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Anti-Corruption War: EFCC Urges Buhari To Reform Judiciary


President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to carry out far-reaching reforms in the country’s judiciary if his anti-corruption war is to succeed. The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde, who made the call on Monday at a two-day workshop on Budget Monitoring and Tracking, organized for ...

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Boko Haram ‘under siege’ as Nigeria rescues 178 hostages


Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) – Nigeria’s military said Monday it had “besieged” Boko Haram positions in the Islamist militant group’s northeastern heartland after setting free 178 hostages, mainly women and children. The ongoing operation has led to the capture of a Boko Haram commander, according to the army, while a “large ...

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Kaduna provides 77 patrol vehicles , 50 motorcycles to Police

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Kaduna State Government has procured 77 Hilux vehicles to assist the police in maintaining law and order in the state. Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i, who disclosed this during a working visit to the Police Command Headquarters in Kaduna, also pledged to provide 50 motorcycles to the command. The governor said the ...

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Probe: Don’t humiliate Jonathan, Igbo group warns Buhari


Igbo Leaders of Thought, a body of eminent Igbo personalities, has warned that the plan to probe the immediate past federal government should not be a ploy to humiliate political opponents of President Muhammadu Buhari, including former President Goodluck Jonathan. The group, led by constitutional lawyer, Professor Ben Nwabueze, also ...

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Obama dines with Kenyan family


US President Barack Obama’s gathered with members of his extended family in Nairobi Friday, kicking off a two day visit to his father’s native Kenya. Obama’s familial connections to the East African nation were on display as soon as Air force One touched down in Nairobi, with the president’s sister ...

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OIL THEFT: Buhari to probe military JTF in Niger Delta


Indications emerged on Friday that President Muhammadu Buhari would probe the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta as part of the drives to fish out oil thieves under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Buhari, at an interactive session with Nigerians in the Diaspora at the Nigerian Embassy ...

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Dickson cancels ex-militants’ meeting as MEND dumps Tompolo


Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, on Friday cancelled the proposed meeting of ex-militant leaders in the Niger Delta called by the leader of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo. The meeting was earlier scheduled for Saturday (today) in Yenagoa, the ...

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OBASANJO: Why I Allowed Abacha To Arrest Me


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed the reasons why he allowed himself to be arrested by the Abacha regime despite many opportunities to escape and accept an offer of political asylum by the United States. Obasanjo was among the opposition lights that were against the regime of the late Head ...

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Fani-Kayode Reacts To President Buhari’s Rejection Of Gay Marriage


The Director of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for standing up against same-sex marriage during his recent visit to the United States. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, had ...

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PHOTOS: Mad Man Turns Bus Stop Shelter To Home


This is meant to be a bus-stop shelter at First Bank Junction (Between Airforce and Rumuomasi) in Port Harcourt but it has obviously been taken over by debris and trash ‘painstakingly collected’ over months by a popular lunatic in the area who feels his ‘dream home’ needed to be built ...

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MUST READ: Patience Jonathan Humiliated At Port Harcourt Airport


Barely two months after the exit of her husband from office, former First Lady and wife of immediate past president, Dame Patience Jonathan has allegedly suffered ignominy and molestation at the hands of security operatives and aviation officials at the Port Harcourt International airport. Dame Jonathan, who was on her ...

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Obama returns to country of his father


The first time he came to Kenya, they called him Barry. When he returned 14 years later, they called him senator, but hailed him as more of a king. Thousands of people lined freshly paved roads and sang jubilant songs, including many young boys who were named in his honor. ...

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Loot recovery: Clark backs Buhari


Ijaw leader and former Information Minister, Chief Edwin Clark, has thrown his weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war especially in the recovery of about $150 billion oil money stashed away in foreign banks. The octogenarian noted that corruption which has become systematic and endemic, has slowed down Nigeria’s progress ...

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Three-year-old goes missing after aunt went for party


The whereabouts of a three-year-old boy, Mubarak Ogunlewe, who lives in Papa Alfa, Asese-Ibafo, in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, is still unknown a month after he went missing. It was learnt that Ogunlewe had been living with his aunt, Alhaja Taibat Bello, since March last ...

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