Category Archives: Breaking

EFCC Declares Okereke, Fugitive DG Of NATFORCE Wanted For Jumping Bail

 Emmanuel Osita Okereke  Emmanuel OsitaOkereke, Director-General of the National Task Force to Combat Illegal Importation of Small Arms, Ammunition, and Light Weapons, NATFORCE, has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for jumping bail. Okereke, a former presidential aspirant under the platform of the Nigerian Liberation Party, NLP, is being prosecuted…

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APC Shifts Bayelsa Governorship Primary To Next Tuesday

 National Chairman of APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rescheduled the Bayelsa gubernatorial primary from Saturday September 19 to Tuesday September 22, 2015. In a statement in Abuja, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mr. Timi Frank, said the time and the venue for the programme remained unchanged. The…

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Nigerian Army Arrest 33 People Supplying Foodstuffs To Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army spokesman, Col. SaniUsman yesterday said troops have arrested 33 suspected suppliers of foodstuffs to Boko Haram terrorists along Azir-Wajiroko road in Damboa, Borno State. The statement said: “Intensive patrols and vigilance of troops have continued to yield positive results with the arrest of 33 suspected food suppliers to the Boko Haram terrorists…

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Tony Elumelu Pens Op-ed For Time Magazine On on Current Migrant Crisis In Africa

Tony O. Elumelu with the 1,000 entrepreneurs representing 51 African countries from the 2015 class of the $100 million Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme during the entrepreneurship boot camp in Ota, Nigeria in July. Tony Elumelu the chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation pens his on his thoughts on the current…

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President Buhari Meets With French & Nigerian CEOs As Part Of Visit To France

President MuhammaduBuhari is currently on a three-day official visit to France at the invitation of President Francois Hollande. Today he met and participated at the high-level business breakfast session with French and Nigerian CEOs at MEDEF Headquarters -France’s largest federation of investors and employers. According to a previous statement released by the President’s spokesman, Femi…

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Buhari Begins 3 Day Official Visit To France

President Muhammadu Buhari left Abuja for Paris this afternoon on a three-day official visit to France at the invitation of President Francois Hollande. For the visit, President Buhari was accompanied by the National Security Adviser, Major-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd.), the Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Ministries of Defence, Finance, Agriculture, Foreign Affairs, Industry, Trade and…

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Six Nigerians Dead, Four Missing In Saudi Arabia Crane Accident

Following the tragic crane accident that took place in the Grand Mosque in Kaabah, Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Friday, six Nigerians have been reported dead and four declare missing. The spokesperson for National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Mr. Uba Mana, confirmed the death of the six Nigerians in a telephone interview with our correspondent on…

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