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Northern Agenda: Buhari indicted of Ethnic favoritism in New Acting DG Appointment.

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Haruna Baba Jauro as the new acting DG of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Buhari had only earlier this week appointed Calistus Obi, an Igbo by ethnicity, as acting director general/chief executive of NIMASA and now with no explanation put in someone from the northern…

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Flood: International Electronics Market, Onitsha submerged

Onitsha (Anambra) – No fewer than 120 lock-up shops were submerged by flood at the International Electronics Market, Onitsha, Anambra following a downpour on Friday night. A correspondent, who visited the market on Saturday, observed that electronics and others goods worth N50 million were socked and damaged in the flood. The Chairman of the market…

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Buhari’s payback plan: Unequal Treatments for Nigerians, Constituent’s Vote is the Yardstick

President Buhari has made it known that he will not treat those who voted for him the same he will do those who did not vote him into power. During a question and answer session in the US yesterday, President Buhari made this known. When a female white journalist asked the president how he intended…

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Alleged member of “State of Biafra”: Onyechukwugoziri faces a three-count charge in Lagos

A 51-year-old man, Ozalla Onyechukwugoziri, on Friday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society called the “State of Biafra”. Onyechukwugoziri is facing trial on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy, attending meetings of an unlawful society and belonging to a secret cult. The accused, however,…

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Irony of “One Nigeria”: Hausa Residents Kill Yoruba Man, Youths Vows Retaliation, Hausa flee

There has been tension in Lara, Igbe community, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State after some Hausa thugs allegedly slaughtered a 33-year-old resident, Shola Olaide, during an argument. PUNCH Metro learnt that after the killing, which occurred at about 8pm last Sunday, angry youths went on the rampage threatening to kill all northerners in…

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Witch-hunting Mission: Pedophile-terrorist Buhari targets probe on Jonathan’s govt.

Pedophile-terrorist President Muhammadu Buhari will not extend his corruption probe beyond the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, the Presidency has said. According to a reliable source, Pedophile terrorist Buhari, who just returned from a four-day official visit to the United States, has consistently vowed to investigate and bring to book, persons who looted the…

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Immediate Former First Lady denied access to VIP lounge of the Airport

The wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, was stopped from using the VIP lounge of the Port Harcourt International Airport, barely two months after her husband left office. The former first lady, who was in Port Harcourt for the burial of her late Chief Security Officer (CSO), Tamuno Jacob Igbomie, who was said to…

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Gombe Bus Station Bomb Blast: Again, more than 40 feared dead, others wounded

More than 40 people were feared dead in Gombe city, northeast Nigeria, on Wednesday after a series of bomb blasts ripped through two bus stations, a rescue worker and a witness told AFP. The first blast happened at about 7:30 pm (1830 GMT) near the entrance to the Dadin Kowa terminus, while the second occurred…

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Fears over sluggish IPV6 migration plan in the Zoo

The lack of commitment by Nigeria and other African countries to migrate from Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) to Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6), which is the latest IP address system, has become a source of worry among stakeholders in the region. According to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), the body responsible for the…

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‘Radio Biafra’ opens old wounds, casts long shadow over the Zoo nearly 50 years on

Its name is synonomous with the declaration of independence and updates on the brutal conflict that followed, but nearly 50 years after Nigeria’s civil war, Radio Biafra is again making headlines. The modern-day version—broadcasting online apparently from London and, many suspect, retransmitted inside Nigeria—was taken off air last week after regulators called it illegal. Pedophile…