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Spain reacts to release of 82 Chibok schoolgirls


The Government of Spain has applauded the Federal Government of Nigeria over the recent release of over 80 Chibok Schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents three years ago from their school dormitory in Borno State. In a statement released in Abuja on Wednesday, Spain expressed joy and satisfaction at the ...

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Enahoro’s son, Kenneth dies at 63


Kenneth Enahoro, first son of Nigeria’s foremost anti-colonial and pro-democracy activist, late Chief Anthony Enahoro is dead. Kenneth passed on, Sunday, in Benin, at the age of 63. Addressing newsmen in Benin, yesterday, immediate younger brother to the deceased, Eugene Enahoro, said his elder brother led a fulfilled life and ...

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Nnamdi Kanu insists he won’t give up on Biafra

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The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, and Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has told all those who cares to listen that he would never to give up his agitation for Biafra. He said this in Enugu, where he paid a ‘thank you visit’ to the leaders of ...

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One of the victims of the Calabar Viewing Centre Tragedy buried amidst tears


One of the victims of the Calabar Viewing Centre Electrocution Tragedy, Mr Ebuka Francis Ejiofor has been laid to rest. Francis was amongst those who died from electrocution after a cable fell a viewing centre in Calabar. Details was sent to us with the caption: Rest In Perfect Peace””””””””””””(R.I.P)”””””””””” Soccer ...

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Court orders I-G to pay N4m for violation of right


An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Monday ordered the Inspector-General of Police to pay N1 million each to four men for violation of their fundamental right. The men, Ozor Okolocha, Elvis Obiaku, Edward Onyenoknone and Imoni Micah hail from Ase-Omuku in Ndokwa East local government area of Delta. The respondents ...

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Philippines drug war under fire at UN rights council


People listen to a speech delivered by Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte shown on a screen during the universal periodic review of the Philippines by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on May 8, 2017 at the UN offices in Geneva. The Philippines’ record is ...

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Committee urges stakeholders to ensure sanity in IDP’s camps


The National Logistic Committee on Distribution of Relief Material to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) has called on agencies to always ensure sanity among residents. Mr Abdulkadir Azarema, Chairman of the committee, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin, Edo state on Monday that this would bring about harmony ...

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U.S. raises hope for return of $500m Abacha loot


Efforts to recover some $500 million worth of United States-based proceeds of corruption traced to Nigeria’s former Head of State, the late General Sani Abacha have taken a positive turn. The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria yesterday, in an electronic mail exchange with The Guardian confirmed it would transmit to President ...

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MASSOB to Mark Biafra Independence Day on May 22


The Biafra secession cause appears to be very much strong as the Igbo Nation will be observing a historical independence day later this month. The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has declared May 22 as Biafra Independence Day across the country, urging all Igbos worldwide ...

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Ikoyi N43.4m: FG May Seize Osborne Towers Apartment

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Following the shocking discovery of a whopping sum of N15 billion hidden in an Ikoyi apartment, it has been revealed that the whole building might be seized by the Federal Government. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is considering pushing for the seizure of apartment 7B at Osborne Towers, ...

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In Photos: Newly Released Chibok Schoolgirls Arrive Abuja.


82 Chibok schoolgirls who were released by Boko Haram Terrorists have arrived Abuja to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who confirmed this development on his twitter handle, said the Chief of Staff to the President, ...

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N22.8bn fraud: N677.6m diverted from NAF’s account – EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s prosecution witness, Toyin Owobo, in the trial of former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd), and 10 others over an alleged fraud of N22.8 billion, has given account of how N677,6777,085 was allegedly diverted from the coffers of the Nigerian ...

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