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Biafra: FG re-arraigns Kanu, others over terrorism charges

From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others were yesterday re-arraigned by the Federal Government before Justice Binta Murtala Nyako of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court. They were arraigned on an 11-count charge bordering on treasonable felony, illegal possession of firearms and terrorism. Before […]

Policeman kills colleague over N20,000 bribe

— 9th November 2016 Disagreement over DPO’s share A policeman (name withheld) with the Bayelsa State command has shot dead his colleague (name also withheld) over N20, 000 bribe. The incident occurred yesterday morning following an argument over the sharing formula. The duo went on an operation where they were rewarded with N20, 000. The deceased […]

Gunmen kill over 40 miners in Zamfara

The Police in Zamfara said several people were killed by gunmen suspected to be cattle rustlers at a mining site in Gidan Ardo Village of Bindin district of Maru Local Government Area. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Shehu Muhammad, disclosed this to journalists in Gusau on Tuesday. Mr. Muhammad, however, said […]

Nigeria needs N3trn to fix road infrastructure –COREN

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), on Monday disclosed that Nigeria requires about N3 trillion to address the massive road infrastructure deficit in the country. COREN President, Mr. Kasim Ali, stated this in Abuja at the public hearing organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Works. The hearing was on the […]

The many sides of PDP crisis

From Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is desperately in need of peace.  But the more the party searched for peace, the more it seems elusive. Hopes for an early resolution of the crisis dimmed a fortnight ago, as the protagonists in the leadership crisis that had torn the party apart in the past […]

US commits $30m to family planning in Nigeria

US commits $30m to family planning in Nigeria — 8th November 2016 (By Basil Obasi – ABUJA) The United States Agency for International Development has said that it had spent N9.12 billion (about $30 million), to promote family planning and other health interventions in Nigeria annually. The Director of Health, Population and Nutrition, USAID Nigeria, Dr Nancy Lawanthal, […]

I was toppled by corrupt officers in 1985 -Buhari

By Adetutu Folasade-Koyi Opening up on how he was toppled in a palace coup in August 1985, President Muhammadu Buhari said he was removed by some corrupt, senior military officers.” Buhari became Nigeria’s head of state, through a coup, on December 31, 1983. Former military president, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida,a retired general and former military president, Aliyu […]

Ambode hails Oshiomole, gives university scholarship to two best graduating students

…Commission Projects In Edo Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday applauded Governor Oshiomhole for the people-oriented projects commissioned at the twilight of his administration, said the completion of the projects at a time when Nigeria was facing economic challenges was an eloquent display of astute, prudent and visionary leadership. Governor Ambode, who spoke […]

N-Delta: FG plans synergy with stakeholders, others to tackle infrastructural challenges

By Chris Ochayi The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to explore all avenues including synergy and collaboration among stakeholders and development partners in achieving its resolve to tackle the challenges of providing social and infrastructural needs for the people of the Niger Delta Region. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, […]

PDP congratulates Dickson

The Peoples Democratic Party has congratulated the governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson on his victory at the supreme Court which reaffirmed his victory at the governorship election in his state. The Supreme Court on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 upheld the Election of Governor Dickson on the Appeal brought before it by the All Progressive […]

EFCC goes after Nigerian looters hiding in Ghana

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