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Police Deny Killing Wanted Criminal ‘Ghana’

Nigerian police operatives/Photo: AFP The Benue State Police Command on Thursday denied killing wanted criminal Terwase Akwaza, popularly known as Ghana, contrary to reports making the round. The notorious militia leader was reportedly killed when a special police team stormed his group’s hideout along the Benue-Taraba border. While a shootout occurred
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Ekiti Assembly Confirms 2 More Commissioner-nominees

Ekiti State House of Assembly The Ekiti House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the nomination of two commissioners and also re-confirmed 12 others re-appointed by Gov. Ayodele Fayose following the dissolution of the State Executive Council in July. The two nominees are Tunde Ogunleye (Water Resources) and Ayodeji Alabi (Local Government and
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UPP Reinstates Offodile, Chidoka As Party’s Aspirants

Osita Chidoka Photo: Twitter/ Osita Chidoka handle The United Progressives Party (UPP) has reaffirmed that former House of Representatives member, Hon. Chudi Offodile and former aviation minister, Osita Chidoka remain cleared as aspirants for the party’s primary election in Anambra which comes up on Saturday. The Anambra state chapter of
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UniAbuja ASUU Downs Tools, Declare Total Compliance

President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi.   Photo: Albert otu/JAU/NAN The University of Abuja chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday said it will not go back on the strike. This position was shared by the chapter chairman, Dr Ben Ugheoke, in a chat with newsmen in Abuja.
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Buhari’s health has improved tremendously, says Dogara

***urges for more prayers, thanks to God for answered prayers By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s health has improved tremendously. The Speaker and the President of Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki visited the President at Abuja House in London
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Mass burials begin for 300 Sierra Leone flood victims

Sierra Leone buried at least 300 victims of devastating floods on Thursday, as fears grew of more mudslides and accusations of government “inaction” over deforestation and poor urban planning mounted. Flood and mudslide bury over 300 in Sierra-Leone With the aim of clearing the overflowing central morgue, burials began around
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Messi Yet To Sign New Contract – Barcelona Vice-president

Lionel Messi Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images Lionel Messi is yet to sign the new deal put forward by Barcelona. This was disclosed by club vice-president Jordi Mestre. The Catalan club had earlier announced that the 30-year-old has a deal in principle to extend his stay and the signature only
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Court Orders Forfeiture Of N664m, $137,680 Belonging To Perm Sec

Federal High Court Lagos Complex. A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of N664 million recovered from a serving Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Dr Clement Onubuogo. Onubuogo allegedly diverted the funds from the N10 billion released by the federal government during
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I’m Now A Free Man, Case Closed – Dammy Krane

Dammy Krane Photo: Instagram. Nigerian singer Dammy Krane has been cleared of all fraud charges by a court in Miami, US. He was arrested in June for allegedly booking a private jet service with stolen credit card details. The singer made the announcement on Twitter on Thursday. Dammy Krane was arrested alongside Ilochukwu
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Breaking: Embattled Anambra UPP State Chairman Igwilo recants, lifts suspension on Chidoka, Offodile

The Embattled Anambra state Chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Dr. Sylvester Igwilo has recanted on his suspension of two aspirants of the party for the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election, Chief Osita Chidoka and Hon. Chudi Offodile. Igwilo, whose state executive was dissolved for announcing the suspension
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I’m Now A Free Man, Case Closed – Dammy Krane

Dammy Krane Photo: Instagram. Nigerian singer Dammy Krane has been cleared of all fraud charges by a court in Miami, US. He was arrested in June for allegedly booking a private jet service with stolen credit card details. The singer made the announcement on Twitter on Thursday. Dammy Krane was arrested alongside Ilochukwu
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U.S-based Nigerian actress, Georgina Onuoha, lambasts the “morons” that voted Buhari 

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One hundred days abroad and still posing for pictures by Fani-Kayode

President Muhammadu Buhari has been away from our shores for over 100 days in a stretch treating an undisclosed and mysterious illness in far-away London. Since May 29th 2015 when he was sworn into office as President he has spent 350 of his over 740 days in power abroad treating
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Buhari received Saraki, Dogara in London

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday granted audience to Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara who visited him at the Abuja House in London. Bashar Ahmed, the president’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, confirmed the visit on his twitter handle on Thursday in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari
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Ekiti House of Assembly confirms 2 more commissioner-nominees

The Ekiti House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the nomination of two men as commissioners and also re-confirmed 12 others re-appointed by Gov. Ayodele Fayose following the dissolution of the State Executive Council in July. The two nominees are Chief Tunde Ogunleye (Water Resources) and Mr Ayodeji Alabi (Local Government
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Osun govt declares Monday August 21 Isese Day

The State Government of Osun has declared Monday, August 21 public holiday to commemorate the annual Isese Day. A statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa, said that Isese Day is a public holiday set aside for traditional believers in the state by the Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s
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Without seeking his consent, Hushpuppi, renames Runtown 

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Osun govt declares Monday August 21 Isese Day

The State Government of Osun has declared Monday, August 21 public holiday to commemorate the annual Isese Day. A statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa, said that Isese Day is a public holiday set aside for traditional believers in the state by the Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s
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Socio-economic trends threaten faith – Cleric

By Oboh Agbonkhese THE Spiritual Leader/General Overseer of Christ’s Chosen Church of God International, Snr. Apostle Joshua Osasuyi, has called on Christians to wake up and be wise as the political, economic and social trends in the country were negatively affecting faith. Speaking at the Church’s 10th international convention at
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Messi, Ronaldo other sports stars condemn Barcelona attack

Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after Thursday’s terror attack in Barcelona left 13 people dead. This video grab obtained on August 17, 2017 from the instagram account carlos_tg_32_ shows a victim lying on the
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Photos: Barcelona “terrorist attack”

A driver deliberately rammed a van into pedestrians on one of Barcelona’s most popular boulevards on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in what Spanish police called a “terrorist attack”. Policemen accompany clients of a store outside a cordoned off off area after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing
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Delta councillor empowers constituents

By Innocent Onoja UGHELLI—The member representing Olomu Ward 2 in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr. Friday Ijomone, yesterday, gave out sewing machines, motor bikes, hair dryer, cash gift, among other items, to his constituents. Speaking at the event, Ijomone said his empowerment package was in line
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Lagos Ranks 2nd On World’s Least Liveable Cities – Report

The urban sprawl of Lagos.© AFP Despite the progress, Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, has made since the advent of democracy in 1999, the city has been ranked second on the World’s Least Liveable Cities. Lagos ranks 2nd, behind Damascus and ahead of Tripoli and Dhaka on the annual report by the
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FG urges court to return Kanu to prison

. . The FG has urged a Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail it granted leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and return him to prison.  . . The government, in a counter-motion, dated August 1, 2017, urged the court to dismiss an application by Kanu, seeking a
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Barcelona attack: What we know

A driver deliberately rammed a van into pedestrians on one of Barcelona’s most popular boulevards on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in what Spanish police called a “terrorist attack”. – What happened? – Policemen accompany clients of a store outside a cordoned off off area after a van ploughed
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IS claims its ‘soldiers’ carried out Barcelona attack

“Soldiers” of the Islamic State group carried out a deadly van attack in Barcelona on Thursday, the jihadist organisation’s propaganda outlet Amaq said. “The executors of the Barcelona attack were soldiers of the Islamic State,” Amaq said on its Telegram messenger account, without naming those it claimed were behind the
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US court dismisses forgery case against Dammy Krane

Singer Oyindamola Emmanuel Johnson-Hunga popularly known as Dammy Krane is a free man again as a court in Miami-Dade County, Florida, US, has struck out charges of credit card forgery, armed conspiracy and grand theft filed against him. Dammy Krane Recall that he was arrested in June Dammy Krane for allegedly
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Constituents Withdraw Recall Petition Against Lawmaker

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood YakubuTwitter The electorates of the Bebeji Constituency in Kano state have withdrawn the petition written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), seeking to recall Honourable Galadima Kuki. The chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Adedeji Soyebi, said in a statement on Thursday that the Commission
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FG, ASUU Meeting Ends In Deadlock

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi The federal government on Thursday promised to fulfill some of the conditions given by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in an attempt to end the strike by the union. The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr
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CHAN Qualifier: Football fans in Kano urge Super Eagles to beat Benin‎

Kano – Football Fans on Thursday in Kano urged the home-based Super Eagles to beat the visiting Squirrels of Benin on Saturday in the 2018 championship for African Nations (CHAN) qualifier. ‎ ‎Some of the fans who spoke to NAN Correspondent on the match said that the match “must be
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Irabor calls for urgent re-organisation of Nigeria sports

Pioneer chairman of the League Management Company and one-time chairman of the Federal House of Representatives Committee on Communications, Hon Nduka Irabor, has called for urgent action for the revival of Nigeria sports, pointing out that the sports sector has been on a steady downward slide and there is no
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NIMASA reaches 96% ISPS compliance level, lists facilities on GISIS

By Godwin Oritse THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has said that Nigeria is currently compliant to the International Ship and Port Security, ISPS, Code, following a renewed enforcement drive. Disclosing this to Vanguard, Head of ISPS Unit of the NIMAS, Captain Green Egbodi, said that all Nigerian
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Six Nigerian Wrestlers set for 2017 World Championships in Paris

Yenagoa – President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, (NWF) , says six wrestlers are set to represent the country at the 2017 World Wrestling Championships in Paris. Wrestlers size each other during a bout. Igali said in Yenagoa, on Thursday that the wrestlers consisted of four female and two male,
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At least 13 dead in van crash in Barcelona city centre

Madrid – At least 13 people were killed after a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas avenue in the city centre on Thursday, Cadena Ser radio station reported, citing police sources. Other media including El Pais said there were at least 10 dead. A police spokeswoman could not
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Kano State police arrest Indian man for allegedly repackaging and storing expired drugs in the Nassarawa GRA axis of the state

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Pres. Buhari today received Senate President Saraki and Speaker of House of Reps, Hon. Dogara, in London

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National assembly members are “bunch of unarmed robbers” – Obasanjo

By Ola Ajayi, Ibadan – THE frosty relationship between lawmakers in the National Assembly and former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, worsened Thursday as he said with their monthly take-home pay which remains the highest in the world, they can best be described as a bunch of “unarmed robbers” Chief Obasanjo
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Saraki, Dogara Pay Buhari A Visit In London

Senate President Bukola Saraki (l), President Muhammadu Buhari (c), Speaker of the House Yakubu Dogara (r). Picture: Twitter (@NGRPresident) Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House, Hon Yakubu Dogara on Thursday visited London to see President Muhammadu Buhari. The visit, which comes on the heels of a
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Judiciary, Legislature Not Ready To Fight Corruption – Obon-obla

Chairman, Special Presidential Investigative Panel For The Recovery Of Public Property, Okoi Obon-obla/ Twitter Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel For Recovery Of Public Property, Okoi Obon-obla, has alleged that both judiciary and legislative arms of government are not helping the fight against corruption. He stated that there is need to
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FAAN Carries Out Mock Response To Plane Crash

From left: Director of Airport Operations, FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu; Nehemiah Auta, Airport Manager, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos; and General Manager, Safety Management Systems/Quality Assurance, FAAN, Lawrence Pwajok.  Photo: saac Aregbesola/BJO/NAN/file Airports Emergency Rescue Team at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, held air crash simulation (mock) to test
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