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Dangote’s Alheri Denies Indebtedness To FG Over Concession TCN Fibre Optic Network

Alheri Engineering Company Limited, a company owned by Alhaji Aliko Dangote has vehemently denied owing the Federal Government the sum of $75,500,000.00 (about N27.18billion) which government categorized as outstanding payments as part of the concession agreement it entered with the company and Phase 3 Telecoms to manage the fibre optic network of the Transmission Company…

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Nigeria Ranks Second On World Worst Nation Electricity Supply 2017

Our dear country, Nigeria has been ranked as the second worst nation in power supply as power drops to 3,851 megawatts, MW. This was disclosed by The Spectator Index in its recent world’s worst electricity supply in 2017 report released by @spectatorindex Twitter handle yesterday. Of the 137 countries examined in the report, Yemen was…

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Benue Killings! Buhari Meets Benue Leaders, Calls For Peaceful Co-Habitation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with elder’s men and leaders from Benue State to deliberate on the recent killing of 73 persons by herdsmen and to find lasting solution to violence in the state. The President commiserated with all the victims of the attacks, saying relevant agencies had been directed to start catering for…

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Simone Biles Joins #MeToo Movement, Opens Up On Sexual Assault By Former USA Team Doctor

US gymnast, Simone Biles has disclosed that she was sexually assaulted by Team USA gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar. Simone who was a key member of the 2016 gold medal winning Olypiccs team, issued a statement saying, “I too am one of the many survivors that was sexually abused by Larry Nassar.” “Please believe me when…

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Woman Caught Impersonating First Lady, Aisha Buhari Soliciting Financial Assistance From Heads Of Government Establishments

A woman parading herself as Aisha Buhari has been arrested by the FCT Police Command for allegedly impersonating the First Lady of Nigeria. According to the Police, the woman used the President wife’s name to solicit for contracts from members of the public who are mostly head of government agencies. FCT Commissioner of Police, CP…

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2019 Election! Former Governor, Donald Duke Indicates Interest For 2019 Presidency

Mr Donald Duke who is a former Governor of Cross River State has disclosed that he will contest for presidency in the 2019 general elections. Mr. Duke, who declared his interest for the plum job at the 3rd Mike Omotosho Annual Lecture titled, “Millennials as Protagonists in Nation Building,” on Sunday night in Abuja, promised…

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Nigerian Army Releases 244 Repentant Boko Haram Insurgents To Commemorate 2018 Armed Force Remembrance Day

The Nigerian Army has handed over to the Borno State Government, 244 repentant Boko Haram insurgents formerly in their detention. The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, disclosed this while presenting the released detainees to the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, at the Military Cemetery, Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri. According to Nicholas, the detainees…

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South Africa Protest Trump’s “Shithole Countries” Comment, Top US Diplomats Summoned In Countries Affected

South Africa foreign ministry has issued a diplomatic protest to the United States on Monday following President Trump’s “shithole countries” comments. Diplomats from South Africa met with the US Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires Monday to express their concerns. In a statement, the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) didn’t specifically mention the vulgarity…

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Vice President Osinbajo To Speak At Harvard University On Business Course Titled “Africa Rising”

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has been invited by Harvard University, Boston, United States to deliver an inaugural, keynote lecture at the University’s “Africa Rising” course at the Harvard Business School on January 16, 2018. In the letter to the Vice President, the university noted how it deeply admired the immense progress the Nigeria has…

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