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Flood Destroys Makurdi-Lafia-Abuja Road

The only road linking Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, is about splitting into two at the Yelwa settlement, on the outskirts of Makurdi, Benue State. The situation was of serious concern to motorists and commuters plying the road on Tuesday as many of them …

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FEC Meeting Cancelled For This Week – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting would not hold on Wednesday due to inadequate time to prepare the documents for the meeting. The minister made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday in Kano by his Special Adviser, Segun Adeyemi. He stated …

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Nigerian Chigozie Killed In India Over Biafra

Argument over desirability of  Biafra by some Nigerians in India has been  blamed for the death of  N. Chigozie, a 33 year old who came to India with a student visa. Indian police in Bengaluru are already probing the death. The body of the Nigerian was found near the railway …

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Suitor Dies In Katsina Sharo Marriage Flogging Game

A young man, Yari Inusa, has died while competing with another suitor for a lady’s hand in marriage. The incident happened at Durmin Biri village, in the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. Police sources said the man died following injuries he sustained on the head when he engaged …

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Nigerian Economy Out Of Recession According To Statistics

The Nigerian economy is out of recession, the National Bureau of Statistics has announced this morning. According to the NBS, in the second quarter of 2017, the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 0.55% (year-on-year) in real terms, indicating the emergence of the economy from recession after five consecutive …

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I Don’t Want To Live Up To 120 Years, Says Adeboye

The General Overseer Worldwide of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Monday told a large congregation in Minna, Niger State that he would not want to live up to 120 years. Adeboye spoke during a birthday service for Pastor Yerima El-Samaila of the Faith Foundation Church, …

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Prince William And Kate Expecting Baby Number 3

Prince William and wife, Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have announced that they are expecting their third child. The Duke and Duchess had in 2013 welcomed first child Prince George. The couple also had a girl in 2015. The official Twitter account of the Kensington Palace announced that they are now expecting their …

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Obama’s Parting Letter To Trump Revealed

Barack Obama had some written words of wisdom for President Trump on the day of his Inauguration, mostly on how to keep the country running smoothly in his absence. Obama’s penned parting letter has just been revealed. The one he wrote on his way out for the then-incoming President, which …

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23 Universities Adopt JAMB’s 120 Cut-Off Mark

At least 23 Nigerian universities have adopted the 120 cut-off mark recently introduced by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB. The universities, mostly private, are among the 168 universities in Nigeria whose cut-off marks were released in a document Premium Times obtained from JAMB on Friday. The universities that …

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Gulder Ultimate Search Winner, Hector, Shot Dead

The winner of the 2006 Gulder Ultimate Search, Hector Joberteh, has been killed in Lagos. According to report, Hector had gone out, earlier Saturday morning to pick a relative from the Muritala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos State. It was suggested that his assailants had trailed him from the airport to …

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Buhari Not Travelling To US- Presidency

A Presidential Aide, Lauretta Onochie has taken to twitter to debunk the news that President Muhammadu Buhari will be jetting to US tomorrow, 4th of September has earlier been circulated on Twitter and also reported exclusively by Sahara reporters. Lauretta took to twitter saying, the President usually informs Nigerians before …

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China Bans Children From Attending Church Services

The Chinese Government has placed a ban on children in the country attending church services. The move is reportedly a bid to crack down on religion in the country, particularly Islam and Christianity. According to Daily Mail, over one hundred churches in Wenzhou, China’s Zhejiang province were served a notice saying minors …

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Fayose Sacks Aide Over Eid El-Kabir Prayers

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has sacked his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Idowu Adelusi. A statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said Adelusi was relieved of his duty over “dereliction of duty.” The statement, which was announced on the state-owned radio station, did …

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Nnamdi Kanu Is Bigger Than Buhari- FFK

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has said that Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu is bigger than President Muhammadu Buhari, saying ”…Nnamdi Kanu is bigger than Buhari.He is a real lion.’ Fani-Kayode on his twitter handle also wrote that he had learnt that soldiers and police men have been …

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Buhari Leaves For US On Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja on Monday, September 4, 2017 for a trip to Washington, DC, Sahara Reporters say. Mr. Buhari’s trip to the US is at the invitation of President Donald Trump, with a Nigerian Presidency source telling their correspondent that Mr. Trump extended the invitation last February, shortly after …

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