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“If They Try It, There Will Be A Showdown” -Fayose on EFCC’s Detention of Fani-Kayode’s Wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday detained Mrs. Precious Fani-Kayode, wife of the former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, in Ado Ekiti for hours. According to reports by Punch, Mrs. Fani-Kayode who was a guest of Governor Ayodele Fayose and had her eight-month-old baby with her, had gone to a branch of…

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Femi Otedola Plunges in Net Worth! Goes from $1.8 Billion to $550 Million

Nigerian Business mogul, Femi Otedola’s net worth has plunged from $1.8 Billion to $550 Million as recession beat down a massive drop in the stock price of Forte Oil. This is according to the latest ranking of the world’s richest people by Forbes which shows that the Nigerian Stock Exchange-listed petroleum marketing Forte Oil share price…

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Three Nigerian Journalists win at CNN-Multichoice African Journalists Award

  Yemisi Akinbobola & Ogechi Ekeanyanwu  On Saturday three Nigerian Journalists were honoured for their work at the 2016 CNN Multichoice African Journalist of the Year Awards. The awards ceremony which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, saw Ogechi Ekeanyanwu (a former reporter with Premium Times), Yemisi Akinbobola (IQ4News) and Chika Oduah, (a freelance journalist)…

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UNILAG Expels 125 & Rusticates 198 Students

  Authorities of the University of Lagos, Akoka, have expelled 125 students and rusticated 198 others for various offences, including examination malpractices during the last academic session. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the institution’s Deputy Registrar (Information), Mr. Toyin Adebule, confirmed the expulsion and rustication to the on Sunday. The lists of the…

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Sahara Reporters Obtains Full List of Top Nigerian Judges Under Investigation

  A week ago, agents of the Department of State Security (DSS) embarked on an unprecedented raid of homes of numerous judges, arresting several of them, including two Supreme Court justices directly linked with alleged electoral judgment fraud in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states. Sahara Reporters is reporting that it has obtained a full list…

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“We are Grateful to be Alive”- 21 Released Chibok Girls at Emotional Thanksgiving Church Service

  The 21 Chibok school girls recently released from Boko Haram captivity attended a special Church thanksgiving service on Sunday in Abuja. The service which was attended by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed and Anne Okorafor, Director Medical Services of the State Security Service, SSS, saw the freed girls dancing and jubilated. During the…

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Boko Haram Militants Were Released in 21 Chibok Girls Release Deal

  According to a CNN report, there are “conflicting information emerging about what Boko Haram received in exchange for releasing 21 Chibok schoolgirls in Nigeria this week after holding them for two years. “A number of Boko Haram commanders” were freed as part of Thursday’s release of the girls, a source close to the negotiations…

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“My Friends, Can’t a Leader Get a Sense Humour Anymore?”- Shehu on Buhari’s ‘Kitchen’ Comment

President Muhammadu Buhari with German Chancellor Angela Merkel The official Spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari -Mallam Garba Shehu on Media and Publicity has waded in trying to clarify Mr. President’s comment made in response to his wife Aisha’s one made during a BBC interview. Watch video showing the moment Buhari made the “kitchen” response below while…

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My Wife Belongs in the Kitchen! Buhari to Aisha Not Supporting His 2nd Term

  President Muhammadu Buhari has responded to his wife Aisha’s comment on her decision not to support her husband’s re-election in 2019 unless he shakes up his cabinet. Responding to Aisha’s comments in Germany where he is on a state visit President Buhari laughed it off, saying: “I don’t know which party my wife belongs…

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