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President Buhari Returns To Abuja Today

President Muhammadu Buhari will return to Nigeria today, Saturday, a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity Femi Adesina has said. Adesina added that Buhari will address the country on Monday, August 21 by 7AM. Read below: President Muhammadu Buhari returns to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London. The President had left the country…

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Death Toll Rises To 62 As Strange Illness Ravages Kogi State

The death toll from a strange disease ravaging three communities and Fulani settlements in Yagba West Local Government of Kogi State has risen to 62. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Saka Audu disclosed this on Friday in Lokoja while giving an update on the incident. Audu said that the mysterious disease has continued to kill children…

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FG Asks Court To Revoke Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail, Return Him To Prison

The Federal Government has requested that the Federal High Court revoke the bail granted to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and put him back in custody, The Nation reports. The request is reportedly a counter-motion filed in response to an application by the IPOB leader to have his bail conditions reviewed. The counter-motion, dated…

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Barcelona Terror Attack: 13 Dead, 50 Injured As Van Ploughs Into Las Ramblas Crowd

At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 injured on Thursday when a driver deliberately slammed a van into crowd on Las Ramblas regarded as Barcelona’s most popular and busiest street. The Catalan police said they had arrested one suspect in what is regarded as a “terror attack”, and denied earlier reports that the perpetrator was…

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FG Hands Over Presidential Lodge In Marina To LASG

The Federal Government has handed over the Presidential Lodge in Marina to the Lagos State Government in fulfilment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to entrust the edifice to the State for tourism development. This was confirmed on Thursday during a brief ceremony held at the main conference room of the Lodge, where the Federal and Lagos State…

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Buhari Hosts Saraki, Dogara In London

President Muhammadu Buhari has received Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara at the Abuja House London. This was revealed on Thursday via a photo shared on Facebook by Lauretta Onochie, Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media. The picture, taken by Bayo Omoboriowo, the President’s personal photographer, had Saraki,…

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FG To Treat Hate Speech As Terrorism – Osinbajo Declares

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday asserted that the Federal Government has drawn the line on hate speech, which he identified as a species of terrorism. Osinbajo stated this while speaking at an ongoing security summit organised by the National Economic Council, NEC, holding at the Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja. He stated that…

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I Will Sack Wenger When I Buy Arsenal – Dangote

Nigerian billionaire and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has re-stated his desire to own Arsenal Football Club of England. Dangote, valued at £10billion by Forbes earlier this year, added that he would fire Arsenal’s Manager, Arsene Wenger if his takeover bid is successful. Dangote has always expressed his desire to take over at the Emirates…

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ASUU: No TSA Waiver for Nigerian Universities, FG Says

Universities will not be exempted from Treasury Single Account (TSA), but negotiation with striking lecturers will continue to meet their demands. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said lecturers requested that universities should be allowed off TSA, but “I think government will not do this. “ “But there are some peculiar funds in the…

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