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Ex-US President, Jimmy Carter Resumes Teaching At 94

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter resumed teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, on Sunday after recovering from hip surgery, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said. WSB-TV streamed Carter’s lecture, showing the 94-year-old ex-president smiling and talking while seated in a white cushioned chair at the podium. According…

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Newspaper Headlines Of The Day! -Monday 10/06/19-Punch, Guardian, Daily Sun & Business Day

“Battle For Senate Presidency Hots Up As Lawan, Ndume Meet PDP Senators-elect ” – The Punch Rainy and cool weather here in Lagos, and here are the front pages of your favorite newspapers for Monday, 10th of June 2019, ranging from Punch, Guardian, Daily Sun and Business Day. “Nigerians Want Court To Stop N4. 68b…

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Abuja-based Music Producer Threatens To Sue EFCC N100m For Parading Him As A “Yahoo Boy”

An Abuja-based music producer and photographer, Mr Nasiru Ali, popularly known as “Kozzographa”, on Sunday threatened to sue the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for wrongly calling him a fraudster (Yahoo boy). NAN reports that Ali was among 10 suspected internet fraudsters paraded on May 17 by the  EFCC operatives after the EFCC personnel…

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President Buhari Accepts Onnoghen’s Retirement, Appoints Five New Justices Of The Supreme Court

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement from service of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, effective from May 28, 2019 and has also appointed five new supreme court Justices.  A statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this in Abuja on Sunday. The…

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Looting: HEDA Implores FG To Fish Out Those Who Assisted Abacha

Even though former military head of state, General Sani Abacha died twenty one years ago, monies which he looted while alive are still been discovered and returned to Nigeria on frequent basis. Against this backdrop, The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), a civil society group, has asked the federal government to identify and sanction…

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Saraki Donates Severance Allowance To Boko Haram Victims’ Family, Late Senators’ Family

Former senate president, Bukola Saraki has donated his severance pay to families of three victims of the deadly insurgency group Boko Haram. The victims are Leah Sharibu, Hussaini Ahmed Khoisan and Hauwa Liman. In a statement issued on his behalf by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his spokesman, Saraki directed that part of the allowance, said to be at…

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Nobody Has the Power to Stop My Reappointment As Minister – Dalung

Immediate past Minister of Sports, Mr Solomon Dalung, has stated that his reappointment by President Muhammadu Buhari is unstoppable by “any human being.” Speaking in an interview with The Punch on crisis in the basketball, athletics and football federations, as well as the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, during his tenure as minister, he made it…

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