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Could this be true??? 40 Suicide Bombers Reportedly Sneaked Into Maiduguri. [Read more]

A female suicide bomber dies in a failed attempt to bomb University in Kano

Reports coming from Maiduguri, Borno State, indicate that at lest 40 Boko Haram suicide bombers, including teenage girls, sneaked into the city to launch attacks. Days after the two bombs in Kano detonated on Monday during the end of Ramadan celebrations allegedly by teenage girls, Leadership reports with reference to different sources that scores of […]

#OsunDecides: Oranmiyan SupportGroup Canvasses Support for Aregbesola’s Re-election. [E ti di lekan ri]

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Members of the Oranmiyan Support Group have declared readiness to continue to canvass the support of the citizenry for the re-election of Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State ahead of the August 9 governorship election in the state. The Coordinator, Mr. Ayo Akinola, who said the group, consists of intellectuals and professionals of Osun State […]

Al-Makura Impeachment: I’ll appear before probe panel. [Read more...]

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LAFIA — Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, yesterday, said he would appear before the impeachment panel set up by the state House of Assembly, even as he described the panel as illegal. The embattled governor had earlier condemned the House for embarking on what he described as “unconstitutional and grossly illegal” impeachment process […]

FREEDOM AT LAST!!! 16 die as troops rescue Cameroon’s Vice PM’s wife

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The abducted wife of Cameroon’s Vice Prime Minister, Amadou Ali, has been rescued from her Boko Haram kidnappers. The lady was kidnapped on Sunday, alongside a traditional ruler of Kolofata town in Cameroon. The rescue operation was carried out by soldiers from Cameroon in an operation that was reported to have lasted several hours. According […]

New IGP: Jonathan, Police council settle for Suleiman Abba

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ABUJA — Indications emerged, yesterday, in Abuja, that President Goodluck Jonathan and the Police council made up of the 36 state governors and the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mike Mbama Okiro (IGP, rtd) have settled for the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 7, Mr. Suleiman Abba as the next Inspector General of […]

EXPOSED!!! N100m LARGESSE: Our leaders cheated us — Chibok parents

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No money was given — Presidency By Henry Umoru ABUJA—The N100 million cash gift allegedly given to parents of abducted Chibok girls when they met President Goodluck Jonathan on July 22 at the Presidential Villa is now causing disquiet among the aggrieved parents. They have reported ly cried out that they have been cheated by […]

Attack on Buhari[Updates]: APC insists on international probe

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The All Progressives Congress has reiterated its appeal for an international probe of the attack on Maj. Gen. Muhammad Buhari and Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi. The party repeated the call in an Eid-el-Fitr message to Nigerians, as contained in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in Kaduna, on Tuesday. Mohammed said […]

B.R.E.A.K.I.N.G N.E.W.S!!! After the killing of the commander of the Nigerian troops, FG now set to deploy 600 commandos in Damboa

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The leadership of the Nigerian military has concluded arrangement to deploy 600 specially trained commandos in the troubled area of Damboa, Borno State. A security source said on Tuesday that the military personnel were specially trained within the country for the purpose of strengthening the security presence in Damboa, which is considered as one of […]

Jonathan’s gift: Chibok girls’ parents, community leaders clash over alleged N100m

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Controversy has erupted between parents of the kidnapped girls and leaders of the Chibok community in Abuja over an alleged N100m largesse given by President Goodluck Jonathan. Some of the parents, who spoke in separate interviews on Tuesday with the British Broadcasting Corporation Hausa service, accused the Chibok community leaders of making a fortune out […]

Reps Cash crunch: Due to non-payment of their quaterly allowance. Read more…

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Members of the House of Representatives appear to be low on cash owing to the non-payment of their quarterly allowances. The lawmakers receive official allowance of between N27.9m and N30m each every quarter of the year.The figure is besides an official monthly salary of between N900,000 and N1.1m. But, findings by The PUNCH on Tuesday […]


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