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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - A soldier, Private Suleiman Olamilekan has been sentenced to 28 days, in prison, with hard labour by the Nigerian Army for allegedly assaulting a Nollywood actress, Ebere Ohakwe. Spokesman...
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Cameroon: (Feb 23, 2017) - The United Nations (UN) high commissioner for Refugees, Filipo Grandi, has said that Cameroon has expelled 517 Nigerians, including 313 asylum seekers, who fled the insurgency by militant...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - A fire outbreak has destroyed 12 classrooms at the Army Day Secondary School in Bukabu barrack on Katsina Road in Kano metropolis on Wednesday night. According to an eye witness,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has said over 100 vehicles were carted away from the ministry by yet to be named officials. Senator...
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Somalia: (Feb 23, 2017) - Somalia';s President, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, has appointed a new prime minister, Hassan Ali Kheyre, a dual national of Norway and Somalia. Kheyre is acclaimed to be a newcomer...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - A court has on Thursday, adjourned the trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore and a former Minister for National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman who were alleged of N470...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - The Oyo State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Honourable Abimbola Kolade, has described his relationship with the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi as a...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Owing to the xenophobic attacks in South Africa which is affecting Nigerians, MTN's head office in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, has been shut after protesters tried to storm...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - A member of the seventh House of Representatives and governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Hon. Bimbo Daramola, has pleaded with the leadership of the All Progressives Congress(APC)...
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Mali: (Feb 23, 2017) - A spokeswoman for the German military said that plans are underway to beef up security for United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission in Mali, whose president is Boubacar Keita, by deploying...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Due to violence that might occur, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced the withdrawal of corps members from participation in Saturday’s rescheduled rerun election...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Owing to the travel ban placed on some countries by President Donald Trump of United States (US), the Nigerian community says it is prepared to legally defend any Nigerian traveller...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - GOVEROR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has lashed out at the Police, saying that in fair and just atmosphere, those indicted by the report of the Independent National Electoral Commission,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - An explosion on Wednesday rocked a pipeline belonging to the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG). The affected pipeline is located in Rivers state, said a statement released by...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Hot controversy has risen in the University of Ilorin following the promotion of the wife of the Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Mrs Taiwo Ambali from Lecturer 1 to Senior Lecturer. Mrs...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Following the court of appeal’s judgement, the newly reinstated National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Modu Sheriff, has begged state governors elected under...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Defence headquarters and Amnesty International are currently trading words over alleged killing of 240 persons in Borno and 177 agitators, under the aegis of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyede yesterday said the much-awaited Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will hold in May as part...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Over a claim made by the Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello, on the state’s invasion by Boko haram insurgents, the National Coordinator, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Frontier,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - No fewer than three people have been killed and several others wounded including a police officer, after suspected armed robbers attacked a Zenith bank branch in Owerri, the Imo state...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - The Federal Executive Council (FEC) held a valedictory session for the out-going Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed. Mrs Mohammed, who has served the President Muhammadu Buhari...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday hosted the Commander of the US-Africa Command, General Thomas D. Waldhauser and the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Honorable W. Stuart...
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Kenya: (Feb 23, 2017) - A lawyer in the African Country of Kenya presided upon by Uhuru Kenyatta has agreed to apologise within 14 days for plagiarising the work of a fellow colleague. According to Ceoafrica,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - As part of the move to increase the performance of the agency in the development of the Niger Delta, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has redeployed 11 directors to different...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - The Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, has refused Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh’s, application to allow Sambo Dasuki, a former National...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says there are plans by some individuals to use students for anti-xenophobic protests scheduled to hold, on Thursday, February 23,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2017) - As United States President Donald Trump rolls out a new travel ban on Friday, the Nigerian community in that country says it is prepared to legally defend any Nigerian traveller against...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - The Peoples Democratic Party and major groups, including the Nigeria Voters’ Assembly and the National Association of Resident Doctors, on Tuesday, differed on the latest development...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Again, 171 Nigerians, who returned to the country yesterday from Libya, had tales of sorrow and anguish to tell. Emotions ran high as some of them broke down in tears as they recounted...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved a national action plan to improve the business environment in the country. The plan is to be implemented across three priority areas: Entry...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Ohanaeze President, John Nwodo has frowned at what he described as oppression to pro-Biafran supporters. He said the Federal Government treats supporters of the Movement for the...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Tuesday, denied reports claiming that it registered the ‘Indian garri’ that was reportedly...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has concluded arrangements to prosecute a Deputy Director of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa Ibom State, and...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - In order to identify and intervene in areas of potential disputes in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, a 10-member Boundary Committee has been set up to address boundary disputes. According...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF has quoted the number of children recruited in 2016 by the terrorist group, Boko Haram as 2000. This disclosure was made by the UNICEF...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Tuesday, conducted on a cabinet reshuffle by sacking four commissioners from his cabinet and reassigning some others to different ministries. The...
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Ghana: (Feb 22, 2017) - In his first state of the nation address, the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo said that he would reform the economy which is in a "bad way" and press ahead with a plan...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Director-General, National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr. Garba Abari, has appealed to Nigerians to stop referring to Nigeria as `Najia’ in order to maintain the originality of...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - The president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr Akinwumi Adesina has said the bank through its Feed Africa Strategy, would invest $24 billion over the next 10 years to help...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Borno State Government has said on Wednesday, that it was working on relocating 30, 000 more Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) back to their communities. The Chairman, State Emergency...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - The Mission for Rescue of Nigeria Socio-Cultural Environment (MIRENSCE), a non-governmental organisation, has applauded the Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, for making efforts...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - In celebration of its 100 years of banking in Nigeria, Union Bank PLC has on Wednesday, commissioned five branches in Benin City, Edo State. During the unveiling ceremony, The Chief...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Following the nationwide calls to pray for the President’s health and for peace and stability in the nation, the Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari has commended the...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - The special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and publicity, Mr Femi Adesina has said that nobody knows the date President Buhari will return to the country and that his...
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South Africa: (Feb 22, 2017) - A decision by South Africa to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) because membership conflicted with diplomatic immunity laws has been ruled as unconstitutional by...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Lecturers at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso have announced the suspension of their eight months old strike. The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Following issues that confront second wives concerning their husbands, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has supported call by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II for a law...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - The Nigerian Army has denied reports that a soldier was kidnapped in Lagos, clarifying that the soldier only got missing in action (MIA) during an ambush. Spokesman of the 81 Division,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Chairman of the Senate Committee on Domestic and Foreign Debt, Shehu Sani, yesterday hosted lepers, the deaf and other physically challenged persons who came all the way from Kaduna...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Owing to the Famine declared in South Sudan and the one ravaging Somalia, Britain will provide additional aid money to African countries. According to Ceoafrica, Britain will provide...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - As part of President Adama Barrow’s attempts to re-establish democracy in The Gambia, the police have arrested Gambia’s former head of the national intelligence agency,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Gunmen in the early hours of yesterday stormed the private residence of Ebonyi state National Mirror Correspondent in Abakaliki, the State capital, Mr Godwin Aliuna, manhandled him,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - Over issues of kidnapping which have been affecting students, the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 2, Onikan, Lagos, Kayode Aderanti, has called on private...
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Somalia: (Feb 22, 2017) - Somalia’s election has come and gone, but the memory lingers as it was held amidst insecurity threat which many thought would worsen by the terror group, al-Shabab, and the inauguration...
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Libya: (Feb 22, 2017) - Peace is beginning to creep back to Libya as the military chief of staff in Libya’s eastern region has ordered a temporary freeze on a controversial ban on Libyan women under...
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South Africa: (Feb 22, 2017) - South Africa’s Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, has targeted the rich in his annual budget, announcing a new top tax bracket of 45% in his 2017 budget, and the new tax bracket...
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South Africa: (Feb 22, 2017) - South Africa presided upon by Jacob Zuma has been faced with protest of different kind which is trending on social media. According to Ceoafrica, #Hireagraduate offers a glimpse...
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Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening extended his appreciation to Nigerians for their goodwill and prayers, saying his condition has improved. Buhari, who spoke for about...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Nigeria’s Football Federation is backing a challenge to the long-serving President of the Confederation of African Football, Issa Hayatou. Mr Hayatou is standing for an 8th...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Over President Muhammadu Buhari’s continued absence, Muslim and Christian clerics, political leaders, leaders of organizations and societies, and residents of Oyo state will converge...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Prof. Fidelis Okafor, Vice Chancellor of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, has said that the institution is rapidly expanding as one of the major Centres for teaching and research...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Nollywood actress, Bolaji Ogunmola, certainly has ideas about what she wants and how she wants it. Unlike many women who are confused as to the kind of men they want, Bolaji, who...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked millions of Nigerians who have been sending good wishes and praying for his health and well-being in mosques and churches throughout the country,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) -  Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday endorsed Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of the troubled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). But the party’s...
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South Africa: (Feb 21, 2017) - South Africa’s Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, said yesterday that he sees a "difficult political year" for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) but that he...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Mr Adam Nuru has been appointed as the new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited, to replace Mr Ladi Balogun who will step down on...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko has on Monday commissioned the International Event Center (DOME) in Akure, the state capital in the absence of the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Enugu State Government has shut down eight banks for alleged failure to remit about N1 billion in taxes to the state government. The banks with combined branch network of 36 branches...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Worried by the rate of corruption by past and present government officials, the Senate Committee on Financial Crimes and Anti-Corruption headed by Senator Chukwuka Utazi yesterday charged...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Governor Ayodele Fayoseof Ekiti State has declared that he would rule Nigeria as President and commander-in-Chief very soon. Speaking during a live interview on Focus Nigeria, a...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - The United Nations has appointed Gilbert Houngbo, Deputy Director-General of the International Labour Organisation and former Prime Minister of Togo, as the sixth President of International...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has announced on Tuesday that 74 bodies of migrants have washed up on the Libyan coast. IFRC spokesperson,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - The Permanent Secretary of the Benue State Ministry of Information and Orientation, Mrs Eunice Agada has hinted that the state is set to have its own television station soon. Mrs...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - The protracted absence on medical grounds of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has stoked fears of a full-blown political crisis at the heart of Africa’s most populous...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - A man, identified as Adebisi Akinrinmola, has been arrested for the alleged murder of one Ademola Asimiyu over a woman both reportedly had interest in.  It was gathered that...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - The minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun says the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is not bad, but Nigeria does not need the fund’s borrowing programme. In an interview with...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - The Kaduna State Security Council has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Jema’a and Kaura Local Government Areas of Kaduna State with immediate effect. Gunmen invaded different communities...
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Zimbabwe: (Feb 21, 2017) - As the President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, turns 93 today, he has dismissed allegations of corruption against senior officials by saying that rumour-mongers were merely targeting...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - South African retailer, Shoprite has reported a 15.5 per cent jump in half-year profit, lifted by sharp sales growth in Angola and Nigeria. Shoprite just scrapped plans to merge...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Following an assurance by Bayelsa state government led by Seriake Dickson to its unions on the payment of the salary backlog and stoppage of the on-going half salary payment from February,...
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Congo, Democratic Republic of The: (Feb 21, 2017) - Over a video that surfaced at the weekend which showed Congolese troops shooting dead members of militia in Kasai Central province, the United Nations (UN) human rights chief, Zeid...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Ayo Fayose, has said that unforeseen circumstances that sprang up after some leaders of the party (including...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, the eldest son of late afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti, and a grandchild of a political campaigner, women's rights activist and traditional aristocrat, Late Funmilayo...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) -  Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied endorsing Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Since Friday when the appeal court...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Over calls made by leaders on “thinking out of the box”, the General Officer Commanding, 2 Division Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Major General C.M Abraham, has advised Nigerian...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - A Prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of ex-Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, on Tuesday told the Federal High Court, Abuja that his team recovered $1m from Badeh’s wardrobe. The...
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Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2017) - Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, who is known to be streetwise, on Tuesday strolled into a restaurant in the federal capital territory (FCT) to enjoy amala and ewedu, a local...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - National Auditor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Fatai Adeyanju, Sunday disclosed that eight out of the 12 governors elected on the party’s platform are already...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Sunday said that he would remain in the present official residence provided to him by government known as Aguda House. The Vice President made the statement...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - The Federal Government is currently investigating its team of special prosecutors to fish out those who may be operating with conflict of interest Punch reports. Five Senior Advocates...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - Lagos State government has expressed its willingness to renovate the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode made the state’s intent known when he paid...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - Commissioner of Police (CP) Musa Kimo yesterday assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He takes over from CP Mohammed Mustafa during...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - Seven governors have questions to answer in the alleged diversion of part of the N388.304billion London-Paris Club refunds into two accounts opened by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF),...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - Goods worth millions of naira have been destroyed in a fire incident that gutted the popular Adekunle Sawmill in the Ebute Metta area of Lagos State. Residents said the inferno started...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - The Guardian reports that security staff at the Abuja House in London on Sunday, February, 20, 2017 called in policemen to arrest one of its correspondents who was on the premises...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - Against the backdrop of their resumption tomorrow, it has emerged that the lawmakers will concern themselves with issues related to the passage of 2017 budget, the confirmation of Chief...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - Former Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Engr. Andrew Yakubu, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Kano to set aside the order of forfeiture...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - , Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State governor has stated that he is not part of those who decide the affairs of the nation in Nigeria’s power house- Aso Rock. El-Rufai said...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - The free medical intervention scheme organised by the Olatoye Sugar Foundation (OSF) in collaboration with Doctors on the Move Africa (DOTMA), to provide free surgery for 2000 people...
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Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2017) - In view of cash crunches being experienced in different parts of the country, Barr Ismail Ahmed, who led the youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2015 campaign organisation,...
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