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One of the ambassadorial nominees and former deputy governor of Plateau State, Dame Pauline Tallen, has turned down her nomination for ambassadorial appointment by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration.

Pastor Kallamu Ali Dikwa has revealed that he was offered N1 million by the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to keep quiet over an alleged N7 billion donation to CAN by the Goodluck Jonathan campaign organization ahead of last year’s election.

Oil prices fell on Monday as Iraq said that it wanted to be exempt from an OPEC deal to cut production, though losses were capped by Iran saying it would encourage other members to join an output freeze.

Brent crude futures (LCOc1) were down 45 cents at $51.33 a barrel by 1340 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude (CLc1) was down 61 cents at $50.23.

Some 83 Nigerian soldiers are missing in action since Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked a remote military base in the northeast, senior army officers said Sunday.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally accepted responsibility for the current state of the economy after several months of heaping blames on the former ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

After making the admittance on Monday, the party in power however promised to fix the problems.

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), on Monday said that the coming election was not a do or die affair, while tasking his co-contestants on the need to avoid bloodshed.

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Strike: Industrial Court grants AGF’s request, restrains NL

C The National Industrial Court has restrained the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) from going on its planned strike on Wednesday, pending the hearing and determination of a suit brought before it by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF).

Ebonyi PDP supports Umahi over rift with aide

By Chijioke Agwu, Abakaliki.

No fewer than 2,500 stakeholders and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi

Elections in Nigeria are getting better, says INEC boss

 

Nigerian elections conducted under the watch of the Professor Mahmood

Yakubu-led Commission are getting better and the votes are counting.

‘Why I had sex with friend’s wife in my car

 

’A taxi driver was beaten to stupor by his friend after being caught pants down with his friend’s wife near their house in Lusaka, Zambia.

Ebonyi Police arrest colleague, others over murder, robbery

 

Ebonyi State Police Command has arrested one of their colleagues over alleged involvement with the murder of a police officer, who was shot to death last month during a robbery incident in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.

NNPC-Shell Cup 2016: FOSLA Academy emerges Minna zone winner

 

FCT representative in the 18th edition of NNPC/Shell Cup Competition, FOSLA Academy, Karshi Abuja on Thursday emerged winners of the Minna Zone of the competition.

NFF releases Mikel Obi, Musa for Yobo testimonial game

 

The Nigeria Football Federation has decided to allow Super Eagles’ captain, John Mikel Obi, and his assistant, Ahmed Musa, to be part of the Joseph Yobo Testimonial Game planned for the Akwa Ibom State capital, Uyo on Friday, May 27.

18th Nestle Milo Basketball Championship: Benue, FCT emerge winners of Central Conference

 

The Central Conference final matches in the boys and girls categories have been decided at the Indoor Sports Hall of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State.

PDP Southwest congress will hold as scheduled - Fayose

 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Southwest Zonal Congress slated for Saturday, May 14, 2016, in Akure, Ondo State will hold as scheduled.

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