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The impeachment effort is a long-shot with a Republican controlled Congress   A pair of Democrats in Congress are drafting up articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, saying that the president’s decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey constitutes an obstruction of justice.   Texas Representative Al Green, who ...
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British pound fell sharply losing more than 2 cents against the dollar from $1.2955 to $1.2752 Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain suffered a major setback in a tumultuous election on Thursday, losing her overall majority in Parliament and throwing her government into uncertainty less than two weeks before it ...
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The Appeal Court on Friday upheld  the election of Mr. Godwin Obaseki as the governor of Edo State as the authentic winner of the 2016, Edo governorship election.  The PDP and it’s candidate,  Pastor Osagie-Iyamu had challenged the victory of governor Godwin Obaseki alleging manipulation in the September 2016 governorship ...
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The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Adamawa says it has rescued Mumina Hamidu, a 19-year-old lady who escaped from Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest. Go to Source Author: Jennifer Okundia ...
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  ‎BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN As part of efforts to meet its personnel uniform requirement, the Nigerian Air Force Investment Limited (NAFIL) has commissioned a well equipped tailoring workshop worth N40million at Nigerian Air Force (NAF) base Kaduna. Performing the commissioning, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Sadique Baba ...
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The All Progressive Congress, APC, has advised the embattled Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, and other people agitating for an independent nation, to form a political party, and contest for the Presidency. This statement was issued by the APC Spokesman, Bolaji Abdullahi, which was made ...
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A bomb explosion has occurred in Fadaman Rake area of Hong Local Government in ‎Adamawa State. At least two children were confirmed dead and three others injured from the Thursday evening explosion, locals and police have said. Residents said the incident occurred at about 7 p.m. local time while residents ...
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A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof Bolaji Akinyemi, has called on Nigeria to leave the Economic Community of West African States if the organisation fails to drop a plan to accept Morocco as its member.   Last February, the Arab country made an official request to join ECOWAS and ...
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The South-East geopolitical zone is not exempted from the rail projects captured in the 2016/2017 budget of the federation, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, told the Senate on Thursday.   According to him, all parts of Nigeria were captured in the rail project, as he argued that the coastal ...
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The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has been named the Vice-Chairman of the Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa.   The EFCC said this in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, on Thursday.   The announcement was made after the ...
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A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof Bolaji Akinyemi, has called on Nigeria to leave the Economic Community of West African States if the organisation fails to drop a plan to accept Morocco as its member.   Last February, the Arab country made an official request to join ECOWAS and ...
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The al-Shabaab extremist group is claiming the killing of at least 61 soldiers in an attack on a military base in Somalia’s semiautonomous state of Puntland.   The al-Qaeda-linked group claimed responsibility for the Thursday morning attack on the base in Af Urur, near the commercial hub of Bossaso.   ...
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Police said 17 persons were killed and 24 people injured when Boko Haram insurgents staged a coordinated attack on Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, on Wednesday night. The Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, told journalists at a press briefing at the state police headquarters, Maiduguri, that three Boko Haram suicide ...
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Bald men could be targets of ritual attacks, police have warned, after the recent killing of five men for their body parts.   The BBC reports that suspects have been arrested in the central district of Milange, in Mozambique, where some killings had occurred.   “The belief is that the ...
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The CCTV footage of a robbery attack on a Zenith Bank, Owerri Branch, has gone viral.   The video of the February 22, 2017, incident showed a four-man robbery gang entering the bank premises in a black Hyundai sedan car and started shooting into the air as they came down ...
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North Korea has fired several anti-ship cruise missiles off its east coast, South Korea’s military says. Authorities said the weapons, launched on Thursday morning near the city of Wonsan, appeared to be short-range “surface-to-ship” missiles. They flew about 200km (125 miles) before landing in the water. Repeated ballistic missile tests ...
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Zimbabwean police say they are investigating the sexual assault of two men by seven women after they were offered lifts in two separate incidents in Harare. According to the HERALD, the first victim was held up with a gun, forced into the bush, raped and then drugged while the other ...
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Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing said on Thursday that 340 megawatts of electricity would be added to the national grid in or before December. Fashola said this during his inspection tour of Afam Power Plant in Oyibo local government area of Rivers as part of ...
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Emerging report, revealed that the former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, will soon arrive Nigeria to clear her name, immediately the United Kingdom, UK, court gives her clearance to leave London. This report came in, based on the information by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, revealing how senior Officers ...
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Emerging report reaching Post-Nigeria, revealed that the Court of Appeal, sitting in Benin City, may sack the embattled Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, today, being June 9, 2017. Sources revealed that Obaseki’s predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, is allegedly making frantic efforts to upturn the judgement, with his high profile connection in ...
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The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, has said that no arrest has been made of any representative of the ‘Arewa youths’, that issued an ultimatum for the Igbo people to leave the Northern region, because of lack of evidence. The IGP, disclosed this in an interactive session with ...
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A day after Book Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri and killed countless number of people, Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, landed there, amidst tension. He was in the ancient city, to launch the Federal Government Food Emergency Intervention in the North-East. He flagged-off the distribution of 30,000 metric tonnes of ...
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The  Reformation for Positive Initiative ( aka, Reformation and reconciliation movement) has issued a press release in Lagos  conderming the eviction order given to Igbos living in North  to evacute within three months or face forceful evinction. In a release in Lagos  signed by its Coordinator Sir Aiyegbeni Omonhinmin, the ...
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The Nigerian Air Force has denied that it was involved in any coup plot to overthrow the government. In a statement by its spokesperson, Olatokunbo Adesanya, the Air Force pledged its “loyalty … to the President and Commander-in-Chief as well as to the Nigerian Constitution.” The statement by the Air ...
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A newly formed group in the Niger Delta which describes itself as ‘coalition of intellectuals, groups and associations in the Niger Delta’ also known as Rondel Solidarity Movement, has declared that the Igbo people are welcome in the Niger Delta region, which they now call Rondel. The statement, signed by ...
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Information reaching Urhokpota Reporters indicate the the Court of Appeal sitting in Benin City has fixed Friday June 9, 2017 to give judgement on the Appeal filled by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu against the decision og the Justice Badamasi-led Edo State Election Petition Tribunal judgement ...
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Three more suspects have been arrested in connection with the London car and stabbing attack which claimed the lives of eight people and left several others injured five days ago near the Borough Market close to the London Bridge. “Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command, supported by firearms officers, ...
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Ship builders and shipping firms in Japan plan to launch self-driving cargo ships by 2027 in the belief that autonomous ships will reduce accidents by removing potential for human error. The ships would use the internet of things – connecting a range of devices over the internet – to gather ...
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A fresh attack launched by members of terror group Boko Haram who attempted to capture Jiddari Polo community in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, has been repelled by officers of the Nigerian Army who have informed that the situation has been brought under control. According to the Director, Army Public ...
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The chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, has accused the judiciary of recalling a common beggar to the bench and frustrating the war against corruption. He said the judiciary had been hostile towards efforts to rid the country of graft, adding that it must either embrace the ...
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Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi whose existing deal expires in 2018 has agreed to a new five-year deal with Barcelona, with whopping £350million release clause. According to reports from Spain, Messi’s new pay packet will vary from year to year based on numerous factors. But the 29-year old is set to ...
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World largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev has initiated plans to merge its Nigerian businesses as it braces to challenge the dominance of Heineken’s Nigerian Breweries and Diageo’s Guinness Nigeria in Africa’s most populous economy. Preliminary details of the merger indicated that three indirect Nigerian subsidiaries of Anheuser-Busch InBev- International Breweries Plc, ...
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A 30-year-old man identified as Abdulahi Garuba is now languishing in jail after he allegedly stabbed his housewife, Falilat Saka, to death over money meant for housekeeping. According to reports, the stabbing incident occurred at the home of the couple located in Ihima, Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State ...
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The government of North Korea led by headstrong leader Kim Jong Un continued to flex its muscles in its usual manner by launching multiple missiles off its east coast on Thursday. According to South Korea’s Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff in a statement, the missile which was launched Thursday ...
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Shareholders of Lafarge Africa Plc on Wednesday approved a proposal to raise N140 billion in new capital for the cement group. The new capital raising will be done through a rights issue, issuance of pre-allotted shares to existing shareholders in proportionate to their shareholdings. At the annual general meeting in ...
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The diplomatic row between the Gulf Cooperation Council members and Qatar is boiling over after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) threatened to impose economic sanctions against Doha. According to UAE’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Anwar Gargash, economic embargo could be imposed against Qatar while Bahrain said “any options” were on the ...
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Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has called on the immediate past governor of the state and current Minister of Steel and Solid Mineral Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to appear for probe and stop running from a law he was signatory to. The government of Ekiti State has set up ...
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A day after halting its nine-day rally, Nigerian equities on Wednesday regained the uptrend as leading stocks in the manufacturing and oil and gas sectors rallied to counter seemingly expanding profit-taking trend. The stock market had suffered its first decline in 10 trading days on Tuesday as profit-taking transactions shaved ...
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Mr. Philip Shuaibu and Deputy Governor of Edo State has said that Senator Alimekhena, not himself, is to blame over the embarrassment of giving Keke Napep tyres to the Afeimai people as “Empowerment”. In a statement issued by one of the social media aides of the Deputy Governor, Mr. Shuaibu ...
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Ahead 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered five new political parties. The addition now brings the total number of political parties in Nigeria to 45. The new parties registered were among 95 associations the electoral body recently said applied to be registered as political parties ...
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