Category Archives: Breaking

Boko Haram Kills 4 In Fresh Ambush On Borno Highway

In a fresh ambush on the Maiduguri-Damboa-Biu highway, rampaging Boko Haram gunmen killed four persons, injured three, and abducted two other persons. A local vigilante member, Abba Yusuf, who disclosed this in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, said the insurgents wreaked the havoc when they ambushed commercial motorists at Nwajurko village near SabonGari in Damboa…

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President Buhari Has Demonstrated Commitment To Strengthen Amnesty Programme – Boroh

 Retired Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh    The Presidential Amnesty Office in Abuja has commenced the payment of outstanding stipends to ex-agitators in the Niger Delta region and beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP). This followed the approval by President Muhammadu Buhari for the commencement of payment of the stipends and allowances to the beneficiaries. Retired…

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Oil Revenue No Longer Enough, Nigerians Need To Explore Agriculture – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said that the time has come for Nigerians to do more than pay mere lip service to agriculture, as crude oil and gas exports will no longer be sufficient as the country’s major revenue earner. President Buhari made the declaration at an audience with Dr. Kanayo Nwanze, the Nigerian born President of…

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Presidency Says Buhari’s U.S Trip Costs Way Below N200m

The Presidency Wednesday faulted newspaper reports which put the cost of the recent trip by President Muhammadu Buhari to the United States at a whopping N2.2billion. A statement issued in Abuja by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the cost of the trip was highly exaggerated. The statement reads:…

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The Reason Behind Governor Okowa’s Suspension Of Uvwie Council Chairman Revealed!

Recently, we reported about the crisis rocking Uvwie Central Motor Park chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers, (NURTW) in Delta State, click here to read that report! More facts have now emerged on why Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state allegedly ordered the state House of Assembly to suspend the embattled chairman of…

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PDP Explains Decision For Police To Guard Abuja Headquarters

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been explaining why it decided to invite the Police and other security operatives to guard its national headquarters in Abuja. This, according to the leadership of the party, is to prevent its headquarters from being attacked by hoodlums. Speaking in an interview with Channels Television, the PDP National Director…

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UBA Committed To The Educational System, Endows Unilag With N52.9m

 L-R: Executive Director, Resources, United Bank for Africa(UBA) Plc, Ms Obi Ibekwe ; Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos(Unilag), Professor Rahamon Bello; GMD/CEO, UBA Plc, Mr Phillips Oduoza;  and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Unilag, Professor Duro Oni at the formal presentation of N52.9m endowment for the UBA Professorial Chair of Finance to the University of Lagos, held…

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Tompolo Hails Buhari, Explains Why He Called Meeting With Niger Delta Militant Leaders

Former Niger Delta militant warlord, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing someone with a military background as coordinator of Presidential Amnesty Programme against those he described as ‘political jobbers’ who have been lobbying for the job. President Buhari had few days ago named Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd), an…

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