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Nnamdi Kanu Missing From Trial As Senator Abaribe Seeks To Be Relieved As Surety

Senator Eyninnaya Abaribe, who is among the three persons standing as sureties for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, ‎on Tuesday pleaded with the Federal High Court in Abuja to be relieved of that role. Three of the co-defendants facing charges of treasonable felony with Kanu were brought to…

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You Claim To Be Upright But Your Govt Spent $25bn Illegally – Lamido Mocks Buhari

A presidential hopeful and former governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has came hard on ‎the Muhammadu Buhari– led government for “illegally” spending $25bn that was not legally appropriated for by the National Assembly. In a letter to the President, recently leaked to newsmen, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu had…

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President Buhari To Leave For Turkey On Wednesday To Attend D8 Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Turkey on Wednesday to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. According to statement released by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the president will also participate in an official working visit to Ankara, the capital city, on the…

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Barack Obama Picks Kehinde Wiley To Paint Official Presidential Portrait

Former US President Barack Obama has handpicked artist Kehinde Wiley to paint his official Presidential portrait, Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery announced. Wiley is best known for his pieces showing African-Americans in hip-hop gears, with poses referencing classic paintings. Former first lady Michelle Obama also selected African-American artist Amy Sherald to paint her portrait. The Obamas’ portraits will be unveiled in early 2018, and will become…

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FIRS Issues Warning To Atiku’s INTELS To Pay Backlog Of Owed Taxes

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has dismissed rumours that the premises of Integrated Logistic Limited (Intels) had been shut by the enforcement team of the agency over non-fulfilment of its mandatory tax obligations. It said it’s officers only issued a warning to the firm to remit long due federal taxes. There were reports on Monday that Intels,…

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African Entrepreneurs Gather! Tony Elumelu Foundation Wraps Up 2017 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship, concluded its 3rd annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Lagos. The Forum hosted more than 1,300 participants from 54 African countries. The most diverse and inclusive gathering of African entrepreneurs on the continent, the forum continued its strong tradition…

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Lagos State Unveils Statue In Honour Of Fela

The Lagos State Government has unveiled a statue – Liberation Statue – in honour of late afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. The Liberation Statue has been erected at Allen Avenue round-about, Ikeja. Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, speaking at the event, described Fela as one who fought for the liberation of his people. Fela is rooted in the evolution of…

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