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Four Nigerians Face £10m ‘Fraud’ Trial In UK

15 hours ago /

Four suspected fraudsters, who are Nigerians, are being prosecuted for allegedly using the identities of civil servants to commit a £10million scam in the United Kingdom. The accused were said to have stolen personal details from the Civil Service Sports Council (CSSC), to make fraudulent claims over a four-year period. Member lists...

Biafra: We Don’t Believe In The Break-Up Of Nigeria – Wike

15 hours ago /

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has said that the people and government of the state believed in the in the unity of Nigeria. He stated this when he paid Sallah homage to Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar as well as his Sokoto state counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal, on Tuesday. ‎While at the Sultan Palace,...

Leave Jonathan Out Of Your Directionless Agitation – Kinsmen Warn Kanu

15 hours ago /

The Ogbia Brotherhood Youth Council (OBYC) has warned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to stop dragging honourable men like former President Goodluck Jonathan into his directionless agitation for a sovereign state. The OBYC, who are Jonathan’singing’ Kinsmen, in a statement signed by its National President, Dr. Laguo Gilbert,...

Don’t Ignore Ethnic Agitations – Atiku Tells Federal Government

16 hours ago /

Vice President Atiku Abubakar and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as patriotic the groundswell of positions for the restructuring of Nigeria by leaders and stakeholders of diverse regions and leanings. He said the recent debate about restructuring is confirmation that he was not a lone voice in the...

Dangote Reacts To Quit Notice On Igbos

16 hours ago /

The Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has reacted to the quit notice issued to Igbos by a coalition of northern youths. The Arewa groups had asked South-easterners living in the north to vacate before October 1. Giving his position on the issue which has drawn condemnation from many groups and...

Minister Sacks 789 Prostitutes From Abuja

16 hours ago /

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello has disclosed that over 789 prostitutes and other destitute have been repatriated to their various states of origin within the last two years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Bello disclosed this to newsmen at a media parley in Abuja. According to him:...

SANs Insist National Assembly Lacks Power To Introduce New Projects Into Budget Proposal

16 hours ago /

Following the face off between the legislative and executive arm of government on alteration of budget proposals, Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and four other Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Chijioke Okoli; Mr. Norrison Quakers (SAN), Emeka Ngige (SAN) and Prof. Kanyinsola Ajayi (SAN) faulted the contention of...

Dino's Recall : Lawmakers, Okun Youths denies signatures

16 hours ago /

A group under the aegis of Bunu and Yagba Youth Forum have condemned the ongoing effort to recall Senator representing Kogi West Dino Melaye, distancing self from the recall signatory process. The leader of the group, Hon. Kingsley Mokikan stated described the process as an attempt by some selfish individuals...

Emir Of Kano Calls For peace, Unity Among Nigerians

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The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on ‎Nigerians to continue to live in peace with one another irrespective of their religious or ethnic affiliations.‎ Sanusi made the call on Tuesday during traditional Hawan Nasarawa at the Government House, Kano. ‎ The Emir advised adherents of the Islamic faith...

There Is Nothing For The Distinguished Senator To Be Worried About, INEC Has Set July 3, For The Public Verification Of Signatures – Yahaya Bello

2 days ago /

Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial district in the National Assembly says the signatures allegedly collected to influence his recall and forwarded to INEC were forged. Addressing newsmen on Sunday in Lokoja, Melaye who said investigations had revealed that even the dead signed the recall across the seven area councils...

Muslims In Abuja Prepare For Eid El-Fitr

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Muslims in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have begun preparations for the celebration to mark the end of the Ramadan fasting. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that commercial activities are in top gear in the areas like Garki, Wuse, Jabi Markets. NAN reports that people at Garki, Wuse and Jabi...

Quit Notice: Our Lives Are In God’s Hands, We Are Not Leaving North – Eze Sylvanus Aneke

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The Eze-Igbo in Kaduna State, Igwe Sylvanus Aneke has said that his life and that of other Igbos in North are in the hand of God. He insisted that Igbos in Kaduna were not planning to vacate on the instruction of coalition of Arewa youths. Igwe Aneke said Northern youths were too...

Nigerians Eager To Know Buhari’s Health Condition – Ex-Minister

4 days ago /

The Minister of State for Education under president Umaru Yar’Adua, Professor Jerry Agada, has slammed President Mohammadu Buhari and his media aides for shielding the health status of the president from the masses. Prof Agada, one time national president of Association of Nigeria Authors ANA berated the president and his media...

President Buhari Could Return To Nigeria Next Week

4 days ago /

According to Sahara Reporters, President Muhammadu Buhari might be on his way back to the country, next week. It was gathered that two of the President’s aides, speaking anonymously, had revealed that as Sahara Reporters noted earlier, the symptoms the President is experiencing, were due to drug reactions. President Buhari had for...

INEC Acknowledges Receipt On The Recall Of Senator Dino Melaye

5 days ago /

In accordance with the electoral guidelines for the recall of a member of the national assembly, the independent national electoral commission, INEC, has acknowledged receipt of a petition on the recall of senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west senatorial district. The commission in a statement issued after its weekly meeting said...

Femi Falana - Bad Governance To Be Blamed For Increasing Agitations And Threats To National Unity

5 days ago /

Organized labour in Nigeria and human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has blamed elected leaders and bad governance for the increasing agitations and threats to national unity. At a joint media briefing in Abuja on Thursday, they said the ploy by mischief-makers to disintegrate Nigeria may succeed if the political elite continue...

Middle Belt Leaders Call For The Full Implementation Of The 2014 National Conference

5 days ago /

In view of the recent threats to peace, stability, and national cohesion, leaders from the middle belt have called for the full implementation of the resolutions of the 2014 national conference. The leaders, after due deliberations on factors, structure, system and forces behind Nigeria’s stability, at a conference tagged ''middle belt...

EFCC Rewards 25 Youths With Net Book Laptops

5 days ago /

The EFCC has rewarded 25 youths with Net book laptops with Bribe Buster application for joining the Commission in the anti-corruption campaign through their art works. Mr Osita Nwajah, the Director, Public Affairs of the commission, presented the gifts to the youths during the launch of the Creative Youth Community Development...

Yobe Government Approves 2.1bn Naira For Capital Projects

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The Yobe State Government has committed the sum of over 2.1 billion Naira for the execution of capital projects spread across the state. The State Commissioner of Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Mala Musti, revealed this to journalists at the end of the state executive council meeting held in Damaturu the...

FRSC Calls For Strengthening Of Inter-agency Synergy

6 days ago /

The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Zonal Commanding Officer of Zone 4 comprising of Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau, Jonas Agwu has advocated the need to strengthen inter agency synergy to achieve its mandate. He was speaking during a familiarisation visit to Nasarawa state command of the federal road safety corps. “We are...


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