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Ogun Recruits 1,007 Workers Into Civil Service

The Ogun State Government says it has recruited 1,007 workers into its civil service. The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adedayo Adeneye, said this in a statement on Sunday. Adeneye said the government absorbed 803 officers following the 2016 Public Service Entrance Examination, while 204 others were employed through …

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Charly Boy Mocks 2Face

Veteran entertainment personality and the self-style ‘Area Father’ Charles Oputa a.k.a. Charly Boy is well known for his social activism and he was one of the first celebrated artistes to back the African Queen crooner on his mission to embark on a nationwide protest. On hearing that the singer had …

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President Buhari Extends Vacation, Writes National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly today, February 5, 2017, informing of his desire to extend his leave in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors. The President had planned to return to Abuja this evening, but was …

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James Ibori Finally Back In Nigeria

The former Governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori who was released last month from prison in the United Kingdom (UK) has arrived in Nigeria. Recall Ibori had told a BBC correspondent that he would be in the country in a matter of days and would appeal his conviction.

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There’s No Travel Ban On Nigerians – US Envoy

United States has said Nigerians will not be banned from entering the country contrary to speculations of many. Trump had signed an executive order barring citizens from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Libya, Somalia and Sudan from entering the country for 90 days and also suspended the admission of all refugees …

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Those Wishing Buhari Death Are Callous, Treacherous And Wicked- Obasanjo

Former President  Olusegun Obasanjo has flayed Nigerians wishing President Muhammadu Buhari dead, saying they are “callous, treacherous and wicked.” A section of the social media was awash with reported claims that President Buhari had died in London, United Kingdom, following his illness last week. However, Obasanjo said instead of embarking …

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15,000 Youths To Welcome President Buhari From Vacation

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), says it has mobilised no fewer than 15,000 Nigerian youths to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, from vacation. Malam Gambo Jagindi, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President of NYCN, Murtala Gamji, made the disclosure …

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Nigerians Deported From the UK Arrive Lagos Airport

The 41 Nigerians deported from the United Kingdom arrived Lagos yesterday. The deportees were very aggressive and refused to interact with newsmen. They screamed intermittently that they were deported unjustly. Some of them who refused to be identified told Vanguard; “We were not even given any chance to pick any …

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Adama Barrow Swears In 10-Ministers, Newly Freed Political Prisoners Among

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has sworn-in 10 cabinet ministers in the capital Banjul on Wednesday. Among them are political prisoners during exiled former President Yahya Jammeh’s regime including leader of the main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) Ousainou Darboe, Omar Jallow, women’s right activist Dr Isatou Touray and National Treasurer …

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Chinese Billionaire Kidnapped In Hong Kong

A Chinese billionaire with Canadian citizenship has been seized from his apartment at the Four Seasons hotel in Hong Kong and taken to mainland China, a source familiar with the situation told CNN Wednesday. Hong Kong police said they were investigating the disappearance of Xiao Jianhua, who was reported missing …

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Ambode Okays Death Penalty For Kidnappers, Signs Bill Into Law

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday signed into law the anti-kidnapping bill recently passed by the State House of Assembly, with a pledge to ensure its full implementation to eradicate kidnapping once and for all in the State. The Prohibition of the Act of Kidnapping Law imposes a …

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Reuben Abati: Donald Trump And The Muslim World

I am not a fan of Donald Trump, the incumbent President of the United States. I didn’t stand with him. I stood with her- Hillary Clinton- in the last US Presidential election. No other election in recent American history has been more international in terms of interest and emotional involvement. …

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FG Inaugurates Solar Home Systems In FCT

The Federal Government has inaugurated 200 solar home systems in the FCT to increase electricity generation from 13 per cent in 2015 to 36 per cent in 2030. The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, inaugurated the project on Tuesday in Wuna community, Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT. Osibanjo said …

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