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Nigeria & the implications of Donald Trum Presidency (Part 2)

Yet as hard as the Obama/Clinton/Kerry triumverate may try to cover it up, it appears that the message about the real situation in Buhari’s Nigeria is beginning to get across to the world. As a glaring example of this permit me to share the words of a strong Trump supporter, Republican Congressman Tom Marino, which were contained in a letter ...

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Budget scandal: FG may withdraw Dogara’s security details

​ ABUJA – INDICATIONS emerged Sunday that security details of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara may be withdrawn on the orders of the Federal Government over the controversy surrounding the 2016 budget.  It was also gathered that a document linking the Majority leader of the House, Femi Gbajabimila with constituency projects worth over N4 billion which ...

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WhyWhy bank manager committed suicide – FCMB

First City Monument Bank Plc says its official, Olisa Nwakoby, who committed suicide on Friday in front of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Lekki, Lagos State, had personal challenges and became frustrated.The bank, however, noted that neither the management nor colleagues of the deceased were aware of the challenges, adding that it was working with Nwakoby’s ...

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Nigerians’ current travails sadden me, says El-Rufai

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Sunday said he was extremely sad that Nigerians were passing through the worst economic downturn ever witnessed in the history of the nation.El-Rufai, who spoke in Lagos during the Sunday service of The Latter Rain Assembly, noted that there was no denying the fact that Nigerians were contending with multi-facetted challenges, which were ...

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See What This Corper Invented That Has Got Him Recognized By NYSC (Photos) 

Kudos are in order for this young man -a Corps member who has been specially recognized after fabricating an effective driver training workshop -where one can learn how to drive without necessary being in a vehicle. His work was inspected and by the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen. Sule Kazaure, BOI’s Waheed Olagunju and other ...

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Riddle! What Kind Of Cup Doesn’t Hold Water?

Another one for the efikos and the bosses. You can still remain champion on this. What kind of cup doesn’t hold water? 916 total views, no views today

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President Buhari’s lopsided appointments

I belong to everybody. I belong to nobody.” That was the golden statement or word on the marble credited to President Muhammadu Buhari in his Inauguration Speech on Friday, May 29, 2015 at the Eagle Square, Abuja. With that particular statement, among other highlights of his Inaugural speech, the nation that has been put in a reverse gear and in ...

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(BREAKING) N1.2bn fraud: Court grants Fayose’s ally bail

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the release of an ally of Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, Abiodun Agbele‎, who has been in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission since June 27. Agbele was arrested by the EFCC in Lagos on June 27 and has since been ...

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I have not defected from APC – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says he remains a proud member of the All Progressives Congress, amid speculations that he has defected from the party. A statement by Saraki’s Special Assistant, New Media, Bamikole Omishore, said his media team were aware of a “false publication” making the rounds on social media. “This fabrication is entirely untrue as the Senate President stands ...

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Bricklayer jailed for stealing two packets of Maggi

A Lugbe Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced a 30-year-old bricklayer Jeopardy John, to three months imprisonment for stealing two packets of Maggi cubes. John, had pleaded guilty to a three-count of criminal trespass, housebreaking and theft. “I am sorry for the act I committed and I am pleading with the court not to send me to jail. ...

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Omotola Jolade makes Elle Magazine’s list of 50 incredible women

Fresh off celebrating 3 million followers on Facebook, Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has just made South Africa ELLE magazine’s list of 50 Incredible Women. The diva shared the exciting news to fans on her Instagram page yesterday, July 19, 2016. Who’s that girl,” she captioned a screen grab of the post shared by Fashion editor Dimeji Alara.Other prominent Nigerian women ...

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IG orders arrest of killers of Plateau monarch

Ibrahim Idris, acting inspector-general of police (IG), has ordered the arrest of the killers of Lazarus Agaie, the traditional ruler of Bokkos in Plateau state.According to Don Awunah, spokesman of the police, Idris has directed Joshack Habilla, deputy-inspector-general of police (DIG) operations, to proceed to Plateau to lead the task.Awunah disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday.The ...

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EFCC freezes Obanikoro daughter’s account

​The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has frozen an account linked to Shalewa Obanikoro, the daughter of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro. According to EFCC investigators, about N1.2bn passed through the account which belongs to an oil firm.Shalewa, who is a signatory to the account, was said to have personally mandated Fidelity Bank to transfer ...

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EFCC freezes Obanikoro daughter’s account

​The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has frozen an account linked to Shalewa Obanikoro, the daughter of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro. According to EFCC investigators, about N1.2bn passed through the account which belongs to an oil firm.Shalewa, who is a signatory to the account, was said to have personally mandated Fidelity Bank to transfer ...

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First lady, Aisha Buhari sues Governor Fayose

​ The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has sued the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, for alleging that she was one of those indicted for involvement in the Halliburton multi-million dollar scandal. The President’s wife had on many occasions denied involvement in the scam with a threat to sue Fayose if he did not stop dragging her into a ...

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Owerri: Tears, outrage over demolitions

​OWERRI, the Imo State capital, has been in the news lately for diverse reasons bordering on the good and the bad, according to the perceptions of the people.  But of all the recent incidents and events recorded in the city, the ongoing demolition of structures has featured more prominently in the news as it continues to draw a lot of ...

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APC protests Rivers Assembly’s refusal to swear in members-elect

​PORT HARCOURT— About 2,000 members of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, yesterday, staged a peaceful protest to the Rivers State House of Assembly complex on Moscow Road, Port Harcourt, demanding the swearing-in of Victoria Nyeche and Andrew Miller as members of the Assembly. Nyeche represents Port Harcourt Constituency 1 while Miller represents Opobo/Nkoro constituency. They were elected on the ...

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2019: APC’ll dislodge PDP in Delta- Egbo

​UGHELLI—CHAIRMAN of All Progressives Congress, APC, Steering Committee on Fund Raising for membership registration in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, Olorogun Jaro Egbo, has reiterated the determination of the party to dislodge the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state in the 2019 general election. Speaking during a meeting of the APC in Ughelli, yesterday, to herald the ...

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Remi Tinubu just spent N75 milllion to sponsor a protest against me in Abuja – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has alleged that Senator Remi Tinubu has released N75 million to sponsor a protest against him. He made the allegation in a post on his Facebook wall yesterday night.He wrote; A civil rights movement, Committee for the Defence of Women’s Rights, has uncovered a plan by the wife of a former governor of Lagos State and chairman, ...

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Dino Melaye threatened to beat me up and rape me, boasted that nothing will happen afterwards – Remi Tinubu

Senator Oluremi Tinubu yesterday told Senate President Bukola Saraki and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman John Oyegun that Senator Dino Melaye threatened to assault her during the Senate’s July 12 Executive Session.Melaye, Sen. Tinubu said, boasted that he would “face no consequence even if he fulfilled these criminal threats”.In separate petitions yesterday, Sen. Tinubu complained about the Kogi State ...

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Metuh, Amosu, Dikko beg to return looted funds to avoid going to jail

Three of those on trial for alleged corruption are eager to return their “loot” for freedom, according to The Nation newspaperThey want to refund cash and surrender property to avoid going to jail.An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) source said that the agency got requests from former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh, ex-Chiefs of ...

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BREAKING: Paul Le Guen Rejects Super Eagles’ Appointment

Newly appointed Super Eagles’ technical director, Paul Le Guen, has rejected the job offer by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF.This was revealed by a top French journalist Herve Penot, via the verified Twitter handle (@hpenot_lequipe).According to the tweet, Le Guen will not go to Nigeria because the NFF is yet to meet the terms & conditions for the said job. ...

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I will not apologize’ – Dino Melaye insists

​ Dino Melaye, a senator from Kogi west, says he will not apologise to Oluremi Tinubu, his colleague from Lagos central and wife of Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Melaye said this at the executive session of the senate on Tuesday.In a closed-door session of the senate last Tuesday, Melaye and Tinubu had engaged ...

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Buhari’s Favourite State Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari since inception into his administration in May 2015 has shown preference for some State governors.However, factors responsible for this are unexplainable why an individual likes one person and does not feel comfortable with another person.Here are 7 governors we feel the Nigerian president has preference for: Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun state governor)Governor Amosun is one of President Buhari’s ...

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Goodluck Jonathan to give keynote speech at US Nigerian Lawyers Awards Dinner

Former Nigeria President, Mr. Goodluck Jonathan will deliver a keynote speech at the United States Nigerian Lawyers Association (NLA) Merit Awards Dinner, scheduled for October 29 in New York.An announcement signed by Nexus U. Sea, President of the association.The venue of the event is the 630 Second Ballroom, at 630 Second Avenue.According to Mr. Sea, the keynote speaker will be ...

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Nigeria’s economy in ruins; inflation hits 16.5% record high

​ – It seems Nigerians will have to wait much longer for a better economy – Findings indicate the inflation rate has hit a record high at 16.5% – Economists say this is the highest rate since 2005 According to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), it states that inflation rate in Nigeria’s economy has hit the roof at of 16.5%. ...

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Japan’s population drops for 7th consecutive year

TOKYO — The population of Japan decreased for the seventh consecutive year and at the fastest pace since the current survey started in 1968. According to data released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications on Wednesday, Japan had a population of 125,891,742 as of Jan. 1, marking a decrease of 271,834 from a year earlier. The data does ...

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Oxfam: Poorest nations shouldering responsibility for world’s refugees

st nations shouldering responsibility for world’s refugees By Juliet Perry Updated 0536 GMT (1336 HKT) July 18, 2016 ‘The next time there won’t be anyone left’ Lifejacket graveyard captures refugee crisis magnitude ‘Paradise hotel’ where refugees stay for free World Refugee Day: By the numbers Meet inspiring refugee boy who wants to heal the world Selfless doctor heals refugees on Greek ...

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My encounter with Niger Delta Avengers- Sports Minister Dalung

Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, over the weekend via his twitter handle, announced that he held talks with members of the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers. Speaking to a selected group of journalists at the end of a stakeholder’s meeting of the Southern senatorial zone of Plateau State on Saturday July 16th, Dalung said he took a two-hour ...

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Dino Melaye continues his attack on Remi Tinubu, gives instances of her quarrel with other people

In the wake of his highly publicized verbal fight with Senator Remi Tinubu in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye shared this think piece, recalling alleged instances where Sen. Remi had confrontations with Senators and others. Read what he wrote after the cut.. WHY ALWAYS REMI TINUBU? : For the record, I want to give a few instances to buttress my ...

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The Reds are interested in signing the 25-year-old who is strong in the dribble, and registered 11 goals and five assists in the league last season. urgen Klopp has distinguished Newcastle’s Georginio Wijnaldum as an alternative midfield target for Liverpool following the club’s frustration in the pursuit of both Piotr Zielinski and Mahmoud Dahoud. Goal revealed on Saturday that the Poland international, whom ...

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Flood washes away 50 houses in Kano

A downpour in the early hours of yesterday rendered many homeless, as no fewer than 50 houses in Kano metropolis were affected. The affected areas include Makasa, Garangamawa, Magashi and Kasuwa Kurmi, where reports had it that about eight houses were lost to the flood. Other areas affected within the metropolis include Adakawa, Chedi, Hotoro, Kawo and Badawa areas.It was gathered ...

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Robber slumps after being hit with own charm

A member of a four-man robbery gang, Nnamdi Onu, passed out when he was hit with the charm he prepared for victims.His gang specialised in attacking commuters at Anthony Bus Stop in Lagos State, disposing them of cash and valuables. He was arrested, Friday, following a foiled operation.Onu and members of his gang stormed the bus stop at about 5.45a.m., ...

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Reasons why Jonathan told Dasuki to give me N100 million  Doyin Okupe opens up

A former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe, says embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), gave him N100m on the instruction of Jonathan.Okupe, who served as Jonathan’s spokesman from 2012 to 2015, added that he received N10m monthly from Dasuki to pay salaries and run a weekly programme on NTA.The ...

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