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Iyabo said I was going to die in office – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that his eldest daughter, Iyabo, told him he was going to die in office. The former President also said his daughter said if that should happen, she would not weep for him. The former President said he, nevertheless, replied his daughter that such would not mean anything to him…

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Pilgrimage: Debtor states, LGs, others to spend N70bn

State governments, including those that owe workers’ salaries, organisations and individuals will spend nothing less than N70bn on the 2015 pilgrimages to Mecca and Jerusalem. The Federal Government, states and local governments, spend huge amount of public funds on sponsoring Muslim and Christian pilgrims to Jerusalem and Mecca annually. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria…

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Worsening cases of Boko Haram terrorists attacks under the current terrorist Buhari Administration

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said what Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu interpreted as the worsening cases of Boko Haram attacks under the current Administration are actually the desperate pangs of a dying monster.In a statement issued in Lagos on Friday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said if the…

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Nigeria’s Anti-Drug Agency Seizes $2.1 Million

“Preliminary investigation conducted by the Assets and Financial Investigation Directorate of the NDLEA revealed that Ibiteye’s action is in contravention of the money laundering prohibition Act 2011 as amended,” the NDLEA said. Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have seized $2.1 million from suspected money launderers at the local wing of the…

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Synagogue Building Had No Approved Plan, Says Coroner

Coroner yesterday indicted the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) for the collapse of its guest house on September 12, last year. He ordered that the church “be investigated and proceeded against, under the law, by the relevant authority for not possessing necessary building permits”.Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe recommended that Oladele Ogundeji and Akinbela Fatiregun of…

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Military arrests ‘mastermind’ of Jos, Zaria bomb attacks

The Army yesterday said the suspected mastermind of the bomb and gun attacks in Jos, Plateau State and Zaria, Kaduna State, had been arrested.The announcement came as the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) announced that it lost 37 members to the Zaria blast.A statement by the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman,…

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Boko Haram offers to swap prisoners with Chibok Girls

Boko Haram extremists are offering to free more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped from a boarding school in exchange for the release of militant leaders held by the government, a ‘negotiator’ told The Associated Press. He said Boko Haram’s offer is limited to the girls whose mass abduction in April 2014 ignited worldwide outrage and…

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More Death in the Contraption called Nigeria As -37 Teachers died in Zaria Blast, Says NUT

Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) President Micheal Olukoya yesterday said 37 teachers died in Tuesday’s  blast in Sabon-Gari, Zaria, Kaduna State. Olukoya said many other teachers who were victims of the blast are hospitalised in various health centres in the state. According to him, 272 teachers have so far died in the hands of Boko…

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Wanted! A Cleaner for civil service

The monumental rot pervading the federal civil service is a threat to the anti-corruption stance of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. This has forced six deputy directors to sue the Federal Civil Service Commision (FCSC) to court. Deputy Editor Yomi Odunuga and Dele Anofi examine the consequences of the decadence. A GROUP of senior civil…

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Osinbajo: Ekiti Will Benefit From Buhari’s Presidency

Vice President-elect, Prof Yemi Osinbajo .As Yoruba in US Congratulate President-elect, Pledges Supports By Olakiitan Victor in Ado Ekiti The Vice President Elect, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has assured the people of Ekiti State of immense benefits  under Major Gen Muhammadu Buhari’[s presidency.  Osinbajo, who made the statement in Omuo Ekiti on Wednesday , said the…