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Adoke writes AGF, insists Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan endorsed Malabu Agreement

The former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) has insisted that the controversial Malabu oil Block Agreement was endorsed by the previous administrations of Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan. ...

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Benue Base: Air force official kills self and girlfriend

A Nigerian air force official identified as Kalu BA has killed himself and Oladipupo Solape, his lover and colleague. The incident occurred at the Nigerian air force base in Makurdi, Benue state capital, in the wee hours of Sunday. Less than ...

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Lagos to buy 5,000 air-conditioned buses to replace danfo this year – Ambode

The Lagos Sate Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, at the weekend said that the proposed Bus Reform Initiative aimed at giving Lagosians an integrated public transportation system would kick start this year with a sinking fund of N30 billion. Governor Ambode, who ...

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Two female suicide bombers killed

Security operatives and members of Civilian JTF volunteer group have intercepted a pregnant suicide bomber and another woman in Borno State. The two female suicide bombers were subdued when they refused to surrender and attempted to attack a security post. ...

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There is no future for Biafra – France

France , a former friend of Biafra in the 1967 secession bid, has ruled out any support for the secession of any part of the country, particularly Biafra. France’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, told The Guardian, that his country ...

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Ile Ife Crisis: Ooni inaugurates committee on peace

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has inaugurated a truth and reconciliation committee to ensure peace between the Hausa community and Yorubas in the ancient city. Oba Ogunwusi inaugurated the committee in his palace on Saturday in Ile-Ife, Osun ...

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Four children drown in Abuja

Four children – Jinkai Hakila, 10, Bridget Ibrahim, 11, Precious Ezra, 14 and Azumi Daniel, 16 – drowned in Danko river in Galadimawa, a community in the federal capital territory (FCT), on Saturday. The incident led to an atmosphere of ...

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TRIBUTE: Ogbemudia played his part well – Hon. Igbuya

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya, Friday described Dr. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia as a leader of rare character. In a condolence message to the family, Igbuya applauded Ogbemudia’s efforts in the improvement of sports, urban ...

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Nigeria Customs hands over seized 661 pump action rifles to SSS

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has handed over the 661 pump action rifles seized by the Federal Operations Unit Zone “A” Ikeja, to the State Security Service(SSS) for further investigation. The Public Relations Officer of the unit, Jerry Attah, said ...

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Hameed Ali replies Senate: I was not appointed CGof Customs to wear uniform

In an apparent response to the Senate’s directive, the Comptroller General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, has said that he was not employed to wear uniform. He told TVC on Friday that rather, he was appointed to work effectively. ...

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