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Buhari appoints 4 heads of federal agencies

President Buhari has appointed four new heads of federal agencies – The agencies affected are those whose heads were recently appointed as ministers . Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said the appointments take immediate effect President Muhammadu Buhari has approved replacements for heads of federal government agencies that were recently appointed …

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WHO calls for ban on tobacco

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for total ban on advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco in the world over to discourage people from patronizing and consuming the carcinogenic product for a healthy living. The UN health agency in its latest campaign against tobacco smoking released on Saturday, stated …

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Nnamdi Kanu places N1m bounty on overseas traveling schedule of South-East govs

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to reward anyone with useful information on overseas traveling schedule of South-East governors and other Igbo leaders. “So if you are working in any Government House in Southeast and you know which city in the …

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Nigeria still high in corruption ranking – ICPC chairman

– The chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) Ekpo Nta has said that Nigerian is still ranked high in corruption – Nta said Nigeria occupied the 26th position in the 2015 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index Nta’s revelation comes almost two years since the …

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What Nigerians stand to gain from Trump’s presidency – former Ambassador

– A former ambassador to Australia has encouraged Nigerians to embrace Donald Trump’s presidency – According to him, Trump administration will help to refund stolen funds stashed in America by Nigerian political looters A former Nigerian ambassador to Australia Adegboyega Ariyo has urged Nigerians to expect positive things from Donald …

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Opinion: A misguided tour and the plight of Boko Haram victims

Editor’s note: The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocacy group co-convener, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, recently paid a visit to Sambisa forest. The Ministers of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, the Chief of Air Staff, AVM Sadique Abubakar and selected journalists from local and foreign media also …

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Freedom foundation shares inspiring rehabilitation stories with ‘my lagos diaries’ series

A first hand first-hand experience documentary detailing challenges of people battle drug addiction is set to berth on TV screens. The documentary, produced by a faith based nonprofit organization of the House of Freedom exposes the drug life of people in impoverished communities including but not limited to Ejigbo, Ijora, …

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Bishop Oyedepo under fire for allegedly inciting violence

Condemnation has trailed comments credited to the founder and presiding bishop of the Faith Tabernacle, Bishop David Oyedepo, calling on God to split Nigeria if it pleases Him. The Bishop during a ministration on Sunday, January 8, in Otta, headquarters of his ministry, reportedly rained down curses on those promoting …

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National Assembly debate on allowing Jammeh to stay in Nigeria

– House of representatives member Sani Zoro has moved a motion for Nigeria to allow outgoing Gambia president Yahya Jammeh to come and live in Nigeria after leaving power – Zoro said the motion would help Nigeria avert a looming political crisis in Gambia after Jammeh threatened to stay in …

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BIAFRA COURT UPDATE-MASQUERADE TO TESTIFY IN SECRETE TRIAL; NNAMDI KANU FLAMES UP

PLOT TO JAIL NNAMDI KANU BY USING MASQUERADES TO TESTIFY IN SECRETE TRIAL RESISTED. THIS IS INJUSTICE! NNAMDI KANU EXPLODES FROM WITNESS BOX The trial Judge was quick to rule that there would be a secret trial of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra; a move that opposes natural …

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