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Why President Buhari may not attend presidential debate- APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) says its presidential candidate, President Buhari, may choose not to attend the 2019 presidential debate slated for Saturday January 19th if he feels there are other viable options with which he can speak to Nigerians.  The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said this in an …

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Photo: Nigerian national arrested with cocaine at airport in India

The India Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has nabbed a Nigerian national at the Kolkata airport after he was found in possession of cocaine worth Rs 1 crore weighing around 170 gram. According to Narcotics Control Bureau Kolkata Zonal Director, Dilip Kumar Srivastava, the Nigerian suspect identified as Kevin Edward James, arrived the …

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Presidency warns Governor Ortom of Benue State to stop his hate campaign against President Buhari

The Presidency has called on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to desist from basing his campaign for re-election on falsehoods concerning President Buhari and instead focus on the dire issues confronting the State. A statement signed by Garba Shehu says, ‘Governor Ortom’s campaign is clearly one designed to stir division …

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President Donald Trump and Kim Jung Un’s second summit to hold in Vietnam by mid-February

President Donald Trump has proposed holding the second summit talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in mid-February and suggested Vietnam as the venue.   Reports of the second summit comes amid mounting expectations that the two leaders will soon hold their next summit to resume the stalled denuclearization talks. …

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Photo: India Anti-Narcotics Cell busts international drug cartel, arrest two Nigerian nationals

The Anti-Narcotics Cell of Mumbai Police’s Crime Branch on Saturday, January 12, arrested two Nigerian nationals with 1.005 kilograms of high-quality cocaine worth Rs 6.3 crore in the illicit market.  An official said the men, who were nabbed by the ANC’s Bandra Unit from Amboli in Andheri West, are members of …

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Dele Momodu mocks the retirement of ‘our troublesome’ Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris

As tweeted by Dele Momodu in reaction to reports that Police IG, Ibrahim Idris has officially retired after his 35-years in service elapsed on January 3rd. He’s reported to have been replaced by AIG Adamu Muhammed.

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Obafemi Awolowo University students cry out as exams begin despite the on-going ASUU strike

Students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Monday, began exams for the 2017/2018 second semester despite the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). ASUU, led by Biodun Ogunyemi, had embarked on industrial action on November 4 to protest poor funding of universities …

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Amid Syria military pullout, US president threatens Turkey: ‘I’ll devastatingly deal with Turkey if they attack Kurds” – Trump

Amid US President, Donald Trump’s infamous decision to withdraw the US military from Syria, Trump has threatened to deal with Turkey if the Middle East country attacks Kurdish fighters. Turkey views the US backed Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) (also known as Kurds)  a terrorist group and an enemy of the state, …

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Defense counsel explains why Dino Melaye was absent from court

Dino Melaye’s absence in court on Monday stalled his trial in the ongoing alleged false information case before Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of an Abuja Federal High Court.   Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, is facing two counts bordering on giving false information to the Police. …

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APC insists CJN Walter Onnoghen must face trial

The All Progressives Congress insists that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, must be allowed to face his corruption trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. In a statement released by its spokesperson, Lanre Issa-Onilu, the ruling party said the allegation made by PDP that Onnoghen’s trial is politically …

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Canadian citizen sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence announced in November was too lenient. “Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in the northeast province of Liaoning retried Robert Lloyd Schellenberg and handed down the death penalty,’’ the court said …

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EFCC arrests bishop over alleged Fraud , operating Ponzi scheme in Edo (photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Benin Zonal Office has arrested a Bishop and suspected fraudster, Giniko Obi, for allegedly defrauding thousands of people of various sums of money running into millions of naira, in the guise of helping them “fight poverty”. A statement released by the acting spokesperson …

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Buhari’s government is worse than the military era- Governor Wike says

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that the Buhari-led government is worse than the military era. TheCable quotes the governor as saying this during the inter-denominational service held to mark the year’s armed forces remembrance day. Governor Wike said the plan to arraign Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria, is aimed at …

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Fake news about me frolicking with strippers nearly caused me my marriage- Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has narrated how a fake report about him frolicking with strippers nearly caused a rift between him and his wife, Dolapo. Osinabjo disclosed this while speaking at a BBC symposium on fake news tagged, ‘Nigeria 2019: Countering Fake News’, in Abuja yesterday Wednesday January 9th. Lending …

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German minister, Gerd Mueller stranded in Zambia after plane breaks down

Germany’s Development Minister, Gerd Mueller, on Wednesday had his travel plans disrupted during a trip to southern Africa after his plane broke down.   Mueller’s plans went haywire after his Global 5000 plane broke down in Malawi. He was able to take a commercial flight to Zambia but has been forced …

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