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IPOB Declares May 30 As Sit- At- Home Day

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared May 30, 2018 sit –at- home day in remembrance of the Biafra struggle, victims of Fulani herdsmen, Boko Haram violence and those who died in the hands of security agencies in Nigeria over the years. IPOB media and publicity secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful, who announced the date Friday, called on the people ...

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2019: Many Critics Of Buhari Will Be Framed Like Dino, Sani – Group

Pro-democracy and good governance group, Concerned Nigerians, has alleged that many critics of President Muhammadu Buhari will be framed in 2019. The group also claimed that both the Senators representing Kogi West and Kaduna Central, Dino Melaye and Shehu Sani, respectively, were framed because they have been Buhari’s critics and hence, that they have either suffered and or are still ...

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Four Suicide Bombers Killed In Failed Attack In Borno

The Police Command in Borno said four Boko Haram terrorists were killed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) strapped to their bodies in Mainari Kanuri and Shua villages in Konduga Local Government Area of the state. The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Edet Okon, disclosed this in a statement released in Maiduguri on Friday. “Three of the suicide bombers ...

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Buhari Leaves For Daura

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Friday afternoon, traveled to his home town Daura, Katsina State after the weekly juma`at service at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Buhari returned to Nigeria Thursday night after what his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu described as `technical stopover` in London after his meeting with the American President, Donald Trump on Monday. The presidential spokesman had explained that ...

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Melaye Retained In Police Detention

Senator Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, has been denied bail in the case of an alleged conspiracy and aiding of jailbreak. The lawmaker was brought to court in a police ambulance around 9:17 am. However, before his arrival, heavily armed policemen took positions within and outside the court premises. As the case commenced, ...

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Black Panther Hits Multiple Nominations

Trailblazing super hero movie, Black Panther has become one of the highest-grossing motion pictures of all time, on Thursday led nominations for the MTV Movie and TV Awards. The action movie about the fictional African kingdom of Wakanda led with seven nominations including Best Movie for the June 18 awards, which will be decided by public voting. Placing second with ...

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Taraba Tanker Accident Claims Ten Lives

Police in Taraba on Thursday said death toll in an auto crash involving a petrol tanker and a trailer, which occurred on Wednesday afternoon in Zing town, Zing Local Government Area of the state, has risen to 10. A witness of the accident, Nyanshako Ishaya said a fuel tanker loaded with Petrol, heading to Yola, Adamawa State, crashed into a ...

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Court Fixes May 8 For Election Time Table Case

An Enugu Federal High Court on Thursday fixed May 8 to hear a suit filed by a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Anike Nwoga, to challenge the revision of the Independent National Electoral Commission 2019 election timetable by the National Assembly. Presiding judge, Justice A. M. Liman, set the hearing date after listening to the submissions of some of ...

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Upsets Galore, Three Top Seeds Crash GSL Open

It was  shocks galore  in the quarterfinals of the GSL Open Nigeria F3 Futures on Thursday as the three top-seeds were bundled out of the $25, 000 prize-money event holding in Abuja. Remarkably, all of them were beaten in straight sets. Egyptian prime seed, Youssef Hossam headed the list of high-profile casualties as he stumbled to a 7-6 (8), 6-3 ...

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NGE Salutes Media Heroes On World Press Freedom Day

The Nigeria Guild Of Editors on Thursday, hailed heroes of the profession on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day. A Statement released by the body declsred thus: On this auspicious celebration of the 2018 World Press Freedom Day, we bring warm felicitations to our colleagues and friends across the country and around the world, as they continue to ...

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