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Apr 12, 2021

JUST IN: Imo Catholic priest regains freedom

The kidnapped Imo State Catholic priest, Rev. Prof. Izu Marcel Onyeocha has regained freedom. The priest’s release was contained in a short statement issued...

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Apr 09, 2021

Imo jailbreak: Police arrest one escapee in Akwa Ibom

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom has arrested one David Ubong, one of the inmates set free when suspected hoodlums attacked a correctional centre in Owerri. A...

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Apr 08, 2021

BREAKING: National Sports Festival continues in Edo – FG

The Federal Government has declared the 20th ongoing National Sports Festival in Edo State will continue as planned. It countered the announcement by the Loc...

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Apr 06, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari appoints Baba Ag. IGP

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced DIG Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP). According to the Minister of Police Affairs, Maig...

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Apr 06, 2021

Odumakin a dogged fighter, patriot, says Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said the late Afenifere spokesman Yinka Odumakin was a dogged fighter for justice and...

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Apr 01, 2021

Police disperse pro-Okorocha summit in Imo

There was tension on Wednesday in Owerri, the Imo State capital, as officers from the police command forced organisers of a summit in honour of former Governor...

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Apr 01, 2021

FEC okays N30.77b for projects in five ministries

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednrsay approved various contracts worth over N30.77 billion for projects in five ministries. The ministers, whose mi...

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April, Public Holidays to mark this year’s Easter Celebration. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rau...

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: President Buhari departs for London

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday afternoon departed Nigeria for London, United Kingdom. The president flew in one of the jets in the presidential fleet...

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: Abia Deputy Chief of Staff dies

Deputy Chief of Staff to Abia Governor, Chief Agwu Ukpai, is died. Ukpai’s death was said to have shaken members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and th...

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Mar 30, 2021

Lawan: I didn’t support tenure elongation for Buhari

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has debunked reports which alleged that he is favourably disposed to support a tenure extension for President Muhammadu Buhari....

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari presides over security meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a security meeting inside the Executive Council Chambers of the State House in Abuja. The meeting is holding jus...

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: Sunshine players protest over unpaid salaries

Players of Sunshine Stars of Akure on Tuesday morning protested non-payment on three months salaries and other allowances. The protesting players said they h...

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari orders crack down on bandits, kidnappers

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the service chiefs and other security and intelligence coordinators of the nation to mark and take out bandits, kidnapper...

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Mar 30, 2021

Man jailed for issuing dud cheques

A 49-year-old man, Gabriel Akinsanmi has been sentenced to four years imprisonment for issuance of dud cheque, contrary to Section 1(1)(b) of the Dishonoured Ch...

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Mar 30, 2021

Court orders prompt hearing of suit against Appeal Court Justices’ appointment

The Federal High Court has ordered accelerated hearing of a suit seeking to stop the National Judicial Council (NJC) and others from appointing more Justices fo...

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Mar 29, 2021

Imo monarch attacks Okorocha inside plane

There was a mild drama inside the business class section of Air Peace at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri on Sunday, as the former chairman of...

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Mar 25, 2021

JUST IN: Benue school principal suspended over alleged student brutality

Principal of Mt St Gabriel’s Secondary School Makurdi, Father John Asen, has been directed to proceed on administrative leave with immediate for alleged brutali...

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Mar 24, 2021

‘360 housing units in Lagos ready’ •Committees for Epe lagoon

Lagos State Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu will commission Housing Scheme located at Igbogbo in Ikorodu today Commissioner for Housing Moruf Akinderu-Fa...

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Mar 24, 2021

NESG launches debt roundtable

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) have launched the Debt Management Roundtable to help Nigeria a...

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