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Atiku Celebrates 69th Birthday

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 celebrated his 69th birthday. He was joined by his family friends and associates in his residence in Asokoro, Abuja. Pictured with the celebrant in this photo is his wife Dr Jamila Atiku-Abubakar, Chief Umana Okon Umana,(All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate in Akwa Ibom state in…

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Photos: 500 Deported Nigerians Arrive Lagos Airport From The UK

500 Nigerians deported by the government of the United Kingdom arrived the Hajj and Cargo Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, today aboard a large chartered aircraft. On ground at the airport were the Immigration officials, TARMAC Operations officers, the Nigeria Police Force, Airport Command, Air Force Defence officers and other security…

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Attorney-General Clears Air On Kogi Election Stalemate

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said that All Progressives Congress (APC) will substitute its candidate for the purpose of the supplementary election in Kogi. Malami spoke in Abuja on Tuesday on the backdrop of the political stalemate created by the sudden death of the APC governorship candidate,…

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Turkey ‘Shoots Down Russian Warplane On Syria Border’

The Turkish military has reportedly shot down a Russian military aircraft on the border with Syria. Russia’s defence ministry said an Su-24 had crashed on Syrian territory after being hit by fire from the ground. But Turkish military officials said Turkish F-16s had shot down the plane after repeatedly warning its two crew they were…

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Buhari Appoints Aliyu Aziz As NIMC CEO

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Aliyu Aziz as the new director-general and chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). Abdul Hamid Umar, NIMC’s general manager, corporate communications, announced the development in a Monday statement, saying his appointment followed the expiration of the tenure of Mr. Chris Onyemenam as…

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PDP Condoles With APC Over Prince Audu’s Death

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock at the news of the sudden death of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in last Saturday’s Kogi State governorship election, Prince Abubakar Audu. In a statement signed Monday by its National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, PDP said: “At this critical moment, the PDP refrains…

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