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Ozubulu Catholic Church Massacre Released

Names Of Victims Of Ozubulu Catholic Church Massacre Released

Catholic Church release names of victims of Ozubulu massacre The Catholic Church has released the names of victims of Sunday’s attack which left many worshipers at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State dead, while several others [...]

August 10, 2017 Religion
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Buratai Decorates Soldiers With Gallantry Medals

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai  has on Tuesday, 8th August 2017 presented gallantry awards medals to 2 officers and 63 soldiers serving of 151 Task Force Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, for [...]

August 10, 2017 Military
Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan denies squandering over N11trn on electricity

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the report that he was among the past Nigerian leaders who wasted over N11tn on electricity. The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, had on Wednesday disclosed how over N11 trillion meant for [...]

August 10, 2017 Power

UN Security Council calls for disbursement of Oslo fund to Nigeria, others

The UN Security Council on Wednesday called for the disbursement of the funds pledged for the North-east Nigeria at the Oslo Conference on Boko Haram in February. The 15-member council, in a statement, expressed grave concern about the threat of famine [...]

August 10, 2017 International
Nollywood Actors

#ResumeOrResign: Nollywood actor Jim Iyke joins protesters, says Nigeria now the joke of Africa

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, has lamented the current state of the nation and also joined in the clamour for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari.   The actor who joined the #ResumeOrResign protest on Wednesday at its convergence point in [...]

August 10, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu reveals those to be arrested with him

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu reveals those to be arrested with him

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has told those calling for his arrest to go after the likes of Tanko Yakassai, Ango Abdulahi and other Fulanis who have been making inciting comments. The IPOB leader [...]

August 10, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Arrest Kanu now or we shut government activities in Abuja Northern Group

Arrest Kanu now or we shut government activities in Abuja – Northern Group

Following the lapse of its 10-day ultimatum to the federal government to order the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, a northern youth group on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest in Abuja. Scores [...]

August 10, 2017 Government and politics
Obasanjo Sharia

How ‘self-serving’ Sharia could have become disaster for Nigeria – Obasanjo

A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has given an insight into how his handling of the sharia law introduced in some states of the north during his administration averted a disaster for Nigeria. The insight is contained in a book [...]

August 10, 2017 Law
What I discussed with President in London – Sports minister, Dalung

What I discussed with President in London – Sports minister, Dalung

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung has narrated his encounter with President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Dalung, who took to his Facebook wall, said he had a brief meeting with the President at Abuja House. Following his encounter [...]

August 10, 2017 Government and politics
Many feared dead as Fulani herdsmen battle Benue community

Many feared dead as Fulani herdsmen battle Benue community

Several persons have been reportedly killed while a police station was badly damaged in Otukpa, Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State in a clash between suspected Fulani Herdsmen and villagers. Several persons were injured and rendered homeless in the attack that [...]

August 10, 2017 Government and politics
Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem

Nigerian Kazeem guilty in US for $7m fraud

A Nigerian, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem,  accused of obtaining more than 125,000 stolen taxpayer identities from across the United States has been convicted in federal court in Oregon. He was found guilty on 19 counts of mail and wire fraud, aggravated [...]

August 10, 2017 International
Buhari

Law and the politics of Buhari’s return

A FEW days ago, a handful of Nigerians led by Charles Oputa aka Charlie Boy, the eccentric –or better enfant terrible- son of the late legal luminary, Justice Chukwudifa Oputa staged a ‘peaceful’ protest in Abuja calling on President Buhari [...]

August 10, 2017 Law
Mr Abubakar Mohammed

Families of slain police officers get N12.8m

Mr Abubakar Mohammed, Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 5, with headquarters in Benin, has presented 10 cheques worth N12.8 million to families of 10 deceased officers. A statement by Mr Emeka Iheanacho, the Zone’s Police Public [...]

August 10, 2017 Government and politics
Saraki

Saraki refunds pension money to Kwara

The Secretary to Kwara State Government (SSG), Alhaji Isiaka Gold, on Wednesday said Senate President, Bukola Saraki has returned all monies paid to him as pension back to the coffers of the state government. The SSG made this known on [...]

August 10, 2017 Government and politics
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