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How Police Arrested Over !00 Rustlers, Armed Robbers

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In what could be described as the biggest harvest of arrest in recent time, the Niger State police Command has paraded no fewer than 104 suspects for various offenses, ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, cattle rustling, ......

List Of Delegation, Led By Soludo to Visit Nnamdi Kanu In Prison

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The leader of the indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, played host to some prominent Nigerians on Tuesday. Former CBN governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo and renowned .....

[PHOTOS]: Residents Tie ‘Juju’ To Electric Pole To Prevent Officials From Disconnecting Them

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Residents of a community in Oyo State have tied a local charm “juju” on their electric pole to scare off officials of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company from disconnecting their electricity cable.



This could be due to their inability to pay the estimated bills they get from......

Senate To Probe NNPC Over N5.1tr Unremitted Subsidy Payment

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The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on Tuesday, resolved to open investigation into Nigeria’s oil manager, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), over N5.1 Trillion collected on subsidy between 2006 and 2015.
Raising a point of order on the matter, Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West), drew the attention of the Senate to the huge amount allegedly collected by NNPC but unaccounted for in the country’s record. Melaye wants the oil company to be thoroughly investigated for......

Rapper To Tour UK, Release Mixtape "Birth Of The Boychild"

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Rapper Saeon Moruda with the 87swags imprint is to head to the UK in a promotional tour of her singles starting with the remix to single  'Aii' due out soon and her "Birth of The BoyChick" - The Mixtape Album.

The tape will see her talent as a....

Nigerian Army Issues Warning To Amnesty International

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The Nigerian Army has again warned Amnesty International against issuing reports attacking the Nigerian military in the country’s war against insurgency and insecurity.




In a statement issued on Monday, February 27 by acting director of defence information Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar and posted to PR Nigeria, the military accused Amnesty International of working against the......

Did Reno Omokri Just Call Amaechi A Monkey???

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A former assistant to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, has described the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi as a “decorated monkey.”



Omokri in an article said ; ”It has been brought to my attention the attack on my person by the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, after I exposed his lies with regards to the.....

Xenophobic Attacks: Senate Summons Foreign Affairs Minister (Video)

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The Nigerian Senate has summoned the foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama to explain what the executive arm of government is doing over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.




The senate also resolved to send a high-powered delegation of Nigerian lawmakers to the South African parliament to find a way to.....

Ex-President Says His Generation Has Failed Nigeria

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Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo says that his generation has failed Nigeria.

Obasanjo made the comment on Monday, February 27, during a seminar organized by the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA). “Look, don’t worry unduly about the mistake the generation before you had......

Toyota To Begin Assembling Cars In Nigeria

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The first set of Nigeria-assembled Toyota cars will be rolled out in a couple of months, The Punch reports.


This was disclosed by the chairman, Toyota Nigeria Limited, Chief Michael Ade-Ojo in Lagos recently. Ade-Ojo made the disclosure at the unveiling of an.....

Revealed: Date For Onnoghen's Confirmation Hearing

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The president of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki revealed during plenary on Tuesday, February 28 that the confirmation hearing for the chief justice would be held on Wednesday.





Recall that the Senate confirmed reception of acting president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo's confirmation letter of.....

Guiness Nigeria: Sustainability Report For 2016

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Guinness Nigeria Plc, has released its Sustainability Report for 2016, reporting its performance on various aspects of its operations, while outlining its sustainability targets for the future. The report was unveiled in Lagos on Wednesday, 15 February, 2017, at a formal ceremony attended by various stakeholder groups and partners such as the.....

Court Stipulates Jail Term Of Nigerian Living Illegally

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A Delhi court has set aside a two-year jail term awarded to a Nigerian national held guilty of residing illegally in India, saying he was not given proper legal guidance. Additional Sessions Judge Vrinda Kumari remanded the case back to the trial court for deciding the matter afresh and granted opportunity to.....

New History Made: See First Nigerian Woman To Build A Private Theatre

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Austen-Peters is the founder of Terra Kulture, a leading art, culture, lifestyle, and educational centre located in Lagos, Nigeria. It is the premier recreational destination. With her involvement in the arts, Austen-Peters noticed that.....

AMVCA 2017 Predictions: Who Should Win, Who Shouldn't

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This year's Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards is less exciting than it has been in past years.There has not been much publicity on the side of the organisers, most of the nominees haven't been all over social media unflaggingly canvassing for votes. It's almost like they don't trust their nominations. But, it's fine, we don't trust the nominations too.


"A Trip to Jamaica" was nominated in more than five categories (including best ....

Popular Nigerian Singer's House Reportedly Gutted By Fire!

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Banky W's home has reportedly been destroyed by fire.The EME boss is reported to have lost properties worth millions of Naira as fire gutted his Lekki home.

The property located along......

Governor Fayose Issues Warning To Igbo People

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The Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose has cautioned the Igbo people not to rely on the words of former president Olusgeun Obasanjo.

In an interview with Sun News, Fayose said the defection of political bigwigs from.....

These Photos Of Omotola Jalade Are So Hot! Check 'Em Out....

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Nollywood diva Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde turned 39 on February 7, 2017.The actress is currently enjoying a birthday get-away in an undisclosed location.


She shared this shot of herself in a Jacuzzi with lighted scented candles surrounding the bathtub.

"Always had the best birthdays even when I.....

The Truth About Xenophobic Attacks, Reasons For Assault

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You Are A Great Liar - Ex-Pres. Jonathan To Amaechi

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Former president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, says Rotimi Amaechi lied over his claim that the country entered into recession because $49 billion went missing from.....

See The 1st Nig. University To Offer Aeronautical Engineering

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the take-off of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Degree programme at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete.

With this approval, KWASU has become the first Nigerian university to institute a degree programme in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, according to........

Donald Trump Is In Big Trouble

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President Donald Trump’s nominee to be Secretary of the Navy, Philip Bilden, has withdrawn from consideration for the post citing concerns about.......

Naira Strengthens Against Dollar

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Recall that the Naira had gained 40 points to trade at N460 per dollar rate from N520 on Friday, February 24, a rate it has maintained.


However, the local currency has appreciated the Pound Sterling to trade at.....

2 Chinese Men Arrested By Nigerian Police

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Two Chinese men, Taolung Shen and Xu Jing Yao have been arrested in Lagos for allegedly importing fake and substandard tyres into Nigeria.


The Chinese company, Sino Nigeria Import and Export Limited’s warehouse, located in Lagos was also sealed up by Standards Organisation of Nigeria (Son). The Nation reports that the......

23 In Poilce Net For Allegedly Hijacking Truck Of Diesel

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The Nigerian police in Lagos on Sunday, February 26, arrested 23 suspected persons, who allegedly hijacked a petroleum tanker laden with 45,000 litres of diesel.




The suspects were said to have attempted to murder an escort attached to the.....

EFCC Begs Nigerians: Report Any Mistaken Bank Alert

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has urged the general public to be good and patriotic citizens by reporting any money deposited mistakenly into their various accounts.




The Commission stated this on their Facebook page when Dr. Aliyu Usman Tilde, an academician, columnist and writer returned a draft of......

Acting President Makes BIG MOVE In The Niger Delta

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday February 23, 2017 made a great move as he was alleged to have released nine Niger Delta agitators who were arrested and detained in connection with renewed agitation in the Niger Delta.





In a statement signed and made available to journalists in Delta, spokesman of the Ijaw Youth Council, Eric Omare, said the released agitators were handed over to.......

This Governor Just Spoke To Pres. Buhari On Phone

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President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken to the Katsina state governor, Aminu Bello Masari on phone.




This was disclosed by the governor when he granted an interview to the VOA Hausa.

According to the governor.....

"We Survive Better During Recession"

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A cross section of the dwellers in Lagos said that they were better poised to survive the high cost of food items being experienced in cities.


Mr Daniel Anthony, a towing vehicle operator who resides at Muti, Lagos said he had converted his undeveloped plots of land to....

See What COZA Pastor Did To OAP, Freeze

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COZA Pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo has blocked OAP, Freeze after he called him out over the bike he posted on his page and reminded him to give an update on Ese Walter's case as he promised.



The drama started after the pastor.....

43 Nigerians have Been Deported from Germany, Others

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About 43 Nigerians were deported from Germany, Belgium and Italy on Thursday night for immigration offences and unruly behavior, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.



The deportees arrived through Hi-Fly chartered Airbus 330 with registration number CS-TQW at....

Witness: How Army General Gave Winners Chapel N35 Million

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A witness in the ongoing trial of Emmanuel Atewe has told the court that the defendant gave N35 million to Living Faith Church popularly known as Winners' Chapel out of N8.5 billion.



Nkem Ahidjo, an Abuja-based businessman said N35 million out of the total amount diverted by Atewe, a retired general and former commander of the Military Joint Task Force, Operation Pulo Shield in.......

This Is Reason Why Nigerians Are Not Receiving The Promised Change

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Senator Dino Melaye has blamed the civil servants for hampering the impact of the change promised by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) through corrupt practices.




Melaye, speaking with the media in Abuja, said that change mantra was not about the APC as a political party but about the way...

Governor Wike Does The Unthinkable After Acting pres. Osinbajo's Visit

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The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has relieved the state commissioner of health, Dr Theophilus Odagme of his appointment.



Briefing journalists after the state executive council meeting on...

From Omoni Oboli: New Offering To Movie Fans

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A new film produced by Omoni Oboli, titled, Okafor’s Law focuses on how certain basic factors affect marital relationships, especially in a developing society. The film, which has generated a lot of attention from Nigerian viewers on social media since the trailer was released a short while ago, also examines the impact of physical intimacies and material wealth on such relationships. Due to hit the cinemas across Nigeria in March, the film parades some notable Nollywood stars, including the likes of Richard Mofe-Damijo, Tina Mba, Halima Abubakar,  Toyin Abraham, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Gabriel Afolayan, Ufuoma McDermott, Kemi Lala Akindoju and Yvonne Jegede, to mention a few.


Still struggling to shrug off a hangover induced by his brief stint in government, Mofe-Damijo proves that he is still relevant in Nollywood by posting a convincing performance in the movie. 




He plays the role of Mr. Omene, a wealthy and dashing businessman who.....

Students Burn Down FUTMinna Clinic

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There was commotion at the Federal university of technology, Minna, Niger state after some students of the institution reportedly set ablaze the clinic on Bossom campus.


The students were said to have gone berserk after a 300l Chemistry Option student, Yeye, died due to lack of the health centre. Yeye was said to have.......

Tension Mounts As Hurricane Trump Set To Hit North Korea Hard

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President Donald Trump of the United States of America, has promised to deal “very strongly” with North Korea.


The fresh threat comes on the heels of Kim Jong Un’s latest missile test which demonstrated progress in his quest to develop longer-range nuclear weapons. Trump called the nation a......

New Music Alert: Milly Kay - Totori (Prod. Mystro)

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In the spirit of the Valentine Season, Countless Dreams Entertainment act - Milly Kay drops​ a new tune dubbed "Totori", for your listening pleasure.



Produced by Mystro and with Fiokee on the guitar strings, Milly Kay exudes a......

Fire Guts Fuel Station In Lagos

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Following the skidding-off of a a tanker loaded with petrol, resulting into a fire, 2 persons are feared dead and some others feared injured at Coconut under bridge, along Apapa road, Lagos state.


About 29 vehicles parked in a mechanic workshop under the bridge were also burnt, while.....

Again: Plice Invites Sahara Reporter's Publisher

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The Nigeria police has again invited the publisher of Sahara Reporter's Omoyele Sowore for a meeting on Monday, February 13 at the State Criminal Investigations Department(SCID) in Lagos.

The police in a text message sent to Sowore's phone said the publisher and his colleagues should.....

See The New Price List Of Drugs After Imposition Of Duty Tax

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The prices of medicines have doubled in pharmacies since the federal government imposes a 20 per cent tax increase on imported medicines.

Vanguard reports that prices of medicines commonly used in....

Nigeria's Acting president To Celebrate Valentine In Imo State

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Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo will be in Imo state today, February 14, for a one-day working visit barring any unforeseen circumstances.


According to a report on Vanguard, Osinbajo will as well commission....

CCB CHAIRMAN IN HOT SOUP

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The Nigerian Senate has summoned the chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau Sam Saba over an abandoned office project worth N8 billion


The Senate also queried the purchase of N5 million......

Linda Ikeji Lied???

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Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo and wife, Adaeze yesterday, Monday 13th welcomed a baby girl.



Yobo announced the good news on his Twitter page, he wrote;......

Whistle-Blower: More Safes Are Yet To be Uncovered

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The whistle-blower in the EFCC's operation against a former managing director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that more safes are yet to be recovered.




Daily Nigerian reports that the whistle blower stated that Andrew Yakubu hid four, not one, safes in strategic places.

It was also gathered that the safes are.....

Photos & Videos: Mortuary Attendants Seize Corpse During Funeral

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On Saturday, February 11, 2017, there was a commotion at the Tema Community 9 Cemetery, when a Mortuary attendant with Tema General Hospital stormed the burial ground to seize a dead body over an amount of GH¢40 (N3K) balance for the services he rendered.

According to some eyewitnesses, while the body was being interred, the enraged mortuary attendant in the company of a......

5 TOP REASONS WHY PATIENCE JONATHAN SHOULD BE VOTED INTO THE SENATE

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Last Sunday, February 12, 2017, the Nigerian Twittersphere had a meltdown over whether former Nigeria First Lady, Dame Patience Faka Jonathan, should seek election into the Nigerian Senate in 2019.

It all began when Twitter user,  @JajaPhD sent out the following: "The best news I got today is that Dame Patience Jonathan PhD is going to run for Senate in 2019." Opinions were divided thereafter, with some calling her.....

#BBNaija: Don Jazzy Wades Into Cocoice's Eviction

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CoCoIce became the third housemate to leave the Big Brother Naija show on Sunday, February 12, 2017.
But this comes after she was watched breastfeeding Bassey during a game of truth or dare.


On Saturday, February 11, 2017, CoCoIce had pulled an epic stunt, by.....

Obi Of Onitsha Planning To Sell Biafra???

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The Indigenous People of Biafra has accused the Obi of Onitsha Igwe Alfred Achebe of plan to sell Biafra out to the British government.




The IPOB describing Achebe as an ‘anti-biafra’ said the visit of the British High Commissioner Harriet Thompson is in line to stop the.....

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