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South Korean Varsity Honours Aisha Buhari With World Leadership Prize

A South Korean University, Ajou University, on Tuesday honoured the wife of President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, with World Leadership Prize. While the President’s wife was honoured with the prize at the Dasan Hall of the University, Suwon, South Korea on Tuesday, she also had a multimedia centre at the university named after her.   Leave…

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Atiku Says He Is Qualified And Not Desperate To Be A President

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday dismissed insinuations that he was desperate to emerge as president through the 2019 presidential election. Atiku said that despite claims by his critics that he was bent on becoming president, he was qualified to contest the presidential election and that he has the right ideas to address the challenges…

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Osinbajo Orders The Immediate Reconditioning Of SARS, It’s Activities

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately begin the overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. He has also directed the National Human Rights Commission to set up a panel to probe allegations of rights abuse by the Police unit. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting…

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Three Arrested Over Alleged Possession Of Ammunition

Three men — Ahmed Fatai, Olashile Bajulaye, Tajudeen Abubakar — were arraigned in Lagos on Tuesday for being in possession of four live cartridges. The trio – Fatai (20), Bajulaye (23) and Abubakar (21) – are facing two counts of conspiracy and being in unlawful possession of ammunition before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.…

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Court Insist On INEC Chairman, Yakubu’s Arrest

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday insisted that the Inspector-General of Police must arrest and produce the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in court on Aug. 16. Justice Stephen Pam gave the order following the absence of Yakubu’s team of lawyers in court and there was no explanation as to why…

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Man Who Took Tramadol Before Kidnap Attempt Dies Eight Days After

The Police in Ondo State say a suspected kidnapper who was arrested in a botched kidnap attempt in Owo is dead, following complications from a high intake of Tramadol tablets. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the suspect had been unconscious since his arrest over the August 5 incident at a chemist in Owo. Police Public…

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Trump’s Tape Of Private Conversation Has Been Released By Ex- Employee, Omarosa

Former White House staffer and TV celebrity Omarosa Manigault Newman has released a recording of a private conversation with President Donald Trump after she was fired. NBC’s “Today” program played the brief recording, in which Trump claims to have had no knowledge that she was sacked by chief of staff John Kelly, and expresses regret at…

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Gunmen Ambush, Kill Four Policemen In Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed four operatives of the Intelligence Response Team during an ambush in Kaduna. The operatives were investigating the abduction of a Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Algarkawy, when they were attacked. The cleric was abducted on August 2 and was subsequently released after payment of ransom by his family members.…

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