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All is not well with the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), as major forces within the party have split the party into three major factions ahead of the 2019 election. According to a report by New Telegraph, the APC has split into Bola Tinubu camp, Abuja group and Buhari loyalists as the various camps checkmate each other over who controls the party.

By Ummi Ismaeel

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Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello of Niger State has expressed preparedness of his administration to shop for alternative source(s) of energy as the endless excuses by the Abuja Electricity Development Company (AEDC) is becoming unbearable.

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

Journalists in Yobe State have been commended for their efforts in sensitizing Nigerians on the

nation's economic challenges. Emir of Fika and Chairman, Yobe State Council of Chiefs, Dr. Muhammadu Ibn Abali Muhammadu Idrissa, made the commendation when the officials of the

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that it conducted fresh air strikes against Boko Haram in Borno State. Air force jets bombed and damaged suspected militant hideouts on the outskirts of Tumbin Gini and Tumbin Kayewa in northeastern Borno on Friday (16 September), the air force said, without quantifying the casualties.

Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves have plummeted to a new low of $24.88 billion, indicating dwindling confidence in the economy, despite reassurances by authorities.

In the last one week, it lost $230 million, understandably due to series of interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), as post recession announcement pressure continued.

 

 

World renowned footballer, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pele, will arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday to begin a three-day visit that will see him joining some of the country’s soccer legends in mentoring youths drawn from across the nation in the rudiments of the game.

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Nigerian Army Frees 800 Boko Haram Hostages

Nigerian forces have freed more than 800 hostages being held by the radical Islamist group, Boko Haram, in a number of villages in the country’s northeastern state of Borno, the military said on Thursday.

Buhari’s Economic Retreat Mere Jamboree, Waste Of N250m Public Fund – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the just concluded National Economic Council (NEC) retreat as mere jamboree and

waste of over N250 million public fund.  He said, “the retreat has further exposed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of

Nigeria Indicts 300 Firms Over Fake Eontracts

Nigeria has indicted over 300 companies and prominent individuals, including serving and retired military officers, for defrauding the country of millions of dollars in fake contracts, the presidency said.

Flight Attendant Who Left Suitcases Full Of Coke At Airport Turns Herself In

The flight attendant who dropped two suitcases full of cocaine at Los Angeles International Airport — along with her Gucci shoes — before fleeing in panic turned herself in to authorities in New York on Wednesday, sources said.

How Food Shortages Drive Nigeria's Displaced From Host Families To Camps

People uprooted by Boko Haram violence in northeast Nigeria are leaving host families and moving to camps for the displaced as food becomes increasingly scarce, the European Commission's humanitarian arm (ECHO) said on Wednesday.

Boko Haram Leader, Shekau, Appears In ‘New’ Video

Boko Haram’s purported leader, Abubakar Shekau, has appeared in an unverified video that possibly signals a change in leadership in the Nigerian militant group. Shekau took over the leadership of Boko Haram in 2009 after the death of its founder, Mohammed Yusuf.

Badeh’s Trial Over Money Laundering Begins

The trial of the former Chief of Defence Staff,  Air Chief Marshal, Alex Badeh, has begun at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Badeh’s Trial Over Money Laundering Begins

The trial of the former Chief of Defence Staff,  Air Chief Marshal, Alex Badeh, has begun at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Rivers Violence Shameful, Buhari Laments

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has decried the violence that marred the Rivers State re-run elections, describing it as shameful.

Buhari said that he would address violence in subsequent elections.

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