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Book Launch: Niger-Delta Amnesty Influenced Boko Haram – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday stated that Niger Delta amnesty programme influenced insurgency in the north east, describing the programme is a failure. Obasanjo also stated that Jonathan’s administration’s approach to curbing the activities of the militants “had taken the form of throwing money at the problem, particularly stuffing the pockets and bank of the…

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Falling Oil Price Could Breed Political Instability – Experts

Analysts have continued to predict hard times for countries like Nigeria whose foreign exchange income is largely dependent on oil export. They fear that the steady decline in prices of crude oil poses great danger for them. According to The New York Times, the price of crude oil continued to collapse on Monday, plunging to…

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2015 Presidency:Nigeria is set for Break up as the battle line is drawn between Buhari B/H Sponsor Vs clueless Jonathan

By Dapo Akinrefon, Gbenga Oke, Levinus Nwabughiogu & Monsur Olowoopejo LAGOS—WITH 3,430 votes, former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), yesterday, trounced his four opponents to emerge the 2015 presidential candidate of the main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). His main challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, a former vice-president, got 954 votes to come third…

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Atiku concedes defeat, Congratulates the Chief sponsor of Boko Haram Muhammadu Buhari

Says he’s committed to success of APC in 2015 pollsBy Soni Daniel Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Gen. Muhammadu Buhari for emerging victorious in the keenly contested presidential primary election of All Progressives Congress (APC). Atiku in a concession statement by his media office in Lagos Thursday said that Gen. Muhammadu Buhari ran…

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Double bombing rocks Jos, 13-year-old with suicide vest held

At least 31 people were killed in a double bombing in the Nigerian city of Jos on Thursday, while a 13-year-old girl in an explosives vest was arrested in the northern city of Kano. The blasts in Jos happened at a makeshift market near the Terminus bus station, which had been set up after a…