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My Political Ambition Was Not Worth the Blood of Any Nigerian- Jonathan on Conceding to Buhari

                    Over the weekend, former President Goodluck Jonathan was awarded with a doctorate degree at the convocation and 10th anniversary of Bingham University, Nasarawa state. During the ceremony, Jonathan in his speech revealed that conceding the 2015 election to President Muhammadu Buhari was his personal decision…

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Ghana’s President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is Keynote Speaker at the Future Awards Africa 2016

The Future Awards, Africa’s biggest youth event, has announced the keynote speaker for its awards ceremony. The keynote speakers of the Awards, in past editions, have been role model leaders, with exemplary profiles and global relevance, in persons of Dr. Okonjo-Iweala, former Coordinating Minster of the Economy, former Vice President of the World Bank, Obiageli…

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MMM Nigeria Suspended, Freezes Participants’ Money for One Month

Barely 24 hours after MMM founder, Sergey Mavrodi wrote an open letter to Nigerian Authorities, criticising constant attacks on the ponzi scheme, it has now announced that it is freezing participants’ monies for one month. Read the letter posted on the scheme’s website below: Dear members! As usual, in the New Year season the System is…

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Uyo Church Building Collapse: Police Put Death Toll at 29, Governor Orders Arrest of Contractors

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has said the death toll in Saturday’s building collapse at the Reigners Bible Church International, Uyo, had risen to 29. According to the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Cordelia Nwawe, the names of those killed cannot be released until it completes the profiling of the dead victims, but puts…

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Nigeria’s Minister of Environment Amina Mohammed to Become UN Deputy Sec-Gen

Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed is to be confirmed as a Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations. If confirmed, NAN reports that she would deputise for newly Elected Antonio Guterres who is set to take office as the UN scribe on January 1, 2017. According to a tweet by Pamela Falk, CBS news reporter…

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Buhari Set for Gambia to Persuade Jammeh to Hand Power

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Gambia, today Tuesday, with other West Africa leaders to persuade President Yahya Jammeh to hand power over to Adama Barrow, the president-elect. John Mahama, Ghanaian president who just lost and conceded will also join the African leaders in persuading Jammeh to relinquish power. Jammeh lost the just-concluded election in…

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INEC Declares PDP’s Ideozu Winner Second Senatorial Seat in Rivers Rerun Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Osinachukwu Ideozu, winner of the of the Rivers West senatorial district election held between Saturday and Monday. Mr. Ideozu was certified winner this afternoon with 107,166 votes. He defeated Otelemaba Amachree of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who garnered 48,898…

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President Buhari’s 2016 Eid-El-Maulud Message to the Nation

Dear Compatriots, Again the calendar of life has brought us into another period of celebration, and deep reflection. Celebration, because we are marking the birth of Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him), and deep reflection, because it is another opportunity of pausing, taking a deep breath and reflecting on the current realities before us. First…

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