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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has removed a speechwriter who caused him national embarrassment after he plagiarized US President Barack Obama.

The Nigerian Army has denied Boko Haram terrorists hoisted their flag in three villages in the restive Borno state. Earlier reports in September claimed the Islamist militants overran Kubirivour, Boftari and Kuburmbalah and killed at least eight people during their raid.

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Niger State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Jonathan Tsado Vatsa, has warned workers of the state-owned Radio Niger and Niger State Television (NSTV) against stealing equipment from either of the stations currently undergoing renovations and upgrading.

Whether he meant to awkwardly deflect the ball – or not – to Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the winning goal doesn’t matter right now. All that matters for one Wayne Mark Rooney is that he was on the field and found himself in the right place at the right time to create something positive for Manchester United.

When Nigerian teenager, Beauty, arrived in Sicily after crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa last year, she had only hours to phone the man who trafficked her - or risk lethal repercussions for family members back home.

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Wife of the Governor of Niger State, Dr. Amina Abubakar Bello, has advocated increased awareness against one of the common disease ravaging women, Vissico Virginal Fistula (VVF).  The disease is common among  under-aged or young mothers which hit them as a result of early birth.

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Drama At CCT Over Accusations Of Chairman’s Bias

There was mild drama at the Code of Conduct Tribunal during the trial of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday as the Chairman of the CCT, Justice Danladi Umar, ordered the arrest of the defence counsel for alleged contempt of court.

 

Protests Cripple Warri Over Power Outage

In a seeming continuation of Wednesday's protest against poor electricity supply in Warri metropolis by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), more women, children and youths, on Thursday, April 21, 2016, took to major streets of Warri to denounce what they called "the untold hardship

Borno In Dangerous Situation Like Ethiopia – Emir of Kano

“In the next few months, if we are not careful, the way we saw pictures of children dying of hunger in Ethiopia, we are going to see children in Borno State on the ground on the streets.”

Collapsed building: Synagogue’s trustees, engineers face manslaughter charges

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, arraigned the Trustees of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) and two engineers who constructed the collapsed six-storey building within the premises of the church before a Lagos High Court in Ikeja on 111 counts criminal charge borde

Why Ambode Seeks Air Force’s Corporation

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has advocated the state government collaboration with Nigerian Air Force to battle criminals on the state’s waterways.

Ekweremadu Not Our Anti-corruption Ambassador – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied naming the Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, as its anti-corruption ambassador.

FG U-turn On VAT Increment Vindicates Fayose - Aide

The Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, has described the Federal Government’s

Intel To Retrench 12,000 Workers

Intel Corp has said that it would cut up to 12,000 jobs globally, or 11 percent of its workforce, as it refocuses its business towards making microchips that power data centrrs and Internet connected devices and away from the declining personal computer industry it helped found.

Senate Now Parliament Of Men, Not Of Laws – SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, accused the eighth Senate under the leadership of Dr Bukola Saraki of perpetrating a parliament of men and not of laws.

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