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Press secretary at age 26, communications director at 28…meet Hope Hicks, the new White House communications director

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja Just over two weeks since Anthony Scaramucci was fired as White House communications director, the Trump administration has named a temporary replacement: senior communications adviser Hope Hicks. As of August 16, 2017, she held the title

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Drama behind Saraki’s pension: Who is fooling who?

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja In July, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) asked Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, to institute legal action on behalf of Nigerian people to recover over N40 billion dubiously earned

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Reigners Bible Church Collapse: AljazirahNigeria investigation reveals shocking outcomes

Commission of Inquiry reports were swept under the carpet No institution indicted or found culpable By Abel Benjamin, Uyo The report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the December 10th, 2016 Reigners Bible Church Building Collapse in Uyo the

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2019 Elections: Osoba, Amosun in fresh war

Ex-Governor Olusegun Osoba of Ogun State and incumbent Governor Ibikunle Amosun are set for a fresh war as the ex-governor debunked a public statement made by Governor Amosun recently that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has zoned the 2019 governorship slot to Ogun West Senatorial District.

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Pro-Buhari supporters storm unity fountain, anti-Buhari supporters abscond

Some Nigerians have shut down Abuja, the nation’s capital in support of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government. The protesters, under the aegis of Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative have converged at the Unity Fountain, Abuja singing solidarity songs

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Anti-Buhari Protest: Freedom of expression under attack in Nigeria

By Gbenga Odunsi Several criticisms have trailed the policies of the Buhari-led administration, as most of them have posed a serious threat to the nation’s economic growth. However, indications have shown that criticizing President Buhari’s policies could lead people to

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EDITORIAL: Revocation of Nnamdi Kanu’s bail over breach of court orders

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has on several occasions violated the conditions of the bail granted to him by a federal high court in Abuja, AljazirahNigeria recalls. On April 25, a federal high court sitting in Abuja

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AljazirahNigeria writes UNIMAID, ABU, over alleged fake university certificate of EFCC boss, Magu

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja AljazirahNigeria has written a letter of clarification to the University of Hong Kong, University of Maiduguri, and Ahmadu Bello university seeking clarification for the academic qualifications obtained by EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu. Magu  gave lawmakers a rundown

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BREAKING: Kidnapped Lagos school students regain freedom

Six students kidnapped from the Igbonla Model College in the Epe Area of Lagos have regained their freedom. This followed talks between the abductors and some government officials from Nigeria’s southwest region. This comes more than two months after gunmen

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CAC staff resume work as union suspends strike

Activities have resumed at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as the striking workers called off the action yesterday, eight days after their union declared the industrial action. The three-year arrears approved by the Trade Minister, Okechukwu Enelamah, was N250 million

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