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Technical Stopover: Again Buhari violates Nigeria constitution – PDP

Technical Stopover: Again Buhari violates Nigeria constitution – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has on Thursday berated the US visit of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that he left Nigeria to US for an unofficial visit to Donald Trump, US president, without following the constitutional procedure of consulting the national assembly. In a statement dully signed and sent by the party’s publicity secretary, Ologbondiyan described Mr Presidents visit as ...

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Court orders final forfeiture of Lagos property recovered from naval officers

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Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered final forfeiture of three and five-bedroom terrace duplexes, situated at Lekki Gardens Estate Ltd, to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Justice Muslim Hassan gave the final orders while ruling on an application for final forfeiture of the property, as filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Joined as respondents in ...

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Airtel 4G berths in Abuja

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Nigerian mobile operator, Airtel Nigeria on Thursday launched its 4G network in Abuja. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bharti Airtel, Nigeria and Ghana operations, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya said the launch was part of ongoing upgrade modernization of its network across Nigeria. Ogunsanya said the Airtel 4G network is coming to stabilize the existing 3G network service with high ...

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”Most of the youths in the North are uneducated or school dropouts” President Buhari

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A week after describing Nigerian youths as lazy, President Buhari in an interview with the Hausa version of the Voice of America VOA, disclosed that most of youths in the Northern region are uneducated or school dropouts. You know Nigeria’s population is now between 180 and 190 million and 60 per cent of this population is youth that is 30 ...

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Woman tells court how 7 men gang raped her inside a gutter in Lagos

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A middle aged woman has shared the shocking story of how she was gang raped by seven men inside a gutter along Airport road in Lagos state in April 2014. The young lady who is seeking justice, approached the Igbosere High Court where she was led in evidence by the Lagos State prosecutor, Miss Monisola Osibogun. The lady whose name ...

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“I was hurt that they didn’t come to the wedding” – Kanye West speaks on Jay Z and Beyonce missing his wedding

"I was hurt that they didn’t come to the wedding" - Kanye West speaks on Jay Z and Beyonce missing his wedding

Kanye West during his recent tell-all interview with American radio personality; Charlamagne Tha God , opened up about his relationship with Jay-Z specifically with regards to Jay and Bey not attending his nuptials to Kim Kardashian in 2014. “Respectfully, I have to say I was hurt that they didn’t come to the wedding. I understand they were going through some ...

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”God will judge past Nigerian leaders” President Buhari says

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President Buhari has said that God will judge all the past leaders of Nigeria that misgoverned the country. In a recent interview, President Buhari said ”Recently I had to come out and state that from 1999 to 2014, anyone who carries out a study here in America or Europe or India will know that we were producing 2.2 million barrels ...

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25 suspected cultists arrested in Enugu State

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The Enugu State Police command have arrested 25 suspected cultists, who gathered for their initiation activities recently. The Command said it recovered a locally made single barrel pistol, a locally made cut to size single barrel gun, four live cartridges and six expended cartridges from the suspects. The Command’s spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, said on Tuesday in Enugu that the suspects ...

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Masked DSS operatives take over security in National Assembly

Masked DSS operatives take over security in National Assembly

Masked Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have taken over guard duties at the National Assembly complex in Abuja. This development comes after the invasion and stealing of the mace by thugs sponsored by suspended lawmaker, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on April 18th. The mace has since been found and returned to the chamber. Senate President in reaction to ...

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Photos of Dino Melaye being brought into the court on a stretcher, re-arrested by the police after granted bail

Photos of Dino Melaye being brought into the court on a stretcher, re-arrested by the police after granted bail

The Nigerian Police Force today arraigned embattled Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial District of Kogi State before a magistrate court in wuse zone 2 Abuja. He was arraigned for allegedly breaking the windscreen of police vehicle conveying him to Lokoja and threatening to kill himself. After the court granted him bail, he was re-arrested by the police. Dino ...

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”You will soon become the worst past Nigerian leader Insha Allah” Aisha Yesufu tells President Buhari

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The co-convener of BBOG, Aisha Yesufu, says President Buhari will soon become a former Nigerian leader ”Insha Allah”. Yesufu said this while reacting to President Buhari’s comment that God will judge the past leaders of Nigeria. See her tweets below…

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Video: Welcome to The Deepest Hole in The World

Welcome to The Deepest Hole in The World

Deep in western Russia, if you know where to look, you’ll find a small collection of ragged scrap metal and crumbled concrete. Which isn’t that exciting. But if you rifle through the rubble, you will find a large, metal disc bolted to the ground. This isn’t just any old disc – it’s the welded-shut cap of a borehole that plummets more ...

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The “First Luxury Hotel in Space” Has Started Taking Booking Reservations

The "First Luxury Hotel in Space" Has Started Taking Booking Reservations

Houston-based Orion Span hopes to launch the “first luxury hotel in space” – the 35-by-14-foot Aurora Station – by late 2021 and bring guests on board the following year. The hotel will accommodate up to four travelers and two crew members at a time, racing them around the planet at high speeds for 12 days, the company said in a ...

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Senate summon: IGP Idris fails to appear, sends his deputy

Senate summon: IGP Idris fails to appear, sends his deputy

The Inspector general of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday failed to appear before the senate the second time, sending Joshak Habilah, the deputy inspector general to represent him. Reports have it that IGP and GOC 1 Division Kaduna, Gen. Mohammed Mohammed, visited Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State to assess security needs of the people. Recall that the senate had invited ...

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Buhari, Osibanjo to inaugurate 109 projects in Zamfara

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President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, governors and Ministers are to inaugurate multi-billion naira projects in Zamfara state as part of the 7th Anniversary of Governor Abdul’aziz Yari ‘s administration. Alhaji Lawal Liman, the chairman of the anniversary committee disclosed this at a press conference in Gusau on Wednesday. Liman, who is the state commissioner of health said about ...

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Herdsmen attack Yelwata in Guma LGA kill six, injure scores

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Suspected herdsmen Tuesday evening reportedly invaded Tse-Iyortyer, Yelwata in Guma local government area of Benue state, killing six persons and injuring scores. It was gathered that the marauders had attempted to raze the community but youths of the area successfully repelled the attackers who fled to neigbouring Nasarawa state. A notable politician and indigene of the area who claimed he ...

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Osun govt. seals OAU’s Administrative Block over N1.8bn tax debt

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The Osun State Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday sealed the Administrative Bock of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, over a N1.8 billion tax debt. The officials of the service, who came with policemen and NSCDC personnel, put the gates of the block under lock and key after obtaining a court order. The Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju, ...

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Mother burns her daughter with electric iron for “being a disgrace to the family” (graphic photo)

Mother burns her daughter with electric iron

A mother has been arrested for burning her daughter with an electric iron in Lagos, Nigeria. Ayo Sheriff, 30, used an electric iron to burn Aishat Sheriff, 16, at their home over a minor misunderstanding. According to the Lagos State Police Command, Aishat, a secondary school student and a part-time student auxauxili nurse, was given 500 Naira by her boss ...

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Photos: Bukola Saraki visits NYSC camp ground in Kwara following death of female corps member

Bukola Saraki visits NYSC camp ground in Kwara following death of female corps member

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, today paid a condolence visit to the NYSC oreintation camp in Ilorin, Kwara state following the death of one of the corps members, Miss Hilda Eva Amadi. Miss Amadi reportedly died following a severe injury she sustained during a “Man o’ War” drilling exercise in the ongoing orientation exercise at the camp. Saraki expressed sadness over ...

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Photos: Christians in Jos, Kaduna and Plateau state protest recent attacks on Christians in Benue

Christians in Jos, Kaduna and Plateau state protest recent attacks on Christians in Benue

The Christian Association of Nigeria last week urged all Christians to come out on Sunday April 29th, 2018 to stage a peaceful protest over the repeated attacks on Christians by suspected herdsmen in Benue state. Christians in Akure, Ondo state, Jos in Plateau state and Kaduna state staged a peaceful protest, demanding an end to the killings. The protesting Christians ...

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