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France denies housing IPOB financial HQ

BY Victoria Ojeme France has denied information that the Financial headquarters of the proscribed Indeginous People of Biafra (IPOB) is located in that country. President of France Emmanuel Macron addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 19, 2017 in New York City. Among the issues facing the …

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Troops raid kidnappers’ dens in Ondo, arrest 7

By Dayo Johnson Akure—DISTURBED by the security threat occasioned by various abductions of prominent and innocent persons in the state, the Nigeria Army, yesterday, raided kidnappers’ dens and arrested seven of their kingpins in Akoko area of Ondo State and border towns. No fewer than 25 persons have been kidnapped …

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Stakeholders decry leadership instability in NUBIFIE

By Victor Ahiuma-YoungTHE just concluded National Delegates Conference, NDC, of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions, NUBIFIE, in Lagos, provided members the opportunity to examine the leadership instability that has plagued it and find a way forward. It was generally agreed by most speakers at the opening …

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Debts profile: FG’s disclosure confirms my claim on Fayemi – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said the Federal Government’s disclosure on the debt profile of the state has vindicated him on his claim that the immediate past administration of Dr Kayode Fayemi ran the state aground financially. Fayose The governor, who was reacting to statement by the National …

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Terrorism: Buhari lauds Jordan for military hardware donation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in New York lauded the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the donation of hardware in support of Nigeria’s campaign against terrorism and insurgency. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in …

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Customs impounds 13 bullet proof cars, 5 others in Abuja

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau ChiefABUJA—The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has seized 18 smuggled exotic cars from an Abuja-based car dealer., 13 of which are bullet-proof. car Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), told journalists in Abuja, yesterday, that the importer did not obtain clearance from the Office of …

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ACPN candidate, Ojiba demands withdrawal of troops

GOVERNORSHIP candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Akunwata Ojiba has called on the Federal Government to withdraw the troops deployed to the South-East geopolitical zone. Akunwata Ejoh Ojiba Ojiba, who issued a statement in Awka, Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to embrace dialogue as the best option …

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Overdose on paracetamol causes liver failure, Expert warns

Abuja – Dr Arikawe Adeolu, a medical practitioner at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja, has warned that an overdose of paracetamol drug could cause liver failure within 24 hours. Adeolu gave the warning in an interview in Abuja on Monday. Essential drugs like antimalarials and antibiotics have become more …

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Rooney gets two year ban after drink-drive guilty plea

Former England captain Wayne Rooney was Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to drink driving. *Rooney The Everton forward was stopped by police when driving a woman’s black Volkswagen Beetle at 2:00 am (0100 GMT) on September …

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APC: Gov Shettima breaks silence, says no aspirant questioned primaries

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor & Ndahi Marama Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State yesterday said that none of the 12 aspirants questioned the process that led to the emergence of Dr. Tony Nwoye as the candidate before, during and after the primaries. Governor Shettima who chaired the panel spoke …

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