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New ISIS leader unmasked months after Baghdadi died in a US military raid in Syria

The new leader of the Islamic State has been confirmed as Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi. He reportedly took over from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after the terrorist leader killed himself in October. The extremist cleric blew himself up by detonating a suicide belt after running into a dead-end and …

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DJ Khaled and wife Nicole Tuck welcome their 2nd child, a boy

DJ Khaled and his wife, Nicole Tuck have welcomed their second child, a baby boy.  The hip-hop veteran took to Instagram few minutes ago to announce the birth of his second child with a celebratory photo of himself and the doctor who helped deliver the baby. He wrote in his caption: …

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Completing Lagos-Ibadan rail line by April is no longer feasible – Amaechi

Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has announced that completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail line by April 2020 is no longer feasible.  The Minister who was accompanied on inspection of the ongoing work by Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, stated that they will continue to work and redouble their efforts …

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‘PDP’s protest in Abuja was an attempt to take over Buhari’s govt’ – Imo gov Hope Uzodinma says, alleges plot to impeach him

Hope Uzodinma, the new governor of Imo state, has said that the protest held by PDP chieftains led by its party chairman Uche Secondus in Abuja on Monday January 20th, was an attempt to take over the Buhari led government. Secondus in company of the PDP Vice Presidential candidate in the …

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‘Nigerian women no sabi wetin be true love’ – Nigerian man, 23, set to wed his American lover, 46, says

The young Nigerian man who is set to wed his American lover ten months after they met on Instagram and fell in love with each other, has said that Nigerian women do not know the true meaning of love. 23-year-old Isa Sulaiman his lover Janine Sanchez, 46, who is a chef in …

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Presidency lists items exempted from increased VAT

Some items exempted from the increased Value Added Tax (VAT) by the Finance Act 2019, have been listed by the presidency.  According to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s media aide Laolu Akande, some of the items include locally produced sanitary pads, food additives and table water.  The full statement reads;  In a …

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Imo Diaspora seek visa ban against CJN and six others

President Donald Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the United States of America have been petitioned by Imo Diaspora Coalition for Justice and Democracy, over the removal of Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor of Imo State by the Supreme Court.  The group sought for a US visa ban against Chief Justice …

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There’s no progress in the fight against Boko Haram – EU

European parliament, the legislative branch of the European Union has stated that there’s been no progress in the fight against Boko Haram.  In its resolution on January 16, 2020, the group of 28 countries that operates as a cohesive economic and political block lamented over the deteriorating security situation in Nigeria.  The …

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I killed my three months pregnant girlfriend to avoid the shame of having a child outside wedlock- Suspect

29-year-old Mustapha Idris, pictured above, from Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa state, has been arrested for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu, who was three months pregnant for him. According to Audu Jinjiri, the state police command spokesperson, Mustapha and Hashimu, a divorcee, were live-in lovers at Daneji village in …

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Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, reportedly appoints daughter as her Special Assistant

Pauline Tallen, Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, has reportedly appointed one of her daughters, Violet Osunde, as a Special Assistant in her office. Premium Times reports that Mrs Osunde who was a senior executive assistant with the National Databank Management Department of the National Pension Commission, was offered her …

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Matthew Knowles’ Instagram message to daughter Solange raises brows

Beyonce and Solange’s father, Matthew Knowles took to his Instagram account to write a message to Solange and this got people talking. Sharing a photo of Solange, he wrote: “Hope you are feeling better, Dad.” Well, people thought it strange that he will address a private message to his daughter …

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Trump’s Senate trial defense: Abuse of power is not impeachable, Trump’s legal team says

US President Donald Trump’s legal team, will this week start up the president’s defence trial with the argument that an ‘abuse of power’ is not an impeachable office, and he should never have been impeached in the House of Reps for that, because it isn’t a crime. Details of the …

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Supreme court upholds election of Governor Ganduje

The election of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of the All Progressives Congres (APC) as the Governor of Kano State, has been upheld by the Supreme Court.  The petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abba Kabir Yusuf was struck out by seven-man panel of the court who unanimously held …

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Sokoto: Supreme Court upholds Aminu Tambuwal’s election

The Supreme Court has upheld the March 23rd 2019 election of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State governorship. Tambuwal was the PDP candidate in the election. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Uwani Abba-Aji, the apex court dismissed the appeal filed by APC governorship candidate in the election, Aliyu Ahmed, on grounds …

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EFCC raids popular night club in Ibadan, arrests 89 suspected Yahoo boys

The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular Club 360 located on the Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. A statement released by the antigraft agency says the club is notorious for harbouring …

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