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Daily Archives: July 21, 2018

Adaka Boro Avengers (ABA)

We Will Declare Niger Delta Republic On October 1 – Adaka Boro Avengers

Militant group, Adaka Boro Avengers (ABA), through its spokesperson Edmos Ayayeibo, has vowed to carry out their threat of declaring their republic on October 1. According to the group's statement, the Nigerian State has lost its unity, and to save [...]

August 1, 2017 Government and politics
Femi Fani Kayode

“You Can’t Stop Nnamdi Kanu From Holding A Rally In Lagos” – FFK

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, says those who are kicking against IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu's planned visit to Lagos are talking Bunkum. Kanu announced last Sunday that he will be coming to Lagos to hold one of his rallies. [...]

August 1, 2017 Government and politics
currency exchange rates

The Currency Exchange Rates For Today, August 1, 2017

The currency exchange rates for today, August 1, 2017,   [...]

August 1, 2017 Economy
ex-President Goodluck Jonathan

Three cops held for stealing Jonathan’s TVs, fridges, others

The police authorities have detained three policemen following the reported theft of household items at the former residence of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in Gwarimpa Estate, Abuja. Our correspondent gathered on Monday that the policemen would soon face orderly room trial [...]

August 1, 2017 Government and politics
Biafran group declares secession

Biafran group declares secession, names Utomi, Soludo, Gana, others in ‘cabinet’

One of the pro-Biafran groups, the Biafra Zionist Federation, on Monday, in Enugu, declared the secession of the ‘Republic of Biafra’ from Nigeria. Biafra takes off as an independent country on Tuesday (today), August 1, 2017, according to BZM leader, [...]

August 1, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria lost at least N9.74 billion in 2016

Nigeria loses N9.74b to public holidays in one year

Nigeria lost at least N9.74 billion in 2016 as a result of multiple public holidays observed during the year. The Guardian’s investigation revealed that in 2016 alone, about 15 national public holidays were observed, excluding others declared in some states. [...]

August 1, 2017 Economy
Nigeria - Saving our bridges from collapse

Nigeria – Saving our bridges from collapse

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has raised the alarm that gridlocks created by tankers, including other articulated vehicles on bridges in Lagos and other major cities are dangerous and capable of damaging them. The Lagos State Sector Commander, Mr [...]

August 1, 2017 Economy
Christian Association of Nigeria

Presidency commends CAN’s message to Buhari

Presidency has described as “touching and thoughtful,” a message received from the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) expressing joy at the news of President Muhammadu Buhari’s recovery from illness. In a statement in Abuja on Monday, Malam Garba Shehu, Senior [...]

August 1, 2017 Government and politics
Arewa Youth

Breaking: Arewa Youths back out, to withdraw quit notice order to Ndigbo

The Arewa Youths Coalition has said it would withdraw the quit order it gave to Ndigbo to vacate all northern states before October 1st. The northern group’s spokesperson, Abdulaziz Suleiman, said they would withdraw the statement this week. The group [...]

August 1, 2017 Government and politics
Muhammadu Buhari

Restructuring: The Southwest has troubled Nigeria since 1953 -Yakasai

Buhari’s handlers have not managed his health issues well Elder-statesman, Tanko Yakassai, 91 is among the very few Nigerians around with political origins antecedents from pre-independent Nigeria. With a dose of human right activism, Yakasai is a voice that has [...]

August 1, 2017 Government and politics
Senator Shehu Sani

APC in trouble in Kaduna – Sen. Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has appealed to the national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rescue the party from destruction in Kaduna state. The Kaduna Central APC senator told journalists on Monday in Abuja, after a closed-door meeting [...]

August 1, 2017 Government and politics
Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona

I am alive, hale and hearty: Awujale

Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, the Awujale of Ijebuland, in Ogun State, is alive, hale and hearty, contrary to widespread rumours about his demise. The 83-year old monarch, who is spending his 57th year on the throne was reported to have [...]

August 1, 2017 Government and politics