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”President Buhari is my friend but we can’t succeed as a nation if we continue running government like this” Bisi Akande says

January 18, 2018 6:33 am
”President Buhari is my friend but we can’t succeed as a nation if we continue running government like this” Bisi Akande says

APC chieftain and former Osun state governor, Bisi Akande, says President Buhari is bound to fail because of the system of government Nigeria practices. Speaking at a news conference in his country home, Ila, Osun state as part of activities to mark his 79th birthday, Akande said the presidential system of government Nigeria is practising can no longer […]

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We paid ransom twice for late lawmaker, Hosea Ibi, not knowing his captors were murderers – Taraba State governor, Ishaku

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We paid ransom twice for late lawmaker, Hosea Ibi, not knowing his captors were murderers – Taraba State governor, Ishaku

Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku yesterday, revealed that they paid ransom twice for the murdered member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Hosea Ibi, representing Takum I.Ishaku made the revelations when late Ibi’s colleagues paid him a condolence visit at the Government House, Jalingo. Ishaku said: “we paid the ransom […]

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Man strangles lover, bolts with her car, phones, ATM cards to Cote d’Ivoire

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Man strangles lover, bolts with her car, phones, ATM cards to Cote d’Ivoire

An Investigative Police Officer, Insp. Joseph Addo, on Wednesday, told an Igbosere High Court in Lagos how a man, Williams Kenechi, strangled his girlfriend, Lizzy Nzewi, and ran to Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, with her car.Addo made the disclosure while giving evidence as the third prosecution witness in a murder case […]

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Innoson’s lawyer accuses EFCC of serving court summons on social media

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Innoson’s lawyer accuses EFCC of serving court summons on social media

The planned arraignment of the chairman of Innoson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, before a Lagos judge was stalled on Wednesday after the defence lawyer accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of wrongful service of court summons. U. Onwukwe, who represented Mr. Chukwuma, said only a successful service of the […]

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Governor Ortom’s letter to me has nothing to do with recent Benue killings — VP Osinbajo

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Governor Ortom’s letter to me has nothing to do with recent Benue killings — VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) was shocked by a news report ostensibly quoting the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom as saying that the VP was warned of the savage and inhuman killings by alleged herdsmen in Logo and Guma local government areas which took place on January 1, 2018. Although […]

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Nigerian govt, Lagos lay claim to N28.5 million, properties ‘stolen’ by civil servant

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Nigerian govt, Lagos lay claim to N28.5 million, properties ‘stolen’ by civil servant

The federal and Lagos State governments on Tuesday argued over the ownership of N28.5 million and houses allegedly acquired by corrupt means by a civil servant in the state.The funds and properties, which are subjects of a forfeiture proceedings, were traced to Alade Anifowoshe, a Director of Accounts in the […]

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Ambode gets kudos for Agege Bridge

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Ambode gets kudos for Agege Bridge

THE Leader of Agege Local Government Legislative Arm Anigbajumo Akolawole, has praised the Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode, on the construction of the Agege Pen Cinema Flyover Bridge.He also thanked Ambode for his contribution towards infrastructural development in Agege Local Government Area.Akolawole urged the road users to bear the traffic […]

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Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo unimaginable – Zinedine Zidane

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Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo unimaginable – Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Wednesday dismissed media speculation linking superstar Cristiano Ronaldo with a move away from the Bernabeu. “I can’t imagine a Madrid without Cristiano,” said the Frenchman, a World Cup winner as a player. “He’s in his club. Everyone, the club, the fans, want him. “We […]

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Russian priest and father of 4, handed 14-year prison term for molesting girls at summer camps

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Russian priest and father of 4, handed 14-year prison term for molesting girls at summer camps

A Russian Orthodox priest and father of four has been found guilty of sexually abusing underage girls at Orthodox summer camps in Russia and Greece.A court in the Leningrad region found Gleb Grozovsky, 38, guilty of molesting three underage girls. An investigation found that Grozovsky had sexually abused a girl […]

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“I Regret My Actions” — Dethroned Teen Queen Begs

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“I Regret My Actions” — Dethroned Teen Queen Begs

AKWA Ibom State dethroned Miss Teen 2017/2018, Miss Abasiodiong Eyo Inyang has apologized for smoking and posing indecently for her birthday photoshoot, which led to her dethronement by organizers of the pageant.Read Her Letter;AN APOLOGY LETTER FROM MY SUBCONSCIOUS MIND.…”In a dilemma such as which I see myself, one would […]

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Photos: EFCC arraigns Ex-Nasarawa governor’s son, Mohammed Adamu, for N92m Fraud

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Photos: EFCC arraigns Ex-Nasarawa governor’s son, Mohammed Adamu, for N92m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 arraigned Mohammed Nuraini Adamu, son of former governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Adamu alongside one Felix Onyeabo Ojiako before Justice J. K. Daggard of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano on a 5-count charge of money laundering. Adamu’s […]

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Sanchez waits in London after agreeing £14m-a-year deal with Man United

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Sanchez waits in London after agreeing £14m-a-year deal with Man United

Manchester United have agreed terms with Alexis Sanchez over his transfer to Old Trafford with the Chile international set to become the club’s highest earner taking home around £14million per year – or £500,000-a-week before tax.Arsenal believe Henrikh Mkhitaryan will join them too as part of the deal though the […]

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Gunmen kill two police officers, abduct an American and a Canadian in Kaduna

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Gunmen kill two police officers, abduct an American and a Canadian in Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, on Tuesday killed two policemen and abducted two foreign nationals, a Canadian and an American, on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State. According to reports, the victims leaving Kafanchan and Kaura where they had gone for a visit when the gunmen […]

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Photos: 12 killed, 50 injured in twin suicide attacks in Borno

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Photos: 12 killed, 50 injured in twin suicide attacks in Borno

No fewer than 12 traders have been killed and 50 others injured in a twin suicide bomb attacks that happened at the Muna garage in Maiduguri on Wednesday, January 17th. See more photos from the attack below

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Jordon Ibe also wants to snub Nigeria in attempt to earn England World Cup place

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Jordon Ibe also wants to snub Nigeria in attempt to earn England World Cup place

Bournemouth star, Jordan Ibe is set to snub Nigeria in an attempt to represent England at this year’s world cup in Russia. The 22-year-old winger who’s in a top form of his life scored the winning goal for Bournemouth that saw his team clinch a 2 -1 victory against Arsenal […]

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“Nigerian rappers are unknown in South Africa”- Cassper Nyovest declares

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“Nigerian rappers are unknown in South Africa”- Cassper Nyovest declares

South African rapper, Cassper Nyovest, had an exclusive interview with Joey Akan of PulseNG, where he talked about African Hip-hop in general and the state of Hip-hop in Nigeria.Commenting on the controversial 2017 single “You Rappers Should Fix Up Your Lives” where M.I Abaga admitted that South African rappers are […]

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What you need to know about #DubaiFrame

January 17, 2018 10:45 pm
What you need to know about #DubaiFrame

Culture-seekers are flocking in their droves to the hotly-anticipated Dubai Frame. Dubai’s newest landmark is now open to the public and allows visitors to see the city’s past, present and future in a one-hour tour with unique views of ‘old’ and ‘new’ Dubai from a 150-metre-high sky glass bridge. Also […]

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Photo: Edo State CP Parades Bomb Producers

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Photo: Edo State CP Parades Bomb Producers

Edo State Commissioner of Police, CP Johnson Kokumo today, paraded three persons, a boy and two girls suspected to be connected with the explosion that occurred in Okpilla, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, on Monday evening.The police commissioner, who gave the names of those arrested as Idris […]

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Woman Sentenced To Jail In Enugu State For Child Trafficking

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Woman Sentenced To Jail In Enugu State For Child Trafficking

A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu has sentenced a woman, Onwe Nwakaego, 25, from Abakpa Nike Enugu, to six months imprisonment without the option of fine, for child trafficking.Two defendants, Onwe Nwakaego (f) and Onwe Ifeanyi (m), were arraigned on January 17th 2018 by the National Agency for the […]

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Twelve killed in Maiduguri suicide bombing

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Twelve killed in Maiduguri suicide bombing

At least 12 people were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomb exploded around Muna Garage area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, officials have said.The explosion occurred at about 5:05 p.m., Abdulkadir Ibrahim, a spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said in a statement.“Emergency Response Team (ERT) […]

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