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Two policemen ambushed, killed in Akwa Ibom

Two policemen are reported to have been killed in an ambush in Akwa Ibom state. The police spokesperson in the state, Odiko MacDon, said the policemen were attacked by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Saturday along Iwukem Road, Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of the state, while driving …

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Court orders EFCC to unfreeze Nyako’s account, unseal his estate

The Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to unconditionally unfreeze the account of Sen. Abdullaziz Nyako and a company linked to him. Abdullaziz is the son of former Adamawa governor, Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd), and a serving senator representing Adamawa South Senatorial District. Nyako, …

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Aisha Buhari cancelled planned visit to the US over fear of arrest

A source close to Buhari’s regime told International Guardian that  options of Aisha’s case are being explored diplomatically and must be resolved before she could visit the United States. The regime, it was gathered are looking at Aisha’s foreign immunity options under Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA). FSIA –defines the jurisdiction …

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Scores feared dead in Lagos tanker fire

Scores of people are feared dead as a tanker loaded with petrol product burst into flames on a Lagos bridge. The popular Otedola bridge is on the outskirt of the Lagos metropolis and it is usually busy in late afternoons. Emergency workers from Lagos state emergency Management Authority and Lagos …

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Nigerian govt approves construction of new CBT centre for JAMB

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N133 million for the construction of a new computer based facility for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the …

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Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in last Friday’s killing of another Nigerian in South Africa. The Publicity Secretary of the union in South Africa, Habib Salihu, made the appeal on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria …

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Oyo Pensioners Sue Gov. Ajimobi

At Tuesday’s sitting before Justice Maruf Adegbola, the union’s counsel, Lasun Sanusi (SAN), urged the court to direct the Oyo State Government to pay the arrears of the concerned pensioners. The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in Oyo State on Tuesday dragged Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and five …

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DSS releases Senator Abaribe

The Department of State Services has released the lawmaker representing Abia South Senatorial District, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe. Abaribe’s media aide, Mr. Uchenna Awom, made the announcement in a statement issued on Tuesday night. Operatives of the DSS had on Friday arrested and detained the senator, while his Abuja home was …

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Plateau Killings: Buhari lands in Jos

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Jos, the Plateau State capital, where he is expected to meet with representatives of communities affected by the latest violence in the State. This was disclosed on  the president’s verified Twitter handle @Mbuhari. President Buhari, who flew into Jos from Calabar, the Cross River …

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Four IPOB members granted bail of N10m each

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday admitted four members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to bail in the sum of N10 million each. Justice Nyako, admitted Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, David Nwawuisdi and Benjamin Madubugwu to bail. Chimezie, Onwudiwe, Madubugwu and Nwawuisi, aged …

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