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Nigeria: (May 29, 2017) -  Femi Taiwo, the presiding chaplain of the Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Lagos, has been fired from his job, allegedly because he did not accord preferential treatment to...
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Nigeria: (May 29, 2017) - The Catholic Bishop of Ekiti State,  Most Rev. Alex Ajakaye, has advised labour unions to drop the idea of increase in minimum wage, but instead think of how to stimulate the economy,...
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Nigeria: (May 28, 2017) - The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, who are set mark the May 30th Biafra remembrance day, have been solidly backed by a pro-democracy group who have warned the IG of Police, against...
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Nigeria: (May 28, 2017) - South West Group Of Online Publishers  (SWEGOP) is set  to host Honourable Dada Abiodun Awoleye representing Ibadan North Federal Constituency  tomorrow , Democracy Day. According...
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Nigeria: (May 28, 2017) - Sheikh (Dr) Ahmad Abubakar Gumi has declared the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration as a failure. The Islamic scholar said this in his assessment of Buhari and the...
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Nigeria: (May 28, 2017) - The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has said a National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu appointed him Commissioner without...
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Nigeria: (May 27, 2017) - Some members of All Progressives Congress in Kogi have called on Governor Yahaya Bello to resign over the accusation that he registered twice for Permanent Voter Card.  The...
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Nigeria: (May 27, 2017) - Former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, has said that the worst thing President Muhammadu Buhari did to remand the leader of the Indigenous...
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Nigeria: (May 27, 2017) - The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) have asked the public to disregard orders by agitators for Biafra for closure of markets in some states of the country next Tuesday. A statement on...
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Nigeria: (May 27, 2017) - Femi Fani-kayode in a statement made available to newsmen states as follows:  “ I just finished speaking to the Deputy Senate President and he confirmed to me that his home...
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Nigeria: (May 27, 2017) - The Nigerian Embassy in Washington has protested to the U.S. Government over the violation of its premises by the Secret Service agents following fracas between two local workers. The...
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Nigeria: (May 27, 2017) - All arrangements have been concluded to host representatives of the Oyo State Governor and that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party (SDP), Labour Party and...
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Nigeria: (May 27, 2017) - Dr Nureni Aderemi Adeniran, the Oyo State Secretary of Accord Party and  Hon Alarape Asimiyu, the Administrative Secretary in charge of PDP in Oyo State have arrived at CEOfrica...
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Nigeria: (May 27, 2017) - The Executive Assistant to the Governor on Political Matters, Dr Morounkola Thomas has said that the Governor Abiola Ajimobi has sone excellently well in terms of security in the state. He...
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Nigeria: (May 27, 2017) - Representatives of the Social Democratic Party, Accord Party and the Peoples Democratic Party have disagreed with claims of achievements of Governor Abiola Ajimobi. Dr Morounkola...
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Nigeria: (May 27, 2017) - It was an atmosphere of hot political debate on Saturday, 27th May during a media interactive session organised by CEOAfrica, an online television programme to examine the achievement...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The Independent National Electoral Commission has formally accused the governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, of registering for permanent voter card twice, in violation of federal electoral...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - For the umpteenth time, the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu has passionately appealed to the federal government to speed up the conversion of the prestigeous Yaba College of Technology...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - CEOAfrica, an online media platform, is set to host the Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Solid Minerals, Hon Mathew Oyedokun today Friday 26th May, 2017. Hon Oyedokun...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The Lagos State Police Command says it has intensified search for six students abducted at Igbonla Model School, near Epe, Lagos. In a statement on Thursday, the police said Fatai...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has delivered a dispassionate call for the nation to stay united, amid renewed agitation for a breakup and the creation of an independent state of Biafra. Mr....
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The Federal Government has released the result of the just concluded 2017 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Federal Unity schools. According to a statement released...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 29, as Public Holiday to celebrate the 2017 Democracy Day. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the ‎ declaration...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The birthplace of Islam, Saudi Arabia has announced that the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan will begin on Saturday, state media said on Thursday. Ramadan is the ninth month of the...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - Cristiano Ronaldo is facing possible charges of tax fraud in Spain. The country’s tax office has passed a file to prosecutors, who will decide whether to press charges against...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Solid Minerals, Hon Mathew Oyedokun has revealed that his motivation to move into politics was based on his passion to serve his people. He...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Solid Minerals, Hon Mathew Oyedokun has explained that the All Progressives Congress met an empty treasury when it came into power...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - Following speculations the the APC-led administration of President Buhari has been targeting corrupt members of the opposition party, the Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) -   The National Economic Council at its monthly meeting, on Thursday, accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of alleged discriminatory sharing of the Ecological Fund to states...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) -   The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Friday vowed not to work under the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff should...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - Kwara United defender, Saka Azeez, has been confirmed dead after he slumped in training in Ilorin on Friday morning. The team’s head coach, John Obuh, confirmed that Saka collapsed...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - As Nigeria prepares for May 29 Democracy day, which also marks the second year anniversary of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, a Special Adviser to the Oyo State Governor,...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday flagged off the State Health Insurance Scheme. He declared that his administration was committed to improving health care service...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) -   Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is currently at the Garki market in Abuja checking out food prices. Laolu Akande Spokesperson to the Acting President, announced this on...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The next Governor of Oyo State must be someone who shares the same vision and has the same goals as Governor Abiola Ajimobi, says Ajimobi’s aide, Hon Matthew Oyedokun. Oyedokun...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The Special Adviser to the Oyo State Governor on Solid Minerals, Hon Mathew Oyedokun has said that the Oyo State Government led by Abiola Ajimobi is working tremendously to ensure that...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - Controversy now surrounds the N35million the Department of State Service, DSS, allegedly found in the official residence of Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Ngwuta as some amount is...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The Nigerian police on Friday raided the Abuja official guest house of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. Special Adviser to the Deputy President of the...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - All arrangements have been put in place to host representatives of the Oyo State Governor and that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party (SDP), Labour Party...
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Nigeria: (May 26, 2017) - The case against an alleged corrupt justice in Nigeria has taken a fresh twist in the court of law following a new revelation.  The corruption trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia,...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, frontline politician and businessman, says the Igbo do not wish to secede from Nigeria “because they have invested in the country more than the Hausas and...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - Mr Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has described Garba Shehu’s comments on Ibrahim El-Zakzaky’s detention as a show of official impunity. Speaking with journalists...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has dismissed rumours of a coup-plot to overthrow the administration of President Muhammad Buhari. Defence spokesman, Major General John Enenche made...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari’s health has improved significantly, although only his physicians can determine when he will return to Nigeria and to work, a source in the Nigeria...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, on Tuesday warned Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state police command to shun bribery or leave the...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - The Federal Government has said it will set up a 29-member committee to review the national minimum wage for civil servants. This was revealed by the Minister of Labour and Productivity,...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - Minister of Youths and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has denied allegations that he is involved in a contract worth N182 million said to be awarded in November 27th, 2013 by the...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - Two weeks after the National Assembly transmitted the 2017 budget to the executive, the Federal Government on Wednesday said it has commenced the review and assessment of the budget...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - A retired worker with the Benue State Local Government Service, Mr. Gabriel Nomsha, last week committed suicide following frustration over his inability to get his pension for over...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - An official of the Lagos State Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) Brigade, Moshood Ayeni, was yesterday stoned to death by angry street hawkers at the Iyana-Oworo area of Lagos State. The...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - A divorce-seeking housewife, Mojisola Ajiboye, on Thursday told an Agege Customary Court that her husband is not the biological father of her son. She gave the testimony in the divorce...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - Oyo State Government on Tuesday announced a series of activities to commemorate the sixth year anniversary of the Governor Abiola Ajimobi led administration. In the spirit of this,...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has called for dialogue with Biafran agitators. Obasanjo speaking in Abuja on Thursday at “Biafra, 50 years After” Event forum...
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Nigeria: (May 25, 2017) - Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has asked the Nigerian government to apologize to the South East for killing millions of Igbos during the civil war. Hide quoted text Fani-Kayode...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has urged Nigerians to ignore the media reports on Coup plot, saying it should not be stretched beyond what...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday intercepted a container loaded with 440 arms and ammunition of various sizes and designs at the Tin Can Island port, Lagos. The Zonal Commander,...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - An Ethiopian medical doctor, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has been elected on Tuesday as the first African Director-General of the World Health Organisation, to begin his five-year term...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -   The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has asked Nigerians to disregard media reports on coup plot. Adesina, who spoke in Abuja on Tuesday...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Senate has on Tuesday called on the Central Bank of Nigeria to convert the country’s lower currency notes into coins to facilitate “highly repetitive” retail transactions. The...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Federal Government has debunked claims that €2million was paid as ransom to the terrorist group, Boko Haram for the release of the 82 Chibok girls two weeks ago. The Special...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - Niger Delta youths under the auspices of the Pan Niger Delta Youth Leadership Forum (PANDLEAF) have vowed to resist the proposed concessioning of the Port Harcourt and Warri refineries...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Tuesday said the Otun Olubadan, High Chief Lekan Balogun, and the Balogun of Ibadan, High Chief Owolabi Olakulehin, were not telling...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole, has assured Nigerians and the international community that there is no cause for concern over President Muhammadu Buhari’s...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -   New French President Emmanuel Macron will seek an extension of the country’s state of emergency until November 1 and wants to strengthen the power of security forces...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Ministry of Communications on Tuesday hinted that two telecommunications firms are currently considering a recall of retrenched staff. Speaking during a public hearing by the...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will declare open the 2017 National Mining Summit organised in collaboration with the ConMin West Africa at the International Conference Centre...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - CEOAfrica, an online media platform, is set to host the Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Solid Minerals, Hon Mathew Oyedokun on Friday 26th May, 2017. Hon Oyedokun will...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - President John Magufuli of Tanzania, on Wednesday, fired the mining minister and the chief of the state-run mineral audit agency. They were sacked after receiving a report into whether...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Police in Borno State, on Wednesday, confirmed the killing of three suspected female suicide bombers after a failed attack near Maiduguri. Mr Victor Isuku, the spokesman for...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - Former Heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield, has announced the donation of health equipment worth $3m to the Lagos State government. Holyfield, a  five-time world...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - Some members of staff and students of the Osun State University, College of Education, in Ipetu Ijesa, were on Tuesday injured when officers and men of the Nigerian Air Force Institute...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Katsina State Police Command is currently on the trail of a three-man gang, which abducted a one-year-old baby from her mother, Suwaiba Ahmadu, and gang-raped her in the Danja Local...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - In honour of an invitation to participate in a media panel chat organised by CEOAfrica, a popular online media organisation in Ibadan, the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has appointed...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -   The Governing Council of the Lagos State University has approved the promotion of 228 members of staff of the university. The head of the information unit,  Mr Ademola...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has begun recruitment into the service for 2017. In an advertisement placed on its portal, the service stated: Portal For Recruitment Into...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -     Mr Chris Ezike the Commissioner of Police in Imo, has commiserated with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) over the death of its staff, Mr Eddy Anyanwu. Ezike...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -   Cardinal and Catholic archbishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan, says clerics who incite church members to violence should be arrested. Onaiyekan said this while speaking at...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -   The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has underlisted among others, his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, to be honoured on May 27 in Port Harcourt, the state capital. The...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - President Robert Mugabe’s daughter Bona Chikore has been appointed to the Zimbabwe board of censors, state media reported Wednesday, the latest family member to take up an official...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Government of the United Kingdom on Wednesday deported 35 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country. The deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -   Ecuador’s new president Lenin Moreno takes office Wednesday, tasked with steering a flagship of the Latin American left through troubled economic and political waters. Congress...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -     Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom and the former Senate President, David Mark, have engaged each other in a war of words over the wheelbarrows branded in Ortom’s...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -   The United Kingdom on Wednesday deported 35 Nigerians over immigration-related offences in the country. According to NAN, the deportees arrived the Murtala Muhammed International...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -       Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, says growth and development cannot be achieved when a country has distortions in its foreign exchange...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -       Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said only the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can rescue Nigeria from its current situation. The governor spoke...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria’s economy will not grow by fasting and prayer but by the collective effort of all citizens. Speaking with heads of ministries, departments...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has given owners of petrol stations hoarding fuel in the state 24 hours ultimatum to resume selling the product to customers or have their...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - Nigeria’s secret police, the State Security Services, SSS, also known as DSSS, have recommended death penalty for the chief executive officer of Capital Oil, Ifeanyi Ubah for...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - Former Senate President, David Mark has hit his governor, Samuel Ortom of Benue State, describing him as ‘Ortom de barrow’. Mark, had while commissioning Brick House...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) -  The Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwa‎l, has said his counterpart in Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has transformed the state with the various developmental projects...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - The Indigenous People of Biafra on Wednesday declared that its sit-at-home order scheduled for May 30 had been extended to 10 areas in northern Nigeria and Abuja. It gave the 10...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja has granted permission to former NNPC Boss, Andrew Yakubu to travel to the United Kingdom for medical check-up. Ruling on...
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Nigeria: (May 24, 2017) - Ugwuonye, who recently joined the legal team of the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, was a former United States-based Nigerian lawyer, barred in New York and Maryland for alleged professional...
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Nigeria: (May 23, 2017) - A high court in London has awarded James Ibori, former Delta state governor, a nominal £1 (about N400) as damages over his claim of unlawful detention by Amber Rudd, British home...
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Nigeria: (May 23, 2017) -     The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, on Monday, defended his title before a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, maintaining that he did not falsify his name...
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Nigeria: (May 23, 2017) - In the light of upcoming six years anniversary of Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi’s administration, members of the opposition party are set to appear for a media chat at CEOAfrica,...
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Nigeria: (May 23, 2017) -   Twenty-two people are now confirmed dead and 59 others injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena after an Ariana Grande concert. The attack suspected to...
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Nigeria: (May 23, 2017) -   No fewer than 3,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday defected to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)...
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Nigeria: (May 23, 2017) -       Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has accused the former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi of recruiting new cult groups in the State called ‘New...
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Nigeria: (May 23, 2017) -     AT least, five persons were on Sunday night killed in Rivers State, following a cult clash that erupted in two communities in the state. The killers suspected...
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