Category Archives: Breaking

We Are Proud Of You For Supporting Our Son, Emir Of Daura Tells Osinbajo

The Emir of Daura, Umar Faruk, has expressed gratitude to the acting President, Yemi Osinbajo’s following his effort to support the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Ahmed Kaita in the senatorial bye-election. The emir also described Osinbajo as “a typical example of loyalty and trustworthiness in politics.” A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to…

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Aisha Buhari To Be Awarded Doctor Of Humanity On Monday

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari will be decorated with a Doctorate in Humanity (Honoris Causa) on Monday, 13th August, 2013 by Sun Moon University, Asan, South Korea. The letter conveying the award, which was presented by Professor Hong Young-Shik at the State House, recently, states:  “I have been directed to notify you, Your…

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Taxify Driver Suspended For Sexually Assaulting Drunk Passenger

Taxify Nigeria, on Thursday pulled a driver off the road for allegedly confessing to sexually assaulting a drunk passenger. Taxify made their intervention known via their Twitter handle, @taxifyng, when a Twitter user, Oreoluwa Fakorede shared the confession of a Taxify driver on his handle, @OreFakorede. Fakorede tweeted, “A Taxify driver just confidently told me…

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World Bank Supports Nigeria With $611m To Get Children Back To School

The World Bank will support Nigeria with $611m to get children back to school under the Better Education Service Delivery for All programme, the Coordinator, Prof. Gidado Tahir, has said. Tahir made this known in Kaduna on Friday at a meeting with officials of Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board, on modalities for the implementation…

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Woman Becomes First To Birth With Mother’s Transplanted Uterus

An Indian woman will soon become the first in Asia to become pregnant and give birth to a baby after undergoing a successful uterus transplant recently, said doctors with a private hospital in Pune, a city in the southwestern state of Maharashtra. The uterus transplanted into the pregnant woman is her mother’s. The 27-year-old woman…

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ATM Frauds Caught With 30 Cards, Arrested By Police

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested a three-man Automated Teller Machine fraud syndicate operating within Enugu city. In a statement on Friday in Enugu, the command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said that the police operatives recovered 30 ATM cards belonging to different individuals from the syndicate. Amaraizu said the syndicate was smashed by the…

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Saraki’s Account Is About To Be Frozen, Opposition Parties Allege

National chairmen and other leaders of 45 opposition political parties on Thursday raised the alarm over an alleged plot by a government agency to freeze the bank accounts of the Senate and Saraki. The parties raised the alarm during a solidarity visit to the Senate President in the Senate building in Abuja on Thursday. The…

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Benue Account Unfreezes, EFFC

  The Benue State Commissioner for Finance, David Olofu, on Thursday declared that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, had unfrozen the state accounts. Olofu told our correspondent on Thursday that the affected banks informed the state government late on Wednesday of the directives vacating the earlier order. The Chief Press Secretary to the state…

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A War Between Progressives And The Conservatives Says Tinubu

The Senator representing (PDP, Bauchi) Isah Misau, debunked claims  by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju  Bola Tinubu, that the National Assembly was planning to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. Misau made the rebuttal in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. He urged Nigerians to disregard what he described as empty talk by the…

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