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Oshiomhole is a liar, says Sylva

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Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Thursday described the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, as a liar and a mischievous person. Sylva spoke in response to Oshiomhole’s claim that the former governor disrupted the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, ...

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I slept on bare floor for four days – Olu Falae

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A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, says he slept on bare floor for the four days that he was held in kidnappers’ den. Falae, who was released on Thursday after being kidnapped allegedly by some Fulani herdsmen on Monday, on his farm in Ilado ...

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We bribed INEC REC with N15 million – Gaidam

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The Yobe State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 adjourned the case brought by Adamu Maina Waziri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of the All Progressives Congress (APC) until Wednesday, October 21, 2015. Waziri had alleged that Governor Gaidam,through ...

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Photos:Student Becareful,Ritualists Now Attacking Schools

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This happened today. These two men came to a school in alakuko area of Lagos well dressed. The bigger one was pleading with the principal in her office for his wife in labour which was obliged with 1000naira. According to the eyewitness, they dropped 200naira without anyone suspecting. But a ...

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Police press statement on the rescue of Chief Olu Falae

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Police releases statement on the rescue of Chief Olu Falae. Read below.. The rescue of Chief Olu Falae from his captives on September 24th, 2015 was made possible as the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, fdc NPM coordinated both aerial and land operations to ensure the freedom of ...

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FCT Needs More Cardiology Hospitals – Expert

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A senior consultant cardiologist, Apollo Hospital, India, Dr. Rajeeve Kumar Rajput, has called for the establishment of more coronary health facilities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in view of the rising incidences of coronary diseases globally. Speaking to journalists yesterday in Abuja, the expert decried the low rate of ...

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Ban Ki Moon Welcomes Reinstatement Of Burkina Faso President

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on Wednesday welcomed the reinstatement of President Michel Kafando and the transitional institutions in Burkina Faso. Ban, in a statement in New York, commended the efforts undertaken by ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, including the high-level mediation team, towards the early resolution of the political ...

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PMB Urged To Improve Nigeria’s Education System

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President Mohammadu Buhari has been urged to do everything within the disposal of his administration to improve the educational system of the country. Making this plea while speaking at a just-concluded Annual General Convention of the Nigerian in the Diaspora Organization (NIDOA) in Atlanta Georgia, one of the delegates, Mrs ...

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Sallah: Traditional Ruler Escapes Assassination In Kogi

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Alhaji Ahmadu Yakubu, the Ejeh of Ankpa and Chairman, Ankpa Area Traditional Council in Kogi, on Thursday, narrowly escaped assassination by gunmen. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the alleged assassination attempt occurred at Eti-Aja Eid prayer ground in Ankpa, where the traditional ruler, in company of other ...

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Hoodlums Disrupt Eid-el-Kabir Prayer In Ilorin, Attack Saraki

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Hoodlums who disguised as worshippers on Thursday disrupted the Eid el-kabir prayers in Ilorin and attacked Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki, with stones and sachet water, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The situation also prevented the Chief Imam from delivering his annual sermon just as the emir also ...

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Jamarat Stampede: 717 Pilgrims Die, 805 Others Injure

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No fewer than 717 pilgrims died and 805 others injured on Thursday in a stampede on the way to the Jamrat complex (stoning site) in Mecca, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Saudi Civil Defence Corps said that the exact cause of the accident could not be easily ...

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Doctor sells week-old baby to couple for N300,000

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The police in Lagos have arrested a trado-medical doctor ─ Olawale Onalaja ─ for allegedly selling a week-old baby to a couple for N300,000 in the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos. PUNCH Metro learnt that the couple, Dele and Oluwakemi Ayangbile, who had also been arrested by the police, allegedly ...

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Evil Lady Kidnaps Own Sister’s 3 Kids, Sells 2 Off In Abuja

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The Police Headquarters in Abuja recently paraded one Faith Nuhu and five others who specialised in child kidnapping and sale of children. The suspects, among them, a medical doctor, were arrested after Faith Nuhu, kidnapped three of her sister’s children but ended up selling two of them at N600,000 to ...

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Akpabio Returns From Medical Trip Abroad

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Senator Godswill Akpabio has returned from a medical trip to the United Kingdom. The former Governor of Akwa Ibom State traveled abroad for treatment following a car crash which he was involved in last month. Akpabio, who is currently the Minority Leader of the Senate, was involved in a car ...

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