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    Fulani Herdsmen Moving With Guns Are ‘Foreign Terrorists’ – Sultan

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, says so called Fulani herdsmen moving with guns, causing violence, fighting with farmers are not Nigerians, but foreign terrorists. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abubakar said this in his Eid el-Kabir message to the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria. According to him, these are foreigners coming

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    Why I can not serve in Buhari adminitration – Okonjo-Iweala

    Former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has ruled the possibility of her ever serving in the incumbent administration of President Muhammadu Buhar Okonjo-Iweala, who had served as finance minister under President Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan administrations,  said it was better to allow those managing Nigeria’s economy to do the best they could. She spoke

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    MASSOB Pledges Peaceful Anniversary Celebration

    The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), has pledged peaceful procession to mark 17 years anniversary of the group on Sept. 13. MASSOB’s religious administrator, Apostle Ezichukwu, made the pledge on Monday in Onitsha while speaking with newsmen. He promised that during the procession, participants would not harass anybody or

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    Patience Jonathan may forfeit hotel to FG over $20m probe

    If she fails to explain the origin of almost $20m traced to her, Patience Jonathan, wife of the former President Goodluck Jonathan may have to forfeit her alleged N10bn hotel. “This is one of the questions she may have to answer as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission continues investigation into the $20m found in

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  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
    Rio Paralympics: Ndidi Nwosu Wins Nigeria’s 5th Gold

    Nigeria’s Ndidi Nwosu won the country’s fifth gold in the women’s -73kg Powerlifting event at the ongoing Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil. Nwosu lifted 140kg to equal the Paralympics Record (PR), which gave her the coveted gold at the event. France’s Souhad Ghazouani came second after she lifted 135kg, while Egypt’s Amany Ali came

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  • Okezie Ikpeazu
    Abia guber: Ikpeazu files another appeal in Owerri

    Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has approached the Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri to dismiss the originating summons earlier filed by Sir Friday Nwosu for incompetence which also ousted the court’s jurisdiction to entertain the action. Nwosu, who contested the December 8, 2014 PDP primary, had filed a suit at the Federal High

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    Troops clear two kidnappers’ camps in Imo

    Troops of 34 Field Artillery Brigade involved in field training exercise of Operation CROCODILE SMILE raided two major kidnappers’ camps belonging to “De-Well” and “De-Gbam” cultists groups in Umoubi and Umudike forests, both in Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State recently. A statement issued by the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col.

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    Boko Haram: 2 soldiers, 11 insurgents killed in multiple battles

    Two soldiers of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), were, last Thursday killed in an explosion while fighting Boko Haram insurgents in the northern part of Borno State near the Cameroon border, an official said yesterday. The soldiers, according to Muhammed Dole, spokesperson of the MNJTF, were returning to their base at the end of

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    This a message from the President of the Federal Republic, Muhammadu Buhari, to Nigerians on the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir. Excerpts; Fellow Compatriots, as you celebrate the Eid-El-Kabir, I salute your steadfastness in spite of the difficult economic times the country is going through. The lessons of the Eid are piety and sacrifice and, my dear

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    Factions Of Boko Haram Fighters Engage In Deadly Clash In Borno

    Two factions of the Boko Haram sect in Monguno area of Borno State engaged in a bloody fight over leadership tussle, sources told the AFP on Thursday. The sect had split after the Islamic State group announced Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the son of Boko Haram’s founder Mohammed Yusuf, as the sect’s new leader to replace

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