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Obasanjo bags PhD in Christian Theology after 163 minutes drill by Panelists

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday bagged the award of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Christian Theology from the Department of Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts of the National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN), Abeokuta Study Centre, Ogun State.

Burnaboy arrested for robbery

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Nigerian artiste, Damini Ogulu popularly known as ‘Burna Boy’, on Friday submitted himself to the Lagos State Police Command over his alleged role in a robbery attack on a fellow artiste, Mr. 2kay.

Wike doesn’t know his birthday - APC

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Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said Governor Nyesom Wike does not know his date of birth.

Court stops Governor El-Rufai from sacking 21,780 teachers

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The Kaduna Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria yesterday ordered the Kaduna State government to stop the proposed sack of 21,780 primary school teachers who failed its competency test, pending court injunction.

Glo, Airtel, three others bid to take over 9mobile

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Five firms are bidding to acquire troubled telecom firm 9Mobile (formerly Etisalat), The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said yesterday.

President Buhari Returns To Abuja From Paris

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President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after participating at the “One Planet” summit in Paris, France.

INEC Registers 21 New Political Parties

Posted on Thursday, 14 December 2017 No comments


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of 21 new political parties, bringing the number of registered parties in the country to 67.

Nigeria formalises One China policy

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The Federal Government has issued a directive to all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) restating its affirmation of “One China policy” as part of its drive to strengthen and deepen the bilateral relationship between Nigeria and China.

Nigerian civil servant to forfeit 86 vehicles, four houses to FG

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The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, has ordered that 86 luxury vehicles, together with four houses and a quarry plant in Abuja, belonging to a civil servant, Mr. Ibrahim Tumsah, be temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government.

The luxury vehicles were allegedly seized from Tumsah, a director in the federal Civil Service.

Fuel scarcity bites harder in Kano

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Motorists and commuters in Kano State are experiencing hardship following acute fuel scarcity.

21 vehicles, motorbikes razed as fuel tanker explodes in Lagos

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A tanker, loaded with 33,000 litres of diesel, exploded yesterday at Festac Link Bridge in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos, with 21 vehicles and five motorcycles burnt in the resultant inferno.

Nigerian Army repel Boko Haram attack in Borno

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Troops of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday repelled a violet attack by the Boko Haram insurgents at Mainok community in Kaga Local Government area of Borno.

EFCC Boss Ibrahim Magu Escapes Assassination

Posted on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 No comments
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr. Ibrahim Magu on Tuesday night escaped death by the whiskers as some gunmen stormed his house in Abuja. When they didn’t find the EFCC boss in the house, they killed one of the police guards attached to the house and disappeared.

I will not replace VP Osinbajo – Tinubu

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he National leader of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has dismissed report that he was planning to become President Mohammodu Buhari’s running mate in 2019.

White House aide resigns

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Omarosa Newman, a former reality television star-turned political aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, has resigned from the White House to “pursue other opportunities,” Trump’s spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders, said on Wednesday.

I am aware of Nigeria’s challenges, says President Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said with Nigeria just coming out of recession, he was not under any illusion of the numerous problems facing the country.

'2,000MW wasting away'

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Over 2,000 Megawatts (MW) of the 7,000MW of electricity generated in the country are unable to be distributed due to weak transmission, Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola said yesterday.

2019: PDP begins search for candidate

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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chiefs are to raise a search panel for a credible presidential candidate, a source said yesterday.

Factories commissioned by President Buhari – Lauretta Onochie

Posted on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 No comments

The Personal Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, has listed some factories that were commissioned in the two years of Buharinomics.

Check the list below

Mourinho accuses Man City of lack of education

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Jose Mourinho has accused Manchester City players of a lack of “education” over their celebrations at Old Trafford following Sunday’s derby win.
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