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2020: Tinubu urges Nigerians to remain focus, committed to nation building

National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has urged Nigerians to remain focus and committed to building a great nation in the New Year. Tinubu mentioned this in a New Year message he signed and made available to the media on Tuesday. The former Lagos Governor thanked all patriotic Nigerians Read more

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EFCC: Shehu Sani arrested ‘over extortion’

A former senator representing Kaduna central has been reportedly arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged ‘extortion’. TheCable NG reports that said Sani was arrested for collecting money from a businessman, promising to pass it on to Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the anti-graft agency. The ex-lawmaker is yet to make any Read more

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AfDB President Adesina backs Nigeria to adopt ECOWAS unified currency – Eco

Akinwunmi Adesina, President of the Africa development bank (AfDB), has declared his support for the recently adopted ‘Eco’, the unified currency for West African countries. The Eco will be replacing the CFA franc and has been adopted by eight ECOWAS francophone countries namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo, with Read more

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Africa: Angola freezes assets of ex-president’s daughter over corruption allegations

An Angolan court has ordered the freezing of assets held by former President Eduardo dos Santos’ daughter Isabel, state news agency Angop reported on Tuesday. Report says it is the latest high-profile case in government’s anti-corruption drive. The asset freeze followed an injunction application by the state, which is seeking to recover around 1 billion dollars of Read more

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Buhari’s lopsided appointments to northern Muslims cause disunity in Nigeria, HURIWA claims

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), on Tuesday, blamed President Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged heavily lopsided top-level appointments allotted to Muslim northerners as the fundamental and underlying reason for the massive disunity and divisions that exist amongst the diverse ethno-religious communities in Nigeria since 2015. HURIWA said the Buhari’s administration created an atmospheric circumstance Read more

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UK, US Considered Nigeria Naval Blockade over Saro-Wiwa Execution: Report

The UK and US considered a navy-backed oil embargo against Nigeria, following the 1995 execution of writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, a document released by the UK government reveals. Saro-Wiwa and eight other campaigners from the Ogoni ethnic group were hanged on 10 November 1995. They had been found guilty by a secret military tribunal Read more

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Dangote: Apapa-Oshodi road will last for 40 years when completed

As part of Dangote Industries Limited’s commitment to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Group President/CE of Dangote, Aliko Dangote took the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on an inspection tour of the 35-kilometer Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway currently under construction by Dangote Industries Limited. The work began in 2018, as part of a bargain between Read more

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‘Faji in the Valley”… Pasuma, others storm Club Oxyzgen on New Year Day for marathon entertainment

Barring any hitch, Lagos exquisite Club Oxyzgen will come alive again on the first day of the year 2020 with ‘Faaji in the Valley’, a new chapter of electrifying entertainment series. It will be another auspicious moment of marathon music and comedy as ‘Faaji in the Valley’ is set for superlative hours of fun. The Read more