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Seun Onigbinde Resigns Govt Appointment Days After Accepting It

Co-founder of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, on Monday, announced his resignation as the Technical Adviser to the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba. He made this announcement on his Medium page, a link of which he shared on his official Twitter handle. Onigbinde said, “Upon further reflections on the furore that has been generated…

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Human Right Group Threatens To Expose ‘Big Pastors’ Sponsoring Fatoyinbo’s Rape Ordeal

A human right and social justice organisation, Social Justice League (SJL) has threatened to publish the names of “big Pastors” alleged to be behind the ordeal of Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, Senior Pastor, Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). The group made the threat on Friday in a statement jointly signed by the Director of the organisation,…

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FG to Evacuate 319 Nigerians From South Africa on Tuesday

As the Federal Government of Nigeria continues with the plot to evacuate its citizens following Xenophobic attacks unleashed on them by South Africans, no fewer than 319 Nigerians will be evacuated from South Africa on Tuesday. The Federal Government had on Wednesday evacuated 187 Nigerians from South Africa following xenophobic attacks by its citizens on Africans.…

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Sowore Seeks For Bail in Fresh Court Application, Denies Coup Allegations

Mr Omoyele Sowore, the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest who is currently being held by the Department of State Services (DSS), has reportedly asked for bail in liberal terms in a fresh application he filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday. Sowore filed the fresh application  after his failed bid to have the court…

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Take South African Govt to ICJ Over Xenophobic Attacks- Akinyemi Tells FG

A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof Bolaji Akinyemi, has urged the Federal Government to drag its South African counterpart before the International Court of Justice for its failure to cater for Nigerian citizens resident in South Africa. Several Nigerians living in South Africa had come under a series of xenophobic attacks. The latest attacks,…

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Task Force Arrests 43 At Afrika Shrine Over Illegal Activities

The Lagos State Task Force has arrested 28 miscreants and 15 illegal street traders at various locations around Alausa and the Afrika Shrine vicinity. The chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed this in a statement by the agency’s Head of Public Affairs Unit, Mr. Adebayo Taofiq, on Sunday in Lagos. Egbeyemi said the…

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ICPC Seals Amaju Pinnick, Shehu Dikko’s Mansions Over Corruption Allegations

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, has sealed a Lagos mansion belonging to the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick. According to sources the commission is investigating how the officials of NFF allegedly converted money meant for the federation to personal use. The commission sealed and placed Pinnick’s mansion located in Park View…

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