Category Archives: Breaking

Mile 12 Traders Kick Against Market Relocation, Say They Were Forced By LASG To Agree Earlier

    The Mile 12 Traders Association, has pleaded with the Lagos State Government to upgrade the market instead of relocating it to Imota as announced days back. Read here if you missed. According to Vanguard, the Secretary, Shukurah Yam Market, Mr Collins Obichukwu and the Chairman, Provision and Electronics Section, Chief Sunday Ossai made the…

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ICC Probes Nigerian Army, Boko Haram For Human Rights Abuse

  The International Criminal Court (ICC) has started the process of investigating human rights abuses by the Nigerian military. The Netherlands-based court will also investigate abuses by Boko Haram, the terror group whose activities have caused the death of about 20,000 people in Nigeria since 2009. The military has been accused of illegal killings and…

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After Labeling President Buhari A Fraudster, Duncan Mighty Begs For Political Appointment

  Duncan Mighty is eating his words so soon! Recall how the singer blasted President Buhari during his Presidential campaign last year, labelling him a 419er among other things. Apparently, the ‘Port Harcourt boy’ crooner has had a change of heart going by his post on Instagram yesterday where he begged for an appointment with…

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Lagos Chief Judge Frees 153 Inmates From Kirikiri Prisons

  Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, yesterday released 153 inmates from the Kirikiri Maximum and Minimum Prisons, Vanguard reports. 129 inmates from the Medium Prisons and 24 inmates from the Maximum Prisons were reportedly freed by Atilade. The chief judge said the release of the inmates were part of efforts to…

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We’ll Deal With You Like Boko Haram Insurgents – President Buhari Warns Pipeline Vandals

  President Muhammadu Buhari has issued a stern warning to vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations, saying the full weight of the law would be unleashed on them should they continue in their nefarious acts, reports Vanguard. Speaking at a meeting with members of the Nigerian community in China, the President said…

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Queen Elizabeth II Hosts Obasanjo, Kofi Anan, Others At Commonwealth Africa Summit/Commonwealth Day Service 2016

  Nigeria’s Former President and Co-Chair of the Commonwealth Africa Initiative (CAFI) Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former UN Scribe Dr. Kofi Anan, and Africa Regional Director for GLEEHD Foundation/Commonwealth Africa Initiative Africa Engagement Director Ambassador Dayo Israel, were among the Key Guest at the recently concluded Commonwealth Day Service and Commonwealth Africa Summit activities in London…

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Photos: President Buhari Participates In The Official Welcoming Ceremony At The Great Hall In Beijing China

  President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in China for a working visit aimed at securing a greater support from Beijing for the development of Nigeria’s infrastructure. With the President are Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Geidam, Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah,…

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2016 Budget: Senate Gives Buhari Final Warning, Calls For Amaechi’s Resignation

  The Senate, yesterday, gave what it described as a final warning to the presidency on its dealings with the legislative branch of government, affirming that it would no longer tolerate the presidency blaming the legislature for its failures, reports Vanguard. This comes following the fall out between the Presidency and the House of Assembly…

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Borno: Troops Arrest 3 Boko Haram Commanders, Rescue 1,275 Persons As Shettima Declares State Terror-free

  The Nigerian Army said it had apprehended three suspected Boko Haram commanders, killed 22 others, and rescued 1, 275 hostages after a joint clearance operation with Cameroonian troops along Nigeria-Cameroon border in Borno, reports NAN Col. Sani Usman, Acting Director of Public Relations of Nigerian Army, said this in a statement issued to newsmen…

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EFCC Re-arraigns NAMA Boss, 6 Others Over N6.8b Fraud

 Ibrahim Abdulsalam  Following his arraignment last week, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned the Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Ibrahim Abdulsalam and six others over alleged stealing before a Lagos Federal High Court, reports The Guardian. Abdulsalam is charged along six others for alleged stealing and conversion of…

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