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Tension in Owerri! Boy Shot Dead Amidst Demolition of Eke-Ukwu Market | Graphic Photos

Eke-Ukwu Market According to reports coming in from Owerri, Imo state capital, there was a gun battle this morning following the demolition of popular Eke-Ukwu market. The incident reportedly happened following the massive deployment of soldiers around the market since yesterday evening. The elders, youths, women and traders of the Owerri Nchise, who claimed that…

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Why I Didn’t Attend Governors’ Meeting With Buhari – Fayose

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has explained why he didn’t attend what he termed the “impromptu” meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and all state governors in Nigeria. In a series of tweets on Friday, the governor said he was being installed as the Apesin of Ado Ekiti. He said: For those insinuating that I shunned d President’s meeting with governors, I didn’t.…

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Nigerian Air Force Aircraft Crashes In Kaduna, Pilot Killed

A Nigerian Air Force Beetle aircraft crashed on Thursday, August 24, in Kaduna while on a mission, Air Commodore Olatukumbo Adesanya said. In a statement issued on Thursday, Adesanya said “the only soul on board the aircraft, one of the NAF’s experienced instructor pilots was unfortunately killed in the mishap.” He said the cause of the crash has…

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Buhari Meets PDP, APC Leaders; Says Democracy Needs Vibrant But Responsible Opposition

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the State House, where he stated that opposition in any government does not translate to hostility, enmity and antagonism. The APC delegation was led by the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun; while the…

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UBA Addresses ATM Card Issue, Says Customer’s ATM Card Can Be Used On Any Site

Following a recent communication restricting customers from making purchases on some platforms, UBA addresses the issue at hand and they are ensuring their customers that the necessary adjustment has been made. According to our sources, UBA issued a statement which says: “In our relentless bid to continuously provide excellent services to our customers, we work hard…

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Trouble For Corrupt Nigerians As Buhari Signs Anti-Corruption Agreements

President Buhari on Thursday signed some agreements bordering on Anti- Corruption, Tax Admin, and Intellectual Property Protection. He also signed a deal with the United Arab Emirates, UAE, to extradite Nigerians who abscond to the country after committing crimes in the country. The UAE, especially Dubai, one of its major regions, is one of the…

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Charly Boy’s Group To Conduct #BringBackDiezani Sit-Out For Diezani’s Extradition To Nigeria

A coalition of civil society groups on Thursday said they would commence a two-day sit-out to press for the extradition of the former Minister for Petroleum, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke. The movement in a statement said the #BringBackDiezani sit-out would hold in front of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission headquarters in Wuse, Abuja on August…

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ASUU Meets Friday to Decide Fate of Ongoing Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will on Friday hold a National Executive Council meeting to determine the direction of the ongoing national strike. The meeting will be holding after national branches equally held meetings on Wednesday to decide on whether the strike should continue or not, PREMIUM TIMES reports. All branch chairmen are…

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Tony Elumelu Donates $500,000 to Sierra Leone

Banker and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has donated $500,000 to Sierra Leone to help alleviate the suffering of people affected by flood and mudslide in the country. Elumelu made the donation to Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday during a visit to the West African country. Along with former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, Elumelu visited survivors…

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