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Troops rescue 6-year-old, kill three Boko Haram

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The Nigerian Army has rescued a 6 year-old boy from Boko Haram captivity in Bama Local Government Area of Borno. The troops also killed three Boko Haram insurgents in gun duel at various insurgents’ enclaves in the area. Brig. Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, made the disclosure in a statement issued Read More

I’m not Grooming My Son to become Kwara governor – Saraki

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At the end of the 2nd legislative year of the 8th Senate President, Bukola Saraki spoke on the journey so far and controversies on devolution of power, ex-governor’s pension and salary, anti-corruption and constitutional review. He also spoke on the politics of his home state of Kwara. The senate just adjourned after its second legislative Read More

UNILAG lecturer stabs postgraduate student

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A postgraduate student of the University of Lagos, Jimi Fatunbi, has been allegedly injured by two lecturers at the university campus. Fatunbi told our correspondence on Friday how he was slapped and stabbed by the lecturers at about midnight on Wednesday. He identified the lecturers as Dr.Babawale Taiwo and Dr. Israel Abiala, who lecture at Read More

Gunmen kidnapped Italian priest in Edo

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Gunmen on Friday kidnapped an Italian priest in Benin City, Edo State. According to the website of the Italian Catholic Bishops Conference, Avvenire, the victim, 63-year-old Maurizio Pallu, had been working for three years in Nigeria before his kidnap. The report stated that Pallu was taken alongside four other people after arriving at Benin on Read More

Government alone can’t fund universities – Osinbajo

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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says government alone cannot provide the kind of support required for universities to develop at the rate expected of them. He said a lot of the support had to come from alumni of the universities as well as the private sector. According to a copy of his speech made available to journalists on Saturday by Read More

Four die as French army-chartered plane crashes off Ivory Coast

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Four Moldovan nationals were killed on Saturday when a transport plane chartered by the French army crashed off Ivory Coast, firefighters said. Another six people were injured in the crash of the Antonov aircraft which had 10 people on board, firefighter Colonel Issa Sakho told local television. Four French nationals were among the injured, a Read More

EFCC: Allow Patience Jonathan’s late mother to rest – Ohanaeze

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The Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, yesterday again came hard on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over what it called endless persecution of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s family. It asked the commission to allow the late Mama charity Oba, mother of Dame Patience Jonathan to rest in peace. The OYC said the “obvious persecution” Read More

Former Supreme Court Justice, Saifullahi Coomassie dead, buried

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The body of Ex-Supreme Court Judge, Justice Saifullahi Coommassie, who died early hours of Friday, has been buried in his hometown, Zaria, Kaduna State. Hide quoted text Coommassie reportedly died at the age of 71 after a brief illness. The funeral prayer was performed at the Emir of Zazzau’s palace according to Islamic rites. Dignitaries Read More

VIDEO: Pastor Osinbajo now has PhD in lying – Asari Dokubo

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Former Niger Delta warlord, Mujaheed Asari Dokubo has lambasted Vice President, Pastor Yemi Osinbajo describing him as a great liar. Asara said the vice President now had PhD in lying. The ex-militant leader said this in a video he shared on Friday in reaction to the NNPC contract saga. There have been conflicting reports of Read More