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Terrorosm: MASSOB warns Igbo to vacate Borno, other places in the north

  Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Worried about the killings of Christians by members of the Boko Haram sect and other terrorist groups in the North, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has called on the Igbo in the region to return home. MASSOB stated that it was necessary for the […]

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, grants pardon to 16 prisoners

Peter Dada, Akure The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has granted amnesty to 16 inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Akure, the state capital. This was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Segun Ajiboye, on Monday. According to the statement, the governor’s gesture was in line […]

How I killed final year student of LASU – self-acclaimed Pastor

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta A self-acclaimed pastor of Cherubim and Seraphim, Solution chapel in Osun state, Segun Philips has admitted that he was the one that slaughtered the final year student of the Lagos State University, Favour Oladele, after her boyfriend Owolabi Adeeko reporterly smashed her head with a pestle. The pastor confessed that he was […]

Buhari criticized heavily for keeping silent on the allegation that his defence minister diverted $550,000 in security funding

President Muhammadu Buhari came under heavy criticism yesterday for his failure to act in the alleged indictment of his Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, for a $550,000 security fund diversion. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu deflected response on the allegation to the office of the Minister of Defence when The Guardian sought the presidency’s reaction on […]

Nigerian man, Emmanuel Mong, wanted for alleged fraud, arrested at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport while trying to flee US

Nigerian man Emmanuel Mong wanted for fraud has been arrested while trying to catch a flight to Nigeria has been arrested in Washington, Stamford Advocate reported on Wednesday. Mong has been extradited to Stamford where he will be charged for illegally intercepting a $30,000 wire transfer from a privately held pharmaceutical company, Purdue Pharma. The […]

Buhari’s $29.9 billion loan request

The Senate is already debating President Muhammadu Buhari’s $29.96 billion request to finance sundry projects. The upper legislative chamber Tuesday referred the President’s 2016 – 2018 External Borrowing Plan under which the request falls to the Committee on Local and Foreign Debts. Buhari, in a letter dated November 26, 2019, said the Eighth National Assembly […]

Bauchi to partner with critical stakeholders on climate change – Gov. Muhammed

Bauchi State Government has reaffirmed its determination to work in active synergy with critical stakeholders as part of efforts to address climate change and other challenges associated with the environment. The State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed stated this yesterday in Baucji when he flagged off three days evacuation of solid waste embarked by a […]

Another Zamfara commissioner quits governor’s cabinet, joins APC

The Zamfara State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Bilyaminu Shinkafi, on Monday, explained why he dropped his appointment for another one with the All Progressive Congress (APC)-led federal government in Abuja. Governor Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party had appointed Shinkafi into his cabinet. Shinkafi has now also been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as […]

Sudan’s ruling government recognizes Christmas as an official holiday for the nation’s 5% Christians

Written By New Nigerian Politics (African Bureau) – Sudan, a predominantly Muslim country, has finally recognized Christmas as an official holiday. Sudan cancelled Christmas as a holiday when South Sudan, a predominantly Christian country, gained independence in 2011. With the overthrow of longtime dictator Bashir, the ruling council decided it was time to recognize the […]

Nigerian family fleeing female genital mutilation given Jan. 8 to depart Canada in failed asylum application

A family at risk of being deported has discovered that misleading legal advice may be the cause of their pending deportation. Three weeks ago, the Bakare family — who fled Nigeria in 2017 out of fear their daughter would be subjected to female genital mutilation — were supposed to be deported. Instead, the day they […]

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