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Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies aged 85 after weeks of ill health

Iconic Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85 in France. Lagerfeld, who was the creative director of Chanel, is believed to have been unwell for two weeks before his death in a Paris hospital.  He looked increasingly frail in recent times and missed two of Chanel’s haute couture Paris …

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#NigeriaDecides: International election observers seek visa extension

Following the rescheduling of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, an international election observer group, the Pan African Women Project based in South Africa has appealed to the Federal Government to extend the visas of all foreign observers to enable them stay until March 9, 2019.   The publicity secretary …

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Death toll in Kajuru killings rises to 130- Governor El-Rufai

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, says the death toll in last week Friday’s attack in Kajuru local government area in the state, has risen to 130. The initial figure was put at 66 but according to Governor El-Rufai, the death toll has risen. Recall that last week Friday, Governor El-Rufai raised alarm after unknown …

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Photo: EFCC arrests ex-JAMB staff for N10m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested one Kola Al-Amin, a former staff of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB over alleged forgery and obtaining money by false pretences. His arrest followed a petition alleging that sometime in November, 2010, Kola who operates under …

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Buhari presidency releasing looted funds to APC candidates- PDP alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Buhari Presidency of releasing over N6 billion looted from federal funds to All Progressives Congress (APC) National Assembly candidates to execute the party’s rigging plans in the February 23rd Presidential and National Assembly elections. PDP made the allegation in a statement released by its …

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Bangladesh shuts down 20,000 websites in an aggressive anti-pornography war

Authorities in Bangladesh have blocked almost 20,000 websites as part of an anti-pornography “war”. Internet service providers in the conservative Muslim-majority nation took down pornography and gambling websites in the past week under orders from the telecommunications regulator. “I want to create a safe and secure internet for all Bangladeshis, including …

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Legendary Yoruba actor, Charles Olumo ‘Agbako’ turns 94 today

Today is the 94th birthday of veteran yoruba actor, Alhaji Abudulsalam Sanyaolu better known as Charles Olumo “Agbako”.   He started his career in a church in his native town before hitting the mainstream. He was known for his radical and rascally mode of acting which earned him a cliche as …

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“Anyone who dares to put the lives of innocent citizens at risk to rig elections, must be prepared for the possibility of losing their own lives” – Presidency re-affirms

The Presidency has reiterated President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment that anyone who dares to snatch ballot boxes during next weekend’s elections will be doing this for the last time, saying it should be seen as a strong message against the long history of savagery associated with elections in the country. Speaking …

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EFCC arrests Atiku’s lawyer Uyi Giwa-Osagie for allegedly ‘laundering’ $2m’

Multiple reports confirm that EFCC has arrested Uyi Giwa Osagie, the lawyer and treasurer of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, for alleged money laundering.   Osagie was arrested on Monday night Feb 18th following the arrest of Alhaji Abdullahi Usman, a notorious BDC owner based in Lagos, who was caught …

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Photo of one of the NDLEA officers killed by gunmen at checkpoint in Ondo

Four officers of the Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency reportedly died when two gunmen on a motorcycle attacked them at Ifon , the headquarters of Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday evening. The officers were said to be at a checkpoint on Ikaro …

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Ballot box snatching: ‘Buhari did not order the killing of Nigerians” Bola Tinubu

APC National leader has explained what President Buhari meant by saying the life of anyone who snatches ballot boxes during elections is at risk. Speaking to newsmen shortly after the  APC caucus meeting, Tinubu said Buhari’s directive is not for security agencies to shoot indiscriminately but aim at only those who disrupt the electoral …

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43-year old Nigerian money launderer, Kazeem Akinwale convicted In UK

Following a tip from Christie’s auction house, London-based Nigerian man who British authorities described as a “go-to money launderer for fraudsters all around the world” has been convicted. Kazeem Akinwale aka Ola Gapiano, was found guilty of fraud and possessing criminal property after he tried to fool a client of …

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Photo: Four NDLEA officials killed in Ondo

Four officials of the National Drug Law Enforcementr Agency NDLEA, were killed by unknown gunmen in Ondo state over the weekend. According to reports, the gunmen stormed the NDLEA checkpoint in lfon Division in Ose Local government area of the state, and opened fire at the officers who were on a stop …

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Breaking: INEC okays resumption of political campaigns

Following the postponement of the elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says political parties can resume their campaigns. The commission gave the directive in a statement released this evening.  The commission said political parties and candidates can continue campaign activities till the midnight of Thursday February 21st. Read the statement below.

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Polls Postponement: INEC has to explain to Nigerians what really happened – President Buhari

Speaking at the All Progressives Congress (APC) emergency caucus meeting at the party secretariat, President Buhari said: ‘‘Definitely, the reasons such incompetence manifested have to be explained to the nation. After the elections, we have to know exactly what happened and who is responsible.‘‘The constitution and the laws protect INEC …

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