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South West military operation to tackle Badoo, others – Army

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday identified the Badoo group and other cults as one of the security challenges that Operation Crocodile Smile II would take care of in the South-West. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, who

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Buhari to leave New York for medical appointment in London

Online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, has reported that President Muhammadu Buhari will leave New York for London today, September 21. The newspaper in a tweet on Thursday, September 21, also reported that the president is going to London to see his

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Court dissolves ex-Eagles’ coach, Onigbinde’s 30-year marriage

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan has dissolved the 30-year marriage between Chief Adegboye Onigbinde and his wife Anne because there was no more love between the two. President of the court, Mr. Ademola Odunade, however, directed the former Super Eagle

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PHOTOS: Buhari meets Trump during luncheon

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met the United States President, Donald Trump, at a Luncheon in honour of selected African heads on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Trump who posted the pictures on his Twitter handle wrote, “Honored to

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Court proscribes IPOB, declares it terrorist organization

The Federal High Court in Abuja has given a judicial backing to the executive order of President Muhammadu Buhari, outlawing the Indeginous People of Biafra and its activities. The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati,

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France source of IPOB funds, says FG

The Federal Government has identified France and the Diaspora as the sources of funding for the activities of the banned the Independent Peoples Of Biafra (IPOB). This is coming as President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the group’s proscription as had had

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Kano declares Friday public holiday to mark Islamic New Year

The Kano State Government has declared Friday, September 22, as public holiday to mark the new Islamic year. This is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Mallam Muhammad Garba and issued to newsmen in Kano on

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Supreme Court reaffirms Hembe’s sack

The Supreme Court has reaffirmed its stance on the sack of Herman Hembe, the ousted House of Representatives member who represented Vandeikiya/Konshisha Federal constituency of Benue State. Mr. Hembe had approached the Supreme Court again to refer the case to

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Court strikes out fraud charge having Diezani’s name

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, struck out one of the nine counts of $1.6bn crude oil fraud instituted against businessman, Jide Omokore, and five others. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, in a ruling, struck out the eighth count after hearing

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Hate Speech: Worker remanded in prison for allegedly insulting Gombe gov

A 35-year-old man, Abubakar Adamu, has been remanded in prison by the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Gombe for allegedly insulting the state Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and the governor’s mother. The civil servant with the State Ministry of Higher Education was

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