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President Buhari To Embark On 2-Day Visit To Morocco

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday be embarking on a two-day working visit to Morocco. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, shared the news on Saturday. The visit is said to be at the invitation of King Mohammed VI of Morocco, and the two are to discuss, amongst others, educational cooperation between the…

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Ghana Football Association Dissolved After Release Of Documentary Exposing Corruption

Ghana has dissolved its football association following a BBC “Africa Eye”documentary exposing corrupt football officials in West Africa. Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen receiving a $65,000 cash gift from undercover journalists with the belief that they were meeting to discuss a sponsorship deal. Nyantakyi, who is vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)and also a member of…

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Anthony Bourdain Found Dead At 61 Of Apparent Suicide

Acclaimed chef, author, and TV host Anthony Bourdain, 61, was found dead in a hotel room in France Friday morning, CNN reports. The network released the following statement confirming the news: “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain. His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food…

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Super Eagles Drops One Place, Takes 48th Spot On FIFA Ranking Ahead Of World Cup

Nigeria’s Super Eagles has dropped one place on the world FIFA ranking as they head into the 2018 Russia World Cup. According to Premium Times, the team dropped from the 47th position to 48th in the latest ranking released on Thursday. Nigeria has failed to win any of their last 3 matches, losing 1-0 to the Czech Republic, 2-1 to…

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Senate Asks INEC To Announce June 12, 1993 Election Results

The Nigerian Senate has asked that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announce the results of the June 12, 1993 elections. This is following President Muhammadu Buhari declaration that the date henceforth be celebrated as the country’s Democracy Day, and his conferment of the GCFR honor on its presumed winner MKO Abiola. According to Guardian, the Senate came to the resolution at…

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President Buhari Breaks Fast With Tobi, Small Doctor, Sound Sultan & Tania Omotayo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday broke his Ramadan fast with some youths and artists in Nigeria. The president hosted them to a meal at the State House in Abuja. Among those present were Small Doctor, Kunle Afolayan, Tobi Bakre, Tania Omotayo and Sound Sultan. See photos below.   Photo Credit: buharisallau Leave your views in comments box below.…

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It Was An Emotional Reunion For Alice Johnson & Her Family After 21 Years Behind Bars

63-year-old grandmother Alice Marie Johnson was on Wednesday released from prison after her life sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump. All thanks to Reality star Kim Kardashian West who had visited Trump in the White House a week ago to seek Johnson’s commutation.  Johnson reunited with her family on Wednesday, and it was the most joyous scene ever! According…

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President Buhari Declares June 12 As Democracy Day, Honors MKO Abiola With GCFR

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that henceforth, June 12 will be celebrated as the Democracy day in the nation. June 12, 1993, signifies the date Nigerians presumably voted the late Moshood Abiola as the President of the country, an election that was eventually annulled by the then-Head of State Ibrahim Babangida. President Buhari wrote on his Twitter: Dear Nigerians, I…

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Donald Trump Commutes Alice Johnson’s Sentence Following Kim Kardashian Meeting

Just a week after meeting with  Kim Kardashian, U.S President Donald Trump has commuted the life imprisonment sentence of Alice Johnson, a 62-year old first-time drug offender. Confirming the news, Kim tweeted “BEST NEWS EVER!!!!’ followed by a series of tweets thanking Trump and Jared Kushner.   So grateful to @realDonaldTrump, Jared Kushner & to everyone who has showed compassion…

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