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DSS Confirms Chiwetalu Agu’s Detention, Says Justice Will Take Its Course

The Department of State Services (DSS) has revealed that the Nigerian army handed over Chiwetalu Agu, the Nollywood actor, to the unit for further questioning.Speaking on the development when contacted by TheCable Lifestyle on Saturday, Peter Afunaya, DSS spokesman, said ...

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Tinubu

I’m back to develop Nigeria’s democracy, economy: Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu returned to the country, landing in Lagos Friday evening, October 8. He arrived from London, United Kingdom. During his trip abroad, he underwent surgery on his right knee as well as rigorous post-surgery physiotherapy on the said ...

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south south gov

South-South Governors, Leaders Demand 50% Oil Derivation

From Tony John, Port Harcourt Six state governors in the South South region have demanded the upward review of oil derivation formula from the present 13 per cent to 50 per cent.They have also demanded that Cross River State should ...

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Nigeria’s Chief Justice Earns ₦279,497 Every Month – Lawmaker Opens Up

According to Luke Onofiok, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary, the Chief Justice of the Federation, Ibrahim Tanko, receives a monthly salary of N279,497. Onofiok mentioned this on Wednesday, October 6, when proposing a motion on the ...

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kalu

61st Independence Anniversary: Kalu Advocates Sustenance Of Democratic Virtues

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has applauded Nigerians for their perseverance, patriotism and commitment to nation building, Igbere TV reports. Describing Nigeria as a blessed country, Kalu called on the political ...

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Wike: At 61, Nigeria Should Be Competing With Developed Countries — What Are We Celebrating?

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, says Nigeria should be competing with developed countries considering its years as an independent entity.Nigeria will mark its 61st Independence Day anniversary on October 1.Speaking in Port Harcourt, Rivers capital, on Sunday, Wike expressed ...

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Speech At UN General Debate

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Speech at the General Debate of the 76th Session of United Nations General Assembly Friday, September 24, in New York, USAProtocols:Mr. President,Let me, on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, congratulate you on your well-deserved ...

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We Regret Getting Rid Of Jonathan To Elect Buhari, Northern Elders Lament

The Northern Elders Forum has said that it regretted that it got rid of then President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 elections to vote in the incumbent, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).The group expressed disappointment that Buhari has let down ...

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lai

We’re Borrowing To Build World-class Infrastructure — FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government is borrowing to build world-class infrastructure and not for recurrent expenditure.The Minister disclosed this on Thursday in his opening address at the town hall meeting organised ...

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el-rufai

Only Buni Knows Why Fani-Kayode Was Allowed Into APC – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has stated his position on the defection of former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode to the All Progressives Congress, APC. El-Rufai said only APC leaders who brought Fani-Kayode back into the party could explain why ...

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