Kachikwu’s letter: Falana advises Buhari to resign as petroleum minister

Femi Falana, lawyer and rights activist, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to relinquish his position as the minister of petroleum resources. On his assumption of office, Buhari took up the portfolio while he appointed Ibe Kachikwu as the sector’s minister

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We have no powers to discipline IGP if he fails to implement decisions – Police Commission

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said it can’t discipline Ibrahim Idris, Inspector-General of Police (IGP), even if he fails to implement its decisions. Spokesman of the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani said the commission carries out its duties diligently and in accordance with

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How did Patience Jonathan accumulate $35million in a poor country like Nigeria – Ex-US Ambassador

A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife, Patience, as being arrogant and flamboyant when she was Nigeria’s first lady. In a piece he wrote on Friday, ‘Nigerian President Buhari’s Sisyphean Efforts’,

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Ex-minister describes 12th Abuja fair as monumental success

The 12th edition of the Abuja international trade fair organised by the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) ended on Saturday, 7th October with the organisers saying they have contributed immensely in accelerating economic development. The closing ceremony which

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11 die in Syria market air strike

At least 11 civilians including two children were killed on Sunday in air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes on the market in Idlib province’s Maaret al-Numan

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Ambode unveils 22ft ‘Football Forever’ statue in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday unveiled the ‘Football Forever’ statue at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, acknowledging that football remains the most popular sports that keep the nation united even in critical period. The statue is a 22ft

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Nadal wins China Open

Rafael Nadal won his sixth title of another remarkable year by beating an agitated Nick Kyrgios at the China Open on Sunday, while unseeded Caroline Garcia stunned the new number one. The 16-time Grand Slam champion Nadal saw the Australian

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Police in C/River rescue abducted woman, kill one suspect

The Police in Cross River have rescued one Mrs. Comfort Udoenwang, who was abducted on Oct. 2 by some gunmen. The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Hafiz Inuwa, who disclosed this in an interview with the News agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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Jonathan’s ministers, not APC responsible for Patience’s travails – Group

A group, Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), has disclosed that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has nothing to do with the travails of the former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, in the hand of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

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Lawmaker urges FG to fix Lagos/Badagry expressway

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Setonji David, on Sunday urged the Federal Government to rehabilitate Lagos- Badagry Expressway to end the hardship of people plying the road. David, representing Badagry Constituency II at the Assembly, expressed

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