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A suicide bomber was likely behind the deadly explosion in Manchester, England on Monday that killed 22 people and injured 59 others who were attending an Ariana Grande concert at one of Europe’s largest arenas.

 

The Supreme Court has dismissed the application filed by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Modu Sheriff, against the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party.

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan has succeeded in staying proceedings in the suit seeking the final forfeiture of the sum of $5.8 million seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

A frontline politician and

chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Sam Iwuagwu, has said those criticizing Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, are ignorant of their shadows.

 There has been unconfirmed move by Governor Rochas Okorocha to pencil his

son-in-law/Chief of Staff, Uche Nwosu, as his  possible replacement in

On the heels of the May 30, 2017 sit at home order proposed by the Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the 17th year of the struggle of Biafra, the Movement for the Actualization for the Sovereignty of Biafra (MASSOB) has criticized the arrangement, saying it was not part of the arrangement.

 Abia State indigenes have continued to pour econium on Governor Okezie Ikpeazu over his victory at the Supreme Court Abuja.

  Ikpeazu’s governorship election was challenged by Dr. Uche Ogah, who dragged him to Court over an alleged falsification of tax receipt.

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Anambra: Obi left $150m before leaving office, says Diamond Bank ex-boss

 The former Chairman of Diamond Bank and former chieftain of All 

Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Alex Oti, has laid  to rest, the

 debate on whether the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, left 

money or not for the government that took after him. 

CBN lists items valid for Forex

 The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released a list with 36 categories of items that can source foreign exchange (forex) from the market.

The list, endorsed by Director, Trade and Exchange, W.D Gotring, was sent to all authorised dealers, Nigeria Customs and the public.

Is a coup d'etat likely to happen in Nigeria while President Buhari is in the UK?

By IBT

Fears of a possible coup d'etat in Nigeria have emerged as President Muhammadu Buhari is in the UK, for the second time since the beginning of 2017, for medical check-ups.

15 rescued as 3-storey building collapses in Lagos

About fifteen people have been rescued from a collapsed three-storey building in Lagos today, Thursday.

Wike to Buratai: Stop seconding soldiers to politicians if you must complain

 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has urged the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen.

 Tukur Buratai, to stop complaining about his troops’ involvement in politics but 

should rather stop posting soldiers to politicians. 

Nigeria: Purported Chibok girl 'escapes' Boko Haram

Officials say the girl was found by Nigerian troops less than

 two weeks after 82

 Chibok girls were freed by the

 group.

 

 

 

 

A schoolgirl believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram three years ago has

Africa's richest man idles factory as Grubs devour tomatoes

Farmers avoiding crop after pests ravaged last year’s produce

.Factory expected to resume in July when tomato supply improves

 

By Bloomberg

 

Thousands of farmers in northern Nigeria contracted to grow tomatoes for a set 

How military graft undermines Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram, by Transparency Int'l

By Reuters 

 

Military corruption is weakening Nigeria's efforts to battle the

 Islamist insurgency of Boko Haram, the watchdog Transparency 

International said on Thursday.

Its report underlines the difficulty of achieving two key promises of President 

Ikoyigate: Make your findings public, Timi Frank urges Osinbajo

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade 

Timi Frank, has said that the fight against corruption by the present

 administration could suffer credibility question if the findings of the 

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