey Pox virus. With claim that no fewer than 31 cases...

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Drug Abuse: 3m bottles of codeine consumed daily in North— Senate

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm that the 19 Northern states of the federation were under serious threat due to drug abuse, stating...

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Buhari requests for fresh $5.5bn loan

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, officially requested the National Assembly to approve two external loans estimated at $5.5 billion....

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12 things you must know about monkeypox

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Monkeypox is a rare and infectious disease caused by monkey virus, transmitted from animals to human, with symptoms similar to those of...

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Army launches Exercise Crocodile Smile II in Lagos, Ogun

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Nigerian Army has launched its 2017 training operations codenamed Exercise Crocodile Smile II, in Lagos and Ogun states, areas covered...

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Some state police commissioners under probe –PSC

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

The Police Service Commission (PSC), said it was investigating activities of some state Commissioners of Police, alleged to have gone...

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Nigeria wasn’t stable because of my husband’s ill-health… – Aisha Buhari

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, Monday stunned participants at a two-day stakeholders meeting on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn...

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Secuirity operatives invade Kanu’s house

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Lead, News | 1 comment

Less than one month after soldiers invaded the Afara-Ukwu, Umuahia, home, a combine team of police and soldiers, again Sunday, invaded the...

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NNPC: Kachikwu, Baru may face DSS, EFCC

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Lead, News | 0 comments

There are strong indications at the weekend that President Muhammadu Buhari may direct the Department of State Security (DSS) and the...

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