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IPOB: Tension In Plateau As Govt. Imposes Curfew

The Plateau State Government on Friday imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Jos Metropolis following “rumoured skirmishes, tension and confusion” over the situation in South-East. The government, in a statement signed by Mr Emmanuel Nanle, Director of Press Affairs, said that the action was to avert a further breakdown of law and order. It said that…

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Nigerian Army Commences Probe of Trending Video Showing Soldiers Torturing IPOB Members

The Headquarters 82 Division Nigerian Army has begun investigating a video clip trending on social media and other platforms, which seems to show soldiers humiliating some civilians at a checkpoint in Abia State. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Colonel Sagir Musa, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 82 Division Nigerian Army. “The issue…

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EFCC Confirms Plans Are in Place to Extradite Alison-Madueke

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed plans are in place to extradite former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Speaking on Wednesday while addressing journalists, civic groups, and others, the EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu, confirmed the moves to extradite Mrs. Alison-Madueke. “I want you to know that nobody will go unpunished. We are…

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Larry King Reveals He Was Diagnosed With Lung Cancer

Talk show veteran Larry King recently revealed during a chat with Extra that he was  diagnosed with lung cancer and he caught it early because of a routine chest X-ray. According to Extra, 83-year-old Larry King is currently recovering following a surgery in July. He says, “I have a checkup every year. I’ve gone through a lot in my life…

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Uproar As Singapore Elects First Female President Without A Vote

Singaporeans are kicking back as their first female president is elected into office – without voting. The citizens of Singapore have criticized the means through which 63-year-old Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of the parliament from the Muslim Malay community, was elected into office. Accrording to Guardian, Yacob did not face an election for what is largely…

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Royal Rumble in Bayelsa As APC, PDP in War of Words…Dickson, Jonathan Clash Looms

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa state and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are currently engaged in a supremacy contest as the 2019 governorship election looms with both parties bragging to sweep the polls. Acting Chairman of the APC, Bayelsa chapter, Mr. Joseph Fafi, has stated that the days of the PDP in Bayelsa…

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