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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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18 Burnt To Death In Ondo State Road Accident, Driver and Motor Boy Flees

Its another messy scene as no fewer than 18 people reportedly lost their lives in a road accident which occurred on Saturday on Akure-Owo Expressway, Ondo State. The accident, which was said to have occurred around 3:30 a.m on Saturday, reportedly involved an 18-passenger bus with a registered number; YLA25XU and a truck with the…

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Okorocha Dances “Shaku Shaku” After Court Orders INEC to Issue His Certificate Of Return

Former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha did not hesitate to show his joy after a Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately issue him the certificate of return as the senator-elect for the Imo West Senatorial District. Justice Okon Abang made this order in his…

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George Weah Shuts Down Internet In Liberia, Following Anti-Government Protests

Liberian president, George Weah has reportedly ordered authorities in Liberia to block the internet, in what is perceived to be a move to suppress ongoing anti-government protests in the capital, Monrovia. Netblocks, an organization that monitors internet disruptions and shutdowns confirmed the shutdown on Friday afternoon, saying access to social networking platforms Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp,…

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I Have Lost Weight Governing Lagos For Just One Week – Sanwo-Olu

Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated that governing the state is an herculean task, adding that he has lost weight in just one week of assuming office. Sanwo-Olu spoke with state house correspondents after a private meeting with the vice president Yemi Osinbajo shortly after the expanded security council meeting on Friday, at the presidential…

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Messi Registers Brace As Argentina Cruise Past Nicaragua In 5-1 Win

Barcelona and Argentine Talisman, Lionel Messi scored a first-half double as Argentina warmed up for the Copa America with a comprehensive 5-1 win over Nicaragua on Friday in San Juan. The Central Americans, who will participate in this month’s Gold Cup tournament while Argentina battle it out in Brazil, frustrated the home side initially. However, captain Messi sparked…

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