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Buhari Will Begin Official Visit to Germany From Tomorrow, 13 October

  President Muhammadu Buhari will begin an official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany from tomorrow, 13 October. Mr. President will meet with the most powerful woman in the world, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and talk on issues of shared interests between Nigeria and Germany. He will be accompanied by Governors Kashim Shettima…

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Emir of Kano, Emir Muhammadu Sanusi Unveils Official Portrait Photo

  The Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II has unveiled his official portrait photo. The Emir of Kano took to his Instagram page posting the photo shot by TY Bello. If you remember, early in September, the Emir was featured on the cover of ThisDay Style magazine, (Check here for photos) celebrating the grandeur of Kano Royalty, the…

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UBA Grows Profit to N62 Billion in Nine Months

Kennedy Uzoka, Group Managing Director and CEO of UBA Plc   Leveraging its expansive footprint, pan-African banking group, United Bank for Africa Plc, announced its unaudited Third Quarter Financial Results, showing a 7% year-on-year growth in profit before tax to N62 billion despite the challenging macro-economic environment. This represents an impressive 18.2% annualized return on average equity. The Bank…

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N15million Cash Ransom Paid to Kidnappers of CBN Governor’s Wife, Margaret Emefiele, Police Parade 9 Suspects

Mrs Margaret Emefiele The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, on Monday paraded the suspected kidnappers of Margaret Emefiele, the wife of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, governor Godwin Emefiele, unveiling as well the N15million naira cash ransom the kidnappers were paid for Margaret’s release. Mrs. Emefiele was abducted by heavily armed gunmen late Thursday, September 29, 2016…

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DSS Releases Arrested Judges

  After Friday and Saturday raids by the Department of State Services in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Gombe where residences of senior judges were raided and arrests made, the arrested Justices Sylvester Ngwuta and Inyang Okoro both of the Supreme Court, the suspended Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Ilorin Division, Justice Mohammed Ladan Tsamiya, Justice…

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Buhari Participates in the 22nd Nigerian Economic Summit Themed “Made in Nigeria”

President Muhammadu Buhari today participated in the 22nd Nigerian Economic Summit (NESG 2016) themed “Made in Nigeria” at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja. The Summit is looking to come up with strategies that will spur economic growth through heightened patronage of made in Nigeria goods and services. The theme for this year’s summit is…

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DSS Raids Judges Arrest: NBA Declares State of Emergency & Call for their Release

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) President, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of the judges arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) and declared a state of emergency in the judiciary over the midnight arrests of some judicial officers. Mahmoud at a press conference in Lagos alongside former NBA Presidents Augustine Alegeh (SAN),…

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DSS Recovered Over N360 Million, Explains Why It Carried Out Raids & Arrested Top Judges

Raids were carried out by agents of the Department of State Services in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Gombe on Friday night and the early hours of Saturday, as security agents raided the residences of senior judges, breaking doors and threatening to harm their family members and aides. The judges affected are of the Supreme Court…

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