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Adamawa assembly sacks deputy speaker, principal officers

The Adamawa House of Assembly on Monday impeached four of the principal officers, including the Deputy Speaker, Mr Sunday Peter, and the Majority Leader, Alhaji Musa Mahmud. Others removed were the Deputy Majority Leader, Mutawali Mohammed and the Minority Leader,

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IPOB remains terrorist group, despite EU, US stance – Presidential aide

Special Adviser to the President on Prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, has described as inconsequential the recognition accorded the Indigenous People of Biafra by some foreign nations as a non-terrorist group, despite Nigeria’s recent proscription and designation of the group as

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Gunmen open fire as Olubadan installs Mogajis, Baales at the palace

Gunmen opened fire at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, during installation of Mogajis and Baales on Monday. While the activity was going on, the four gunmen in a black Toyota Sienna opened fire sporadically

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Unilorin, a terrorist organisation, says ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has described the University of Ilorin as a terrorist organisation after the institution reportedly sacked the ASUU chairman in the school, Dr. Kayode Afolayan, for allegedly exposing corrupt practices of the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof.

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Diezani’s lawyer blocked us from interrogating her in UK –EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says its investigative team has not been allowed to meet with the immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, in the United Kingdom, where she has been staying since 2015 when investigation

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Biafra: It’s too late to pull out of Nigeria, says Igbo lawmaker

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Jude Idimogu, on Saturday, said it was too late for the Igbo nation to pull out of Nigeria. Idimogu, representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II in the Lagos State House of Assembly, told the News Agency of Nigeria

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Peace, unity key to Nigeria’s progress – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has advised Nigerians against breaking the bond of unity and peace existing in the country. Mr. Osinbajo gave the advice in Uyo on Saturday at a grand ceremony organised by the Akwa Ibom government to

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Osinbajo inaugurates electricity meter, syringe factories

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the problem of irregular power supply in Nigeria is caused by inaccurate billing system resulting from insufficient metering machines. Mr. Osinbajo made the remarks on Saturday in Onna local government area of Akwa

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Spread of “drug-resistant malaria” in South-east Asia a global threat – Scientists

The rapid spread of “super malaria” in South-east Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists have warned. This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be tackled with existing anti-malaria drugs, the BBC reported on Saturday. It emerged in Cambodia

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Student to die by hanging for killing policeman

A court in Sudan on Sunday sentenced a university student to death after convicting him of killing a policeman during protests in the capital last year, a defence lawyer said. Asim Omer, who was studying at Khartoum University, was arrested

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