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Jonathan YOUWIN: Buhari Agrees to fund:

The Federal Government is to consult with beneficiaries and other concerned parties on the restructuring and refocusing of the multi-billion Naira Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria (YouWin) programme, with the objective of injecting new ideas for its sustainability, the finance ministry has said. The programme, initiated by the administration …

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Meet The 35 Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Owns Nigeria’s 2nd Largest Rice Farm

Nigerians consume more than 5 million metric tons of rice every year, with a significant portion of its consumption needs sourced from imports. Rotimi Williams WMB +2.00%, an ambitious 35 year-old Nigerian entrepreneur and rice farmer, is on a quest to change that. Williams, a former Journalist, is the owner …

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BREAKING: Another PDP Governor sacked: Ikpeazu; Abia State

A Federal High Court in Abuja has sacked Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state for allegedly submitting false information to his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, ahead of the party’s governorship primary in December 2014. In his judgement on Monday, June 27, Justice Okon Abang ordered the Independent National Electoral …

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Jailbreak in Abuja, Charles Okah Still In Custody — Nigerian Prisons Service

but Henry Okah still in custody — Nigerian Prisons Service The suspected mastermind of the 2010 Independence Day bombings, Charles Okah,did not escape from Kuje Prison in Abuja, the Nigerian Prisons Service has told PREMIUM TIMES. “It is not true (that he escaped),” the spokesperson for the Nigerian Prisons Service, …

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DOUBLE TROUBLE FOR BEN BRUCE AS HIS OWN IJAW PEOPLE (IYC) invade Radio station

The Rhythm FM radio station in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state has come under attack from armed members of the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide (IYC). According to the Punch, the rampaging youths stormed the studio in buses and other vehicles and beat up two executive members of the IYC and guests of …

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BREAKING: BEN BRUCE NEXT VICTIM: AMCON SHUTS DOWN SILVERBIRD GROUP ALLEGES 11 BILLION LOAN

  Assets Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, has just taken over all assets owned by Silverbird Group. Silverbird Group is accused of owing the government agency about N11billion. Policemen have barricaded all properties belonging to Silverbird Group owned by Senator Ben Murray Bruce. Silverbird TV station has stopped live transmission …

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CONFUSION IN PDP CAMP AS AMODU SHERIF DECLARES EDO PRIMARY ELECTION ILLEGAL

The embattled former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has declared Monday’s Governorship Primaries in Edo State illegal. He said the exercise was conducted by an illegal caretaker committee. Sheriff, therefore, called on members of the party, especially in Edo State, to disregard the …

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Breaking: Dasuki Update:Former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Major-General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd) has been arrested by operatives of the DSS

Nigeria’s secret police, Department of State Security (DSS) has arrested the erstwhile chief of army staff (COAS) Major-General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd) reports reaching africanews247 says the ex-army boss was reportedly picked up last night, June 21 at his residence in Maitama, Abuja. It is believed that Mr Ihejerika was arrested …

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CODE RED: Flooding imminent; FG warns : See affected areas

The Federal Government yesterday requested Nigerians, particularly those living along the banks of the River Niger to immediately relocate to safer locations away from the river in view of an imminent heavy downpour forecasted to happen in mid-2016. The National Orientation Agency, NOA, disclosed this in a press statement signed …

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Fulani Herdsmen Strike again: 25 Dead: Soon to be listed a terrorist Organization

In what seemed like a coordinated attacks, suspected Fulani herdsmen yesterday allegedly attacked four Benue communities killing over 20 persons, injuring many others and razing several houses and huts. The attacks came on the heels of Saturday’s invasion of Dusa villages in Turan council ward of Logo local government, where a …

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Fayose a Mad Dog:Aisha Buhari Lashes Out: Says President too old to face Fayose

Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has rebuked the governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, over allegation that she was involved in the Halliburton scandal. “Enough is Enough Fayose. A mad dog that isn’t chained.  I refuse to keep quiet,” the First Lady posted on her verified Twitter …

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Jefferson bribery scandal: Aisha Buhari is innocent: Ex-EFCC boss, Lamorde

The Aisha Buhari named in the bribery scandal involving a U.S. Congressman, Williams Jefferson, is not the Aisha that is President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, has told the press “I can tell you authoritatively that the Aisha Buhari named …

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Serpent finally bites: Fayose exposes Aisha Buhari’s role in Jefferson bribery scandal

  The Ekiti state governor distributed a link to the US Department of Justice’s website holding court documents where Aisha Buhari was alleged to have transferred suspicious funds to a convicted former American congressman, Williams Jefferson. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, Fayose said President …

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For securing pdp guber ticket oshiomhole predicts doom for ize iyamu

The September 10, 2016 governorship election will be a walk over for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state has said. According to Oshiomhole, APC will fancy their chances following the emergence of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Vanguard reports. …

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Ex-Edo SSG, Ize-Iyamu, wins PDP gov primary: Others stage work out

A former Secretary to the State Government, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has been declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party gubernatorial primary held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, the state capital. Ize-Iyamu polled a total of 584 votes to defeat his two other opponents. The other aspirants, Matthew …

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NFF, government abandoned me after my son’s death – Rashidi Yekini’s mother

Mother of the late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini, Alhaja Sikiratu Yekini, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, for assistance, saying she has not gotten any substantial support since her son’s demise four years ago. The 80-year-old woman said she does not want to …

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President Buhari could be on his way out of Aso Rock: As he hires 13 SANs for defence

  President Muhammadu Buhari has secured the services of 13 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) to appeal the ruling of Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja who on May 26, 2016 dismissed his preliminary objection in a suit filed by an Abuja-based legal practitioner, Mr. Nnamdi …

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Meet The Nigerian Boy who is the most celebrated Facebook Engineer

  HIS names are Olaoluwa Okelola Olaoluwa, an Ibadan ‘boy’ from Nigeria whose eyes never left his aspiration from his childhood. He had a dream, he held unto it and finally living his dream which has eventually become a reality in Facebook Headquarters, Menlo Park, California, United States. Right from …

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