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Nigeria will break into six republics before 2023 – Uwazuruike

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Leader of the Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, and founder of the Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike yesterday claimed that Nigeria would break into six different republics before 2023. According to him, the present ‘pigeonholed six geo-political zones of the country’, namely South-East, South-South, ...

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IGP orders withdrawal of policemen from VIPs

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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, on Monday ordered an immediate withdrawal of police officers attached to some political office holders and very important personalities, VIPs, in the country, citing the security challenges facing Nigeria as reason. Recall that the IGP had stated that the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, ...

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BREAKING: SSANU, NAAT, NASU suspend three month strike

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The non-academic unions of universities, which began an industrial strike since December 4, 2017, has suspended its strike. The Chairman of the Joint Action Committee of the unions, Samson Ugwuoke, announced this decision at a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, noting that “based on extensive consultations with our various organs, ...

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Declare herdsmen terrorists –Soyinka

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Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare killer herdsmen terrorists. Soyinka, who spoke at the maiden edition of the Ripples Nigeria Dialogue in Lagos, yesterday, said he was disturbed that the president was treating the killer herdsmen with levity, while those who have committed far ...

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Ambode bows to pressure, reduces Land Use Charge [See new rates]

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Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led Lagos state government on Thursday announced a major reduction in the Land Use rates and as well waived the penalty for late payments across board. Commissioner for Finance, Mr Akinyemi Ashade, who disclosed this while addressing a press briefing at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa ...

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Another 152 Nigerians Return From Libya

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152 Nigerians have again returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). The migrants returned to the country on Wednesday after failed attempts to cross over to Europe from the North African country. According to the National Emergency Management Agency ...

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Etsu Nupe, Senator Umaru accuse Gov. Bello of nepotism, incompetence

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The Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers and current Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has accused the All Progressives Congress-led government of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of nepotism and incompetence. He alleged that the government of the day and its officials were only interested in their family members and ...

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Stop beating war drums – Itsekiri warns Edwin Clark

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Itsekiri have warned elder statesman and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark to refrain from beating the drums of war for younger generations. A statement by the Itsekiri Leaders of Thought and signed by its Chairman Chief Edward Ekpoko and secretary, Sir Amorighoye Mene, warned that the Ijaw leader should stop ...

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Buhari a top contestant in competition of incompetents – Ezekwesili

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Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘a leading contestant in the competition of the incompetents.’ She accused President Buhari of unduly comparing his incompetence in office with that of his predecessor. Ezekwesili made this known while reacting to President Buhari’s comment that his administration ...

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Police unveils plan to deploy horses for patrol

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The Nasarawa State Police Command has announced plans to reintroduce the use of horses for patrols in parts of the state. The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Bello made the disclosure on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy visit to the traditional ruler of Keana, the Osana, Abdullahi Agbo III. The ...

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Olisa Metuh arrives court on wheelchair, begs to travel to UK

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, on Wednesday, arrived for continuation of his trial before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, in a wheelchair. Metuh was wheeled into the courtroom to continue his defence of the seven-count charge the Economic and ...

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BREAKING: Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as state secretary

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US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, replacing him with the director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo. Thanking Mr Tillerson for his service on Twitter, Mr Trump said the new state secretary would do “a fantastic job”. Mr Tillerson, a former chief executive of ExxonMobil, was ...

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OAP Daddy Freeze unveils logo for his new online church.

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Nigerian controversial on air personality, Daddy Freeze, has in light of his Free The Sheeple movement, pushed his campaign further into a new phase. On Sunday morning, he took to his IG page to unveil the official logo for the online church which he calls ‘Free Nation In Christ Online ...

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