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Enugu mosque fire : Ohanaeze visits Muslim Community, appeals for calm

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The apex Igbo – socio cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday visited the Muslim Community in Igbo – Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State . The visit led by the President of Ohanaeze in Enugu State , Chief Alex Ogbonna, was to commiserate with them over the fire incident which engulfed a mosque in the area . A mosque ...

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Terrorism: Buhari lauds Jordan for military hardware donation

BREAKING: Buhari returns after 103 days in London

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in New York lauded the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the donation of hardware in support of Nigeria’s campaign against terrorism and insurgency. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that Buhari made the commendation at a ...

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Electricity tarrif hike: Labour threatens to shut down economy

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The organised labour yesterday threatened to paralyze the nation’s economy if the Federal Government should go ahead with the planned hike on the electricity tariff. The organised labour was of the belief that such planned increment would lead to the closure of factories as well as unprecedented unemployment. National President of Non-Academic Staff Union Of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, ...

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Breaking: ULC suspends strike

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The leadership of the United Labour Congress, ULC Wednesday called off the strike affiliate unions registered under the labour centre embarked on. The President of ULC Comrade Joe Ajaero announced the suspension of strike after meeting with the Federal Government Negotiation Team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment. Senator Chris Ngige. Part of the agreement at the meeting ...

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BREAKING: ASUU suspends strike

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The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, ASUU, has officially suspended its one month, six days strike. ASUU said it was suspending the strike till end of October for government to fulfill its pledges. The union directed university lecturers to resume duty from Tuesday, 19th September 2017. The suspension of the strike was announced on Monday evening after a meeting ...

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7 Reasons why ‘IPOB is a terrorist group’ – Army

7 Reasons why 'IPOB is a terrorist group' - Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday, September 15, 2017, declared the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist group. Led by Nnamdi Kanu, the IPOB have been seeking secessions from Nigeria. Kanu who was released on strict bail conditions have since flouted the terms for his release. Inciting comments against President Muhammadu Buhari and its security apparatus are high points of ...

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INEC announces plan to engage 20,000 personnel for Anambra governorship election

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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will engage at least 20,000 personnel for the conduct of the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, disclosed this at the commencement of a two-day workshop for the Civil Society Situation Room on today in Awka. Nkwachukwu revealed that 35 ...

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EFCC arrests eight men for Internet Fraud

EFCC arrests eight men for Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos zonal office, has arrested eight suspected Internet fraudsters. The suspects are Samson Olujobi, 28 (a.k.a Mau Rice, Melinda Mcginnis); Abraham Sunday ( a.k.a. Raymond Dodson) 32; Gabriel Ayo ( a.k.a. Robert Mcintosh, Donald Great) 25; Omotayo Raphael (a.k.a. Michael Black) 25; Semiu Sunday Olawale (a.k.a. J. Cabtree) 23; Dafe Onosigho (a.k.a. Johna ...

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Tension forces Governor Lalong of Plateau State to declare indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos

Tension forces Governor Lalong of Plateau State to declare indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos over reported clash in the state’s capital. Emmanuel Nanle Samuel, the director of press and public affairs to the Governor who gave the statement also said that the governor was surprised at the tension that was building up in the state. According to the statement, ‘the governor ...

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If you didn’t like my new book, read the one I wrote for kids – Hillary Clinton replies Donald Trump

If you didn't like my new book, read the one I wrote for kids - Hillary Clinton replies Donald Trump

Yesterday, President Trump reacted to Hillary Clinton’s newly published book ‘What happened’ Where she explained why she lost the 2016 elections. In the book, Clinton blamed the Electoral college, former FBI director, James Comey, Russian President Vladimir Putin and eventually took responsibility for the loss. In his reaction, President Trump who won the election tweeted, ‘Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody ...

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Lagos police arrest 6 in connection with the killing of Guilder Ultimate search winner, Hector Jobarteh

Lagos police arrest 6 in connection with the killing of Guilder Ultimate search winner, Hector Jobarteh

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Imohimi Edgal, has announced the arrest of six persons in connection with the murder of Hector Jobarteh, the winner of the third edition, Guilder Ultimate Search, GUS. The 38-year-old reality TV star was shot dead at his home in Oko-Oba on September 4th minutes after returning from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja ...

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Two soldiers allegedly involved in the attack on NUJ Secretariat in Abia State have been arrested and facing trial – Army spokesperson, Sani Usman

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The Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, says two soldiers allegedly involved in the attack on Nigerian Union of Journalists secretariat in Abia state have been arrested and are facing trial. It could be recall that about 20 Soldiers in number on the 12th, September 2017, forced their way into the secretariat smashing phones, upturning chairs and ...

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Army commences full scale operation ‘python dance II’, accuses politicians of incitement

Army commences full scale operation ‘python dance II', accuses politicians of incitement

The Nigerian Army has accused some politicians of attempting to cause crisis between its personnel and people in the South East zone for their selfish interest as it launches exercise “Python Dance II’’. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, made the accusation in an interview with newsmen on Friday. “It is so sad and unfortunate that a particular ...

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Soldiers will be withdrawn from Aba, Umuahia by Friday — Ikpeazu

Breaking: Gov. Ikpeazu declares curfew in Aba as soldiers invade city

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia said on Thursday that soldiers would be withdrawn from from the streets of Umuahia, the state capital, and Aba, its commercial nerve centre, by Friday. Ikpeazu made this known at Government House, Umuahia, while reacting to the security situation in the state. He said that the situation in the past few days, which led to ...

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Operation Python Dance: Don’t panic, Ekweremadu urges Ndigbo

Operation Python Dance: Don’t panic, Ekweremadu urges Ndigbo

Chief Whip of Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon. Matthias Ekweremadu, has urged the Igbo people not to panic over the recent military activities in their territory but to go about their normal business. Ekweremadu, who made the call on the floor of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Tuesday, while supporting the motion for adjournment, said that it was ...

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Invasion of Kanu’s home, threat to national unity–S-East/S-South Network

Invasion of Kanu’s home, threat to national unity–S-East/S-South Network

A statement by the group cautioned the Nigerian Army against repeating such, to avoid a repeat of what happened in Zaria, Kaduna State. The statement reads: “The South East-South South Network vehemently condemns the military invasion of NnamdiKanu’s home. “The development is a threat to peaceful co-existence of this nation and it is quite unfortunate that security operatives will descend ...

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Breaking: Gov. Ikpeazu declares curfew in Aba as soldiers invade city

Breaking: Gov. Ikpeazu declares curfew in Aba as soldiers invade city

The Abia state Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has declared a three-day curfew in Aba, a commercial city in the state following the Nigerian army’s inversion of the state. A statement issued on Tuesday by the state government, Governor Ikpeazu expressed concerns over the launch of a military exercise tagged, Operation Python Dance II in the state and other south-eastern states ...

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FG asked to ban use of generating sets by MDAs

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The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, has advised the Federal Government to ban the use of power generating sets in Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, across the country. The Executive Director, ERA/FoEN, Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, who gave this advice in Abuja while commenting on the need for the National Renewable Energy Policy and Legal Framework for ...

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AFTERMATH OF YORUBA SUMMIT: Resistance to restructuring fuels separatist s’ claims — Odumakin

AFTERMATH OF YORUBA SUMMIT: Resistance to restructuring fuels separatist s’ claims — Odumakin

Secretary of the Planning Committee of the Yoruba Summit, held in Ibadan, Oyo State Capital, last Thursday, Mr Yinka Odumakin, in this interview, speaks to the issue of restructuring and why it offers Nigeria the best opportunity to remain united and prosperous. He also takes on antagonists, saying their opposition to restructuring only serves to fuel the desire of separatists. ...

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s baby being carried by a surrogate is due in January 2018

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's baby being carried by a surrogate is due in January 2018

It was revealed a while back that Reality star Kim Kardashian and her husband, rapper Kanye West are expecting a third child via a surrogate. Media outlets are now reporting that the baby, whose sex hasn’t been revealed, will be born in January 2018. The celebrity couple got married in May 2014 and already have two kids; North and Saint. ...

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