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Witnesses give contradictory testimonies in Oronsaye’s case

The two prosecution witnesses in the on-going trial of the former Head of Service of the Federation, Stephen Oronsaye and others yesterday gave contradictory evidences before the Federal High Court in Abuja. In the trial within trial conducted by Justice Gabriel Kolawole to ascertain the claim made by the second defendant, Osarenkhoe Afe, that his statement was made under duress, ...

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Photos from Funke Bucknor-Obruthe’s 40th birthday party

​Event planner extraordinaire Funke Bucknor-Obruthe celebrated her 40th birthday yesterday night with friends, colleagues and family. More photos after the cut 856 total views, 2 views today

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NCS Customs arrests drug trafficker carrying Indian Hemp

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, have arrested a drug trafficker identified as Mr. Sylvester Gbenga, at their Seme Command for possessing Indian Hemp. Gbenga was handed to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), the following day, June 23, 2016. Taupyen Selchang, the Customs Public Relations Officer, in a statement released, said the suspect was ...

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Niger Delta Ex militants beg Buhari to pay outstanding allowances

The group said the payment of the stipends will help most families feed in this harsh economic period. A group of ex-militants under the aegis of  National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators (NCNDE-A) have asked President Buhari to approve the payment of the outstanding allowances owed them. The group said the payment of the stipends will help most families feed ...

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Niger Delta MEND Leader Charles Okah Escapes From Kuje Prison

A brother of Henry Okah, jailed leader of the Movement For The Emancipation of Niger Delta Charles Okah has escaped from Kuje Prison in Abuja.A prison inmate told Saharareporters that Mr. Okah, who had been on trial in Abuja for the 2010 Independence Day bombing that killed 27 people, escaped last night by simply scaling the prison walls of the ...

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Photo: Okada man stabbed in the head by hoodlums

A commercial motorcycle rider was yesterday stabbed on the head in Makurdi, Benue State, by unknown hoodlums. According to Benue News, the attackers stabbed the Okada man in the head, by the side of his waist and the chest before making away with his motorcycle. 538 total views, no views today

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Photos: Nearly 200 refugees starved to death in Bama, Borno IDP camp – MSF

Nearly 200 refugees fleeing Boko Haram attacks have starved to death over the past month in Bama, Nigeria, the medical charity MSF said on Wednesday, June 22. A “catastrophic humanitarian emergency” is unfolding at a camp it visited where 24,000 people have taken refuge. Many inhabitants are traumatised and one in five children is suffering from acute malnutrition, the agency ...

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President Buhari hosts APC leaders to dinner to break his Ramadan fast

Former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar, APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun were part of the APC leaders that attended President Buhari’s break of Ramadan dinner at the state house Abuja yesterday. More photos after the cut… 478 total views, no views today

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How a Policeman brutally assaulted me in Victoria Island’ – actress Elma Godwin

Actress and TV Host Elma Godwin has shared details of an unfortunate encounter she had with a policeman – known for his violent antics at Ligali Ayorinde, VI Lagos. (Banky W confirmed same police man has assaulted him & Lynxxx before and threatened to shoot them).  Elma says not only did he threaten her to beat her with his belt ...

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How Gov. Fayose Begged Zenith Bank To Cover Up The Source of His Election Slush Funds From Dasuki

Embattled Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose,  begged Zenith Bank Plc to save him when he discovered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was closing in on him. The EFCC, on Monday, froze two personal accounts of the governor and one belonging to his company, Spotless Investments, in the course of its investigations into N4.7billion Fayose allegedly received from the ...

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OMG! New Militant Group Threatens To Blow Up 3rd Mainland Bridge In Lagos – Read SHOCKING Details!

  A new militant group, ‘Asawana Deadly Force of Niger Delta’ (ADFND) which emerged yesterday, in the region is threatening to blow up 3rd Mainland bridge in Lagos, as well as cripple the oil industry across the nine Niger Delta states unless the Federal Government grants them, “Niger Delta Republic in the next couple of days.” Important: ★ Group Sues ...

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Meet Late Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi’s Stylish & Handsome Son, Stephen Jnr (Photos)

27-year-old Stephen Jnr is the first son of Late Super Eagles Coach and Sports Icon, Stephen Keshi. The Atlanta based events producer is currently in Nigeria for his father’s burial. See more photos after the cut… 407 total views, no views today

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Group Sues NYSC Over Mobilisation Fraud

A non-governmental organisation, Citizens Advocacy Initiative For Accountable Leadership (CAIFAL), has filed a suit at a Federal High Court in Lagos against the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) over alleged mobilisation fraud. The respondents in the suit filed on Thursday are, the Director General of NYSC, Sidmach Technologies Limited, Minister for Youths and Sports, and the Attorney General of the ...

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Apologise Or Meet Me In Court, FURIOUS Aisha Buhari Tells Fayose

  Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has threatened to sue Governor Ayodele Fayose to court if he fails to retract his statement on allegation that she (Aisha Buhari) was an accomplice in the famous Halliburton bribery scandal that landed former U.S. lawmaker, Williams Jefferson in jail In a letter signed on her behalf by the Chamber of Mary Ekpere ...

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BREAKING NEWS!! Olamide Currently Working On His 6th Studio Album, Set To Drop In Few Months Time

Say anything you like, write your open letter.. Olamide is the “Most Consistent Artiste in Nigeria” *Leave it like that* Speaking to a close source earlier today, It has been confirmed that the YBNL Boss, Olamide (Baddo) is currently in the studio wrapping up his 6th studio album titled “**********“. Lets keep that on a low for now. It was also confirmed ...

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Why Olamide May Remain A Local Artiste For Long

Ybnl Boss and Versatile Music artiste, Olamide aka Badoo is one of the most respected and recognized artiste in the Country… His versatility to rap and sing and also fit into different genres of music from trap to reggae to fuji and many more has distinguished from The crop of talented artistes in Nigeria today.. This brings one to the ...

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Always upset about your kid’s results? Learn the secret to their success

Do you find yourself frustrated, angry or totally confused about your child’s academic performance? You know he can do so much better but nothing you try seems to be working. You know he has the potentials of an A student but he always comes home with C’s. Don’t get mad at your child. Read below to find the long lasting ...

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FERREIRA RICHMOND OLALEKAN

                  May God’s blessings be on you today and for the many more days to come. May His blessings on you never fade away. May he surround you and walk along with you during every day of your life, so that every day is like a fulfilled dream. Many Happy Returns of ...

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Abandoned Boko Haram bombs explode, kill 20

    An abandoned sack containing Improvised Explosive Devices exploded in Monguno, Borno State, killing and injuring many members of the Civilian Joint Task Force and residents. Eyewitnesses gave different figures on the death toll. While one of our correspondents was told by a resident that 20 people lost their lives, theAssociated Press first reported 23 and later updated it ...

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Latest News from Schools

How to know the 2015 Post-UTME date for your school IMSU Lecturers Vow To Continue Strike UNIZIK SUG President’s Letter To The Students On the Ongoing Crisis IMSU Bans Course Reps, Departmental And Faculty Elections/Association BUK Important Notice to All Graduating Students 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 Get Post-UTME past questions & alerts for your school of choice. Apply Here! Al-Hikmah Establish ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Project Fi – Google’s Wireless Carrier Network

    Google has announced its plan to start a new wireless carrier called Google Fi. The search giant released details today on its website explaining the price, compatibility and rollout of its new networks. “Similar to our Nexus hardware program, Project Fi enables us to work in close partnership with leading carriers, hardware makers, and all of you to ...

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My friend invited me to rob his company of workers’ salary– suspect confesses

                                                   34 year old robbery suspect Chimezie Stephen Osuagwu pictured above who is being held by men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) Lagos State Police Command, has narrated how his friend, Austin Chukwuemeka who ...

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Check out this Calabar made car. Incredible!!!

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Joseph Yobo sponsored rice distributed in Abuja (photos)

      The former Super Eagles captain is taking his role as coordinator of the PDP Ward2Ward Initiative seriously. Yesterday, his group shared packs of rice to some residents in Abuja… READ MORE HERE 864 total views, no views today

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Foreign Troops Recapture Borno Town From Boko Haram, Now Begging Absent Nigerian Soldiers To Come And Take It Over – NYT

Boko Haram fighters may be fleeing from several locations in northeastern Nigeria, but it may not be at the hands of the Nigerian Army. said only Chadian and Nigerien soldiers, who liberated the area from Boko Haram, are on the ground with no Nigerian soldiers to take it over from them despite being asked. Damask, on the border with Niger ...

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Jonathan swears in Ministers, names Obanikoro junior Foreign Affairs Minister

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday swore in the new set of ministers cleared by the Senate. Embattled former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, (Lagos) was sworn in as the Minister of State Foreign Affairs II, while Nicholas Ada (Benue) is now the Minister of State Foreign Affairs I. Mr. Obanikoro had resigned his appointment to run for the ...

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Crisis rocks NLC as Wabba emerges President

  NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, was, yesterday, enmeshed in a major crisis following the declaration of President of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, as the new President of Congress, as no fewer than 23 industrial unions including Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, and National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, GET FULL GIST 829 total ...

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NiMet predicts less rainfall in 2015

Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, yesterday warned that there will be less rainfall in 2015, saying the year may be dryer than normal in most parts of the country. Director-General of Ni- Met, Dr. Anthony Anuforom, who disclosed this at the public presentation of the agency’s 2015 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction, SRP in Abuja, noted that there will be delayed onset of ...

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FG spends $60bn on power in 16 yrs, says Buhari

  Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari, yesterday said the Federal Government has committed over $60bn to the power sector in the last 16 years. The former Head of State, who stated this during a South-South Zonal Presidential Rally held at the Liberation Stadium, Port Harcourt, said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led Federal Government ...

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Nigeria is ready for election, Mark tells international community

SENATE President, David Mark, on Thursday, said Nigeria is ready to conduct the general election as scheduled. Mark, who stated this while playing host to the Irish Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Sean Hoy, added that the Nigerian authorities were conscious of the impression of the international community on the country. He stated that the government would do nothing to undermine ...

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FG hires European mercenaries to fight B’Haram

here are indications that Nigeria has brought in hundreds of mercenaries from Eastern Europe to strengthen its war against militant Islamic group, Boko Haram. The Eastern European mercenaries have joined their South-African counterparts and Nigerian soldiers fighting the insurgents. According to Reuters, rumours about the use of foreign mercenaries against the Islamist militant group gained substance this month when pictures ...

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Jonathan offered me interim govt’s VP to dump APC —Tinubu •Tinubu, a prisoner of his own delusion, horrific hallucination —PDP

NATIONAL leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and President Goodluck Jonathan recently offered him the post of the vice president in a purportedly planned interim national Government (ING), for him to part ways with the APC. According to a statement which emanated from Tinubu’s media office in Lagos, ...

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Clarify diplomatic row with Morocco, APC tells Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Jonathan Administration to come clean with Nigerians on the cause of the ongoing diplomatic row between Nigeria and Morocco that has forced the Kingdom to recall its Ambassador to Nigeria, while portraying Nigeria as a liar. In a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed, the ...

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Fayose: Atiku, Northern Leaders Have Withdrawn Supports For Buhari

Olakiitan Victor in Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has said the alleged tactical withdrawal of support by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and leaders of thought in the North for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), were enough signals that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost the battle. Fayose declared ...

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ISIS trains Boko Haram fighters, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan says fighters from insurgent group Boko Haram have traveled to the Middle East for training with Islamic State militants. Jonathan declined to name the countries where the fighters were allegedly trained. But in an interview with VOA on Wednesday, he said he’s long suspected Boko Haram of having alliances with international extremist groups. “So, we know the ...

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