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Kemi Adeosun gets new appointment amid NYSC certificate scandal


Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s embattled Minister of Finance, has been elected Chairperson of the Board of the African Export-Import Bank. Her new appointment comes amid a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate scandal. Adeosun was elected during the Annual General Meeting of AFREXIMBANK in Abuja. The bank, which is celebrating its ...

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Buhari jets out of Nigeria Sunday


President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart Abuja for the Netherlands to participate in activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), at The Hague. Femi Adesina, his spokesman, in a statement on Saturday, said Buhari is the only ...

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Obasanjo visits Fani-Kayode in Abuja


Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday visited the Abuja home of former Minster of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode. Obasanjo’s visit was to congratulate the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and his wife, Precious, on the birth of their triplets. Fani-Kayode appreciated the ex-military head of state for taking out time to ...

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What Ooni of Ife, Gov Dickson discussed


Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Babatunde Adeyeye Ogunwusi, (Ojaja II), on Thursday said Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson was an epitome of humility, good leadership and positive virtues. The Ooni spoke during a courtesy call on him by Dickson in his palace at Ile-Ife. The monarch said he ...

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Bishop Kukah reveals what must happen to Northern Nigeria


Mathew Kukah, the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese of the Catholic Church, has said that Northern Nigeria must drastically change. Kukah stated this on Thursday, while speaking at a colloquium organised by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in Abuja. The cleric also described Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara ...

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Thunder kills 3 people in Ogun State (PHOTOS)


Three men died, on Thursday, after being struck by lightning following a downpour in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun. The incident occurred opposite the Otunba Dipo Dina International Stadium road in Ijebu-Ode at about 3 pm. It was gathered that the victims, and a fourth person, had disembarked from their motorcycles and ran ...

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Chinese Government speaks on Buhari’s achievement since 2015

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Chinese Government has spoken on the achievement of President Muhammadu Buhari in his three years in office. The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, H.E. Dr. Zhou Pingjian, commended the Nigeria President for a successful completion and commissioning of the first phase of the Abuja rail transit. Zhou lauded President Buhari in ...

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31 lawyers appointed Senior Advocate of Nigeria [See full list]


The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC) on Thursday, confirmed 31 lawyers as Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN). The list was announced during a briefing at the Supreme Court complex in Abuja. The Secretary of the Committee, Hadizatu Mustapha said the successful candidates will take their oath on September 24. The ...

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Kemi Adeosun Applied For Exemption Certificate – NYSC Breaks Silence


The National Youth Service Corps have spoken on the controversy surrounding the genuineness of the Exemption Certificate tendered by the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. The management of Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Monday, waded into the controversy trailing the authenticity of the Exemption Certificate tendered by the Minister of ...

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