Category Archives: Breaking

President Buhari Commiserates With Egyptian President Over Plane Crash

President Muhammadu Buhari has called Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to commiserate with him and all Egyptians over Thursday’s EgyptAir crash which claimed about 66 lives. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this on Friday in a statement made available to journalists. “President Buhari told President Al-Sisi that the…

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Don’t Confront My Government – Buhari To Niger Delta Militants

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday urged militants in the Niger Delta to drop their confrontational stance and work with his government to review the Amnesty Programme initiated by the Yar’Adua Administration. Mr. Buhari assured oil companies operating in the Niger Delta that the Federal Government is taking all necessary actions to protect strategic assets…

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NI.5bn Contract Scam: Ex-NIMASA DG Gets 5-Year Jail Term

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday, sentenced a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration Safety Agency, Mr. Raymond Temisan Omatseye, to five years in prison over a N1.5bn contract scam. Giving judgment in a case brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Omatseye who was facing a 27-count-charge bordering…

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Chibok Community Angry At Government, Media Over Treatment Of Rescued Girl

  Members of Chibok community have decried what they described as the inhuman treatment meted upon their daughter, Amina Ali Nkeki, who was abducted in 2014 and found on Tuesday, reports Premium Times.  Addressing journalists on Thursday, representatives of the community condemned the description of a Boko Haram suspect, Mohammed Hayatu, caught alongside Amina, as…

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