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Dino Melaye Recall: APC Sues INEC To Court

The Kogi chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has issued a notice to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in a lawsuit it has filed against the commission on the Dino Melaye recall. The Nation reports that the party accused INEC of commencing a Melaye recall process based on a fictitious petition, which contained names of dead persons. This is coming after…

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I Will Talk & We All Go To Jail — Diezani Threatens Aluko, Omokore

Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is being investigated for a series of multi-billion dollar oil fraud and money laundering offences in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and America has threatened her associates, Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore. According to a recorded conversation, she stated that after opening up on everything that transpired in the controversial…

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Putin, Trump Hold Secret Second Meeting at G20

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a second, undisclosed meeting during the G20 summit in Hamburg, news reports said Tuesday. The second meeting lasted about one hour and took place after the more than two-hour meeting that had previously been disclosed and widely described in news reports, according to the Washington…

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NYSC Fixes Orientation Date for Stream 2 Batch A Corps Members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has tentatively fixed July 26, 2017 for the commencement of orientation for prospective Stream 2, Batch A corp members nationwide. By the new timetable, the orientation programme will close on August 15. An NYSC source told Premium Times on Tuesday that the agency fixed the date during an extended…

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Update: Police Confirm Killing of 12 in Maiduguri Suicide Attacks

The Police have confirmed that 12 persons were killed and 18 others injured in multiple suicide bomb attacks in the outskirts of Maiduguri on Monday. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, told journalists after the attack in Maiduguri that the death toll included four female suicide bombers. The commissioner said that soldiers deployed to…

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UN Commends Osinbajo’s Handling of Bakassi Crisis

The UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) has commended Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for his handling of the recent conflict in Bakassi Peninsula, which affected Nigerian fishermen. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and Head of UNOWAS, Mr. Mohamed Chambas, spoke with the Correspondent of the News Agency…

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