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#PresidentialVisit! Travelers Stranded As Lagos Receives President Buhari

According to Sahara Reporters, Passengers going to catch flights at Ikeja, Lagos, Muritala Mohammed International Airport were forced to walk several kilometers  early Thursday morning as a result of security measures put in place by the state’s government in preparation for the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari is scheduled to inaugurate the Ikeja…

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President Buhari To Reportedly Embark On Medical Leave April 1st

Sahara Reporters has reported that President Muhammadu Buhari will be leaving the country on a medical leave on April 1. Writing on its Twitter page, Sahara Reporters said the president is expected to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 in London from April 16 – 20. President Buhari is however expected to leave the country as early as…

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IGP Removes Kogi Police Commissioner Over Escape Of Suspects

The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has removed the Kogi State Commissioner of Police Ali Janga, Punch reports. Janga’s sack is allegedly over the escape of 6 suspects from police custody, 2 among which had named Dino Melaye and Mohammed Audu as their gun supplier. The removal of Janga was announced in a statement released by police PRO Jimoh Moshood. Idris also ordered the redeployment…

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Dino Melaye Gives IGP 48 Hours To Find Suspects Who Escaped Custody

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi West District, has given the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris 24 hours to produce the suspects who escaped from police custody in Kogi State, Punch reports. 2 suspects who had named Melaye and Mohammed Audu as their gun suppliers had escaped police custody earlier on Wednesday and Melaye subsequently declared wanted. The suspects, Kabiru Seidu aka Osama and Nuhu Salisu aka Small, escaped the A…

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Dino Melaye Declared Wanted As Suspects In Gunrunning Case Escape Jail

Senator representing Kogi West District Dino Melaye has been declared wanted by the police, NAN reports. In a statement released by the Kogi State Police Command, both Melaye and Mohammed Audu, son of late former governor of the state, were declared wanted. According to the state’s police commissioner, Ali Janga, this is a result of both Melaye and Audu providing false information…

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Martin Luther King Jr’s Family Says It Didn’t Approve Presentation Of Award To Buhari

The official memorial body of Martin Luther King Jr., The King Center has distanced itself from the award given to President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari had received Naomi Barber King, widow of MLK’s youngest brother, A.D. King, who passed in 1969. Buhari had received the National Black Excellence and Exceptional African Leadership Award and had vowed that his administration will continue to stay true…

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UBA Expands Presence in London, PRA Grants Wholesale Banking Licence to its UK Subsidiary

 Kennedy Uzoka – GMD – CEO, UBA Plc United Bank for Africa (UBA PLC), Africa’s global bank, announced today that its London subsidiary has obtained regulatory permission to carry out Wholesale Banking activities in the UK. Following this authorization, UBA is now the only Sub-Saharan African bank to conduct banking activities in New York and…

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2019 Election: Lagos Council Chairpersons Endorse Ambode For Second Term

The Chairpersons of the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of Lagos State have unanimously endorsed the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, for a second term in office. Rising from a meeting with the governor at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, the council chiefs said their decision to support Ambode for…

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