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Queen Elizabeth II Receives Nigeria’s High Commissioner To The UK George Adesola Oguntade

Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of England, received Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the UK George Adesola Oguntade on Wednesday. The royal family shared a photo of the Queen meeting Oguntade and his wife Modupe on their Instagram. They shared the photo with the caption: Today at Buckingham Palace, The Queen received and held an audience with the High Commissioner…

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Buhari Pledges Prisons Reform To, Witnesses Release Of 500 Inmates In Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari has reaffirmed that prison reforms and decongestion will be pursued with greater vigor by his administration. Speaking on Wednesday at a ceremony in Kurmawa Central Prison Kano, during which 500 inmates were either pardoned or set free upon the payment of fines by the State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, President Buhari…

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FEC Approves Establishment Of 6 Private Universities

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of six private universities, including a naval university in Delta. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, announced this while briefing the State House press corps at the end of the FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. According to him, the approvals are a result of the…

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Donald Trump Says US Will Recognize Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

US President Donald Trump has announced that the US will officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Israel. Trump, while making the announcement at a ceremony at the White House, said his decision marked “the beginning of a new approach to conflict between Israel and the Palestinians”. He recalled that in 1995, Congress adopted the Jerusalem…

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FG Has No Intention To Increase Petrol Pump Price – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday dispelled rumours that the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) will be increased. He gave this explanation while addressing state house correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), which was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. He said that the Minister of Petroleum (State), Ibe…

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House Of Odua & Moremi Ajasoro Foundation Honour Ghana Businessman, Oscar Yao Doe In Lagos

  On Sunday 3rd December, Ghanaian businessman and respected philanthropist, Oscar Yao Doe (#Kingoscar) was honoured with an award in Nigeria by The House of Odua & Queen Moremi Ajasoro Foundation for his contributions to art & culture, education and for supporting & developing young people Across Africa. At the event held inside the Oriental…

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Former First Lady Patience Jonathan Gets Access To Frozen 16 Bank Accounts

Former first lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan  has regained access to her 16 bank accounts that were frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mrs Jonathan’s accounts were unfrozen after an Abuja federal high court presided by Justice Binta Nyako ruled in her favour on the account of a suit filed by the anti-graft agency. Justice…

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Tony O. Elumelu Is Honored With The Dwight D. Eisenhower Global Entrepreneurship Award

l-r:  Vice Chairman of the Forbes Publishing company, Mr. Kip Forbes; Award Recipient, Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa Plc and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony Elumelu; and Interior Designer and Granddaughter of General Dwight D. Eisenhower(34th President of the U.S.A), Ms. Anne Eisenhower during the conferment of the prestigious Dwight Eisenhower Global Award…

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Diezani Alison-Madueke loses 2 Lagos properties valued at $4.8m to FG

Diezani Alison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum resources has lost two of her prized properties situated in Lagos to a court order. According to a report by TheCable, the federal high court sitting in Lagos ordered the temporary forfeiture of two penthouses which are linked to the ex-minister. The properties, located in Lagos, are said to be…

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