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 Ebonyi State Governor, Chief Dave Umahi, has disowned social media accounts bearing his names and pictures used in  defrauding  unsuspecting members of the public.

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Emma Anya, in Abakaliki, Umahi advised the public to disregard such accounts on  Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms.

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has congratulated Mr. Godwin Obaseki on his emergence as the APC flag-bearer for the September 10, 2016 governorship election in Edo State following the party’s June 18, 2016 governorship primaries held in the Edo State Capital, Benin City.

Ekiti State government has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has promoted its vendetta against opponents of the

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), on Tuesday, July 12 paid a condolence visit to the family of Mrs Eunice Olawale.

 

Rivers State government on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, declared that it was up-to-date in salary payment to its workers.

The state Commissioner for Finance, Dr Fred Kpakol, disclosed that only workers who were yet to do their biometric were yet to be paid.

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman, the founder of the Bring Back Our Girls Group as Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). Her appointment is effective July 11, 2016, according to a federal government tweet at handle @AsoRock.

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How Minister, Onu, Disowned Facebook Account, Warns Against Fraudsters

 

 

Nigeria’s Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Saturday, January 2, 2016, alleged that Face Book account created by unscrupulous elements in his name is being used to defraud people and warned against it.

2016: Buhari Should Be Careful Of His Health – Prophet

 

By Ejikeme Omenazu, Lagos

 

A PROPHET and commentator on national affairs, Rev. Felix Nwosu, has counseled President Munammadu Buhari to be careful with the state of his health this year to avert imminent medical challenges.

Cleric Predicts Strong Economy, Naira In 2016

 

By Daniel Abia

Port Harcourt

 

Despite the downward trend in oil price which has adversely affected the economy of the world including Nigeria, a cleric has predicted that the country’s currency will gain strength in the first quarter of this year.

Appeal Court Verdict On Abia Guber Poll Is A Rape Of Democracy, Says Group

 

 

The Mezia Abia Organization, a pro-democracy outfit has condemned the verdict of the Appeal Court that nullified the election of the Gov Okezie Ikpeazu of PDP and declared Alex Otti of APGA winner of the governorship election conducted in Abia State in April last year. 

Has Boko Haram Been Defeated?

By Ryan Cummings

(CNN)"And I assure you that we will defeat Boko Haram by the end of this year." This was the pledge made by Nigerian President Muhammdu Buhari to his Beninese counterpart, Boni Yayi, during a gala dinner commemorating Benin's independence during the summer of 2015.

How Gunmen Attacked India Air Force Base

 

Four gunmen have been killed in an overnight attack on an Indian Air Force base near Pakistani border, officials say.

Two soldiers at the Pathankot base were also killed in a gun battle lasting several hours.

Africa's Biggest Jesus Statue Unveiled In Nigeria

Nigeria on Friday unveiled a nine-metre tall statue of Jesus Christ carved from white marble, thought to be the biggest of its kind in Africa.

Standing barefoot with arms outstretched, the "Jesus de Greatest" statue weighs in at 40 tonnes.

Why Nigeria Govt Won't Release Dasuki, Kanu Despite Court Orders

Nigeria President, Muhammed Buhari, a former military dictator, who calls himself a born-again democrat, did not discuss the propriety of defying court orders when he spoke on national TV on Wednesday, December 30, 2015.

Why Boko Haram Threat Hangs Heavy Over Nigeria In 2016

After setting a December 31 deadline to rid his country of Boko Haram, President Muhammadu Buhari told the BBC: "I think technically we have won the war because people are going back into their neighbourhoods."

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