Monday, November 20, 2017

Nigeria Breaking news

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A coalition of over 60 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has brought President Muhammadu Buhari’s attention to the imminent recession about to be experienced by the Nigeria economy. The CSOs spoke against what they termed the “steady and continuous decline of ...
Amaechi

Drama ensued in the National Assembly today, during the confirmation of Ministerial Nominees, as Senators belonging to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), staged a walk-out from the red chamber of the National Assembly in protest of the confirmation of former ...
iheana

Manchester City FC manager, Manuel Pellegrini hailed Kelechi Iheanacho, after his role in a comfortable Capital One Cup demolition of Crystal Palace last night. The 19-year-old Nigerian striker got on the scoresheet and set up two other goals as City ...
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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has shunned those who are not happy with his revelation that Ayodele Fayose, the Ekit State Governor, prayed and prophesied that he was going to become speaker. The Speaker, ...
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No fewer than 30 Boko Haram insurgents were killed on Wednesday, when troops stormed the sambisa area of Borno State, in a bid to stamp out terrorism from the North East. The troops also recovered arms and ammunition during the operation. ...
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Nigeria Golden Eaglets ran ragged the Aussies of Australia, after a 6-0 victory in Vina Del Mar, Chile. Thanks to an impressive performance from Victor Osimhen, who showed fans, why he is the leading scorer of the current U-17 World ...
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Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde on Wednesday filed a suit against The Punch Newspapers at a Federal High Court in Abuja for allegedly publishing a false story about him. In the suit marked CV/23/15 ...
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In a bid to purge out terrorism from  Nigeria, the Nigerian Military today, declared 100 members of Boko Haram wanted. While launching the Anti-Boko Haram Terrorists Campaign Materials at the Maimalari Cantonment Youth Centre, Maiduguri, the Chief of Army Staff, ...
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As part of his visit to New Delhi, India, to attend the 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit, President Muhammadu Buhari, has met with General V.K. Singh and some of his Senior Alumni’s at the LALIT Palace Hotel in New Delhi and ...
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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) management has come out to give an explanation as to what caused the delay in the payment of corps members’ allowance. The reasons for the delay were released in a statement that was circulated ...
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Troops of the Nigerian army have successfully rescued 138 women, 192 children and eight men from the enclave of the dreaded terrorst sect, Boko Haram in the Sambisa forest. The troops also killed 30 insurgents in an operation to clear ...
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The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has decorated 2,903 soldiers currently fighting the Boko Haram terrorists in Mubi, Adamawa. Mr. Buratai told the soldiers at the 28 Task Force Brigade Headquarters, Mubi, on Tuesday that the decoration was part ...
Apapa road blocked by Tankers

Three years after the Apapa regeneration plan was drawn, the project estimated to gulp N11 billion has failed to see the light of the day, inspite of several efforts to achieve the dream. The Federal Government has been under attack ...
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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday, carried out airstrikes and aerial bombardment of Boko Haram’s vehicle workshops, fuel and ammunition dumpsites in the Sambisa forest. A statement issued by the Air Force to that effect, noted that the feat ...
buhari in india

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived inin New Delhi, India, ahead of the 3rd summit of the India-Africa Forum slated to hold on Thursday. During his visit, the President would also hold bilateral talks with the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and ...
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan is set to launch his Foundation next year. However, as part of preparations for this great event in the life of the former Nigerian President, letters have been sent to world leaders informing them of his ...
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Former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), on Tuesday criticised President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian military over the December 2015 deadline, for ending the Boko Haram insurgency. The Ex-President said this in Abakaliki after an advocacy visit to ...
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The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has imposed a heavy fine of N1.04 trillion ($5.2 billion) on MTN Nigeria which is the leading telecommunications market in the country. NCC slammed MTN with the fine because of its failure to deactivate subscribers ...
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Alhaji Shettima Yerima, an activist and president of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) in this interview, blows hot about the way the people of the South-eastern part of Nigeria have been treated by the government, and why he thinks ...
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Former militants numbering around 500 have disclosed that they would create problem in the Niger Delta area in connection with the non-payment of the three months allowances by the Amnesty Office. The aggrieved former militants revealed that they would cause ...
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The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesome Wike, challenging the constitution of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Panel. The Court also upheld the decision of the two lower courts which ...
Lagos Traffic

Motorists, exasperated and debilitated by the notorious daily Lagos gridlock, have an adjunct nemesis in traffic robbery to contend with. It is an increasing menace the police and the Lagos State Government have no solution to as yet. What is ...
Bros Niyi Akinnaso

The Ezeigbo title outside Igboland may be an embarrassment to Igbo culture and dignity but politicians outside Igboland exploit it to their own advantage. While the governors and other politicians need them to win elections, the Obas and Kabiyesis see ...
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The Federal Government has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to allow witnesses testifying against the Former National Security Adviser to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Dasuki wear mask in court. This is coming as the Former NSA was re-arraigned in ...
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The Nigerian Army in conjuction with the British Royal Army, yesterday commenced the training of 150 warrant officers and senior non-commissioned officers. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Buratai said, who spoke at the one week long ...
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Former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has issued a statement over his decision to withdraw his ambition to contest in the forthcoming FIFA Presidential Elections. Dr. Kalu, who thanked football stakeholders across the world who wanted him ...
Nigerian-Books

Authors and book sellers in Nigeria can now benefit from the internet technology as Stone Age Media Ltd. has taught it wise to launch an online platform for the selling and buying of books for the Nigeria market. The site ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari said bombings may take a longer time to eradicate, as this is a sign that the insurgents are finding it difficult to survive the onslaught of the military, in a direct combat. More so, he underlines that ...
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The Federal Ministry of Justice has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the alleged diversion of N1trn by its chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde. This is coming after a petition dated September 18, 2015, was sent to the ...
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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, who had his victory in the 11th of April Governorship election overturned, has slammed the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Professor Chidi Odinkalu, for celebrating the verdict of the election tribunal. ...
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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, on Sunday, in Jerusalem, revealed how God blessed him through the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose. Giving his testimony at a special pilgrimage programme: “A day with Jesus for Nigeria in ...
Donald trump

Once again, US business magnate Donald Trump has expressed his deep disgust for Africans by referring to them as lazy fools only good at eating, lovemaking and thuggery. Speaking in Indianapolis, Trump who is also the republican Presidential torch bearer ...
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The judiciary is believed and portrayed as the last hope of the common person against arbitrariness and abuse of power. It is the bulwark of democracy and deals with matters brought before it based on extant legal provisions, the rule ...
smarking children

Thirty years ago, it would be stupid asking whether we should flog or smack our children as part of the disciplinary measures for their proper upbringing. Many people who are currently in their 30s and above were smacked or flogged ...
Enitan-Ogunwunsi

The Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has approved the appointment of Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of the Giesi ruling house as the 51st Ooni of Ife, barely three months after the death of Oba Okunade Sijuwade. The Governor in ...
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Former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo has given a detailed account on Sunday, on how he survived the road accident, which got many Nigerians scared of his safety. The accident which took place on the ever busy Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday, ...
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Kabiru rose one morning only to see he’s made, A student of life who never made the grades, Deceit and defeat always came to his aid, Just when his greatness was about to be laid, His aid? Feints of perfection ...
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Unions in the aviation sector have backed down on threat to shut down Nigerian airports  nationwide over industrial friction with the regulatory authority, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). Comfirming the suspension of the strike to Daily Trust, the National ...
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Ahead of the World Football Governing body Elections, erstwhile President, Sepp Joseph Blatter, has declared his support for a Nigerian and former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, in the FIFA Elections as FIFA President. This is coming after Blatter ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to leave the shores of Nigeria on Tuesday to New Felhi, India, to attend the 3rd summit of the India-Africa Forum aimed at boosting bilateral relationship and socio-economic development. The Special Adviser to the President ...
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The United Kingdom Government has decided to deport 29,000 Nigerians over its new migration and removal policy, says the Nigerian High Commission to the UK. The Acting Nigerian High Commissioner in London, Olukunle Bamgbose, said this in his office, while fielding ...
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The Nigerian Army made tremendous progress against the terrorist sect, Boko Haram yesterday, after they dislodged the group from various camps in the North-East. Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations, said soldiers of the 5th Brigade were able ...
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Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo narrowly escaped death on Saturday, along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Report had it that the former President was on his way to the airport from a church programme organised for the 10th year remembrance of ...
indigbo

The leadership of the Igbo community in Akure, Ondo State, on Friday visited the Palace of the Deji of Akure, Aladetoyinbo Adelusi, following dispute between the Deji and the Eze Ndigbo. The Deji had vowed to wipe the position of ...
Central Bank of Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) which is the apex bank in the country as well as the regulator of all the banks and financial sector in the country has said that the biometric verification number (BVN) registration would not ...
Nnamdi kanu

My brother, kekwanu? I don’t know if it is politically correct to congratulate you on your release from detention. But now that you are out, it is proper to take into consideration that “peaceful protest – slow and steady – ...
corruption

THE Nigerian government continues to advertise itself as arguably one of the world’s most profligate spenders. So reckless it is that it constantly raids back-up funds under various guises. The ongoing bid by the Senate to instil some order into ...
Airport lagos

The union of the airports in Nigeria, the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), will commence a nationwide strike on Sunday, October 25, 2015. According to reports from NGTrentds, ...
nyesom-wike

The River State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja have annulled the election of Chief Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the winner of the April 11, 2015 governorship poll in the State. The decision is coming after weeks of hearings and investigations by the tribunal. ...
Femi Fani-Kayode

I do believe that it is the inalienable right of any human being or ethnic nationality to aspire to be free and to be able to determine their own destiny. I am not a Biafran and neither am I Igbo. ...

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