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Power Failure at Int’l Airport Grounds Activities

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has formally apologised to Nigerians over the power failure that interrupted business at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, (MMIA), Lagos. The power failure at the airport grounded activities for more than one hour before the battle to restore light in the ever busy airport was successful. Mrs Henrietta…

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President Buhari Arrives Daura For Eid-El-Kabir Celebrations

The Presidency’s Twitter account confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Daura, Katsina State to celebrate Eid-El-Kabir and he won’t be back in Abuja until after the holiday. The Airforce helicopter conveying the president and members of his immediate family landed at the airstrip at 4:45 p.m on Wednesday. The president was received by the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, politicians…

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EFCC Recovers N409 Billion & 137 Convictions Nationwide In 8 Months

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) between January and August 2017 recovered about N409 billion and secured 137 convictions nationwide, the acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu said on Wednesday. He spoke at an interactive meeting with media executives that held in Abuja. “Between January and August 30, 2017, the EFCC recovered N409,270,706,686.75; $69,501,156.67; 231,118.69 Pounds; 610,816.20 Euros; Dirham 443,400.00…

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President Buhari Presides Over FEC Meeting, to Gift the D’Tigress Players N1m Each

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday announced cash gifts of N1 million each for members of the national female basketball team, D’Tigress. The team on Sunday made Nigeria proud after it won the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket tournament in Mali – defeating the Senegal team 65-48 in the final – and then qualified for the 2018…

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Evans Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping Charges

Suspected kidnap kingpin Chukwudubem Onwuamadike popularly referred to as Evans has reportedly pleaded guilty to the kidnapping charges leveled against him. According to Premium Times, he and five of his suspected accomplices were arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and kidnapping at the Ikeja High Court. The judge adjourned the case until October 19, with Evans and the other male defendants…

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Marriage Breakup “Comes With Painful Stress… – Dele Momodu On Ooni & Olori Of Ife

Renowned publisher Dele Momodu, in an Instagram post, said marriage breakup comes with “painful stress and traumatic strain” but this “can be lessened by staying positive”. The Ovation International boss shared a photo of him and Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi of Ife and thanked her for “vowing not to disrespect the revered throne of Oduduwa”. His statement is coming amidst rumours…

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Olori Wuraola Confirms Separation Rumours, Releases Official Statement

The now-former queen of Ife Olori Wuraola, now Zaynab-Otiti Obanor, has confirmed rumours of her split with the Ooni of Ife Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi. She confirmed the news on her Instagram, saying that a lot of false information about her has been circulated. Olori Wuraola urged people to stop shaming women with false stories of infidelity, and said there is…

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Imo Indigenes Ask Governor Okorocha To Resign Or Be Impeached

A cross section of Imo indigenes, resident in Abuja, under the auspices of Concerned Imo state Leaders have asked the State Governor, Rochas Okorocha to immediately resign over what they described as leadership incompetence and serial blunder on the most elementary duties of governance. Addressing a news conference on Tuesday, Spokesman of the group, Chief Sam…

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Nigerian Man Calls Out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Questions Him About Giving Birth To Girls

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan welcomed their second child, a girl on Monday. While they received congratulatory messages from all over the world, a Nigerian man named Amoo Joshua Oluwatimilehin asked a silly question: “Why do you give birth to daughters alone, no one to inherit family name and your wealth will…

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