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Saraki, Dogara meet, agree to pass budget in April

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The leadership of the National Assembly, on Wednesday night, met on the passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill. The meeting, which was hosted by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, at his residence, had the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in attendance. Principal officers of both chambers ...

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Again, objections stall Amosu’s N22.8bn fraud case


The Federal High Court in Lagos has again adjourned till May 1, 2017 the case of a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, and 10 others, who are being tried for an alleged fraud of N22.8bn. The defendants were arraigned on June 26, 2016. The Economic and ...

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Buhari will return to see UK doctors –Presidency


The Presidency on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari has not changed his plan to return to his doctors in London, United Kingdom for check-up. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in an interview with journalists. Shehu said it was not true ...

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Why more young Africans are going to Europe – Mo Ibrahim


Billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim’s foundation said on Friday that lack of jobs and disillusion with political leaders may form a “toxic brew” driving more young Africans to migrate or join violent extremist groups. According to a report by the foundation, Africa’s booming young population could destabilise countries across the continent ...

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Indian police make sixth arrest over attack on Nigerians


Police have made a sixth arrest in connection with a brutal mob attack on Nigerian students in northern India that rights groups labelled a hate crime, an officer said Friday. The students were thrashed with sticks and metal chairs in Greater Noida in a vicious assault that was captured on ...

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UK deports 23 Nigerians over immigration offences

PIC.6. Nigerians deported from the United Kingdom sorting their luggage on their arrival at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos on Wednesday (1/2/17).
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The United Kingdom Government on Friday deported 23 Nigerians for various immigration offences in the country. The all male deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 6 am in a chartered aircraft. The spokesman for the Nigeria Police Force, Lagos Airport Command, Joseph Alabi, confirmed the ...

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Something is wrong, this is not the Buhari we know – Jibrin


A former Chairman of the House ‘of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Thursday, questioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s “inaction” following recent face-off between the Senate and the executive. The Senate have twice rejected the President’s nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial ...

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See the Surprising Number of Nigerians Currently Living Abroad


The official number of Nigerians currently living abroad has been revealed by the office of the SSA to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and The Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Thursday announced that there were currently about 15 ...

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I Have Seen Your N*kedness – Stephanie Otobo Painfully Mocks Apostle Suleman Following N1billion Law Suit (VIDEO)


Canada-based Nigerian singer, Stephanie Otobo has responded to the publicized law suit against her and Sahara Reporters over defamation. Earlier yesterday, it was reported that the founder and General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman has filed a lawsuit against his alleged mistress, Stephanie Otobo, and ...

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