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[Opinion]: By 2023, APC Would Have Completely Ruined Nigeria – Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

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Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum, has alleged that by 2023, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will have wrecked Nigeria. He stated this during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday. Baba-Ahmed said the party that will take over from APC would have a huge challenge. He attributed the current security crisis to leadership failure,...

Just In: Killer of Akwa Ibom Job Seeker Pleads guilty to Murder, Not Guilty to Rape Charge

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Uduak Akpan on Monday pleaded guilty to the murder of Iniubong Umoren, the Akwa Ibom woman who was lured out of her home with a fake job interview. He was arraigned before a State High Court judge in Uyo. Miss Umoren was raped and killed in April in the outskirts of Uyo by Mr Akpan who the police in Akwa Ibom...

Germany To Return Over 7,000 Benin artefacts to Nigeria by October – Official

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No fewer than 7,000 artefacts plundered from Benin Kingdom are expected to be repatriated by Germany to Nigeria not later than October, Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said. The Permanent Secretary, Gabriel Aduda, disclosed this at the Inaugural Nigerian Cultural Show exhibiting Nigeria’s diverse cultural heritage, sites and traditional festivals held at the Cultural Centre, Nigeria House, New York. Mr Aduda also...

Man Who Delivered N30m Ransom to Kidnappers of Islamiyya School kids Abducted By Bandits

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A man identified as Kasimu Barangana, has been abducted by the bandits who kidnapped 138 pupils of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina, in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, on May 30, when he and seven other members of the Tegina community were sent to deliver N30 million ransom to the bandits in the forest. The money, according to...

Nigerian Refineries Record N10.3bn Loss in 2 Months

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Three government-owned refineries being run by The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have reported a N10.3billion loss in the first two months of 2021. According to the most recent NNPC Monthly Financial Operations Report (MFOR) the refineries recorded total revenue of N581 million but had an operating cost of N10.9 billion. The three refineries are Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company (WRPC) Port Harcourt...

Opinion: Tunde Bakare Faults Arrest and Trial of Kanu, Igboho

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The General Overseer, Citadel Global Community Church (formerly called The Latter Rain Assembly) Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has launched a scathing critique on the clampdown on the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, and Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo (a.k.a Sunday Igboho). According to the cleric, the federal government has replaced the search for justice with intimidation...

BREAKING: Buhari leaves Abuja Monday for Education Summit in London, to meet Doctors For check up

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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday travel to the United Kingdom to participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025. The President will also visit his doctors after the summit for medical check-up. This was contained in a statement issued on Monday morning by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief...

10 Pirates Bag 48 Years Imprisonment Under SOPMO Act, For Hijacking Chinese Vessel

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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, last weekend, sentenced 10 pirates to a total of 48 years each in prison under the Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime Offences, SPOMO, Act, for hijacking a Chinese fishing vessel, FV Hai Lu Feng II, in May 2020. Justice Ayokunle Faji convicted the defendants 12 years each on all four counts as...

Ooni of Ife Rallies Yorubas Over Igboho’s Arrest

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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enita Ogunwusi, has constituted a 28-man committee to brainstorm on the issues surrounding the arrest of Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho. Igboho has been at the forefront of agitation for self-independence for Yoruba ethnic group in the last few months. Our Source gathered that Igboho was arrested by Interpol in Cotonou, Benin Republic...

Court Orders American Music Producer Dr Dre To Pay His Wife $300,000 Monthly As Spousal Support

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American music producer, Andre Young, better known as Dr Dre has to pay the sum of $300,000 (N151 million) to his wife, Nicole Young as monthly spousal support. The music producer and businessman was in court for a hearing with his wife this week. According to legal documents, obtained on Thursday, July 22, the music mogul must make the monthly payments as...

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