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Oyedepo says nothing will tamper with the peace of Nigeria in 2019

The Founder and Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo on Saturday, predicted that nothing would disturb the peace of Nigeria and its story would change for the better in the year 2019. Oyedepo made the declaration at the just concluded annual prophetic gathering of the Winners’ family, christened the “Dominion”, in a Read more

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Envoy: Buhari’s dynamism rekindles Morocco-Nigeria ties

Ambassador Mohammed Methqal, Director General of Morocco International Cooperation Agency, has attributed the present cooperation between Nigeria and Morocco to strategic thinking by President Muhammadu Buhari. Methqal disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of a two-day international symposium themed: ‘Youth Integration: A Priority for Sustainable Development Read more

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PDP social media campaigner, Deji Adeyanju, 2 others sent to jail till 2019 – Report

A social media campaigner for the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Deji Adeyanju and two other individuals, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams were today remanded at Keffi Prison, Nasarawa state after their arraignment at Karshi Magistrate Court, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, reports News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The police charged them with Criminal defamation, Disturbance of Read more

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Nigeria replaces Togo, chairs ECOWAS group at UN

Nigeria has replaced the Republic of Togo as chairman of the 15-nation sub-regional group, Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS), at the United Nations. The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Amb. Tijjani Bande, took over from his Togolese counterpart, Amb. FrancK Kpayedo at the sub-regional group’s meeting in New York. Bande said Read more

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Fashola – Buhari laying foundation for economic growth

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says President Muhammadu Buhari was laying the foundation for the economic growth of Nigeria through infrastructure renewal. Fashola made this known on Saturday during an inspection of the Apapa-Wharf Road Reconstruction project and flag-off of the reconstruction of the Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonshoki-Ojota Expressway in Lagos. The News Read more

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AGENCY REPORT Health NAN

Nigeria has only 7 Geriatricians for over 9m aged people, GAN President declares

President of Geriatrics Association of Nigeria (GAN), Prof. Usman Ahmed has declared there only 7 geriatricians in Nigeria adding they are highly inadequate to take care of the over nine million aged persons in the country. A Geriatrician is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and disability in Read more

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Police reveal how Togolese cook murdered his Nigerian employer

The Lagos State Police Command has revealed how a Togolese cook, Sunday Adefonou, allegedly stabbed his boss to death at his Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos residence. The suspect, who stabbed Opeyemi Bademosi on the chest three times on October 31 and escaped with valuables, was tracked to Ondo where he was arrested on November 2. Read more

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Breaking: EFCC confirms Deziani Alison-Madueke to be extradited from UK

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that the process for the extraditing former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Deziani Alison-Madueke from the United Kingdom has begun. Acting Spokesman of the commission, Mr Tony Orilade, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. There have Read more