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Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie & Arthur Eze’s Towns Resume Hostilities

Barely 48 hours after they returned from a High Court in Anambra over their age- long land tussle, indigenes of Abba and Ukpo communities have resumed hostilities in the area. While Abba is in Njikoka local government area of Anambra ...

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Fire guts Building Close To IBB’s home In Minna – Photos

A residential building at Up Hill, David Mark Road in Minna, Niger State – was ravaging by an attacking inferno in the late hours of Sunday (yesterday). The building which is situated at the back of the magnificent home of ...

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first gas pipelines

Pres. Buhari unveils 1st made-in-Nigeria NNPC gas pipelines (Photos)

**Vows to promote local content President Muhammadu Buhari has guaranteed that the government will keep on advancing and ensure all endeavors focused at accomplishing modern development and enhance the financial advancement of Nigeria empowering environment. He likewise noted that legislature will ...

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I’m Happy With Ministerial List – Ex-VP Atiku

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has debunked speculations in some quarters that he is not happy with the list of ministerial nominees, stressing that he is happy with the proposed ministers as they provide him with the hope and ...

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IGP: Boko Haram Using iPads, Laptops, Phones For Bombs – Solomon Arase

AP — Nigeria’s police chief is warning that Boko Haram extremists are building bombs in iPads and cellphones and leaving them for people to pick up. Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, issued the warning while announcing five suspects were ...

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Yakubu Dogara

APC Gets 48, PDP, 45 Chairmanship Seats As House Of Reps Speaker Named 96 Committees

After months of politicking and horse trading, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday, announced the names of chairmen of the 96 standing committees which are to carry out the part of the fundamental work of ...

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James Ocholi

President Buhari Has Nothing Against Women, Says Ministerial Nominee

**He Brought Akunyili Into Limelight, Says Ministerial Nominee     James Ocholi, the ministerial nominee one from Kogi state, on Thursday said it was President Muhammadu Buhari who brought Dora Akunyili into spotlight.  Akunyili, who kicked the bucket on June ...

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Sanusi: Islamic Banking Cure For Economic Woes

Muhammadu Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, has urged the federal government to introduce Islamic banking across the country to serve as a boost to the economy amid the effect of the decline in oil prices. Speaking in Kano during ...

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Nigerian Army

Okene Under Standstill As Soldiers, Suspected Insurgents Engage In Gun Battle

Troops are engaging some suspected insurgents in a gun fight at Inike axis, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi state. According to Daily Trust, trouble started at about 5 am on Tuesday when soldiers mobilized to the area to arrest ...

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