Court orders interim forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m

A Lagos division of the court of appeal, on Friday ordered an interim forfeiture of the sum of $5.8 million and N2.4 billion allegedly traced to the accounts of Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Mojisola Olatoregun, a

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We’re ready for Anambra central re-run, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has put in place adequate measures for a free and fair election in Anambra central senatorial district. A rerun exercise will take place in the area on Saturday. Leo Nkedife, head of

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Shekau ‘set to release videos on Chibok girls and NAF helicopter’

Boko Haram is planning to release fresh videos about the abducted Chibok schoolgirls and the Nigeria Air Force helicopter that crashed last week, says Ahmed Salkida, a journalist with extensive knowledge and coverage of the insurgents. Salkida made this known on

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Yusuf Buhari ready to be discharged —Hospital

Cedarcrest Hospital which has been treating Yusuf, only son of President Muhammadu Buhari who was involved in a serious accident on Boxing Day, has given details of his condition, saying he has improved and ready to be discharged. In a

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El-Rufai: It’s impossible to retrain mere illiterates… these teachers are gone

Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, says the over 21,000 unqualified teachers sacked recently by his administration are “mere illiterates” who have no business being teachers in the first place. He was responding to critics suggesting that instead of sacking

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Ambode: Lagos generated N503.7bn revenue in 2017 despite harsh economy

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday said the state generated a total of N503.7billion revenue in 2017 despite the harsh economic climate in the country. Ambode spoke at the state’s first quarter 2018 Town Hall Meeting in Ikeja.

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Bwari Muslim community calls for justice

The Bwari Muslim Community (BMC) has condemned the recent unrest in Bwari town and some other places, urging all communities to maintain the peace and also obey constituted authorities. This is contained in a statement signed by the Bwari Muslim

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Buhari can never change from an ethnic champion to a nationalist – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has chided President Muhammadu Buhari over replacement of the sacked National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director-General, Ambassador Ayo Oke with Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, a northerner, saying; “The President has further demonstrated to Nigerians that he

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Dickson to Buhari: APC chieftains are common criminals and terrorists who should be cautioned

Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on his Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, and the leader of the All Progressives Congress in the state, Timipre Sylva, to

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After Buhari’s new year message, fuel queues resurfaces; Nigerians react

By Yemi Esho, Abuja Nigerians have expressed their anger over the return of fuel queues in Abuja few days into the New Year. President Muhammadu Buhari in his New Year broadcast to Nigerians had promised to deal with any group

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