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Photos: President Buhari meets 12 year old girl that donated her lunch money for his campaign in 2015

President Buhari meets 12 year old girl that donated her lunch money for his campaign in 2015

President Buhari today met with three of his young supporters. One of them is 12 years old Nicole Benson who donated her lunch money for his campaign in 2015. He also met 10-year-old Aisha who wrote him a letter asking to see him. President Buhari also granted audience to three years old, daughter of popular comedian White Nigerian, who did ...

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If we are to go for elections today, we will return to power – chairman of PDP’s national caretaker committee Ahmed Makarfi

If we are to go for elections today, we will return to power - chairman of PDP's national caretaker committee Ahmed Makarfi

Chairman of PDP National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, says he is confident that the party will return to power come 2019. Makarfi expressed his confidence of the party’s return to power when he appeared on Channels TV last night. “We are more than ready for election. If we are to go to polls today, we are confident that PDP ...

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Like US, Isreal has also announced plans to withdraw from UNESCO

Like US, Isreal has also announced plans to withdraw from UNESCO

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country will withdraw from UN’s cultural and education body after a United States decision to do the same on accusations of bias against the Jewish state. Netanyahu’s office in a statement said, ‘the prime minister instructed the foreign ministry to prepare Israel’s withdrawal from the organisation alongside the United States’. Netanyahu “welcomes the ...

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Man arrested, his brother, two others on the run over gang rape of 14-year-old girl in Anambra State

Man arrested, his brother, two others on the run over gang rape of 14-year-old girl in Anambra State

An electrician identified as Ifesi Nwabude has been arrested while his three accomplices are on the run for gang raping a 14 year-old-girl in Awka, Anambra State capital. It was gathered that Ifesi Nwabude, his brother, Chiedu and their friends Emmanuel and Chibuzo raped the girl on October 1st. According to reports, the suspect was arrested, yesterday, at Sky Prince ...

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Don’t Treat NNPC Scandal With Levity, NUPENG Tells Buhari

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The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has called on President Muhamadu Buhari to wade into the allegations of corruption and insubordination raised against NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibeh Kachikwu and not treat the issue with levity. The group in a statement on Tuesday said the whole world is watching ...

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Davido releases statement and videos on the death of his friend, Tagbo

Davido re-invited for questioning after autopsy shows Tagbo died of suffocation

24 hours after the Lagos state police commissioner indicted him in the death of his friend, Tagbo Umeike, singer Davido, has released a statement telling his own side of the story. He also shared videos to back up his claims. According to Davido, when Tagbo started acting up after taking 40 shots of Tequila, he advised that he should allow ...

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Photos: Corps member drowns while swimming in a river in Delta State

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Peace Uche, a Corps member serving in Delta State drowned while swimming in a river. The deceased fondly called Jocky, graduated from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Umuahia, Abia State. He was laid to rest in his hometown last Saturday.

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Supreme Court adjourns ex-NSA, Sambo Dasuki’s appeal to January 25, 2018

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The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki’s appeal to January 25th 2018. Dasuki is asking the Supreme Court to compel the Federal Government to obey the bail orders granted to him by the Federal High Court Abuja and obey ECOWAS CCJ Judgement that ordered his immediate release on bail. Dasuki is standing ...

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NNPC Scandal: I Approved Two Joint Venture Financing, Says Osinbajo

NNPC Scandal: I Approved Two Joint Venture Financing, Says Osinbajo

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo says he granted authorisation to two ventures from the NNPC while President Muhammadu Buhari was away on medical leave. Professor Osinbajo said on Thursday, that the approvals were specifically for financing joint ventures through loans and not contracts. His reaction comes in the wake of the scandal rocking the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ...

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“The monkey pox virus is not in Imo and will never be in Imo in Jesus Name” state government says

The monkey pox virus is not in Imo and will never be in Imo in Jesus Name" state government says

The state government has released a statement denying claims that the Monkeypox virus is in the state. Read below… The Attention of the Imo State government has been drawn to the wicked and unfounded rumor being spread by the wicked ones over the monkey pox virus which created undue anxiety in Owerri, the state capital especially among some parents, on ...

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Oritsefemi and Nabila’s white wedding to hold on November 25

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Oritsefemi and his beautiful wife, Nabilla Fash got married in a very private ceremony at his Lekki apartment in April this year. Now, they intend to hold a classy White Wedding before the year runs out. A source in Oritsefemi’s camp tells LIB exclusively that the white wedding is scheduled to hold in Lagos on November 25, 2017. Oritsefemi who ...

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Davido re-invited for questioning after autopsy shows Tagbo died of suffocation

Davido re-invited for questioning after autopsy shows Tagbo died of suffocation

At a press conference by Lagos State Police Commissioner, Imohimi Edgal where he spoke on the death of Tagbo Umeike and also announced that Davido has been reinvited for questioning. According to the commissioner, Davido said he was informed of Tagbo’s death by a mutual friend while he was at DNA night Club. Further investigation by the police also revealed ...

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Breaking: Super Eagles qualifies for World Cup

Super Eagles qualifies for World Cup

Super Eagles of Nigeria, Saturday trashed the fearless Chipolopolo of Zambia hence becoming the first African team to advance to Russia after taking an unassailable lead atop Group B. It will be their sixth World Cup finals appearance. The match which ended 1-0 doused the tension of many Nigerian fans. Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi’s fantastic short saw the Nigerian Super Eagles ...

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Businessman docked for allegedly fondling lady’s breast

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A businessman, Shehu Mohammadu, was on Thursday docked at a Jos Upper Area Court in Plateau for allegedly fondling a lady’s breast in public. Mohammadu, 44, was arraigned for committing acts of gross indecency publicly. The Prosecutor, Insp. Ibrahim Ashir, told court that the accused publicly touched the breasts and buttocks of the 24-year-old lady without her consent. Ashir told ...

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No cause for alarm over outbreak of “monkey pox” virus – Bayelsa Govt.

No cause for alarm over outbreak of “monkey pox” virus – Bayelsa Govt.

The Bayelsa Government on Thursday allayed fears of possible epidemic following the outbreak of a contagious viral disease called “monkey pox” in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenogoa that the state government was on top of the situation. Etebu said that the government had contained the outbreak ...

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Man, 47, faces trial for allegedly beating up step-mother

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A 47-year-old driver, Yusuf Oloyede, who allegedly assaulted his step-mother, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused was arraigned before Magistrate O.I. Raji on charges of breach of peace and assault. Oloyede, who lives at Oke-Odo area of Agege, Lagos, however, pleaded not guilty and was admitted to a bail of N50,000 with two ...

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Suspected gunmen kill UNIBEN Professor in Edo

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Barely 48 hours after a popular Benin musician, Osayamore Joseph was abducted by suspected kidnappers, a senior lecturer at the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof Paul Otasowie was shot dead Wednesday night by suspected assailants. The Professor at the faculty of Engineering UNIBEN was shot after he drove into his house located off Siluko road Benin City. It was learnt ...

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We’re determined to stop illegal mining, says NSCDC chief

We’re determined to stop illegal mining, says NSCDC chief

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it is determined to put a stop to illegal mining in the country in spite of the myriad of challenges. The Commander General of the corps, Abdullahi Gana, said this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday. Gana said the activities of illegal miners was jeopardising the country’s economic ...

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FG to shut down NERFUND over N17.5bn bad loans

FG to shut down NERFUND over N17.5bn bad loans

The Federal Government is making arrangements to shut down the operations of the National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND) at the end of October due to huge non-performing loans of about N17.5 billion. A competent source at the Federal Ministry of Finance told newsmen on Thursday in Abuja that a committee had already been formed to ensure smooth liquidation of the ...

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52, 311 Borno children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency – Gov. Shettima

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Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno said on Thursday that 52, 311 children in the state were orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast. Shettima disclosed this in Maiduguri during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the state government, Fadama III and the World Bank (WB). He also disclosed that some 54, 911 women were widowed by ...

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