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Former ECOWAS president, dies at 65

Webby - July 17, 2019

Former President of ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Marcel de Souza. dies at 65 Alain Marcel de Souza, the former president of the ECOWAS Commission, died Tuesday in Paris…

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Edo Assembly rejects House of Reps’ move to disrupt activities

Webby - July 17, 2019

…calls on IGP, DSS, all parties to respect subsisting court order The Edo State House of Assembly has rejected the move by the House of Representatives to…

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NASS confirms new Chief Justice of Nigeria

Webby - July 17, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari had on Thursday requested Mr Muhammad’s confirmation. His request was sequel to the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to make Justice Muhammad…

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Insecurity: PDP Knocks Buhari Over Insensitive Comments

Webby - July 17, 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) criticizes President Muhammadu Buhari for describing the gruesome killings, bloodletting, violence and widespread kidnapping in various parts of our country as “isolated”…

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NAF appoints new Chiefs, redeploys senior officers [FULL LIST]

Webby - July 17, 2019

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public…

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Chidoka Pledges to Raise $30, 000 for Soldiers Killed by Boko Haram

Webby - July 17, 2019

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, will use his birthday to organise a 48 kilometre charity walk on Thursday, July 18, in Abuja to raise the…

NASS orders Obaseki to Issue Fresh Proclamation for Edo Assembly Inauguration
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NASS orders Obaseki to Issue Fresh Proclamation for Edo Assembly Inauguration

Webby - July 17, 2019

The House of Representatives has called on the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to issue fresh proclamation for the inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly.…

BREAKING: Suspected Herdsmen Launch Fresh Attack On Plateau Village Just After Burial Of Victims
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BREAKING: Suspected Herdsmen Launch Fresh Attack On Plateau Village Just After Burial Of Victims

Webby - July 17, 2019

Suspected herdsmen have, again, attacked Hukke village in Miango, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. An eyewitness, Ishaya, told SaharaReporters on the phone on Wednesday. He…

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Gunmen Kidnap Zamfara State Government Officials, One Killed In Kaduna

Webby - July 17, 2019

Gunmen dressed in security uniforms have kidnapped Zamfara state’s top government official, seizing two of his staff and killing his deputy. Agence France Presse reports the kidnapping…

Senate Extends Panel Investigation Of Senator Abbo For Seven Days
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Senate Extends Panel Investigation Of Senator Abbo For Seven Days

Webby - July 17, 2019

The Nigerian Senate has given the panel investigating Senator Elisha Abbo for assaulting a woman in a sex toy shop extra seven days to conclude its investigation.…

Imo to become cleanest state in Nigeria – Gov. Ihedioha
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Imo to become cleanest state in Nigeria – Gov. Ihedioha

Webby - July 17, 2019

Imo State governor, His Excellency Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha, has stated the determination of his administration to make the state the cleanest in the federation. The governor…

Nigeria: Divided Nation, Breakup Inevitable By Bayo Oluwasanmi
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Nigeria: Divided Nation, Breakup Inevitable By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Webby - July 17, 2019

The possible breakup of Nigeria brings on the bone-shaking shivers doctors call rigors. Many writers have detailed how Nigeria is bursting at the seams with ethno-religious, political…

El-Rufai Submits N81bn Supplementary Budget
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El-Rufai Submits N81bn Supplementary Budget

Webby - July 17, 2019

Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna State, has submitted N81bn supplementary budget to the state House of Assembly for ratification.   The house was notified through a…

Buhari Tells Jos People: I Feel Your Pains At This Difficult Moment
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Buhari Tells Jos People: I Feel Your Pains At This Difficult Moment

Webby - July 17, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the families of the victims of the building collapse in Jos, Plateau State, which claimed at least 14 lives. According to…

Madrid signs a star in Tottenham
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Madrid signs a star in Tottenham

Webby - July 17, 2019

Atletico Madrid have found their new right-back in the form of Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier, who has agreed to a four-year deal with Los Rojiblancos and…

Done deal: Barca rejoice over former player’s return
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Done deal: Barca rejoice over former player’s return

Webby - July 17, 2019

It’s good news for Barcelona as former player seals return to Camp Nou. Spanish champions, Barcelona, have completed their fifth signing of the summer following the return…

Osoba’s cold wars and last laugh
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Osoba’s cold wars and last laugh

Webby - July 16, 2019

By Louis Odion, FNGE Growing up, he flirted with boxing. We see a glimpse of that aspiration in the blurry picture of a puny ten-year-old raising a…

Fashola to deliver Lagos Traffic Radio lecture on Thursday
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Fashola to deliver Lagos Traffic Radio lecture on Thursday

Webby - July 16, 2019

The immediate past Minister for Power Works and Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola is billed to deliver the fourth edition of the Lagos Traffic Radio Lecture Series. The…

Fayemi, Opadokun, others for leadership summit
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Fayemi, Opadokun, others for leadership summit

Webby - July 16, 2019

kiti State Governor and Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) Chairman Kayode Fayemi is billed to deliver a keynote lecture on “Leadership and societal justice” at a three-day National…

Voter apathy: Group initiates proactive measure
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Voter apathy: Group initiates proactive measure

Webby - July 16, 2019

By Olanrewaju Adesanya Worried by voter apathy recorded in the last general election, which clearly smears the huge political status of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Ogbeni…