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Sen Dino Melaye moved from DSS facility to SARS office

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The police have moved senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, to the federal special anti-robbery squad office in Guzape district, Abuja. The police transferred the senator from their hospital to a Department of State Services health facility on Friday for treatment after he complained that he was not getting better. …

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Group tells Soyinka to stop supporting Buhari


A pro-democracy group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, has criticised Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, for allegedly attacking former President Olusegun Obasanjo and subtly supporting President Muhammadu Buhari. The group asked Nigerians to be wary of the Nobel laureate, alleging that he (Soyinka) has “sacrificed his hard-earned …

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Why Nigerian Army invaded Daily Trust offices


The Nigerian Army says it invaded the offices of Daily Trust  Newspapers offices in Maiduguri and Abuja, to invite the organisation’s journalists responsible for the publication of a classified military operation plans. The army admitted invading the newspapers’ offices in a statement by its spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman. Usman explained …

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2019 polls: CAN declares Jan 10 day of national prayer

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The Christian Association of Nigeria has declared January 10, 2019, a national day of prayers for peaceful, free, fair and credible election in the country and for freedom for Leah Sharibu and others in Boko Haram captivity. It directed churches nationwide to observe prayers between 11am and 2pm against violence, …

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Allow me to concentrate, Buhari begs striking labour unions

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appealed to various labour unions in the country to reduce their agitations to enable his administration to concentrate on repairing damaged infrastructure. He spoke during a meeting with the executive committee of the National Association of Nigerian Students at the State House in Abuja. Buhari …

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Late Shehu Shagari never calls anyone a thief, says Shehu Sani

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 The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, said late Shehu Shagari has never called anyone a thief but lived an exemplary life that is worthy of emulation. The former President and elder stateman, Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari (GCFR), died after a brief illness at the National Hospital, Abuja. In a tweet, …

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2019 elections: PDP is not an option – Oshiomhole

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National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has expressed optimism that his party will win the 2019 presidential election convincingly. Oshiomhole, who spoke on Thursday with State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said the opposition Peoples …

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