Category Archives: Breaking

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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FG Debunks Rumors Of $50m Ransom For Release Of Chibok Girls

 Lai Mohammed  The Federal Government on Sunday denied media reports that the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram is demanding 50 million dollars from it as ransom before releasing the abducted Chibok school girls, NAN reports. In an interview with the Voice of America, Information Minister, Lai Mohammed said ransom reports were not new. The minister…

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LASG Provides Access To State Laws With Launch Of Online Platform

  Lagosians and residents, you can now access all the laws of Lagos state.  Following Governor Ambode’s request that the state’s Ministry of Justice and the Law Reforms Commission make available online, the laws of the state, the Lagos State Government yesterday announced the launch of an online platform where lawyers, investors and the public…

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